Some Recent Publications

Published Date: 
July 25, 2017

Electron Microscopic Reconstruction of Functionally Identified Cells in a Neural Integrator.

Vishwanathan A, Daie K, Ramirez AD, Lichtman JW, Aksay ERF, Seung HS.Curr Biol. 2017 Jul 10. pii: S0960-9822(17)30730-3. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2017.06.028. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28712570


The Antisense Transcript SMN-AS1 Regulates SMN Expression and Is a Novel Therapeutic Target for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

d'Ydewalle C, Ramos DM, Pyles NJ, Ng SY, Gorz M, Pilato CM, Ling K, Kong L, Ward AJ, Rubin LL, Rigo F, Bennett CF, Sumner CJ. Neuron. 2017 Jan 4;93(1):66-79. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.11.033. Epub 2016 Dec 22. PMID:


Live births after simultaneous avoidance of monogenic diseases and chromosome abnormality by next-generation sequencing with linkage analyses.
Yan L, Huang L, Xu L, Huang J, Ma F, Zhu X, Tang Y, Liu M, Lian Y, Liu P, Li R, Lu S, Tang F, Qiao J, Xie XS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 29;112(52):15964-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1523297113. Epub 2015 Dec 28.
PMID: 26712022 [PubMed - in process]

Termite mounds harness diurnal temperature oscillations for ventilation.
King H, Ocko S, Mahadevan L.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015 Aug 27. PMID: 26316023

Label-free DNA imaging in vivo with stimulated Raman scattering microscopy.
Lu FK, Basu S, Igras V, Hoang MP, Ji M, Fu D, Holtom GR, Neel VA, Freudiger CW, Fisher DE, Xie XS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015 Aug 31. PMID: 26324899

Uniform and accurate single-cell sequencing based on emulsion whole-genome amplification.
Fu Y, Li C, Lu S, Zhou W, Tang F, Xie XS, Huang Y.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015 Sep 4. PMID: 26340991

Architecture of the synaptotagmin-SNARE machinery for neuronal exocytosis.
Zhou Q, Lai Y, Bacaj T, Zhao M, Lyubimov AY, Uervirojnangkoorn M, Zeldin OB, Brewster AS, Sauter NK, Cohen AE, Soltis SM, Alonso-Mori R, Chollet M, Lemke HT, Pfuetzner RA, Choi UB, Weis WI, Diao J, Südhof TC, Brunger AT.
Nature. 2015 Aug 17. doi: 10.1038/nature14975. PMID: 26280336

Social Behavior: A Penny for Your Shocks
Dorfman HM, Buckholtz JW.
Curr Biol. 2015 Jul 20. PMID: 26196484

Circuit formation and function in the olfactory bulb of mice with reduced spontaneous afferent activity.
Lorenzon P, Redolfi N, Podolsky MJ, Zamparo I, Franchi SA, Pietra G, Boccaccio A, Menini A, Murthy VN, Lodovichi C.
J Neurosci. 2015 JAN 7. PMID: 25568110

Resting-state networks link invasive and noninvasive brain stimulation across diverse psychiatric and neurological diseases.
Fox MD, Buckner RL, Liu H, Chakravarty MM, Lozano AM, Pascual-Leone A.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 29. PMID: 25267639

A Social Parasite Evolved Reproductive Isolation from Its Fungus-Growing Ant Host in Sympatry.
Rabeling C, Schultz TR, Pierce NE, Bacci M Jr.
Curr Biol. 2014 Aug 20 PMID: 25155509

Processing multiple visual objects is limited by overlap in neural channels.
Cohen MA, Konkle T, Rhee JY, Nakayama K, Alvarez GA.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 2 PMID: 24889618

Prefrontal Oscillations during Recall of Conditioned and Extinguished Fear in Humans
Mueller EM, Panitz C, Hermann C, Pizzagalli DA.
J Neurosci 2014 May 21;34(21): 7059-66 PMID: 24849342

Terminal Schwann Cells Participate in Neuromuscular Synapse Remodeling during Reinnervation following Nerve Injury
Kang H, Tian L, Mikesh M, Lichtman JW, Thompson WJ.
J Neurosci 2014 April 30;34(18): 6323-6333 PMID: 24790203

