Lovick JK, Ngo KT, Omoto JJ, Wong DC, Nguyen JD, Hartenstein V. (2013). Postembryonic lineages of the Drosophila brain: I. Development of the lineage-associated fiber tracts. Dev Biol (In Press)

Wong DC, Lovick JK, Ngo KT, Borisuthirattana W, Omoto JJ, Hartenstein V. (2013). Postembryonic lineages of the Drosophila brain: II. Identification of lineage projection patterns based on MARCM clones. Dev Biol (In Press)

Hartenstein V, Wodarz A. (2013). Initial neurogenesis in Drosophila. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol 2:701-721

Gross GG, Lone GM, Leung LK, Hartenstein V, Guo M. (2013). X11/Mint genes control polarized localization of axonal membrane proteins in vivo. J Neurosci 33:8575-8586

Takashima S, Paul M, Aghajanian P, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Hartenstein V. (2013). Migration of Drosophila intestinal stem cells across organ boundaries. Development 140:1903-1911

Grigorian M, Liu T, Banerjee U, Hartenstein V. (2013). The proteoglycan Trol controls the architecture of the extracellular matrix and balances proliferation and differentiation of blood progenitors in the Drosophila lymph gland. Dev Biol 223:103-115

Grigorian M, Hartenstein V. (2013). Hematopoiesis and hematopoietic organs in arthropods. Dev Genes Evol 223:103-15

Hartenstein V. (2013). Stem cells in the context of evolution and development. Dev Genes Evol 223:1-3

Takashima S, Gold D, Hartenstein V. (2013). Stem cells and lineages of the intestine: a developmental and evolutionary perspective. Dev Genes Evol 223:85-102

Das A, Gupta T, Davla S, Prieto-Godino LL, Diegelmann S, Reddy OV, Raghavan KV, Reichert H, Lovick J, Hartenstein V. (2013). Neuroblast lineage-specific origin of the neurons of the Drosophila larval olfactory system. Dev Biol 373:322-37


Bailly X, Reichert H, Hartenstein V. (2012). The urbilaterian brain revisited: novel insights into old questions from new flatworm clades. Dev Genes Evol (In Press.)

Schindelin J, Arganda-Carreras I, Frise E, Kaynig V, Longair M, Pietzsch T, Preibisch S, Rueden C, Saalfeld S, Schmid B, Tinevez JY, White DJ, Hartenstein V, Eliceiri K, Tomancak P, Cardona A. (2012). Fiji: an open-source platform for biological-image analysis. Nat Methods 9:676-82.

Cardona A, Saalfeld S, Schindelin J, Arganda-Carreras I, Preibisch S, Longair M, Tomancak P, Hartenstein V, Douglas RJ. (2012). TrakEM2 software for neural circuit reconstruction. PLoS One 7:E38011.

Takashima S, Hartenstein V. (2012). Genetic control of intestinal stem cell specification and development: a comparative view. Stem Cell Rev 8:597-608.


Sprecher SG, Cardona A, Hartenstein V. (2011). The Drosophila larval visual system: high-resolution analysis of a simple visual neuropil. Dev Biol 358:33-43.

Kuales G, De Mulder K, Glashauser J, Salvenmoser W, Takashima S, Hartenstein V, Berezikov E, Salzburger W, Ladurner P. (2011). Boule-like genes regulate male and female gametogenesis in the flatworm Macrostomum lignano. Dev Biol 357:117-31.

Takashima S, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Ortiz PA, Hartenstein V. (2011). A novel tissue in an established model system: the Drosophila pupal midgut. Dev Genes Evol 221:69-81.

Spindler SR, Hartenstein V. (2011). Bazooka mediates secondary axon morphology in Drosophila brain lineages. Neur Dev 6:16.

Grigorian M, Mandal L, Hartenstein V. (2011). Hematopoiesis at the onset of metamorphosis: terminal differentiation and dissociation of the Drosophila lymph gland. Dev Genes Evol (in press).

