Simon G. Sprecher - Publications

Biology University of Fribourg, Switzerland 
Drosophila, neurodevelopment, visual system, eye development, larval behavior

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2022 Sprecher SG. Neural Cell Type Diversity in Cnidaria. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 16: 909400. PMID 35685775 DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2022.909400  0.392
2021 Maier GL, Komarov N, Meyenhofer F, Kwon JY, Sprecher SG. Taste sensing and sugar detection mechanisms in larval primary taste center. Elife. 10. PMID 34859782 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.67844  0.37
2021 Brunet Avalos C, Sprecher SG. Single-Cell Transcriptomic Reveals Dual and Multi-Transmitter Use in Neurons Across Metazoans. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 14: 623148. PMID 33597849 DOI: 10.3389/fnmol.2021.623148  0.353
2020 Duruz J, Kaltenrieder C, Ladurner P, Bruggmann R, Martìnez P, Sprecher SG. Acoel single-cell transcriptomics: cell type analysis of a deep branching bilaterian. Molecular Biology and Evolution. PMID 33355655 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msaa333  0.46
2020 Choi J, Yu S, Choi MS, Jang S, Han IJ, Maier GL, Sprecher SG, Kwon JY. Cellular basis of bitter-driven aversive behaviors in larva. Eneuro. PMID 32220859 DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0510-19.2020  0.318
2020 Asirim EZ, Humberg TH, Maier GL, Sprecher SG. Circadian and Genetic Modulation of Visually-Guided Navigation in Drosophila Larvae. Scientific Reports. 10: 2752. PMID 32066794 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-020-59614-Y  0.344
2020 Perea-Atienza E, Gavilán B, Sprecher SG, Martinez P. Immunostaining and In Situ Hybridization of the Developing Acoel Nervous System. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2047: 59-80. PMID 31552649 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9732-9_4  0.509
2020 Martinez P, Sprecher SG. Of circuits and brains: the origin and diversification of neural architectures Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 8: 82. DOI: 10.3389/Fevo.2020.00082  0.607
2019 Brunet Avalos C, Bruggmann R, Sprecher SG. Single cell transcriptome atlas of the larval brain. Elife. 8. PMID 31746739 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.50354  0.424
2019 Qin B, Humberg TH, Kim A, Kim HS, Short J, Diao F, White BH, Sprecher SG, Yuan Q. Muscarinic acetylcholine receptor signaling generates OFF selectivity in a simple visual circuit. Nature Communications. 10: 4093. PMID 31501438 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-019-12104-W  0.366
2019 de Andres-Bragado L, Sprecher SG. Mechanisms of vision in the fruit fly. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 36: 25-32. PMID 31325739 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cois.2019.06.005  0.415
2019 Fritsch C, Bernardo-Garcia FJ, Humberg TH, Mishra AK, Miellet S, Almeida S, Frochaux MV, Deplancke B, Huber A, Sprecher SG. Multilevel regulation of the glass locus during Drosophila eye development. Plos Genetics. 15: e1008269. PMID 31299050 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pgen.1008269  0.349
2019 Kaldun JC, Sprecher SG. Initiated by CREB: Resolving Gene Regulatory Programs in Learning and Memory: Switch in Cofactors and Transcription Regulators between Memory Consolidation and Maintenance Network. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. e1900045. PMID 31237359 DOI: 10.1002/Bies.201900045  0.302
2019 Hartenstein V, Yuan M, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Karandikar A, Bernardo-Garcia FJ, Sprecher S, Knust E. Serial electron microscopic reconstruction of the drosophila larval eye: Photoreceptors with a rudimentary rhabdomere of microvillar-like processes. Developmental Biology. PMID 31158364 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ydbio.2019.05.017  0.335
