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New Grants  (Program members in bold)

Ellengene Peterson, Sensory Processing in Mammalian Vestibular Organs, NIDCD, 2008-13, $368,750 (R.A. Eatock, Harvard University, PI).

Sarah Wyatt, Gar Rothwell, David Moore, and Janet Duerr, GFP as a Tool for Multi-representational Visual Translation, NSF, 2007-08, $140,001.

Iain Miller, The Distribution of Glutamate Receptors in the Turtle Utricle: A Confocal and Electron Microscope Study, Deafness Research Foundation, 2006-7, $17,852

Ellengene Peterson, Mike Rowe and Alexander Neiman, Mechanisms of signalling in otoconial organs, NIDCD, 2006-11, $2,794,111.

Bob Rakowski (with Savas Kaya and Saw-Wai Hla), Study of transmembrane proteins for biomolecular logic and storage, NSF, 2006-9, $300,000.

David Russell and Alexander Neiman, Control of cell systems using optically-driven nanoparticles as actuators, NIDCD, 2006-8, $145,000.

Recent Publications

Colvin, R.A., Bush, A.I., Volitakis, I., Fontaine, C.P., Thomas, D., Kikuchi, K., and Holmes, W.R. (2008) Insights into Zn2+ homeostasis in neurons from experimental and modeling studies. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 294:C726-C742.

Li, A., J. Xue, and Ellengene H. Peterson (2008) Arthitecture of the mouse utricle: macular organization and hair bundle heights. J. Neurophysiol. 99: 718-733.

Lin, W., Mohandas, B., Fontaine, C.P., and Colvin, R.A. (2007) Release of intracellular Zn2+ in cultured neurons after brief exposure to low concentrations of exogenous nitric oxide. Biometals 20:891-901.

SL Hooper, JB Thuma, and KH Hobbs (2008) Invertebrate muscles: thin and thick filament structure; molecular basis of contraction and its regulation, catch and asynchronous muscle. Progress in Neurobiology, in press

KH Hobbs, SL Hooper (2008) Using complicated, wide dynamic range, driving to develop models of single neurons in single recording sessions. J Neurophysiol, in press

JB Thuma, PI Harness, TJ Koehnle, LG Morris, and SL Hooper (2007) Muscle anatomy is a primary determinant of muscle relaxation dynamics in the lobster (Panulirus interruptus) stomatogastric system. J Comparative Physiology A 193:1101-1113.

SL Hooper, C Guschlbauer, G von Uckermann, A Buschges (2007) Slow Temporal Filtering May Largely Explain the Transformation of Stick Insect (Carausius morosus) Extensor Motor Neuron Activity Into Muscle Movement. J Neurophysiology 98:1718-1732.

SL Hooper, C Guschlbauer, G von Uckermann, A Buschges (2007) Different motor neuron spike patterns produce contractions with very similar rises in graded slow muscles. J Neurophysiology 97:1428-1444.

S.S. Park, E. Schulz and D. Lee (2007) Disruption of dopamine homeostasis underlies selective neurodegeneration mediated by a-synuclein.
European Journal of Neuroscience 26 (11): 3104-3112.

N. Yuan and D. Lee (2007) Suppression of excitatory cholinergic synaptic transmission by Drosophila dopamine D1-like receptors.
European Journal of Neuroscience 26 (9): 24172427.

A.B. Neiman, T.A. Yakusheva, D.F. Russell, (2007) Noise-induced transition to bursting in responses of paddlefish electroreceptor afferents, Journal of Neurophysiology, 98: 2795-2806.

A.B. Neiman, D.F. Russell, T.A. Yakusheva, A. DiLullo, P.A. Tass, (2007) Response clustering in transient stochastic synchronization of coupled neuronal bursters, Phys. Rev. E 76: 021908.

A.B. Neiman,  (2007) Coherence resonance. Scholarpedia, 2(11):1442.

V. Anishchenko,  V. Astakhov, A. Neiman, T. Vadivasova and L. Schimansky-Geier, (2007) Nonlinear Dynamics of Chaotic and Stochastic Systems: Tutorial and Modern Development. Springer-Verlag, Berlin; (2nd edition).

