Publication list



Sudhakaran IP, Ramaswami M.
Long-term memory consolidation: The role of RNA-binding proteins with prion-like domains. RNA Biol. 2016 Oct 11:1-19. [Epub ahead of print]

Choudhury SD, Mushtaq Z, Reddy-Alla S, Balakrishnan SS, Thakur RS, Krishnan KS, Raghu P, Ramaswami M, Kumar V.
σ2-Adaptin Facilitates Basal Synaptic Transmission and Is Required for Regenerating Endo-Exo Cycling Pool Under High-Frequency Nerve Stimulation in Drosophila. Genetics. 2016 May;203(1):369-85. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.183863.

Arnaldo Carreira-Rosario, Varsha Bhargava, Jens Hillebrand, Rahul K. Kollipara, Mani Ramaswami, Michael Buszczak
Repression of Pumilio Protein Expression by Rbfox1 Promotes Germ Cell Differentiation. Developmental Cell Volume 36, Issue 5, 7 March 2016, Pages 562-571

Sarov M, Barz C, Jambor H, Hein MY, Schmied C, Suchold D, Stender B, Janosch S, K J VV, Krishnan RT, Krishnamoorthy A, Ferreira IR, Ejsmont RK, Finkl K, Hasse S, Kämpfer P, Plewka N, Vinis E, Schloissnig S, Knust E, Hartenstein V, Mann M, Ramaswami M, VijayRaghavan K, Tomancak P, Schnorrer F.
A genome-wide resource for the analysis of protein localisation in Drosophila. Elife. 2016 Feb 20;5:e12068. doi: 10.7554/eLife.12068.

Balint Z Kacsoh, Julianna Bozler, Mani Ramaswami, Giovanni Bosco
Social communication of predator-induced changes in Drosophila behavior and germline physiology. eLife 2015;4:e07423, May 2015

Ariana P. Mullin, Madhumala K. Sadanandappa, Wenpei Ma, Dion K. Dickman, Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan, Mani Ramaswami, Subhabrata Sanyal, and Victor Faundez
Gene Dosage in the Dysbindin Schizophrenia Susceptibility Network Differentially Affect Synaptic Function and Plasticity. J. Neurosci 7 January 2015, 35(1): 325-338

Ramaswami, M.
Network Plasticity in Adaptive Filtering and Behavioral Habituation. Neuron Volume 82, Issue 6, 18 June 2014, Pages 1216-1229

Gupta, K., Bhattacharyya, M., Seshasayee, A.S.N., Kuruvilla, S. Ramaswami, M., , Krishnan, K.S., Balaram, P. (In preparation) Deconvolution of Conus Peptide Library through the Integration of Next Generation Sequencing and Mass Spectrometry of the Venom.

Madhumala K Sadanandappa, Mani Ramaswami
Animal models of disease: Fly model causes neurological rethink. eLife 2013;2:e01820

Ramaswami, M. and Krishnan, K.S.
Obaid Siddiqi: 1932-2013. Current Science. 105: 531-533 2013

Sudhakaran, I.P., Hillebrand, Dervan, A., Das S., Holohan, E., Hülsmeier J., Sarov M., Parker, R., VijayRaghavan, K. and Ramaswami, M.
FMRP and Ataxin-2 function together in long-term olfactory habituation and neuronal translational control. PNAS December 2013

Redondo, B, Bunz, M., Halder, P., Sadanandappa, M., Muehlbauer, B., Erwin, Hofbauer, A., Rodrigues, V., VijayRaghavan, K., Ramaswami, M., Rieger, D., Wegener, C., Förster, C., Buchner, E.
Identification and structural characterization of interneurons of the Drosophila brain by monoclonal antibodies of the Würzburg hybridoma library. PLoS ONE 8(9): e75420. September 2013

Sadanandappa MK, Blanco Redondo B, Michels B, Rodrigues V, Gerber B, VijayRaghavan K, Buchner E, Ramaswami M.
Synapsin function in GABA-ergic interneurons is required for short-term olfactory habituation. J Neuroscience 16 October 2013, 33(42): 16576-16585.

