Recent publications

Below are recent publications by Berkeley Neuroscience faculty. Click here to view all faculty publications on PubMed.

Probing demyelination and remyelination of the cuprizone mouse model using multimodality MRI.

Related Articles Probing demyelination and remyelination of the cuprizone mouse model using multimodality MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Apr 22;: Authors: Wang N, Zhuang J, Wei H, Dibb R, Qi Y, Liu C Abstract BACKGROUND: Various studies by MRI exhibit that the corpus callosum (CC) is the most vulnerable to cuprizone administration, detecting the […]

Matrix degradation: Making way for neural stemness.

Related Articles Matrix degradation: Making way for neural stemness. Nat Mater. 2017 11 24;16(12):1174-1176 Authors: Kang PH, Kumar S, Schaffer DV PMID: 29170553 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Double dissociation of single-interval and rhythmic temporal prediction in cerebellar degeneration and Parkinson’s disease.

Related Articles Double dissociation of single-interval and rhythmic temporal prediction in cerebellar degeneration and Parkinson’s disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 11 27;115(48):12283-12288 Authors: Breska A, Ivry RB Abstract Predicting the timing of upcoming events is critical for successful interaction in a dynamic world, and is recognized as a key computation for […]

CRISPR-guided DNA polymerases enable diversification of all nucleotides in a tunable window.

Related Articles CRISPR-guided DNA polymerases enable diversification of all nucleotides in a tunable window. Nature. 2018 08;560(7717):248-252 Authors: Halperin SO, Tou CJ, Wong EB, Modavi C, Schaffer DV, Dueber JE Abstract The capacity to diversify genetic codes advances our ability to understand and engineer biological systems1,2. A method for continuously diversifying user-defined regions of a […]

Tuning the Color Palette of Fluorescent Copper Sensors through Systematic Heteroatom Substitution at Rhodol Cores.

Related Articles Tuning the Color Palette of Fluorescent Copper Sensors through Systematic Heteroatom Substitution at Rhodol Cores. ACS Chem Biol. 2018 07 20;13(7):1844-1852 Authors: Jia S, Ramos-Torres KM, Kolemen S, Ackerman CM, Chang CJ Abstract Copper is an essential nutrient for sustaining life, and emerging data have expanded the roles of this metal in biology […]

Transient activation of the UPRER is an essential step in the acquisition of pluripotency during reprogramming.

Related Articles Transient activation of the UPRER is an essential step in the acquisition of pluripotency during reprogramming. Sci Adv. 2019 Apr;5(4):eaaw0025 Authors: Simic MS, Moehle EA, Schinzel RT, Lorbeer FK, Halloran JJ, Heydari K, Sanchez M, Jullié D, Hockemeyer D, Dillin A Abstract Somatic cells can be reprogrammed into pluripotent stem cells using the […]

Integrated analysis of anatomical and electrophysiological human intracranial data.

Related Articles Integrated analysis of anatomical and electrophysiological human intracranial data. Nat Protoc. 2018 07;13(7):1699-1723 Authors: Stolk A, Griffin S, van der Meij R, Dewar C, Saez I, Lin JJ, Piantoni G, Schoffelen JM, Knight RT, Oostenveld R Abstract Human intracranial electroencephalography (iEEG) recordings provide data with much greater spatiotemporal precision than is possible from […]

Multiplexing of Theta and Alpha Rhythms in the Amygdala-Hippocampal Circuit Supports Pattern Separation of Emotional Information.

Related Articles Multiplexing of Theta and Alpha Rhythms in the Amygdala-Hippocampal Circuit Supports Pattern Separation of Emotional Information. Neuron. 2019 Apr 02;: Authors: Zheng J, Stevenson RF, Mander BA, Mnatsakanyan L, Hsu FPK, Vadera S, Knight RT, Yassa MA, Lin JJ Abstract How do we remember emotional events? While emotion often leads to vivid recollection, […]

Mitochondrial Subtype Identification and Characterization.

Related Articles Mitochondrial Subtype Identification and Characterization. Curr Protoc Cytom. 2018 07;85(1):e41 Authors: Daniele JR, Heydari K, Dillin A Abstract Healthy, functional mitochondria are central to many cellular and physiological phenomena, including aging, metabolism, and stress resistance. A key feature of healthy mitochondria is a high membrane potential (Δψ) or charge differential (i.e., proton gradient) […]