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Scott Hooper
Professor


Contact Information

 • Email:Scott Hooper
 • Website:Hooper Lab
 • Phone:740-593-0679
 • Office:220 Life Science Building
 • Lab:220 Life Science Building

Courses

 • BIOS 2060: Drugs and the Brain
  Research Interests:

Our lab studies how animals generate rhythmic motor patterns such as walking, swimming, and flying at all levels from individual neurons to neural networks to muscle response to movement.

Representative Publications:
  • SL Hooper, E Buchman, AL Weaver, JB Thuma, KH Hobbs (2009) Slow conductances could underlie intrinsic phase-maintaining properties of isolated lobster (Panulirus interruptus) pyloric neurons. J Neuroscience 29:1834-1845

  • JB Thuma, WE White, KH Hobbs, SL Hooper (2009) Pyloric neuron morphology in the stomatogastric ganglion of the lobster, Panulirus interruptus. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution 73:26-42

  • KH Hobbs, SL Hooper (2008) Using complicated, wide dynamic range, driving to develop models of single neurons in single recording sessions. J Neurophysiology 99:1871-1883

  • SL Hooper, E Buchman, KH Hobbs (2002) A computational role for slow conductances: single neuron models that measure duration. Nature Neuroscience 5:552-556

  • LG Morris, JB Thuma, SL Hooper (2000) Muscles express motor patterns of non-innervating neural networks by filtering broad-band input. Nature Neuroscience 3:245-250