Department of Biology, Swarthmore College

Biology Major

Major Publications

(* indicates undergraduate co-authors)

Siwicki, K.K. and C.A. Bishop, 1986, Mapping of proctolin-like immunoreactivity in the nervous systems of lobster and crayfish.  J. Comp. Neurol. 243: 435-453

Marder, E., S.L. Hooper, and K.K. Siwicki, 1986,  Modulatory action and distribution of the neuropeptide proctolin in the Crustacean stomatogastric nervous system.  J. Comp. Neurol. 243: 454-467

Siwicki, K.K., B.S. Beltz, and E.A. Kravitz, 1987, Proctolin in identified serotonergic, dopaminergic, and cholinergic neurons in the lobster, Homarus americanus.  J. Neurosci. 7: 522-532    

Siwicki, K.K., C. Eastman*, G. Petersen, M. Rosbash, and J.C. Hall, 1988,  Antibodies to the period  gene product of Drosophila  reveal diverse tissue distribution and rhythmic changes in the visual system.  Neuron 1: 141-150

Siwicki, K.K.,  S. Strack, M. Rosbash, J.C. Hall, and J.W. Jacklet, 1989, An antibody to the Drosophila period  protein recognizes circadian pacemaker neurons in Aplysia  and Bulla.  Neuron 3:51-58

Zerr, D.M.*, M. Rosbash, J.C. Hall, and K.K. Siwicki, 1990, Circadian fluctuations of period  protein immunoreactivity in the CNS and visual system of Drosophila. J. Neurosci. 10: 2749-2762

Siwicki, K.K., W.J. Schwartz, and J.C. Hall,  1992, An antibody to the Drosophila period protein labels antigens in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the rat. J. Neurogenet. 8: 33-42

Rosewell, K.L., K.K. Siwicki, and P.M. Wise, 1994, A period (per)-like protein exhibits daily rhythmicity in the suprachiasmatic nuclei of the rat. Brain Research 659: 231-236

Hardin, P. and K.K. Siwicki, 1995, The multiple roles of per in the Drosophila circadian clock, Seminars in the Neurosciences, Vol. 7(1), pp. 15-25

Emery, I.F., J.M. Noveral, C.F. Jamison, and K.K. Siwicki, 1997, Rhythms of Drosophila period gene expression in culture, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94: 4092-4096

McBride, S.M.J.*, G. Giuliani*, C. Choi, P. Krause*, D. Correale*, K. Watson*, G. Baker* and K.K. Siwicki, 1999, Mushroom body ablation impairs short-term and long-term memory of courtship conditioning in Drosophila. Neuron 24:  967-977

Wise, S.*, N.T. Davis, E. Tyndale*, J. Noveral, M.G. Folwell, V. Bedian, I.F. Emery and K.K. Siwicki, 2002, Neuroanatomical studies of period gene expression in the hawkmoth, Manduca sexta. J. Comp. Neurol. 447:366-380.

Dockendorff, T.C., H.S. Su, S.M.J. McBride, Z. Yang, C. Choi, K.K. Siwicki, A. Sehgal, and T.A. Jongens, 2002, Drosophila lacking dfmr1 activity show defects in circadian output and fail tomaintain courtship interest. Neuron 34: 973-984

Siwicki, K.K. and L. Ladewski*,  2003, Associative learning and memory in Drosophila: Beyond olfactory conditioning, Behavioural Processes 64: 225-238

Mc Bride, S.M.J., C.H. Choi, Y. Wang, D. Liebelt,  E. Braunstein, D. Ferrero, A. Sehgal, K.K. Siwicki, T.C. Dockendorff, H.T. Nguyen, T.V. McDonald and T.A. Jongens, 2005, Pharmacological rescue of synaptic plasticity, courtship behavior and mushroom body defects in a Drosophila model of Fragile X Syndrome. Neuron 45: 753-764


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