Recommended Readings: Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D., February 26

Friday Lecture Series
The Detlev W. Bronk Alumni Lecture, Ph.D. Recruitment Lecture
Friday, February 26
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D.
Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Assistant Professor,
Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior,
The Rockefeller University

Neural Circuits for Adaptive Behaviors

Recommended Readings

Caron, S. J., Ruta, V., Abbott, L. F., & Axel, R. (2013). Random convergence of olfactory inputs in the Drosophila mushroom body. Nature, 497(7447), 113-117. doi: 10.1038/nature12063.

Clowney, E. J., Iguchi, S., Bussell, J. J., Scheer, E., & Ruta, V. (2015). Multimodal chemosensory circuits controlling male courtship in Drosophila. Neuron, 87(5), 1036-1049. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.07.025.

Cohn, R., Morantte, I., & Ruta, V. (2015). Coordinated and compartmentalized neuromodulation shapes sensory processing in Drosophila. Cell, 163(7), 1742-1755. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.11.019.

Recommended Readings: Craig Montell, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Control of Animal Behavior and Decision Making through TRP Channels

Craig Montell, Ph.D., Duggan Professor,

department of molecular, cellular and developmental biology,

University of California, Santa Barbara

 February 8, 2012

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Kwon, Y., Kim, S. H., Ronderos, D. S., Lee, Y., Akitake, B., Woodward, O. M., . . . Montell, C. (2010). Drosophila TRPA1 channel is required to avoid the naturally occurring insect repellent citronellal. Current Biology, 20(18), 1672-1678

Lee, Y., Moon, S. J., & Montell, C. (2009). Multiple gustatory receptors required for the caffeine response in drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(11), 4495-4500

Liu, Z., Wang, X., Yu, Y., Li, X., Wang, T., Jiang, H., . . . Smith, W. W. (2008). A drosophila model for LRRK2-linked parkinsonism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(7), 2693-2698

Montell, C. (2005). The TRP superfamily of cation channels. Science’s STKE [Electronic Resource] : Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment., 2005(272)

Waldo, G. L., Ricks, T. K., Hicks, S. N., Cheever, M. L., Kawano, T., Tsuboi, K., . . . Kendall Harden, T. (2010). Kinetic scaffolding mediated by a phospholipase C-β and G q signaling complex. Science, 330(6006), 974-980


Recommended Readings: Mark Schnitzer, Ph.D.

Special Seminar Series: Neurobiology and Behavior

Of mice, men, and microscopes: watching the brain dynamics of motor control at the cellular scale in behaving subjects

Mark Schnitzer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Biological Sciences and Applied Physics

Stanford School of Medicine

Investigator, HHMI

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.)

Second Floor, Welch Hall

Recommended Articles:

Deisseroth, K., G. Feng, A. K. Majewska, G. Miesenböck, A. Ting, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2006. Next-generation optical technologies for illuminating genetically targeted brain circuits. Journal of Neuroscience. 26(41):10380-10386.

Flusberg, B. A., E. D. Cocker, W. Piyawattanametha, J. C. Jung, E. L. M. Cheung, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2005. Fiber-optic fluorescence imaging. Nature Methods. 2(12):941-950.

Flusberg, B. A., J. C. Jung, E. D. Cocker, E. P. Anderson, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2005. In vivo brain imaging using a portable 3.9 gram two-photon fluorescence microendoscope. Optics Letters. 30(17):2272-2274.
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Flusberg, B. A., A. Nimmerjahn, E. D. Cocker, E. A. Mukamel, R. P. J. Barretto, T. H. Ko, L. D. Burns, J. C. Jung, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2008. High-speed, miniaturized fluorescence microscopy in freely moving mice. Nature Methods5: 935 – 938 .

Jung, J. C., A. D. Mehta, E. Aksay, R. Stepnoski, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2004. In vivo mammalian brain imaging using one- and two-photon fluorescence microendoscopy. Journal of Neurophysiology. 92(5):3121-3133.

Llewellyn, M. E., R. P. J. Barretto, S. L. Delp, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2008. Minimally invasive high-speed imaging of sarcomere contractile dynamics in mice and humans. Nature. 454(7205):784-788.

Mehta, A. D., J. C. Jung, B. A. Flusberg, and M. J. Schnitzer. 2004. Fiber optic in vivo imaging in the mammalian nervous system. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 14(5):617-628.

Miyawaki, A., and M. J. Schnitzer. 2007. New technologies for neuroscience. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 17(5):565-566.