These are all of my publications. For peer-reviewed publications only, see “My Bibliography” from NCBI.
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1990
  1. Brembs B. (1990): Die Laichwanderung der Lachse – Ein kritischer Überblick mit besonderer Gewichtung der Orientierungsmechanismen. Facharbeit, Wirsberg-Gymnasium Würzburg.

1996
  1. Brembs B. (1996): Chaos, cheating and cooperation: potential solutions to the Prisoner’s Dilemma. OIKOS 76, 14-24.
  2. Brembs B. (1996): Classical and operant conditioning in Drosophila at the flight simulator. Diploma-Thesis, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

1997
  1. Brembs B.; Wolf R.; Heisenberg M. (1997): Is operant behavior facilitating classical conditioning of Drosophila at the flight simulator? In: Elsner N, Waessle H (eds) Göttingen Neurobiology Report 1997. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 652.

1998
  1. Wolf R.; Brembs B.; Ernst R. and Heisenberg M. (1998): Classification of learning in tethered flying Drosophila. In: Elsner N and Wehner R (eds) New Neuroethology on the Move. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 111
  2. Brembs B.; Wolf R. and Heisenberg M. (1998): How different are operant and classical conditioning at the flight simulator? 5th International Congress of Neuroethology, San Diego, Ca.
  3. Brembs B.; Wolf R. and Heisenberg M. (1998): Operant and Classical Learning at the Flight Simulator: What is the Role of the Context? In: Elsner N and Wehner R (eds) New Neuroethology on the Move. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 514.

1999
  1. Cutts C.J.; Brembs B.; Metcalfe N.B. and Taylor A.C. (1999): Prior residence, territory quality and life-history strategies in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). J. Fish. Biol. 55, 784-794.
  2. Brembs B.; Wolf R. and Heisenberg M. (1999): Classical Questions in an Operant Learning Paradigm. In: Elsner N and Eysel U (eds) Göttingen Neurobiology Report 1999. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York: 545.

2000
  1. Brembs B. (2000): An Analysis of Associative Learning in Drosophila at the Flight Simulator. PhD Dissertation, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  2. Baxter D.A.; Cai Y.; Brembs B. and Byrne J.H. (2000): Simulating physiological and morphological properties of neurons with SNNAP (Simulator for Neural Networks and Action Potentials). Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 26:21.64.
  3. Brembs B. and Heisenberg M. (2000): The Operant and the Classical in conditioned orientation of Drosophila melanogaster at the flight simulator. Learn. Mem. 7, 104-115.

2001
  1. Brembs B. and Heisenberg M. (2001): Conditioning with compound stimuli in Drosophila at the flight simulator. J. exp. Biol. 204, 2849-2859
  2. Brembs B.; Wilkinson E.; Reyes F.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning using self-stimulation in Aplysia. In: Kreutzberg GW and Elsner N (eds) Göttingen Neurobiology Report 2001. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York
  3. Baxter D.A.; Brembs B. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia. Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Learning and Memory.
  4. Brembs B.; Wilkinson E.; Reyes F.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia using self-stimulation. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 644.19
  5. Brembs B.; Wilkinson E.; Reyes F.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2001): Operant conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia. 6th International Congress of Neuroethology, Bonn, Germany.
  6. Heisenberg M.; Wolf R. and Brembs B. (2001): Flexibility in a single behavioral variable of Drosophila. Learn. Mem. 8, 1-10
  7. Brembs B. (2001): Hamilton’s Theory. In: Brenner, S. and Miller, J. (eds) Encyclopedia of Genetics, Academic Press, London, New York; pp. 906-910.

2002
  1. Baier A.; Wittek B. and Brembs B. (2002): Drosophila as a new model organism for the neurobiology of aggression? J. exp. Biol. 205, 1233-1240.
  2. Brembs B.; Lorenzetti F.D.; Reyes F.D.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2002): Operant Reward Learning in Aplysia: Neuronal Correlates and Mechanisms. Science 296, 1706-1709.

