Recommended Readings: Eiman Azim, Ph.D., February 9

Special Lecture Series
Monday, February 9, 2015
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC)

Eiman Azim, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics,
Columbia University Medical Center

Neural Circuits for Skilled Movement

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Azim, E., Jiang, J., Alstermark, B., & Jessell, T. M. (2014). Skilled reaching relies on a V2a propriospinal internal copy circuit. Nature, 508(7496), 357–363. doi:10.1038/nature13021

Fink, A. J. P., Croce, K. R., Huang, Z. J., Abbott, L. F., Jessell, T. M., & Azim, E. (2014). Presynaptic inhibition of spinal sensory feedback ensures smooth movement. Nature, 509(7498), 43–48. doi:10.1038/nature13276

Review Papers

Miri, A., Azim, E., & Jessell, T. M. (2013). Edging toward entelechy in motor control. Neuron, 80(3), 827–834. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2013.10.049

Related Readings: Eric M. Morrow M.D.

Autosomal Recessive Mutations Identified in Autism in

Special Founder Populations

Monday, March 10, 2008

Welch Hall  Markus Library  Level Two  4 p.m. Refreshments at 3:45 p.m.

Recommended Review Article:

Morrow, Eric M. and Jordan W. Smoller. (2006). The interface of genetics and clinical psychiatry. Introduction.  Harvard Review of Psychiatry. 14(2): 45-56

Related Articles:

Morrow, Eric M. et al.  (2007).  Autosomal recessive loci in familial autisms using a systematic homozygosity mapping strategy.  Biological Psychiatry   61(8 supple. S):10s

Ma, D. Q. et al.  (2005).  Identification of significant association and gene-gene interaction of GABA receptor subunit genes in autism. American Journal of Human Genetics 77(3):377-388

Kumadas,  S; Akcakus, M; Coskun, A; and H. Gumus.  (2004).  Joubert syndrome: review and report of seen new cases. European Journal of Neurology 11(8):505-510

Levine, John C; Morrow, Eric M; Berdichevsky, Yevgeny; and Gilles E. Martin. (2007). BKca channel in autism and mental retardation.  American Journal of Psychiatry. 164(6):978-979

Sikora, Darryn M. et al.  (2006)  The near universal presence of autism spectrum disorders in children with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome.  American Journal of Medical Genetics A  140(14):1511-1518