Friday Paper Post- posted Sunday June 8th 2014

Plenty of great papers lately; including new tricks with optogenetics. For example, the picture below demonstrates some lovely optogenetic manipulation of behavior.


1) Engineering a memory with LTD and LTP Sadegh Nabavi, Rocky Fox, Christophe D. Proulx, John Y. Lin, Roger Y. Tsien & Roberto Malinow ; Nature 2014 (link)

2) Composition of isolated synaptic boutons reveals the amounts of vesicle trafficking proteins Benjamin G. Wilhelm, Sunit Mandad, Sven Truckenbrodt, Katharina Kröhnert, Christina Schäfer, Burkhard Rammner, Seong Joo Koo, Gala A. Claßen, Michael Krauss, Volker Haucke, Henning Urlaub, Silvio O. Rizzoli ; Science 2014 (link)

3) Sleep promotes branch-specific formation of dendritic spines after learning Guang Yang, Cora Sau Wan Lai, Joseph Cichon, Lei Ma, Wei Li, Wen-Biao Gan ; Science 2014 (link)

4) Two distinct layer-specific dynamics of cortical ensembles during learning of a motor task Yoshito Masamizu, Yasuhiro R Tanaka, Yasuyo H Tanaka, Riichiro Hira, Fuki Ohkubo, Kazuo Kitamura, Yoshikazu Isomura, Takashi Okada & Masanori Matsuzaki ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

5) Patterns across multiple memories are identified over time Blake A Richards, Frances Xia, Adam Santoro, Jana Husse, Melanie A Woodin, Sheena A Josselyn & Paul W Frankland ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

6) idtracker: tracking individuals in a group by automatic identification of unmarked animals Alfonso Pérez-Escudero, Julián Vicente-Page, Robert C Hinz, Sara Arganda & Gonzalo G de Polavieja ; Nature Methods 2014 (link)

7) Sleep and Movement Differentiates Actions of Two Types of Somatostatin-Expressing GABAergic Interneuron in Rat Hippocampus Linda Katona, Damien Lapray, Tim J. Viney, Abderrahim Oulhaj, Zsolt Borhegyi, Benjamin R. Micklem, Thomas Klausberger, and Peter Somogyi ; Neuron 2014 (link)

8) Cell Types, Network Homeostasis, and Pathological Compensation from a Biologically Plausible Ion Channel Expression Model Timothy O’Leary, Alex H. Williams, Alessio Franci, and Eve Marder ; Neuron 2014 (link)

9) Wide-Field Feedback Neurons Dynamically Tune Early Visual Processing John C. Tuthill, Aljoscha Nern, Gerald M. Rubin, and Michael B. Reiser ; Neuron 2014 (link)

10) Multipoint-Emitting Optical Fibers for Spatially Addressable In Vivo Optogenetics Ferruccio Pisanello, Leonardo Sileo, Ian A. Oldenburg, Marco Pisanello, Luigi Martiradonna, John A. Assad, Bernardo L. Sabatini, and Massimo De Vittorio ; Neuron 2014 (link)

11) Hippocampal Representation of Related and Opposing Memories Develop within Distinct, Hierarchically Organized Neural Schemas Sam McKenzie, Andrea J. Frank, Nathaniel R. Kinsky, Blake Porter, Pamela D. Riviere, and Howard Eichenbaum ; Neuron 2014 (link)

12) Binocular Integration in the Mouse Lateral Geniculate Nuclei Michael Howarth, Lauren Walmsley, and Timothy M. Brown ; Current Biology 2014 (link)

13) Neural Pathways for the Detection and Discrimination of Conspecific Song in D. melanogaster Alexander G. Vaughan, Chuan Zhou, Devanand S. Manoli, and Bruce S. Baker  ; Current Biology 2014 (link)

14) Face-selective neurons maintain consistent visual responses across months David B. T. McMahon, Adam P. Jones, Igor V. Bondar, and David A. Leopold ; PNAS 2014 (link)

15) Mouse Visual Neocortex Supports Multiple Stereotyped Patterns of Microcircuit Activity Alexander J. Sadovsky and Jason N. MacLean ; J. Neuroscience 2014 (link)



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