Aberrant White Matter Microstructure in Children with 16p11.2 Deletions
Owen JP, Chang YS, Pojman NJ, Bukshpun P, Wakahiro ML, Marco EJ, Berman JI, Spiro JE, Chung WK, Buckner RL, Roberts TP, Nagarajan SS, Sherr EH, Mukherjee P; for the Simons VIP Consortium.
J Neurosci 2014 April 30;34(18): 6214-6223 PMID: 24790192

Neurobiological basis of head motion in brain imaging
Zeng LL, Wang D, Fox MD, Sabuncu M, Hu D, Ge M, Buckner RL, Liu H
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2014 April 7. PMID: 24711399

Representations of space, time, and number in neonates
de Hevia MD, Izad V, Coubart A, Spelke ES, Streri A.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2014 March 17. PMID: 24639511

Toddler: an embryonic signal that promotes cell movement via Apelin receptors
Pauli A, Norris ML, Valen E, Chew GL, Gagnon JA, Zimmerman S, Mitchell A, Ma J, Dubrulle J, Reyon D, Tsai SQ, Joung JK, Saghatelian A, Schier AF
Science. 2014 Feb 14; 343 (6172): 1248636  PMID: 24407481  

An excitatory paraventricular nucleus to AgRP neuron circuit that drives hunger.
Krashes MJ, Shah BP, Madara JC, Olson DP, Strochlic DE, Garfield AS, Vong L, Pei H, Watabe-Uchida M, Uchida N, Liberles SD, Lowell BB.
Nature. 2014 Feb 2;  PMID: 24487620

href="">Spatial organization of RNA polymerase II inside a mammalian cell nucleus revealed by reflected light-sheet superresolution microscopy.
Zhao ZW, Roy R, Gebhardt JC, Suter DM, Chapman AR, Xie XS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 Dec 30;  PMID: 24379392  

Lkb1/Stk11 regulation of mTOR signaling controls the transition of chondrocyte fates and suppresses skeletal tumor formation.
Lai LP, Lilley BN, Sanes JR, McMahon AP.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 Nov 11;  PMID: 24218567

Neural mechanisms of reactivation-induced updating that enhance and distort memory.
St Jacques PL, Olm C, Schacter DL.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 Nov 4;  PMID: 24191059

Visual acuity development and plasticity in the absence of sensory experience
Kang E, Durand S, Leblanc JJ, Hensch TK, Chen C, Fagiolini M.
J Neurosci. 2013 Nov 6; 33(45): 17789-96. PMID: 24198369

First-person action experience reveals sensitivity to action efficiency in prereaching infants.
Skerry AE, Carey SE, Spelke ES
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 Oct 28; PMID: 24167247

Chronic Cellular Imaging of Entire Cortical Columns in Awake Mice Using Microprisms
Andermann ML, Gilfoy NB, Goldey GJ, Sachdev RN, Wolfel M, McCormick DA, Reid RC, Levene MJ
Neuron. 2013 Oct 16; PMID: 24139817

Monoaminergic orchestration of motor programs in a complex C. elegans behavior
Donnelly JL, Clark CM, Leifer AM, Pirri JK, Haburcak M, Francis MM, Samuel AD, Alkema MJ.
PLoS Biol. 2013;11(4): e1001529. PMID: 23565061

A Theory of the Transition to Critical Period Plasticity: Inhibition Selectively Suppresses Spontaneous Activity
Toyoizumi T, Miyamoto H, Yazaki-Sugiyama Y, Atapour N, Hensch TK, Miller KD.
Neuron. 2013 Oct 2;80(1): 51-63. PMID: 24094102

Loss of Schooling Behavior in Cavefish through Sight-Depdendent and Sight-Independent Mechanisms
Kowalko JE, Rohner N, Rompani SB, Peterson BK, Linden TA, Yoshizawa M, Kay EH, Weber J, Hoekstra HE,
Jeffery WR, Borowsky R, Tabin CJ.
Curr Biol 2013 Sept 10. PMID: 24035545

SAD-A kinase controls islet β-cell size and function as a mediator of mTORC1 signaling
Nie J, Liu X, Lilley BN, Zhang H, Pan YA, Kimball SR, Zhang J, Zhang W, Wang L, Jefferson LS, Sanes JR, Han X, Shi Y.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2013 Aug 6. PMID: 23922392

