Dabbara, H; Schultz, A; Im, SH (2021). Drosophila insulin receptor regulates diabetes-induced mechanical nociceptive hypersensitivity. microPublication Biology. 10.17912/micropub.biology.000456

Im S.H.*,Patel A.A., Cox D.N., Galko M.J.*(2018) Drosophila Insulin receptor regulates the persistence of injury-induced nociceptive sensitization.
Disease Models & Mechanisms 11, dmm034231 
*Co-Correspondence– Highlighted for press release (

Jo J.*, Im S.H.*, Babcock D.T., Iyer S.C., Gunawan F., Cox D.N., Galko M.J. (2017) Drosophila caspase activity is required independently of apoptosis to produce active TNF/Eiger during nociceptive sensitization. 
Cell Death and Disease 8:e2786  
*Co-first author

Im S.H., Takle K., Jo J., Babcock D.T., Ma Z., Xiang Y., Galko M.J. (2015) Tachykinin functions upstream of autocrine Hedgehog/Smoothened signaling during tissue damage-induced nociceptive sensitization in Drosophila larvae. 
eLife 4:e10735.

Im S.H. and Galko M.J. (2012) Pokes, sunburn, and hot sauce: Drosophila as an emerging model for the biology of nociception. 
Dev Dyn 241(1):16-26.

Im S.H., Li W., Taghert P.H. (2011) PDFR and CRY signaling converge in a subset of clock neurons to modulate the amplitude and phase of circadian behavior in Drosophila
PLoS One 6(4):e18974.

Im S.H. and Taghert P.H. (2011) Neuroscience: A CRY to rise. 
Science 331(6023):1394-5.

Im S.H.and Taghert P.H. (2010) PDF Receptor Expression Reveals Direct Interactions between Circadian Oscillators in Drosophila.
J Comp Neurol 518(11):1925-1945.

Im S.H.and Lee J. (2005) PLP-1 binds nematode double-stranded telomeric DNA. 
Mol Cells 20(2):297-302.

Lee J., Nam S., Hwang S.B., Hong M., Kwon J.Y., Joeng K.S.,Im S.H., Shim J., Park M.C. (2004) Functional genomic approaches using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegansas a model system. 
J Biochem Mol Biol 37(1):107-13.

Im S.H.and Lee J. (2003) Identification of HMG-5 as a double-stranded telomeric DNA-binding protein in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
FEBS Letters 554(3): 455-461.

Shim J., Im S.H., Lee J. (2003) Tissue-specific expression, heat inducibility, and biological roles of two Hsp16 genes in Caenorhabditis elegans
FEBS Letters 537(1-3): 139-145.