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Archive: Summer 2013 - Fall 2013 - Winter 2014 - Spring 2014 - Summer 2014 - Fall 2014 - Winter 2015 - Spring 2015 - Summer 2015 - Fall 2015 - Winter 2016 - Spring 2016 - Fall 2016 - Winter 2017 - Spring 2017 - Summer 2017- Fall 2017


Fall 2017
DatePaper
September 29 A Uematsu, BZ Tan, EA Ycu, JS Cuevas, J Koivumaa, F Junyent, EJ Kremer, IB Witten, K Deisseroth, JP Johansen (2017). Modular organization of the brainstem noradrenaline system coordinates opposing learning states. Nature Neuroscience. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1038/nn.4642 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
October 6 J. Feng and Wang (2017). Harmonic template neurons in primate auditory cortex underlying complex sound processing. PNAS. doi:10.1073/pnas.1607519114 - PDF - Supplementary Information
Presenter: Luke Shaheen
October 13 J. Lai, E.L. Bartlett (2017). Age-related decline in behavioral discrimination of amplitude modulation frequencies compared to envelope-following responses. bioRxiv. Preprint doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/193268 - PDF
Presenter: Jesyin Lai
October 20 C.T. Anderson, M. Kumar, S. Xiong, T. Tzounopoulos (2017). Cell-specific gain modulation by synaptically released zinc in cortical circuits of audition. eLIFE. Sep 9;6. pii: e29893. doi: 10.7554/eLife.29893. - PDF
Presenter: Douglas Zeppenfeld
October 27 TBD Presenter: Charlie Heller
November 3 TBD Presenter: TBD
November 10 TBD Presenter: TBD

Summer 2017
DatePaper
June 23 A. Stigliani, B. Jeska, & K. Grill-Spector (2017). An encoding model of temporal processing in human visual cortex. bioRxiv. February 15. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/108985 - PDF
Presenter: Jesyin Lai
June 30 W. Guo, A.R. Clause, A. Barth-Maron, D.B. Polley (2017). A corticothalamic circuit for dynamic switching between feature detection and discrimination. Neuron. Jun 14. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.05.019 - PDF
Presenter: Luke Shaheen
July 21 S. Sabbah, J.A. Germmer, A. Bhatia-Lin, G. Manoff, G. Castro, J.K. Siegel, N. Jeffery & D.M. Berson (2017). A retinal code for motion along the gravitational and body axes. Nature. Jun 22;546(7659):492-497 - PDF
Presenter: Douglas Zeppenfeld
August 11 H.K. Kato, S.K. Asinof, J.S. Isaacson (2017). Network-level control of frequency tuning in Auditory Cortex. Neuron. Jul 19;95(2):412-423 - PDF
Presenter: Mateo Lopez-Espejo
September 1 Y. Xie, C. Nie, and T. Yang (2017). Covert Shift of Attention Modulates the Value Encoding in the Orbitofrontal Cortex. bioRxiv (Neuroscience). Aug 29;doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/181784 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
September 15 K.S. Henry, K.S. Abrams, J. Forst, M.J. Mender, E.G. Neilans, F. Idrobo, L.H. Carney (2017). Midbrain synchrony to envelope structure supports behavioral sensitivity to single-format vowel-like sounds in noise. JARO. Feb;18(1): 165-181 - PDF
Presenter: Jesyin Lai

