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Dr. Jan Felix Evers


J Gjorgjieva, JF Evers* & SJ Eglen * (2016). Homeostatic Activity-Dependent Tuning of Recurrent Networks for Robust Propagation of Activity, The Journal of Neuroscience, 36(13), 3722–3734


L Couton, A Mauss, T Yunusov, S Diegelmann, JF Evers*,1, M Landgraf*(2015) Development of connectivity in a motorneuronal network in Drosophila larvae. Current Biology : CB25(5), 568–576.

AK Chmielewski, A Kyrsting, P Mahou, MT Wayland, L Muresan, JF Evers1,*, CF Kaminski1,*(2015) Fast imaging of live organisms with sculpted light sheets. Scientific Reports5, 9385.


M Zwart, O Randlett, JF Evers*,1, M Landgraf*. Dendritic growth gated by a steroid hormone receptor underlies increases in activity in the developing Drosophila locomotor system. PNAS (2013), 110(40), E3878–87.

Gjorgjieva, J., Berni, J., Evers, J. F., & Eglen, S. J. (2013). Neural circuits for peristaltic wave propagation in crawling Drosophila larvae: analysis and modeling. Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 7, 24


 A Thackray, F Muhammad, C Zhang, Y Di, T Jahn, M Landgraf, D Crowther, JF Evers and R Bujdoso (2012). Ovine PrP transgenic Drosophila show reduced locomotor activity and decreased survival. Biochemical Journal 444(3), 487–495


S Crisp*,1, JF Evers*,1, M Bate. Endogenous patterns of activity are required for the maturation of a motor network. JNeurosci (2011) vol. 31 (29) pp. 10445-50


 A Mauss, M Tripodi, JF Evers, M Landgraf. Midline signalling systems direct the formation of a neural map by dendritic targeting in the Drosophila motor system. PLoS Biol (2009) vol. 7 (9) pp. e1000200

M Meseke, JF Evers, C Duch. Developmental changes in dendritic shape and synapse location tune single neuron computations to changing behavioral functions. J Neurophysiol (2009) vol 102(1) pp 41-58

M Meseke, JF Evers, C Duch. PTX-induced hyperexcitability affects dendritic shape and GABAergic synapse density but not synapse distribution during Manduca postembryonic motoneuron development. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol (2009) vol 195(5) pp. 473-489


S Crisp, JF Evers, A Fiala, M Bate. The Development of Motor Coordination in Drosophila Embryos. Development (2008) vol. 135 (22) pp. 3707-17

M Tripodi, JF Evers, A Mauss, M Bate, M Landgraf. Structural Homeostasis: Compensatory Adjustments of Dendritic Arbor Geometry in Response to Variations of Synaptic Input. PLoS Biology, PLoS Biol (2008) vol. 6 (10) pp. e260 


JF Evers1, D Muench, C Duch. Developmental relocation of presynaptic terminals along distinct types of dendritic filopodia. Dev Biol (2006) vol. 297 (1) pp. 214-27


JF Evers1, S Schmitt, M Sibila, C Duch. Progress in functional neuroanatomy: precise automatic geometric reconstruction of neuronal morphology from confocal image stacks. J Neurophysiol (2005) vol. 93 (4) pp. 2331-42

M Landgraf and JF Evers. Control of dendritic diversity. Curr Opin Cell Biol (2005) vol. 17 (6) pp. 690-6


S Schmitt, JF Evers, C Duch, M Scholz, K Obermayer. New methods for the computer-assisted 3-D reconstruction of neurons from confocal image stacks. Neuroimage (2004) vol. 23 (4) pp. 1283-98


 M Ditzen, JF Evers, CG Galizia. Odor similarity does not influence the time needed for odor processing. Chem Senses (2003) vol. 28 (9) pp. 781-9


P Skiebe, M Dreger, M Meseke, JF Evers, F Hucho. Identification of orcokinins in single neurons in the stomatogastric nervous system of the crayfish, Cherax destructor. J Comp Neurol (2002) vol. 444 (3) pp. 245-59

* equal contribution 1corresponding author 


Book Chapters

M Landgraf, JF Evers. Neuronal Morphology in the Drosophila Embryo: Visualization, Digital Reconstruction, and Quantification, in ‘The Making and Un-Making of Neuronal Circuits in Drosophila’, Ed. BA. Hassan, Neuromethods Series (vol 69), Humana Press (Sep 2012). 

JF Evers, Carsten Duch. Quantitative Geometric Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Neuronal Architecture and Mapping of Labeled Proteins from Confocal Image Stacks, in ‘Laser Scanning Microscopy and Quantitative Image Analysis of Neuronal Tissue’, Ed. L Bakota, R Brandt, Neuromethods Series (vol 87), Springer Protocols (2014)


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