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Department of Zoology



Key publications: 

Schlegel, P., Costa, M., & Jefferis, G. S. X. E. (2017). Learning from connectomics on the fly. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 24, 96–105.

Schlegel, P., Texada, M. J., Miroschnikow, A., Schoofs, A., Hückesfeld, S., Peters, M., … Pankratz, M. J. (2016). Synaptic transmission parallels neuromodulation in a central food-intake circuit. eLife, 5.

Schoofs A, Hückesfeld S, Schlegel P, Miroschnikow A, Peters M, Zeymer M, Spieß R, Chiang AS, Pankratz MJ. Selection of motor programs for suppressing food intake and inducing locomotion in the Drosophila brain. PLoS Biol. 2014 Jun;12(6) e1001893. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001893. PMID: 24960360; PMCID: PMC4068981.


Other publications: 

Hückesfeld S, Schoofs A, Schlegel P, Miroschnikow A, Pankratz MJ. Localization of Motor Neurons and Central Pattern Generators for Motor Patterns Underlying Feeding Behavior in Drosophila Larvae. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0135011. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135011.

Research Associate

Contact Details

Room 416 Austin Building
01223 (3)34455


Person keywords: 
computational neuroanatomy