Publications

Selected Research Papers

Kuhlman SJ, O’Connor DH, Fox K, Svoboda K. Structural plasticity within the barrel cortex during initial phases of whisker-dependent learning. J Neurosci. 2014 Apr 23; 34(17):6078-83.

Kuhlman SJ, Olivas ND, Tring E, Ikrar T, Xu X, Trachtenberg JT. A disinhibitory microcircuit initiates critical-period plasticity in the visual cortex. Nature. 2013 Sep 26;501(7468):543-6. doi: 10.1038/nature12485.

Kuhlman SJ, Tring E, Trachtenberg JT (2011): Fast-spiking interneurons have an initial orientation bias that is lost with vision. Nat. Neurosci. 14(9):1121-3. PDF_Icon

Kuhlman SJ, Lu J, Lazarus MS, Huang ZJ (2010): Maturation of GABAergic inhibition promotes strengthening of temporally coherent inputs among convergent pathways. PLoS Computational Biol. 6(6):e1000797.

Kuhlman SJ and Huang ZJ (2008): High-resolution labeling and functional manipulation of specific neuron types in mouse brain by Cre-activated viral gene expression. PLoS One 16,3(4):e2005.

Di Cristo G, Chattopadhyaya B, Kuhlman SJ, Fu Y, BĂ©langer MC, Wu CZ, Rutishauser U, Maffei L, Huang ZJ. (2007): Activity-dependent PSA expression regulates inhibitory maturation and onset of critical period plasticity. Nat Neurosci. 10(12):1569-77.

Chattopadhyaya B, Di Cristo G, Wu CZ, Knott G, Kuhlman S, Fu Y, Palmiter RD, Huang ZJ. (2007): GAD67-mediated GABA synthesis and signaling regulate inhibitory synaptic innervation in the visual cortex. Neuron 54(6):889-903.

Chattopadhyaya B, Di Cristo G, Higashiyama H, Knott GW, Kuhlman SJ, Welker E, Huang ZJ (2004): Experience and activity-dependent maturation of perisomatic GABAergic innervation in primary visual cortex during a postnatal critical period. J Neurosci 24:9598-611.

Kuhlman SJ, McMahon DG (2004): Rhythmic regulation of membrane potential and potassium current persists in SCN neurons in the absence of environmental input. Eur J Neurosci 20(4):1113-7.

Quintero JE*, Kuhlman SJ*, McMahon DG (2003): The biological clock nucleus: a multiphasic oscillator network regulated by light. J Neurosci 23(22):8070-6. *Co-first authors.

Kuhlman SJ, Silver R, Le Sauter J, Bult-Ito A, McMahon DG (2003): Phase resetting light pulses induce Per1 and persistent spike activity in a subpopulation of biological clock neurons.
J Neurosci 23(4):1441-50.

Kuhlman SJ, Quintero JE, McMahon DG (2000): GFP fluorescence reports Period1 circadian gene regulation in the mammalian biological clock. NeuroReport 11:1479-1482.

Morris ME, Viswanathan N, Kuhlman S, Davis FC, Weitz CJ (1998): A screen for genes induced in the suprachiasmatic nucleus by light. Science 279:1544-1547.

Siviy SM, Fleischhauer AE, Kerrigan LA, Kuhlman SJ (1996): D2 dopamine receptor involvement in the rough-and-tumble play behavior of juvenile rats. Behavioral Neuroscience 110(5):1168-76.

Reviews and Book Chapters

Huang ZJ, Taniguchi H, He M, and Kuhlman S (2010): Genetic labeling of neurons in mouse brain, in Imaging in Developmental Biology: A Laboratory Manual, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Kuhlman SJ (2007): Biological Rhythms Workshop IB: Neurophysiology of SCN pacemaker function. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 72:21-33.

Kuhlman SJ, Mackey SR, Duffy JF (2007): Biological Rhythms Workshop I: Introduction to chronobiology. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 72:1-6.

Kuhlman SJ and McMahon DG (2006): Encoding the ins and outs of circadian pacemaking. Journal of Biological Rhythms 21:470-81.