Natesan, D., Saxena, N., Ekeberg, O and Sane, S.P.* (2019) Tuneable reflexes control antennal positioning in flying hawkmoths. Nature Communications 10 (1), 1-15


Liu, P., Sane, S.P., Mongeau, J-Mi, Zhao, J., Cheng, B* (2019) Flies land upside down on a ceiling using rapid visually-mediated rotational maneuvers. Science Advances 5 (10), eaax1877


Balebail, S., Raja, S. K., & Sane, S. P.* (2019). Landing maneuvers of houseflies on vertical and inverted surfaces. PloS one, 14(8), e0219861.


Sant, H.H. and Sane, S.P *(2019) A comparative study of antennal mechanosensors in insects (Book Chapter in Indian Insects: Diversity and Science,  CRC Press)


Manjila, S., Kuruvilla, M., Ferveur J-F, Sane, S.P. and Hasan, G*. (2019). Extended flight bouts require disinhibition from GABAergic Mushroom Body neurons. Current Biology, Volume 29, Issue 2, 21 January 2019, Pages 283-293.e5


Burrows, M.*, Ghosh, A., Yeshwanth, H.M., Dorosenko, M., & Sane S.P. (2019).Effectiveness and efficiency of two distinct mechanisms for take-off in a derbid planthopper insect


Dahake, A., Stoeckl, A.*, Foster, J., Sane, S.P., & Kelber, A. (2018).The roles of vision and antennal mechanoreception in hawkmoth flight control. eLife 2018;7:e37606


Palavalli-Nettimi, R., & Sane, S. P. (2018). Fairyflies. Current Biology, 28(23), R1331-R1332


Sant, H.H. & Sane, S. P.* (2018).The Mechanosensory-Motor Apparatus of Antennae in the Oleander hawk moth (Daphnis nerii, Lepidoptera). Journal of Comparative Neurology 2018;526:2215–2230

Saxena, N., Natesan, D., & Sane, S. P. *(2018). Odor source localization in complex visual environments by fruit flies. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221(2), jeb172023.

Houot, B., Cazalé-Debat, L., Fraichard, S., Everaerts, C., Saxena, N., Sane, S. P., & Ferveur, J. F. F.* (2017).Gene regulation and species-specific evolution of free-flight odor-tracking in Drosophila. Molecular biology and evolution 35 (1), 3-15

Deora, T., Gundiah, N and Sane, S.P. * (2017) Mechanics of the thorax in flies Journal of Experimental Biology 220 (8), 1382-1395

Sane, S.P. * (2017) Eppur si vola (and yet it flies) Journal of Experimental Biology 220 (4), 514-516


Sane, S. P. * (2017) Q & A (an interview) Current Biology, 27 (2), pR47–R49

Sane, S. P.* (2016) Neurobiology and biomechanics of flight in miniature insects Current Opinions in Neurobiology, 41, 158–166

Reynolds, A.M., Reynolds, D.R., Sane, S.P., Gao, H. and Chapman, JW.* (2016) Orientation in high-migrating insects in relation to flows: mechanisms and strategies
Philosophical Transactions to the Royal Society of London B, 371: 20150392.

Khurana, T.R., Sane, S.P. * (2016) Airflow and optic flow mediates antennal positioning in flying honeybees eLife 5, e14449

Sane, S.P.* (2016) Bioinspiration and Biomimicry: What Can Engineers Learn from Biologists? 淡江理工學刊 (Journal of Applied Science and Engineering) 19 (1), 1-6


Krishnan,A., Sane, S.P. (2015) Antennal Mechanosensors and Their Evolutionary Antecedents Advances in Insect Physiology 49, 59-99


Liu, Y., Cheng, B., Sane, S.P., Deng, X.* (2015) Aerodynamics of dynamic wing flexion in translating wings Experiments in Fluids 56 (6), 1-15


Deora, T., Singh, A.K. and Sane, S.P.* (2015) Biomechanical basis of wing and haltere coordination in flies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201412279


Sadaf, S., Reddy O.V.,  Sane, S.P. and Hasan, G* (2015) Neural control of wing coordination in flies. Current Biology 25 (1), 80-86.