Opportunities and limitations of intrinsic functional connectivity MRI.
Buckner RL, Krienen FM, Yeo BT.
Nat Neurosci 2013 Jun 25; 16(7): 832-7. PMID: 23799476

Transient and Specific Inactivation of Drosophila Neurons In Vivo Using a Native Ligand-Gated Ion Channel.
Liu WW, Wilson RI.
Curr Biol. 2013 Jun 11. PMID: 23770187

Functional diversity among sensory receptors in a Drosophila olfactory circuit.
Mathew D, Martelli C, Kelley-Swift E, Brusalis C, Gershow M, Samuel AD, Emonet T, Carlson JR.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 May 20. PMID: 23690583

Single-cell transcriptomics reveals bimodality in expression and splicing in immune cells.
Shalek AK, Satija R, Adiconis X, Gertner RS, Gaublomme JT, Raychowdhury R, Schwartz S, Yosef N, Malboeuf C, Lu D, Trombetta JT, Gennert D, Gnirke A, Goren A, Hacohen N, Levin JZ, Park H, Regev A.
Nature. 2013 May 19. PMID: 23685454

Perineuronal nets protect fast-spiking interneurons against oxidative stress.
Cabungcal JH, Steullet P, Morishita H, Kraftsik R, Cuenod M, Hensch TK, Do KQ.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 May 13. PMID: 23671099

Adaptation to steady light by intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells.
Do MT, Yau KW.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 April 15. PMID: 23589882

Monoaminergic Orchestration of Motor Programs in a Complex C. elegans Behavior.
Donnelly JL, Clark CM, Leifer AM, Pirri JK, Haburcak M, Francis MM, Samuel AD, Alkema MJ.
PLoS Biol. 2013 April; 11 (4): e1001529. PMID: 23565061

Interpolated memory tests reduce mind wandering and improve learning of online lectures.
Szpunar KK, Khan NY, Schacter DL.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2013 April 1. PMID: 23576743

The Limits of Deliberation in a Perceptual Decision Task.
Zariwala HA, Kepecs A, Uchida N, Hirokawa J, Mainen ZF.
Neuron 2013 March 27. PMID: 23541901

Adaptive evolution of multiple traits through multiple mutations at a single gene.
Linnen CR, Poh YP, Peterson BK, Barrett RD, Larson JG, Jensen JD, Hoekstra HE.
Science 2013 March 15; 339(6125): 1312-6. PMID: 23493712

Adaptation to speed in macaque middle temporal and medial superior temporal areas.
Price NS, Born RT.
J Neurosci 2013 March 6; 33(10): 4359-68. PMID: 23467352

Optical control of metabotropic glutamate receptors.
Levitz J, Pantoja C, Gaub B, Janovjak H, Reiner A, Hoagland A, Schoppik D, Kane B, Stawski P, Schier AF, Trauner D, Isacoff EY.
Nat Neurosci 2013 March 3. PMID: 23455609

Probing allostery through DNA.
Kim S, Broströmer E, Xing D, Jin J, Chong S, Ge H, Wang S, Gu C, Yang L, Gao YQ, Su XD, Sun Y, Xie XS.
Science 2013 Feb 15; 339(6121): 816-9. PMID: 23413354

Memory and law: what can cognitive neuroscience contribute?
Schacter DL, Loftus EF.
Nat Neurosci 2013 Jan 28; 16(2): 119-23. PMID: 23354384

A Neuronal Signaling Pathway of CaMKII and Gqa Regulates Experience-Dependent Transcription of tph-1.
Qin Y, Zhang X, Zhang Y.
J Neurosci 2013 Jan 16; 33(3): 925-35. PMID: 23325232

Cortico-cortical projections in mouse visual cortex are functionally target specific.
Glickfeld LL, Andermann ML, Bonin V, Reid RC.
Nat Neurosci 2013 Jan 6. PMID: 23292681

NMDA Receptor Regulation Prevents Regression of Visual Cortical Function in the Absence of Mecp2.
Durand S, Patrizi A, Quast KB, Hachigian L, Pavlyuk R, Saxena A, Carninci P, Hensch TK, Fagiolini M.
Neuron 2012 Dec 20; 76(6):1078-90. PMID: 23259945

