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  1. Roth H., Wernet, M.F., (2021) Colour opponency: Chromatic and achromatic circuits in the mix. Curr Biol 31(8):R378-R381. Dispatch. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2021.02.037.
  2. Sancer G., Wernet, M.F., (2021) The development and function of neuronal subtypes processing color and skylight polarization in the optic lobes of Drosophila melanogaster. Arthropod Structure & Development https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1467803920301353
  3. Timaeus, L., Geid, L., Sancer, G., Wernet, M.F., Hummel, T. (2020). Parallel Visual Pathways with Topographic versus Nontopographic Organization Connect the Drosophila Eyes to the Central Brain. iScience  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101590
  4. Mathejczyk, T.F., Wernet, M.F. (2020). Modular assays for the quantitative study of visually guided navigation in both flying and walking flies. J Neurosci Methods (in press). doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2020.108747
  5. Kind, E., Belušič, G., Wernet, M.F. (2020). Mosaics Across Fly Species: Variations on a Theme. In: Senses, a comprehensive reference, 2nd Edition. Elsevier Inc., Bernd Fritzsch (Editor). https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.23904-7.
  6. Kiral, F.R., Linneweber, G.A., Mathejczyk, T., Georgiev, S.V., Wernet, M.F., Hassan, B.A., von Kleist, M., Hiesinger, P.R. (2020). Autophagy-dependent filopodial kinetics restrict synaptic partner choice during Drosophila brain wiring. Nat Commun 11(1):1325. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-14781-4.
  7. Linneweber, G.A., Andriatsilavo, M., Dutta, S., Hellbruegge, L., Liu, G., Ejsmont, R,K., Fenk, L.M., Straw, A.D., Wernet, M., Hiesinger, P.R., Hassan, B.A. (2020). A neurodevelopmental origin of behavioral individuality. Science 367(6482):1112-1119. doi: 10.1126/science.aaw7182.
  8. Uhlhorn J, Wernet MF. (2020). Colour Vision: Self-Centered Fly Photoreceptors Communicate over Distances. Curr Biol 30(2):R78-R81. Dispatch. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.11.050.
  9. Sancer, G., Kind, E.,Uhlhorn, J., Volkmann, J., Hammacher, J. Phan, T., Plazaola-Sasieta, H., Wernet, M.F. (2019): Cellular and synaptic adaptations of neural circuits processing skylight polarization in the fly, Journal of Comparative Physiology A https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-019-01389-3
  10. Mathejczyk, T.F., Wernet, M.F. Heading choices of flying Drosophila under changing angles of polarized light. Sci Rep 9, 16773 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41598-019-53330-y
  11. Sancer, G., Kind, E., Plazaola-Sasieta, H., Balke, J., Pham, T., Hasan, A., Münch, L. O., Courgeon, M., Mathejczyk, T. F., and Wernet, M. F. (2019): Modality-Specific Circuits for Skylight Orientation in the Fly Visual System, Current Biology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.07.020
  12. Heinloth, T., Uhlhorn, J., & Wernet, M. F. (2018). Insect Responses to Linearly Polarized Reflections: Orphan Behaviors Without Neural Circuits. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 12(March), 50.
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  14. Mathejczyk, M., Wernet, M.F. (2017). Sensing polarized light in insects. In: Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Oxford Academy Press (in press).
  15. Wernet, M.F., Desplan, C. (2015). Brain wiring in the fourth dimension. Preview. Cell. 162(1):20-2.
  16. Wernet, M.F., Perry, M.W., Desplan, C. (2015).The vast evolutionary diversity of insect retinal mosaics: common design principles and emerging molecular logic. Trends in Genetics. 31(6):316-328.
  17. Wernet, M.F., Huberman, A.D., Desplan, C. (2014). So many pieces, one puzzle: From cell type specification to circuit assembly in the visual system.Genes & Development. 28(23):2565-84. Review.
  18. Wernet, M.F., Klovstad, M., Clandinin, T.R. (2014). A quantitative, multi-color Drosophila toolkit reveals stochastic exclusion between transgenic Sindbis genomes in vivo. PLoS One. 9(11):e112092.
  19. Velez, M.M., Gohl, D., Clandinin, T.R., Wernet, M.F. (2014). Differences in neural circuitry guiding behavioral responses to polarized light presented to either the dorsal or ventral retina in Drosophila. J Neurogenetics10:1-30.