2019 Gavilán B, Sprecher SG, Hartenstein V, Martinez P. The digestive system of xenacoelomorphs. Cell and Tissue Research. PMID 31093756 DOI: 10.1007/S00441-019-03038-2  0.463
2019 Bernardo-Garcia FJ, Syed M, Jékely G, Sprecher SG. Glass confers rhabdomeric photoreceptor identity in , but not across all metazoans. Evodevo. 10: 4. PMID 30873275 DOI: 10.1186/S13227-019-0117-6  0.35
2019 Avalos CB, Maier GL, Bruggmann R, Sprecher SG. Author response: Single cell transcriptome atlas of the Drosophila larval brain Elife. DOI: 10.7554/Elife.50354.Sa2  0.329
2018 Humberg TH, Sprecher SG. Two Pairs of Central Brain Neurons Mediate Larval Navigational Strategies Based on Temporal Light Information Processing. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 12: 305. PMID 30568583 DOI: 10.3389/Fnbeh.2018.00305  0.443
2018 Widmer YF, Fritsch C, Jungo MM, Almeida S, Egger B, Sprecher SG. Multiple neurons encode CrebB dependent appetitive long-term memory in the mushroom body circuit. Elife. 7. PMID 30346271 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.39196  0.749
2018 Sánchez-Alcañiz JA, Silbering AF, Croset V, Zappia G, Sivasubramaniam AK, Abuin L, Sahai SY, Münch D, Steck K, Auer TO, Cruchet S, Neagu-Maier GL, Sprecher SG, Ribeiro C, Yapici N, et al. An expression atlas of variant ionotropic glutamate receptors identifies a molecular basis of carbonation sensing. Nature Communications. 9: 4252. PMID 30315166 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-018-06453-1  0.363
2018 Arboleda E, Hartenstein V, Martinez P, Reichert H, Sen S, Sprecher S, Bailly X. An Emerging System to Study Photosymbiosis Brain Regeneration, Chronobiology, and Behavior: The Marine Acoel Symsagittifera roscoffensis. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. e1800107. PMID 30151860 DOI: 10.1002/Bies.201800107  0.634
2018 Brauchle M, Bilican A, Eyer C, Bailly X, Martínez P, Ladurner P, Bruggmann R, Sprecher SG. Xenacoelomorpha survey reveals that all 11 animal homeobox gene classes were present in the first bilaterians. Genome Biology and Evolution. PMID 30102357 DOI: 10.1093/Gbe/Evy170  0.468
2018 de Andres-Bragado L, Mazza C, Senn W, Sprecher SG. Statistical modelling of navigational decisions based on intensity versus directionality in Drosophila larval phototaxis. Scientific Reports. 8: 11272. PMID 30050066 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-018-29533-0  0.333
2018 Mishra AK, Bernardo-Garcia FJ, Fritsch C, Humberg TH, Egger B, Sprecher SG. Patterning mechanisms diversify neuroepithelial domains in the Drosophila optic placode. Plos Genetics. 14: e1007353. PMID 29677185 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pgen.1007353  0.733
2018 Perea-Atienza E, Sprecher SG, Martínez P. Characterization of the bHLH family of transcriptional regulators in the acoeland their putative role in neurogenesis. Evodevo. 9: 8. PMID 29610658 DOI: 10.1186/S13227-018-0097-Y  0.504
2018 Humberg TH, Bruegger P, Afonso B, Zlatic M, Truman JW, Gershow M, Samuel A, Sprecher SG. Dedicated photoreceptor pathways in Drosophila larvae mediate navigation by processing either spatial or temporal cues. Nature Communications. 9: 1260. PMID 29593252 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-018-03520-5  0.585
2018 Widmer YF, Fritsch C, Jungo MM, Almeida S, Egger B, Sprecher SG. Author response: Multiple neurons encode CrebB dependent appetitive long-term memory in the mushroom body circuit Elife. DOI: 10.7554/Elife.39196.017  0.719
