PUBLICATIONS

Schnell B, Weir PT, Roth E, Fairhall AL, Dickinson MH (2014). Cellular mechanisms for integral feedback in visually guided behavior. PNAS 111(15), 5700-5705.

Weir PT, Schnell B, Dickinson MH (2014). Central complex neurons exhibit behaviorally gated responses to visual motion in Drosophila. J Neurophysiol., 111:(1) 62-71. [PubMed]

Reiser, M., and Dickinson, M. H. (2012). Visual motion speed determines a behavioral switch from forward flight to expansion avoidance in Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol., 216, 719-732.

Censi, A., Straw, A. D., Sayaman, R., Murray, R., Dickinson, M. H. (2012). Discriminating external and internal causes for heading changes in freely flying Drosophila. PLoS Comp. Biol. 9(2) e1002891

Suver, M., Mamiya, A., Dickinson, M.H. (2012). Octopamine neurons mediate flight-induced modulation of visual processing in Drosophila. Current Biology.

Schneider, J., Dickinson, M.H., and Levine, J. (2011). Social network structure depends on innate determinants and chemosensory processing in Drosophila. PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1121252109.

Zabala, F., Polidoro, P., Robie, A., Branson, K., Perona, P., and Dickinson, M.H. (2011). Detecting motion while moving: a simple algorithm revealed by animal-robot interactions. Current Biology 22, 1344-1350.

van Breugel, F., and Dickinson, M. H. (2011). The visual control of landing in the fruit fly, Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 215, 1783-1798.

Elzinga, M. J., Dickson, W. B, and Dickinson, M. H. (2012). The influence of sensory delay on the yaw dynamics of a flapping insect. Royal Society Interface doi: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0699

Weir, P. T. and Dickinson, M. H. (2012). Flying Drosophila orient to sky polarization. Current Biology 22, 12-20.

Simon. J. C., Dickson, W. B.; Dickinson, M. H. (2011) Prior mating experience modulates the dispersal of male Drosophila to greater extent than females. Behav. Genetics 41, 754-767.

Mamiya, A, Straw, A. D., Tómasson, E., Dickinson, M. H. (2011). Active antennal movements enhance visually-guided steering in flying Drosophila. J Neurosci. 31, 6900-6914,

Bhandawat, V., Maimon, G., Dickinson, M. H., and Wilson, R. I. (2010). Olfactory modulation of flight in Drosophila is sensitive, selective and rapid. J. Exp. Biol. 213, 3625-3635.

Straw, A., Lee, S., and Dickinson, M. H. (2010). The visual control of altitude of flying Drosophila. Current Biology, 20, 1550-1556.

Straw, A.D., Branson, K., Neumann, T.R., and Dickinson, M.H. (2010). Multi-camera real-time 3D tracking of multiple flying animals. Royal Society Interface, doi:10.1098/rsif.2010.0230.

Dickson, W. B, Polidoro, P. J., Tanner, M. M., Dickinson, M. H. (2010). A linear systems analysis of the yaw dynamics of the fruit fly Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol., 213, 3047-3061.

Altshuler, D.C., Welch K. C., Cho, B. H., Welch, D. B., Lin, A.F., Dickson, W. B., and Dickinson,. M. H. (2010). Neuromuscular control of wingbeat kinematics in Anna’s hummingbirds (Calypte anna) J. Exp. Biol. 213: 2507-2514.

Robie, A., Dickinson, M.H. (2010). Object preference by walking fruit flies, Drosophila melanogaster, is mediated by vision and graviperception. J. Exp. Biol. 2010 213: 2494-2506.

Reiser, M., Dickinson, M.H. (2010). Drosophila fly straight by fixating objects in the face of expanding optic flow. J. Exp. Biol. 213, 1771-1781.

Maimon, G., Straw, A.D., Dickinson, M.H. (2010). Active flight increases the gain of visual motion processing in Drosophila. Nature Neuroscience 13, 393-399.

Simon, J. and Dickinson, M. H. (2010). A new chamber for studying the behavior of Drosophila. PLoS One.

Straw, A.D., Dickinson, M. H. (2009). Motmot, an open-source toolkit for real-time video acquisition and analysis. Source Code for Biology and Medicine 4(5) doi: 10.1186/1751-0473-4-5

Lentink, D., and Dickinson, M. H. (2009). Rotational accelerations stabilize leading edge vortices on revolving fly wings. J. Exp. Biol. 212, 2705-2719.

