Recommended Readings: Ole Kiehn Ph.D. October 14, 2016

Friday Lecture Series

Friday October 14, 2016   3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Ole Kiehn, Ph.D.

Professor, Mammalian Locomotor Laboratory,

Dept. of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institut

Deciphering the Functional Organization of Neuronal Circuits

Controlling Locomotion

Recommended Readings:

Kiehn, Ole.  Decoding the organization of spinal circuits that control locomotion. NATURE REVIEWS NEUROSCIENCE    17(4): 224-238    APR 2016

Bouvier, Julien; Caggiano, Vittorio; Leiras, Roberto; et al. Descending Command Neurons in the Brainstem that Halt Locomotion. CELL   163(5): 1191-1203    NOV 19 2015

Patrick, Susan K.; Noah, J. Adam; Yang, Jaynie F.   Interlimb Coordination in Human Crawling Reveals Similarities in Development and Neural Control With Quadrupeds.JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY   101(2): 603-613   FEB 2009

Stuart, Douglas G.; Hultborn, Hans. Thomas Graham Brown (1882-1965), Anders Lundberg (1920-), and the neural control of stepping. BRAIN RESEARCH REVIEWS  59(1) : 74-95   NOV 2008

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

Recommended Readings: Charles D. Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. December 15

Monday Lecture Series
Monday, December 15, 2014
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium

Charles D. Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D.
Arthur and Janet Ross Professor and Head,
Laboratory of Neurobiology,
The Rockefeller University

The Dynamic Brain

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Piëch, V., & Li, W., & Gilbert, C. D. (2013). Network model of top-down influences on local gain and contextual interactions in visual cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110(43), E4108-E4117. doi:10.1073/pnas.1317019110

Ramalingam, N., McManus, J. N. J., Li, W., & Gilbert, C. D. (2013). Top-down modulation of lateral interactions in visual cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(5), 1773–1789. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3825-12.2013

Yamahachi, H., Marik, S., McManus, J., Denk, W., & Gilbert, C. D. (2009). Rapid axonal sprouting and pruning accompany functional reorganization in primary visual cortex. Neuron, 64(5), 719-729. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2009.11.026

Review Papers

Gilbert, C. D., & Li, W. (2013). Top-down influences on visual processing. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 14(5), 350–363. doi:10.1038/nrn3476

Gilbert, C., & Li, W. (2012). Adult visual cortical plasticity. Neuron, 75(2), 250–264. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2012.06.030

Recommended Readings: Adrienne Fairhall, Ph.D. October 22

Special Seminar Series
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
4 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium

Adrienne Fairhall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
University of Washington

Variability and Learning in Birdsong

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Mease, R. A, Famulare, M., Gjorgjieva, J., Moody, W. J., & Fairhall, A. L. (2013). Emergence of adaptive computation by single neurons in the developing cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(30), 12154–12170. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3263-12.2013

Schnell, B., Weir, P. T., Roth, E., Fairhall, A. L., & Dickinson, M. H. (2014). Cellular mechanisms for integral feedback in visually guided behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(15), 5700–5. doi:10.1073/pnas.1400698111

Review Papers

Fairhall, A. (2014). The receptive field is dead. Long live the receptive field? Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 25, ix–xii. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2014.02.001

Fairhall, A., Shea-Brown, E., & Barreiro, A. (2012). Information theoretic approaches to understanding circuit function. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 22(4), 653–9. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2012.06.005

Recommended Readings: S. Lawrence Zipursky, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Cell Recognition and the Assembly of Neural Circuits

S. Lawrence Zipursky, Ph.D., professor, biological chemistry,

David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles;

investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

November 15, 2013

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Hattori, D., Demir, E., Kim, H. W., Viragh, E., Zipursky, S. L., & Dickson, B. J. (2007). Dscam diversity is essential for neuronal wiring and self-recognition. Nature, 449(7159), 223-227

Hattori, D., Millard, S. S., Wojtowicz, W. M., & Zipursky, S. L. (2008). Dscam-mediated cell recognition regulates neural circuit formation. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 24 , pp. 597-620

