Sarah M. Farris

Affiliations: 
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States 
Area:
Insect brain evolution
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Susan E. Fahrbach grad student 2000 UIUC
 (Postembryonic development and adult plasticity of the mushroom bodies in the honey bee brain.)
Gene E. Robinson grad student 2000 UIUC
 (Postembryonic development and adult plasticity of the mushroom bodies in the honey bee brain.)
Nicholas J. Strausfeld post-doc University of Arizona at Tucson
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Farris SM. (2015) Evolution of brain elaboration. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 370
Farris SM, Van Dyke JW. (2015) Evolution and function of the insect mushroom bodies: Contributions from comparative and model systems studies Current Opinion in Insect Science. 12: 19-25
Farris SM. (2013) Evolution of complex higher brain centers and behaviors: behavioral correlates of mushroom body elaboration in insects. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 82: 9-18
Niven JE, Farris SM. (2012) Miniaturization of nervous systems and neurons. Current Biology : Cb. 22: R323-9
Farris SM. (2011) Are mushroom bodies cerebellum-like structures? Arthropod Structure & Development. 40: 368-79
Farris S. (2011) Locusts provide clues to insect mushroom body function. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 77: 3-4
Farris SM, Schulmeister S. (2011) Parasitoidism, not sociality, is associated with the evolution of elaborate mushroom bodies in the brains of hymenopteran insects. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 278: 940-51
Farris SM, Pettrey C, Daly KC. (2011) A subpopulation of mushroom body intrinsic neurons is generated by protocerebral neuroblasts in the tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta (Sphingidae, Lepidoptera). Arthropod Structure & Development. 40: 395-408
Strausfeld NJ, Sinakevitch I, Brown SM, et al. (2009) Ground plan of the insect mushroom body: functional and evolutionary implications. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 513: 265-91
Farris SM. (2008) Evolutionary convergence of higher brain centers spanning the protostome-deuterostome boundary. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 72: 106-22
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