Lentink, D., and Dickinson, M. H. (2009). Biofluiddynamic scaling of flapping, spinning and translating fins and wings. J. Exp. Biol. 212, 2691-2704.

Lentink, D., Dickson, W. B., van Leeuwen, J. L., and Dickinson, M. H. (2009). Leading-edge vortices elevate lift of autorotating plant seeds. Science 324, 1438-1440.

Branson, K., Robie, A., Bender, J., Perona, P., and Dickinson, M.H. (2009). High-throughput Ethomics in large groups of Drosophila. Nature Methods, 6, 451-457.

Fontaine, E. I., Zabala, F., Dickinson, M.H., and Burdick, J. W. (2009) Wing and body motion during flight initiation in Drosophila revealed by automated visual tracking. J. Exp. Biol. 212, 1307-1323.

Sigiura, H., and Dickinson, M.H. (2009) The generation of forces and moments during visual-evoked steering maneuvers in flying Drosophila. PLoS ONE 4(3) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004883.

Fry, S.N., Rohrseitz, N., Straw, A.D., and Dickinson, M.H. (2009) Visual speed control in flying Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 212: 1120-1130.

Dickson, W.B., Straw, A.D. and Dickinson, M.H. (2008). An integrative model of Drosophila flight control. AIAA Journal 46, 2150-2164.

Card, G., and Dickinson, M.H. (2008). Visually mediated motor planning in the escape response of Drosophila. Current Biology 18, 1-8.

Card, G., and Dickinson, M.H. (2008). Performance trade-offs in the flight initiation of Drosophila. J. Exp Biol. 221, 341-353.

Fry, S.N., Rohrseitz, N., Straw, A.D., and Dickinson, M.H. (2008) TrackFly: Virtual reality for a behavioral system analysis in free-flying fruit flies. J. Neurosci. Meth. 171, 110-117.

Maimon, G., Straw, A., Dickinson, M. H. (2008). A simple visual algorithm for decision making in flying Drosophila. Current Biology, 18, 464-470.

Reiser, MB and Dickinson, MH (2008). A modular display system for insect behavioral neuroscience. J. Neurosci. Meth. 167, 127-139.

Frye, M. A., Dickinson, M. H. (2007). Visual edge orientation shapes free-flight behavior in Drosophila. Fly 1, 153-154.

Sawyer, F. B., Epstein, M., Waydo, S., Dickson, W. B., Straw, A., Dickinson, M. H., and Murray, R. M. Flight control in a flapping-wing fruit fly simulator, The Neuromorphic Engineer, 12 Nov. 2007.

Epstein, M, Waydo, S, Fuller, S.B, Dickson, W., Straw, A., Dickinson, M.H, Murray, R.M. (2007) Biologically inspired feedback design for Drosophila flight, American Control Conference 2007, July 9-13, Pages: 3395 – 3417.

Budick, S.A., Reiser, M.B., Dickinson, M. H. (2007). The role of visual and mechanosensory cues in structuring forward flight in Drosophila melanogaster. J. Exp. Biol. 210, 4092-4103.

Dickson, W.B., Straw, A.D., Poelma, C., & Dickinson, M.H. (2006) “An Integrative Model of Insect Flight Control” Proceedings of the 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, AIAA Paper 2006-34.

Bender J. A., Dickinson M. H. (2006). A comparison of visual and haltere-mediated feedback in the control of body saccades in Drosophila melanogaster. J. Exp. Biol. 209, 4597-4606.

Bender J. A., Dickinson M. H. (2006).Visual stimulation of saccades in magnetically tethered Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 209, 3170-3182.

Budick S. A., Dickinson M. H. (2006). Free-flight responses of Drosophila melanogaster to attractive odors. J. Exp. Biol. 309, 3001-3017.

Poelma C., Dickson W. B., Dickinson M. H. (2006). Time-resolved reconstruction of the full velocity field around a dynamically-scaled flapping wing. Exp. in Fluids 41 213-225.

Dickinson, M.H. (2006) Insect Flight. Current Biology 16, 309-314.

Gordon, S. Dickinson, M. H. (2006) Role of calcium in the regulation of mechanical power in insect flight. PNAS 103: 4311-4315

Taylor, P. E., Card, G; House, J., Dickinson, M. H., Flagan, R. C. (2005). High-speed pollen release in the white mulberry tree, Morus alba L. Sex Plant Reprod. 19, 19-24.

