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Evolution of central neural circuits: state of the art and perspectives. Roberts RJV, Pop S, Prieto-Godino LL§. Nature Reviews Neuroscience. doi: 10.1038/s41583-022-00644-y pfd

OptoPi: An open source flexible platform for the analysis of small animal behaviour. Cano-Ferrer X ,Roberts RJV, French AS, de Folter J, Gong H, Nightingale L, Strange A, Imbert A, Prieto-Godino LL§. bioRxiv. doi:0.1101/2022.07.12.499786 

Internal state affects local neuron function in an early sensory processing center to shape olfactory behavior in Drosophila larvae. Odell SR, Clark D, Zito N, Jain R, Gong H, Warnock K, Carrion‑Lopez R , Maixner C, Prieto‑Godino LL & Mathew D§. Scientific Reports. doi:0.1038/s41598-022-20147-1

Cracking the encoding of human scent in the mosquito brain. Prieto-Godino LL§, Auer TA§. Trends in Neuroscience. doi:10.1016/j.tins.2022.06.005

Parallel evolution of a splicing program controlling neuronal excitability in flies and mammals. Torres-Mendez A§, Pop S, Bonnal S, Almudi I, RobertsRJV,  Paolantoni C, Alcaina A, Avola A, Martin Anduaga A, Haussmann IH, Morin V, Soller M, Kadener S, Roignant JY, Prieto-Godino LL§, Irimia M§Science Advances. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abk044

Non-telecentric two-photon microscopy for 3D random access mesoscale imaging. Janiak FK§, Bartel P, Bale M, Yoshimatsu T, Komulainen EH, Zhou M, Staras K, Prieto Godino LL, Euler T, Maravall M, Baden T§Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/s41467-022-28192-0


Two decades of neuroscience publication trends in Africa. Maina MB$, Ahmad U, Ibrahim HA, Hamidu SK, Nasr FE, Salihu AT, Abushouk AI, Abdurrazak M, Awadelkareem MA, Amin A, Imam A, Akinrinade ID, Yakubu AH, Azeez IA, Yunusa GM, Adamu AA, Ibrahim HB, Bukar AM, Yaro AU, Prieto-Godino LL§ and Baden T§. Nature Communications. doi:0.1038/s41467-021-23784-8

Molecular reconstruction of recurrent evolutionary switching in olfactory receptor specificity. Prieto-Godino LL§, Schmidt HR, Benton R§. eLife doi:10.7554/eLife.69732

Olfactory receptor-dependent receptor repression in Drosophila. Mika K, Cruchet S, Chai PC, Prieto-Godino LL, Auer T, Pradervand S, Benton R§. Science Advances doi:10.1126/sciadv.abe3745


A physical theory of larval Drosophila behaviour. Loveless L§, Garner A, Issa AR, Roberts R, Webb B, Prieto-Godino LL, Ohyama T, Alonso CA§. bioRxiv doi: 1101/2020.08.25.266163

Shining a light on the evolution of fly species. Hui Gong, Lucia L. Prieto-Godino§eLife doi: 10.7554/eLife.60600

TReND in Africa: Toward a Truly Global(Neuro)science Community. Tom Baden§, Mahmoud Bukar Maina, Andre Maia Chagas, Yunusa Garba Mohammed, Thomas O. Auer, Ana Silbering, Lukas von Tobel, Marie Pertin, Renee Hartig, Jelena Aleksic, Ibukun Akinrinade, Mosab A. Awadelkareem, Artemis Koumoundourou, Aled Jones, Fabiana Arieti, Andrew Beale, Daniel Munch, Samyra Cury Salek, Sadiq Yusuf and Lucia L. Prieto-Godino§Neuron doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.06.026

Leveraging Open Hardware to Alleviate the Burden of COVID-19 on Global Health Systems. Chagas AM§, Molloy JC§, Prieto Godino LL§, Baden T§PLoS Biol doi: pbio.3000730

LED Zappelin’: An open source LED controller for arbitrary spectrum visual stimulation and optogenetics during 2-photon imaging. Zimmermann MJY§, Chagas AM, Bartel P, Pop S, Prieto Godino LL, Baden T.  HardwareX doi:10.1016/j.ohx.2020.e00127 (BioRxiv version)

Functional integration of “undead” neurons in the olfactory system. Prieto-Godino LL*, Silbering AF *Khallaf MA, Cruchet S, Bojkowska K Pradervand SHansson BSKnaden M and Benton R§Science Advances. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz7238 (BioRxiv version)


In vivo assembly and trafficking of olfactory Ionotropic Receptors. Abuin L, Prieto-Godino LL, Pan,  HGutierrez C, Huang L, Jin R and Benton R§BMCBiology. doi:10.1186/s12915-019-0651-7(BioRxiv version)


The 100 euro lab: A 3-D printable open source platform for fluorescence microscopy, optogenetics and accurate temperature control during behaviour of zebrafish, Drosophila And C. elegans. Chagas AM§, Prieto-Godino LL, Arrenberg AB and Baden T§. PLoS Biology.doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.2002702Commentary on Nature TechBlog.

Evolution of acid-sensing olfactory circuits in drosophilids.  Prieto-Godino LL, Rytz R, Cruchet S, Bargeton B, Abuin L, Silbering AF, Ruta V, Dal Peraro M, and Benton R§. Neuron. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.12.024


Olfactory receptor pseudo-pseudogenes. Prieto-Godino LL, Rytz R., Bargeton B., Abuin L., Arguello JR, Dal Peraro, M, and Benton, R§:Nature. doi:10.1038/nature19824. Dispatch in Current Biology by Markus Stensmyr. Interview with Lucia for Nature Podcast.


Open labware: 3D print your own equipment. Baden T§, Chagas AM, Gage G, Marzullo T, Prieto-Godino LL, Euler T.  PLoS Biology. doi: 0.1371/journal.pbio.1002086.


Bridging the Gap: establishing the necessary Infrastructure and knowledge for teaching and research in neuroscience in Africa. Yusuf S§, Baden T, Prieto-Godino LL. Metabolic brain disease. doi 10.1007/s11011-013-9443-x.


Fly larvae explore the world without a brain.  Prieto-Godino LL§. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216 (5). doi: 10.1242/​jeb.077750.

Neuroecology: A fly’s bug detector.  Prieto Godino LL and Benton R. Current Biology, 23(1):R20-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.11.039.


Embryonic origin of olfactory circuitry in Drosophila: contact and activity-mediated interaction pattern connectivity in the antennal lobe. Prieto-Godino LL§, Diegelmann S, Bate M.  PLoS Biology doi:10(10): e1001400.  Synopsis in PLoS Biology.


Why flies? Inexpensive public engagement exercises to explain the value of basic biomedical research on Drosophila melanogaster. Cognigni P*, Denholm D*, Fabre C*, Gu W*, Linneweber W*, Prieto-Godino LL*, Pulver S*, Urbancic V*, Zwart M*, Miguel-Aliaga I. Advances in Phyisiology Education, doi: 35(4), 384–392


Brain activity at 70–80 Hz changes during olfactory stimulation protocols in Drosophila. Prieto-Godino LL§, de Polavieja GG. PLoS One doi: 5(9): e12867