Duerr, J.S., H.-P. Han, S.D. Field, J.B. Rand (2008) Identification of major classes of cholinergic neurons in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. J. Comp. Neurology 506:398-408.

Mathews E.A., G.P. Mullen, J.A. Crowell, J.S. Duerr, J.R. McManus, A. Duke, J. Gaskin, J.B. Rand (2007) Differential expression and function of synaptotagmin 1 isoforms in Caenorhabditis elegans. Mol Cell Neurosci. 34(4):642-52.

Afghan MKN, Jung P, Neiman A and Rowe M (2006) Stimulus-induced synchronization in Hodgkin-Huxley-type model neurons of cat retinal ganglion cells. Acta Physica Polonica B, 37: 1387-1395.

Billimoria CP, DiCaprio RA, Birmingham JT, Abbott LF and Marder E (2006) Neuromodulation of Spike-Timing Precision in Sensory Neurons. Journal of Neuroscience 26:5910-¬5919.

Duerr JS (2006) Immunohistochemistry. In: WormBook ed The C elegans Research Comm 61p doi/101895/wormbook11051.

Holmes WR and Grover LM (2006)  Quantifying the magnitude of changes in synaptic level parameters with long-term potentiation. J Neurophysiol 96:1478-1491.

Holmes WR, Ambros-Ingerson J and Grover LM (2006) Fitting experimental data to models that use morphological data from public databases. J Comput Neurosci 20:349-365.

Holmgren M and Rakowski RF (2006) Charge translocation by the Na+/K+ pump under Na+/Na+ exchange conditions. Biophysical Journal 90: 1607-1616.

Hooper SL, Guschlbauer C, von Uckermann G and Buschges A (2006) Natural neural output that produces highly variable locomotory movements. J Neurophysiol 96:2072-2088.

Nam J-H, Cotton JR, Peterson EH and Grant JW (2006) Mechanical properties and consequences of stereocilia and extracellular links in vestibular hair bundles. Biophys. J. 90: 2786-2795.  

Park SS and Lee D (2006) Selective loss of dopaminergic neurons and formation of Lewy body-like aggregations in alpha-synuclein-transgenic fly neuronal cultures. European Journal of Neuroscience 23: 2908-2914.

Rowe MH and Peterson EH (2006) Autocorrelation analysis of hair bundle structure in the utricle. J Neurophysiol, 96: 2653-2669.

Sandoval GM, Duerr JS, Hodgkin J, Rand JB and Ruvkun G (2006) An interaction between the vesicular acetylcholine transporter VAChT/UNC-17 and synaptobrevin/SNB-1 in C elegans. Nature Neuroscience 9: 599-601.

Shuai JW and Jung P (2006) The dynamics of small excitable ion channel clusters. Chaos 16: 026104.

Stork CJ and Li YV (2006) Measuring cell viability with membrane impermeable zinc fluorescent indicator. J Neurosci Meth 155: 180-186.

Stork CJ and Li YV (2006) Intracellular Zinc Elevation Measured with a “Calcium-Specific” Indicator during Ischemia and Reperfusion in Rat Hippocampus: A Question on Calcium Overload. J Neuroscience 26:10430-10437.

Ullah G and Jung P (2006) Antiphase Calcium Oscillations in Astrocytes via Inositol ( 145 )-triphosphate regeneration. Cell Calcium 39: 197.

Ullah G and Jung P (2006) Modeling the Statistics of Elementary Calcium Release Events. Biophysical Journal 80: 3485-3495.

Xue J and Peterson EH (2006) Hair bundle heights in the utricle: Differences between macular locations and hair cell types. J. Neurophysiol. 95: 171-186.

Zhou Y, Jung P and Zhu C (2006) Simulation of Transmembrance Potential Propagation in Three-dimensional Bidomain Cardiac Tissue. In: Processing of the First International Multi-symposiums on Computer and Computational Sciences. (IMSCCS|06) J Ni J Dongarra, Y Zheng, G Gu, W Gentzsch and H Jin (eds.) IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos California USA ISBN 0-7695-2581-4 Vol 1: pp 266-274.


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