2003
  1. Evans C.G; Jing J.; Proekt A., Brembs B.; Rosen S. and Cropper E.C. (2003): Frequency-dependent regulation of afferent transmission in the feeding circuitry of Aplysia. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 604.1.
  2. Brembs B. (2003): Operant reward learning in Aplysia. Curr. Dir. Psychol. Sci. 12, 218-221.
  3. Brembs B. (2003): Operant conditioning in invertebrates. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 13, 710-717.

2004
  1. Brembs B.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2004): Extending in vitro conditioning in Aplysia to analyze operant and classical processes in the same preparation. 7th International Congress of Neuroethology, Nyborg, Denmark.
  2. Carbon, C.C.; Leder, H.; Weber, J.; Sander, T.; Trahms, L.; Grueter, M.; Grueter, T.; Brembs, B. and Lueschow, A. (2004): Specific impairments of configural processing in prosopagnosics. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 200.23.
  3. Brembs B.; Baxter D.A. and Byrne J.H. (2004): Extending in vitro conditioning in Aplysia to analyze operant and classical processes in the same preparation. Learn. Mem. 11, 412-420.

2005
  1. Phillips A.M.; Smart R.; Strauss R.; Brembs B. and Kelly, L.E. (2005): The Drosophila black enigma: the molecular and behavioural characterization of the black1 mutant allele. Gene 351C, 131-142.
  2. Brembs, B.; Maye, A. and Greggers, U. (2005): Order in spontaneous behavior. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 754.2.
  3. Wiener, J.; Gerber, B.; Hempel de Ibarra, N.; Menzel, R. and Brembs, B. (2005): Occasion setting in Drosophila at the flight simulator. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 777.9

2006
  1. Brembs, B.; Hsieh, C.; Sugihara, G. and Maye, A (2006): Do fruit flies have free will? FENS Abstr., vol.3, A233.7
  2. Christiansen, F.; Pflüger, J.; Duch, C.; and Brembs, B. (2006): Profound flight performance deficit in Drosophila lacking octopamine. FENS Abstr., vol.3, A218.2
  3. Brembs, B. (2006): Operant and classical components interact hierarchically in Drosophila predictive learning. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 813.26
  4. Brembs B. and Wiener, J. (2006): Context generalization and occasion setting in Drosophila visual learning. Learn. Mem. 13, 618-628
  5. Brembs, B. and Hempel de Ibarra, N. (2006): Different parameters support discrimination and generalization in Drosophila at the flight simulator. Learn. Mem. 13, 629-637
  6. Menzel R.; Brembs, B. and Giurfa M. (2006): Cognition in Invertebrates. In: Kaas, J.H. (ed.) Evolution of Nervous Systems. Chapter No. 1.26. Academic Press, Oxford; pp. 403-422

2007
  1. Maye, A.; Hsieh, C.; Sugihara, G. and Brembs, B. (2007): Order in spontaneous behavior. PLoS ONE 2(5): e443
  2. Brembs, B.; Maye, A; Hsieh, C. and Sugihara, G. (2007): Do fruit flies have free will? 8th International Congress of Neuroethology, Vancouver, Canada
  3. Brembs, B. (2007): Mushroom-bodies regulate habit formation in Drosophila. 8th International Congress of Neuroethology, Vancouver, Canada
  4. Brembs, B.; Christiansen, F.: Pflüger, J and Duch, C. (2007): Flight motor performance deficits in flies with genetically altered biogenic amine levels. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 453.9 (talk)
  5. Brembs, B.; Christiansen, F.: Pflüger, J and Duch, C. (2007): Flight initiation and maintenance deficits in flies with genetically altered biogenic amine levels. J. Neurosci. 27(41):11122–11131

