Christopher Potter PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Co-Director of the Neuroscience Training Program
Member, Neuroscience Training Program




Afify A and Potter CJ (2020). Insect Repellents Mediate Species-Specific Olfactory Behaviours in Mosquitoes. Malaria Journal. https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12936-020-03206-8.

Afify A, Betz JF, Riabinina O, Lahondère C, Potter CJ (2019). Commonly used insect repellents hide human odors from Anopheles mosquitoes. Current Biology. DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2019.09.007. https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)31167-4

Maguire SE, Potter CJ (2019) Diet Drugs Trick Mosquitoes into Feeling Full.  Trends in Pharmacol Sci S0165-6147(19)30093-8. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165614719300938?via%3Dihub

Potter CJ (2019) Olfaction: Mosquitoes Love your Acid Odors.  Current Biology 29(8), R282–R284. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982219303082

Chin SG, Maguire SE, Huoviala P, Jefferis GSXE, Potter CJ (2018) Olfactory Neurons and Brain Centers Directing Oviposition Decisions in Drosophila.  Cell Reports 24, 1667-1678 https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(18)31108-2

Potter CJ. (2018) Shining a Light on Olfactory Circuits. Neuron 98, 1061-1063 https://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(18)30488-4

Riabinina, O, Task, D, Marr, E, Lin, C-C, Alford R, O'Brochta, DA, Potter, CJ (2016) Organization of Olfactory Centers in the Malaria Mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Nature Communications 7, 1–12. http://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13010

Lin, C-C, Potter, CJ (2016) Non-Mendelian Dominant Maternal Effects Caused by CRISPR/Cas9 Transgenic Components in Drosophila melanogaster.  G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics  Early Online September 16, 2016, doi: 10.1534/g3.116.034884;  http://www.g3journal.org/content/6/11/3685.full

Lin, C-C, Potter, CJ (2016) Editing Transgenic DNA Components by Inducible Gene Replacement in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics  203(4) 1613-1628; DOI: 10.1534/genetics.116.191783;  http://www.genetics.org/content/203/4/1613

Lin, C-C, Riabinina, O., Potter, C. J. (2016) Olfactory Behaviors Assayed by Computer Tracking Of Drosophila in a Four-quadrant Olfactometer. J. Vis. Exp. (114), e54346, doi:10.3791/54346 JoVE

Lin, C-C., Prokop-Prigge, KA, Preti, G and Potter CJ (2015) Food odors trigger Drosophila males to deposit a pheromone that guides aggregation and female oviposition decisions. eLife. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.08688

Lin, C-C. and Potter, CJ (2015) Re-classification of Drosophila melanogaster Trichoid and Intermediate Sensilla Using Fluorescence-guided Single Sensillum Recording.  PLoS ONE, http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0139675

Riabinina, O., Luginbuhl, D., Marr, E., Liu, S., Wu, M.N., Luo, L., and Potter, C.J (2015) Improved and expanded Q-system reagents for genetic manipulations. Nature Methods, 12:219-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.3250

Potter, CJ (2014) Stop the Biting: Targeting a Mosquito’s Sense of Smell (review). Cell 156:878-881.