Recommended Readings: Michael W. Young, Ph.D., Monday October 8, 2018

Monday Lectures

Monday, October 8, 2018  4:00 p.m.

Carson Family Auditorium

Michael W. Young, Ph.D.

Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor and Head

Laboratory of Genetics

The Rockefeller University

Genes Controlling Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

Recommended Readings:

Science News

Rosemary Braun. A Simple Blood Test Could Tell You the Time Inside Your Body. September 12, 2018. Discover Magazine

Empirical Articles

Young, Michael W. (2018). Time Travels: A 40-Year Journey from Drosophila’s Clock Mutants to Human Circadian Disorders (Nobel Lecture).  ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION. 57 (36): 11532-11539

Top, Deniz; Young, Michael W. (2018). Coordination between Differentially Regulated Circadian Clocks Generates Rhythmic Behavior. COLD SPRING HARBOR PERSPECTIVES IN BIOLOGY. 10 (7)

Lin, Changfan; Top, Deniz; Manahan, Craig C.; et al. (2018). Circadian clock activity of cryptochrome relies on tryptophan-mediated photoreduction. PNAS. 115 (15): 3822-3827

Top, Deniz; O’Neil, Jenna L.; Merz, Gregory E.; et al. (2018). CK1/Doubletime activity delays transcription activation in the circadian clock. ELIFE. 7

Patke, Alina; Murphy, Patricia J.; Onat, Onur Emre; et al. (2017). Mutation of the Human Circadian Clock Gene CRY1 in Familial Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder. CELL.  169 (2): 203-215

Rogulja, Dragana; Young, Michael W. (2012). Control of Sleep by Cyclin A and Its Regulator. SCIENCE. 335 (6076): 1617-1621  

Zoltowski, Brian D.; Vaidya, Anand T.; Top, Deniz; et al. (2011). Structure of full-length Drosophila cryptochrome. NATURE. 480 (7377): 396-U156

Review Papers

Wijnen, Herman; Naef, Felix; Boothroyd, Catharine; et al. (2006). Control of daily transcript oscillations in Drosophila by light and the circadian clock. PLOS GENETICS. 2 (3): 326-343

Book Chapter

Axelrod, Sofia; Saez, Lino; Young, Michael W. (2015). Studying Circadian Rhythm and Sleep Using Genetic Screens in Drosophila. METHODS IN ENZIMOLOGY. 551: 3-27  

Crane, Brian R.; Young, Michael W. (2014). Interactive Features of Proteins Composing Eukaryotic Circadian Clocks. ANNUAL REVIEW OF BIOCHEMISTRY. 83: 191-219

Recommended Readings: Shai Shaham, Ph.D., Monday April 16, 2018

Monday Lectures

Monday, April 16, 2018  4:00 p.m.

Carson Family Auditorium

Shai Shaham, Ph.D.

Richard E. Salomon Family Professor and Head

Laboratory of Developmental Genetics

The Rockefeller University

Uncovering Cell Death Treasure Hiding in Plain Sight

Recommended Readings:

Science News

Brandon Specktor. See How a Single Cell Dies in Gory, Intricate Detail. (March 28, 2018). Live Science

Empirical Articles

Ghose P, Rashid A, Insley P, Trivedi M, Shah P, Singhal A, Lu Y, Bao Z, Shaham S. (2018). EFF-1 fusogen promotes phagosome sealing during cell process clearance in Caenorhabditis elegans. NATURE CELL BIOLOGY. 20 (4):393-399

Malin, Jennifer A.; Kinet, Maxime J.; Abraham, Mary C.; et al. (2016). Transcriptional control of non-apoptotic developmental cell death in C-elegans. CELL DEATH AND DIFFERENTIATION. 23 (12): 1985-1994

Schwendeman, Andrew R.; Shaham, Shai. (2016). A High-Throughput Small Molecule Screen for C-elegans Linker Cell Death Inhibitors. PLOS ONE. 11 (10) 