Archive: Spring 2017
DatePaper
Mar 17 J. Clemens, C.C. Giardin, P. Coen, X. Guan, B.J. Dickson, M. Murthy (2015). Connecting neural codes with behavior in the auditory system of Drosophila. Neuron 87:1332-1343. - PDF - Preview
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
Mar 24 D.E. Winkowski, D.A. Nagode, K.J. Donaldson, P. Yin,S.A. Shamma, J.B. Fritz, P.O. Kanold (2017). Orbitofrontal cortex neurons respond to sound and activate primary auditory cortex neurons. Cerebral Cortex - Jan 8. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw409. - PDF
Presenter: Ulysses Duckler
Mar 31 D.E. Wilson, G.B. Smith, A.L. Jacob, T. Walker, J. Dimidschstein, G. Fishell, D. Fitzpatrick (2017). GABAergic Neurons in Ferret Visual Cortex Participate in Functionally Specific Networks. Neuron - Mar 8;93(5):1058-1065. - PDF
Presenter: All
Apr 7 A. Giovannucci, A. Badura, B. Deverett, F. Najafi, T.D. Pereira, Z. Gao, I. Ozden, A.D. Kloth, E. Pnevmatikakis, L. Paninski, C.I De Zeeuw, J.F. Medina & S. S-H Wang (2017). Cerebellar granule cells acquire a widespread predictive feedback signal during motor learning. Nature Neuroscience - Mar 20. doi: 10.1038/nn.4531. - PDF
Presenter: Douglas Zeppenfeld
Apr 28 K.C. Puvvada, J.Z. Simon (2017). Cortical representations of speech in a multi-talker auditory scene. BioRxiv - Apr. 26 doi: http://dx.org/10.1101/124750. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
May 19 L.I. Schmitt, R.D. Wimmer, M. Nakajima, M. Happ, S. Mofakham, M.M. Halassa (2017). Thalamic amplification of cortical connectivity sustains attentional control. Nature. Online 03 May 2017. doi: 10.1038/nature22073. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
May 26 D. Aronov, R. Nevers, D.W. Tank (2017). Mapping of a non-spatial dimension by the hippocampal-entorhinal circuit. Nature. Mar 29;543(7647):719-722. doi: 10.1038/nature21692. - PDF
Presenter: Stephen David
June 9 Singla S, Dempsey C, Warren R. Enikolopov & Sawtell NB (2017). A cerebellum-like circuit in the auditory system cancels responses to self-generated sounds. Nature Neuroscience. May 22. doi: 10.1038/nn.4567. - PDF
Presenter: Douglas Zeppenfeld
June 16 Y. Han, J.M. Kebschull, R.A.A. Campbell, D. Cowan, F. Imhof, A.M. Zador, T.D. Mrsic-Flogel (2017). A single-cell anatomical blueprint for intracortical information transfer from primary visual cortex. bioRxiv. June 9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/148031 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi

Archive: Winter 2016
DatePaper
January 13 B. L. Robinson, N. S. Harper & D. McAlpine (2016). Meta-adaptation in the auditory midbrain under cortical influence Nature Communications Nov 24;7:13442 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
January 20 S. Kato, H.S. Kaplan,T. Schrödel, S. Skora, T.H. Lindsay, E. Yemini,S. Lockery, and M. Zimmer (2015). Global brain dynamics embed the motor command sequence of Caenorhabditis elegans. Cell Oct 22;163(3):656-69 - PDF
Presenter: All
January 27 TBA
Presenter: Erick Gallun
Feb 13 ARO - No meeting
Feb 24 V.C. Caruso, J.T. Mohl, C. Glynn, J. Lee, S. Willett, A. Zaman, R. Estrada, S. Tokdar, J.M. Groh (2017). Evidence for time division multiplexing of multiple simultaneous items in a sensory coding bottleneck bioRxiv Feb. 9, 2017 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/107185 - PDF
Presenter: Jean Lienard
Feb 27 **NGP Recruitment** 2:15PM Vollum 4M. K.V. Kuchibhotla, J.V. Gill, G.W. Lindsay, E.S. Papadoyannis, R.E. Field, T.A. Hindmarsh Sten, K.D. Miller & R.C. Froemke (2017). Parallel processing by cortical inhibition enables context-dependent behavior. Nature Neuroscience - Jan;20(1):62-71 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
Mar 3 C. Stringer, M. Pachitariu, N.A. Steinmetz, M. Okun, P. Bartho, K.D. Harris, M. Sahani, N.A. Lesica (2016). Inhibitory control of correlated intrinsic variability in cortical networks. eLife - Dec 7;5. pii: e19695. - PDF
Presenter: Charlie Heller

