Cruz, TL, and Chiappe, ME (2023). Multilevel visual control of locomotion in Drosophila. Current Opinion Neurobiol 82, 102774

Chiappe, ME (2023). Circuits for self-motion estimation and walking control in Drosophila. Current Opinion Neurobiol 81, 102748

Erginkaya, M, and Chiappe, ME (2022). Motion vision: Drosophila neural pathways that go with the visualflow. Current Biology 16, R881-883.


Fujiwara T, Brotas M, and Chiappe ME (2022). Walking  strides direct rapid and flexible recruitment of visual circuits for course control in Drosophila. Neuron 110, 1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2022.04.008

Cruz TL, Pérez SM, Chiappe ME. Fast tuning of posture control by visual feedback underlies gaze stabilization in walking Drosophila. Curr Biol. 2021 Sep 2:S0960-9822(21)01145-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.08.041

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James P Bohnslav Nivanthika K Wimalasena Kelsey J Clausing Yu Y Dai David A Yarmolinsky Tomás Cruz Adam D Kashlan M Eugenia Chiappe Lauren L Orefice Clifford J Woolf Christopher D Harvey (2021). DeepEthogram,  a machine learning pipeline for supervised behavior classification from raw pixels eLife 2021;10:e63377 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.63377


A. Raoulf Issa, João Picao-Osorio, Nuno Rito, M. Eugenia Chiappe, and Claudio Alonso (2019). A single MicroRNA-Hox Gene module controls equivalent movements in biomechanically distinct forms of Drosophila. Current Biology  


Laura Busse, Jessica A. Cardin, M. Eugenia Chiappe, Michael M. Halassa, Matthew J. McGinley, Takayuki Yamashita and Aman B. Saleem (2017). Sensation during active behavior. J. Neurosci.


Terufumi Fujiwara, Tomás L Cruz, James P Bohnslav, and M Eugenia Chiappe (2017) A faithful internal representation of walking movements in the Drosophila visual system Nat. Neurosci. 20:72-81 doi:10.1038/nn.4435

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Terufumi Fujiwara and M. Eugenia Chiappe (2017). Motor-driven modulation in visual neural circuits. Chapter 10 in Decoding neural circuit structure and function: cellular dissection using genetic model organisms. Vol. 261. Ed Mathias Wernet and Arzu Çelik. Springer Int.


Erginkaya, M, Cruz, TL, Brotas, M, Steck, K, Nern, A, Torrao, F, Varela, N, Bock, D, Reiser, MB,  Chiappe, ME (2023). A competitive disinhibitory network for robust optic flow processing in Drosophila. BioRxiv 552150


Tomás CruzTerufumi FujiwaraNélia VarelaFarhan MohammadAdam Claridge-ChangM Eugenia Chiappe (2019). Motor context coordinates visually guided walking in Drosophila. BioRxiv 572792




Tuthill JC, Chiappe ME, Reiser MB (2011) Neural correlates of illusory motion perception in Drosophila. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108 (23), 9685-9690 doi:10.1073/pnas.1100062108


Chiappe ME, Seelig JD, Reiser MB, Jayaraman V (2010) Walking Modulates Speed Sensitivity in Drosophila Motion Vision. Curr. Biol. 20 (16), 1470-1475 doi:10.1016/j.cub.2010.06.072


Seelig JD*, Chiappe ME*, Lott GK*, Dutta A, Osborne JE, Reiser MB, Jayaraman V (2010) Two-photon calcium imaging from head-fixed Drosophila during optomotor walking behavior. Nat. Methods 7 (7), 535-534 doi:10.1038/nmeth.1468 *equal contribution


Tian L, Hires SA, Mao T, Huber D, Chiappe ME, Chalasani SH, Petreanu L, Akerboom J, McKinney SA, Schreiter ER, Bargmann CI, Jayaraman V, Svoboda K and Looger LL (2009) Imaging neural activity in worms, flies and mice with improved GCaMP calcium indicators. Nat. Methods 6 , 875 – 881 doi:doi:10.1038/nmeth.1398