Kinet, Maxime J.; Malin, Jennifer A.; Abraham, Mary C.; et al. (2016). HSF-1 activates the ubiquitin proteasome system to promote non-apoptotic developmental cell death in C. elegans. ELIFE. 5

Blum, Elyse S.; Abraham, Mary C.; Yoshimura, Satoshi; et al. (2012). Control of Nonapoptotic Developmental Cell Death in Caenorhabditis elegans by a Polyglutamine-Repeat Protein. SCIENCE. 335 (6071): 970-973

Review Papers

Kutscher, Lena M.; Shaham, Shai (2017). Non-apoptotic cell death in animal development. CELL DEATH AND DIFFERENTIATION. 24 (8): 1326-1336

Blum, Elyse S.; Schwendeman, Andrew R.; Shaham, Shai. (2013). PolyQ disease: misfiring of a developmental cell death program? TRENDS IN CELL BIOLOGY. 23 (4): 168-174  

Book Chapters

Malin, Jennifer Zuckerman; Shaham, Shai. (2015). Cell Death in C. elegans Development. CURRENT TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY. 114: 1-42

Kinet, Maxime J.; Shaham, Shai. (2014). Noncanonical Cell Death in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. METHODS IN ENZYMOLOGY. 545: 157-180

 

Recommended Readings: Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D. Monday April 9, 2018

Monday Lectures

Monday, April 9, 2018  4:00 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D.

Stanley S. and Sydney R. Shuman Associate Professor and Head

Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior

The Rockefeller University

The Evolution of Eusociality in Ants

Recommended Readings:

Science News

Substance that guides ant trail is produced by symbiotic bacteria. April 9, 2018. ScienceDaily

Empirical Articles

von Beeren, Christoph; Brueckner, Adrian; Maruyama, Munetoshi; et al. (2018). Chemical and behavioral integration of army ant-associated rove beetles – a comparison between specialists and generalists. FRONTIERS IN ZOOLOGY. 15

Ulrich, Yuko; Burns, Dominic; Libbrecht, Romain; et al. (2016). Ant larvae regulate worker foraging behavior and ovarian activity in a dose-dependent manner. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY. 70 (7): 1011-1018

Libbrecht, Romain; Oxley, Peter Robert; Keller, Laurent; et al. (2016). Robust DNA Methylation in the Clonal Raider Ant Brain. CURRENT BIOLOGY. 26 (3): 391-395

Oxley, Peter R.; Ji, Lu; Fetter-Pruneda, Ingrid; et al. (2014). The Genome of the Clonal Raider Ant Cerapachys biroi. CURRENT BIOLOGY. 24 (4): 451-458

Abbot, Patrick; Abe, Jun; Alcock, John; et al. (2011). Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. NATURE. 471 (7339): E1-E4  

Review Papers

Trible, Waring; Kronauer, Daniel J. C. (2017). Caste development and evolution in ants: it’s all about size. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY. 220 (1): 53-62

Libbrecht, Romain; Oxley, Peter R.; Kronauer, Daniel J. C.; et al. (2013). Ant genomics sheds light on the molecular regulation of social organization. GENOME BIOLOGY. 14 (7)

Book Chapter

Ivens, Aniek B. F.; von Beeren, Christoph; Bluethgen, Nico; et al. (2016). Studying the Complex Communities of Ants and Their Symbionts Using Ecological Network Analysis. ANNUAL REVIEW OF ENTOMOLOGY. 6: 353-+

 

Recommended Readings: Winrich Freiwald, Ph.D. Friday March 23, 2018

Friday Lectures

Friday, March 23rd, 2018  3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Winrich Freiwald, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Head

Laboratory of Neural Systems

The Rockefeller University

On the Neural Circuits of Social Cognition

Recommended Readings:

Science News

Cory Rosenberg. July 8, 2017. How do we know what other people are thinking? This monkey study may offer clues. Mother Nature Network.

