Neuroscience Graduate Group Journal Club Papers

Journal Club meets at 3:30–5:00 on Mondays in Barchi Library
Co-directors: Heath Schmidt (hschmidt@mail.med.upenn.edu) and Joel Mainland (jmainland@monell.org)

 

September 18, 2013
John Dani, Perelman School of Medicine
“Dopaminergic mechanisms contributing to the nicotine addiction process”
Mentor:
Presenter: Leo Guercio, Morgan Taylor
Attending Lunch: Andrew Moore, Meghan Healey, Blake Kimmey, Morgan Taylor, Sarah Ly, Isaac Perron
JNS_10-30_Nic-LTP Mechanism_TZ-AP-VP-JD.PDF
Neuron_09-63_Nico DA Plasticity Mem_Tang-Dani.pdf

September 25, 2013
Laurence Trussell, Oregon Science and Health University
"Synaptic signaling by gap junctions in the auditory system"
Mentor: Marc Schmidt
Presenter:Kait Folweiler, Esteban Luna
Attending Lunch: Kim Kridsada, Yue Ji, Ari Kahn, Esteban Luna, Kait Folweiler
Bender10.pdf
Kuo_Trussell_2011 with suppl.pdf
Oertel-Young-04.pdf

***October 3, 2013***
MINS 41st Louis B. Flexner Lecture

Antonello Bonci, National Institute on Drug Abuse
“Synaptic and optogenetic approaches to elucidate substance use disorders”
Mentor:Chris Pierce
Presenter: Blake Kimmey, Connie Ji
BrittBonciNEURON2012.pdf
ChenNature2013.pdf
KourrichTiNS2012.pdf

October 9, 2013
David Perkel, University of Washington (Seattle)
“Cellular aspects of vocal learning in songbirds”
Mentor:
Marc Schmidt
Presenter: Ari Kahn, Kim Kridsada
Attending Lunch: Kim Kridsada, Ari Kahn, Kait Folweiler, Yunshu Fan
Leblois_etal_JNS_2010.pdf
Sizemore_Perkel_PNAS_2011.pdf

October 16, 2013
David Lewis, University of Pittsburgh
"A Neural Circuitry Basis for Impaired Cortical Network Oscillations and Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia"
Mentor:Greg Carlson (Student Host: Russell Port)
Presenter: Meghan Healey, Andrew Moore
Attending Lunch: Andrew Moore, Jeff Nirschl, Meghan Healey, Ari Kahn, Kim Kridsada, Kait Folweiler, Miles Miller, Yunshu Fan
arion et al arch gen psychiatry 2011 v 68 (2).pdf
fish et al j neurosci 2013 v 33.pdf
lewis et al trends neurosci 2012 v 35.pdf

October 23, 2013
Gary Landreth, Case Western Reserve University
“Nuclear receptors as therapeutictargets in Alzheimer’s disease”
Mentor:Eddie Lee (Student Host: Isaac Perron)
Presenter: Miles Miller, Jeffery Nirschl
Attending Lunch: Miles Miller, Jeff Nirschl, Esteban Luna, Patti Murphy, Yunshu Fan
Jiang et al. Neuron.pdf
Science-2012-Cramer-1503-6.pdf

 

October 30, 2013
Scott Russo,
Mount Sinai, SOM
“Mechanisms of susceptibility or resilience in stress related disorders”
Mentor:
Tracy Bale
Presenter: Patricia Murphy, Yunshu Fan
Attending Lunch: Meghan Healey, Kim Kridsada, Yue Ji, Blake Kimmey, Patti Murphy
Christoffel et al. J Neurosci.pdf
Golden et al. Nat Med.pdf
Russo and Nestler_NRN_2013.pdf

 

November 6, 2013
Frances Jensen, Perelman School of Medicine
"Altered synaptic plasticity and signaling as a consequence of early life epilepsy"
Mentor: Marc Dichter
Presenter: Jeffery Nirschl, Meghan Healey
Attending Lunch:Meghan Healey, Jeff Nirschl, Esteban Luna, Yunshu Fan
6312F9FB.pdf
Learning Through Silence Amping up cognition.... Zhou, Lippman, Sun, Jensen 2011.pdf
The interaction between ealry life epilepsy and autistic like behavioral consequences... talos, sun, zhou, jensen.pdf

 

November 20, 2013
Eva Redei, Northwestern University
“Developing blood transcriptomic markers for major depression”
Mentor: Joe Zhou
Presenter: Miles Miller, Patricia Murphy
Attending Lunch: Andrew Moore, Miles Miller, Jeff Nirschl, Patti Murphy, Yunshu Fan
GBB.pdf (GBB_alternate.pdf; GBB_Word.doc)
Molecular Psychiatry-Redei.pdf
Translation Psychiatry- Redei.pdf

 

December 4, 2013
Yavin Shaham,
National Institute on Drug Abuse
“Context-induced relapse to drug seeking: Behavioral and neuronal mechanisms”
Mentor:
Chris Pierce
Presenter: Andrew Moore, Kaitlin Folweiler
Attending Lunch: Yue Ji, Blake Kimmey, Ari Kahn, Kait Folweiler, Yunshu Fan
Marchant CON 2013.pdf
Marchant Biol Psychiatry 2013.pdf
Bossert et al. JN 2012.pdf

 

January 29, 2014
Allan Basbaum,
UCSF
"Transplant-mediated Repair of Spinal Cord GABAergic Circuitry to Treat Chronic Pain"
Mentor:
Wenqin Luo
Presenter: Esteban Luna, Yunshu Fan
Attending Lunch:
BASBAUM ET AL CELL REVIEW 2009.pdf
BRAZ ET AL NEURON 2012.pdf
WANG ET AL NEURON 2013.pdf

