Friday Paper Post – Friday Oct. 17th

You may have¬†thought I fell asleep and forgot to make blog posts forever…

Don’t worry I’m awake ūüôā

More papers catching up from the summer. These are mostly from late June and early July. Enjoy!

1) Processing properties of ON and OFF pathways for Drosophila motion detection Rudy Behnia, Damon A. Clark, Adam G. Carter, Thomas R. Clandinin & Claude Desplan ; Nature 2014 (link)

2) Optical Neural Interfaces Melissa R. Warden, Jessica A. Cardin, and Karl Deisseroth ; Ann Rev Biomed Eng 2014 (link)

3)¬†Noninvasive optical inhibition with a red-shifted microbial rhodopsin Amy S Chuong, Mitra L Miri, Volker Busskamp, Gillian A C Matthews, Leah C Acker, Andreas T S√łrensen, Andrew Young, Nathan C Klapoetke, Mike A Henninger, Suhasa B Kodandaramaiah, Masaaki Ogawa, Shreshtha B Ramanlal, Rachel C Bandler, Brian D Allen, Craig R Forest, Brian Y Chow, Xue Han, Yingxi Lin, Kay M Tye, Botond Roska, Jessica A Cardin & Edward S Boyden ;¬†Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

  • I was excited about this paper.

4) Independent control of gamma and theta activity by distinct interneuron networks in the olfactory bulb Izumi Fukunaga, Jan T Herb, Mihaly Kollo, Edward S Boyden & Andreas T Schaefer ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

5) Reactivation of emergent task-related ensembles during slow-wave sleep after neuroprosthetic learning Tanuj Gulati, Dhakshin S Ramanathan, Chelsea C Wong & Karunesh Ganguly ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

6) Simultaneous transcranial magnetic stimulation and single-neuron recording in alert non-human primates Jerel K Mueller, Erinn M Grigsby, Vincent Prevosto, Frank W Petraglia III, Hrishikesh Rao, Zhi-De Deng, Angel V Peterchev, Marc A Sommer, Tobias Egner, Michael L Platt & Warren M Grill ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

7) Differences in the emergent coding properties of cortical and striatal ensembles Liya Ma, James M Hyman, Adrian J Lindsay, Anthony G Phillips & Jeremy K Seamans ; Nature Neuroscience 2014 (link)

8) Increases in Functional Connectivity between Prefrontal Cortex and Striatum during Category Learning Evan G. Antzoulatos and Earl K. Miller ; Neuron 2014 (link)

9) A Model of Grid Cell Development through Spatial Exploration and Spike Time-Dependent Plasticity John Widloski and Ila R. Fiete ; Neuron 2014 (link)

10) Eye Movement Preparation Modulates Neuronal Responses in Area V4 When Dissociated from Attentional Demands Nicholas A. Steinmetz and Tirin Moore ; Neuron 2014 (link)

11) Identification of a Brainstem Circuit Regulating Visual Cortical State in Parallel with Locomotion A. Moses Lee, Jennifer L. Hoy, Antonello Bonci, Linda Wilbrecht, Michael P. Stryker, and Cristopher M. Niell ; Neuron 2014 (link)

12) Pyramidal Cell-Interneuron Interactions Underlie Hippocampal Ripple Oscillations Eran Stark, Lisa Roux, Ronny Eichler, Yuta Senzai, Sebastien Royer, and Gyorgy Buzsaki  ; Neuron 2014 (link)

  • I like how this paper frames itself as distinguishing between the four possible network models in figure 1.

