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Iris Titos Vivancos

Iris Titos Vivancos, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Psychiatry

Divisions: Adult Psychiatry

Academic Office Information

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training Pompeu Fabra University
Pompeu Fabra University
Undergraduate Pompeu Fabra University

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Shekhar S, Moehlman AT, Park B, Ewnetu M, Tracy C, Titos I, Pawowski K, Tagliabracci VS, Krmer H (2023). Allnighter pseudokinase-mediated feedback links proteostasis and sleep in Drosophila. Nat Commun, 14(1), 2932. (Read full article)
  2. Titos I, Juginovi A, Vaccaro A, Nambara K, Gorelik P, Mazor O, Rogulja D (2023). A gut-secreted peptide suppresses arousability from sleep. Cell, 186(7), 1382-1397.e21. (Read full article)
  3. Schellinger JN, Sun Q, Pleinis JM, An SW, Hu J, Mercenne G, Titos I, Huang CL, Rothenfluh A, Rodan AR (2022). Chloride oscillation in pacemaker neurons regulates circadian rhythms through a chloride-sensing WNK kinase signaling cascade. Curr Biol, 32(6), 1429-1438.e6. (Read full article)
  4. Titos I, Ivanova T, Mendoza M (2014). Chromosome length and perinuclear attachment constrain resolution of DNA intertwines. J Cell Biol, 206(6), 719-33. (Read full article)
  5. Neurohr G, Naegeli A, Titos I, Theler D, Greber B, Dez J, Gabaldn T, Mendoza M, Barral Y (2011). A midzone-based ruler adjusts chromosome compaction to anaphase spindle length. Science, 332(6028), 465-8. (Read full article)


  1. Philyaw TJ, Rothenfluh A, Titos I (2022). The Use of Drosophila to Understand Psychostimulant Responses. [Review]. Biomedicines, 10(1). (Read full article)


  1. Titos I, Rothenfluh A (2021). From single flies to many genes: Using Drosophila to explore the genetics of psychostimulant consumption. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 118(31). (Read full article)
  2. Chvilicek MM, Titos I, Rothenfluh A (2020). The Neurotransmitters Involved in Drosophila Alcohol-Induced Behaviors. Front Behav Neurosci, 14, 607700. (Read full article)
  3. Titos I, Crickmore MA, Rogulja D (2016). Neuroscience: Suppressing One Drive for a Chance to Satisfy Another. Curr Biol, 26(7), R282-3. (Read full article)