Archive: Fall 2016
Date Paper
September 9 N. C. Rabinowitz, R. L. Gorris, M. Cohen, E. P. Simoncelli (2015). Attention stabilizes the shared gain of V4 populations eLIFE 4:e08998. - PDF
Presenter: Stephen David
September 30 M. F. Glasser, T. S. Coalson, E. C. Robinson, C. D. Hacker, J. Harwell, E. Yacoub, K. Ugurbil, J. Andersson, C. F. Beckmann, M. Jenkinson, S. M. Smith, D. C. Van Essen (2016). A multi-modal parcellation of human cerebral cortex. Nature 536: 171–178 - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
October 21 J. S. Wu, E. D. Young, E. Glowatzki (2016). Maturation of spontaneous firing properties after hearing ontset in rat auditory nerve fibers: spontaneous rates, refractoriness, and interfiber correlations. The Journal of Neuroscience 36(41):10584-10597 - PDF
Presenter: Sean Slee
October 28 R.D. Wimmer, L.I. Schmitt, T.J. Davidson, M. Nakajima, K. Deisseroth, M.M. Halassa (2015). Thalamic control of sensory selection in divided attention. Nature 526(7575):705-9 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
December 2 P. Lakatos, A. Barczak, S.A. Neymotin, T. McGinnis, D. Ross, D.C. Javitt, M.N. O'Connell (2016). Global dynamics of selective attention and its lapses in primary auditory cortex. Nature Neuroscience 19:1707-1717 - PDF
Presenter: Luke Shaheen
December 9 T.A. Engel, N.A. Steinmetz, M.A. Gieselmann, A. Thiele, T. Moor, K. Boahen (2016). Selective modulation of cortical state during spatial attention. Science Vol. 354, Issue 6316, pp. 1140-1144 - PDF - Supplementary Material
Presenter: All

Archive: Spring 2016
Date Paper
April 1 J. K. Baruni, B. Lau, & C. D. Salzman (2015). Reward expectation differentially modulates attentional behavior and activity in visual area V4. Nat. Neuroscience Nov;18(11):1656-63 - PDF
Background: J.H.R. Maunsell (2004). Neuronal representations of cognitive state: reward or attention? Trends Cog. Sci. June 8(6):261-5 - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
April 8 Y. Chen, S. Martinez-Conde, S. L. Macknik, Y. Bereshopolova, H. A. Swadlow, J. M. Alonso (2008). Task difficulty modulates the activity of specific neuronal populations in primary visual cortex. Nat. Neuroscience Aug;11(8):974-82 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
April 15 S. Ohmae & J. F. Medina (2015). Climbing fibers encode a temporal-difference prediction error during cerebellar learning in mice. Nat. Neuroscience Dec;18(12):1798-803 - PDF
Presenter: Luci Moore
April 22 G. A. Matthews et al., (2016). Dorsal raphe dopamine neurons represent the experience of social isolation. Cell Feb 11;164(4):617-31 - PDF
Presenter: Jeffrey Tang
April 29 D. Vallentin, G. Kosche, D. Lipkind, M. A. Long (2016). Inhibition protects acquired song segments during vocal learning in zebra finches. Science Jan 15;351(6270):267-71 - PDF - Supplementary Materials
Presenter: Sami Friedrich
May 13 A.G. Huth, W.A. de Heer, F.E. Theunissen, J.L. Gallant (2016). Natural speech reveals the semantic maps that tile human cerebral cortex. Nature Apr 28;532(7600):453-8 - PDF - Supplementary Information
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
May 27 H. Hong, D.L. Yamins, N.J. Majaj, J.J. DiCarlo (2016). Explicit information for category-orthogonal object properties increases along the ventral stream. Nature Neuroscience Apr;19(4):613-22 - PDF - Supplementary Information
Presenter: Alex Dimitrov
June 3 **BEHN-NGP Seminar Series** - Leah Krubitzer, PhD - "Cortical plasticity within and across lifetime" - 4PM Vollum M1441 Flyer
June 10 D.E. Mitchell, C.C. Della Santina, K.E. Cullen (2016). Plasticity within non-cerebellar pathways rapidly shapes motor performance in vivo. Nature Communications May 9;7:11238 - PDF
Presenter: Tim Balmer
June 17 J.P. Mayo and J.H.R Maunsell (2016). Graded neuronal modulations related to visual spatial attention. The Journal of Neuroscience May 11;36(19):5353-61 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi

