The first paper from Monica’s lab was released 07 May 2019! Titled “High Dietary Sugar Reshapes Sweet Taste to Promote Feeding Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster” graduate students Christina May and Anoumid Vaziri explore the changes in sweet taste neurons which lead to the behavioral output of overeating and obesity. Check out the interview with Michigan News and listen to Monica present the data at the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Have a listen.
To read the paper follow this link: https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(19)30492-9. Altmetrics rates the paper in the top 5% of all research outputs!