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Today in Science: the Moonwalker fly, by a VBC PhD Alumni

The current issue of Science features a paper by Salil Bidaye and colleagues, which results from Salil's PhD in the Dickson lab at the IMP.

You can read more about the moonwalker neurons in the IMP website or in the original publication in Science:

Bidaye SS, Machacek C, Wu Y, Dickson BJ (2014) Neuronal Control of Drosophila Walking Direction. Science 344: 97-101

Salil Bidaye is a VBC PhD Programme alumni, he finished his PhD in 2013 and he is now a postdoc at the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology of the University of California, Berkeley.