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Neural Circuits and Development Lab
Neuromodulatory Selection of Motor Neuron Recruitment Patterns in a Visuomotor Behavior Increases Speed
Sahana Sitaraman, Gnaneshwar Yadav, Shaista Jabeen, Vandana Agarwal, Vatsala Thirumalai (2020) Gjd2b-mediated gap junctions promote glutamatergic synapse formation and dendritic elaboration in Purkinje neurons. bioRxiv
Jha U and Thirumalai V (2019) Neuromodulatory selection of motor neuron recruitment patterns in a visuomotor behavior increases speed. bioRxiv
Claire Wyart and Vatsala Thirumalai (2019) Locomotion: Building behaviors, one layer at a time. eLife
Narayanan S and V Thirumalai V (2019) Contributions of the Cerebellum for Predictive and Instructional Control of Movement. Current opinion in physiology
Jabeen S and Thirumalai V (2018) The interplay between electrical and chemical synaptogenesis. J Neurophysiol
Kondrychyn I, Robra L and Thirumalai V. (2017) Transcriptional Complexity and Distinct Expression Patterns of auts2 Paralogs in Danio rerio. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics
Charlotte Lupton, Mohini Sengupta, Ruey-Kuang Cheng, Joanne Chia, Vatsala Thirumalai and Suresh Jesuthasan (2017) Loss of the Habenula Intrinsic Neuromodulator Kisspeptin1 Affects Learning in Larval Zebrafish. eNeuro
Charlotte Lupton, Mohini Sengupta, Ruey-Kuang Cheng, Joanne Chia, Vatsala Thirumalai, Suresh Jesuthasan (2016) Loss of the habenula neuromodulator Kisspeptin1 disrupts learning in larval zebrafish. bioRxiv
Robra L and Thirumalai V (2016) The intracellular signaling molecule Darpp-32 is a marker for principal neurons in the cerebellum and cerebellum-like circuits of zebrafish. Front. Neuroanat.
Sengupta M and Thirumalai V (2015) AMPA receptor mediated synaptic excitation drives state-dependent bursting in Purkinje neurons of zebrafish larvae. eLife
Subha Bakthavatsalam, Shreya Das Sharma, Mahendra Sonawane, Vatsala Thirumalai, Ankona Datta (2014) A zebrafish model of manganism reveals reversible and treatable symptoms that are independent of neurotoxicity. Disease Models & Mechanisms
Jabeen S and Thirumalai V. (2013) Distribution of the gap junction protein Connexin-35 in the central nervous system of developing zebrafish larvae. Front. Neural Circuits
Thirumalai V, Behrend RM, Birineni S, Liu WF, Blivis D and O’Donovan MJ (2012) Preservation of VGLUT1 synapses on ventral calbindin-immunoreactive interneurons and normal locomotor function in a mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy. J. Neurophysiol.
Thirumalai V (2012) Assembling neural circuits for generating movement. J. Ind. Inst. Sci.
Thirumalai V and Cline HT (2008) Endogenous dopamine suppresses initiation of swimming in pre-feeding zebrafish larvae. J. Neurophysiol.
Thirumalai V and Cline HT (2008) A commanding control of behavior. Nat Neurosci
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.
Bucher D, Thirumalai V, and Marder E (2003) Axonal dopamine receptors activate peripheral spike initiation in a stomatogastric motor neuron. J Neurosci.
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.
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.
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.
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. Modeling Neural Development (Van Ooyen A., ed.) MIT Press p151-166
Thirumalai V and Marder E (2002) Colocalized neuropeptides activate a central pattern generator by acting on different circuit targets. J Neurosci.
Marder E and Thirumalai V (2002) Cellular, synaptic and network effects of neuromodulation. Neural Networks