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Jonathan Bacon
Professor of Neuroscience (Engineering and Design)
T: +44 (0)1273 872856

Selected publications


Bacon, Jonathan P and Kent, Harry R (2016) Microsco-pi: a novel and inexpensive way of merging biology and IT. School Science Review, 98 (363). pp. 75-82. ISSN 0036-6811

Jezzini, Sami H, Pézier, Adeline P, Bacon, Jonathan P and Blagburn, Jonathan M (2016) Shaking B mediates synaptic coupling between auditory sensory neurons and the giant fiber of drosophila melanogaster. PLoS ONE, 11 (4). e0152211. ISSN 1932-6203

Grinsted, Lena and Bacon, Jonathan P (2014) Animal behaviour: task differentiation by personality in spider groups. Current Biology, 24 (16). R749-R751. ISSN 0960-9822

Mu, Laiyong, Bacon, Jonathan P, Ito, Kei and Strausfeld, Nicholas J (2014) Responses of Drosophila giant descending neurons to visual and mechanical stimuli. Journal of Experimental Biology, 217 (12). pp. 2121-2129. ISSN 0022-0949

Wenseleers, Tom, Bacon, Jonathan P, Alves, Denise A, Couvillon, Margaret J, Kärcher, Martin, Nascimento, Fabio S, Nogueira-Neto, Paulo, Ribeiro, Marcia, Robinson, Elva J H, Tofilski, Adam and Ratnieks, Francis L W (2013) Bourgeois behavior and freeloading in the colonial orb web spider Parawixia bistriata (Araneae, Araneidae). American Naturalist, 182 (1). pp. 120-129. ISSN 0003-0147

Mu, Laiyong, Ito, Kei, Bacon, Jonathan P and Strausfeld, Nicholas J (2012) Optic glomeruli and their inputs in Drosophila share an organizational ground pattern with the antennal lobes. Journal of Neuroscience, 32 (18). pp. 6061-6071. ISSN 0270-6474

Domenici, Paolo, Blagburn, Jonathan M and Bacon, Jonathan M (2011) Animal escapology I: theoretical issues and emerging trends in escape trajectories. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214 (15). pp. 2463-2473. ISSN 0022-0949

Domenici, Paolo, Blagburn, Jonathan M and Bacon, Jonathan P (2011) Animal escapology II: escape trajectory case studies. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214 (15). pp. 2474-2494. ISSN 0022-0949

Nouvellet, P, Bacon, J P and Waxman, D (2010) Testing the level of ant activity associated with quorum sensing: An empirical approach leading to the establishment and test of a null-model. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 266 (4). pp. 573-583. ISSN 0022-5193

Nouvellet, P, Bacon, J P and Waxman, D (2009) Fundamental insights into the random movement of animals from a single distance-related statistic. American Naturalist, 174 (4). pp. 506-514. ISSN 0003-0147

Broom, M, Nouvellet, P, Bacon, J P and Waxman, D (2007) Parameter-free testing of the shape of a probability distribution. BioSystems, 90 (2). pp. 509-515. ISSN 0303-2647