Recommended Readings: Thomas Jessell, Ph.D., December 4th

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, December 4, 2015
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Thomas Jessell, Ph.D.
Claire Tow Professor,
Department of Neuroscience,
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics,
Columbia University Medical Center
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Strategies and Circuits for Skilled Movement

Recommended Reading

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., 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.

Mendelsohn, A. I., Simon, C. M., Abbott, L. F., Mentis, G. Z., & Jessell, T. M. (2015). Activity regulates the incidence of heteronymous sensory-motor connections. Neuron, 87(1), 111-123. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2015.05.045.

Zampieri, N., Jessell, T. M., & Murray, A. J. (2014). Mapping sensory circuits by anterograde transsynaptic transfer of recombinant rabies virus. Neuron, 81(4), 766-778. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2013.12.033.

Review Paper

Azim, E., Fink, A. J., & Jessell, T. M. (2014). Internal and external feedback circuits for skilled forelimb movement. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, 79, 81-92. doi: 10.1101/sqb.2014.79.024786.

Recommended Readings: Celine Riera, Ph.D., February 2

Special Lecture Series
Monday, February 2, 2015
4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC)

Celine Riera, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Li Ka Shing Center,
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology,
University of California, Berkeley

Identification of Sensory Circuits Controlling Metabolism and Longevity

Recommended Readings

Riera, C. E., Huising, M. O., Follett, P., Leblanc, M., Halloran, J., Van Andel, R., … Dillin, A. (2014). TRPV1 pain receptors regulate longevity and metabolism by neuropeptide signaling. Cell, 157(5), 1023–1036. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2014.03.051

Riera, C. E., Menozzi-Smarrito, C., Affolter, M., Michlig, S., Munari, C., Robert, F., … le Coutre, J. (2009). Compounds from Sichuan and Melegueta peppers activate, covalently and non-covalently, TRPA1 and TRPV1 channels. British Journal of Pharmacology, 157(8), 1398–1409. doi:10.1111/j.1476-5381.2009.00307.x

Riera, C. E., Vogel, H., Simon, S. a, Damak, S., & le Coutre, J. (2009). Sensory attributes of complex tasting divalent salts are mediated by TRPM5 and TRPV1 channels. The Journal of Neuroscience, 29(8), 2654–2662. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4694-08.2009