Münch D, Goldschmidt D, Ribeiro C, 2021. Distinct internal states interact to shape food choice by modulating sensorimotor processing at global and local scales. bioRxiv 2021.05.27.445920. 



Carvalho-Santos Z, Cardoso-Figueiredo R, Elias AP, Tastekin I, Baltazar C, Ribeiro C, 2020. Cellular metabolic reprogramming controls sugar appetite in Drosophila. Nature Metabolism 1–16. 

Henriques SF, Dhakan DB, Serra L, Francisco AP, Carvalho-Santos Z, Baltazar C, Elias AP, Anjos M, Zhang T, Maddocks ODK, Ribeiro C, 2020. Metabolic cross-feeding in imbalanced diets allows gut microbes to improve reproduction and alter host behaviour. Nature Communications 11, 4236. 

Ezra-Nevo G, Henriques SF, Ribeiro C, 2020. The diet-microbiome tango: how nutrients lead the gut brain axis. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Brain, gut, and immune system interactions 62, 122–132. 



Münch D, Ezra-Nevo G, Francisco AP, Tastekin I, Ribeiro C, 2020. Nutrient homeostasis — translating internal states to behavior. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Neurobiology of Behavior 60, 67–75.

Henriques SF, Serra L, Francisco AP, Carvalho-Santos Z, Baltazar C, Elias AP, Anjos M, Zhang T, Maddocks ODK, Ribeiro C, 2019. Metabolic cross-feeding allows a gut microbial community to overcome detrimental diets and alter host behaviour. bioRxiv 821892.

Carvalho-Santos Z, Figueiredo RC, Elias AP, Ribeiro C, 2019. Cellular metabolic reprogramming controls sugar appetite. bioRxiv 704783.

Moreira J-M, Itskov PM, Goldschmidt D, Baltazar C, Steck K, Tastekin I, Walker SJ, Ribeiro C, 2019. optoPAD, a closed-loop optogenetics system to study the circuit basis of feeding behaviors. eLife 8, e43924.



Sánchez-Alcañiz, JA, Silbering, AF, Croset, V, Zappia, G, Sivasubramaniam, AK., Abuin, L, Sahai, SY, Münch, D, Steck, K, Auer, TO, Cruchet, S, Neagu-Maier, GL, Sprecher, SG, Ribeiro, C, Yapici, N, Benton, R (2018). An expression atlas of variant ionotropic glutamate receptors identifies a molecular basis of carbonation sensing. Nature Communications 9, 4252. (doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06453-1)

Steck, K, Walker, SJ, Itskov, PM, Baltazar, C, Moreira, JM, Ribeiro, C (2018) Internal amino acid state modulates yeast taste neurons to support protein homeostasis in Drosophila. eLife Sciences 7, e31625. (doi: 10.7554/eLife.31625)



Walker, SJ, Goldschmidt, D, Ribeiro, C (2017) Craving for the future: the brain as a nutritional prediction system. Current Opinion in Insect Science, Global change biology * Molecular physiology 23, 96–103. (doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2017.07.013)

Piper, M, Ribeiro, C (2017) Editorial overview: Molecular physiology: Insect nutrition beyond energy. Current Opinion in Insect Science, Global change biology * Molecular physiology 23, viii–x. (doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2017.11.001)

Carvalho-Santos, Z, Ribeiro, C (2017) Gonadal ecdysone titers are modulated by protein availability but do not impact protein appetite. Journal of Insect Physiology (doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.08.006)

Leitão-Gonçalves R, Carvalho-Santos Z, Francisco AP, Fioreze GT, Anjos M, Baltazar C, Elias AP, Itskov PM, Piper MDW, Ribeiro C. (2017)  Commensal bacteria and essential amino acids control food choice behavior and reproduction. PLoS Biology 25;15(4):e2000862 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2000862)

Piper MD, Soultoukis GA, Blanc E, Mesaros A, Herbert SL, Juricic P, He X, Atanassov I, Salmonowicz H, Yang M, Simpson SJ, Ribeiro C, Partridge L. (2017) Matching Dietary Amino Acid Balance to the In Silico-Translated Exome Optimizes Growth and Reproduction without Cost to Lifespan. Cell Metabolism  25(3):610-621, (doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.02.005)



Corrales-Carvajal VM, Faisal AA, Ribeiro C. (2016) Internal states drive nutrient homeostasis by modulating exploration-exploitation trade-off. Elife 5:e19920, (doi: 10.7554/eLife.19920)

Schwabe L, López-Bendito G, Ribeiro C. (2016) Getting published: how to write a successful neuroscience paper. Eur J Neurosci. 43 (8), (doi:992-6 10.1111/ejn.13215)



Walker SJ, Corrales-Carvajal VM, Ribeiro C. (2015) Postmating Circuitry Modulates Salt Taste Processing to Increase Reproductive Output in Drosophila. Current Biology 25(20):2621-30 (pii: S0960-9822), 01014-3 (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.043)

