Neil J Vickers

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Defining a synthetic pheromone blend attractive to male Heliothis subflexa under wind tunnel conditions
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:1255-67. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Winging it: moth flight behavior and responses of olfactory neurons are shaped by pheromone plume dynamics
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Room 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Chem Senses 31:155-66. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of animal navigation in odor plumes
    N J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Biol Bull 198:203-12. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of olfactory preferences III. Processing of pheromonal signals in the antennal lobe of Heliothis subflexa x Heliothis virescens hybrid male moths
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 68:90-108. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of olfactory preferences I. Pheromone-mediated behavioral responses of Heliothis subflexa x Heliothis virescens hybrid male moths
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 68:63-74. 2006
  6. pmc Plasticity in central olfactory processing and pheromone blend discrimination following interspecies antennal imaginal disc transplantation
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Comp Neurol 491:141-56. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Consequences of interspecies antennal imaginal disc transplantation on organization of olfactory glomeruli and pheromone blend discrimination
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Comp Neurol 466:377-88. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional divergence of spatially conserved olfactory glomeruli in two related moth species
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Chem Senses 28:325-38. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Odour-plume dynamics influence the brain's olfactory code
    N J Vickers
    Arizona Research Laboratories Division of Neurobiology, The University of Arizona, PO Box 210077, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Nature 410:466-70. 2001
  10. pmc Female pheromones modulate flight muscle activation patterns during preflight warm-up
    José G Crespo
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurophysiol 110:862-71. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Defining a synthetic pheromone blend attractive to male Heliothis subflexa under wind tunnel conditions
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:1255-67. 2002
    ..subflexa males. The effects of Z11-16:Ac are more subtle, but at the dosage tested in these experiments, this compound does not have an antagonistic effect on upwind flight and source location by H. subflexa males...
  2. ncbi request reprint Winging it: moth flight behavior and responses of olfactory neurons are shaped by pheromone plume dynamics
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Room 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Chem Senses 31:155-66. 2006
    ..The mechanisms underlying olfactory processing of these signals with respect to their biological and physical properties are discussed in the context of a behavioral framework...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of animal navigation in odor plumes
    N J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Biol Bull 198:203-12. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of olfactory preferences III. Processing of pheromonal signals in the antennal lobe of Heliothis subflexa x Heliothis virescens hybrid male moths
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 68:90-108. 2006
    ..subflexa males, signifying a dominant effect of H. subflexa genes. These results indicate that the behavioral phenotype of hybrid males can be linked to underlying central olfactory characteristics...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of olfactory preferences I. Pheromone-mediated behavioral responses of Heliothis subflexa x Heliothis virescens hybrid male moths
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 68:63-74. 2006
    ..subflexa dominant); (3) were not adversely affected by the presence of Z11-16:Ac (H. subflexa dominant). The behavioral response phenotype of hybrid males was therefore influenced by genetic factors inherited from both parental species...
  6. pmc Plasticity in central olfactory processing and pheromone blend discrimination following interspecies antennal imaginal disc transplantation
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Comp Neurol 491:141-56. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Consequences of interspecies antennal imaginal disc transplantation on organization of olfactory glomeruli and pheromone blend discrimination
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Comp Neurol 466:377-88. 2003
    ..These data indicate a plasticity in developmental pathways regulating the expression of peripheral olfactory receptor neurons and in the glomerular processing of species-specific olfactory information...
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional divergence of spatially conserved olfactory glomeruli in two related moth species
    Neil J Vickers
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Chem Senses 28:325-38. 2003
    ..Hence, as these two species diverged, changes in the association of satellite MGC glomeruli with particular odorants have occurred without a measurable change in the anatomical arrangement of the glomerular array...
  9. ncbi request reprint Odour-plume dynamics influence the brain's olfactory code
    N J Vickers
    Arizona Research Laboratories Division of Neurobiology, The University of Arizona, PO Box 210077, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Nature 410:466-70. 2001
    ..The timing of output neuron activity is constantly modulated to reflect ongoing changes in stimulus intensity and dynamics that occur on a millisecond timescale...
  10. pmc Female pheromones modulate flight muscle activation patterns during preflight warm-up
    José G Crespo
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Neurophysiol 110:862-71. 2013
    ..This result suggests that the activation rate is determined by a temperature-dependent oscillator, which is not affected by the olfactory stimulus, but activation of motor units is modulated during each cycle. ..
  11. pmc A specific male olfactory sensillum detects behaviorally antagonistic hairpencil odorants
    N K Hillier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Room 201 South Biology, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Insect Sci 7:4. 2007
    ..Thus, male-male flight antagonism in H. virescens appears to be mediated by this particular sensillum type...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physiology and antennal lobe projections of olfactory receptor neurons from sexually isomorphic sensilla on male Heliothis virescens
    N K Hillier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Room 201 South Biology, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:649-63. 2007
    ..virescens supports the notion that glomeruli at the base of the antennal nerve are associated with conspecific and interspecific odorants, whereas those located medially are associated with plant volatiles...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of heliothine hairpencil compounds in female Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) behavior and mate acceptance
    N K Hillier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Room 201 South Biology, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Chem Senses 29:499-511. 2004
    ..zea hairpencil extracts did not restore mate acceptance. This study suggests that odors released by male hairpencils are important in mate acceptance by female H. virescens, and may play a role in mate choice and species isolation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physiology and glomerular projections of olfactory receptor neurons on the antenna of female Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) responsive to behaviorally relevant odors
    N K Hillier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Room 201 South Biology, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 192:199-219. 2006
    ..This information provides insight into the representation of behaviorally relevant odorants in the female moth olfactory system...
  15. pmc Pheromone mediated modulation of pre-flight warm-up behavior in male moths
    José G Crespo
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:2203-9. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Antennal lobe organization in the slender pigeon louse, Columbicola columbae (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera)
    José G Crespo
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84112, USA
    Arthropod Struct Dev 41:227-30. 2012
    ..The diffuse or aglomerular antennal lobe organization found in these two Paraneopteran insect orders might represent an independently evolved reduction due to similar ecological constraints...
  17. ncbi request reprint Glomerular targets of Heliothis subflexa male olfactory receptor neurons housed within long trichoid sensilla
    Seong Gyu Lee
    Department of Entomology, Chemical Ecology Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Chem Senses 31:821-34. 2006
    ....