Ramaswami, M., Taylor, P. and Parker, R.
Altered Ribostasis: RNA-Protein Granules in Degenerative Disorders. Cell, Volume 154, Issue 4, 727-736, 15 August 2013

Krishnan, K.S. and Ramaswami, M.
Obaid Siddiqi at 80 and Neurogenetics in India. J. Neurogenet. 26: 255-6 2012

Pradhan, S.J., Rozeboom, L,M., Dhatt, R., Ramaswami, M., and Barbee, S.A.
The conserved P body component HPat/Pat1 negatively regulates synaptic growth at the larval Drosophila neuromuscular junction. J. Cell Science 125:6105-16 October 24, 2012

Pushkar, P., Rodrigues, V., VijayRaghavan K. and Ramaswami, M.
cAMP-dependent inhibitory plasticity in gustatory habituation. Learning and Memory, 2012 In Press

Tabone, C. and Ramaswami, M.
Is coincidence-detection function by NMDARs required for learning and memory? Neuron 2012 Volume 74, Issue 5, 7 June 2012, Pages 767–769

Sudhakaran, I.P., Holohan, E., Osman, S., Rodrigues, V., VijayRaghavan, K. and Ramaswami, M.
Plasticity of recurrent inhibition in the Drosophila antennal lobe. J. Neurosci 23 May 2012, 32(21): 7225-7231

McCann, C., Holohan, E., Das, S., Larkin, A., Dervan, A., Lee, J.A., Rodrigues, V., Parker, R. and Ramaswami, M.
The Ataxin-2 protein is required for miRNA function and synapse-specific, long-term olfactory habituation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. September 6, 2011 vol. 108 no. 36 14723-14724.

Das, S., Madhumala, K.S., Dervan, A., Larkin, A., Priya, R., Indulekha, P.S., Lee, J. A., Holohan, E., Pimentel, A., Gandhi, A., Ito, K., Sanyal, S., Wang, J., Rodrigues, V. and Ramaswami, M.
Plasticity of GABAergic interneurons drives olfactory habituation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 108: E646-54.

Hillebrand J, Pan K, Kokaram A, Barbee S, Parker R, Ramaswami M.
The Me31B DEAD-Box Helicase Localizes to Postsynaptic Foci and Regulates Expression of a CaMKII Reporter mRNA in Dendrites of Drosophila Olfactory Projection Neurons. Front Neural Circuits. 2010 Nov 3;4:121.

Larkin A, Karak S, Priya R, Das A, Ayyub C, Ito K, Rodrigues V, Ramaswami M.
Central synaptic mechanisms underlie short-term olfactory habituation in Drosophila larvae. Learn Mem. 2010 Nov 24;17(12):645-53. Print 2010.

Kangyu Pan, Anil Kokaram, Jens Hillebrand and Mani Ramaswami.
Gaussian mixture model for spot analysis in microscopy. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging 2010. Rotterdam.

Freeman A, Bowers M, Mortimer AV, Timmerman C, Roux S, Ramaswami M, Sanyal S.
A new genetic model of activity-induced Ras signaling dependent pre-synaptic plasticity in Drosophila. Brain Res. 2010 Apr 22;1326:15-29. Epub 2010 Feb 26.

Phillips AM, Ramaswami M, Kelly LE.
Stoned. Traffic. 2009 Oct 1;. [Epub ahead of print]

Cziko AM, McCann CT, Howlett IC, Barbee SA, Duncan RP, Luedemann R, Zarnescu D, Zinsmaier KE, Parker RR, Ramaswami M.
Genetic modifiers of dFMR1 encode RNA granule components in Drosophila. Genetics. 2009 Aug;182(4):1051-60.