Hummel, T., Vasconcelos, M. L., Clemens, J. C., Fishilevich, Y., Vosshall, L. B., & Zipursky, S. L. (2003). Axonal targeting of olfactory receptor neurons in drosophila is controlled by dscam. Neuron, 37(2), 221-231

Wojtowicz, W. M., Wu, W., Andre, I., Qian, B., Baker, D., & Zipursky, S. L. (2007). A vast repertoire of dscam binding specificities arises from modular interactions of variable ig domains. Cell, 130(6), 1134-1145

Zhu, Y., Nern, A., Zipursky, S. L., & Frye, M. A. (2009). Peripheral visual circuits functionally segregate motion and phototaxis behaviors in the fly. Current Biology, 19(7), 613-619

Zipursky, S. L., & Sanes, J. R. (2010). Chemoaffinity revisited: Dscams, protocadherins, and neural circuit assembly. Cell, 143(3), 343-353

 

Recommended Readings: Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D. April 11, 2011

Monday Lecture Series

From the Periphery Through the Protocerebrum: Tracing Olfactory Circuits in the Fly Brain

  Vanessa Ruta  Ph.D.

Associate Research Scientist

Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University

April 11, 2011

4 – 5 p.m.  Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings:

Hampbel, S; Chung, P; McKellar, CE, et al  2011.  Drosophila Brainbow: a recombinase-based fluorescence labeling technique to subdivide neural expression patterns Nature Methods.  8(3):253-U102.

Ruta, V; Datta, SR; Vasconcelos, ML, et al.  2010.  A dimorphic pheromone circuit in Drosophila from sensory input to descending output.  Nature.  468:686-U106.

Imai, T; Sakano, H; Vosshall, LB.  2010.  Topographic mapping – the olfactory system.  Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology.  2(8):a001776

Touhara, K; Vosshall, LB.  2009.  Sensing odorants and pheromones with chemosensory receptors.  Annual Review of Physiology.  71:307-332.

Vosshall, LB.  2008.  Scent of a fly.  Neuron.  59(5): 685-689.

Datta, SR; Vasconcelos, ML; ruta, V. et al.  2008.  The Drosophila pheromone  cVA acticates a sexually dimorphic neural circuit.   Nature.  452(7186):473-477. 

Sachse, S; Rueckert, E; Keller, A, et al.  2007.  Activity-dependent plasticity in an olfactory circuit.   Neuron.  56(5):838-850.

Olsen, SR; Wilson, RI.  2008.  Cracking neural circuits in a tiny brain: new approaches for understanding the neural circuitry of Drosophila.   Trends in Neurosciences.  31(10):512-520

Recommended Readings: Sandeep R. Datta MD PhD

Monday Lecture Series

From Odors to Behavior: Visualizing Sensory Circuits in Flies and Mice

Sandeep Robert Datta  MD, PhD

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Neurobiology

Columbia University, New York

Monday, February 2, 2009

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

Second Floor, Welch Hall

Recommended Review Article:

 

Sato T,  Hirono J,  Hamana H, et al.  2008.  Architecture of odor information processing in the olfactory system.    Anatomical science international    83(4):195-206   

 

 

Recommended Readings:

Dickson BJ.  2008.  Wired for Sex: the neurobiology of Drosophila mating decisions .  Science  322(5903): 904-909

 

Katz DB, Matsunami H, Rinberg D, et al.  2008. Receptors, circuits, and behaviors: new directions in chemical senses.  Journal of neuroscience.   28(46): 11802-11805

 

Sambandan D, Carbone MA, Anholt RRH, et al.  2008. Phenotypic plasticity and genotype by environment interaction for olfactory behavior in Drosophila melanogaster.
Genetics.   179(2):1079-1088   

 

Datta SR, Vasconcelos ML  Ruta V, et al.   2008.  The Drosophila pheromone cVA activates a sexually dimorphic neural circuit.   Nature (London). 452(7186):473-477

 

Schlief ML, Wilson RI.  2007.  Olfactory processing and behavior downstream from highly selective receptor neurons.  Nature Neuroscience.    10(5):623-630   

 

 Sambandan D, Yamamoto A, Fanara JJ, et al.  2006.  Dynamic genetic interactions determine odor-guided behavior in Drosophila melanogaster.  Genetics.  174(3):1349-1363