Jeffrey Donlea, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Neurobiology

Member, Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology GPB Home Area

Neuroscience GPB Home Area

Contact Information

Work Phone Number: (310) 206-7586

Mailing Address:

650 Charles E. Young Drive South, CHS 63-251
Los Angeles, CA 90095


A selected list of publications:

Diogo Pimentel*, Jeffrey M. Donlea*, Clifford B. Talbot, Seoho M. Song, Alexander J. F. Thurston & Gero Miesenböck   Operation of a homeostatic sleep switch Nature, 2016; .
Stephane Dissel, Veena Angadi, Leonie Kirszenblat, Yasuko Suzuki, Jeff Donlea, Markus Klose, Zachary Koch, Denis English, Raphaelle Winsky-Sommerer, Bruno van Swinderen, Paul J Shaw   Sleep restores behavioral plasticity to Drosophila mutants Current biology, 2015; 25(10): 1270-81.
Jeffrey M Donlea, Narendrakumar Ramanan, Neal Silverman, Paul J Shaw   Genetic rescue of functional senescence in synaptic and behavioral plasticity Sleep, 2014; 37(9): 1427-37.
Jeffrey M Donlea*, Diogo Pimentel*, Gero Miesenboeck   Neuronal machinery of sleep homeostasis in Drosophila Neuron, 2014; 81(4): 860-72.
Jeffrey Donlea*, Averi Leahy*, Matthew S Thimgan, Yasuo Suzuki, Bryon N Hughson, Marla B Sokolowski, Paul J Shaw   Foraging alters resilience/vulnerability to sleep disruption and starvation in Drosophila Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2012; 109(7): 2613-8.
Jeffrey M Donlea, Matthew S Thimgan, Yasuo Suzuki, Laura Gottschalk, Paul J Shaw   Inducing sleep by remote control facilitates memory consolidation in Drosophila Science, 2011; 332(6037): 1571-6.
Laurent Seugnet, Yasuo Suzuki, Jeff M Donlea, Laura Gottschalk, Paul J Shaw   Sleep deprivation during early-adult development results in long-lasting learning deficits in adult Drosophila Sleep, 2011; 34(2): 137-46.
Jeffrey M Donlea, Paul J Shaw   Sleeping together using social interactions to understand the role of sleep in plasticity Advances in genetics, 2009; 68(5923): 57-81.
Jeffrey M Donlea, Narendrakumar Ramanan, Paul J Shaw   Use-dependent plasticity in clock neurons regulates sleep need in Drosophila Science, 2009; 324(5923): 105-8.
Indrani Ganguly-Fitzgerald, Jeff Donlea, Paul J Shaw   Waking experience affects sleep need in Drosophila Science, 2006; 313(5794): 1775-81.