2008
  1. Brembs, B. (2008): Neurogenetic dissection of learning-by-doing in Drosophila. Gordon Research Conference “Genes & Behavior”, Barga, Italy
  2. Brembs, B. (2008): Operant learning of Drosophila at the torque meter. J. Vis. Exp. 16. http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=731, doi: 10.3791/731
  3. Brembs, B. (2008): Mushroom-bodies regulate habit formation in Drosophila. FENS Abstr. vol.4, 134.2 (talk)
  4. Brembs, B. and Plendl, W. (2008): Double dissociation of protein-kinase C and adenylyl cyclase manipulations on operant and classical learning in Drosophila. Curr. Biol. 18(15):1168-1171.
  5. Brembs, B. (2008): Double dissociation of protein-kinase C and adenylyl cyclase manipulations on operant and classical learning in Drosophila. 12th European Drosophila Neurobiology Conference, Würzburg, Germany
  6. Brembs, B (2008): The neurobiology of operant learning: biophysical and molecular mechanisms in a hierarchical organization of multiple memory systems. Habilitation thesis, Freie Univerität Berlin
  7. Brembs, B. (2008): Adenylyl cyclase and PKC differentiate operant and classical learning in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 792.12
  8. Brembs B. (2008): Operant conditioning. In: Windhorst, U. Binder, M.D. and Hirokawa, N. (eds) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg. pp. 3031-3033

2009
  1. Brembs B. (2009): The importance of being active. J. Neurogen. 23(1): 120-126
  2. van Swinderen, B and Brembs, B. (2009): Attention deficit and hyperactivity in a Drosophila memory mutant. Annual meeting of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.
  3. Brembs, B. (2009): Mushroom-bodies regulate habit formation in Drosophila. Curr. Biol. 19(16): 1351-1355
  4. Pflüger, HJ.; Vierk, R.; Kononenko, NL.; Brembs, B.; Stocker, B and Duch, C. (2009): Modulatory function of octopamine and tyramine in insects. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 178.8
  5. Brembs, B. and van Swinderen, B. (2009): Attention deficit and hyperactivity in a Drosophila memory mutant. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 478.3
  6. Rentinck, M.N.; Beuster, B. and Brembs, B. (2009): Mechanisms of plasticity in simple taxis behaviors in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 580.13

2010
  1. Colomb, J. and Brembs, B. (2010): The biology of psychology: ‘simple’ conditioning. Comm. Integr. Biol. 3(2): 1-4
  2. van Swinderen, B and Brembs, B. (2010): Attention deficit and hyperactivity in a Drosophila memory mutant. J. Neurosci. 30 (3), 1003-1014
  3. Brembs B, Pauly D, Schade R, Mendoza E, Pflüger J, Rybak J, Scharff C, Zars T (2010): The Drosophila FoxP gene is necessary for operant self-learning: implications for the evolutionary origins of language. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 704.7
  4. Colomb J, Brembs B (2010): The what and where of PKC action during operant learning in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 704.21
  5. Colomb J, Mendoza E, Pauly D, Raja S, Brembs B (2010): The what and where of operant self-learning mechanisms in Drosophila. P279, 9th International Congress of Neuroethology, Salamanca, Spain
  6. Brembs B, Rughöft S, Leinhoß K (2010): Unattractive males can sire attractive sons in Drosophila melanogaster. P 92, 9th International Congress of Neuroethology, Salamanca, Spain
  7. Brembs, B. (2010): Q & A. Curr. Biol. 20(14) R588

2011
  1. Brembs, B. (2011): Towards a scientific concept of free will as a biological trait: spontaneous actions and decision-making in invertebrates. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 278(1707), 930-939
  2. Damrau C, Colomb J, Brembs B (2011): Does starvation-resistance in flies without octopamine explain differences in sucrose preference and learning? Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 615.11
  3. Brembs B, Colomb J, Beuster B, Rentinck M-N (2011): Hide if you cannot fly? Behavioral plasticity in flightless Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 198.24
  4. Colomb J, Beuster B, Rentinck M-N, Brembs B (2011): Hide or fly: phototaxis in flightless Drosophila. Göttingen Neurobiology Report, LP-T24-1B
  5. Gilles M, Graf Y, Rughöft S, Leinhoß K, Brembs B (2011): Drosophila courtship: Male hybrid vigor after crossing isogenic lines? Göttingen Neurobiology Report, LP-T19-1B
  6. Brembs B, Pauly D, Schade R, Mendoza E, Pflüger H-J, Rybak J, Scharff C, Zars T (2011): The Drosophila FoxP gene is necessary for operant self-learning: Implications for the evolutionary origins of language. Göttingen Neurobiology Report, LP-T25-1B
  7. Brembs B. (2011): Spontaneous decisions and operant conditioning in fruit flies. Behav. Proc. 87(1):157-164

