Recommended Readings: Cori Bargmann, Ph.D., April 4

Monday Lecture Series
Monday, April 4
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC)

Cori Bargmann, Ph.D.
Torsten N. Wiesel Professor and Head,
Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior,
The Rockefeller University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Themes and variations in circuits and behavior

Recommended Readings

Empirical Papers

Flavell, S. W., Pokala, N., Macosko, E. Z., Albrecht, D. R., Larsch, J., & Bargmann, C. I. (2013). Serotonin and the neuropeptide PDF initiate and extend opposing behavioral states in C. elegans. Cell, 154(5), 1023-1035. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.08.001.

Gordus, A., Pokala, N., Levy, S., Flavell, S. W., & Bargmann, C. I. (2015). Feedback from network states generates variability in a probabilistic olfactory circuit. Cell, 161(2), 215-227. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.02.018.

Jin, X., Pokala, N., & Bargmann, C. I. (2016). Distinct circuits for the formation and retrieval of an imprinted olfactory memory. Cell, 164(4), 632-643. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.01.007.

Review Papers

Bargmann, C. I. (2006). Chemosensation in C. elegans. WormBook. doi/10.1895/wormbook.1.123.1

Bargmann, C. I., & Marder, E. (2013). From the connectome to brain function. Nature Methods, 10(6), 483-490. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.2451

Related Readings: Richard Axel, M.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Internal Representations of the Olfactory World

Richard Axel, M.D.

University Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, of Neuroscience and of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

3:15 pm – Refreshments, Abby Lounge

3:45 – 5:00 pm – Lecture, Caspary Auditorium

The Rockefeller University Campus

Recommended Articles:

Axel, R.  2005.  Scents and sensibility: A molecular logic of olfactory perception (Nobel Lecture).  Angewandte Chemie – International Edition 44 (38):6111-6127.  

Wang, F., Nemes, A., Mendelsohn, M., Axel, R. 1998.  Odorant receptors govern the formation of a precise topographic map.  Cell 93 (1):47-60.   

S . Lomvardas , G . Barnea , D . Pisapia , M . Mendelsohn , J . Kirkland , R . Axel.  2006.  Interchromosomal Interactions and Olfactory Receptor ChoiceCell 126 (2):403-413. 

Lin, H.-H., Lin, C.-Y., Chiang, A.-S.  2007.  Internal representations of smell in the Drosophila brainJournal of Biomedical Science 14 (4):453-459.

Datta, S.R., Vasconcelos, M.L., Ruta, V., Luo, S., Wong, A., Demir, E., Flores, J., (…), Axel, R.  2008.  The Drosophila pheromone cVA activates a sexually dimorphic neural circuit.  Nature 452 (7186):473-477.

Kurtovic A., Widmer A., Dickson B.J.  2007.  A single class of olfactory neurons mediates behavioural responses to a Drosophila sex pheromoneNature 446 (7135):542-546.