Northwestern University Dept. of Neurobiology and Physiology



Ravi Allada
Thomas Bozza
Jianhua Cang
Daniel Dombeck
Marco Gallio
William Klein
Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy
Robert Linsenmeier
Xu Liu
David McLean
Thomas Meade
Indira M. Raman

Tiffany Schmidt

Mark Segraves
Fred Turek

Catherine Woolley


Ravi Allada

Professor, Chair
MD, Michigan


Zhang L, Chung BY, Lear BC, Kilman VL, Liu Y, Mahesh G, Meissner RA, Hardin PE, Allada R. (2010). DN1(p) circadian neurons coordinate acute light and PDF inputs to produce robust daily behavior in Drosophila. [Full Text]

Allada R, Chung BY. (2010). Circadian organization of behavior and physiology in Drosophila. Annu Rev Physiol. 2010 Mar 17;72:605-24. [Full Text]

Zhang L, Lear BC, Seluzicki A, Allada R. (2009). The CRYPTOCHROME photoreceptor gates PDF neuropeptide signaling to set circadian network hierarchy in Drosophila. Curr Biol. 2009 Dec 15;19(23):2050-5. Epub 2009 Nov 12. [Full Text]

Kilman VL, Allada R. (2009). Genetic analysis of ectopic circadian clock induction in Drosophila. J Biol Rhythms. 2009 Oct;24(5):368-78. [Full Text]

Lear BC, Zhang L, Allada R. (2009). The neuropeptide PDF acts directly on evening pacemaker neurons to regulate multiple features of circadian behavior. PLoS Biol. 7(7):e1000154. Epub 2009 Jul 21. [Full Text]

Kilman VL, Zhang L, Meissner RA, Burg E, Allada R. (2009). Perturbing dynamin reveals potent effects on the Drosophila circadian clock. PLoS ONE. 4(4):e5235. Epub 2009 Apr 22. [Full Text]

Chung BY, Kilman VL, Keath JR, Pitman JL, Allada R. (2009). The GABA(A) Receptor RDL Acts in Peptidergic PDF Neurons to Promote Sleep in Drosophila. Curr Biol. 19(5):386-90. [Full Text]

Allada R. (2008). How flies time when they're having brunch. Cell Metab. 8(4):279-80. [Full Text]

Meissner RA, Kilman VL, Lin JM, Allada R. (2008).
TIMELESS is an important mediator of CK2 effects on circadian clock function in vivo. J Neurosci. 24;28 (39):9732-40. [Full Text].

Allada R, Siegel JM. (2008). Unearthing the phylogenetic roots of sleep. Current Biology. 18(15):R670-9. [Full Text].

Smith EM, Lin JM, Meissner RA, Allada R. (2008). Dominant-negative CK2alpha induces potent effects on circadian rhythmicity. PLoS Genetics. 4(1):e12. [Full Text]

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