Archive: Winter 2016
Date Paper
January 8 J.D. Yao, P. Bremen, J.C. Middlebrooks (2015). Emergence of spatial stream segregation in the auditory pathway. J. Neurosci. Dec 9;35(49):16199-212 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
January 15 J. Tsunada, A.S.K. Liu, J.I. Gold, Y.E. Cohen (2016). Causal contribution of primate auditory cortex to auditory perceptual decision-making. Nature Neuroscience Jan;19(1):135-142 - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
January 22 G. Fuhrmann, I. Segev, H. Markram, and M. Tsodyks (2002). Coding of temporal information by activity-dependent synapses J. Neurophysiol. Jan;87(1):140-8. - PDF
Presenter: Luci Moore
January 29 N. Ding, L. Melloni, H. Zhang, X. Tian, D. Poeppel (2016). Cortical tracking of hierachical linguistic structures in connected speech Nat. Neurosci. Jan;19(1):158-64. - PDF - Supplementary Information
Presenter: Sean Slee
February 5 N. Barascud, M. T. Pearce, T. D. Griffiths, K. J. Friston, and M. Chait (2016) . Brain responses in humans reveal ideal observer-like sensitivity to complex acoustic patterns PNAS Jan 19. pii: 201508523. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
February 12 A. R. Chambers, J. Resnik, Y. Yuan, J. P. Whitton, A. S. Edge, M. C. Liberman, D. B. Polley (2016). Central gain restores auditory processing following near-complete cochlear denervation. Neuron Jan 28. pii: S0896-6273(15)01169-1. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.12.041. [Epub ahead of print] - PDF
Presenter: Brad Buran
February 19 No Meeting (ARO)
March 11 **BEHN-NGP Seminar Series** - Pat Levitt, PhD - PDF
March 18 I. M. Park, M. L. R. Meister, A. C. Huk & J. W. Pillow (2014). Encoding and decoding in parietal cortex during sensorimotor decision-making. Nature Neuroscience Oct;17(10):1395-403 - PDF
Presenter: All (Stephen David)

Archive: Fall 2015
Date Paper
September 25 B. Hangya, S.P. Renade, M. Lorenc, A. Kepecs (2015). Central cholinergic neurons are rapidly recruited by reinforcement feedback. Cell Aug 27;162(5):1155-68. - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
October 2 R.S. Williamson, K.E. Hancock, B.G. Shinn-Cunningham, D.B. Polley (2015). Locomotion and Task Demands Differentially Modulate Thalamic Audiovisual Processing during Active Search. Curr. Biol. Jul 20;25(14):1885-91 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
October 9 P.T. Sadtler, K.M. Quick, M.D. Golub, S.M. Chase, S.I. Ryu, E.C. Tyler-Kabara, B.M. Yu, A.P. Batista (2014). Neural constraints on learning. Nature Aug 28;512(7515):423-6 - PDF
Presenter: Stephen David
October 16 No Meeting (SfN)
October 23 J.D. Downer, M. Niwa, M.L. Sutter (2015). Task engagement selectively modulates neural correlations in primary auditory cortex. J. Neurosci. May 13;35(19):7565-74 - PDF - JC Article
Presenter: Sean Slee
October 30 No Meeting
November 6 R. Coen-Cagli, A. Kohn & O. Schwartz (2015). Flexible gating of contextual influence in natural vision. Nature Neuroscience Nov;18(11):1648-55. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
November 13 R. L. T. Goris, J. A. Movshon, E. P Simoncelli (2014). Partitioning neuronal variability. Nature Neuroscience June;17(6):858-65. - PDF - News & views
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
November 20 C.H. Keller, T.T. Takahashi (2015). Spike timing precision changes with spike rate adaptation in the owl's auditory space map.
J. Neurophysiol. Oct;114(4):2204-19. - PDF
Presenter: Alex Dimitrov
November 27 No Meeting (Thanksgiving)
December 4 H.K. Kato, S.N. Gillet, J.S. Isaacson (2015). Flexible sensory representations in auditory cortex driven by behavioral relevance
Neuron Nov 11. pii: S0896-6273(15)00918-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.10.024. [Epub ahead of print] - PDF
Presenter: Tim Balmer
December 11 K. Reinhold, A.D. Lien, M. Scanziani (2015). Dinstict recurrent versus afferent dynamics in cortical visual processing.
Nat. Neurosci. Dec;18(12):1789-97. doi: 10.1038/nn.4153. [Epub ahead of print] - PDF - News & Views
Presenter: Sami Friedrich
December 18 N. Chen, H. Sugihara, & M. Sur (2015). An acetylcholine-activated microcircuit drives temporal dynamics of cortical activity.
Nat. Neurosci. Jun;18(6):892-902. - PDF
Presenter: Jefferey Tang