Hartenstein V. (2011). Morphological diversity and development of glia in Drosophila. Glia (in press).

Takashima S, Adams KL, Ortiz PA, Ying CT, Moridzadeh R, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Hartenstein V. (2011). Development of the Drosophila entero-endocrine lineage and its specification by the Notch signaling pathway. Dev Biol 353: 161-72.

Grigorian M, Mandal L, Hakimi M, Ortiz I, Hartenstein V. (2011). The convergence of Notch and MAPK signaling specifies the blood progenitor fate in the Drosophila mesoderm. Dev Biol 353: 105-118.

Pereanu W, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Lovick J, Spindler S, Hartenstein V. (2011). Lineage-based analysis of the development of the central complex of the Drosophila brain. J Comp Neurol 519(4):661-689.


Cardona A, Saalfeld S, Preibisch S, Schmid B, Cheng A, Pulokas J, Tomancak P, Hartenstein V. (2010). An integrated micro- and macroarchitectural analysis of the Drosophila brain by computer-assisted serial section electron microscopy. PLoS Biol 58(10): e1000502.

Ngo KT, Wang J, Junker M, Kriz S, Vo G, Asem B, Olson JM, Banerjee U, Hartenstein V. (2010). Concomitant requirement for Notch and Jak/Stat signaling during neuro-epithelial differentiation in the Drosophila optic lobe. Dev Biol 346(2):284-295.

Nakanishi N, Yuan D, Hartenstein V, Jacobs DK. (2010). Evolutionary origin of rhopalia: insights from cellular-level analyses of Otx and POU expression patterns in the developing rhopalial nervous system. Evol Dev 12(4):404-415.

PBery A, Cardona A, Martinez P, Hartenstein V. (2010). Structure of the central nervous system of a juvenile acoel, Symsagittifera roscoffensis. Dev Genes Evol 220(3-4):61-76.

Pereanu W, Kumar A, Jennett A, Reichert H, Hartenstein V. (2010). Development-based compartmentalization of the Drosophila central brain. J Comp Neurol 518(15): 2996-3023.

Saalfeld S, Cardona A, Hartenstein V, Tomancák P. (2010). As-rigid-as-possible mosaicking and serial section registration of large ssTEM datasets. Bioinformatics 26(12): i57-63.

Cardona A, Saalfeld S, Arganda I, Pereanu W, Schindelin J, Hartenstein V. (2010). Identifying neuronal lineages of Drosophila by sequence analysis of axon tracts. J Neurosci 30(22): 7538-7553.

Doeffinger C, Hartenstein V, Stollewerk A. (2010). Compartmentalization of the precheliceral neuroectoderm in the spider Cupiennius salei: development of the arcuate body, optic ganglia, and mushroom body. J Comp Neurol 518(13): 2612-2632.

Spindler S, Hartenstein V. (2010). The Drosophila neural lineages: a model system to study brain development and circuitry. Dev Genes Evol 220(1-2):1-10.

Hartenstein V, Takashima S, Adams KL.(2010). Conserved genetic pathways controlling the development of the diffuse endocrine system in vertebrates and Drosophila. Gen Comp Endocrinol 166(3):462-469.


Cardona A, Saalfeld S, Tomancak P, Hartenstein V. (2009). Drosophila Brain Development: Closing the Gap between a Macroarchitectural and Microarchitectural Approach. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. (in press).

Kumar A, Fung S, Lichtneckert R, Reichert H, Hartenstein V. (2009). Arborization pattern of engrailed-positive neural lineages reveal neuromere boundaries in the Drosophila brain neuropil. J Comp Neurol 517(1): 87-104.

Spindler SR, Ortiz I, Fung S, Takashima S, Hartenstein V. (2009). Drosophila cortex and neuropile glia influence secondary axon tract growth, pathfinding, and fasciculation in the developing larval brain. Dev Biol 334(2):355-68.