Allosteric control in a metalloprotein dramatically alters function.
Baxter EL, Zuris JA, Wang C, Vo PL, Axelrod HL, Cohen AE, Paddock ML, Nechushtai R, Onuchic JN, Jennings PA.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 Dec 27. PMID: 23271805

Actin, Spectrin, and Associated Proteins Form a Periodic Cytoskeletal Structure in Axons.
Xu K, Zhong G, Zhuang X.
Science 2012 Dec 13. PMID: 23239625

Individual Differences in Amygdala-Medial Prefrontal Anatomy Link Negative Affect, Impaired Social Functioning, and Polygenic Depression Risk.
Holmes AJ, Lee PH, Hollinshead MO, Bakst L, Roffman JL, Smoller JW, Buckner RL.
J Neurosci. 2012 Dec 12;32(50): 18087-18100. PMID: 23238724

Phototactic personality in fruit flies and its suppression by serotonin and white.
Kain JS, Stokes C, de Bivort BL
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 Nov 27; 109(48): 19834-9. PMID: 23150588

Developmental Bias in Cleavage-Stage Mouse Blastomeres.
Tabansky I, Lenarcic A, Draft RW, Loulier K, Keskin DB, Rosains J, Rivera-Feliciano J, Lichtman JW, Livet J, Stern JN, Sanes JR, Eggan K.
Curr Biol 2012 Nov 20. pii: S0960-9822(12)01309-7.. PMID: 23177476

The future of memory: remembering, imagining, and the brain.
Schacter DL, Addis DR, Hassabis D, Martin VC, Spreng RN, Szpunar KK.
Neuron 2012 Nov 21; 76(4): 677-94. PMID: 23177955

Cognitive Profile of Amyloid Burden and White Matter Hyperintensities in Cognitively Normal Older Adults.
Hedden T, Mormino EC, Amariglio RE, Younger AP, Schultz AP, Becker JA, Buckner RL, Johnson KA, Sperling RA, Rentz DM.
J Neurosci 2012 Nov 14; 32(46): 16233-16242. PMID: 23152607

Divergence of visual channels in the inner retina.
Asari H, Meister M.
Nat Neurosci. 2012 Oct 21; 15(11): 1581-9. PMID: 23086336

Serotonergic Integration of Circadian Clock and Ultradian Sleep-Wake Cycles.
Miyamoto H, Nakamaru-Ogiso E, Hamada K, Hensch TK.
J Neurosci 2012 Oct 17; 32(42): 14794-14803. PMID: 23077063

DBL-1, a TGF-β, is essential for Caenorhabditis elegans aversive olfactory learning.
Zhang X, Zhang Y.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 Oct 16; 109(42): 17081-6. PMID: 23019581

Expanding the lg superfamily code for laminar specificity in retina: expression and role of contactins.
Yamagata M, Sanes JR.
J Neurosci 2012 Oct 10; 32(41): 14402-14. PMID: 23055510

Illuminating Vertebrate Olfactory Processing.
Spors H, Albeanu DF, Murthy VN, Rinberg D, Uchida N, Wachowiak M, Friedrich RW.
J Neurosci 2012 Oct 10; 32(41): 14102-14108. PMID: 23055479

Critical period for acoustic preference in mice.
Yang EJ, Lin EW, Hensch TK.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 Oct 8. PMID: 23045690

Prenatal exposure to antidepressants and depressed maternal mood alter trajectory of infant speech perception.
Weikum WM, Oberlander TF, Hensch TK, Werker JF.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 Oct 8. PMID: 23045665

Direction-selective retinal ganglion cells arise from molecularly specified multipotential progenitors.
De la Huerta I, Kim IJ, Voinescu PE, Sanes JR.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 Oct 23; 109(43):17663-8. PMID: 23045641

Optimization of a GCaMP Calcium Indicator for Neural Activity Imaging.
Akerboom J, Chen TW, Wardill TJ, Tian L, Marvin JS, Mutlu S, Calderón NC, Esposti F, Borghuis BG, Sun XR, Gordus A, Orger MB, Portugues R, Engert F, Macklin JJ, Filosa A, Aggarwal A, Kerr RA, Takagi R, Kracun S, Shigetomi E, Khakh BS, Baier H, Lagnado L, Wang SS, Bargmann CI, Kimmel BE, Jayaraman V, Svoboda K, Kim DS, Schreiter ER, Looger LL.
J Neurosci. 2012 Oct 3; 32(40):13819-13840. PMID: 23035093

