Cellular & Molecular Neurobiology of Behavior



  Jing J., Gillette R., Weiss K.R., Evolving concepts of arousal: insights from simple model systems, Rev Neurosci. (in press), 2009.
  Vilim FS, Sasaki K., Rybak J, Alexeeva V, Cropper EC, Jing J, Orekhova I, Brezina V, Price D, Romanova E, Rubakhin S, Hatcher NG, Sweedler J, Weiss KR. Distinct mechanisms produce functionally complementary actions of neuropeptides that are structurally related but derived from different precursors. J Neurosc. (in press), 2009.
  Sasaki K, Brezina V, Weiss KR, Jing J. Distinct inhibitory neurons exert temporally specific control over activity of a motoneuron receiving concurrent excitation and inhibition. J Neurosci. 23: 11732-11744, 2009.


  Proekt A, Wong J, Zhurov Y, Kozlova N, Weiss KR,  Brezina V. Predicting adaptive behavior in the environment from central nervous system dynamics. PLoS ONE 3(11): e3678, 2008.
  Jing J, Vilim FS, Cropper EC, Weiss KR. Neural analog of arousal: persistent conditional activation of a feeding modulator by serotonergic initiators of locomotion J. Neurosci. 20: 12349-12361, 2008.

Sasaki K, Jing J, Due MR, Weiss KR. An input-representing interneuron regulates spike timing and thereby phase switching in a motor network. J. Neurosci. 20: 1916-1928, 2008.


  Wu, JS, Due MR, Sasaki K, Proekt A, Jing J, Weiss KR. State Dependence of Spike Timing and Neuronal Function in a Motor Pattern Generating Network. J. Neurosc. 27: 10818 - 10831, 2007.
  Sasaki K, Due MR, Jing J, Weiss KR. The Feeding CPG in Aplysia Directly Controls Two Distinct Outputs of a Compartmentalized Interneuron. J. Neurophysiol. 98: 3796-3801, 2007.

Jing, J. Vilim F.S, Horn, C.C, Alexeeva V, Hatcher N.G, Sasaki k, Yashina I, Zhurov Y, Kupfermann I, Sweedler JV, Weiss KR.  From hunger to satiety:  reconfiguration of feeding network by Aplysia neuropeptide Y. J Neurosci. 27:3490-3502, 2007.


Proekt A, Jing J, Weiss, KR. Multiple contributions of an input-representing neuron to the dynamics of the Aplysia feeding network. J Neurophysiol. 97: 3046-3056, 2007.


Koh, HY., Weiss KR. Activity-dependent peptidergic modulation of the plateau-generating neuron B64 in the feeding network of Aplysia. J Neurophysiol. 2007 97:1862-7, 2007.


Romanova, E.V., McKay, N., Weiss KR., Sweedler,. JV., Koester J. Autonomic control network active in Aplysia during locomotion includes neurons that express splice variants of R15-neuropeptides. J Neurophysiol. 97: 481-91, 2007.


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