Publications / Preprints

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 doi.org/10.1038/s41593-020-0668- 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 (2019) SPARC: a method to genetically manipulate precise proportions of cells. bioRxiv doi.org/10.1101/788679 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 doi.org/10.1038/s41593-019-0444-x 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 doi.org/10.1101/315796 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 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