GSBS Student Publications

Title

Drosophila memory: dopamine signals punishment

Student Author(s)

Alex Keene

GSBS Program

Neuroscience

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Neurobiology; Waddell Lab; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience Program

Date

11-22-2005

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Animals; Association Learning; Conditioning (Psychology); Dopamine; Drosophila; Memory; Mushroom Bodies; Neurons; Smell

Disciplines

Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

Abstract

Dopamine-containing neurons are widespread in the fly brain and have been implicated in negatively reinforced memory. Current technology allows the investigator to watch dopaminergic neurons in action in the brain of a learning fly.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Curr Biol. 2005 Nov 22;15(22):R932-4. Link to article on publisher's site

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.cub.2005.10.058

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

Journal Title

Current biology : CB

PubMed ID

16303554