Chiang A, Priya R, Ramaswami M, Vijayraghavan K, Rodrigues V.
Neuronal activity and Wnt signaling act through Gsk3-beta to regulate axonal integrity in mature Drosophila olfactory sensory neurons. Development. 2009 Apr;136(8):1273-82.

Kumar V, Fricke R, Bhar D, Reddy-Alla S, Krishnan KS, Bogdan S, Ramaswami M.
Syndapin promotes formation of a postsynaptic membrane system in Drosophila. Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Apr;20(8):2254-64.

Kim SM, Kumar V, Lin YQ, Karunanithi S, Ramaswami M.
Fos and Jun potentiate individual release sites and mobilize the reserve synaptic vesicle pool at the Drosophila larval motor synapse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Mar 10;106(10):4000-5.

Pollock JD, Ramaswami M.
Preface: the genetics and epigenetics of addiction. J Neurogenet. 2009;23(3):251.

Kumar V, Alla SR, Krishnan KS, Ramaswami M.
Syndapin is dispensable for synaptic vesicle endocytosis at the Drosophila larval neuromuscular junction. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2009 Feb;40(2):234-41.

Kwak JE, Drier E, Barbee SA, Ramaswami M, Yin JC, Wickens M.
GLD2 poly(A) polymerase is required for long-term memory. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Sep 23;105(38):14644-9.

Cherry, C., Hartwig CL, Worrell J, Levine RB, Ramaswami M, Sanyal S.
Normal dendrite growth in Drosophila motor neurons requires the AP-1 transcription factor. Dev Neurobiol. 2008 Sep 1;68(10):1225-42.

Beckham C, Hilliker A, Cziko AM, Noueiry A, Ramaswami M, Parker R.
The DEAD-box RNA helicase Ded1p affects and accumulates in Saccharomyces cerevisiae P-bodies. Mol Biol Cell. 2008 Mar;19(3):984-93.

Wu CF, Ramaswami M.
The origins of neurogenetics. J Neurogenet. 2007 Oct-Dec;21(4):165-7.

Hillebrand J, Barbee SA, Ramaswami M.
P-body components, microRNA regulation, and synaptic plasticity. ScientificWorldJournal. 2007 Nov 2;7:178-90.

Barbee SA, Estes PS, Cziko AM, Hillebrand J, Luedeman RA, Coller JM, Johnson N, Howlett IC, Geng C, Ueda R, Brand AH, Newbury SF, Wilhelm JE, Levine RB, Nakamura A, Parker R, Ramaswami M.
Staufen- and FMRP-containing neuronal RNPs are structurally and functionally related to somatic P bodies. Neuron. 2006 Dec 21;52(6):997-1009.

Sanyal S, Ramaswami M.
Activity-dependent regulation of transcription during development of synapses. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2006;75:287-305.

Kumar V, Ramaswami M.
Kissing and pinching: synaptotagmin and calcium do more between bilayers. Neuron. 2006 Apr 6;50(1):3-5.

Sanyal S, Jennings T, Dowse H, Ramaswami M.
Conditional mutations in SERCA, the Sarco-endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase, alter heart rate and rhythmicity in Drosophila. J Comp Physiol B. 2006 Mar;176(3):253-63.

Gowd KH, Sabareesh V, Sudarslal S, Iengar P, Franklin B, Fernando A, Dewan K, Ramaswami M, Sarma SP, Sikdar S, Balaram P, Krishnan KS.
Novel peptides of therapeutic promise from Indian Conidae. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Nov;1056:462-73.

Etter PD, Narayanan R, Navratilova Z, Patel C, Bohmann D, Jasper H, Ramaswami M.
Synaptic and genomic responses to JNK and AP-1 signaling in Drosophila neurons. BMC Neurosci. 2005 Jun 2;6:39.