Altshuler, D. L, Dickson, W. B., Vance, J.T., Roberts, S. P., and Dickinson, M. H. (2005). Short-amplitude high-frequency wing strokes determine the aerodynamics of honeybee flight. PNAS 102, 18213-18218.

Lehmann, F.-O., Sane., S., and Dickinson, M. H. (2005). The aerodynamic effects of wing-wing interactions in flapping insect wings. J. Exp. Biol. 208. 3645-3654.

Fry, S. N., R. Sayaman, M.H. Dickinson (2005). The aerodynamics of hovering flight in Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 208: 2303-2318.

Dickinson, M. H. (2005). The initiation and control of rapid flight maneuvers in fruit flies. Int. Biol., 45: 274-281.

Dickinson, M. H., G. Farman, M. Frye, T. Bekyarova, D. Gore, D. Maughan, and T. Irving (2005). Molecular dynamics of cyclically contracting insect flight muscle in vivo. Nature 433, 330-333.

Reiser M.B., Humbert J.S., Dunlop M.J., Del Vecchio D., Murray R.M., Dickinson M.H. (2004). Vision as a compensatory mechanism for disturbance rejection in upwind flight. In Proceedings of American Control Conference. Vol.1, 311-316.

Dickson, W. and M. H. Dickinson (2004). The effect of advance ratio on the aerodynamics of revolving wings. J. Exp. Biol. 207, 4269-4281.

Frye, M. A., M.H. Dickinson (2004). Closing the loop between neurobiology and flight behavior in Drosophila, Current. Opinions. in Neurobiology., 14, 729-726.

Balint, C. N. and M. H. Dickinson (2004). Neuromuscular control of aerodynamic forces and moments in the blowfly, Calliphora vicina. J. Exp. Biol. 207, 3813-3838.

Birch, J., Dickson, W., and Dickinson, M. H. (2004). Force production and flow structure of the leading edge vortex at high and low Reynolds numbers. J. Exp. Biol., 207, 1063-1072.

Wang, J., Birch, J. M., and Dickinson, M. H. (2004). Unsteady Forces and Flows in Low Reynolds number hovering flight: Two dimensional computations vs. robotic wing experiments. J. Exp. Biol. 207, 449-460.

Sherman, A., and Dickinson, M. H. (2004). Summation of visual and mechanosensory feedback in Drosophila flight control. J. Exp. Biol., 207, 133-142.

Frye, M. A., M.H. Dickinson (2004). Motor output reflects the linear superposition of visual and olfactory inputs in Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 207, 123-131.

Tammero, L. F., Frye, M. A., Dickinson, M. H. (2004). Spatial organization of visuomotor reflexes in Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 207, 113-122.

Reiser, M B., and Dickinson, M. H. (2003) A test bed for insect-inspired robotic control. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A, 361, 2267-2285.

Dickinson, M.H. (2003). How to walk on water. Nature 424: 621-622.

Frye, M. A., M.H. Dickinson (2003). A signature of salience in the Drosophila brain. Nature Neurosci. 6: 544-546.

Birch, J. and Dickinson, M. H. (2003). The influence of wing-wake interactions on the production of aerodynamic forces in flapping flight. J. Exp. Biol., 206, 2257-2272.

Fry, S. N., R. Sayaman, M.H. Dickinson (2003). The aerodynamics of free-flight maneuvers in Drosophila. Science 300: 495-498.

Frye, M. A., M. Tarsitano, M.H. Dickinson (2003). Odor localization requires visual feedback during free flight in Drosophila melanogaster. J. Exp. Biol. 206: 843-855.

Dickinson, M. H. and Dudley, R. (2003). Flight. In Encyclopedia of Insects, eds. V. H. Resh and R. Carde), pp. 900. New York: Elsevier.

Sherman, A., and Dickinson, M. H. (2003) A comparison of visual and haltere mediated equilibrium reflexes in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. J. Exp. Biol. 206, 295-302.

Dickinson, M., Tammero, L. and Tarsitano, M. (2002). Sensory fusion in free-flight search behavior of fruit flies. In Neurotechnology for Biomimetic Robots, (ed. J. L. Davis, J. Ayers, A. Rudolph), pp. 573-592. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Balint, C. N. and M. H. Dickinson (2002). The correlation between wing kinematics and steering activity in the blowfly Calliphora vicina. J. Exp. Biol. 204: 4213-4226.

