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Kilman V, Fénelon VS, Richards KS, Thirumalai V, Meyrand P, Marder E (1999) Sequential developmental acquisition of cotransmitters in identified sensory neurons of the stomatogastric nervous system of the lobsters, Homarus americanus and Homarus gammarus. J Comp Neurol 408:3 318-34.

Li L., Pulver SR, Kelley WP, Thirumalai V, Sweedler J and Marder E (2002) Orcokinin peptides in developing and adult stomatogastric nervous systems and peri-cardial organs J Comp Neurol 444:3 227-244.

Thirumalai V and Marder E (2002) Colocalized neuropeptides activate a central pattern generator by acting on different circuit targets. J Neurosci. 22:5 1874-82.

Marder E and Thirumalai V (2002) Cellular, synaptic and network effects of neuromodulation. Neural Networks 15(4-6):479-93.

Prinz AA, Thirumalai V and Marder E (2003) The functional consequences of changes in the strength and duration of synaptic inputs to oscillatory neurons. J Neurosci. 23:3 943-954.

Oprisan SA, Thirumalai V and Canavier CC (2003) Dynamics from a time series: Can we extract the phase resetting curve from a time series? Biophys J. 84:5 2919-2928.

Pulver SR, Thirumalai V, Richards KS and Marder E (2003) Dopamine and histamine in the developing stomatogastric system of the lobster Homarus americanus. J. Comp. Neurol. 462(4): 400-14.

Bucher D, Thirumalai V, and Marder E (2003) Axonal dopamine receptors activate peripheral spike initiation in a stomatogastric motor neuron. J Neurosci. 23:17 6866-75.

Abbott LF, Thoroughman K, Prinz AA, Thirumalai V and Marder E (2003) Activity-dependent modification of intrinsic and synaptic conductances in neurons and rhythmic networks. In Modeling Neural Development (Van Ooyen A., ed.) MIT Press p151-166.

Thirumalai V, Prinz AA, Johnson, CD and Marder E (2006) Red Pigment Concentrating Hormone Strongly Enhances the Strength of the Feedback to the Pyloric Rhythm Oscillator but Has Little Effect on Pyloric Rhythm Period. J. Neurophysiol., 95(3):1762-70.

Thirumalai V and Cline HT (2008) A commanding control of behavior. Nat Neurosci. 2008 Mar;11(3):246-8.

Thirumalai V and Cline HT (2008) Endogenous dopamine suppresses initiation of swimming in pre-feeding zebrafish larvae. J. Neurophysiol. Sep;100(3):1635-48.