Empirical Articles

Sliwa, J.; Freiwald, W. A. (2017). A dedicated network for social interaction processing in the primate brain. SCIENCE. 356 (6339): 745-+

Landi, Sofia M.; Freiwald, Winrich A. (2017). Two areas for familiar face recognition in the primate brain. SCIENCE. 357 (6351): 591-595   

Schwiedrzik, Caspar M.; Freiwald, Winrich A. (2017). High-Level Prediction Signals in a Low-Level Area of the Macaque Face-Processing Hierarchy. NEURON. 96 (1): 89-+

Fisher, Clark; Freiwald, Winrich A. (2015). Whole-agent selectivity within the macaque face-processing system. PNAS. 112 (47): 14717-14722

Schwiedrzik, Caspar M.; Zarco, Wilbert; Everling, Stefan; et al. (2015). Face Patch Resting State Networks Link Face Processing to Social Cognition. PLOS BIOLOGY. 13 (9) 

Meyers, Ethan M.; Borzello, Mia; Freiwald, Winrich A.; et al. (2017). Intelligent Information Loss: The Coding of Facial Identity, Head Pose, and Non-Face Information in the Macaque Face Patch System. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE. 35 (18): 7069-7081

Freiwald, Winrich A.; Tsao, Doris Y. (2010). Functional Compartmentalization and Viewpoint Generalization Within the Macaque Face-Processing System. SCIENCE. 330 (6005): 845-851

Review Papers

Brecht, Michael; Freiwald, Winrich A. (2012). The many facets of facial interactions in mammals. CURRENT OPINION IN NEUROBIOLOGY. 22 (2): 259-266

Miller, Cory T.; Freiwald, Winrich A.; Leopold, David A.; et al. (2016). Marmosets: A Neuroscientific Model of Human Social Behavior. NEURON. 90 (2): 219-233

Book Chapter

Freiwald, Winrich; Duchaine, Bradley; Yovel, Galit. (2016). Face Processing Systems: From Neurons to Real-World Social Perception.  ANNUAL REVIEW OF NEUROSCIENCE. 39: 325-346

 

Recommended Readings: Erich Jarvis, Ph.D. Friday March 2nd, 2018

Friday Lectures

Friday, March 2nd, 2018  3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Erich Jarvis, Ph.D.

Professor and Head

Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language

The Rockefeller University

Insights from non-human animals into the neurobiology of spoken language 

Recommended Readings:

Science News

Jordana Cepelewicz. In Birds’ Songs, Brains and Genes, He Finds Clues to Speech. (2018, Jan 30). Quanta Magazine

Empirical Articles

Lei, Huimeng; Yan, Zhangming; Sun, Xiaohong; et al. (2017). Axon guidance pathways served as common targets for human speech/language evolution and related disorders. BRAIN AND LANGUAGE. 174: 1-8

Korlach, Jonas; Gedman, Gregory; Kingan, Sarah B.; et al. (2017). De novo PacBio long-read and phased avian genome assemblies correct and add to reference genes generated with intermediate and short reads. GIGASCIENCE. 6 (10)

Chabout, Jonathan; Jones-Macopson, Joshua; Jarvis, Erich D. (2017). Eliciting and Analyzing Male Mouse Ultrasonic Vocalization (USV) Songs. JOVE-JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS. 123  

Chabout, Jonathan; Sarkar, Abhra; Patel, Sheel R.; et al. (2016). A Foxp2 Mutation Implicated in Human Speech Deficits Alters Sequencing of Ultrasonic Vocalizations in Adult Male Mice. FRONTIERS IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE. 10   

Jarvis, Erich D.; Mirarab, Siavash; Aberer, Andre J.; et al. (2014). Whole-genome analyses resolve early branches in the tree of life of modern birds. SCIENCE. 346 (6215): 1320-1331

Pfenning, Andreas R.; Hara, Erina; Whitney, Osceola; et al. (2014). Convergent transcriptional specializations in the brains of humans and song-learning birds. SCIENCE. 346 (6215): 1333-+

