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Afify A and Potter CJ (2020). Insect Repellents Mediate Species-Specific Olfactory Behaviours in Mosquitoes. Malaria Journal.


Afify A, Betz JF, Riabinina O, Lahondère C, Potter CJ (2019). Commonly used insect repellents hide human odors from Anopheles mosquitoes. Current Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2019.09.007.

Maguire SE, Potter CJ (2019) Diet Drugs Trick Mosquitoes into Feeling Full.  Trends in Pharmacol Sci S0165-6147(19)30093-8.

Potter CJ (2019) Olfaction: Mosquitoes Love your Acid Odors.  Current Biology 29(8), R282–R284.


Chin SG, Maguire SE, Huoviala P, Jefferis GSXE, Potter CJ (2018) Olfactory Neurons and Brain Centers Directing Oviposition Decisions in DrosophilaCell Reports 24, 1667-1678

Potter CJ. (2018) Shining a Light on Olfactory Circuits. Neuron 98, 1061-1063

Xie T, Ho MCW, Liu Q, Horiuchi W, Lin CC, Task D, Luan H, White BH, Potter CJ, Wu MN.(2018) A Genetic Toolkit for Dissecting Dopamine Circuit Function in Drosophila. Cell Reports 10, 652-665  


Riabinina, O, Task, D, Marr, E, Lin, C-C, Alford R, O'Brochta, DA, Potter, CJ (2016) Organization of Olfactory Centers in the Malaria Mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Nature Communications 7, 1–12.   Supplemental Data and Files
Riabinina, O, Potter, CJ (2016) The Q-System: A Versatile Expression System for Drosophila. Methods Mol Biol. 1478:53-78.
Lin, C-C, Potter, CJ (2016) Non-Mendelian Dominant Maternal Effects Caused by CRISPR/Cas9 Transgenic Components in Drosophila melanogaster.  G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics  Early Online September 16, 2016, doi: 10.1534/g3.116.034884;
Lin, C-C, Potter, CJ (2016) Editing Transgenic DNA Components by Inducible Gene Replacement in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics  203(4) 1613-1628; DOI: 10.1534/genetics.116.191783;       Access the recommendation on F1000Prime
Lin, C-C, Riabinina, O., Potter, C. J. (2016) Olfactory Behaviors Assayed by Computer Tracking Of Drosophila in a Four-quadrant Olfactometer. J. Vis. Exp. (114), e54346, doi:10.3791/54346 JoVE Article


Lin, C-C., Prokop-Prigge, KA, Preti, G and Potter CJ (2015) Food odors trigger Drosophila males to deposit a pheromone that guides aggregation and female oviposition decisions. eLife, Full-text Article.

In the News: Johns Hopkins Article

Lin, C-C. and Potter, CJ (2015) Re-classification of Drosophila melanogaster Trichoid and Intermediate Sensilla Using Fluorescence-guided Single Sensillum Recording PLoS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0139675.
Gao, X, Riabinina O, Potter, CJ, Li, J, Clandinin TR, Luo, L. (2015) A Transcriptional Reporter of Intracellular Ca2+ in Drosophila. Nature Neuroscience, 18, 917–925.
Diao, F, Ironfield, H, Diao, F, Luan, H, Shropshire, W, Ewer, J, Marr, E, Potter, CJ, Landgraf, M and White, BH. (2015) Plug-and-Play Genetic Access to Drosophila Cell Types Using Exchangeable Exon Cassettes. Cell Reports, 10:1410-1421. PDF
Riabinina, O., Luginbuhl, D., Marr, E., Liu, S., Wu, M.N., Luo, L., and Potter, C.J (2015) Improved and expanded Q-system reagents for genetic manipulations. Nature Methods, 12:219-222.


Potter, CJ (2014) Stop the Biting: Targeting a Mosquito’s Sense of Smell (review). Cell 156:878-881.
Ronderos, DS, Lin, C-C, Potter, CJ, and Smith, DP (2014) Farnesol-Detecting Olfactory Neurons in Drosophila. Journal of Neuroscience, 79:917-931.  