Archive: Summer 2015
Date Paper
June 23 M.J. McGinley, S.V. David, D.A. McCormick (2015). Cortical membrane potential signature of optimal states for sensory signal detection. Neuron In Press - PDF
Presenter: All
June 30 G.H. Otazu, H. Chae, M.B. Davis, and D.F. Albeanu (2015). Cortical feedback decorrelates olfactory bulb output in awake mice. Neuron Jun 17;86(6):1461-77. - PDF
Presenter: All
July 7 L.F. Abbott, J.A. Varela, K. Sen, S.B. Nelson (1997). Synaptic depression and cortical gain control. Science Jan 10;275(5297):220-4. - PDF
Presenter: All
July 14 K.P Walsh, E.G. Pasanen, D. McFadden (2015). Changes in otoacoustic emissions during selective auditory and visual attention. J. Acoust Soc Am May;137(5):2737. - PDF
Presenter: All
July 21 No Meeting
July 28 No Meeting
Aug 4 J.S. Rothman, L. Cathala, V. Steuber & R.A. Silver (2009). Synaptic depression enables neuronal gain control. Science Feb 19;457(7232):1015-8. - PDF
Presenter: All
Aug 11 A. Friedman, D. Homma, L.G. Gibb, K. Amemori, S.J. Rubin, A.S. Hood, M.H. Riad, A.M. Graybiel (2015). A corticostriatal path targeting striosomes controls decision-making under conflict. Cell Jun 4;161(6):1320-33. - PDF
Preview: N. Kolling, M.F.S. Rushworth (2015). What's worth the risk? A neural circuit for trade-offs. Cell Jun 4;161(6):1243-4. - PDF
Presenter: All
Aug 18 No Meeting
Aug 25 D.Y. Takahashi, A.R. Fenley, Y. Teramoto, D.Z. Narayanan, J.I. Borjon, P. Holmes, A.A. Ghazanfar (2015). The developmental dynamics of marmoset monkey vocal production. Science Aug 14; 349(6249):734-8. - PDF
Presenter: All

Archive: Spring 2015
Date Paper
April 10 N. Ulanovsky, L. Las and I. Nelken (2003). Processing of low-probability sounds by cortical neurons. Nature Neuroscience Apr;6(4):391-8 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
April 17 3:30 PM - Vollum M1441- OHRC Seminar: "Neural pathways for auditory cognition in rodents". PDF
Presenter: Santiago Jaramillo
April 24 M. Okun, N.A. Steinmetz, L. Cossell, M.F. Iacaruso, H. Ko, P. Bartho, T. Moore, S.B. Hofer, T.D. Mrsic-Flogel, M. Carandini & K.D. Harris (2015). Diverse coupling of neurons to populations in sensory cortex. Nature Apr. 6 doi:10.1038/nature14273- PDF
Background: M.L. Scholvinck, A.B. Saleem, A. Benucci, K.D. Harris, M. Carandini (2015). Cortical state determines global variability and correlations in visual cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience Jan 7;35(1):170-8 - PDF
Presenter: Alex Dimitrov
May 1 R. Xie, J.X. Gittelman, G.D. Pollak (2007). Rethinking tuning: in vivo whole-cell recordings in the inferior colliculus in awake bats. The Journal of Neuroscience Aug 29;27(35):9469-81 - PDF
Presenter: Luci Moore
May 8 V. de Lafuente, R. Romo (2005). Neuronal correlates of subjective sensory experience. Nature Neuroscience Dec;8(12):1698-703 - PDF
Presenter: Nora Hammack
May 15 H. Asari & M. Meister (2012). Divergence of visual channels in the inner retina. Nature Neuroscience Nov;15(11):1581-9 - PDF
Presenter: Ben Murphy-Baum
May 22 R. Kiani and M.N. Shadlen (2009). Representation of Confidence Associated with a Decision by Neurons in the Parietal Cortex. Science May 8;324(5928):759-64 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
May 29 No Meeting
June 5 Q. Xiong, P. Znamenskiy, A.M. Zador (2015). Selective corticostriatal plasticity during acquisition of an auditory discrimination task. Nature May 21;521, 348-351 - PDF
Presenter: Hsin-Wei
June 12 T.Z. Luo and J.H.R. Maunsell (2015). Neuronal modulations in visual cortex are associated with only one of multiple components of attention. Neuron Jun 3;86(5):1182-8 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi

Archive: Winter 2015
Date Paper
January 9 M. Elihali, L. Ma, C. Micheyl, A.J. Oxenham, and S.A. Shamma (2009). Temporal coherence in the perceptual organization and cortical representation of auditory scenes. Neuron 61, 317-329. - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
January 23 M. Xue, B.V. Atallah, M. Scanziani (2014). Equalizing excitation-inhibition ratios across visual cortical neurons. Nature 511:596-600. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
February 6 K.I. Nagel, E.J. Hong, R.I. Wilson (2014). Synaptic and circuit mechanisms promoting broadband transmission of olfactory stimulus dynamics. Nature Neuroscience 18(1):56-65. - PDF
Presenter: Hsin-Wei
March 13 Numenta (2011). Hierarchical Temporal Memory (including HTM Cortical Learning Algorithms. PDF
Presenter: Sandy Dash
March 27 P.H. Delano, D. Elgueda, C.M. Hamame, L. Robles (2007). Selective attention to visual stimuli reduces cochlear sensitivity in Chinchillas. Journal of Neuroscience 27(15):4146-53. PDF
Presenter: Brad Buran

