lABORATORY OF Cortical Circuitry




2007- 2008


Teaching Neuroscience

Brumberg, J.C., Pinto, D.J, Simons, D.J. Spatial gradients and inhibitory summation in the rat whisker barrel system. J. Neurophysiol., 76(1996):130-140. [pdf]


Kyriazi, H.T., Carvell, G.E., Brumberg, J.C., Simons, D.J. Quantitative effects of GABA and bicuculline methiodide on receptive field properties in real and simulated whisker barrels. J. Neurophysiol., 75(1996): 547-560.


Kyriazi, H.T., Carvell, G.E., Brumberg, J.C., Simons, D.J. Effects of baclofen and phaclofen on receptive field properties of rat whisker barrel neurons. Brain Research, 712(1996): 325-328.


Pinto, D.J, Brumberg, J.C., Simons, D.J., Ermentrout, G.B. A quantitative population model of whisker barrels: Re-examining the Wilson-Cowan equations. J. Computational Neuroscience, 3(1996):247-264.


Kyriazi, H.T., Carvell, G.E., Brumberg, J.C., Simons, D.J. Laminar differences in bicuculline methiodide’s effects on cortical neurons in the rat whisker/barrel system. Somatosensory and Mot. Res., 15(1998):146-156.


Brumberg, J.C., Pinto, D.J, Simons, D.J. Cortical columnar processing in the rat whisker-to-barrel system. J. Neurophysiol., 82(1999):1808-1817. [pdf]


Brumberg, J.C., Nowak, L.G., McCormick, D.A. Ionic mechanisms underlying repetitive high frequency burst firing in cortical neurons. J. Neurosci., 20(2000):4829-4843. [pdf]


Pinto, D.J, Brumberg, J.C., Simons, D.J. Circuit dynamics and coding strategies in rodent somatosensory cortex. J. Neurophysiol., 83(2000):1158-1166. [pdf]


Brumberg, J.C. Firing pattern modulation by oscillatory input in supragranular pyramidal neurons. Neuroscience, 114(2002):239-246. [pdf]


Pinto, D.J, Hartings, J.A., Brumberg, J.C., Simons, D.J. Cortical damping: An alternative role for recurrent excitation in thalamocortical circuits. Cerebral Cortex, 13(2003):33-44. [pdf]


Brumberg, J.C., Hamzei-Sichani, F., Yuste, R. Morphological and physiological characterization of layer 6 cortico-fugal neurons from mouse primary visual cortex. J. Neurophysiol., 89(2003):2854-2867. [pdf]


Rocco, M.M. & Brumberg J.C. The sensorimotor slice. J. Neurosci Methods., 165(2007): 139-147. [pdf]


Descalzo, V.F., Nowak, L.G., Brumberg, J.C., McCormick, D.A., Sanchez-Vives, M.V. Slow Adaptation in Fast-Spiking Neurons of Visual Cortex. J. Neurophysiol., 93(2005):1111-1118 [pdf]


McRae, P.A., Rocco, M.M., Kelly, G., Brumberg, J.C. & Matthews, R.T. Sensory deprivation alters aggrecan and perineuronal net expression in the mouse barrel cortex. J. Neurosci, 27(2007): 5405-5413. [pdf]


Brumberg, J.C. & Gutkin, B.S. Cortical pyramidal cells function as non-linear oscillators: Experiment and spike-generation theory. Brain Res, 1171(2007): 122-137 [pdf]


Ramos R.L., Brumberg J.C. Barrels XIX Meeting Report. Somatosens Mot Res. 24(2007):135-138. [pdf]


Ramos, R.L., Tam, D., Brumberg, J.C., Physiology and morphology of callosal projection neurons in mouse, Neuroscience. 153(2008):654-63. [pdf]


Ramos, R.L., Smith, P.T., DeCola, C., Tam, D., Corzo, O., Brumberg, J.C. Cytoarchitecture and transcriptional profiles of neocortical malformation in inbred mice. Cerebral Cortex, 18(2008):2614-2628. [pdf]


Ramos R.L., Brumberg J.C. Barrels by the sea: Barrels XX Meeting Report. Somatosens Mot Res. 25(2008):1-4. [pdf]


Khatri V., Bermejo R., Brumberg J.C., Keller A., Zeigler H.P. Whisking in air: encoding of kinematics by trigeminal ganglion neurons in awake rats. J Neurophysiol. 101(2009):1836-46. [pdf]


