Recommended Readings: Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D., February 26

Friday Lecture Series
The Detlev W. Bronk Alumni Lecture, Ph.D. Recruitment Lecture
Friday, February 26
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D.
Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Assistant Professor,
Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior,
The Rockefeller University

Neural Circuits for Adaptive Behaviors

Recommended Readings

Caron, S. J., Ruta, V., Abbott, L. F., & Axel, R. (2013). Random convergence of olfactory inputs in the Drosophila mushroom body. Nature, 497(7447), 113-117. doi: 10.1038/nature12063.

Clowney, E. J., Iguchi, S., Bussell, J. J., Scheer, E., & Ruta, V. (2015). Multimodal chemosensory circuits controlling male courtship in Drosophila. Neuron, 87(5), 1036-1049. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.07.025.

Cohn, R., Morantte, I., & Ruta, V. (2015). Coordinated and compartmentalized neuromodulation shapes sensory processing in Drosophila. Cell, 163(7), 1742-1755. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.11.019.

Recommended Readings: Eve Marder, Ph.D., January 23

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, January 23, 2015
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Eve Marder, Ph.D.
Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience,
Volen National Center for Complex Systems,
Brandeis University

Robustness, Variability, and Neuromodulation in Neurons and Networks

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Caplan, J. S., Williams, A. H., & Marder, E. (2014). Many parameter sets in a multicompartment model oscillator are robust to temperature perturbations. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(14), 4963–4975. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0280-14.2014

O’Leary, T., Williams, A. H., Franci, A., & Marder, E. (2014). Cell types, network homeostasis, and pathological compensation from a biologically plausible ion channel expression model. Neuron, 82(4), 809–821. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2014.04.002

Soofi, W., Goeritz, M. L., Kispersky, T. J., Prinz, A. A., Marder, E., & Stein, W. (2014). Phase maintenance in a rhythmic motor pattern during temperature changes in vivo. Journal of Neurophysiology, 111(12), 2603–2613. doi:10.1152/jn.00906.2013

Review Papers

Marder, E., O’Leary, T., & Shruti, S. (2014). Neuromodulation of circuits with variable parameters: single neurons and small circuits reveal principles of state-dependent and robust neuromodulation. Annual Review of Neuroscience, 37, 329–346. doi:10.1146/annurev-neuro-071013-013958