Fisher YE*, Leong JCS*, Sporar K, Ketkar MD, Gohl DM, Clandinin TR and Silies M (2015) A Class of Visual Neurons with Wide-Field Properties Is Required For Local Motion Detection. Current Biology, 25: 3178-3189

Fisher YE*, Silies M* and Clandinin TR (2015) Orientation Selectivity Sharpens Motion Detection in Drosophila. Neuron, 88: 390-402
* equal contribution

Sugie A, Hakeda-Suzuki S, Suzuki E, Silies M, Shimozono M, Möhl C, Suzuki T, Tavosanis G (2015) Molecular Remodeling of the Presynaptic Active Zone of Drosophila Photoreceptors via Activity-Dependent Feedback. Neuron, 86: 711-725

Silies M and Clandinin TR (2014) EM-erging Motion-Detecting Circuits. Current Biology, 24: R390-392

Silies M, Gohl DM, and Clandinin TR (2014) Motion-Detecting Circuits in Flies: Coming Into View. Annual Review of Neuroscience, 37: 307-327

Gohl DM, Freifeld F, Silies M, Hwa JJ, Horowitz M and Clandinin TR (2014) Large-scale mapping of transposable element insertion sites using digital encoding of sample identity. Genetics, 196: 615-623

Clark DA, Fitzgerald JE, Ales JM, Silies M, Gohl DM, Norcia AM and Clandinin TR (2014) Flies and humans use a shared computational strategy that exploits natural scene statistics to estimate motion.  Nature Neuroscience, 17: 296-303

Silies M*, Gohl DM*, Fisher YE, Freifeld L, Clark DA and Clandinin TR (2013) Modular use of peripheral input channels tunes motion-detecting circuitry. Neuron, 79: 111-127    *equal contribution

Gao XJ, Potter CJ, Gohl DM, Silies M, Katsov AY, Clandinin TR and Luo L (2013) Specific kinematics and motor-related neurons for aversive chemotaxis in Drosophila. Current Biology, 23: 1163-1172

Burke C, Huetteroth W, Krashes M, Gohl DM, Silies M, Certel S, Perisse E, Das G, Owald D and Waddell S (2012) Layered reward signaling through octopamine and dopamine in Drosophila. Nature, 492: 433-437

Gohl DM, Silies M and Clandinin TR (2012)  Drosophila as a genetic model to investigate motion vision. In: The Making and Un-Making of neuronal circuits in Drosophila. BA Hassan, ed. (Springer Science and Business Media, LLC)

Manzo A, Silies M, Gohl DM and Scott K (2012) Motor neurons controlling fluid ingestion in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 109: 6309 – 6312

Gohl DM, Silies MA, Gao XJ, Bhalerao S, Luongo FJ, Lin CC, Potter CJ and Clandinin TR (2011) A genetically convertible enhancer trap for directed combinatorial dissection of gene expression patterns. Nature Methods8: 231-237

Silies M and Klämbt C (2011) Adhesion and signaling between neurons and glial cells in Drosophila. Curr Opin Neurobiol 21: 11-16

Silies M and Klämbt C (2010)  APC/C-Fzr/Cdh1 dependent regulation of cell adhesion controls glial migration in the Drosophila PNS. Nature Neuroscience 13: 1357-1364

Silies M, Yuva-Aydemir Y, Franzdottir SR and Klämbt C (2010) The eye imaginal disc as a model to study the coordination of neuronal and glial development. Fly (Austin) 4: 71-79

Stork T, Thomas S, Rodrigues F, Silies M, Naffin E, Wenderdel S and Klämbt C (2009) Drosophila NeurexinIV stabilizes neuron-glia interactions at the CNS midline by binding to Wrapper. Development 136: 1251-1261

Stork T, Engelen D, Krudewig A, Silies M, Bainton RJ and Klämbt C (2008) Organization and function of the blood-brain barrier in Drosophila. J Neurosci 28: 587-97

Silies M, Edenfeld G, Engelen D, Stork T and Klämbt C (2007) Development of the peripheral glial cells in Drosophila. Neuron Glia Biol. 3: 35-43

Silies M, Yuva Y, Engelen D, Aho A, Stork T and Klämbt C (2007) Glial cell migration in the eye disc. J Neurosci 27: 13130-13139