13) Tracking axonal action potential propagation on a high-density microelectrode array across hundreds of sites Douglas J. Bakkum, Urs Frey, Milos Radivojevic, Thomas L. Russell, Jan Muller, Michele Fiscella, Hirokazu Takahashi & Andreas Hierlemann ; Nature Communications 2014 (link)

14) 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)

  • Distinguishing seemingly indistinguishable animals with computer vision Kristin Branson ;¬†Nature Methods 2014¬†(link)

15)¬†Activation and measurement of free whisking in the lightly anesthetized rodent Jeffrey D Moore, Martin DescheŐānes, Anastasia Kurnikova & David Kleinfeld ;¬†Nature Protocols¬†2014 (link)

16) Object-Centered Shifts of Receptive Field Positions in Monkey Primary Visual Cortex Amy M. Ni, Scott O. Murray, and Gregory D. Horwitz ; Current Biology 2014 (link)

17) Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks Adam D. I. Kramer, Jamie E. Guillory, and Jeffrey T. Hancock ; PNAS 2014 (link)

  • If I remember correctly there was a big hullabaloo in the press about this paper and the involvement of Facebook.

18) Recovery of consciousness is mediated by a network of discrete metastable activity states Andrew E. Hudson, Diany Paola Calderon, Donald W. Pfaff, and Alex Proekt ; PNAS 2014 (link)

19) When recognition memory is independent of hippocampal function Christine N. Smith, Annette Jeneson, Jennifer C. Frascino, C. Brock Kirwan, Ramona O. Hopkins, and Larry R. Squire ; PNAS 2014 (link)

20) Activity-dependent dendritic spine neck changes are correlated with synaptic strength Roberto Araya, Tim P. Vogels, and Rafael Yuste ; PNAS 2014 (link)

21) Sparse and distributed coding of episodic memory in neurons of the human hippocampus John T. Wixted, Larry R. Squire, Yoonhee Jang, Megan H. Papesh, Stephen D. Goldingerg, Joel R. Kuhn, Kris A. Smith, David M. Treiman, and Peter N. Steinmetz ; PNAS 2014 (link)

22) Natural Whisker-Guided Behavior by Head-Fixed Mice in Tactile Virtual Reality Nicholas J. Sofroniew, Jeremy D. Cohen, Albert K. Lee, and Karel Svoboda ; JNeurosci 2014 (link)

  • A well done paper from Dr. Sofroniew.

23) Layer 6 Corticothalamic Neurons Activate a Cortical Output Layer, Layer 5a Juhyun Kim, Chanel J. Matney, Aaron Blankenship, Shaul Hestrin, and X Solange P. Brown ; JNeurosci 2014 (link)

24)¬†New Insights into the Role of Respiratory Inputs in Hippocampal Oscillations Andre ŐĀ L.V. Lockmann and Hindiael Belchior¬†;¬†JNeurosci 2014 (link)

25) Emergence of Feature-Specific Connectivity in Cortical Microcircuits in the Absence of Visual Experience X Ho Ko, Thomas D. Mrsic-Flogel, and Sonja B. Hofer ; JNeurosci 2014 (link)

26) Laserspritzer: A Simple Method for Optogenetic Investigation with Subcellular Resolutions Qian-Quan Sun, Xinjun Wang, Weiguo Yang ; PLoS One 2014 (link)

27) Paired stimulation between CA3 and CA1 alters excitability of CA3 in the rat hippocampus Hiroyuki Ohta, Seiichiro Sakai, Shin Ito Toru Ishizuka, Yugo Fukazawa, Takehito Kemuriyama, Megumi Tandai-Hiruma, Hajime Mushiake, Yoshiaki Sato, Hiromu Yawo, Yasuhiro Nishida ; Neuroscience Letters 2014 (link)

28) Extraction of optical properties and prediction of light distribution in rat brain tissue Mehdi Azimipour, Ryan Baumgartner, Yuming Liu, Steven L. Jacques, Kevin Eliceiri, and Ramin Pashaie : Journal of BioMed Optics 2014 (link)

29) Human brain lesion-deficit inference remapped Yee-Haur Mah, Masud Husain, Geraint Rees and Parashkev Nachev ; Brain 2014 (link)

30) Electrical stimulation of a small brain area reversibly disrupts consciousness Mohamad Z. Koubeissi , Fabrice Bartolomei , Abdelrahman Beltagy , Fabienne Picard ; Epilepsy and Behavior 2014 (link)