Liang, L, Li,Y, Potter, CJ, Yizhar, O, Deisseroth, K, Tsien, RW, and Luo, L (2013) GABAergic Projection Neurons Route Selective Olfactory Inputs to Specific Higher Order Neurons. Neuron 79:917-31
Subedi, A, Macurak, M, Gee, ST, Monge E, Goll, MG, Potter, CJ, Parsons, MJ, and Halpern, ME (2013) Adoption of the Q transcriptional regulatory system for zebrafish transgenesis. Methods,  
Gao,XJ, Potter, CJ, Gohl, DM, Silies, M, Katsov, AY, Clandinin, TR, and Luo, L (2013) Aversive Chemotaxis Engages Specific Motor Patterns and Executive Circuits in Drosophila. Current Biology, 23:1163-72  


Wei, X, Potter, CJ, Luo, L, and Shen, K. (2012) Controlling Gene Expression with the Q Repressible Binary Expression System in C. elegans. Nat Methods 9:391-395


Sweeney, LB, Chou,YH, Wu, Z, Joo, W, Komiyama, T, Potter, CJ, Kolodkin, AL, Garcia, KC, and Luo, L. (2011) Secreted Semaphorins from Degenerating Larval ORN Axons Direct Adult Projection Neuron Dendrite Targeting. Neuron 72: 734-747
Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2011) Using the Q system in Drosophila melanogaster. Nat. Protocols 6:1105-1120
Gohl DM, Silies MA, Xiaojing J Gao XJ, Bhalerao S, Luongo FJ, Lin CC, Potter CJ, Clandinin TR (2011) A versatile in vivo system for directed dissection of gene expression patterns. Nat Methods 8(3):231-237


Potter, CJ*, Tasic, B*, Russler, EV, Liang, L, and Luo, L. (2010) The Q System: A Repressible Binary Expression System for Transgene Expression, Lineage Tracing and Mosaic Analysis. Cell 141:536-548. *Denotes equal contribution. PDF Extended PDF
Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2010). Splinkerette PCR for Mapping Transposable Elements in Drosophila. PLoS ONE 5(4):e10168. PDF  Protocol


Hong W, Zhu H, Potter CJ, Barsh G, Kurusu M, Zinn K, and Luo L. (2009) Leucine-rich repeat transmembrane proteins instruct discrete dendrite targeting in an olfactory map. Nature Neuroscience, 12:1542-1550. PDF


Berdnik, D., Fan, A.P., Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2008) microRNA Processing Pathway Regulates Olfactory Neuron Targeting. Current Biology 18:1754-9. PDF
Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2008) Octopamine Fuels Fighting Flies. Nature Neuroscience 11:989-90. PDF


Jefferis, G.S.X.E*, Potter, CJ*., Chan A.M., Marin E.C., Rohlfing T., Maurer, C.R, Jr., and Liqun L. (2007) Comprehensive Maps of Drosophila Higher Olfactory Centers: Spatially Segregated Fruit and Pheromone Representation. Cell, 128:1187-1203. *Denotes equal contribution. PDF Extended PDF


Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2003) Food for Thought: A receptor finds it ligand. Nature Neuroscience 6:1119-20. PDF


Potter, CJ, Pedraza, L, and Xu, T. (2002) Akt regulates growth by directly phosphorylating Tsc2. Nature Cell Biology. 4:658-665. PDF


Potter, CJ, Huang, H, and Xu, T. (2001) Drosophila Tsc1 functions with Tsc2 to antagonize insulin signaling in regulating cell growth, cell proliferation, and organ size. Cell, 105:357-68. PDF
Potter, CJ and Xu, T. (2001) Mechanisms of size control. Current Opinion in Genes and Development, 11:279-86. PDF


Potter, CJ, Turenchalk, G.S., and Xu, T. (2000). The expanding role of Drosophila in cancer research. Trends in Genetics, 16:33-39. PDF


Huang, H*., Potter, CJ*., Tao, W., Li, D.-M., Brogiolo, W., Hafen, E., Sun, H. and Xu, T. (1999). PTEN affects cell size, cell proliferation and apoptosis during Drosophila eye development. Development 126, 5365-5372. *Denotes equal contribution. PDF