• Pacheco, DA, Thiberge, SY, Pnevmatikakis, E, and Murthy, M. Auditory Activity is Diverse and Widespread Throughout the Central Brain of Drosophila. bioRxiv

  • Calhoun, AJ, Pillow, JW, and Murthy, M. Unsupervised identification of the internal states that shape natural behavior. bioRxiv in press

Other Collaborations:

  • Sun XR, Badura A, Pacheco DA, Lynch LA, Schneider ER, Taylor MP, Hogue IB, Enquist LW, Murthy M, and Wang SS. Fast GCaMPs for improved tracking of neuronal activityNature Communications. 2013 Jul 17;4:2170. 

  • Tayler TD, Pacheco DA, Hergarden AC, Murthy M, and Anderson DJ. A neuropeptide circuit that coordinates sperm transfer and copulation duration in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Dec 11;109(50):20697-702. 


Mala's Previous Publications:

Murthy, M, Fiete, I, and Laurent, G.  Testing odor response stereotypy in the Drosophila mushroom bodyNeuron. 2008 Sep 25;59(6):1009-23.

Murthy, M and Turner, G.  In vivo whole-cell recordings in the Drosophila brainDrosophila Neurobiology: A Laboratory Manual. Ed. Zhang B, Freeman MR, Waddell S. CSHL Press. June 2010.

Murthy, M*, Teodoro, R*, Miller, TP, and Schwarz, TL. Sec5, a member of the exocyst complex, mediates Drosophila embryo cellularizationDevelopment. 2010 Aug;137(16):2773-83. *equal authors

Menon, K, Andrews, S, Murthy, M, Gavis, E, and Zinn, K. The translational repressors Nanos and Pumilio have divergent effects on presynatic terminal growth and postsynaptic glutamate receptor subunit compositionJournal of Neuroscience. 2009 Apr;29(17):5558 –5572.

Langevin J, Morgan MJ, Sibarita JB, Aresta S, Murthy M, Schwarz T, Camonis J, Bellaiche Y. Drosophila exocyst components Sec5, Sec6, and Sec15 regulate DE-Cadherin trafficking from recycling endosomes to the plasma membrane.Developmental Cell. 2005 Sep;9(3):355-76.

Murthy, M, Ranjan, R, Denef, N, Higashi, M, Schupbach, T, and Schwarz TL. Sec6 mutations and the Drosophila exocyst complexJournal of Cell Science. 2005 Mar 15;118(Pt 6):1139-50. 

Murthy, M and Schwarz, TL. The exocyst component sec5 is required for membrane traffic and polarity in the Drosophila ovaryDevelopment. 2004 Jan 131(02): 377-388.

Murthy, M, Garza, D, Scheller, RH, and Schwarz, TL. Mutations in the exocyst component sec5 disrupt neuronal membrane traffic, but neurotransmitter release persistsNeuron. 2003 Feb 6;37(3):433-47.  

Chen, YA, Scales, SJ, Duvvuri, V, Murthy, M, Patel, SM, Schulman, H, and Scheller, RH. Calcium regulation of exocytosis in PC12 cellsJournal of Biological Chemistry. 2001 Jul 13;276(28):26680-7.

Kennedy, BK, Gotta, M, Sinclair, DA, Mills, K, McNabb, DS, Murthy, M, Pak, SM, Laroche, T, Gasser, SM, and Guarente, L. Redistribution of silencing proteins from telomeres to the nucleolus is associated with extension of life span in S. cerevisae. Cell. 1997 May 2;89(3):381-91.