Present Day

Rabies screen reveals GPe control of cocaine-triggered plasticity.

Beier K.T., Kim C.K., Hoerbelt P., Hung L.W., Heifets B.D., DeLoach K.E., Mosca T.J., Neuner S., Deisseroth K., Luo L., Malenka R.C. 2017. Nature 549, 345-350.

 

Drosophila mutants lacking octopamine exhibit impairment in aversive olfactory associative learning (Commentary on Iliadi et al. (2017))

Mosca, T.J. 2017. Drosophila mutants lacking octopamine exhibit impairment in aversive olfactory associative learning (Commentary on Iliadi et al., 2017). 2017. European Journal of Neuroscience 46, 2078-2079.

 

Presynaptic LRP4 Promotes Synapse Number and Function of Excitatory CNS Neurons

Mosca, T.J., Luginbuhl, D.J., Wang, I.E., Luo L. 2017. Presynaptic LRP4 promotes synapse number and function of excitatory CNS neurons. Elife 6, e27347. 

 

2016 - 2010

The Strip-Hippo pathway regulates synaptic terminal formation by modulating actin organization at the Drosophila neuromuscular synapses

Sakuma, C., Saito, Y., Umehara, T., Kamimura, K., Maeda, N., Mosca, T.J., Miura, M., Chihara, T. 2016. The Strip-Hippo pathway regulates synaptic terminal formation by modulating actin organization at the Drosophila neuromuscular synapses. Cell Rep. 1–9.

 

On the Teneurin Track: A New Synaptic Organization Molecule Emerges

Mosca, T.J. 2015. On the Teneurin track: a new synaptic organization molecule emerges. Front. Cell. Neurosci. 9, 1–14. 

 

Synaptic organization of the Drosophila antennal lobe and its regulation by the Teneurins

Mosca, T.J., Luo, L. 2014. Synaptic organization of the Drosophila antennal lobe and its regulation by the Teneurins. Elife 3, e03726. 

 

Plum, an immunoglobulin superfamily protein, regulates axon pruning by facilitating TGF-β signaling 

Yu, X.M.*, Gutman, I.*, Mosca, T.J.*, Iram, T., Ozkan, E., Garcia, K.C., Luo, L., Schuldiner, O. 2013. Plum, an immunoglobulin superfamily protein, regulates axon pruning by facilitating TGF-β signaling. Neuron 78, 456–68. 

 

Trans-synaptic Teneurin signalling in neuromuscular synapse organization and target choice

Mosca, T.J., Hong, W., Dani, V.S., Favaloro, V., Luo, L. 2012. Trans-synaptic Teneurin signalling in neuromuscular synapse organization and target choice. Nature 484, 237–41. 

 

Teneurins instruct synaptic partner matching in an olfactory map. 

Hong, W., Mosca, T.J., Luo, L. 2012. Teneurins instruct synaptic partner matching in an olfactory map. Nature 484, 201–7. 

 

2010 - 2005

Drosophila Importin-α2 is involved in synapse, axon and muscle development

Mosca, T.J., Schwarz, T.L. 2010b. Drosophila Importin-α2 is involved in synapse, axon and muscle development. PLoS One 5, e15223.

 

The nuclear import of Frizzled2-C by Importins-β11 and α2 promotes postsynaptic development

Mosca, T.J., Schwarz, T.L. 2010a. The nuclear import of Frizzled2-C by Importins-β11 and α2 promotes postsynaptic development. Nat. Neurosci. 13, 935–43.

 

Importin-beta11 regulates synaptic phosphorylated mothers against decapentaplegic, and thereby influences synaptic development and function at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction

Higashi-Kovtun, M.E., Mosca, T.J., Dickman, D.K., Meinertzhagen, I.A., Schwarz, T.L. 2010. Importin-beta11 regulates synaptic phosphorylated mothers against decapentaplegic, and thereby influences synaptic development and function at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction. J. Neurosci. 30, 5253–68. 

 

Dissection of synaptic excitability phenotypes by using a dominant-negative Shaker K+ channel subunit

Mosca, T.J., Carrillo, R.A., White, B.H., Keshishian, H. 2005. Dissection of synaptic excitability phenotypes by using a dominant-negative Shaker K+ channel subunit. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 102, 3477–82