Lab 1998-present

Dombrovski et al, 2017, Cooperative behavior emerges amongst Drosophila larvae, Current Biology, in press


Slepian et al Visual attraction in Drosophila larvae is learned in a cricital period. J Comp Phys 2015, 201:1019-1027  reprints/2015-Slepian.pdf


Mukherjee, Suvadip, Condron, Barry and Scott Acton  Tubularity Flow Field—A Technique for Automatic Neuron Segmentation  Image Processing, IEEE Transactions (2014) 24:374-389 doi: 10.1109/TIP.2014.2378052


Mukherjee, S, Basu, S, Condron, B, Acton, S. 2013 Tree2Tree2: Neuron tracing in 3D. Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) IEEE 448-451


Basu, S, Condron, B. Aksel, A, Acton, S 2013 Segmentation and tracing of single neurons from 3D confocal microscope images. Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE 17:319-335


Vacari,A. Gamage,K., Nachum, Condron, B., Deppmann, C. and Acton, S 2012 Assessment of Wallerian Degeneration by automated image analysis. Signals System and Computers, IEEE 1583-1587


Mukherjee, S, Basu, S, Condron, B, Acton, S. 2012 Tree2Tree2: Neuron tracing in 3D. Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) IEEE772-775


Daubert, Maceonia, Hamilton, B. Condron, “The simple fly larval visual system can process complex images,” 2012 Nature Comm 3: 1156 pdf

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S. Basu, B. Condron, S.T. Acton, “Path2Path: hierarchical path-based analysis for neuron matching,” To appear in the Proc. IEEE International Symposium of Biomedical Imaging, Chicago, the United States, March 30-April 2, 2011. (BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD)


Daubert, Elizabeth and Barry Condron. Serotonin regulates neuronal morphology and circuits. 2010 TINS 33:424-434 pdf

S. Basu, A. Aksel, B. Condron, S.T. Acton, “Tree2Tree: neuron segmentation for generation of neuronal morphology,” Proc. IEEE International Symposium of Biomedical Imaging, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, April 14-17, 2010 pdf


Daubert, Elizabeth, Heffron, Dan, Mandell, James and Barry Condron. Elevated serotonin induces neuroprotective dystrophic neurites in Drosophila. MCN 44:297-306. pdf (commentary in Science News http://www.sciencenews.org/view/feature/id/59408/title/A_pregnant_question) (supplements: 1,2,3,4,5,6,legends)


Borue, Xenia, Cooper, Stephanie, Condron, Barry and Jill Venton. Both synthesis and reuptake are critical for replenishing the releasable serotonin pool in Drosophila (2010) J. Neurochem 10:1111 1471-1493 PMID: 20070864 pdf


Vickrey TL, Condron B, Venton BJ. Detection of endogenous dopamine changes in Drosophila melanogaster using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry. Anal Chem. 2009 Nov 15;81(22):9306-13. pdf


Borue, Xenia, Cooper, Stephanie, Hirsh, Jay, Condron, Barry and Jill Venton. Quantitative evaluation of serotonin release and clearance in Drosophila. (2009) J. Neuroscience Methods, 179:300-308 pdf


Chen, John and Barry Condron. Drosophila serotonergic varicosities are not distributed in a regular manner. (2009) J Comp Neurology 515: 441-453 pdf


Chen, John and Barry Condron. (2008) Branch architecture of the fly larval abdominal serotonergic neurons. . Developmental Biol. 320: 30-38 pdf (s1,s2,s3,s4,vid1,vid2)


Condron, Barry. (2008) J. Neuroinformatics. PAJ: A software package for spatial point analysis. 6:57-61. (Commentary: same issue) pdf


Kidd, T and Condron, B (2007). Avoiding the SCAMS. Neuron 54: 350-352


Borue, Xenia, Chen, John and Barry Condron (2007). Developmental effects of SSRI’s – lessons from Animal Studies. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience 25: 341-347. pdf


Daubert, Elizabeth and Barry Condron (2007): Solid Phase Immunostaining for high resolution imaging of delicate structures in the Drosophila larval CNS. CSH Protocols. 2007:pdb.prot4771 pdf


Daubert, Elizabeth and Barry Condron (2007): A behavioral stress assay for Drosophila larvae. CSH Protocols. 2007: pdb.prot4770 pdf


Sykes, Paul and Barry G. Condron (2005) Development and sensitivity to serotonin of serotonergic varicosities. Developmental Biol. 286:207-216 (featured on cover) pdf


Min, Virginia and Barry G Condron (2004) An assay of behavioral plasticity in Drosophila larvae. J. Neuroscience Meth. 145:63-72 pdf


Chen, John and Barry Condron (2004) Computational Neuroanatomy. 9:15-16 J. Complexity.


Sykes, Paul, Norman, Heather, and Barry G. Condron (2004) Variation in serotonergic and dopaminerigic neuronal survival in the adult Drosophila CNS. Cell and Tissue Research 317:327-331 pdf


Couch, Jessica, John Chen, Heather Rieff, Ellen Uri and Barry G. Condron (2004) The axon guidance molecule robo2 regulates serotonergic differentiation. Development 131:997-1006 (Commentary:Developmental Cell 7:783) pdf


Sykes, Paul and Barry Condron. (2003) Spineless Culture. Development 130: 5557-5558


Couch, Jessica and Barry Condron Comm hither Robo. (2002) Current Biology 12:741-743


Condron, Barry G. (2002) The role of gene expression in growth cone guidance. Current Biology 12:1665-1670 pdf


Condron, Barry G. (1999) A midline associated FGF signal temporally regulates serotonergic neuron development. Neuron 24: 1-20 pdf


Condron, Barry G. (1999) Spatially discrete FGF-mediated signalling controls glial morphogenesis. Development 126: 4635-4641 pdf



Pre UVA: post-doc at Kai Zinn's lab, Caltech, and grad student at Ray Gesteland's lab U. of Utah

Condron, Barry G. and Kai Zinn (1997). Regulated tension determines axonal pattern. Current Biology 7:813-816


Condron, Barry G. and Kai Zinn (1995). Elevation of protein kinase A activity triggers a glial-to-neuronal cell fate switch within an insect neuroblast lineage. Current Biology 5: 51-61


Condron, Barry G., Nipam H. Patel and Kai Zinn. (1994) engrailed Controls Glial/Neuronal Cell Fate Decisions at the Midline of the Central Nervous System. Neuron 13: 541-554


Zinn, Kai and Barry G. Condron (1994). Cell fate decisions in the CNS of the grasshopper. Current Opinions in Cell Biology 6: 783-787


Condron, Barry G. and Kai Zinn. (1994). The grasshopper median neuroblast is a pluripotent progenitor cell that generates glia and neurons in distinct phases.
J. Neuroscience 14: 5766-5777


Patel, Nipam H., Barry G. Condron and Kai Zinn. (1994) Pair-rule expression patterns of even-skipped are found in both short- and long germ beetles.
Nature 267: 429-434


Condron, Barry G., Raymond F. Gesteland and John F. Atkins. (1991). A study of the sequences that stimulate frameshifting in the decoding of gene 10 of bacteriophage T7. Nucleic Acids Research 19: 5607-5612


Condron, Barry G., John F. Atkins and Raymond F. Gesteland. (1991). A study of frameshifting in gene 10 of bacteriophage T7.
J. Bacteriology 177: 6998-7003