Selected publications


Wu, S., Guo, C., Zhao, H., Sun, M., Chen, J., Han, C., Peng, Q., Qiao, H., Peng, P., Liu, Y., Luo, S. D., and Pan, Y. (2019) Drosulfakinin signaling in fruitless circuitry antagonizes P1 neurons to regulate sexual arousal in Drosophila. Nature Communications 10, 4770. [link]


Guo, C., Pan, Y., and Gong, Z. (2019) Recent Advances in the Genetic Dissection of Neural Circuits in Drosophila. Neuroscience Bulletin, [link]


Zhang, W., Guo, C., Chen, D., Peng, Q., and Pan, Y. (2018). Hierarchical Control of Drosophila Sleep, Courtship, and Feeding Behaviors by Male-Specific P1 Neurons, Neuroscience Bulletin, [link]


Chen, D., Sitaraman, D., Chen, N., Jin, X., Han, C., Chen, J., Sun, M., Baker, B.S., Nitabach, M.N., and Pan, Y. (2017). Genetic and neuronal mechanisms governing the sex-specific interaction between sleep and sexual behaviors in Drosophila. Nature Communications 8, 154. [link]


Pan, Y. (2016). Sandman is a Sleep Switch in Drosophila. Neuroscience Bulletin 32, 503-504. [link]


Pan, Y., and Baker, B.S. (2014). Genetic identification and separation of innate and experience-dependent courtship behaviors in Drosophila. Cell 156, 236-248. [link]


Zhou, C., Pan, Y., Robinett, C.C., Meissner, G.W., and Baker, B.S. (2014). Central brain neurons expressing doublesex regulate female receptivity in Drosophila. Neuron 83, 149-163. [link]


Pan, Y., Meissner, G.W., and Baker, B.S. (2012). Joint control of Drosophila male courtship behavior by motion cues and activation of male-specific P1 neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109, 10065-10070. [link]


Pan, Y., Robinett, C.C., and Baker, B.S. (2011). Turning males on: activation of male courtship behavior in Drosophila melanogaster. PloS one 6, e21144. [link]


Pan, Y., Zhou, Y., Guo, C., Gong, H., Gong, Z., and Liu, L. (2009). Differential roles of the fan-shaped body and the ellipsoid body in Drosophila visual pattern memory. Learning & memory 16, 289-295. [link]


Li, W., Pan, Y., Wang, Z., Gong, H., Gong, Z., and Liu, L. (2009). Morphological characterization of single fan-shaped body neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. Cell and tissue research 336, 509-519. [link]


Wang, Z., Pan, Y., Li, W., Jiang, H., Chatzimanolis, L., Chang, J., Gong, Z., and Liu, L. (2008). Visual pattern memory requires foraging function in the central complex of Drosophila. Learning & memory 15, 133-142. [link]