University of Texas at El Paso

Selected Publications

Makos MA, Han KA, Heien ML, Ewing AG. Recurring ethanol exposure induces disinhibited courtship in Drosophila. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2010 Jan 20;1(1):74-83   [PUBMED]

Han KA, Kim YC. Courtship behavior: the right touch stimulates the proper song. Curr Biol. 2010 Jan 12;20(1):R25-8.  [PUBMED]

Lebestky T, Chang JS, Dankert H, Zelnik L, Kim YC, Han KA, Wolf FW, Perona P, Anderson DJ. Two different forms of arousal in Drosophila are oppositely regulated by the dopamine D1 receptor ortholog DopR via distinct neural circuits. Neuron. 2009 Nov 25;64(4):522-36. [PUBMED]

Lee HG, Rohila S, Han KA. The octopamine receptor OAMB mediates ovulation via Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II in the Drosophila oviduct epithelium. PLoS One. 2009;4(3):e4716. Epub 2009 Mar 5. [PUBMED]

Lee HG, Kim YC, Dunning JS, Han KA. Recurring ethanol exposure induces disinhibited courtship in Drosophila. PLoS ONE. 2008 Jan 2;3(1):e1391. [PUBMED]

Kim YC, Lee HG, Han KA. D1 dopamine receptor dDA1 is required in the mushroom body neurons for aversive and appetitive learning in Drosophila. J Neurosci. 2007 Jul 18;27(29):7640-7. [PUBMED]

Kim YC, Lee HG, Han KA. Classical reward conditioning in Drosophila melanogaster. Genes Brain Behav. 2007 Mar;6(2):201-7. [PUBMED]

Powell PR, Paxon TL, Han KA, Ewing AG. Analysis of biogenic amine variability among individual fly heads with micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography-electrochemical detection. Anal Chem. 2005 Nov 1;77(21):6902-8. [PUBMED]

Paxon TL, Powell PR, Lee HG, Han KA, Ewing AG. Microcolumn separation of amine metabolites in the fruit fly. Anal Chem. 2005 Aug 15;77(16):5349-55. [PUBMED]

Han, Mei, Park, D., Kim, Y.-C, Han, K.-A. and Taghert, P. H. Apterous and the Control of Peptidergic Cell Fate in the Drosophila CNS. Developmental Biology, 269: 95-108, 2004. [PUBMED]

Lee, H.-G. Seong, C.-S., Kim, Y. -C, Davis, R. L. and Han, K.-A. Octopamine receptor OAMB is required for female reproduction. Developmental Biology, 264: 179-190, 2003. [PUBMED]

Ream, P. J., Suljak, S. W., Ewing, A. G., and Han, K. -A. Micellar Electrokinetic Capillary Chromatography - Electrochemical Detection for Analysis of Biogenic Amines in Drosophila melanogaster, Analytical Chemistry, 75: 3972-3978, 2003. [PUBMED]

Kim, Y., Lee H.-G., Seong C.-S., and Han, K.-A. Expression of a D1 Dopamine Receptor dDA1/DmDOP1 in the Central Nervous System of Drosophila melanogaster. Gene expression Patterns, a section of Mechanisms of Development, 3 (2): 237-245, 2003. [PUBMED]

Crittenden, J. R., Skoulakis, E. M. C., Han, K.-A., Kalderon, D., and Davis, R. L. Tripartite Mushroom Body Architecture Revealed by Antigenic Markers, Learning and Memory, 5 (2): 38-51, 1998. [PUBMED]

Han, K. -A., Millar, N. S., and Davis, R. L. A Novel Octopamine Receptor Expressed Preferentially in Drosophila Mushroom Bodies, J. Neurosci, 18 (10): 3650-3658, 1998. [PUBMED]

Han, K. -A., Millar, N. S., Grotewiel, M., and Davis, R. L. DAMB, A Novel Dopamine Receptor Expressed Specifically in Drosophila Mushroom Bodies, Neuron, 16: 1127-1135, 1996. [PUBMED]

Davis, R. L., and Han, K. -A., Mushrooming mushroom bodies, Current Biology, 6: 146-148, 1996. [PUBMED]