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    Context-Specific Comparison of Sleep Acquisition Systems in Drosophila 

    Garbe, David S.; Bollinger, Wesley L.; Vigderman, Abigail; Masek, Pavel; Gertowski, Jill; Sehgal, Amita; Keene, Alex C. (11/15/2015)
    Skip to Next Section Sleep is conserved across phyla and can be measured through electrophysiological or behavioral characteristics. The fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, provides an excellent model for investigating the ...
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    Enhanced Sleep Is an Evolutionarily Adaptive Response to Starvation Stress in Drosophila 

    Slocumb, Melissa E.; Regalado, Josue M.; Yoshizawa, Masato; Neely, Greg G.; Masek, Pavel; Gibbs, Allen G.; Keene, Alex C. (2015)
    Animals maximize fitness by modulating sleep and foraging strategies in response to changes in nutrient availability. Wild populations of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, display highly variable levels of starvation ...