Publications

Google Scholar profile

  1. Szuperak, M., Churgin, M. A., Borja, A. J., Raizen, D. M., Fang-Yen, C., Kayser, M. S. “A sleep state in Drosophila larvae required for neural stem cell proliferation” eLife 2018;7:e33220
  2. Churgin, M. A., McCloskey, R., Peters, E., Fang-Yen, C. “Antagonistic serotonergic and octopaminergic neural circuits mediate food-dependent locomotory behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans” The Journal of Neuroscience 
  3. Churgin, M. A., Jung, S.-K., Yu, C.-C., Chen, X., Raizen, D., Fang-Yen, C. “Longitudinal imaging of Caenorhabditis elegans with a microfabricated device reveals variation in behavioral decline during aging.” eLife 2017;6:e26652 (2017)
  4. McCloskey, R. J., Fouad, A. D., Churgin, M. A., and Fang-Yen, C. “Food Responsiveness Regulates Episodic Behavioral States in Caenorhabditis elegans”, Journal of Neurophysiology  117, 1911-1934 (2017)
  5. Iannacone, M. J., Beets, I., Lopes, L. E., Churgin, M. A., Fang-Yen, C., Nelson, M. D., Schoofs, L., Raizen, D. M. “The RFamide receptor DMSR-1 regulates stress-induced sleep in C. elegans.” eLife 2017;6:e19837 (2017)
  6. Bais, S., Churgin M. A., Fang-Yen C., Greenberg, R. M. “Evidence for novel pharmacological sensitivities of transient receptor potential (TRP) channels in Schistosoma mansoni.” PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (2015).
  7. Churgin M. A. and Fang-Yen C., “An imaging system for  C. elegans behavior”, in C. elegans, Methods and Applications, G. Haspel and D. Biron, eds., Methods in Molecular Biology 1327: 199-207 (2015)
  8. Nelson M. D., Lee K. H., Churgin M. A., Hill A. J., Van Buskirk C., Fang-Yen C., Raizen D. M. “FMRFamide-like FLP-13 neuropeptides promote quiescence following heat stress in Caenorhabditis elegans.” Curr Biol. 2014 Oct 20;24(20):2406-10. (2014)
  9. Churgin M. A., He L., Murray J. I., Fang-Yen C. “Construction of a system for single-cell transgene induction in Caenorhabditis elegans using a pulsed infrared laser.” Methods. 2014 Aug 1;68(3):431-6. (2014)
  10. Churgin M. A., He L., Murray J. I., and Fang-Yen C. “Efficient single cell transgene induction in Caenorhabditis elegans using a pulsed infrared laser.” G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. October 2013. (2013)
  11. McMillan C. T., Brun C., Siddiqui S., Churgin M., Libon D., Yushkevich P., Zhang H., Boller A., Gee J., and Grossman M. “White matter imaging contributes to the multimodal diagnosis of frontotemporal lobar degeneration.”  Neurology May 29, 2012 vol. 78 no. 22 (2012)