 

February 5, 2014
Miriam Goodman,
Stanford University
“Touch Sensation as a matter of Fat, Protein, and Mechanisms”
Mentor:
Wenqin Luo
Presenter: Andrew Moore, Blake Kimmey
Attending Lunch: Andrew Moore, Blake Kimmey
2011 Geffeney Neuron.pdf
2012 Geffeney Neuron.pdf
2014 Vasquez CellReports.pdf

 

February 12, 2014
Marina Picciotto,
Yale University
"Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors:  Distinct Roles in Circuits Mediating Feeding Behavior and Mood"
Mentor:
Chris Pierce, Heath Schmidt
Presenter:Meghan Healey, Miles Miller
Attending Lunch: Meghan Healey, Connie Ji, Blake Kimmey
Mineur.PNAS.AChE.pdf
Mineur.Science.POMC.pdf
Picciotto.Neuron_ACh.pdf

 

February 19, 2014
Xinzhong Dong, Johns Hopkins University
"Itch and Pain Mechanisms"
Mentor:
Wenqin Luo
Presenter:Connie Ji, Kim Kridsada
Attending Lunch: Connie Ji, Kim Kridsada, Yunshu Fan
nn.3289 PDF.PDF
Mrg chloroquine itch-Xinzhong Dong 2009.pdf
Itch review.pdf

 

February 26, 2014
Nancy Kanwisher, MIT
“A Parts List for the Human Brain”
Mentor:
Russell Epstein , Khaing Win (student host)
Presenter:Yunshu Fan, Ari Kahn
Attending Lunch: Yunshu Fan, Miles Miller, Meghan Healey
Fedorenko et al 2013 PNAS withSI.PDF
Fedorenko.CB2012.pdf
Kanwisher.PNAS2010.pdf
Kanwisher.Supp.PNAS2010.pdf

 

March 5, 2014
Marcelo Wood,
UC Irvine
“The Role of Nucleosome Remodeling in Memory and Intellectual Disability Disorders”
Mentor:
Tracy Bale
Presenter:Esteban Luna, Connie Ji
Attending Lunch: Connie Ji, Yunshu Fan, Esteban Luna
Vogel-Ciernia and Wood 2014.pdf
43-Vogel-Ciernia et al 2013.pdf
42-Lattal & Wood 2013.pdf
39-Malvaez et al 2013 + Supp.pdf

 

March 12, 2014
Leon Avery,
Virginia Commonwealth University
"Peptide Hormone Regulation of Feeding in C elegans"
Mentor:
David Raizen
Presenter:Andrew Moore, Ari Kahn
Attending Lunch: Andrew Moore, Esteban Luna, Miles Miller, Jeff Nirschl, Blake Kimmey
eat-2_paper.pdf
evolution_paper.pdf
wormbook_review.pdf

 

March 19, 2014
Vivian Budnik,
University of Massachusetts Medical School
"From viruses to local translation at synaptic sites"
Mentor:
Tom Jongens
Presenter:Ari Kahn, Kaitlin Folweiler
Attending Lunch: Yunshu Fan, Miles Miller
sean.pdf
Vahb.pdf

 

March 26, 2014
Ana Maria Cuervo,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
"Selective Autophagy:  Cleaning Neurons One Protein at a time"
Mentor:
Erika Holzbaur
Presenter:Kim Kridsada, Miles Miller
Attending Lunch:Andrew Moore, Esteban Luna, Miles Miller, Jeff Nirschl
NN LRRK -Cuervo Lab.pdf
TiBS CMA 2012.pdf
Wong Nat Comm.pdf

 

April 9, 2014
Marina Wolf,
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
"Targeting mGluR1 to Reverse Cocaine-induced Plasticity and Suppress Craving"
Mentor:
Chris Pierce
Presenter:Patricia Murphy, Jeff Nirschl
Attending Lunch:Connie Ji, Jeff Nirschl, Ari Kahn
Loweth et al Curr Opin Neurobiol 2013.pdf
Loweth et al NN 2014.pdf
Loweth et al NN Supp Mat 2014.pdf
Scheyer et al JNS 2014.pdf

 

April 16, 2014
Elizabeth Buffalo,
Emory University
“Neural Signals for Memory and Space in the Primate Hippocampal Formation”
Mentor:
Isabel Muzzio
Presenter:Kaitlin Folweiler, Meghan Healey
Attending Lunch:Meghan Healey, Yunshu Fan, Ari Kahn
Jutras2013NeuroImage.pdf
Jutras2013PNAS.pdf
KillianNature2012.pdf

 

April 30, 2014
Fu-Ming Zhou, Univ. of Tennessee
“Dopamine, Ion Channels, Basal Ganglia and Parkinson’s Disease”
Mentor: John Dani
Presenter:
Blake Kimmey, Jeff Nirschl
Attending Lunch:
Andrew Moore, Esteban Luna, Jeff Nirschl, Meghan Healey, Connie Ji
5HT1B_STN to SNr_2013.pdf
GP_D2_Supersensitivity_2013.pdf
SNr_Review_2011.pdf

 

May 7, 2014
Zhigang He,
Harvard University
" Towards Rebuilding Neuronal Circuits After Injury"
Mentor:
Wenqin Luo
Presenter: Patricia Murphy, Connie Ji
Attending Lunch:Yunshu Fan, Meghan Healey, Connie Ji
Sun et al., 2011.pdf
Zukor et al., 2013.pdf