Dieudonne, A, Daniel, T.L. and Sane, S.P.* (2014) Encoding properties of the mechanosensory neurons in the Johnston's organ of the hawk moth, Manduca sexta.
Journal of Experimental Biology 217, 3045-3056


Parween, R*; Pratap, R.; Deora, T. and Sane, S.P. (2014). Modeling strain sensing by the gyroscopic halteres in the Dipteran soldier fly, Hermetia illucens.
Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines 42 (3), 371-385


Krishnan, A. and Sane, S.P.* (2014) Visual feedback influences antennal positioning in flying hawk moths. Journal of Experimental Biology 217, 908-917


Truong, TQ; Phan, VH; Sane S.P. and Park, HC*  (2014) Pitching moment generation in an insect-mimicking flapping-wing system. Journal of Bionic Engineering 11  36–51


Cheng, B; Sane, S.P.; Barbera, G.; Troolin, D.R.; Strand, T. and Deng, X* (2013) Three-dimensional flow visualization and vorticity dynamics in revolving wings.
Experiments in Fluids 54:1423.


Krishnan, A; Prabhakar, S.; Sudarsan, S. and Sane, S. P.* (2012) Neural mechanisms of antennal positioning in flying moths. Journal of Experimental Biology 215, 3096-3105


Sane, S.P.* and Singh, A.K. (2011) Water movement in vascular plants - a primer. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science 91 (3): 233-242


Zhao, L.; Deng, X* and Sane, S.P.* (2011). Modulation of leading edge vorticity and aerodynamic forces in flexible flapping wings. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics 6 (2011) 036007.


Singh, A.K, Prabhakar, S and Sane, S. P.* (2011). The biomechanics of fast prey capture by aquatic bladderworts. Biology Letters, 7, 547-550.


Sane, S. P. (2011). Steady or Unsteady? Uncovering the aerodynamic mechanisms of insect flight. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214, 349-351


Sane S.P.*, Srygley R.B., Dudley R. (2010) Antennal regulation of migratory flight in the neotropical moth, Urania fulgens. Biology Letters 6: 406-409


Zhao L, Huang Q, Deng X* and Sane, S.P.* (2010) Aerodynamic effects of flexibility in flapping wings. Journal of The Royal Society Interface 7: 485-497


Sane S.P.* and McHenry M.J. (2009) The biomechanics of sensory organs. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49(6):i8-i23.


Daniel, T.L.*, Dieudonne, A., Fox J.L., Myhrvold C.A., Sane S.P., Wark B. (2008). Inertial guidance systems in insects: from the neurobiology to the structural mechanics of biological gyroscopes. Navigation 55(4): 235-240


Sane, S. P.*, Dieudonne, A., Willis, M. A. and Daniel, T. L. (2007). Antennal mechanosensors mediate flight control in moths. Science 315, 863-866.


Sane, S.P.* (2006) Self-generated airflow in flying insects I. Theoretical modeling of induced airflow. Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 32-42


Sane, S.P.* and Jacobson, N. (2006) Self-generated airflow in flying insects II. Measurement of induced flow. Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 43- 56.


Lehmann, F.O.*; Sane, S.P.; Dickinson, M.H. (2005) The aerodynamic effects of wing-wing interaction in flapping insect wings. Journal of Experimental Biology 208, 3075-3092


Sane S.P.* (2003) The Aerodynamics of Insect Flight. Journal of Experimental Biology 206, 4191-4208


Sane, S.P.*; Dickinson, M.H. (2002) The aerodynamic effects of wing rotation and a revised quasi-steady model of flapping flight. Journal of Experimental Biology 205, 1087-1096.


Sane, S.P.*; Dickinson, M.H. (2001) The control of flight force by a flapping wing: Lift and drag production. Journal of Experimental Biology 204, 2607-2626.


Dickinson, M.H.*; Lehmann, F.O.; Sane, S.P. (1999) Wing rotation and the aerodynamic basis of insect flight. Science, 284 5422: 1954-1960.


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