Basic Research:


Churgin MA, Szuperak M, Davis KC, Raizen DM, Fang-Yen C, Kayser MS. Quantitative Imaging of Sleep Behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans and larval Drosophila melanogaster. Nature Protocols. doi: 10.1038/s41596-019-0146-6. (2019).

Brown EB, Slocumb ME, Szuperak M, Kerbs A, Gibbs AG, Kayser MS, Keene AC. Starvation resistance is associated with developmentally specified changes in sleep, feeding and metabolic rate. J Exp Bio. 8;222(Pt 3). pii: jeb191049.(2019).

Belfer SJ, Bashaw AG, Perlis ML, Kayser MS. A Drosophila model of sleep restriction therapy for insomnia. Molecular Psychiatry. doi: 10.1038/s41380-019-0376-6.(2019).


Dilley LC, Vigderman A, Williams CE, Kayser MS. Behavioral and Genetic Features of Sleep Ontogeny in Drosophila. Sleep. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsy086. (2018)

Szuperak M, Churgin MA, Borja AJ, Raizen DM, Fang-Yen C, Kayser MS. A sleep state in Drosophila larvae required for neural stem cell proliferation. eLife. 7:e33220 (2018).

**covered by Science


Machado DR, Afonso DJ, Kenny AR, Öztu Rk-Çolak A, Moscato EH, Mainwaring B, Kayser MS, Koh K. Identification of octopaminergic neurons that modulate sleep suppression by male sex drive. eLife. 6:e23130 (2017). 


Garbe DS, Vigderman AS, Moscato E, Dove AE, Vecsey CG, Kayser MS, Sehgal A. Changes in Female Drosophila Sleep following Mating Are Mediated by SPSN-SAG Neurons. J Biol Rhythms. (2016) 

Kayser MS, Mainwaring B, Yue Z, Sehgal A. Sleep deprivation suppresses aggression in DrosophilaeLife (2015);4:e07643.

Weljie AM, Meerlo P, Goel N, Sengupta A, Kayser MS, Abel T, Birnbaum MJ, Dinges DF, Sehgal A. Oxalic acid and diacylglycerol 36:3 are cross-species markers of sleep debt. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 112(8):2569-74 (2015).

Kayser MS, Yue Z, Sehgal A. A critical period of sleep for development of courtship circuitry and behaviors. Science (Research Article). 344:269-74 (2014). 

**covered by Current Biology, Nature Reviews Neuroscience

BFF (Before Fruit Fly)

Nolt MJ, Lin Y, Hruska M, Murphy J, Sheffler-Colins SI, Kayser MS, Passer J, Bennett MV, Zukin RS, Dalva MB. EphB Controls NMDA Receptor Function and Synaptic Targeting in a Subunit-Specific Manner. J Neurosci 31:5353-64 (2011).

Kayser MS*, Lee AC*, Hruska M, Dalva MB. Preferential Control of Basal Dendritic Protrusions by EphB2. PLoS One. 6(2):e17417 (2011) (*authors contributed equally).

McClelland AC, Sheffler-Collins SI, Kayser MS, Dalva MB. Ephrin-B1 and ephrin-B2 mediate EphB-dependent presynaptic development via syntenin-1. Proc Natl Acad Sci 106:20487-92 (2009).

Kayser MS, Nolt MJ, Dalva MB. EphB receptors couple dendritic filopodia motility to synapse formationNeuron 59:56-69 (2008).

Kayser MS, McClelland AC, Hughes EG, Dalva MB. Intracellular and trans-synaptic regulation of glutamatergic synaptogenesis by EphB receptorsJ Neurosci 26:12152-64 (2006).

 Huber KM, Kayser MS, Bear MF.  Role for rapid dendritic protein synthesis in hippocampal mGluR-dependent long-term depressionScience 288:1254-1256 (2000).


Review Articles/Book Chapters (Basic):

Chakravarti L, Moscato EH, Kayser MS. Unraveling the Neurobiology of Sleep and Sleep Disorders Using Drosophila. Curr Top Dev Biol 121:253-285 (2017).

Kayser MS and Biron D. Sleep and Development in Genetically Tractable Model Organisms. Genetics. 2016 May;203(1):21-33.

Kayser MS, Zheng X. Exploring a role for sleep in neural developmental and psychiatric disease. Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy 2(1) (2013).

 Kayser MS, Wyse GA. Synapses. Chapter 11 in Animal Physiology, 2nd Edition, eds. Hill RW, Wyse GA, Anderson M. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publishers, Sunderland, MA. (2008).

Dalva MB, McClelland AC, Kayser MS. Cell adhesion molecules: signalling functions at the synapseNat Rev Neurosci 8:206-20 (2007). 

Kayser MS, Dalva MB. Synaptogenesis. Chapter 20 in Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation, eds. ME Selzer, LG Cohen, FH Gage, S Clarke, PW Duncan. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. (2006).


Clinical Research:

 Kayser MS. Examining a role for N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor autoantibodies in psychiatric illness. Biol Psychiatry 15;77(6):506-7 (2015).

Kayser MS, Dalmau J. Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, autoimmunity, and psychosis. Schizophr. Res (2014), http:// 

Kayser MS, Titulaer MJ, Gresa-Arribas N, Dalmau J. Frequency and characteristics of isolated psychiatric episodes anti-NMDA receptor encephalitisJAMA Neurology 70:1133-9. (2013).

Kayser MS, Dalmau J. Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis in psychiatryCurr Psych Rev 7:189-93 (2011).

Kayser MS, Dalmau J. The emerging link between autoimmune disorders and neuropsychiatric diseaseJ Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:90-7 (2011).

Kayser MS, Kohler CG, Dalmau J. Psychiatric manifestations of paraneoplastic disordersAm J Psychiatry 167:1039-50 (2010).