Interactions between Visual Attention and Episodic Retrieval: Dissociable Contributions of Parietal Regions during Gist-Based False Recognition.
Guerin SA, Robbins CA, Gilmore AW, Schacter DL.
Neuron. 2012 Sep 20;75(6): 1122-34. PMID: 22998879

Spontaneous giving and calculated greed.
Rand DG, Greene JD, Nowak MA.
Nature. 2012 Sep 20; 489(7416): 427-30. PMID: 22996558

Motor circuits are required to encode a sensory model for imitative learning.
Roberts TF, Gobes SM, Murugan M, Olveczky BP, Mooney R.
Nat Neurosci. 2012 Sep 16. PMID: 22983208

Super-resolution fluorescence imaging of organelles in live cells with photoswitchable membrane probes.
Shim SH, Xia C, Zhong G, Babcock HP, Vaughan JC, Huang B, Wang X, Xu C, Bi GQ, Zhuang X.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2012 Aug 28; 109(35): 13978-83. PMID: 22891300

Protocadherins mediate dendritic self-avoidance in the mammalian nervous system.

Lefebvre JL, Kostadinov D, Chen WV, Maniatis T, Sanes Jr.
Nature. 2012 Aug 23; 488 (7412): 517-21.

The most numerous ganglion cell type of the mouse retina is a selective feature detector.
Zhang Y, Kim IJ, Sanes JR, Meister M.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2012 Aug 13. PMID: 22891316.

Functional significance of isoform diversification in the protocadherin gamma gene cluster.
Chen WV, Alvarez FJ, Lefebvre JL, Friedman B, Nwakeze C, Geiman E, Smith C, Thu CA, Tapia JC, Tasic B, Sanes JR, Maniatis T.
Neuron. 2012 Aug 9; 75(3):402-9. PMID:  22884324  

Compartmentalized calcium dynamics in a C. elegans interneuron encode head movement.
Hendricks M, Ha H, Maffey N, Zhang Y.
Nature. 2012 Jul 5; 487(7405):99-103. PMID:  22722842

Otx2 binding to perineuronal nets persistently regulates plasticity in the mature visual cortex.
Beurdeley M, Spatazza J, Lee HH, Sugiyama S, Bernard C, Di Nardo AA, Hensch TK, Prochiantz A.
J Neurosci. 2012 Jul 4; 32(27):9429-37. PMID:  22764251  

Reversing the outcome of synapse elimination at developing neuromuscular junctions in vivo: evidence for synaptic competition and its mechanism.
Turney SG, Lichtman JW. 
PLoS Biol. 2012 Jun; 10(6):e1001352. PMID: 22745601

Odor representations in olfactory cortex: distributed rate coding and decorrelated population activity.
Miura K, Mainen ZF, Uchida N. 
Neuron. 2012 Jun 21; 74(6):1087-98. PMID:  22726838  

The Tangential Nucleus Controls a Gravito-inertial Vestibulo-ocular Reflex.
Bianco IH, Ma LH, Schoppik D, Robson DN, Orger MB, Beck JC, Li JM, Schier AF, Engert F, Baker R.
Curr Biol. 2012 Jun 13. PMID: 22704987

Activity-Dependent Regulation of Inhibition via GAD67. 
Lau CG, Murthy VN.
J Neurosci. 2012 Jun 20;32(25):8521-31. PMID: 22723692

Object ensemble processing in human anterior-medial ventral visual cortex.
Cant JS, Xu Y.
J Neurosci. 2012 May 30;32(22):7685-700. PMID: 22649247

Differential diffusivity of Nodal and Lefty underlies a reaction-diffusion patterning system.
Müller P, Rogers KW, Jordan BM, Lee JS, Robson D, Ramanathan S, Schier AF.
Science. 2012 May 11; 336(6082):721-4. PMID:  22499809  

Functional importance of telomerase pseudoknot revealed by single-molecule analysis.
Mihalusova M, Wu JY, Zhuang X.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Dec 20;108(51):20339-44. Epub 2011 May 13. PMID: 21571642