Narayanan R, Leonard M, Song BD, Schmid SL, Ramaswami M.
An internal GAP domain negatively regulates presynaptic dynamin in vivo: a two-step model for dynamin function. J Cell Biol. 2005 Apr 11;169(1):117-26.

Sanyal S, Consoulas C, Kuromi H, Basole A, Mukai L, Kidokoro Y, Krishnan KS, Ramaswami M.
Analysis of conditional paralytic mutants in Drosophila sarco-endoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase reveals novel mechanisms for regulating membrane excitability. Genetics. 2005 Feb;169(2):737-50.

Menon KP, Sanyal S, Habara Y, Sanchez R, Wharton RP, Ramaswami M, Zinn K.
The translational repressor Pumilio regulates presynaptic morphology and controls postsynaptic accumulation of translation factor eIF-4E. Neuron. 2004 Nov 18;44(4):663-76.

Sanyal S, Kim SM, Ramaswami M.
Retrograde regulation in the CNS; neuron-specific interpretations of TGF-beta signaling. Neuron. 2004 Mar 25;41(6):845-8.

Rikhy R, Ramaswami M, Krishnan KS.
A temperature-sensitive allele of Drosophila sesB reveals acute functions for the mitochondrial adenine nucleotide translocase in synaptic transmission and dynamin regulation. Genetics. 2003 Nov;165(3):1243-53.

Ramaswami M.
Specifying the age-sensitive component of a short-term memory. Neuron. 2003 Dec 4;40(5):877-9.

Jackson T, Ramaswami M.
Prospects of memory-modifying drugs that target the CREB pathway. Curr Opin Drug Discov Devel. 2003 Sep;6(5):712-9.

Sudarslal S, Majumdar S, Ramasamy P, Dhawan R, Pal PP, Ramaswami M, Lala AK, Sikdar SK, Sarma SP, Krishnan KS, Balaram P.
Sodium channel modulating activity in a delta-conotoxin from an Indian marine snail. FEBS Lett. 2003 Oct 9;553(1-2):209-12.

Estes PS, Jackson TC, Stimson DT, Sanyal S, Kelly LE, Ramaswami M.
Functional dissection of a eukaryotic dicistronic gene: transgenic stonedB, but not stonedA, restores normal synaptic properties to Drosophila stoned mutants. Genetics. 2003 Sep;165(1):185-96.

Sanyal S, Narayanan R, Consoulas C, Ramaswami M.
Evidence for cell autonomous AP1 function in regulation of Drosophila motor-neuron plasticity. BMC Neurosci. 2003 Sep 11;4:20.

Hoeffer CA, Sanyal S, Ramaswami M.
Acute induction of conserved synaptic signaling pathways in Drosophila melanogaster. J Neurosci. 2003 Jul 16;23(15):6362-72.

Narayanan R, Ramaswami M.
Regulation of dynamin by nucleoside diphosphate kinase. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2003 Feb;35(1):49-55.

Kamb A. Ramaswami M. , and Rao M.S (2003) Therapeutic Uses of Embryonic Stem Cells. In Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Eds. A Chiu and M. Rao. Humana Press, NJ. pp 297-332.

Devaud JM, Acebes A, Ramaswami M, Ferrús A.
Structural and functional changes in the olfactory pathway of adult Drosophila take place at a critical age. J Neurobiol. 2003 Jul;56(1):13-23.

Sanyal S, Ramaswami M.
Spinsters, synaptic defects, and amaurotic idiocy. Neuron. 2002 Oct 24;36(3):335-8.

Etter PD, Ramaswami M.
The ups and downs of daily life: profiling circadian gene expression in Drosophila. Bioessays. 2002 Jun;24(6):494-8.

Sanyal S, Sandstrom DJ, Hoeffer CA, Ramaswami M.
AP-1 functions upstream of CREB to control synaptic plasticity in Drosophila. Nature. 2002 Apr 25;416(6883):870-4.