Evans CJ, Olson JM, Ngo KT, Kim E, Lee NE, Kuoy E, Patananan AN, Sitz D, Tran P, Do MT, Yackle K, Cespedes A, Hartenstein V, Call GB, Banerjee U. (2009). G-TRACE: rapid Gal4-based cell lineage analysis in Drosophila. Nat Methods 6: 603-605.

Nakanishi N, Hartenstein V, Jacobs DK. (2009). Development of the rhopalial nervous system in Aurelia sp.1 (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa). Dev Genes Evol. 219: 301-317.

Larsen C, Shy D, Spindler SR, Fung S, Pereanu W, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Hartenstein V. (2009). Patterns of growth, axonal extension and axonal arborization of neuronal lineages in the developing Drosophila brain. Dev Biol 335(2): 289-304.

Fung S, Wang F, Spindler SR, Hartenstein V. (2009). Drosophila E-cadherin and its binding partner Armadillo/ beta-catenin are required for axonal pathway choices in the developing larval brain. Dev Biol 332(2): 371-382.

Erclik T, Hartenstein V, McInnes RR, Lipshitz HD. (2009). Eye evolution at high resolution: the neuron as a unit of homology. Dev Biol 332(1): 70-79.

Cardona A, Larsen C, Hartenstein V. (2009). Neuronal fiber tracts connecting the brain and ventral nerve cord of the early Drosophila larva. J Comp Neurol 515(4):427-440.

Egger B, Steinke D, Tarui H, De Mulder K, Arendt D, Borgonie G, Funayama N, Gschwentner R, Hartenstein V, Hobmayer B, Hooge M, Hrouda M, Ishida S, Kobayashi C, Kuales G, Nishimura O, Pfister D, Rieger R, Salvenmoser W, Smith J, Technau U, Tyler S, Agata K, Salzburger W, Ladurner P. (2009). To be or not to be a flatworm: the acoel controversy. PLoS One 4(5): e5502.

Saalfeld S, Cardona A, Hartenstein V, Tomancák P. (2009). CATMAID: collaborative annotation toolkit for massive amounts of image data. Bioinformatics 25(15): 1984-1986.


Gibson-Brown JJ, Hartenstein V. (2008). The amphioxus genome sequence illuminates the evolutionary origin of vertebrates. Dev Genes Evol 218(11-12): 575-578.

Yuan D, Nakanishi N, Jacobs DK, Hartenstein V. (2008). Embryonic development and metamorphosis of the scyphozoan Aurelia. Dev Genes Evol 218(10): 525-539.

Nakanishi N, Yuan D, Jacobs DK, Hartenstein V. (2008). Early development, pattern, and reorganization of the planula nervous system in Aurelia (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa). Dev Genes Evol 218(10): 511-524.

Erclik T, Hartenstein V, Lipshitz HD, McInnes RR. (2008). Conserved role of the Vsx genes supports a monophyletic origin for bilaterian visual systems. Curr Biol 18(17): 1278-1287.

Hartenstein V, Spindler S, Pereanu W, Fung S. (2008). The development of the Drosophila larval brain. Adv Exp Med Biol 628: 1-31.

Takashima S, Mkrtchyan M, Younossi-Hartenstein A, Merriam JR, Hartenstein V. (2008). The behaviour of Drosophila adult hindgut stem cells is controlled by Wnt and Hh signalling. Nature 454(7204): 651-655.

Pfister D, De Mulder K, Hartenstein V, Kuales G, Borgonie G, Marx F, Morris J, Ladurner P. (2008). Flatworm stem cells and the germ line: developmental and evolutionary implications of macvasa expression in Macrostomum lignano. Dev Biol 319(1): 146-159.

Roth S, Hartenstein V. (2008). Development of Tribolium castaneum. Dev Genes Evol 218(3-4): 115-118.

Fung S, Wang F, Chase M, Godt D, Hartenstein V. (2008). Expression profile of the cadherin family in the developing Drosophila brain. J Comp Neurol 506(3): 469-488.