Coaxial multishell nanowires with high-quality electronic interfaces and tunable optical cavities for ultrathin photovoltaics.
Kempa TJ, Cahoon JF, Kim SK, Day RW, Bell DC, Park HG, Lieber CM.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 31;109(5):1407-12. Epub 2012 Jan 19. PMID: 22307592

The big and the small: challenges of imaging the brain's circuits.
Lichtman JW, Denk W.
Science. 2011 Nov 4;334(6056):618-23. Review. PMID: 22053041

Molecular organization of vomeronasal chemoreception.
Isogai Y, Si S, Pont-Lezica L, Tan T, Kapoor V, Murthy VN, Dulac C.
Nature. 2011 Sep 21;478(7368):241-5. doi: 10.1038/nature10437. PMID: 21937988

Digital RNA sequencing minimizes sequence-dependent bias and amplification noise with optimized single-molecule barcodes.
Shiroguchi K, Jia TZ, Sims PA, Xie XS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 9. PMID: 22232676

Functional specialization of mouse higher visual cortical areas.
Andermann ML, Kerlin AM, Roumis DK, Glickfeld LL, Reid RC.
Neuron. 2011 Dec 22;72(6):1025-39. PMID: 22196337

Age-related alterations in neurons of the mouse retina. 
Samuel MA, Zhang Y, Meister M, Sanes JR.
J Neurosci. 2011 Nov 2;31(44):16033-44. PMID: 22049445

Local diversity and fine-scale organization of receptive fields in mouse visual cortex.
Bonin V, Histed MH, Yurgenson S, Reid RC.
J Neurosci. 2011 Dec 14;31(50):18506-21. PMID: 22171051

Transcranial magnetic stimulation modulates the brain's intrinsic activity in a frequency-dependent manner.
Eldaief MC, Halko MA, Buckner RL, Pascual-Leone A.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Dec 12. PMID: 22160708

Characterization of the functional MRI response temporal linearity via optical control of neocortical pyramidal neurons.
Kahn I, Desai M, Knoblich U, Bernstein J, Henninger M, Graybiel AM, Boyden ES, Buckner RL, Moore CI.
J Neurosci. 2011 Oct 19;31(42):15086-91. PMID: 22016542

Face Recognition: Vision and Emotions beyond the Bubble.
Tang H, Kreiman G.
Curr Biol. 2011 Nov 8;21(21):R888-90. PMID: 22075428

Large-Scale Automated Histology in the Pursuit of Connectomes.
Kleinfeld D, Bharioke A, Blinder P, Bock DD, Briggman KL, Chklovskii DB, Denk W, Helmstaedter M, Kaufhold JP, Lee WC, Meyer HS, Micheva KD, Oberlaender M, Prohaska S, Reid RC, Smith SJ, Takemura S, Tsai PS, Sakmann B.
J Neurosci. 2011 Nov 9;31(45):16125-16138. PMID: 22072665

The big and the small: challenges of imaging the brain's circuits.
Lichtman JW, Denk W.
Science. 2011 Nov 4;334(6056):618-23. PMID: 22053041

Age-related alterations in neurons of the mouse retina.
Samuel MA, Zhang Y, Meister M, Sanes JR.
J Neurosci. 2011 Nov 2;31(44):16033-44. PMID: 22049445

Focal pontine lesions provide evidence that intrinsic functional connectivity reflects polysynaptic anatomical pathways.
Lu J, Liu H, Zhang M, Wang D, Cao Y, Ma Q, Rong D, Wang X, Buckner RL, Li K.
J Neurosci. 2011 Oct 19;31(42):15065-71. PMID: 22016540

Characterization of the Functional MRI Response Temporal Linearity via Optical Control of Neocortical Pyramidal Neurons.
Kahn I, Desai M, Knoblich U, Bernstein J, Henninger M, Graybiel AM, Boyden ES, Buckner RL, Moore CI.
J Neurosci. 2011 Oct 19;31(42):15086-15091. PMID: 22016542

Flexible intuitions of Euclidean geometry in an Amazonian indigene group.
Izard V, Pica P, Spelke ES, Dehaene S.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jun 14;108(24):9782-7. Epub 2011 May 23.
PMID: 21606377

Chromosome organization by a nucleoid-associated protein in live bacteria.
Wang W, Li GW, Chen C, Xie XS, Zhuang X.
Science. 2011 Sep 9;333(6048):1445-9. PMID: 21903814

