May, C. E., Rosander, J., Gottfried, J., Dennis, E., & Dus, M. Dietary sugar inhibits satiation by decreasing the central processing of sweet taste. eLife. 2020 June 13; 9 (54530).

Vaziri A, Khabiri M, Genaw B, Christina E. May CE, Freddolino PL, Dus, M. The Polycomb Repressive Complex 2.1 links the food environment to a persistent neural state. 

Wilinski D, Winzeler J, Duren W, Persons J.L., Holme K.J., Mosquera J, Khabiri M., Kinchen J.M., Freddolino P.L., Karnovsky A., Dus M. Rapid metabolic shifts occur during the transition between hunger and satiety in Drosophila melanogaster. Nat Com. 2019 Sept 06.

May C.E., Vaziri A, Lin Y.Q., Grushko O, Khabiri M, Wang Q-P, Holme K.J., Pletcher S.D., Freddolino P.L., Neely G.G., Dus M. High Dietary Sugar Reshapes Sweet Taste to Promote Feeding Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster. Cell Rep. 2019 May 7; 1675-85.

Park J-Y, Dus M, Kim S, Abu F, Kanai M.I., Rudy B, Suh G.S.B. Drosophila SLC5A11 Mediates Hunger by Regulating K+ Channel Activity.  Curr Biol. 2016 Aug 8; 26 (18): 1965-74.

Wong JM, Malec PA, Mabrouk OS, Ro J, Dus M, Kennedy RT. Benzoyl chloride derivatization with liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry for targeted metabolomics of neurochemicals in biological samples. Journal of Chromatography A. 2016 May 13; 1446:78-90.

Dus M, Jason Sih-Yu Lai, Keith M. Gunapala, Soohong Min, Timothy D. Tayler, Anne C. Hergarden, Eliot Geraud, Christina M. Joseph, Greg S.B. Suh. Nutrient Sensor in the Brain Directs the Action of the Brain-Gut Axis in Drosophila. Neuron. 2015 June 11.

Dus M, Ai M, Suh GS. Taste-independent nutrient selection is mediated by a brain-specific Na+/solute co-transporter in Drosophila. Nature Neuroscience. 2013 Mar 31. doi: 10.1038/nn.3372. PDF

Dus M, Min S, Keene AC, Lee GY, Suh GS. Taste-independent detection of the caloric content of sugars in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jul 12; 108 (28): 11644–11649. PDF

Keene AC, Duboué ER, McDonald DM, Dus M, Suh GSB, Waddell S, Blau J. Clock and Cycle limit starvation-induced sleep loss in Drosophila. Curr Biol. 2010 Jul 13; 20(13):1209-15. PDF

Malone*** C, and Brennecke*** J and Dus***, M, Aravin, AA, Sachidanandam, R, Hannon, GJ. Specialized piRNA pathways act in germline and somatic tissues of the Drosophila ovary. Cell. 2009 May 1; 137(3):522-35. *** authors contributed equally PDF

Gracheva E, Dus M, Elgin SC. Drosophila RISC component VIG and its homolog Vig2 participate in heterochromatin formation. PLoS One. 2009 Jul 8; 4(7):e6182. PDF

Czech B, Malone CD, Zhou R, Stark A, Schlingeheyde C, Dus M, Perrimon N, Kellis M, Wohlschlegel JA, Sachidanandam R, Hannon GJ, Brennecke J. An endogenous small interfering RNA pathway in Drosophila.  Nature. 2008 Jun 5; 453(7196):798-802. PDF

Brent, B. and Findley, S.D., Jiang, L., Liu, L., Yin, H., Dus, M, Zhou, P., Elgin, S., and Lin, H. Drosophila PIWI associates with chromatin and interacts directly with HP1a. Genes and Dev. 2007 Sep 15; 21(18):2300-11. PDF

Brennecke, J., Aravin, A.A., Stark, A., Dus, M, Kellis, M., Sachidanandam, R., and Hannon, G.J. Discrete small RNA-generating loci as master regulators of transposon activity in Drosophila. Cell. 2007 Mar 23; 128(6):1089-103. PDF

Perez-Romero, P. Tyler, R, Abend, JR, Dus, M, and Imperiale, MJ. Analysis of the interaction of the adenovirus L1 52/55-kilodalton and IVa2 proteins with the packaging sequence in vivo and in vitro. J Virol. 2005 Feb 7; 9(4):2366-74. PDF

Li WX, Li H, Lu R, Li F, Dus, M, Atkinson, P, Brydon, EWA., Johnson, KL, García-Sastre, A,  Ball, L, Palese, P, and Ding SW. Interferon antagonist proteins of influenza and vaccinia viruses are suppressors of RNA silencing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 3; 101(5):1350-5. PDF