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Konopka JK, Task D, Poinapen D, Potter CJ (2023).  Neurogenetic identification of mosquito sensory neurons. iScience, 26:5:106690.  Link

Raji JI, Konopka JK, Potter CJ (2023).  A spatial map of antennal-expressed ionotropic receptors in the malaria mosquito. Cell Reports, 10;42:112101.  Link


Konopka JK, Task D, Poinapen D, Potter CJ (2022). Neurogenetic identification of mosquito sensory neurons. bioRxiv 2022.11.22.517370. Link  

Matinyan, N, Potter, CJ. “Chapter 29: Perspectives on the genetic manipulation of mosquitoes: advancements in studying sensory biology in vector insects” Sensory Ecology of Disease Vectors. Eds. R. Ignell, C.R. Lazzari, M.G. Lorenzo, S.R. Hill. Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2022. 743-771. Link

Raji JI, Potter CJ (2022). Chemosensory Ionotropic Receptors in Human Host-Seeking Mosquitoes. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 54:100967. doi:10.1016/j.cois.2022.100967. Link

Afify A, Potter CJ (2022). Calcium Imaging of Anopheles coluzzii Mosquito Antennae Expressing the Calcium Indicator GCaMP6f. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.prot107918. Link

Afify A, Potter CJ (2022). Genetically Encoded Calcium Indicators for Functional Imaging of Mosquito Olfactory Neurons. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols doi:10.1101/pdb.top107683. Link

Task D, Lin C-C, Vulpe A, Afify A, Ballou S, Brbic M, Schlegel P, Raji J, Jefferis GSXE, Li H, Menuz K, Potter CJ (2022). Chemoreceptor Co-Expression in Drosophila melanogaster Olfactory Neurons. eLife 2022;11:e72599. Link

Maguire SE, Afify A, Goff LA, Potter CJ (2022). Odorant-receptor-mediated regulation of chemosensory gene expression in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Cell Reports, 38:110494. Link


Marr E, Potter CJ (2021). Base Editing of Somatic Cells Using CRISPR-Cas9 in Drosophila. The CRISPR Journal, Nov 23 2021. doi: 10.1089/crispr.2021.0062. Link

Task DLin C-CVulpe AAfify A, Ballou SBrbic MSchlegel PJefferis GSXELi HMenuz KPotter CJ (2021). Chemoreceptor Co-Expression in Drosophila Olfactory Neurons. bioRxiv, July 28. Link

Potter CJ (2021). Unlocking pan-neuronal expression in mosquitoes. (Preview) Cell Reports Methods, Volume 1, Issue 3, 100051. Link

Raji JI, Potter CJ (2021). The number of neurons in Drosophila and mosquito brains. PLOS ONE 16(5): e0250381. Link

Task, D, Potter, CJ (2021). Rapid degeneration of Drosophila olfactory neurons in Orco mutant maxillary palps. microPublication Biology. 10.17912/micropub.biology.000398. Link

Konopka JK, Task D, Afify A, Raji J, Deibel K, Maguire S, Lawrence R, Potter CJ (2021). Olfaction in Anopheles mosquitoes. Chemical Senses, bjab021. Link

Melo N, Capek M, Arenas OM, Afify A, Potter CJ, Laminette PJ, Para A, Gallio M, Stensmyr MC (2021). The irritant receptor TRPA1 mediates the mosquito repellent effect of catnip. Current Biology. 2021; 31:1-7. Link

Marr E, Potter CJ (2021). Base editing using CRISPR/Cas9 in Drosophila. bioRxiv 2021.03.24.436868. Link


Task D, Lin C-C, Afify A,  Li H, Vulpe A,  Menuz M, Potter CJ (2020). Widespread Polymodal Chemosensory Receptor Expression in Drosophila Olfactory Neurons. bioRxiv, Nov 8. Link

Maguire SE, Afify A, Goff LA, Potter CJ (2020). A Feedback Mechanism Regulates Odorant Receptor Expression in the Malaria Mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. bioRxiv, July 24. Link

Afify A and Potter CJ (2020). Insect Repellents Mediate Species-Specific Olfactory Behaviours in Mosquitoes. Malaria Journal. 19(1):127 Link


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.  Link

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

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


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

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

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  Link


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.  Link   Supplemental Data and Files

Riabinina, O, Potter, CJ (2016) The Q-System: A Versatile Expression System for Drosophila. Methods Mol Biol. 1478:53-78.  Link

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;  Link

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;  Link

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  Link


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, Link  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.  Link

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.  Link

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.  Link


Potter, CJ (2014) Stop the Biting: Targeting a Mosquito’s Sense of Smell (review). Cell 156:878-881.  Link

Ronderos, DS, Lin, C-C, Potter, CJ, and Smith, DP (2014) Farnesol-Detecting Olfactory Neurons in Drosophila. Journal of Neuroscience, 79:917-931.  Link


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  Link

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,  Link

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  Link


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   Link


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  Link

Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2011) Using the Q system in Drosophila melanogaster. Nat. Protocols 6:1105-1120.  Link

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  Link


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.  Link

Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2010). Splinkerette PCR for Mapping Transposable Elements in Drosophila. PLoS ONE 5(4):e10168.  Link


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.  Link


Berdnik, D., Fan, A.P., Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2008) microRNA Processing Pathway Regulates Olfactory Neuron Targeting. Current Biology 18:1754-9.  Link

Potter, CJ and Luo, L. (2008) Octopamine Fuels Fighting Flies. Nature Neuroscience 11:989-90.  Link


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.  Link


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


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


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.  Link

Potter, CJ and Xu, T. (2001) Mechanisms of size control. Current Opinion in Genes and Development, 11:279-86.  Link


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


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.  Link