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Dr. Toma's Selected Publications



Toma, D. P., Cross, R. W., Perlich, J., Taylor, C., Wreh, E. In preparation. Spontaneous decision making in maze running behavior in flies undergoing long-term selection for extreme geotaxis response. 

Toma, D. P., White K. P., Hirsch, J., Greenspan, R. J. 2002. Identification of genes involved in Drosophila melanogaster geotaxis, a complex behavioral trait. Nat Genet. 31(4): 349-53.

Bloch, G., Toma, D.P. and Robinson, G.E. 2001. Behavioral rhythmicity, age, division of labor and period expression in the honey bee brain. J Biol Rhythms. 16: 444-456.

Toma, D.P., Bloch, G., Moore, D. and Robinson, G.E. 2000. Changes in period mRNA levels in the brain and division of labor in honey bee colonies. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 97: 6914-6919.

Ebert, P.R., J. Rowland, D.P. Toma. 1998. Isolation of seven unique biogenic amine receptor clones from the honey bee by library scanning. Insect Molecular Biology 7(2): 151-162.