Current Biology QA with the FluGuy Current Biology 34, R301–R312, April 22, 2024


Lineage Analysis and Birthdating of Drosophila Central Complex Lineages

Adil R. Wani, Aisha Hamid, Gonzalo N. Morales Chaya, and Mubarak Hussain Syed

CSHL Drosophila Neurobiology, 4th Edition 


Developmental Genetic and Molecular Analysis of Drosophila Central Complex Lineages

Gonzalo N. Morales Chaya, Aisha Hamid, Adil R. Wani, Andrew Gutierrez, and Mubarak Hussain Syed

CSHL Drosophila Neurobiology, 4th Edition 


The conserved RNA-binding protein Imp is required for the specification and function of olfactory navigation circuitry in Drosophila                                                                                                              Aisha Hamid, Hannah Gattuso, Aysu Nora Caglar, Midhula Pillai, Theresa Steele, Alexa Gonzalez, Katherine Nagel,  Mubarak Hussain Syed (2024), Current Biology - Open Access                              

Stem cell-specific ecdysone signaling regulates the development and function of a Drosophila sleep homeostat   Adil R Wani, Budhaditya Chowdhury, Jenny Luong, Gonzalo Morales Chaya, Krishna Patel, Jesse Isaacman-Beck, Orie Shafer, Matthew S. Kayser, and Mubarak Hussain Syed (2024)                          BioRXiv doi:

 Time, Space, and Diversity

Xin Li and Mubarak Hussain Syed (2023) 

 The Drivers of Diversity: Integrated genetic and hormonal cues regulate neural diversity

Aisha Hamid, Andrew Gutierrez, Jordan Munroe, and Mubarak Hussain Syed (2023)

Journal Cover Image by Aisha Hamid

 Imp is required for timely exit from quiescence in Drosophila type II neuroblasts

Jordan A, Munroe,  Mubarak Hussain Syed, and Chris Q. Doe (2022)

A neural circuit for wind-guided olfactory navigation  

Andrew M. M. Matheson, Aaron J. Lanz, Ashley M. Medina, Al M. Licata, Timothy A. Currier, Mubarak H. Syed & Katherine I. Nagel  (2022)                                                                                


Identification of a molecular basis for the juvenile sleep state                                                          

Leela Chakravarti Dilley, Milan Szuperak, Naihua N Gong, Charlette E Williams, Ricardo Linares Saldana, David S Garbe, Mubarak Hussain Syed, Rajan Jain, Matthew S Kayser (2020).

Non-Cell-Autonomous Function of the GPI-Anchored Protein Undicht during Septate Junction Assembly    

Johanna Petri, Mubarak Hussain Syed, Simone Rey, Christian Klaembt (2019)                                        

Steroid hormone induction of temporal gene expression transitions in Drosophila brain neuroblasts

 Syed MH, Brandon Mark, and Chris Q. Doe (2017)                                                

Playing well with others: extrinsic cues regulate neural progenitor temporal identity to generate neuronal diversity 

Syed MH, Brandon Mark, and Chris Q. Doe (2017)                                      

The CD59 family member Leaky/Coiled is required for the establishment of the Blood Brain Barrier in Drosophila

Syed MH, Krudewig A, Engelen D, Stork T, Klämbt C (2011)

Mutants in phospholipid signaling attenuate the behavioral response of adult Drosophila to trehalose

Kain P, Badshah F, Syed MH, Nair A, Hasan G, Rodrigues V (2010)