Friday Paper Post – March 7th 2014

Hopefully bouncing back from a rough start to the blogging schedule in 2014.

Papers below!

1) Neurogenesis in the Striatum of the Adult Human Brain Aurelie Ernst, Kanar Alkass, Samuel Bernard, Mehran Salehpour, Shira Perl, John Tisdale, Goran Possnert, Henrik Druid, and Jonas Frisen ; Cell 2014 (link)

  • more neurons! Woo hoo!

2) Neural Networks of the Mouse Neocortex Brian Zingg, Houri Hintiryan, Lin Gou, Monica Y. Song, Maxwell Bay, Michael S. Bienkowski, Nicholas N. Foster, Seita Yamashita, Ian Bowman, Arthur W. Toga, and Hong-Wei Dong ; Cell 2014 (link)

3) The hippocampal CA2 region is essential for social memory Frederick L. Hitti & Steven A. Siegelbaum ; Nature 2014 (link)

4) A dedicated circuit links direction-selective retinal ganglion cells to the primary visual cortex Alberto Cruz-Martın, Rana N. El-Danaf, Fumitaka Osakada, Balaji Sriram, Onkar S. Dhande, Phong L. Nguyen, Edward M. Callaway, Anirvan Ghosh & Andrew D. Huberman ; Nature 2014 (link)

  • This paper is super awesome! A very cool discovery.

5) Dendritic Inhibition in the Hippocampus Supports Fear Learning Matthew Lovett-Barron, Patrick Kaifosh, Mazen A. Kheirbek, Nathan Danielson, Jeffrey D. Zaremba, Thomas R. Reardon, Gergely F. Turi, René Hen, Boris V. Zemelman, Attila Losonczy ; Science 2014 (link)

6) Action Monitoring and Medial Frontal Cortex: Leading Role of Supplementary Motor Area Francesca Bonini, Boris Burle, Catherine Liégeois-Chauvel, Jean Régis, Patrick Chauvel, Franck Vidal ; Science 2014 (link)

7) Highly Multiplexed Subcellular RNA Sequencing in Situ Je Hyuk Lee,Evan R. Daugharthy, Jonathan Scheiman, Reza Kalhor, Joyce L. Yang, Thomas C. Ferrante, Richard Terry, Sauveur S. F. Jeanty, Chao Li, Ryoji Amamoto, Derek T. Peters, Brian M. Turczyk, Adam H. Marblestone, Samuel A. Inverso, Amy Bernard, Prashant Mali, Xavier Rios, John Aach, George M. Church ; Science 2014 (link)

  • This is a pretty big deal 😛

8) A temporal basis for predicting the sensory consequences of motor commands in an electric fish Ann Kennedy, Greg Wayne, Patrick Kaifosh, Karina Alviña, L F Abbott & Nathaniel B Sawtell ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

9) Broadly tuned and respiration-independent inhibition in the olfactory bulb of awake mice Brittany N Cazakoff, Billy Y B Lau, Kerensa L Crump, Heike S Demmer & Stephen D Shea ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

10) Stimulus repetition modulates gamma-band synchronization in primate visual cortex Nicolas M. Bruneta, Conrado A. Bosman, Martin Vinck, Mark Roberts, Robert Oostenveld, Robert Desimone, Peter De Weerd, and Pascal Fries ; PNAS 2014 (link)

11) Mossy fiber-evoked subthreshold responses induce timing-dependent plasticity at hippocampal CA3 recurrent synapses Federico Brandalise and Urs Gerber ; PNAS 2014 (link)

12) NMDA Receptor-Dependent Multidendrite Ca2+ Spikes Required for Hippocampal Burst Firing In Vivo Christine Grienberger, Xiaowei Chen, and Arthur Konnerth ; Neuron 2014 (link)

13) Layer-Specific GABAergic Control of Distinct Gamma Oscillations in the CA1 Hippocampus Balint Lasztoczi and Thomas Klausberger ; Neuron 2014 (link)

14) Hippocampal Activity Patterns Carry Information about Objects in Temporal Context Liang-Tien Hsieh, Matthias J. Gruber, Lucas J. Jenkins, and Charan Ranganath ; Neuron 2014 (link)

15) Similarity Breeds Proximity: Pattern Similarity within and across Contexts Is Related to Later Mnemonic Judgments of Temporal Proximity Youssef Ezzyat and Lila Davach ; Neuron 2014 (link)