Narayanan R, Ramaswami M.
Endocytosis in Drosophila: progress, possibilities, prognostications. Exp Cell Res. 2001 Nov 15;271(1):28-35.

Kamb A, Ramaswami M.
A simple method for statistical analysis of intensity differences in microarray-derived gene expression data. BMC Biotechnol. 2001;1:8.

Krishnan KS, Rikhy R, Rao S, Shivalkar M, Mosko M, Narayanan R, Etter P, Estes PS, Ramaswami M.
Nucleoside diphosphate kinase, a source of GTP, is required for dynamin-dependent synaptic vesicle recycling. Neuron. 2001 Apr;30(1):197-210.

Stimson DT, Estes PS, Rao S, Krishnan KS, Kelly LE, Ramaswami M.
Drosophila stoned proteins regulate the rate and fidelity of synaptic vesicle internalization. J Neurosci. 2001 May 1;21(9):3034-44.

Phillips AM, Smith M, Ramaswami M, Kelly LE.
The products of the Drosophila stoned locus interact with synaptic vesicles via synaptotagmin. J Neurosci. 2000 Nov 15;20(22):8254-61.

Narayanan R, Krämer H, Ramaswami M.
Drosophila endosomal proteins hook and deep orange regulate synapse size but not synaptic vesicle recycling. J Neurobiol. 2000 Nov 5;45(2):105-19.

DeZazzo J, Sandstrom D, de Belle S, Velinzon K, Smith P, Grady L, DelVecchio M, Ramaswami M, Tully T.
nalyot, a mutation of the Drosophila myb-related Adf1 transcription factor, disrupts synapse formation and olfactory memory. Neuron. 2000 Jul;27(1):145-58.

Staples RR, Ramaswami M.
Functional analysis of dynamin isoforms in Drosophila melanogaster. J Neurogenet. 1999 Nov;13(3):119-43.

Zhang, B. and Ramaswami, M.
Endocytosis at the nerve terminal. In “Neurotransmitter Release.” Ed. H. Bellen. Oxford University Press. 1999 Pp 389-431.

Estes PS, Ho GL, Narayanan R, Ramaswami M.
Synaptic localization and restricted diffusion of a Drosophila neuronal synaptobrevin--green fluorescent protein chimera in vivo. J Neurogenet. 2000 Jan;13(4):233-55.

Ramaswami, M.
How “carrots and sticks” are encoded in the brain: motivation, reward, addiction and fear. J. Biosci. 1998 23: 163-164.

Ito K, Suzuki K, Estes P, Ramaswami M, Yamamoto D, Strausfeld NJ.
The organization of extrinsic neurons and their implications in the functional roles of the mushroom bodies in Drosophila melanogaster Meigen. Learn Mem. 1998 May-Jun;5(1-2):52-77.

Stimson DT, Ramaswami M.
Vesicle recycling at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction. Int Rev Neurobiol. 1999;43:163-89.

Stimson DT, Estes PS, Smith M, Kelly LE, Ramaswami M.
A product of the Drosophila stoned locus regulates neurotransmitter release. J Neurosci. 1998 Dec 1;18(23):9638-49.

Lloyd V, Ramaswami M, Krämer H.
Not just pretty eyes: Drosophila eye-colour mutations and lysosomal delivery. Trends Cell Biol. 1998 Jul;8(7):257-9.

Grant D, Unadkat S, Katzen A, Krishnan KS, Ramaswami M.
Probable mechanisms underlying interallelic complementation and temperature-sensitivity of mutations at the shibire locus of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 1998 Jun;149(2):1019-30.

Mir B, Iyer S, Ramaswami M, Krishnan KS.
A genetic and mosaic analysis of a locus involved in the anesthesia response of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 1997 Oct;147(2):701-12.

Krishnan KS, Chakravarty S, Rao S, Raghuram V, Ramaswami M.
Alleviation of the temperature-sensitive paralytic phenotype of shibire(ts) mutants in Drosophila by sub-anesthetic concentrations of carbon dioxide. J Neurogenet. 1996 Sep;10(4):221-38.

