Publications

(see Curriculum Vitae for a complete list; undergraduate co-authors are noted with an asterisk)

Harzsch S, *Miller J, Benton J, Beltz B (1999) From embryo to adult: Persistent neurogenesis and apoptotic cell death shape the crustacean deutocerebrum. Journal of Neuroscience 19:3472-3485. PDF

Sullivan JM, Benton JL, Beltz BS (2000) Serotonin depletion in vivo inhibits the branching of olfactory projection neurons in the lobster deutocerebrum. Journal of Neuroscience 20:7716-7721. PDF

Beltz BS, Benton JL, Sullivan JM (2001) Transient uptake of serotonin by newborn olfactory projection neurons may mediate their survival. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science  98:12730-12735. PDF

Sullivan JM, Beltz BS (2001) Development and connectivity of olfactory pathways in the brain of the lobster Homarus americanus. Journal of Comparative Neurology 441:23-43. PDF

Benton JL, Beltz BS (2002) Patterns of neurogenesis in the midbrain of embryonic lobsters are different from proliferation in the insect and crustacean ventral nerve cord. Journal of Neurobiology 53: 57-67. PDF

Goergen, E, *Bagay LA, Rehm K, Benton JL, Beltz BS (2002) Circadian control of neurogenesis. Journal of Neurobiology 53: 90-95. PDF

Beltz BS, *Kordas K, *LeeMM, *LongJB, BentonJL, SandemanDC (2003) Ecological, evolutionary and functional correlates of sensilla number and glomerular density in the olfactory system of decapod crustaceans. Journal of Comparative Neurology 455: 260-269. PDF

Beltz BS, Sandeman DC (2003) Regulation of life-long neurogenesis in the decapod crustacean brain.  Arthropod Structure and Development 32:39-60. PDF

Sullivan JM, Beltz BS (2004) Evolutionary changes in the olfactory projection neuron pathways of eumalacostracan crustaceans.  Journal of Comparative Neurology 470:25-38. PDF

Wildt M, Goergen EM, Benton JL, Sandeman DC, Beltz BS (2004) Regulation of serotonin levels by multiple light-entrainable endogenous rhythms. Journal of Experimental Biology 207:3765-74. PDF

*Brinkley CK, Kolodny NH, Kohler SJ, Sandeman DC, Beltz BS (2005) Magnetic resonance imaging at 9.4 T as a tool for studying neural anatomy in non-vertebrates. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 146:124-132. PDF

Sullivan JM, Beltz BS (2005) Integration and segregation of inputs to higher-order neuropils in the crayfish brain.  Journal of Comparative Neurology 481:118-126. PDF

Sullivan JM, Beltz BS (2005) Newborn cells in the adult crayfish brain differentiate into distinct neuronal types. Journal of Neurobiology 65: 157-170. PDF

Sullivan JM, Beltz BS (2005) Adult neurogenesis in the central olfactory pathway in the absence of receptor neuron turnover. European Journal of Neuroscience 22:2397-2402. PDF

Sullivan JM, Benton JL, Sandeman DC, Beltz BS (2007) Adult Neurogenesis: A Common Strategy Across Diverse Species. Journal of Comparative Neurology 500:574-584. PDF

Beltz BS, Tlusty MF, Benton JL, Sandeman DC (2007) Omega-3 fatty acids upregulate adult neurogenesis. Neuroscience Letters 415:154-8. PDF

Benton JL, Sandeman DC, Beltz BS (2007) Nitric oxide in crustacean brain: Regulation of neurogenesis and morphogenesis in the developing olfactory pathway. Developmental Dynamics 236:3047-3060. PDF

Sullivan JM, Sandeman DC, Benton JL, Beltz BS (2007) Adult neurogenesis and cell cycle regulation in the crustacean olfactory pathway: from glial precursors to differentiated neurons. Journal of Molecular Histology 38:527-542. PDF

Benton JL, Goergen EM, *Rogan SC, Beltz BS (2008) Hormonal and synaptic influences of serotonin on adult neurogenesis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 158:183-190. PDF

Harzsch S, Dircksen H, Beltz BS (2009) Development of pigment-dispersing hormone-immunoreactive neurons in the American lobsters: homology to the insect circadian pacemaker system? Cell and Tissue Research 335:417-429. PDF

Zhang Y, Allodi S, Sandeman DC, Beltz BS (2009) Adult neurogenesis in the crayfish brain:
proliferation, migration and possible origin of precursor cells. Developmental Neurobiology 69:415-436. PDF

Sandeman DC, Benton JL, Beltz BS (2009) An identified serotonergic neuron regulates neurogenesis in the crayfish brain. Developmental Neurobiology 69:530-545. PDF

Sullivan JM, *Genco MC, *Marlow ED, Benton JL, Beltz BS, Sandeman DC (2009) Brain photoreceptor pathways contributing to circadian rhythmicity in crayfish. Chronobiology International 26:1136-1168. PDF

*Ayub N, Benton JL, Zhang Y, Beltz BS (2011) Environmental enrichment influences neuronal stem cells in the adult crayfish brain. Developmental Neurobiology 71:351-361. PDF

Zhang Y, Benton JL, Beltz BS (2011) 5-HT receptors mediate lineage-dependent effects of serotonin on adult neurogenesis in Procambarus clarkii. Neural Development 6:2. PDF

Sandeman DC, Bazin F, Beltz BS (2011) Adult neurogenesis: Examples from the decapod crustaceans and comparisons with mammals. Arthropod Structure and Development 40:258-275. PDF

Benton JL, Zhang Y, *Kirkhart CR, Sandeman DC, Beltz BS (2011) Primary neuronal precursors in adult crayfish brain: replenishment from a non-neuronal source. BMC Neuroscience 12 (1):53. PDF

Beltz BS, Zhang Y, Benton JL, Sandeman DC (2011) Adult neurogenesis in the decapod crustacean brain: A hematopoietic connection? European Journal of Neuroscience 34:870-883. PDF

Sintoni S, Benton JL, Beltz BS, Hansson BS, Harzsch S (2012) Neurogenesis in the central olfactory pathway of adult decapod crustaceans: development of the neurogenic niche in the brains of Procambarid crayfish. Neural Development 7:1. PDF

Otopalik AG, Shin J, Beltz BS, Sandeman DC, Kolodny NH (2012) Differential Uptake of MRI Contrast Agents Indicates Charge-Selective Blood-Brain Interface in the Crayfish. Cell and Tissue Research 349: 493-503. PDF

Chaves da Silva PG, Benton JL, Beltz BS, Allodi S (2012) Adult neurogenesis: ultrastructure of a neurogenic niche and neurovascular relationships. PLoS One 7(6), e39267. PDF