Joel Levine

faculty_img Academic Title: Professor

Campus: UTM

CSB Appointment: Cross Appointment

Primary Undergraduate Department:
Biology, UTM

Graduate Programs:
Cell & Systems Biology

Titles and Honors:

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Mechanisms and Features of Social Behaviour

Senior Fellow in the CIFAR program on Child and Brain Development


Academic or Administrative Appointments:


Education:  PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993

 

Mailing Address
Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
Canada

 

Contact Information
Office phone: 905-569-4931
Office: DV 3045
Lab: DV 3092E/1007
Lab phone: 905-828-5387
Email: joel.levine@utoronto.ca
URL: www.levinelab.com

 

Research Areas
 Mechanisms of Social Behaviour and Circadian Clocks

 

Research

 

Publications

2014

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Neural circuits: anatomy of a sexual behavior.Krupp JJ, Levine JD.Curr. Biol. 2014 Apr;24(8):R327-9
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2013

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Regulation of onset of female mating and sex pheromone production by juvenile hormone in Drosophila melanogaster.Bilen J, Atallah J, Azanchi R, Levine JD, Riddiford LM.Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013 Nov;110(45):18321-6
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Pigment-dispersing factor modulates pheromone production in clock cells that influence mating in drosophila.Krupp JJ, Billeter JC, Wong A, Choi C, Nitabach MN, Levine JD.Neuron 2013 Jul;79(1):54-68
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Socially synchronized circadian oscillators.Bloch G, Herzog ED, Levine JD, Schwartz WJ.Proc. Biol. Sci. 2013 Aug;280(1765):20130035
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Drosophila melanogaster males increase the number of sperm in their ejaculate when perceiving rival males.Garbaczewska M, Billeter JC, Levine JD.J. Insect Physiol. 2013 Mar;59(3):306-10
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Who is he and what is he to you? Recognition in Drosophila melanogaster.Billeter JC, Levine JD.Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 2013 Feb;23(1):17-23
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2012

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One, two, and many--a perspective on what groups of Drosophila melanogaster can tell us about social dynamics.Schneider J, Atallah J, Levine JD.Adv. Genet. 2012;77:59-78
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Social structures depend on innate determinants and chemosensory processing in Drosophila.Schneider J, Dickinson MH, Levine JD.Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012 Oct;109 Suppl 2:17174-9
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Carotenoid based bio-compatible labels for third harmonic generation microscopy.Tokarz D, Cisek R, Garbaczewska M, Sandkuijl D, Qiu X, Stewart B, Levine JD, Fekl U, Barzda V.Phys Chem Chem Phys 2012 Aug;14(30):10653-61
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Drosophila melanogaster females change mating behaviour and offspring production based on social context.Billeter JC, Jagadeesh S, Stepek N, Azanchi R, Levine JD.Proc. Biol. Sci. 2012 Jun;279(1737):2417-25
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2011

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Hierarchical chemosensory regulation of male-male social interactions in Drosophila.Wang L, Han X, Mehren J, Hiroi M, Billeter JC, Miyamoto T, Amrein H, Levine JD, Anderson DJ.Nat. Neurosci. 2011 Jun;14(6):757-62
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2010

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Pheromonal and behavioral cues trigger male-to-female aggression in Drosophila.Fernández MP, Chan YB, Yew JY, Billeter JC, Dreisewerd K, Levine JD, Kravitz EA.PLoS Biol. 2010;8(11):e1000541
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Dissection of oenocytes from adult Drosophila melanogaster.Krupp JJ, Levine JD.J Vis Exp 2010;(41)
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Biological rhythms: the taste-time continuum.Krupp JJ, Levine JD.Curr. Biol. 2010 Feb;20(4):R147-9
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2009

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Specialized cells tag sexual and species identity in Drosophila melanogaster.Billeter JC, Atallah J, Krupp JJ, Millar JG, Levine JD.Nature 2009 Oct;461(7266):987-91
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Chemical signalling: laser on the fly reveals a new male-specific pheromone.Levine JD, Millar JG.Curr. Biol. 2009 Aug;19(15):R653-5
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2008

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Social experience modifies pheromone expression and mating behavior in male Drosophila melanogaster.Krupp JJ, Kent C, Billeter JC, Azanchi R, So AK, Schonfeld JA, Smith BP, Lucas C, Levine JD.Curr. Biol. 2008 Sep;18(18):1373-83
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Social context influences chemical communication in D. melanogaster males.Kent C, Azanchi R, Smith B, Formosa A, Levine JD.Curr. Biol. 2008 Sep;18(18):1384-9
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Glia and romance.Levine JD.Nat. Neurosci. 2008 Jan;11(1):8-10
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2007

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Generalization of courtship learning in Drosophila is mediated by cis-vaccenyl acetate.Ejima A, Smith BP, Lucas C, van der Goes van Naters W, Miller CJ, Carlson JR, Levine JD, Griffith LC.Curr. Biol. 2007 Apr;17(7):599-605
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2006

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Sex cells: dissecting the functions of fruitless isoforms.Douglas SJ, Levine JD.Curr. Biol. 2006 Jun;16(11):R405-7
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2005

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Sequential learning of pheromonal cues modulates memory consolidation in trainer-specific associative courtship conditioning.Ejima A, Smith BP, Lucas C, Levine JD, Griffith LC.Curr. Biol. 2005 Feb;15(3):194-206
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2004

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Sharing time on the fly.Levine JD.Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 2004 Apr;16(2):210-6
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Flies by night: Effects of changing day length on Drosophila's circadian clock.Shafer OT, Levine JD, Truman JW, Hall JC.Curr. Biol. 2004 Mar;14(5):424-32
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2003

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Drosophila free-running rhythms require intercellular communication.Peng Y, Stoleru D, Levine JD, Hall JC, Rosbash M.PLoS Biol. 2003 Oct;1(1):E13
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Constructing a feedback loop with circadian clock molecules from the silkmoth, Antheraea pernyi.Chang DC, McWatters HG, Williams JA, Gotter AL, Levine JD, Reppert SM.J. Biol. Chem. 2003 Oct;278(40):38149-58
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2002

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Resetting the circadian clock by social experience in Drosophila melanogaster.Levine JD, Funes P, Dowse HB, Hall JC.Science 2002 Dec;298(5600):2010-2
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Advanced analysis of a cryptochrome mutation's effects on the robustness and phase of molecular cycles in isolated peripheral tissues of Drosophila.Levine JD, Funes P, Dowse HB, Hall JC.BMC Neurosci 2002 Apr;3:5
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Signal analysis of behavioral and molecular cycles.Levine JD, Funes P, Dowse HB, Hall JC.BMC Neurosci 2002;3:1
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