Dr Lucy Heap

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Queensland Brain Institute
+61 7 334 66300



  • Doctor of Philsophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences Honours Class 1, The University of Queensland


  • Tainton-Heap, Lucy A.L., Kirszenblat, Leonie C., Notaras, Eleni T., Grabowska, Martyna J., Jeans, Rhiannon, Feng, Kai, Shaw, Paul J. and van Swinderen, Bruno (2021). A paradoxical kind of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster. Current Biology, 31 (3), 578-590.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.10.081

  • Heap, Lucy (2020). LALTH_CB_2020. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.14264/351118d

  • Heap, Lucy A. L., Vanwalleghem, Gilles, Thompson, Andrew W., Favre-Bulle, Itia A. and Scott, Ethan K. (2018). Luminance changes drive directional startle through a thalamic pathway. Neuron, 99 (2), 293-301.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.06.013

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