Orkun Akin*


Bajar BT, Phi NT, Randhawa H, Akin O. Developmental neural activity requires neuron-astrocyte interactions. Dev Neurobiol. 2022 04; 82(3):235-244. view on PubMed

Bajar BT, Phi NT, Isaacman-Beck J, Reichl J, Randhawa H, Akin O. A discrete neuronal population coordinates brain-wide developmental activity. Nature. 2022 02; 602(7898):639-646. view on PubMed

Akin O, Zipursky SL. Activity regulates brain development in the fly. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2020 12; 65:8-13. view on PubMed

Akin O, Bajar BT, Keles MF, Frye MA, Zipursky SL. Cell-type-Specific Patterned Stimulus-Independent Neuronal Activity in the Drosophila Visual System during Synapse Formation. Neuron. 2019 03 06; 101(5):894-904.e5. view on PubMed

Bieling P, Hansen SD, Akin O, Li TD, Hayden CC, Fletcher DA, Mullins RD. WH2 and proline-rich domains of WASP-family proteins collaborate to accelerate actin filament elongation. EMBO J. 2018 01 04; 37(1):102-121. view on PubMed

Akin O, Zipursky SL. Frazzled promotes growth cone attachment at the source of a Netrin gradient in the Drosophila visual system. Elife. 2016 10 15; 5. view on PubMed

Tadros W, Xu S, Akin O, Yi CH, Shin GJ, Millard SS, Zipursky SL. Dscam Proteins Direct Dendritic Targeting through Adhesion. Neuron. 2016 Feb 03; 89(3):480-93. view on PubMed

Pecot MY, Chen Y, Akin O, Chen Z, Tsui CY, Zipursky SL. Sequential axon-derived signals couple target survival and layer specificity in the Drosophila visual system. Neuron. 2014 Apr 16; 82(2):320-33. view on PubMed

Chen Y, Akin O, Nern A, Tsui CY, Pecot MY, Zipursky SL. Cell-type-specific labeling of synapses in vivo through synaptic tagging with recombination. Neuron. 2014 Jan 22; 81(2):280-93. view on PubMed

Akin O, Zipursky SL. The shape of things to come. Cell. 2014 Jan 16; 156(1-2):13-4. view on PubMed

Akin O, Mullins RD. Capping protein increases the rate of actin-based motility by promoting filament nucleation by the Arp2/3 complex. Cell. 2008 May 30; 133(5):841-51. view on PubMed