Active Research Projects

Motor Neuron Development and Circuitry

We are studying how the neural circuitry that is required for coordinated walking in adult flies is constructed during development, and how it functions in the adult.

Recent Publication

Hox complexes in A. aegypti (our contribution)

An improved genome assembly for Aedes aegypti

Benjamin J. Matthews, Olga Dudchenko, [LOTS]... Leslie B. Vosshall