2017 Larderet I, Fritsch PM, Gendre N, Neagu-Maier GL, Fetter RD, Schneider-Mizell CM, Truman JW, Zlatic M, Cardona A, Sprecher SG. Organization of the larval visual circuit. Elife. 6. PMID 30726702 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.28387  0.372
2017 Kendroud S, Bohra AA, Kuert PA, Nguyen B, Guillermin O, Sprecher SG, Reichert H, VijayRaghavan K, Hartenstein V. Structure and Development of the Subesophageal Zone of the Drosophila Brain. II. Sensory Compartments. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. PMID 28875566 DOI: 10.1002/Cne.24316  0.752
2017 Burkhardt P, Sprecher SG. Evolutionary origin of synapses and neurons - Bridging the gap. Bioessays : News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. PMID 28863228 DOI: 10.1002/Bies.201700024  0.388
2017 Almeida-Carvalho MJ, Berh D, Braun A, Chen YC, Eichler K, Eschbach C, Fritsch PMJ, Gerber B, Hoyer N, Jiang X, Kleber J, Klämbt C, König C, Louis M, Michels B, ... ... Sprecher SG, et al. The Ol1mpiad: concordance of behavioural faculties of stage 1 and stage 3 Drosophila larvae. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 220: 2452-2475. PMID 28679796 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.156646  0.334
2017 Humberg TH, Sprecher SG. Age- and Wavelength-Dependency of Drosophila Larval Phototaxis and Behavioral Responses to Natural Lighting Conditions. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 11: 66. PMID 28473759 DOI: 10.3389/Fnbeh.2017.00066  0.378
2016 van Giesen L, Neagu-Maier GL, Kwon JY, Sprecher SG. A microfluidics-based method for measuring neuronal activity in Drosophila chemosensory neurons. Nature Protocols. 11: 2389-2400. PMID 27809317 DOI: 10.1038/Nprot.2016.144  0.802
2016 Bernardo-Garcia FJ, Humberg TH, Fritsch C, Sprecher SG. Successive requirement of Glass and Hazy for photoreceptor specification and maintenance in Drosophila. Fly. 0. PMID 27723419 DOI: 10.1080/19336934.2016.1244591  0.359
2016 Choi J, van Giesen L, Choi MS, Kang K, Sprecher SG, Kwon JY. A Pair of Pharyngeal Gustatory Receptor Neurons Regulates Caffeine-Dependent Ingestion in Drosophila Larvae. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 10: 181. PMID 27486388 DOI: 10.3389/Fncel.2016.00181  0.788
2016 Spühler IA, Conley GM, Scheffold F, Sprecher SG. Super Resolution Imaging of Genetically Labeled Synapses in Drosophila Brain Tissue. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 10: 142. PMID 27303270 DOI: 10.3389/Fncel.2016.00142  0.353
2016 van Giesen L, Hernandez-Nunez L, Delasoie-Baranek S, Colombo M, Renaud P, Bruggmann R, Benton R, Samuel AD, Sprecher SG. Erratum: Multimodal stimulus coding by a gustatory sensory neuron in Drosophila larvae. Nature Communications. 7: 11028. PMID 26972323 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11028  0.78
2016 Bernardo-Garcia FJ, Fritsch C, Sprecher SG. The transcription factor glass links eye field specification with photoreceptor differentiation in Drosophila. Development (Cambridge, England). PMID 26952983 DOI: 10.1242/Dev.128801  0.332
2016 van Giesen L, Hernandez-Nunez L, Delasoie-Baranek S, Colombo M, Renaud P, Bruggmann R, Benton R, Samuel AD, Sprecher SG. Multimodal stimulus coding by a gustatory sensory neuron in Drosophila larvae. Nature Communications. 7: 10687. PMID 26864722 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms10687  0.788
2016 Mishra AK, Bargmann BO, Tsachaki M, Fritsch C, Sprecher SG. Functional genomics identifies Regulators of the phototransduction machinery in the drosophila larval eye and adult ocelli. Developmental Biology. PMID 26769100 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ydbio.2015.12.026  0.391