Archive: Fall 2014
Date Paper
October 3 D.M. Schneider, A. Nelson, R. Mooney. (2014) A synaptic and circuit basis for corollary discharge in the auditory cortex. Nature. 513(7517):189-94. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
October 10 R.L. Redondo, J. Kim, A.L. Arons, S. Ramirez, X. Liu, S. Tonegawa. (2014) Bidirectional switch of the valence associated with a hippocampal contextual memory engram. Nature. 513: 426-430. - PDF
Background: S. Ramirez, S. Tonegawa and X. Liu. (2014) Identification and optogenetic manipulation of memory engrams in the hippocampus. Front. Behav. Neurosci.. 17;7:226. - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
October 17 C.C. Rodgers, M.R. DeWeese (2014) Neural correlates of task switching in prefrontal cortex and primary auditory cortex in a novel stimulus selection task for rodents. Neuron 82: 1157-70. - PDF - News & views
Presenter: Sean Slee
October 24 C. DiMattina, K. Zhang (2013) Adaptive stimulus optimization for sensory systems neuroscience. Front Neural Circuits 7:101. - PDF
Presenter: Alex Dimitrov
November 7 J. Reimer, E Froudarakis, C.R. Cadwell, D. Yatsenko, G.H. Denfield, and A.S. Tolias (2014) Pupil fluctuations track fast switching of cortical states during quiet wakefulness. Neuron 84, 355-362. - PDF - News & views
Presenter: All
December 5 M. Pecka, Y. Han, E. Sader, and T. D. Mrsic-Flogel (2014) Experience-dependent specialization of receptive-field surround for selective coding of natural scenes. Neuron 84, 457-469. - PDF
Presenter: All
December 19 M.N. O'Connell, A. Barczak, C.E. Schroeder, P. Lakatos (2014) Layer specific sharpening of frequency tuning by selective attention in primary auditory cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. 34(49):16496-508. PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi

Archive: Summer 2014
Date Paper
July 18 J.L. Herrero, M.J. Roberts, L.S. Delicato, M.A. Gieselmann, P. Dayan, A. Thiele (2008) Acetylcholine contributes through muscarinic receptors to attentional modulation in V1. Nature. 454: 1110-4. - PDF
Background: K.D. Harris & A. Thiele (2011) Cortical state and attention. Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 12: 509-23. - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
July 25 P. Znamenskiy, A.M. Zador. (2013) Corticostriatal neurons in auditory cortex drive decisions during auditory discrimination. Nature. 497: 482-5. PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
August 1 V. Mante, D. Sussillo, K.V. Shenoy & W.T. Newsome (2013) Context-dependent computation by recurrent dynamics in prefrontal cortex. Nature. 7;503(7474):78-84. - PDF
Presenter: Hillary Rodgers
August 8 No meeting
August 15 A.R. Chambers, K.E. Hancock, K. Sen, D.B. Polley (2014) Online stimulus optimization rapidly reveals multidimensional selectivity in auditory cortical neurons. J. Neurosci.. 34(27):8963-75 - PDF
Presenter: Jean Lienard