Radman, T, Ramos, R.L., Brumberg, J.C., Bikson, M. Role of Cortical Cell Type and Morphology in Sub- and Suprathreshold Uniform Electric Field Stimulation, Brain Stimulation, 2(2009):215-228. [pdf]


Radman, T, Ramos, R.L., Brumberg, J.C., Bikson, M. One-dimensional representation of a neuron in a uniform electric field, Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 1(2009):6481-4. [pdf] 


Cao R, Higashikubo BT, Cardin J, Knoblich U, Ramos R, Nelson MT, Moore CI, Brumberg JC. Cleve Clin J Med. 2009 Apr;76 Suppl 2:S80-5. [pdf]


Chen, C-C, Abrams, S. Pinhas, A., Brumberg JC. Morphological Heterogeneity of Layer VI Neurons in Mouse Barrel Cortex. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 512(2009):726-746 [pdf]


Tlamsa A.P., Brumberg, J.C. Organization and Morphology of Thalamocortical Neurons of Mouse Ventral Lateral Thalamus. Somatosensory and Motor Research, 27(2010):34-43. [pdf]


Chen C-C, Durando A., Brumberg J.C. Barrels XXII Meeting Repot: Barrels Blow into the Windy City, Somatosensory and Motor Research, 27(2010): 55–59. [pdf]


Khatri V., Bermejo R., Brumberg J.C., Zeigler H.P. Whisking in air: encoding of kinematics by VPM neurons in awake rats. Somatosensory and Motor Research, 27(2010):111–120. [pdf]


Lipoff D.M., Bhambri A., Fokas G., Sharma S., Gabel L.A., Brumberg J.C., Richfield, Ramos R.L. Molecular Layer Heterotopia in the Neocortex of the C57BL6 and Related Mouse Strains. Brain Res. 1391(2011):36-43. [pdf]


Dummula K., Vinukond G., Chu P., Xing Y., Hu F., Mailk S., Csiszar A., Chua C., Mouton P., Brumberg J.C., Bansal R., Ballabh P. Bone Morphogenetic Protein Inhibition Promotes Neurological Recovery after Intraventricular Hemorrhage. J Neuroscience. 31(2011):12068-12082. [pdf]


Zhang W., Brumberg J.C. Barrels XXIII Meeting Report: Barrels by the Shore, Somatosensory and Motor Research. 28(2011):11-8.


Rocco-Donovan M., Ramos R.L, Giraldo S., Brumberg J.C. Characteristics of Synaptic Connections Between Rodent Primary Somatosensory and Motor Cortices, Somatosensory and Motor Research, 28 (2011):31-47. [pdf]


Chen C-C, Tam D, Brumberg J.C. Sensory Deprivation Differentially Impacts the Dendritic Development of Pyramidal Versus Non-Pyramidal Neurons in Layer VI of Mouse Barrel Cortex. Brain Structure and Function, 217(2012):435-46.pdf


Chen CC, Lu HC, Brumberg J.C. mGluR5 Knockout Mice Display Increased Dendritic Spine Densities. Neurosci Lett. 2012 Jul 19 Epub ahead of print. [pdf]


Barrera K., Chu P., Abramowitz J.A., Ramos R.L., Brumberg J.C. Organization of Myelin in the Mouse Somatosensory Barrel Cortex and the Effects of Sensory Deprivation. Developmental Neurobiogy, In Press. [pdf]


Ramos R L, Smith PT, Croll SD, Brumberg JC. Demonstrating Cerebral Vascular Networks: A Comparison of Methods for the Teaching Laboratory. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 6(92008):A52-A59. [pdf]


Ramos, R.L., Smith, P.T., Brumberg, J.C., Novel in silico method for teaching cytoarchitecture, cellular diversity, and gene expression in the mammalian brain. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 6(2007): A8-A13. [pdf]


Ramos, R.L., Moiseff, A. Brumberg, J.C. Utility and versatility of extracellular recordings from the cockroach for neurophysiological instruction and demonstration. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 5(2007):A28-A34. [pdf]


Ramos R. L., Fokas G.J., Bhambri A., Smith P.T., Hallas B.H., Brumberg J.C. Undergraduate Neuroscience Education in the US: An analysis using data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 9(2011):A66-A70. [pdf]


Chu, P., Peck, J., & Brumberg J.C. (supplemental material). [pdf]


Chu, P., Peck, J., & Brumberg J.C. (lab exercises). [pdf]