  20. Velez, M.M., Wernet, M.F., Clark, D.A., Clandinin, T.R. (2014). Walking Drosophila align with the e-vector of linearly polarized light through directed modulation of angular acceleration. J Comp Physiol A. 200(6):603-14.
  21. Wernet, M.F., Meier, K.M., Baumann-Klausener, F., Dorfman, R., Weihe, U., Labhart, T., Desplan, C. (2014). Genetic dissection of photoreceptor subtype specification by the Drosophila zinc finger proteins Elbow and No ocelli. PLoS Genetics 10(3):e1004210.
  22. Wernet, M.F., Klovstad, M., Clandinin, T.R. (2014). Generation of infectious virus particles from inducible transgenic genomes. Current Biology 24(3):R107-8.
  23. Wernet, M.F., Desplan, C. (2014). Homothorax and Extradenticle alter the transcription factor network in Drosophila ommatidia at the dorsal rim of the retina. Development 141(4):918-28.
  24. Wernet, M.F., Desplan, C. (2013). Sensory cell fates: four defaults for the price of one. Current Biology 23(24):R1089-91. Preview.
  25. Wernet, M.F., Velez, M.M., Clark, D.A., Baumann-Klausener, F., Brown, J.R., Labhart, T., Clandinin, T.R. (2012). Genetic dissection reveals two separate retinal substrates for polarization vision in Drosophila. Current Biology 22:1-9.
  26. Mazzoni, E.O., Celik, A., Wernet, M.F., Vasiliauskas, D., Johnston, R.J., Cook, T.A., Pichaud, F., Desplan, C. (2008). Iroquois complex genes induce co-expression of rhodopsins in Drosophila,PLoS Biology 6(4):e97.
  27. Wernet, M.F., Celik, A., Mikeladze-Dvali, T., Desplan, C. (2007). Generation of uniform fly retinas. Current Biology 17(23):R1002-3.
  28. Wernet, M.F.*, Mazzoni, E.O.*, Celik, A.*, Duncan, D.A., Duncan, I., Desplan, C. (2006). Stochastic expression of the Drosophila Dioxin receptor Spineless creates the retinal mosaic required for color vision. Nature 440(7081):174-80.
  29. Mikeladze-Dvali, T.*, Wernet, M.F.*, Pistillo, D., Teleman, A., Chen, Y.W., Mazzoni, E.O., Desplan, C. (2005). The growth regulators Dlats and Melted interact in a bistable loop to specify opposite fates in R8 photoreceptors. Cell 122(5):775-87.
  30. Wernet, M.F., Desplan, C. (2004). Building a retinal mosaic: cell-fate decisions in the fly eye. Trends in Cell Biology 14(10):576-84. Review.
  31. Weihe, U., Dorfman, R., Wernet, M.F., Cohen, S.M., Milan, M. (2004). Proximodistal subdivision of Drosophila legs and wings: the elbow-no ocelli complex. Development 131(4):767-74.
  32. Wernet, M.F., Labhart, T., Baumann, F., Mazzoni, E.O., Pichaud, F., and Desplan, C. (2003) Homothorax switches function of Drosophila photoreceptors from color to polarized light sensors. Cell 115(3):267-79.
  33. Tahayato, A., Sonneville, R., Pichaud, F., Wernet, M.F., Papatsenko, D., Beaufils, P., Cook, T., and Desplan, C. (2003) Otd/Crx, a dual regulator for the specification of ommatidial subtypes in the Drosophila retina. Developmental Cell 5(3):391-402.
  34. Kiefer, C., Sumser, E., Wernet, M.F., Von Lintig, J (2002). A class B scavenger receptor mediates the cellular uptake of carotenoids in Drosophila. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99(16):10581-6.
  35. Dorfman, R., Glazer, L., Weihe, U., Wernet, M.F., Shilo, B.Z. (2002). Elbow and Noc define a family of zinc finge proteins controlling morphogenesis of specific tracheal branches. Development 129(15):3585-96.
  36. Von Lintig, J., Dreher, A., Kiefer, C., Wernet, M.F., Vogt, K. (2001). Analysis of the blind Drosophila mutant ninaB identifies the gene encoding the key enzyme for Vitamin A formation in vivo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98(3):1130-5.
  37. Mollereau, B., Wernet, M.F., Beaufils, P., Killian, D., Pichaud, F., Kuhnlein, R., Desplan, C. (2000). A green fluorescent protein enhancer trap screen in Drosophila photoreceptor cells. Mech. Dev. 93(1-2):151-60.