Fletcher, BR, Hill, GS, Long, JM, Gallagher, M, Shapiro, ML, Rapp, PR (2014) A fine balance: regulation of hippocampal Arc/Arg3.1 transcription, translation and degradation in a rat model of normal cognitive aging. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 115:58-67.

  Seip-Cammack, KM & Shapiro, ML (2014). Behavioral flexibility and response selection are impaired after limited exposure to oxycodone. Learning and Memory, 21(12) 686-95.
  Shapiro, M.L. (2014). Time and Again. Neuron 81:964-966.


  Shapiro, M.L. (2013). Spatial navigation: head direction cells are anchored by gravity. Dispatch for Current Biology, 23(18):R841-R843.



Riceberg, J.S. & Shapiro, M.L. (2012). Reward stability determines the
contribution of orbitofrontal cortex to adaptive behavior. Journal of Neuroscience, 14 November 2012, 32(46):16402-16409; doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0776-12.2012.

  Bahar, A.S. & Shapiro, M.L. (2012) Remembering to learn: Independent place and journey coding mechanisms contribute to memory transfer. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(6):2191-203.


  Shapiro, ML (2011). Memory time. Neuron 71:571-573 (preview).
  Young, JJ & Shapiro, ML (2011). Orbitofrontal cortex and response selection. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1239:25-32.

Bahar, AS, Shirvalkar, PR, & Shapiro, ML (2011). Memory guided learning: concurrent generalization and discrimination by CA1 and CA3 neuronal ensembles. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(34)12270-12281.


Ferbinteanu, J, Shirvalkar, PR, & Shapiro, ML (2011). Memory modulates journey-dependent coding in the hippocampus. Journal of
Neuroscience, 31(25):9135-9146

  Young, JJ & Shapiro, ML (2011). Dynamic coding of goal-directed paths by orbital prefrontal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience


  Shirvalkar P.R., & Shapiro M.L. (2010). Design and Construction of a Cost Effective Headstage for Simultaneous Neural Stimulation and Recording in the Water Maze. JoVE., doi: 10.3791/2155

Shirvalkar, P. & Shapiro, M. L. (2010). Bidirectional modulation of hippocampal theta-gamma coherence regulates memory for recent spatial episodes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107(15),7054-705.


  Kennedy, P.J. & Shapiro, M.L. (2009). Contextual memory retrieval: motivational states activate distinct hippocampal representations. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA published online before print June 15, 2009, doi:10.1073/pnas.0903259106.
  Young, J. & Shapiro M.L. (2009). Double dissociation and hierarchical organization of strategy switches and reversals in the rat PFC. Behavioral Neuroscience, in press.
  Rich, E.L. & Shapiro, M.L. (2009). Abstract rule coding by prefrontal cortical neurons in the rat. ¬†Journal of Neuroscience, 29 (22): 7208-7219.

Shapiro, M.L. (2009). Memory Networks: Answering the Call of the Hippocampus. Current BiologyVolume 19, Issue 8, 28 April 2009, Pages R329-R330


  Bozdagi, O., Rich, E., Tronel,S., Sadahiro, M., ¬†Patterson, K., Shapiro, M., Alberini, C., Huntley, G., and Salton, S. (2008). The Neurotrophin-Inducible Gene Vgf Regulates Hippocampal Function and Behavior Through a BDNF-dependent mechanism, ¬†Journal of Neuroscience 28(39): 9857-9869. (F1000 3, "Recommended")


  Rich EL, Shapiro ML. Prelimbic/Infralimbic inactivation impairs memory for multiple task switches, but not flexible selection of familiar tasks. Journal of Neuroscience 2007; 27(17): 4747-4755.


  Shapiro ML, Kennedy P, Ferbinteanu J. Representing episodes in the mammalian brain. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2006; 16: 701-709.
  Shapiro ML, Ferbinteanu J. Relative spike timing in pairs of hippocampal neurons distinguishes the beginning and end of journeys. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2006; 103(11): 4287-4292.
  Moga DE, Shapiro ML, Morrison JH. Bidirectional redistribution of AMPA but not NMDA receptors after perforant path simulation in the adult rat hippocampus in vivo. Hippocampus 2006; 16: 990-1003.

Fletcher B, Calhoun M, Rapp P, Shapiro ML. Fornix lesions decouple the induction of hippocampal arc transcription from behavior, but not plasticity. J. Neuroscience 2006; 26(5): 1507-1515.


  Kennedy PJ, Shapiro ML. Retrieving memory via internal context requires the hippocampus. J. Neuroscience 2004; 24(31): 6979-6985



Ferbinteanu J, Shapiro ML. Prospective and retrospective memory encoding in the hippocampus. Neuron 2003; 40: 1227-1239.


  Eichenbaum HE, Duchenko P, Wood E, Shapiro ML, Tanila H. The hippocampus, memory, and place cells: spatial memory or a memory space?. Neuron 1999; 23: 209-226.


  Kentros C, Hargreaves EL, Hawkins RD, Kandel ER, Shapiro ML, Muller RU. Abolition of long-term stability of new hippocampal place cell maps by NMDA receptor blockade. Science 1998; 280: 2121-2126.


  Nalbantoglu J, Tirado-Santiago G, Lahsaini A, Poirier J, Goncalves O, Verge G, Momoli F, Welner S, Massicotte G, Julien JP, Shapiro ML. Impaired learning and LTP in mice expressing the C-terminus of the Alzheimer precursor protein. Nature 1997; 387(6632): 500-505.
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