Archive: Spring 2014
Date Paper
April 4 A. Kennedy, G. Wayne, P. Kaifosh, K. Alvina, L.F.Abbott, N.B. Sawtell. (2014) A temporal basis for predicting the sensory consequences of motor commands in an electric fish. Nature Neuroscience. 17: 416-422. - PDF
Presenter: Carol Glogowski
April 11 Alexander Borst & Frederic E. Theunissen. (1999) Information theory and neural coding. Nature Neuroscience. 2: 947-57. - PDF
Presenter: Alex Dimitrov
April 18 No meeting
April 25 G. Chechik, M.J. Anderson, O. Bar-Yosef, E.D. Young, N. Tishby, I. Nelken. (2006) Reduction of information redundancy in the ascending auditory pathway. Neuron. 51(3):359-68. - PDF - News & views
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
May 2 P. Coen, J. Clemens, A.J. Weinstein, D.A. Pacheco, Y. Deng, M. Murthy (2014) Dynamic sensory cues shape song structure in Drosophila. Nature. 507(7491):233-7. - PDF
Presenter: Hsin-Wei Lu
May 9 S. Liu, Y. Gu, G.C. DeAngelis, D.E. Angelaki. (2013) Choice-related activity and correlated noise in subcortical vestibular neurons Nature Neuroscience. 16(1):89-97. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
May 16 A. Gdalyahu, E. Tring, P. Polack, R. Gruver, P. Golshani, M.S. Fanselow, A.J. Silva, J.T. Trachtenberg. (2012) Associative Fear Learning Enhances Sparse Network Coding in Primary Sensory Cortex. 75(1):121-132. - PDF
Presenter: Reena Clements
May 23 R.M. Haefner, S. Gerwinn, J.H. Macke, M. Bethge. (2013) Inferring decoding strategies from choice probabilities in the presence of correlated variability. Nature Neuroscience. 16(2):235-42. - PDF
Presenter: Everyone
May 30 S.J. Tripathy, K. Padmanabhan, R.C. Gerkin, N.N. Urban. (2013) Intermediate intrinsic diversity enhances neural population coding. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 110(20):8248-53. - PDF
Presenter: Hillary Rodgers

Archive: Winter 2014
Date Paper
January 10 S.D. Wiederman & D.C. O'Carroll. (2013) Selective attention in an insect visual neuron. Current Biology 23: 156-61. - PDF
Presenter: Dan Yaeger
January 17 L.S. Hamilton, J. Sohl-Dickstein, A.G. Huth, V.M. Carels, K. Deisseroth, S. Bao. (2013) Optogenetic Activation of an Inhibitory Network Enhances Feedforward Functional Connectivity in Auditory Cortex. Neuron 80: 1066-76. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
January 24 L.O. Sun et al. (2013) On and Off Retinal Circuit Assembly by Divergent Molecular Mechanisms. Science. 342 (6158) - PDF
Presenter: Reena Clements
January 31 T.M. Centanni, A.M. Sloan, A.C. Reed, C.T. Engineer, R.L. Rennacker II, M.P. Kilgard (2014) Detection and identification of speech sounds using cortical activity patterns. Neuroscience. 258: 292-306. - PDF
Presenter: Jean Lienard
February 7 No meeting (snow day)
February 14 N. Mesgarani, E.F. Chang (2012) Selective cortical representation of attended speaker in multi-talker speech perception. Nature. 485: 233-236. - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
February 21 No meeting (ARO)
February 28 Z.V. Guo et al. (2014) Flow of cortical activity underlying a tactile decision in mice. Neuron. 81(1):179-94. - PDF
Presenter: Hsin-Wei Lu
March 7 A. Zenon and R.J. Krauzlis. (2012) Attention deficits without cortical neuronal deficits. Nature. 489(7416) 434-7. - PDF
Presenter: Dan Yaeger
March 14 L.Y. Li, X.R. Xiong, L.A. Ibrahim, W. Yuan, H.W. Tao, L.I. Zhang. (2014) Differential Receptive Field Properties of Parvalbumin and Somatostatin Inhibitory Neurons in Mouse Auditory Cortex. Cerbral Cortex. E-Pub pre-print. - PDF
Presenter: Reena Clements
March 21 C.I. Petkov, K.N. O'Connor, M.L. Sutter. (2007) Encoding of Illusory Continuity in Primary Auditory Cortex. Neuron. 54(1) 153-65. - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi
March 28 No meeting (Spring Break)

