Zarin AA*#, Mark B*, Cardona A, Litwin-Kumar A, and Doe CQ#; A multilayer circuit architecture for the generation of distinct locomotor behaviors in Drosophila. eLife.51781 (* Equal contribution, #Corresponding author )

Mark B, Lai SL, Zarin AA, Manning L, Cardona A, Truman JW, Doe CQ; The role of lineage, hemilineage and temporal identity in establishing neuronal targeting and connectivity in the Drosophila embryo. Available in Biorxiv, doi:



Carreira-Rosario A*, Zarin AA*, Clark MQ*, Manning A, Cardona A, Doe CQ. A command-like descending neuron that coordinately activates backward and inhibits forward locomotion. eLife ; 7: e38554. (* Equal contribution)


Clark MQ*, Zarin AA*, Carreira-Rosario A, Doe CQ. Neural circuits driving larval locomotion in Drosophila. Neural Dev. 2018 Apr 19;13(1):6. (* Equal contribution)

Heckscher ES, Zarin AA et al, Even-Skipped+ interneurons are core components of a sensorimotor circuit that maintains left-right symmetric muscle contraction amplitude. Neuron. 2015 Oct 21;88(2):314-29


Zarin AA, Labrador JP, Motor axon guidance in Drosophila. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2017 Nov 24. pii: S1084-9521(17)30297-5

Zarin AA, Asadzadeh J, Hokamp K, McCartney D, Long Y, Bashaw G J, Labrador JP, A transcription factor network coordinates attraction, repulsion, and adhesion combinatorially to control motor axon pathway selection. Neuron. 2014 Mar 19;81(6):1297-311.

Zarin AA*, Asadzadeh J*, Labrador JP, Transcriptional regulation of axon guidance at the midline and in motor circuits. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2014 Feb;71(3):419-32. (* Equal contribution)

Zarin AA*, Daly A*, Hülsmeier J, Asadzadeh J, Labrador JP (2012) A GATA/ Homeodomain transcriptional code regulates axon guidance through the Unc-5 receptor. Development. 139(10): 1798-805. (* Equal contribution)


Zarin AA, Behmanesh M, Tavallae M, Shohrati M. Ghanei M (2010) Overexpression of transforming growth factor TGF-beta1 and TGF-beta3 genes in lung of toxic inhaled patients. Exp Lung Res 36(5): 284-91