Alpha oscillations govern interhemispheric spike timing coordination in the honey bee brain

Popov T, Szyszka P

Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2020


Segregation of unknown odors from mixtures based on stimulus onset asynchrony in honey bees

Sehdev A, Szyszka P

Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2019


Olfactory object recognition based on fine-scale stimulus timing in Drosophila

Sehdev A*, Mohammed YG*, Triphan T, Szyszka P

iScience, 2019


Odorant mixtures elicit less variable and faster responses than pure odorants

Chan HK, Hersperger F, Marachlian E, Smith BH, Locatelli F, Szyszka P, Nowotny T 

PLoS Computational Biology, 2018


High precision of spike timing across olfactory receptor neurons allows rapid odor coding in Drosophila

Egea-Weiss A*, Renner A*, Kleineidam CJ, Szyszka P

iScience, 2018


Calcium in Kenyon Cell Somata as a Substrate for an Olfactory Sensory Memory in Drosophila

Lüdke A, Raiser G, Nehrkorn J, Herz AVM, Galizia CG, Szyszka P

Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 2018


The role of the sucrose-responsive IR60b neuron for Drosophila melanogaster: A hypothesis

Szyszka P, Galizia CG

Chemical Senses, 2018


Task-related phasing of circadian rhythms in antennal responsiveness to general odorants and pheromones in honeybees

Nagari M, Szyszka P, Galizia CG, Bloch G

J Biol Rhythms, 2017, 32(6):593-608

Trace conditioning in Drosophila induces associative plasticity in mushroom body Kenyon cells and dopaminergic neurons

Dylla KV, Raiser G, Galizia CG, Szyszka P

Front Neural Circuits, 2017, 11: 42

A high-bandwidth dual-channel olfactory stimulator for studying temporal sensitivity of olfactory processing

Raiser G, Galizia CG, Szyszka P

Chem Senses, 2017, 42: 141-151


Modelling active antennal movements of the American cockroach: towards biorobotic models of active sensing

Pequeno-Zurro A, Nitschke J, Szyszka P, Shaikh D, Couzin-Fuchs E

2nd International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics, 2017


Dynamics of odor-evoked activity patterns in the olfactory system

Nowotny T, Szyszka P

Chapter in: Aronson IS, Pikovsky A, Rulkov NF, Tsimring L (eds.) “Advances in Dynamics, Patterns, Cognition”, 2017, Springer International Publishing


Asymmetric neural coding revealed by in vivo calcium imaging in the honey bee brain

Rigosi E, Haase A, Rath L, Anfora G, Vallortigara G, Szyszka P

Proceedings B, 2015, 282 (1803)

Interactive tracking of insect posture

Shen M, Li C, Huang W, Szyszka P, Shirahama K, Grzegorzek M, Merhof D, Deussen O

Pattern Recognition, 2015, 48: 3560–3571

Automated tracking and analysis of behavior in restrained insects

Shen M, Szyszka P, Deussen O, Galizia CG, Merhof D

J Neurosci Methods, 2015, 239:194-205


Olfaction in insects

Szyszka P, Galizia CG

Chapter in: Richard L. Doty (ed.) “Handbook of olfaction & gustation”, 2015, Wiley


High-speed odor transduction and pulse tracking by insect olfactory receptor neurons

Szyszka P, Gerkin RC, Galizia CG, Smith BH

PNAS, 2014, 111:16925-30


Effect of GABAergic Inhibition on odorant concentration coding in mushroom body intrinsic neurons of the honeybee

Froese A, Szyszka P, Menzel R

J Comp Physiol A, 2014, 200:183-95

Converging circuits mediate temperature and shock aversive olfactory conditioning in Drosophila

Galili DS, Dylla KV, Lüdke A, Friedrich AB, Yamagata N, Wong JYH, Ho CH, Szyszka P, Tanimoto H

Current Biology, 2014, 24:1712-22

Rapid learning dynamics in individual honeybees during classical conditioning

Pamir E*, Szyszka P*, Scheiner R, Nawrot MP

Front Behav Neurosci, 2014, 8:313


Mixture processing and odor-object segregation in insects

Szyszka P, Stierle JS

Prog Brain Res, 2014, 208:63-85

Follow the odor

Szyszka P

Science, 2014, 344:1454

Trace conditioning in insects – Keep the trace!

Dylla KV, Galili DS, Szyszka P, Lüdke A

Front Physiol, 2013, 4:67

Millisecond stimulus onset-asynchrony enhances information about components in an odor mixture

Stierle JS, Galizia CG, Szyszka P

J Neurosci, 2013, 33:6060-6069


Data-driven honeybee antennal lobe model suggests how stimulus-onset asynchrony can aid odour segregation

Nowotny T, Stierle JS, Galizia CG, Szyszka P

Brain Res, 2013, 1536:119-134


The looks of an odour - Visualising neural odour response patterns in real time

Strauch M, Müthing C, Broeg MP, Szyszka P, Münch D, Laudes T, Deussen O, Galizia CG, Merhof D

BMC Bioinformatics, 2013, 14 (Suppl 19)


The speed of smell: Odor-object segregation within milliseconds

Szyszka P, Stierle JS, Biergans S, Galizia CG

PLoS One, 2012, 7(4): e36096


INCIDE the brain of a bee: Visualising honeybee brain activity in real time by semantic segmentation

Strauch M, Broeg MP, Müthing C, Szyszka P, Deussen O, Galizia CG, Merhof D

Biological Data Visualization, 2012, IEEE Symposium 17-24


DNA methylation mediates the discriminatory power of associative long-term memory in honeybees

Biergans SD, Jones JC, Treiber N, Galizia CG, Szyszka P

PloS One, 2012, 7(6):e39349

Multiple memory traces after associative learning in the honey bee antennal lobe

Rath L, Galizia CG, Szyszka P

Eur J Neurosci, 2011, 34:352-360

Olfactory trace conditioning in Drosophila

Galili DS, Lüdke  A, Galizia CG, Szyszka P, Tanimoto H

J Neurosci, 2011, 31:7240-7248.

Mind the gap: Olfactory trace conditioning in honeybees

Szyszka P, Demmler C, Oemisch M, Sommer L, Biergans S, Birnbach B, Silbering AF, Galizia CG

J Neurosci, 2011, 31:7229-7239

Differential odor processing in two olfactory pathways in the honeybee

Yamagata N, Schmuker M, Szyszka P, Mizunami M, Menzel R

Front Syst Neurosci, 2009, 3:16


Olfactory coding in the insect brain: Molecular receptive ranges, spatial and temporal coding

Galizia CG, Szyszka P

Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata, 2008, 128:81-92

Associative and non-associative plasticity in Kenyon cells of the honeybee mushroom body

Szyszka P, Galkin A, Menzel R

Front Syst Neurosci, 2008, 2:3

Sparsening and temporal sharpening of olfactory representations in the honeybee mushroom bodies

Szyszka P, Ditzen M, Galkin A, Galizia CG, Menzel R

Journal of Neurophysiology, 2005, 94:3303-3313


Odor coding in projection neurons of the honeybee brain

Menzel R, Galizia G, Müller D, Szyszka P

Chem Senses, 2005, 30: I301-i302


Uncovering short-time correlations between multichannel recordings of brain activity: A phase-space approach

Galan RF, Ritz R, Herz AVM, Szyszka P

International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 2004, 14:585-597


Analysis of odor processing in the mushroom bodies of the honeybee

Ritz R, Galan RF, Szyszka P, Herz AVM

Neurocomputing, 2001, 38:313-318


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