Selected publications

Primary literature 

Sabandal JM, Berry JA, Davis RL (2021). “Dopamine-based mechanism for transient forgetting”, Nature  591: 426-430.


Phan A, Thomas CI, Chakraborty M, Berry JA, Kamasawa N, Davis RL (2019). “Stromalin limits memory acquisition by developmentally constraining synaptic vesicle pool size”, Neuron 101: 103-118.


Berry JA, Phan A, Davis RL (2018). “Dopamine neurons mediate learning and forgetting through bidirectional modulation of a memory trace”, Cell Rep 25: 651-662.


Ziegler-Himmelreich*S, Masuho*I, Berry JA, MacMullen C, Skamangas NK, Martemyanov KA, Davis RL (2017). “Dopamine receptor DAMB signals via Gq to mediate forgetting in Drosophila”, Cell Rep 21: 2074-2081.


Berry JA, Cervantes-Sandoval I, Chakraborty M, Davis RL (2015). “Sleep facilitates memory by blocking dopamine neuron-mediated forgetting”, Cell161: 1656-1667.   Comment in: Rihel J, Bendor D (2015). “Flies sleep on it, or Fugeddaboudit!”, Cell161: 1498-1500 and Whalley K (2015). “Sleep: Don’t forget.”, Nat Rev Neurosci 16: 442-443.


Cervantes-Sandoval I, Martin-Pena A, Berry JA, Davis RL (2013). “System-like consolidation of olfactory memories in Drosophila”, Journal of Neuroscience 33: 9846-54.


Berry JA, Cervantes-Sandoval I, Nicholas EP, Davis RL (2012). “Dopamine is required for learning and forgetting in Drosophila”,Neuron 74: 530-42.


Book chapters

Berry JA and Davis RL (2014). “Active forgetting of olfactory memories in Drosophila”, Prog Brain Res 208: 39-62.


Berry J, Krause WC, Davis RL (2008). “Olfactory memory traces in Drosophila”, Prog Brain Res 169: 293-304.


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