Recommended Readings: David Schneider, Ph.D., March 14

Special Seminar
Friday, March 14
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC)

David Schneider, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Neurobiology,
Duke University

Sensory and Motor Circuits for Listening and Learning

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Nelson, A., Schneider, D. M., Takatoh, J., Sakurai, K., Wang, F., & Mooney, R. (2013). A circuit for motor cortical modulation of auditory cortical activity. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(36), 14342-14353. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2275-13.2013.

Schneider, D. M., Nelson, A., & Mooney, R. (2014). A synaptic and circuit basis for corollary discharge in the auditory cortex. Nature, 513(7517), 189-194. doi: 10.1038/nature13724.

Schneider, D. M., & Woolley, S. M. (2013). Sparse and background-invariant coding of vocalizations in auditory scenes. Neuron, 79(1), 141-152. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.04.038.

Review Paper

Schneider, D. M., & Mooney, R. (2015). Motor-related signals in the auditory system for listening and learning. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 33, 78-84. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2015.03.004.

Recommended Readings: Natasha Mhatre, Ph.D., May 13, 2015

Special Seminar
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC)

Natasha Mhatre, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
University of Toronto at Scarborough

The Sensory Ecology and Evolutionary Origins of Actively Amplified Mechanotransduction:
From Insects to Algae

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Mhatre, N., Montealegre-Z, F., Balakrishnan, R., & Robert, D. (2012). Changing resonator geometry to boost sound power decouples size and song frequency in a small insect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(22), E1444–E1452. doi:10.1073/pnas.1200192109

Mhatre, N., & Robert, D. (2013). A tympanal insect ear exploits a critical oscillator for active amplification and tuning. Current Biology, 23(19), 1952–1957. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2013.08.028

Rajaraman, K., Mhatre, N., Jain, M., Postles, M., Balakrishnan, R., & Robert, D. (2013). Low pass filters and differential tympanal tuning in a paleotropical bushcricket with an unusually low frequency call. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216(5), 777–787. doi:10.1242/jeb.078352

Review Paper

Mhatre, N. (2015). Active amplification in insect ears: mechanics, models and molecules. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 201(1), 19–37. doi:10.1007/s00359-014-0969-0