Recent publications

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

Nanoparticle-Mediated Delivery towards Advancing Plant Genetic Engineering.

Related Articles Nanoparticle-Mediated Delivery towards Advancing Plant Genetic Engineering. Trends Biotechnol. 2018 09;36(9):882-897 Authors: Cunningham FJ, Goh NS, Demirer GS, Matos JL, Landry MP Abstract Genetic engineering of plants has enhanced crop productivity in the face of climate change and a growing global population by conferring desirable genetic traits to agricultural crops. Efficient genetic transformation […]

Cone Spacing Correlates With Retinal Thickness and Microperimetry in Patients With Inherited Retinal Degenerations.

Cone Spacing Correlates With Retinal Thickness and Microperimetry in Patients With Inherited Retinal Degenerations. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 Mar 01;60(4):1234-1243 Authors: Foote KG, De la Huerta I, Gustafson K, Baldwin A, Zayit-Soudry S, Rinella N, Porco TC, Roorda A, Duncan JL Abstract Purpose: To determine whether high-resolution retinal imaging measures of macular structure correlate […]

Individual EEG measures of attention, memory, and motivation predict population level TV viewership and Twitter engagement.

Individual EEG measures of attention, memory, and motivation predict population level TV viewership and Twitter engagement. PLoS One. 2019;14(3):e0214507 Authors: Shestyuk AY, Kasinathan K, Karapoondinott V, Knight RT, Gurumoorthy R Abstract Television (TV) programming attracts ever-growing audiences and dominates the cultural zeitgeist. Viewership and social media engagement have become standard indices of programming success. However, […]

Intercellular communication is required for trap formation in the nematode-trapping fungus Duddingtonia flagrans.

Intercellular communication is required for trap formation in the nematode-trapping fungus Duddingtonia flagrans. PLoS Genet. 2019 Mar 27;15(3):e1008029 Authors: Youssar L, Wernet V, Hensel N, Yu X, Hildebrand HG, Schreckenberger B, Kriegler M, Hetzer B, Frankino P, Dillin A, Fischer R Abstract Nematode-trapping fungi (NTF) are a large and diverse group of fungi, which may […]

Serial dependence promotes the stability of perceived emotional expression depending on face similarity.

Related Articles Serial dependence promotes the stability of perceived emotional expression depending on face similarity. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2018 Aug;80(6):1461-1473 Authors: Liberman A, Manassi M, Whitney D Abstract Individuals can quickly and effortlessly recognize facial expressions, which is critical for social perception and emotion regulation. This sensitivity to even slight facial changes could result in […]

DNA nanostructures coordinate gene silencing in mature plants.

Related Articles DNA nanostructures coordinate gene silencing in mature plants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Mar 25;: Authors: Zhang H, Demirer GS, Zhang H, Ye T, Goh NS, Aditham AJ, Cunningham FJ, Fan C, Landry MP Abstract Delivery of biomolecules to plants relies on Agrobacterium infection or biolistic particle delivery, the former […]

Exosomal NADPH Oxidase: Delivering Redox Signaling for Healing.

Related Articles Exosomal NADPH Oxidase: Delivering Redox Signaling for Healing. Biochemistry. 2018 07 10;57(27):3993-3994 Authors: Krishnamoorthy L, Chang CJ PMID: 29889508 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

A Ribosomal Perspective on Proteostasis and Aging.

Related Articles A Ribosomal Perspective on Proteostasis and Aging. Cell Metab. 2016 Jun 14;23(6):1004-1012 Authors: Steffen KK, Dillin A Abstract As the first and most direct process influencing the proteostasis capacity of a cell, regulation of translation influences lifespan across taxa. Here we highlight some of the newly discovered means by which translational regulation affects […]

Food restriction-induced changes in motivation differ with stages of the estrous cycle and are closely linked to RFamide-related peptide-3 but not kisspeptin in Syrian hamsters.

Related Articles Food restriction-induced changes in motivation differ with stages of the estrous cycle and are closely linked to RFamide-related peptide-3 but not kisspeptin in Syrian hamsters. Physiol Behav. 2018 06 01;190:43-60 Authors: Benton NA, Russo KA, Brozek JM, Andrews RJ, Kim VJ, Kriegsfeld LJ, Schneider JE Abstract We tested the hypothesis that the effects […]