Estes PS, Roos J, van der Bliek A, Kelly RB, Krishnan KS, Ramaswami M.
Traffic of dynamin within individual Drosophila synaptic boutons relative to compartment-specific markers. J Neurosci. 1996 Sep 1;16(17):5443-56.

Pallanck L, Ordway RW, Ramaswami M, Chi WY, Krishnan KS, Ganetzky B.
Distinct roles for N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive fusion protein (NSF) suggested by the identification of a second Drosophila NSF homolog. J Biol Chem. 1995 Aug 11;270(32):18742-4.

van de Goor J, Ramaswami M, Kelly R.
Redistribution of synaptic vesicles and their proteins in temperature-sensitive shibire(ts1) mutant Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Jun 6;92(12):5739-43.

Grote, E., Bonzelius, F., Herman, G., Ramaswami, M., van de Goor, J., Green, S. and Kelly, R.B.
Endocytotic pathways in neurons. In: Alzheimer's Disease: Lessons from Cell Biology, Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease, K.S. Kosick et al. (Eds.), Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. 1995 pp1-13.

Pavlidis, P., Ramaswami, M. and Tanouye, MA.
The Drosophila easily shocked gene: a mutation in a phospholipid synthetic pathway causes seizure, neuronal failure, and paralysis. Cell, 1994, 79: 22-33.

Ramaswami, M.
Rabid roles in vesicle fusion. Current Science, 1993, 64 : p214.

Ramaswami M, Krishnan KS, Kelly RB.
Intermediates in synaptic vesicle recycling revealed by optical imaging of Drosophila neuromuscular junctions. Neuron. 1994 Aug;13(2):363-75.

Ramaswami M, Tanouy M, Mathew MK.
Facile formation of heteromultimeric potassium channels by expression of cloned human cDNAs. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 1994 Aug;31(4):254-60.

Pavlidis P, Ramaswami M, Tanouye MA.
The Drosophila easily shocked gene: a mutation in a phospholipid synthetic pathway causes seizure, neuronal failure, and paralysis. Cell. 1994 Oct 7;79(1):23-33.

Ramaswami M, Rao S, van der Bliek A, Kelly RB, Krishnan KS.
Genetic studies on dynamin function in Drosophila. J Neurogenet. 1993 Dec;9(2):73-87.

Ramaswami, M.
Voltage-Gated Channels: Perspectives and Progress. Current Science, 1992, 62: 341-354.

Ramaswami, M.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. (1991) 2001, Dec 1991, p 20.

McCormack K, Tanouye MA, Iverson LE, Lin JW, Ramaswami M, McCormack T, Campanelli JT, Mathew MK, Rudy B.
A role for hydrophobic residues in the voltage-dependent gating of Shaker K+ channels. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Apr 1;88(7):2931-5.

McCormack, K.J., Campanelli, J.T., Ramaswami, M., Mathew, M.K., Tanouye, M.A., Iverson, L.E. and Rudy, B.
Leucine-zipper motif update. Nature, 1989, 340, 103-104.

Ramaswami, M., Lashgari, A. and Tanouye, M.A. (1989). Drosophila homologs of vertebrate sodium channel genes. The Neurobiology of Sensory Systems. Eds. R.N.Singh and N. J. Strausfeld (Plenum NY), pp 449-467.

Ramaswami, M., Gautam, M., Kamb, C.A., Rudy, B., Tanouye, M.A. and Mathew, M.K.
Human potassium channel genes: molecular cloning and functional expression. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 1990, 1, 214-223.

Ramaswami M, Tanouye MA.
Two sodium-channel genes in Drosophila: implications for channel diversity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989 Mar;86(6):2079-82.

Ramaswami, M.
Molecular genetic studies on voltage-gated ion channels. PhD dissertation, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California (1990)

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