Role of astrocytes in neurovascular coupling.
Petzold GC, Murthy VN.
Neuron. 2011 Sep 8;71(5):782-97. PMID: 21903073

Default mode of brain function in monkeys.
Mantini D, Gerits A, Nelissen K, Durand JB, Joly O, Simone L, Sawamura H, Wardak C, Orban GA, Buckner RL, Vanduffel W.
J Neurosci. 2011 Sep 7;31(36):12954-62. PMID: 21900574

Olfactory maps in the brain.
Murthy, VN.
Annu Rev Neurosci. 34:233-58. (Review) PMID: 21692659

The projective field of a retinal amacrine cell.
de Vries SE, Baccus SA, Meister M.
J Neurosci. 2011 Jun 8;31(23):8595-604. PMID: 21653863

Central dogma at the single-molecule level in living cells.
Li GW, Xie XS.
Nature. 2011 Jul 20;475(7356):308-15. doi: 10.1038/nature10315. PMID: 21776076

Coupled, Circumferential Motions of the Cell Wall Synthesis Machinery and MreB Filaments in B. subtilis.
Garner EC, Bernard R, Wang W, Zhuang X, Rudner DZ, Mitchison T.
Science. 2011 Jun 2. PMID: 21636745

Retinal ganglion cells with distinct directional preferences differ in molecular identity, structure, and central projections.
Kay JN, De la Huerta I, Kim IJ, Zhang Y, Yamagata M, Chu MW, Meister M, Sanes JR.
J Neurosci. 2011 May 25;31(21):7753-62. PMID: 21613488

Cell Death Triggers Olfactory Circuit Plasticity via Glial Signaling in Drosophila.
Kazama H, Yaksi E, Wilson RI.
J Neurosci. 2011 May 25;31(21):7619-30. PMID: 21613475

Flexible intuitions of Euclidean geometry in an Amazonian indigene group.
Izard V, Pica P, Spelke ES, Dehaene S.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 23. PMID: 21606377

Telomerase and Retrotransposons: Reverse Transcriptases That Shaped Genomes Sackler Special Feature: Functional importance of telomerase pseudoknot revealed by single-molecule analysis.
Mihalusova M, Wu JY, Zhuang X.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 13. PMID: 21571642

Specific insulin-like peptides encode sensory information to regulate distinct developmental processes.
Cornils A, Gloeck M, Chen Z, Zhang Y, Alcedo J.
Development 2011 March; 138(6): 1183-93. PMID: 21343369

Number without a language model.
Spaepen E, Coppola M, Spelke ES, Carey SE, Goldin-Meadow S.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Feb 22;108(8):3163-8. Epub 2011 Feb 7. PMID: 21300893

Excitatory projection neuron subtypes control the distribution of local inhibitory interneurons in the cerebral cortex.
Lodato S, Rouaux C, Quast KB, Jantrachotechatchawan C, Studer M, Hensch TK, Arlotta P.
Neuron. 2011 Feb 24;69(4):763-79. PMID: 21338885

Kronauer DJ, Pierce NE.
Curr Biol. 2011 Mar 22;21(6):R208-9. No abstract available. PMID: 21419982

Internally generated preactivation of single neurons in human medial frontal cortex predicts volition
Fried I, Mukamel R, Kreiman G.
Neuron. 2011 Feb 10;69(3):548-62. PMID: 21315264 

Linking topography to tonotopy in the mouse auditory thalamocortical circuit.
Hackett TA, Rinaldi Barkat T, O'Brien BM, Hensch TK, Polley DB.
J Neurosci. 2011 Feb 23;31(8):2983-95. PMID: 21414920

A Sensory Code for Host Seeking in Parasitic Nematodes.
Hallem EA, Dillman AR, Hong AV, Zhang Y, Yano JM, Demarco SF, Sternberg PW.
Curr Biol. 2011 Feb 23. PMID: 21353558

The developmental role of agouti in color pattern evolution.
Manceau M, Domingues VS, Mallarino R, Hoekstra HE.
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Competition drives cooperation among closely related sperm of deer mice.
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Zebrafish behavioral profiling links drugs to biological targets and rest/wake regulation.
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Bacterial gut symbionts are tightly linked with the evolution of herbivory in ants.
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