Since 2015


Konstantinides N., Rossi A.M. and Desplan C. (2015) Common temporal identity factors regulate neuronal diversity in fly ventral nerve cord and mouse retina.

Neuron 85(3):447-9

Courgeon M., Konstantinides N. and Desplan C. (2015) Cell competition: dying for communal interest.

Current Biology 25(8):R339-41

Grillo M., Konstantinides N.*, Averof M. (2016) Old questions, new models: unraveling complex organ regeneration with new experimental approaches.

Curr Opin Genet Dev. 40:23-31.

* co-corresponding author

Pinto-Teixeira F.$, Konstantinides N.*$, Desplan C. (2016) Programmed cell death acts at different stages of Drosophila neurodevelopment to shape the central nervous system.

FEBS Lett. 590(15):2435-53

$ equal contribution * co-corresponding author

Kao D., Lai A.G., Stamataki E., Rosic S., Konstantinides N., et al. (2016) The genome of the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis: a model for animal development, regeneration, immunity and lignocellulose digestion.

Elife. 5. pii: e20062

Konstantinides N. A mathematical approach for secondary structure analysis can provide an eyehole to the RNA world.

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Perry M., Konstantinides N., Pinto-Teixeira F., Desplan C. (2017) Generation and evolution of neural cell types and circuits: insights from the Drosophila visual system.

Annu Rev Genet. 51:501-527

Konstantinides N.*, Kapuralin K., Fadil C., Barboza L., Satija R., Desplan C. (2018) Phenotypic convergence in the brain: distinct transcription factors regulate common terminal neuronal characters.

Cell 174(3):622-635.

* co-corresponding author

Davie K., Janssens J., Koldere D., De Waegeneer M., Pech U., Kreft L., Aibar S., Makhzami S., Christiaens V., Bravo González-Blas C., Poovathingal S., Hulselmans G., Spanier K.I., Moerman T., Vanspauwen B., Geurs S., Voet T., Lammertyn J., Thienpont B., Liu S., Konstantinides N., Fiers M., Verstreken P., and Aerts S. (2018) A single-cell transcriptome atlas of the ageing Drosophila brain. Cell 174(4):982-998.

Konstantinides N.*, Degabriel S., Desplan C. (2018) Neuro-evo-devo in the single cell sequencing era.

Curr Opin Syst Biol 11:32-40.

* corresponding author

Özel M.N., Jafari S., Holguera I., Chen Y.C, Benhra N., El-Danaf R.N., Kapuralin K.,  Malin J.A., Konstantinides N.*, Desplan C. (2021) Transient and heterogeneous neuronal types revealed by a comprehensive developmental atlas of the Drosophila optic lobe.

Nature 589(7840):88-95

* co-corresponding author

Konstantinides N.*, and Desplan C.* (2020) Neuronal differentiation strategies: insights from single-cell sequencing and machine learning.

Development 147: dev193631

* co-corresponding author

Opachaloemphan C.*, Mancini M.*, Konstantinides N.*, Parikh A., Mlejnek J., Yan H., Reinberg D., Desplan C. (2021) Early behavioral and molecular events leading to caste switching in the ant Harpegnathos.

Genes and Development 35: 410-424.

* co-first author

Konstantinides N.*, Rossi A.M., Escobar A., Dudragne L., Chen Y.C., Tran T., Martinez Jaimes A., Özel M.N., Simon F., Shao Z., Tsankova N.M., Fullard J.F., Walldorf U., Roussos P., Desplan C.* (2021) A comprehensive series of temporal transcription factors in the fly visual system.

Biorxiv doi:

* co-corresponding author

Simon F.*, Konstantinides N.* (2021) Single-cell transcriptomics in the Drosophila visual system: advances and perspectives on cell identity regulation, connectivity, and neuronal diversity evolution.

Developmental Biology 479:107-122

* co-corresponding author

Li H., Janssens J., De Waegeneer M., Kolluru S.S., Davie K., Gardeux V., Saelens W., David F., Brbić M., Leskovec J., McLaughlin C.N., Xie Q., Jones R.C., Brueckner K., Shim J., Tattikota S.G., Schnorrer F., Rust K., Nystul T.G., Carvalho-Santos Z., Ribeiro C., Pal S., Przytycka T.M., Allen A.M., Goodwin S.F., Berry C.W., Fuller M.T., White-Cooper H., Matunis E.L., DiNardo S., Galenza A., O’Brien L.E., Dow J.A.T., FCA Consortium, Jasper H., Oliver B., Perrimon N., Deplancke B., Quake S.R., Luo L., Aerts S. (2021) Fly Cell Atlas: a single-cell transcriptomic atlas of the adult fruit fly.

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Marques G.S., Teles-Reis J., Konstantinides N., Brito P.H., Homem C.C.F. (2021) Fate transitions in Drosophila neural lineages: a single cell road map to mature neurons.
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