16) Retinal Input Directs the Recruitment of Inhibitory Interneurons into Thalamic Visual Circuits Bruno Golding, Gabrielle Pouchelon, Camilla Bellone, Sahana Murthy, Ariel A. Di Nardo, Subashika Govindan, Masahuro Ogawa, Tomomi Shimogori,Christian Luscher, Alexandre Dayer, and Denis Jabaudon ; Neuron 2014 (link)

17) Representation of Geometric Borders in the Developing Rat Tale L. Bjerknes, Edvard I. Moser, and May-Britt Moser ; Neuron 2014 (link)

18) Structured Connectivity in Cerebellar Inhibitory Networks Sarah Rieubland, Arnd Roth, and Michael Hausser ; Neuron 2014 (link)

19) Corticostriatal Output Gating during Selection from Working Memory Christopher H. Chatham, Michael J. Frank, and David Badre ; Neuron 2014 (link)

20) Statistical Wiring of Thalamic Receptive Fields Optimizes Spatial Sampling of the Retinal Image Luis M. Martinez, Manuel Molano-Mazon,Xin Wang, Friedrich T. Sommer, and Judith A. Hirsch ; Neuron 2014 (link)

21) The Adaptive Trade-Off between Detection and Discrimination in Cortical Representations and Behavior Douglas R. Ollerenshaw, He J.V. Zheng, Daniel C. Millard, Qi Wang, Garrett B. Stanley ; Neuron 2014 (link)

22) Algorithms of whisker-mediated touch perception Miguel Maravall and Mathew E Diamond ; Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2014 (link)

23) Selective Activation of Cholinergic Basal Forebrain Neurons Induces Immediate Sleep-wake Transitions Yong Han, Yu-feng Shi, Wang Xi, Rui Zhou,1 Zhi-bing Tan, Hao Wang, Xiao-ming Li, Zhong Chen, Guoping Feng, Minmin Luo, Zhi-li Huang, Shumin Duan, and Yan-qin Yu ; Current Biology 2014 (link)

24) The log-dynamic brain: how skewed distributions affect network operations György Buzsáki and Kenji Mizuseki ; Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2014 (link)

25) Virally mediated optogenetic excitation and inhibition of pain in freely moving nontransgenic mice Shrivats Mohan Iyer, Kate L Montgomery, Chris Towne, Soo Yeun Lee, Charu Ramakrishnan, Karl Deisseroth & Scott L Delp ; Nature Biotechnology 2014 (link)

26) Procedures for Behavioral Experiments in Head-Fixed Mice Zengcai V. Guo , S. Andrew Hires , Nuo Li , Daniel H. O’Connor , Takaki Komiyama , Eran Ophir ,Daniel Huber , Claudia Bonardi , Karin Morandell , Diego Gutnisky , Simon Peron , Ning-long Xu , James Cox , Karel Svoboda ; PLoS ONE 2014 (link)

  • This is a fantastic paper and an extremely valuable resource as the neuroscience community continues to shift towards taking advantage of the rich set of genetic tools available in the mouse model.

27) RIVETS: A Mechanical System for In Vivo and In Vitro Electrophysiology and Imaging Jason E. Osborne, Joshua T. Dudman  ; PLoS ONE 2014 (link)

28) Encoding of event timing in the phase of neural oscillations Anne Kösem, Alexandre Gramfort, Virginie van Wassenhove ; NeuroImage 2014 (link)

29) The Hippocampal CA2 Ensemble Is Sensitive to Contextual Change Marie E. Wintzer, Roman Boehringer, Denis Polygalov, and Thomas J. McHugh ; J Neuroscience 2014 (link)

30) A Map of LTP-Related Synaptic Changes in Dorsal Hippocampus Following Unsupervised Learning Conor D. Cox, Christopher S. Rex, Linda C. Palmer, Alex H. Babayan, Danielle T. Pham, Samantha D. Corwin, Brian H. Trieu, Christine M. Gall, and Gary Lynch ; J Neuroscience 2014 (link)

31) Extracellular Calcium Controls the Expression of Two Different Forms of Ripple-Like Hippocampal Oscillations Paloma Aivar, Manuel Valero, Elisa Bellistri, and Liset Menendez de la Prida ; J Neuroscience 2014 (link)

32) Differential Entrainment and Learning-Related Dynamics of Spike and Local Field Potential Activity in the Sensorimotor and Associative Striatum Catherine A. Thorn and Ann M. Graybiel ; J Neuroscience 2014 (link)

33) Spatial Information in Large-Scale Neural Recordings Thaddeus R. Cybulski, Joshua I. Glaser, Adam H. Marblestone, Bradley M. Zamft, Edward S. Boyden, George M. Church, and Konrad P. Kording ; arXiv 2014 (link)

Have a great weekend!


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