Publications

Orb2 enables rare-codon-enriched mRNA expression during Drosophila neuron differentiation. Rebeccah K StewartPatrick Nguyen, Alain LaederachPelin C VolkanJessica K Sawyer, Donald T Fox. 2023 Biorxiv

Conserved atypical cadherin, Fat2, regulates axon terminal organization in the developing Drosophila olfactory sensory neurons. Khanh M. VienQichen DuanChun YeungPelin Cayirlioglu Volkan, 2023 Biorxiv

Social experience and pheromone receptor activity reprogram gene expression in sensory neurons.  Bryson DeanhardtQichen DuanChengcheng DuCharles SoederAlec MorloteDeeya GargCorbin D. JonesPelin Cayirlioglu Volkan 2023. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, Volume 13, Issue 6,   https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkad072

The effect of Drosophila attP40 background on the glomerular organization of Or47b olfactory receptor neurons Qichen Duan, Rachel EstrellaAllison CarsonYang ChenPelin C. Volkan, 2023 G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, Volume 13, Issue 4, https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkad022

Ant Olfaction: Smells Like an Insect, Develops Like a Mammal. Qichen Duan and Pelin Cayirlioglu Volkan, Current Biology, 2020 Aug 17;30(16):R950-R952.

Chromatin-based reprogramming of a courtship regulator by concurrent pheromone perception and hormone signaling Songhui Zhao, Bryson Deanhardt, George Thomas Barlow, Paulina Guerra Schleske, Anthony M. Rossi, and Pelin C. Volkan, Science Advances,  2020 May 22;6(21):eaba6913.

Social Context Enhances Hormonal Modulation of Pheromone Detection in Drosophila. Sethi, S., Lin, H., Shepherd, A.K., Volkan, P.C., Su, C.Y., Wang, J. Current Biology2019 October 22. pii: S0960-9822(19)31236-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.09.045

Combinations of DIPs and Dprs control organization of olfactory receptor neuron terminals in Drosophila. Barish S, Nuss S, Strunilin I, Bao S, Mukherjee S, Jones CD, Volkan PC. PLoS Genetics2018 Aug 13;14(8):e1007560.

Preparing Developing Peripheral Olfactory Tissue for Molecular and Immunohistochemical Analysis in Drosophila. Barish S, Volkan PC. J Vis Exp. 2018 Jun 13;(136). doi: 10.3791/57716.

Patterns of transcriptional parallelism and variation in the developing olfactory system of Drosophila species. Wern Pan J, Li Q, Barish S, Okuwa S, Zhao S, Soeder C, Kanke M, Jones CD, Volkan PC. Scientific Reports2017 Aug 18:7(1):8804.

Comparative analysis of behavioral and transcriptional variation underlying CO2 sensory neuron function and development in Drosophila. Pan JW, McLaughlin J, Yang H, Leo C, Rambarat P, Okuwa S, Monroy-Eklund A, Clark S, Jones CD, Volkan PC. Fly 2017 Jun 23:1-14

Transcriptional profiling of olfactory system development identifies distal antenna as a regulator of subset of neuronal fates. Barish, S., Li, Q., Pan, J.W., Soeder, C., Jones, C., and Volkan, P.C., Scientific Reports, 2017 Jan 19;7:40873

Chromatin modulatory proteins and olfactory receptor signaling in the refinement and maintenance of fruitless expression in Olfactory Receptor Neurons. Hueston, CE., Olsen, D., Li, Q., Okuwa, S., Peng, B., Wu, J., Volkan, PC. PLoS Biology, 2016 Apr 19;14(4):e1002443. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002443. eCollection 2016 Apr.

A functionally conserved gene regulatory network module governing olfactory neuron diversity. Li Q, Barish S, Okuwa S, Maciejewski A, Brandt AT, Reinhold D, Jones CD, Volkan PC. PLoS Genetics. 2016 Jan 14;12(1):e1005780. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005780. eCollection 2016 Jan.

Examination of endogenous Rotund expression and function in developing Drosophila olfactory system using CIRSPR-Cas9-mediated protein targeting. Li Q, Barish S, Okuwa S, Volkan PC. Li Q, Barish S, Okuwa S, Volkan PC. G3 (Bethesda). 2015 Oct 23;5(12):2809-16. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.021857.

Mechanisms of olfactory receptor neuron specification in Drosophila. Barish S, Volkan PC. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2015 Nov-Dec;4(6):609-21. doi: 10.1002/wdev.197. Epub 2015 Jun 19. Review.

Mechanisms of Dvelopment and Evolution of the Insect Olfactory System. Pan, J., Volkan P.C. (2013) Cell & Developmental Biology, 2:130. doi: 10.4172/2168-9296.1000130

Combinatorial rules of precursor specification underlying olfactory neuron diversity. Li, Q., Ha, T.S., Okuwa, S., Wang, Y., Wang, Q., Millard, S., Smith, D.P. and Volkan, P.C. (2013) Current Biology, 23(24):2481-90.

Hybrid Neurons In a microRNA Mutant Are Putative Evolutionary Intermediates In Insect CO2 Sensory Systems. Cayirlioglu, P.*, Kadow, I.*, Zhan, X., Okamura, K., Suh, G.S.B., Gunning, D., Lai, E., and Zipursky, S.L. (2008) Science, 319(5867):1256-60.

Two chemosensory Receptors together mediate carbon dioxide detection in Drosophila. Jones, W.D., Cayirlioglu, P., Kadow, I.G., and Vosshall, L.B. (2007) Nature, 445:86-90.

Expression and possible function of fibroblast growth factor 9 (FGF9) and its cognate receptors FGFR2 and FGFR3 in postnatal and adult retina. Cinaroglu, A., Ozmen, Y., Ozdemir, A., Ozcan, F., Ergorul, C., Cayirlioglu, P., Hicks, D., Bugra , K. (2005) Journal of Neuroscience Research, 79(3):329-39