Publications / Preprints

L. Fenk*, A. Kim*, G. Maimon (2021) Suppression of motion vision during course-changing, but not course-stabilizing, navigational turns *Equal Contribution Curr. Biol. 31, 1-12. link pdf

V. Vijayan, Z. Wang, V. Chandra, A. Chakravorty, R. Li, S. Sarbanes, H. Akhlaghpour, G. Maimon (2021) An internal expectation guides Drosophila egg-laying decisions bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.30.462671 link pdf

V. Vijayan, F. Wang, K. Wang, A. Chakravorty, A. Adachi, H. Akhlaghpour, B.J. Dickson, G. Maimon (2021) A rise-to-threshold signal for a relative value deliberation. bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.23.461548 link pdf

C. Lyu, L.F. Abbott, G. Maimon (2020) A neuronal circuit for vector computation builds an allocentric traveling- direction signal in the Drosophila fan-shaped body. bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.22.423967 link pdf

J. Lu, E.A. Westeinde*, L.Hamburg*, P.M. Dawson, C. Lyu, G. Maimon, S. Druckmann, R.I. Wilson (2020) Transforming representations of movement from body- to world-centric space. *Equal Contribution bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.22.424001 link pdf

J. Isaacman-Beck, K.C. Paik, C.F.R. Wienecke, H.H. Yang, Y.E. Fisher, I.E. Wang, I.G. Ishida, G. Maimon, R.I. Wilson, T.R. Clandinin (2020) SPARC enables genetic manipulation of precise proportions of cells Nat. Neurosci. 23, 1168-1175 link pdf

G. Maimon (2019) Could fruit flies reveal the hidden mechanisms of the mind? Scientific American (opinion blog) Flies Mind

J. Green, V. Vijayan, P. Mussells Pires, A. Adachi, G. Maimon (2019) A neural heading estimate is compared with an internal goal to guide oriented navigation. Nat. Neurosci. 22, 1460-1468 link pdf

J. Green, G. Maimon (2018) Building a heading signal from anatomically defined neuron types in the Drosophila central complex. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 52, 156-164 link pdf

B.F. Ferris, J. Green, G. Maimon (2017) Abolishment of spontaneous flight turns in visually responsive Drosophila. Curr. Biol. 28, 170-180. link pdf

J. Green, A. Adachi, K.K. Shah, J.D. Hirokawa, P.S. Magani, G. Maimon (2017) A neuronal circuit architecture for angular integration in DrosophilaNature 546, 101–106. link pdf

A.J. Kim, L.M. Fenk, C. Lyu, G.Maimon (2017) Quantitative predictions orchestrate visual signaling in DrosophilaCell 168, 280–294. link pdf

A.J. Kim, J.K. Fitzgerald, G.Maimon (2015) Cellular evidence for efference copy in Drosophila visuomotor processingNat. Neurosci. 18, 1247–1255. link pdf

G. Maimon (2011). Modulation of visual physiology by behavioral state in monkeys, mice, and fliesCurr. Opin. Neurobiol. 21, 559–564. link

G. Maimon, A.D. Straw, M.H. Dickinson (2010) Active flight increases the gain of visual motion processing in Drosophila. Nat. Neurosci. 13, 393–399. link pdf

V. Bhandawat, G. Maimon, M.H. Dickinson, R.I. Wilson (2010) Olfactory modulation of flight in Drosophila is sensitive, selective and rapidJ. Exp. Biol 213, 3625–3635. link pdf

G. Maimon, J.A. Assad (2009) Beyond Poisson: Increased spike-time regularity across primate parietal cortex. Neuron 62, 426–440. link pdf

G. Maimon, A.D. Straw, M.H. Dickinson (2008) A simple vision-based algorithm for decision making in flying Drosophila. Curr. Biol. 18, 464–470. link pdf

G. Maimon, J.A. Assad (2006) A cognitive signal for the proactive timing of action in macaque LIP. Nat. Neurosci. 9, 948-995. link pdf

G. Maimon, J.A. Assad (2006) Parietal area 5 and the initiation of self-timed movements versus simple reactions. J. Neurosci. 26, 2487-2498. link pdf

Preprints that have been published in peer reviewed journals

J. Isaacman-Beck, K.C. Paik, C.F.R. Wienecke, H.H. Yang, Y.E. Fisher, I.E. Wang, I.G. Ishida, G. Maimon, R.I. Wilson, T.R. Clandinin (2019) SPARC: a method to genetically manipulate precise proportions of cells. bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/788679 link pdf

J. Green, V. Vijayan, P. Mussells Pires, A. Adachi, G. Maimon (2018) Walking Drosophila aim to maintain a neural heading estimate at an internal goal angle. bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/315796 link pdf