Tammero, L. F. and Dickinson, M. H. (2002b). Collision-avoidance and landing responses are mediated by separate pathways in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. J. Exp. Biol. 205, 2785-2798.

Tammero, L., and Dickinson, M.H. (2002a). The influence of visual landscape on the free flight behavioor of the fruit fly, Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 205, 2785-2798.

Frye, M. A., M.H. Dickinson (2002). Fly flight: A model for the neural control of complex behavior. Neuron 32: 385-388.

Sane, S. P. and M. H. Dickinson (2001). The aerodynamic effects of wing rotation and a revised quasi-steady model of flapping flight. J. Exp. Biol. 205: 1087-1096.

Sane, S., Dickinson, M.H. (2001). The control of flight force by a flapping appendage I. Lift and drag production. J. Exp. Biol., 204: 2607-2626

Birch, J. and Dickinson, M. H. (2001). Stable dynamic stall on a flapping wing does not require a spiral vortex. Nature 412, 729-733.

Dickinson, M. H. (2001). Solving the mystery of insect flight. Scientific American, June 2001.

Lehmann, F.-0., Dickinson, M. H (2001). The production of elevated flight force compromises flight stability in the fruit fly, Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 204, 627-635.

Fearing, R. S., Chiang, K. H., Dickinson, M. H., Pick, D. L., and Yan, J. (2000). Wing Transmission for a micromechanical flying insect. IEEE, ICRA.

Lehmann, F.-0., Dickinson, M. H., and Staunton, J. (2000). The Scaling of Carbon Dioxide Release and Respiratory Water Loss in flying Fruit Flies (Drosophila spp.). J. Exp. Biol. 203, 1613-1624.

ickinson, M. H., C. T. Farley, R. J Full, M. A. R. Koehl, R. Kram, and S. Lehmann (2000). How animals move: An integrative View. Science 288, 100-106.

Moore, J. R., Dickinson, M. H, Vigoreaux, J. O., Maughan, D. W. (2000). The effect of removing the N-terminal extension of the Drosophila myosin regulatory light chain upon flight ability and contractile dynamics of indirect flight muscle. Biophys.J., 2000 78: 1431-1440.

Dickinson, M.H. (1999). Bionics: Biological insight to mechanical design. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 96, 14208-14209.

Fayyazuddin, A., and Dickinson, M. H. (1999). Convergent mechanosensory input structures the firing phase of a steering motorneuron in the blowfly, Calliphora. J. Neurophysiol. 82, 1916-1926.

Dickinson, M. H. (1999). Haltere-mediated equilibrium reflexes of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. L. 355, 903-916.

Dickinson, M.H., Lehmann, F.-O., and Sane, S. (1999). Wing rotation and the aerodynamic basis of insect flight. Science 284, 1954.

Borst, A. and Dickinson, M.H. (1999). Visuo-Motor Coordination in the fly. In: The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks, 2nd Edition, M. Arbib (ed), Bradford Books, MIT Press.

Dickinson, M.H., Lehmann, F.-O., and Chan, W.P. (1998). The control of mechanical power in insect flight. Amer. Zool., 38, 718-728.

Chan, W.P., Prete, F., and Dickinson, M.H. (1998) Visual input to the efferent control system of a fly’s ‘gyroscope’. Science, 289, 289-292.

Lehmann, F.-O., and Dickinson, M.H. (1998). The control of wing kinematics and flight forces in fruit flies (Drosophila spp.). J. Exp. Biol., 201, 385-401.

Dickinson, M. H., Hyatt, C. J., Lehmann, F.-O., Moore, J. R., Reedy, M. C., Simcox, A., Tohtong, R., Vigoreaux, J. O., Yamashita, and H., Maughan, D. W. (1997). Phosphorylation-dependent power output and flight ability of transgenic flies: an integrated study. Biophys. J., 73, 3122-3134.

Dickinson, M.H., Hannaford, S., and Palka, J. (1997). The evolution of insect wings and their sensory apparatus. Brain. Evol. Behav.,50, 13-24.

Lehmann, F.-O., and Dickinson, M. H. (1997). The changes in power requirements and muscle efficiency during elevated force production in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, J. Exp. Biol. 200, 1133–1143.

