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Two-photon imaging from the ventral nerve cord of a walking adult fly:

Taken from:

Ramdya, P &  Dickinson MH, Functional imaging of cervical connective and ventral nerve cord
neural populations in behaving adult Drosophila, In preparation

Two-photon imaging from a pair of Moonwalker Descending Neurons during walking:

Taken from:

Ramdya, P &  Dickinson MH, Functional imaging of cervical connective and ventral nerve cord
neural populations in behaving adult Drosophila, In preparation

A newly discovered Bipod-A gait that is faster than the classic insect tripod gait:

From:

Ramdya P*, Thandiackal R*, Cherney R, Asselborn, T, Benton R, Ijspeert AJ & Floreano D.

Climbing favors the tripod gait over alternative faster insect gaits.
Nature Communications, 17;8:14494. (2017) pdf

Collective avoidance of a noxious odorant:

Taken from:

Ramdya P, Lichocki P, Cruchet S, Frisch L, Tse W, Floreano D & Benton R.

Mechanosensory interactions drive collective behavior in Drosophila.
Nature, 519(7542):233-6. (2015) pdf