Archive: Fall 2013
Date Paper
October 4 M.M. Churchland et al. (2010) Stimulus onset quenches neural variability: a widespread cortical phenomenon. Nature Neuroscience. 13(3):369-78. - PDF
Presenter: Stephen David
October 11 H. Ko, L. Cossell, C. Baragli, J. Antolik, C. Clopath, S. B. Hofer, T. D. Mrsic-Flogel. (2013) The emergence of functional microcircuits in visual cortex. Nature. 496: 96-100. - PDF
Presenter: Carol Glogowski
October 18 S.P. Mysore, E.I. Knudsen. (2013) A shared inhibitory circuit for both exogenous and endogenous control of stimulus selection. Nature Neuroscience. 16(4): 473-478. - PDF
Background: S.P. Mysore, E.I. Knudsen. (2011) The role of a midbrain network in competitive stimulus selection. Curr Opin Neurobiol 21(4): 653-60. - PDF
Presenter: Sean Slee
October 25 D. Bendor, X. Wang. (2005) The neuronal representation of pitch in primate auditory cortex. Nature. 436:1161-5. - PDF
Presenter: Hsin-wei Lu
November 1 S.Y. Takemura et al. (2013) A visual motion detection circuit suggested by Drosophila connectomics. Nature. 500: 175-181. - PDF
Presenter: Zack Schwartz
November 8 No meeting (Society for Neuroscience)
November 15 S.E.J. de Vries et al. (2011) The Projective Field of a Retinal Amacrine Cell. Journal of Neuroscience 31(23):8595-8604. - PDF
Presenter: Ben Murphy-Baum
November 22 C.M. Constantinople, R.M. Bruno. (2013) Deep Cortical Layers Are Activated Directly by Thalamus. Science. 340 1591-4. - PDF
Presenter: Reena Clements
November 29 No meeting (Thanksgiving)
December 6 R. Schmidt et al. (2013) Canceling actions involves a race between basal ganglia pathways. Nature Neuroscience. 16(8):1118-24 - PDF
Presenter: Danielle Robinson
December 13 HJ Pi et al. (2013) Cortical interneurons that specialize in disinhibitory control. Nature. 503(7477):521-4 - PDF
Presenter: Daniela Saderi


Further reading (and some ideas for future papers):
 Interpretation of LFP signals in cortex
M.W. Reimann, C.A. Anastassiou, R. Perin, S.L. Hill, H. Markram, C. Koch (2013) A Biophysically Detailed Model of Neocortical Local Field Potentials Predicts the Critical Role of Active Membrane Currents. Neuron 79: 375-390. - PDF
 Gain control and STRFs
N.C. Rabinowitz, B.D. Willmore, J.W. Schnupp, A.J. King. (2012) Spectrotemporal contrast kernels for neurons in primary auditory cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. 32(33):11271-84. - PDF
 Ferret Auditory Cortex
J.K. Bizley, F.R. Nodal, I. Nelken, A.J. King. (2005) Functional Organization of Ferret Auditory Cortex. Cerebral Cortex. 15: 1637-1653. - PDF
  I. Nelken, J.K. Bizley, F.R. Nodal, B.Ahmed, J.W.H. Schnupp, A.J. King. (2004) Large-Scale Organization of Ferret Auditory Cortex Revealed Using Continuous Acquisition of Intrinsic Optical Signals. Journal of Neurophysiology. 92:2574-2588. - PDF
 Attention Reviews
J.H. Reynolds, L. Chelazzi. (2004) Attentional modulation of visual processing. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 27: 611.47. - PDF
 J.B. Fritz, M. Elhilali, S.V. David, S.A. Shamma. (2007) Does attention play a role in dynamic receptive field adaptation to changing acoustic salience in A1? Hearing Research 229: 186.203. - PDF
 M.C.-K. Wu, S.V. David, J.L. Gallant. (2006) Complete Functional Characterization of Sensory Neurons by System Identification. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 29:477.505. - PDF
 J.A. Mazer, W.E. Vinje, J. McDermott, P.H. Schiller, J.L. Gallant. (2002) Spatial frequency and orientation tuning dynamics in area V1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 99(3): 1645-50. (Parametric reverse correlation) - PDF
  S. Bandyopadhyay, L.A.J. Reiss, E.D. Young. (2007) Receptive Field for Dorsal Cochlear Nucleus Neurons at Multiple Sound Levels. Journal of Neurophysiolgy. 98: 3505.15. - PDF
  P.C. Nelson, Z.M. Smith, E.D. Young. (2009) Wide-Dynamic-Range Forward Suppression in Marmoset Inferior Colliculus Neurons Is Generated Centrally and Accounts for Perceptual Masking. The Journal of Neuroscience. 29(8): 2553.62. - PDF
  Theunissen FE, Sen K, Doupe AJ. (2000) Spectral-temporal receptive fields of nonlinear auditory neurons obtained using natural sounds. Journal of Neuroscience. 20(6):2315-31. - PDF
  D.M. Schneider, S.M. Woolley. (2011) Extra-classical tuning predicts stimulus-dependent receptive fields in auditory neurons. Journal of Neuroscience. 31(33):11867-78. - PDF
  N.C. Rabinowitz, B.D. Willmore, J.W. Schnupp, A.J. King. (2012) Spectrotemporal contrast kernels for neurons in primary auditory cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. 32(33):11271-84. - PDF
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