2015 Sprecher SG, Bernardo-Garcia FJ, van Giesen L, Hartenstein V, Reichert H, Neves R, Bailly X, Martinez P, Brauchle M. Functional brain regeneration in the acoel worm Symsagittifera roscoffensis. Biology Open. PMID 26581588 DOI: 10.1242/Bio.014266  0.764
2015 Guillermin O, Perruchoud B, Sprecher SG, Egger B. Characterization of tailless functions during Drosophila optic lobe formation. Developmental Biology. 405: 202-13. PMID 26111972 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ydbio.2015.06.011  0.726
2015 Klein M, Afonso B, Vonner AJ, Hernandez-Nunez L, Berck M, Tabone CJ, Kane EA, Pieribone VA, Nitabach MN, Cardona A, Zlatic M, Sprecher SG, Gershow M, Garrity PA, Samuel AD. Sensory determinants of behavioral dynamics in Drosophila thermotaxis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: E220-9. PMID 25550513 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1416212112  0.753
2015 Pauls D, von Essen A, Lyutova R, van Giesen L, Rosner R, Wegener C, Sprecher SG. Potency of transgenic effectors for neurogenetic manipulation in Drosophila larvae. Genetics. 199: 25-37. PMID 25359929 DOI: 10.1534/Genetics.114.172023  0.796
2014 Bressan JM, Benz M, Oettler J, Heinze J, Hartenstein V, Sprecher SG. A map of brain neuropils and fiber systems in the ant Cardiocondyla obscurior. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 8: 166. PMID 25698935 DOI: 10.3389/Fnana.2014.00166  0.328
2013 Mishra AK, Tsachaki M, Rister J, Ng J, Celik A, Sprecher SG. Binary cell fate decisions and fate transformation in the Drosophila larval eye. Plos Genetics. 9: e1004027. PMID 24385925 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pgen.1004027  0.791
2013 Kane EA, Gershow M, Afonso B, Larderet I, Klein M, Carter AR, de Bivort BL, Sprecher SG, Samuel AD. Sensorimotor structure of Drosophila larva phototaxis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: E3868-77. PMID 24043822 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1215295110  0.625
2013 Farca-Luna AJ, Sprecher SG. Plasticity in the Drosophila larval visual system. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 7: 105. PMID 23847470 DOI: 10.3389/Fncel.2013.00105  0.48
2013 De Vaux V, Pfefferli C, Passannante M, Belhaj K, von Essen A, Sprecher SG, Müller F, Wicky C. The Caenorhabditis elegans LET-418/Mi2 plays a conserved role in lifespan regulation. Aging Cell. 12: 1012-20. PMID 23815345 DOI: 10.1111/Acel.12129  0.316
2013 Farca Luna AJ, von Essen AM, Widmer YF, Sprecher SG. Light preference assay to study innate and circadian regulated photobehavior in Drosophila larvae. Journal of Visualized Experiments : Jove. PMID 23629021 DOI: 10.3791/50237  0.394
2013 Egger B, van Giesen L, Moraru M, Sprecher SG. In vitro imaging of primary neural cell culture from Drosophila. Nature Protocols. 8: 958-65. PMID 23598446 DOI: 10.1038/Nprot.2013.052  0.762
2012 Huser A, Rohwedder A, Apostolopoulou AA, Widmann A, Pfitzenmaier JE, Maiolo EM, Selcho M, Pauls D, von Essen A, Gupta T, Sprecher SG, Birman S, Riemensperger T, Stocker RF, Thum AS. The serotonergic central nervous system of the Drosophila larva: anatomy and behavioral function. Plos One. 7: e47518. PMID 23082175 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0047518  0.48
2012 Moraru MM, Egger B, Bao DB, Sprecher SG. Analysis of cell identity, morphology, apoptosis and mitotic activity in a primary neural cell culture system in Drosophila. Neural Development. 7: 14. PMID 22554060 DOI: 10.1186/1749-8104-7-14  0.725
2012 Keene AC, Sprecher SG. Seeing the light: photobehavior in fruit fly larvae. Trends in Neurosciences. 35: 104-10. PMID 22222349 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tins.2011.11.003  0.426
