Papers 2008 - Present

Barrios, A., Nurrish, S. and Emmons, S.W.  (2008)  Sensory regulation of C. elegans male mate-searching behaviour.  Current Biology 18, 1865-1871. [PDF]
Ghosh, R. and Emmons, S.W. (2008) Episodic swimming behavior in the nematode C. elegans. J. Exp. Biology 211, 3703-3711.[PDF]
Kleeman, G., Jia, L. and Emmons, S.W. (2008) Regulation of Caenorhabditis elegans Male Mate Searching Behavior by the Nuclear Receptor DAF-12. Genetics 180, 2111-2122.[PDF]
Zhang, H. and Emmons, S.W. (2009) Regulation of the C. elegans posterior Hox gene egl-5 by microRNA and the Polycomb-like gene sop-2. Developmental Dynamics 238, 595-603.[PDF]
Ghosh, R. and Emmons, S.W. (2010) Calcineurin and protein kinase G regulate C. elegans behavioral quiescence during locomotion in liquid. BMC Genetics 11, 7.[PDF]
Jarrell. T. A., Wang, Y., Bloniarz, A. E., Brittin, C. A., Xu, M., Thomson, J. N., Albertson, D. G., Hall, D. H., and Emmons, S. W.  (2012)  The Connectome of a Decision-Making Neural Network.  Science 337, 437-444.   A PDF of this article is available at   

Emmons, S.W.  (2012)  The mood of a worm (Perspective).  Science 338, 475-476.   Summary   Reprint   Full Text
Barrios, A., Ghosh, R., Fang, C., Emmons, S.W., and Barr, M.M.  (2012)  PDF-1 neuropeptide signaling modulates a neural circuit for mate-searching behavior in C. elegans.  Nature Neuroscience 15, 1675 - 7682. Abstract   
Xu, M., Jarrell, T. A., Wang, Y., Cook, S. J., Hall, D. H., and Emmons, S. W.  (2013)  Computer assisted assembly of connectomes from electron micrographs: Application to C. elegans.  PlosONE Article   
Emmons, S.W. (2014). The development of sexual dimorphism: studies of the Caenorhabditis elegans male. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology 3, 239-262. Abstract
Desbois, M., Cook, S.J., Emmons, S.W., and Buelow, H.E. (2015). Directional Trans-Synaptic Labeling of Specific Neuronal Connections in Live Animals. Genetics, genetics. 115.177006. Abstract
Emmons, S.W. (2015). The beginning of connectomics: a commentary on White et al. (1986) The structure of the nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Phil Trans R Soc Lond B 370. PDF
Sammut, M., Cook, S.J., Nguyen, K.C.Q., Felton, T., Hall, D.H., Emmons, S.W., Poole, R.J., and Barrios, A. (2015). Glia-derived neurons are required for sex-specific learning in C. elegans. Nature 526, 385-390. Abstract
Emmons, S.W. (2016). Chapter Seventeen - Connectomics, the Final Frontier. In Current Topics in Developmental Biology, M.W. Paul, ed. (Academic Press), pp. 315-330. Abstract