Review Papers

Theofanopoulou, Constantina; Boeckx, Cedric; Jarvis, Erich D. (2017). A hypothesis on a role of oxytocin in the social mechanisms of speech and vocal learning. PNAS. 284 (1861)

Simonyan, Kristina; Horwitz, Barry; Jarvis, Erich D. (2012). Dopamine regulation of human speech and bird song: A critical review. BRAIN AND LANGUAGE. 122 (3): 142-150

Book Chapter

Jarvis, Erich D. (2016). Perspectives from the Avian Phylogenomics Project: Questions that Can Be Answered with Sequencing All Genomes of a Vertebrate Class. ANNUAL REVIEW OF ANIMAL BIOSCIENCES. 4: 45-59

 

Recommended Readings: Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D., Friday September 15th, 2017

Friday Lectures

Friday, September 15, 2017  3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D.

Stanley S. and Sydney R. Shuman Assistant Professor and Head

Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior

The Rockefeller University

Communication and Social Behavior in Ants

Recommended Readings:

News provided by NYU Langone Health (2017). Mutant Ants provide insights into social interaction.

Trible, Waring; Olivos-Cisneros, Leonora; McKenzie, Sean K.; et al. (2017). orco Mutagenesis Causes Loss of Antennal Lobe Glomeruli and Impaired Social Behavior in Ants. CELL. 170 (4): 727-+  

McKenzie, Sean K.; Fetter-Pruneda, Ingrid; Ruta, Vanessa; et al. (2016). Transcriptomics and neuroanatomy of the clonal raider ant implicate an expanded clade of odorant receptors in chemical communication. PNAS. 113 (49): 14091-14096

Leonhardt, Sara Diana; Menzel, Florian; Nehring, Volker; et al. (2016). Ecology and Evolution of Communication in Social Insects. CELL. 164 (6): 1277-1287

Oxley, Peter R.; Ji, Lu; Fetter-Pruneda, Ingrid; et al. (2014). The Genome of the Clonal Raider Ant Cerapachys biroi. CURRENT BIOLOGY. 24 (4): 451-458  

Sumner, Seirian (2014). The importance of genomic novelty in social evolution. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY. 23 (1): 26-28

 

Recommended Readings: Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D., Monday May 1, 2017

Monday Lectures

Monday, May 1, 2017  3:45 p.m.

Carson Family Auditorium

Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Head,

Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics

The Rockefeller University

Optical Tools for Unraveling Whole-brain Neuronal Circuit Dynamics Underlying Behavior

Recommended Readings:

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20170302/Advances-in-optogenetics.aspx

http://news.mit.edu/2017/multifunctional-tiny-fibers-brain-0221

Prevedel, Robert; Verhoef, Aart J.; Pernia-Andrade, Alejandro J.; et al. (2016).  Fast volumetric calcium imaging across multiple cortical layers using sculpted light. NATURE METHODS. 13(12): 1021-U215

Rupprecht, Peter; Prevedel, Robert; Groessl, Florian; et al. (2015). Optimizing and extending light-sculpting microscopy for fast functional imaging in neuroscience. BIOMEDICAL OPTICS EXPRESS. 6(2): 353-368

Prevedel, Robert; Yoon, Young-Gyu; Hoffmann, Maximilian; et al. (2014). Simultaneous whole-animal 3D imaging of neuronal activity using light-field microscopy. NATURE METHODS. 11(7): 727-U161

Schrodel, Tina; Prevedel, Robert; Aumayr, Karin; et al. (2013). Brain-wide 3D imaging of neuronal activity in Caenorhabditis elegans with sculpted light. NATURE METHODS. 10(10)1013-+

Fenno, Lief; Yizhar, Ofer; Deisseroth, Karl. (2011). The Development and Application of Optogenetics.  ANNUAL REVIEW OF NEUROSCIENCE. 34: 389-412

Andrasfalvy, Bertalan K.; Zemelman, Boris V.; Tang, Jianyong; et al. (2010).Two-photon single-cell optogenetic control of neuronal activity by sculpted light. PNAS. 107(26): 11981-11986