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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. [PDF]

Emmons, S. W. (2012). The mood of a worm (Perspective). Science 338, 475-476. [PDF]

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, 1675-1682. [PDF]

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 Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS ONE. [PDF]

Emmons, S. W. (2014). The development of sexual dimorphism: studies of the Caenorhabditis elegans male. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Developmental Biology 3, 239-262. [PDF]

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. B 370: 20140309. [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. [PDF]

Desbois, M., Cook, S. J., Emmons, S. W. & Bülow, H. E. (2015). Directional Trans-Synaptic Labeling of Specific Neuronal Connections in Live Animals. Genetics, genetics. 115.177006. [PDF]

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. [PDF]

Kim, B., Suo, B. & Emmons, Scott W.(2016). Gene Function Prediction Based on Developmental Transcriptomes of the Two Sexes in C. elegans. Cell Reports (2016) 17, 917-928, doi: [PDF]

Kim, B. & Emmons, S. W. (2017). Multiple conserved cell adhesion protein interactions mediate neural wiring of a sensory circuit in C. elegans. eLife 6, e29257, doi:10.7554/eLife.29257. [PDF]

Emmons, S.W. (2017). Neural circuitry that mediates behavior governing the tradeoffs between survival and reproduction in Caenorhabditis elegans. Integrative and comparative biology 57, 1161-1165. [PDF]

Emmons, S. W. Neuronal plasticity in nematode worms (News and Views). (2018) Nature 553, 159-160. [PDF]

Lázaro-Peña, M. I., Díaz-Balzac, C. A., Bülow, H. E. & Emmons, S. W. (2018). Synaptogenesis Is Modulated by Heparan Sulfate in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 209, 195-208. [PDF]

Emmons, S. W. Neural Circuits of Sexual Behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans. Annual review of neuroscience (2018) 41, 349-369. [PDF]

Cook, S. J., Jarrell, T. A., Y., Brittin, C. A., Bloniarz, A. E., Yakovlev, M. A., Nguyen, K. C. Q., Tang, L. T.-H., Bayer, E. A., Duerr, J. S., Bülow, H. E., Hobert, O., Hall, D. H., and Emmons, S. W. (2019). Whole-animal connectomes of both Caenorhabditis elegans sexes. Nature 571, 63-71. [PDF]

Jin, H., S. W. Emmons and B. Kim (2019). Expressional artifact caused by a co-injection marker rol-6 in C. elegans. PLOS ONE 14(12): e0224533. [PDF]