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Loomis, C., Pueß, R., Jaggard, J.B., Raftopoulos, S.°, Raftopoulos, A.°, Whu, D.°, Green, M.°, McGaugh, S., Rohner, N, Keene, A.C., and Duboué., E.R.(2019). An adult brain atlas reveals broad neuroanatomical changes in independently evolved populations of Mexican cavefish.

Stahl, B.A., Peuß, R, McDole B, Kenzior A, Jaggard JB, Gaudenz K, Krishnan J, McGaugh SE, Duboué E.R., Keene AC, Rohner N. (2019) Stable transgenesis in Astyanax mexicanus using the Tol2 transposase system. Developmental Dynamics, doi: 10.1002/dvdy.32.

Jaggard, J.B., Lloyd, E., Lopatto, A.°, Duboué, E.R., and Keene, A.C. (2019). Automated measurements of sleep and locomotor activity and Mexican cavefish. Journal of Visualized Experiments (145): doi: 10.3791/59198.

Stahl, B.A., Jaggard, J.B., Chin, J.S.R., Kowalko, J.E., Keene, A.C., and Duboué, E.R.(2019) Manipulation of gene function in Mexican cavefish. Journal of Visualized Experiments (146): doi: 10.3791/59093.

Chin, J.S.R., Albert, L.T.°, Loomis, C.L., Keene, A.C., and Duboué, E.R.(2019) Behavioral approaches to studying innate stress in zebrafish. Journal of Visualized Experiments(147): doi: 10.3791/59092.


Duboué, E.R., Hong, E, Eldred, K.C., Halpern, M.E. (2017) Left Habenular Activity Attenuates Fear Responses in Larval Zebrafish. Curr Biol, 27(14): 2154-2162.e3.

Duboué, E.R.and Halpern M.E. (2017) Genetic and transgenic approaches to study laterality in zebrafish. In Lateralized Brain Functions, Eds. Lesley Rogers and Giorgio Vallortigara, pp. 553-589. New York, NY: Humna Press, Springer.


Keene, A.C. and Duboué, E.R.(2018) The origins and evolution of sleep. J Exp Biol. 221(Pt 11) pii: jeb159533

Chin, J.S.R., Gassant, C.E.°, Amaral, P.M., Lloyd, E.,Stahl, B.A., Jaggard, J.B., Keene, A.C., Duboué, E.R.(2018) Convergence on reduced stress behavior in the Mexican blind cavefish. Dev Biol. Pii: s0012-1606(18)30124-6.

Lloyd, E., Olive, C°, Stahl, BA, Jaggard, J.B., Amaral, P., Duboué, E.R.,Keene, A.C. (2018) Evolutionary shift towards lateral line dependent prey capture behavior in the bind Mexican cavefish. Dev Biol. Pii: s0012-1606(18)30119-2.

Jaggard, J.B., StahlB.A., Lloyd, E., Prober, D.A., Duboué, E.R., and Keene, A.C. (2018) Hypocretin underlies the evolution of sleep loss in the Mexican cavefish. eLife. 7: pii: 32637, doi: 10.7554/eLife32637


Duboué, E.R.and Keene A.C. (2016) Investigating the Evolution of Sleep in the Mexican Cavefish. In Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish, Academic Press, pages 291-308, ISBN 9780128021484


Facchin, L*, Duboué, E.R.*, Halpern, M.E. (2015) Disruption of epithalamic left-right asymmetry increasesanxiety in zebrafish. J Neurosci, 35(48): 15847-59


Yoshizawa M., Robinson B.G., Duboué E.R., Masek P., Jaggard J.B., O'Quin K.E., Borowsky R.L., Jeffery W.R., Keene A.C.  (2015) Distinct genetic architecture underlies the emergence of sleep loss and prey-seeking behavior in the Mexican cavefish. BMC Biology, 13-15.


Duboué, E.R., Borowsky, R.L., and Keene, A.C. (2012) b-adrenergic signaling regulates evolutionarily derived sleep loss in the Mexican Cavefish. Brain Behavior and Evolution,80(4): 233-43.

Duboué, E.R.and Borowsky, R.L. (2012) Altered Rest-Activity patterns evolve via circadian independent mechanisms in cave adapted balitorid loaches. PLoS One, 7(2):e30868.


Duboué, E.R., Keene, A.C., and Borowsky, R. (2011) Evolutionary convergence on sleep lose in Cavefish Populations. Curr Biol21: 671-6.


Keene A. C,Duboué, E. R, McDonald D. M, Dus M, Suh G. S, et al. (2010) Clock and cycle limit starvation-induced sleep loss in Drosophila. Curr Biol20: 1209–1215.

° = undergraduate student as author

* = equal contribution author

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