2012
  1. Colomb J, Reiter L, Blaszkiewicz J, Wessnitzer J, Brembs B (2012): Open Source Tracking and Analysis of Adult Drosophila Locomotion in Buridan’s Paradigm with and without Visual Targets. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42247
  2. Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): Identification and localization of the Protein Kinase C requirement for operant self-learning in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 582.23
  3. Damrau C, Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): What role does octopamine play in behavioral control in Drosophila? Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 398.04
  4. Damrau C, Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): Role of Octopamine in walking behavior and sucrose responsiveness. European Drosophila Neurobiology Conference (Neurofly), Padua, Italy
  5. Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): The what and where of operant self-learning: PKC53e necessity in motorneurons? European Drosophila Neurobiology Conference (Neurofly), Padua, Italy
  6. Raja S, Brembs B (2012): Identification of neural circuits required for spontaneous behavioral variability. 10th International Congress of Neuroethology, College Park, Maryland, USS
  7. Colomb J, Brembs B (2012): PKC and dFoxP are necessary for operant self-learning. FENS Abstr., Volume 6, p022.06
  8. Mendoza E, Colomb J, Rybak J, Pflüger H-J, Zars T, Scharff C, Brembs B (2012): The Drosophila FoxP gene is required for operant self-learning: implications for the evolution of language acquisition. In: The Evolution of Language (eds.: Scott-Phillips TC, Tamariz M, Cartmill EA, Hurford JR), Proceedings of the 9th international conference (EVOLANG9), Kyoto, Japan, World Scientific, 500-501

2013
  1. Brembs B.; Button K. and Munafó M. (2013): Deep impact: unintended consequences of journal rank. Front. Neurosci., 7: 291.
  2. Brembs B. (2013): What ranking journals has in common with astrology. Pol. & Eval. 1(1), 1-7 DOI: 10.13130/2282-5398/3378
  3. Brembs B. (2013): Invertebrate behavior—actions or responses? Front. Neurosci. 7:221. DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00221
  4. Damrau C, Brembs B, Colomb J (2013): Genetic dissection of octopamine action in reward-related behavior and motor control in Drosophila Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 169.20
  5. Colomb J, Brembs B (2013): Is PKC53e-activity in motorneurons involved in operant self-learning in Drosophila?. Neurosci. Abstr., 672.01

2014
  1. Mendoza E.; Colomb J.; Rybak J.; Pflüger H.J.; Zars T.; Scharff C. and Brembs B. (2014): Drosophila FoxP mutants are deficient in operant self-learning. PLoS One 9(6): e100648
  2. Colomb, J. and Brembs, B. (2014): Making Science Open by Default. General Online Research 2014, Cologne, Germany, #132 (talk)
  3. Rohrsen C, Brembs B (2014): The role of different dopaminergic populations in Drosophila choice behavior. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 651.16
  4. Gorostiza EA, Brembs B (2014): Behavioral flexibility in Drosophila Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 651.17
  5. Colomb J, Brembs B (2014): #OpenData: PKC Inhibition In Motorneurons Prevents Self-Learning. European Drosophila Neurobiology Meeting (Neurofly), Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  6. Colomb J. and Brembs B. (2014): Sub-strains of Drosophila Canton-S differ markedly in their locomotor behavior [v1; ref status: indexed, http://f1000r.es/3is]. F1000 Research 3:176 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.4263.1)

2015
  1. Gorostiza EA, Brembs B (2015): Double dissociation of octopamine and dopamine on choice behavior in Drosophila. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 530.14
  2. Rohrsen C, Brembs B (2015): Are the neural circuits controlling the temporal structure of spontaneous actions involved in operant self-learning? Neurosci. Abstr., 630.06
  3. Rahman R, Chirn G, Kanodia A, Sytnikova YA, Brembs B, Bergman CM, and Lau NC (2015): Unique transposon landscapes are pervasive across Drosophila melanogaster Nucl. Acids Res. (doi:10.1093/nar/gkv1193)

2016
  1. Colomb J, Brembs B. (2016): PKC in motorneurons underlies self-learning, a form of motor learning in Drosophila. PeerJ 4:e1971 (doi:10.7717/peerj.1971)