Dickinson, M.H. (1996). Unsteady mechanisms of force generation in aquatic and aerial locomotion. Amer. Zool., 36, 537-554.

Dickinson, M.H., and Tu, M.S. (1996). The function of Dipteran flight muscle. Comp. Bioch. Physiol., 116A, 223-238.

Chan, W. P., and Dickinson, M.H. (1996). In vivo length oscillations of indirect flight muscles in the fruit fly, Drosophila virilis. J. Exp. Biol., 199, 2767-2774.

Dickinson, M.H., and Götz, K.G. (1996). The wake dynamics and flight forces of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. J. Exp. Biol., 199, 2085-2104.

Fayyazuddin, A., and Dickinson, M.H. (1996). Haltere afferents provide direct, electrotonic input to a steering motor neuron of the blowfly, Calliphora. J. Neurosci., 16, 5225-5232.

Chan, W.P., and Dickinson, M.H. (1996). Position-specific central projections of mechanosensory neurons on the haltere of the blow fly, Calliphora vicina. J. Comp. Neurol. 369, 405-418.

Tu, M. and Dickinson, M. H. (1996). The control of wing kinematics by two steering muscles of the blowfly (Calliphora vicina). J. Comp Physiol., 178, 813-830.

Dickinson, M.H., and Lighton, J. B. (1995). Muscle efficiency and elastic storage in the flight motor of Drosophila. Science 268, 87-90.

Tu, M., and Dickinson, M.H. (1994). Modulation of negative work output from a steering muscle of the blowfly, Calliphora. J. Exp. Biol., 192, 207-224.

Dickinson, M.H. (1994). The effects of wing rotation on unsteady aerodynamic performance at low Reynolds numbers. J. Exp. Biol. 192, 179-206.

Dickinson, M.H., Lehmann, F.-O., and Götz, K.G. (1993). Active Control of Wing Rotation by Drosophila. J. Exp. Biol. 182:173-189.

Dickinson, M.H., and Götz, K. (1993). Unsteady aerodynamic performance of model wings at low Reynolds numbers. J. Exp. Biol., 174: 45-64.

Dickinson, M. H. (1992). Directional sensitivity and mechanical coupling dynamics of campaniform sensilla during chord-wise deformations of the fly wing. J. Exp. Biol., 169:221-233.

Schilling, K., M.H. Dickinson, J.A. Connor, and J.I. Morgan (1991). Electrical activity in cerebellar cultures determines Purkinje cell dendrite growth patterns. Neuron 7:891-902.

Linden, D.J., M.H. Dickinson, M. Smeyne, and J.A. Connor (1991). A long-term depression of AMPA currents in cultured cerebellar Purkinje neurons. Neuron 7:81-89.

Dickinson, M.H (1990). Comparison of encoding properties of campaniform sensilla on the fly wing. J. Exp. Biol. 151: 245-261.

Dickinson, M.H (1990). Linear and nonlinear encoding properties of an identified mechanoreceptor on the fly wing measured with mechanical noise stimuli. J. Exp. Biol. 151: 219-244.

Lent, C.M., M.H. Dickinson, and C.G. Marshall (1989). Serotonin and leech feeding behavior: obligatory neuromodulation. Amer. Zool. 29:1241-1254.

Lent, C.M., K.H. Fliegner, E. Freedman, and M.H. Dickinson (1988). Ingestive behavior and physiology of the medicinal leech. J. Exp. Biol. 137:513-527.

Lent, C.M., and M.H. Dickinson (1988). The neurobiology of feeding in leeches. Sci. Am. 156: 98-103.

Dickinson, M.H., and J. Palka (1987). Physiological properties, time of development, and central projection are correlated in the wing mechanoreceptors of Drosophila. J. Neurosci. 7: 4201-4208.

Lent, C.M., and M.H. Dickinson (1986). On the termination of ingestive behavior by the medicinal leech. J. exp. Biol. 31: 1-15.

Lent, C.M. and M.H. Dickinson (1984). Serotonin integrates the feeding behavior of the medicinal leech. J. Comp. Physiol. A 154: 457-471.

Lent, C.M. and M.H. Dickinson (1984). Retzius Cells retain functional membrane properties following “ablation” by the neurotoxin 5,7 DHT. Brain Res. 300: 167-171.

Dickinson, M.H. and C.M. Lent (1984). Feeding behavior of the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis L. J. Comp Physiol. A 154:449-455.