2012 Tsachaki M, Sprecher SG. Genetic and developmental mechanisms underlying the formation of the Drosophila compound eye. Developmental Dynamics : An Official Publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 241: 40-56. PMID 21932322 DOI: 10.1002/Dvdy.22738  0.347
2011 Vasiliauskas D, Mazzoni EO, Sprecher SG, Brodetskiy K, Johnston RJ, Lidder P, Vogt N, Celik A, Desplan C. Feedback from rhodopsin controls rhodopsin exclusion in Drosophila photoreceptors. Nature. 479: 108-12. PMID 21983964 DOI: 10.1038/Nature10451  0.786
2011 Sprecher SG, Cardona A, Hartenstein V. The Drosophila larval visual system: high-resolution analysis of a simple visual neuropil. Developmental Biology. 358: 33-43. PMID 21781960 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ydbio.2011.07.006  0.469
2011 Keene AC, Mazzoni EO, Zhen J, Younger MA, Yamaguchi S, Blau J, Desplan C, Sprecher SG. Distinct visual pathways mediate Drosophila larval light avoidance and circadian clock entrainment. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 31: 6527-34. PMID 21525293 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.6165-10.2011  0.772
2011 Diaz NN, Sprecher SG. Photoreceptors: unconventional ways of seeing. Current Biology : Cb. 21: R25-7. PMID 21215932 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2010.11.063  0.417
2008 Sprecher SG, Desplan C. Switch of rhodopsin expression in terminally differentiated Drosophila sensory neurons. Nature. 454: 533-7. PMID 18594514 DOI: 10.1038/Nature07062  0.642
2008 Sprecher SG, Desplan C. Development of the Drosophila Melanogaster Eye: From Precursor Specification to Terminal Differentiation Animal Models in Eye Research. 27-47. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-374169-1.00004-7  0.487
2007 Sprecher SG, Pichaud F, Desplan C. Adult and larval photoreceptors use different mechanisms to specify the same Rhodopsin fates. Genes & Development. 21: 2182-95. PMID 17785526 DOI: 10.1101/Gad.1565407  0.572
2007 Sprecher SG, Reichert H, Hartenstein V. Gene expression patterns in primary neuronal clusters of the Drosophila embryonic brain. Gene Expression Patterns : Gep. 7: 584-95. PMID 17300994 DOI: 10.1016/J.Modgep.2007.01.004  0.604
2006 Sprecher SG, Urbach R, Technau GM, Rijli FM, Reichert H, Hirth F. The columnar gene vnd is required for tritocerebral neuromere formation during embryonic brain development of Drosophila. Development (Cambridge, England). 133: 4331-9. PMID 17038518 DOI: 10.1242/Dev.02606  0.601
2006 Sprecher SG, Hirth F. Expression and function of the columnar patterning gene msh in late embryonic brain development of Drosophila. Developmental Dynamics : An Official Publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 235: 2920-9. PMID 16929521 DOI: 10.1002/Dvdy.20936  0.422
2006 Meier S, Sprecher SG, Reichert H, Hirth F. ventral veins lacking is required for specification of the tritocerebrum in embryonic brain development of Drosophila. Mechanisms of Development. 123: 76-83. PMID 16326080 DOI: 10.1016/J.Mod.2005.09.004  0.632
2004 Sprecher SG, Müller M, Kammermeier L, Miller DF, Kaufman TC, Reichert H, Hirth F. Hox gene cross-regulatory interactions in the embryonic brain of Drosophila. Mechanisms of Development. 121: 527-36. PMID 15172684 DOI: 10.1016/J.Mod.2004.04.009  0.557
2003 Sprecher SG, Reichert H. The urbilaterian brain: developmental insights into the evolutionary origin of the brain in insects and vertebrates. Arthropod Structure & Development. 32: 141-56. PMID 18089000 DOI: 10.1016/S1467-8039(03)00007-0  0.558
2003 Sprecher SG, Galle S, Reichert H. Substrate specificity and juvenile Faviid predominance of coral colonization at the Maldive Islands following the 1998 bleaching event Coral Reefs. 22: 130-132. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-003-0292-7  0.451
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