Mohammed A. Khallaf

   Department of Evolutionary Neuroethology
   Odor-guided behavior
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1465Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:-Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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1Auer, T. O., Khallaf, M. A., Silbering, A. F., Zappia, G., Ellis, K., Hansson, B. S., Jefferis, G. S., Caron, S., Knaden, M., Benton, R. (in press). The making of an olfactory specialist. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/546507. [HAN323] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Khallaf, M. A., Cui, R., Weißflog, J., Svatoš, A., Dweck, H., Valenzano, D. R., Hansson, B. S., Knaden, M. (in press). Large-scale characterization of sex pheromone communication systems in Drosophila. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2020.09.21.305854. [HAN354] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Khallaf, M. A., Knaden, M. (in press). Insect host choice: Don’t put all the eggs in one basket. Current Biology. [HAN358] MPG.PuRE
1Auer, T. O., Khallaf, M. A., Silbering, A. F., Zappia, G., Ellis, K., Álvarez-Ocaña, R., Arguello, J. R., Hansson, B. S., Jefferis, G. S. X. E., Caron, S. J. C., Knaden, M., Benton, R. (2020). Olfactory receptor and circuit evolution promote host specialization. Nature, 579(7799), 402-408. doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2073-7. [HAN341] MPG.PuRE
2Khallaf, M. A., Auer, T. O., Grabe, V., Depetris-Chauvin, A., Ammagarahalli, B., Zhang, D.-D., Lavista-Llanos, S., Kaftan, F., Weißflog, J., Matzkin, L. M., Rollmann, S. M., Löfstedt, C., Svatoš, A., Dweck, H., Sachse, S., Benton, R., Hansson, B. S., Knaden, M. (2020). Mate discrimination among subspecies through a conserved olfactory pathway. Science Advances, 6(25): eaba5279. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aba5279. [HAN340] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
3Lhomme, P., Khallaf, M. A., Larsson, M., Anderson, P. (2020). A sensitive period for the induction of host plant preference in a generalist herbivorous insect. Animal Behaviour, 169, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.08.020. [HAN357] MPG.PuRE
4Prieto-Godino, L. L., Silbering, A. F., Khallaf, M. A., Cruchet, S., Bojkowska, K., Pradervand, S., Hansson, B. S., Knaden, M., Benton, R. (2020). Functional integration of "undead" neurons in the olfactory system. Science Advances, 6(11): eaaz7238. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aaz7238. [HAN328] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
5Rösvik, A., Lhomme, P., Khallaf, M. A., Anderson, P. (2020). Plant-induced transgenerational plasticity affecting performance but not preference in a polyphagous moth. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8: 254. doi:10.3389/fevo.2020.00254. [EXT749] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Keesey, I., Grabe, V., Gruber, L., Körte, S., Obiero, G. F., Bolton, G., Khallaf, M. A., Kunert, G., Lavista Llanos, S., Valenzano, D. R., Rybak, J., Barrett, B. A., Knaden, M., Hansson, B. S. (2019). Inverse resource allocation between vision and olfaction across the genus Drosophila. Nature Communications, 10: 1162. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-09087-z. [HAN325] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Koerte, S., Keesey, I., Khallaf, M. A., Cortés Llorca, L., Grosse-Wilde, E., Hansson, B. S., Knaden, M. (2018). Evaluation of the DREAM technique for a high-throughput deorphanization of chemosensory receptors in Drosophila. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 11: 366. doi:10.3389/fnmol.2018.00366. [HAN316] OPEN ACCESS gelb MPG.PuRE
1Das, S., Trona, F., Khallaf, M. A., Schuh, E., Knaden, M., Hansson, B. S., Sachse, S. (2017). Electrical synapses mediate synergism between pheromone and food odors in Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(46), E9962-E9971. doi:10.1073/pnas.1712706114. [SAC013] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Keesey, I., Koerte, S., Khallaf, M. A., Retzke, T., Guillou, A., Grosse-Wilde, E., Buchon, N., Knaden, M., Hansson, B. S. (2017). Pathogenic bacteria enhance dispersal through alteration of Drosophila social communication. Nature Communications, 8: 265. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00334-9. [HAN293] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Zakir, A., Khallaf, M. A., Hansson, B. S., Witzgall, P., Anderson, P. (2017). Herbivore-induced changes in cotton modulates reproductive behaviour in the moth Spodoptera littoralis. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 5: 49. doi:10.3389/fevo.2017.00049. [HAN289] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Dweck, H., Ebrahim, S., Khallaf, M. A., König, C., Farhan, A., Stieber, R., Weißflog, J., Svatoš, A., Grosse-Wilde, E., Knaden, M., Hansson, B. S. (2016). Olfactory channels associated with the Drosophila maxillary palp mediate short- and long-range attraction. eLife, 5: e14925. doi:10.7554/eLife.14925. [HAN268] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Proffit, M., Khallaf, M. A., Carrasco, D., Larsson, M. C., Anderson, P. (2015). ‘Do you remember the first time?’ Host plant preference in a moth is modulated by experiences during larval feeding and adult mating. Ecology Letters, 18(4), 365-374. doi:10.1111/ele.12419. [EXT434] MPG.PuRE