Recommended Readings: Graeme Davis, Ph.D., October 2nd

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, October 2nd, 2015
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Graeme Davis, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Medicine,
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics,
University of California San Francisco

The Stable Brain: Homeostatic Control of Neural Function

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Ford, K. J., & Davis, G. W. (2014). Archaerhodopsin voltage imaging: synaptic calcium and BK channels stabilize action potential repolarization at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(44), 14517-14525. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2203-14.2014.

Gaviño, M. A., Ford, K. J., Archila, S., & Davis, G. W. (2015). Homeostatic synaptic depression is achieved through a regulated decrease in presynaptic calcium channel abundance. eLife, 4, e05473. doi:10.7554/eLife.05473.

Müller, M., Genç, Ö., & Davis, G. W. (2015). RIM-Binding protein Links synaptic homeostasis to the stabilization and replenishment of high release probability vesicles. Neuron, 85(5), 1056-1069. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2015.01.024.

Review Papers

Davis, G. W. (2013). Homeostatic signaling and the stabilization of neural function. Neuron, 80(3), 718-728. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2013.09.044.

Davis, G. W., & Müller, M. (2015). Homeostatic control of presynaptic neurotransmitter release. Annual Review of Physiology, 77, 251-270. doi:10.1146/annurev-physiol-021014-071740.

Recommended Readings: Jeffrey M. Friedman M.D., Ph.D.

Monday Lectures

Leptin and the Homeostratic Control of

Food Intake and Body Weight

Jeffrey M. Friedman M.D., Ph.D.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Rockefeller University

4 p.m.  (refreshments at 3:45)

Monday, December 8, 2008

Welch Hall Level Two

Recommended Review:

Morrison, Christopher D. and Hans-Rudolf Berthoud.  2007.  Neurobiology of nutrition and obesity. Nutrition Reviews.  65(12):517-534.

Related Articles:

Rodenheffer, Matthew S.; Birsoy, Kivanc; and Jeffrey M. Friedman.  2008.   Identification of white adipocyte progenitor cells in vivo.   Cell. 135(2):240-249.


Birsoy, Kivanc; Chen, Zhu; and Jeffrey M. Friedman.  2008.  Transcriptional regulation of adipogenesis by KLF4.  Cell Metabolism.  7(4):339-347.  


Berthoud, Hans-Rudolf.  2007.  Interactions between the “cognitive” and “metabolic” brain in the control of food intake. Physiology & Behavior.  91(5):486-498.


Ruano, G.; J.W.  Goethe, et al.  2007.  Physiogenomic comparison of weight profiles of olanzapine- and risperidone-treated patients.  Molecular Psychiatry.  12(5):474-482.


Berthoud, Hans-Rudolf.  2006. Homeostatic and non-homeostatic pathways involved in the control of food intake and energy balance.  Obesity.  14(Suppl 5):197-200.    Request article from Markus Library.