Ragnhildur Thóra Káradóttir, Johannes J. Letzkus, Manuel Mameli,Carlos Ribeiro (2015) Your ticket to independence: a guide to getting your first Principal Investigator position Eur J Neurosci. 42 (7), 2372-9 (doi: 10.1111/ejn.13048)



Ost A, Lempradl A, Casas E, Weigert M, Tiko T, Deniz M, Pantano L, Boenisch U, Itskov PM, Stoeckius M, Ruf M, Rajewsky N, Reuter G, Iovino N, Ribeiro C, Alenius M, Heyne S, Vavouri T, Pospisilik JA. (2014) Paternal Diet Defines Offspring Chromatin State and Intergenerational Obesity Cell 1589 (6), 1352-64 (doi:10.1016/j.cell.2014.11.005)

Itskov PM, Moreira JM, Vinnik E, Lopes G, Safarik S, Dickinson MH & Ribeiro C. (2014) Automated monitoring and quantitative analysis of feeding behaviour in Drosophila Nature Communications 5 , 4560 (doi:10.1038/ncomms5560)

Herbert SL, Ribeiro C. (2014) Nutrition: Rejection Is the Fly’s Protection Current Biology 24 (7):R278-80 (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.02.043)

Carlos Ribeiro (2014) Q&A – Carlos Ribeiro Curr. Biol. 24 (13), R586-R588 (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.05.053)


Piper, MDW; Blanc, E; Leitão-Goncalves, R; Yang, M; He, X; Linford, NJ; Hoddinott, MP; Hopfen, C; Soultoukis, GA; Niemeyer, C; Kerr, F; Pletcher, SD; Ribeiro, C; Partridge, L (2013) A holidic medium for Drosophila melanogaster Nature Methods (doi:10.1038/nmeth.2731)

Itskov PM, Ribeiro C. (2013) The dilemmas of the gourmet fly: the molecular and neuronal mechanisms of feeding and nutrient decision making in Drosophila. Front Neurosci (7), 12 (doi:10.3389/fnins.2013.00012)


Ribeiro C, Dickson BJ (2010) Sex Peptide Receptor and Neuronal TOR/S6K Signaling Modulate Nutrient Balancing in Drosophila. Current Biology 20 (11), 1000-1005 (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2010.03.061)

Yapici N, Kim YJ, Ribeiro C, Dickson BJ. (2009) A receptor that mediates the post-mating switch in Drosophila reproductive behaviour. Nature 451 , 33-7 (doi:10.1038/nature06483)

Jung AC, Ribeiro C, Michaut L, Certa U, Affolter M (2006) Polychaetoid/ZO-1 is required for cell specification and rearrangement during Drosophila tracheal morphogenesis. Current Biology 16 (12), 1224-1231 (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2006.04.048)

Keleman K, Ribeiro C, Dickson B (2005) Comm function in commissural axon guidance: cell-autonomous sorting of Robo in vivo. Nature Neuroscience 8 (2), 156-163 (doi:10.1038/nn1388)

Ribeiro C, Neumann M, Affolter M (2004) Genetic control of cell intercalation during tracheal morphogenesis in Drosophila. Current Biology 14 (24), 2197-2207 (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2004.11.056)

Jazwinska A, Ribeiro C, Affolter M. (2003) Epithelial tube morphogenesis during Drosophila tracheal development requires Piopio, a luminal ZP protein. Nature Cell Biology 5 (10), 895-901 (doi:10.1038/ncb1049)

Ribeiro C, Petit V and Affolter M (2003) Signaling systems, guided cell migration and organogenesis: insights from genetic studies in Drosophila.Developmental Biology 260 (1), 1-8 (doi:10.1016/S0012-1606(03)00211-2)

Ribeiro C, Ebner A, Affolter M. (2002) In vivo imaging reveals different cellular functions for FGF and Dpp signaling in tracheal branching morphogenesis. Developmental. Developmental Cell 2 , 677-683 (doi:10.1016/S1534-5807(02)00171-5)

Ebner A, Kiefer FN, Ribeiro C, Petit V, Nussbaumer U, Affolter M. (2002) Tracheal development in Drosophila melanogaster as a model system for studying the development of a branched organ. Gene 287 , 55-66 (doi:10.1016/S0378-1119(01)00895-2)

Petit V, Ribeiro C, Ebner A and Affolter M (2002) Regulation of cell migration during tracheal development in Drosophila melanogaster. Int. J. Dev. Biol. 46 , 125-132

Marty T, Vigano MA, Ribeiro C, Nussbaumer U, Grieder NC and Affolter M (2001) A HOX complex, a repressor element and a 50 bp sequence confer regional specificity to a DPP-responsive enhancer. Development 128 , 2833-2845

Ribeiro C. (1998) Keeping the public informed about science–lessons from the Swiss gene protection initiative. Mol Med Today. 1998 Jan;4(1):14.