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Bernhard, S.M., Lee, J., Erskine, A., Hires, S.A. and Barth, A.L. Automated home-cage training drives sensory association learning.
(2020) PLoS One Dec 2;15(12):e0232916. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232916.

Bernhard, S.M., Lee, J., Zhu, M., Hsu, A., Erskine, A., Hires, S.A., and Barth, A.L. (2020). An automated homecage system for multiwhisker detection and discrimination learning in mice. BioRxiv 2020.04.27.063750.

Kuljis, D.A., Park, E., Myal, S.E., Clopath, C., and Barth, A.L. (2020). Transient and layer-specific reduction in neocortical PV inhibition during sensory association learning. BioRxiv 2020.04.24.059865.


Litvina, E., Adams, A., Barth, A.L., Bruchez, M.P., Carson, J., Dupre, K.B., Frank, L.M., Gates, K.M., Harris, K.M., Joo, H., Lichtman, J.W., Ramos, K.M., Sejnowski, T., Trimmer, J.S., 1White, S., Koroshetz, W. BRAIN Initiative: Cutting-edge tools and resources for the community.
(2019) Journal of Neuroscience 16 October 39(42):8275-8284. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1169-19.2019

Barth, A.L. and Ray, A. Progressive circuit changes during learning and disease.
(2019) Neuron 9 October 104(1):37-46. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.09.032

Kuljis, D.A., Park, E., Telmer, C.A., Lee, J., Ackerman, D.S., Bruchez, M.P. and Barth, A.L. Fluorescence-based quantitative synapse analysis for cell-type specific connectomics.
(2019) eNeuro 23 September. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0193-19.2019

Audette, N.J., Bernhard, S. M., Ray, A., Stewart, L.T., and Barth A.L. Rapid plasticity of higher-order thalamocortical inputs during sensory learning.
Neuron. 2019 Jul 17;103(2):277-291.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.04.037.

Reddy, J.W., Kimukin, I., Ahmed, Z., Stewart, L., Barth, A.L., Towe, E. and Chamanzar, M. High density, double-sided, flexible optoelectrical neural probes with embedded micro-LEDs.
Frontiers in Neuroscience, 09 August


Kuljis D.A., Zemoura K, Telmer C, Lee J, Park E, Xu W, Bruchez MP, and Barth AL. Quantitative synapse analysis for cell-type specific connectomics.
BioRXiv, August 7, 10.1101/386912.

Beukema P, Cecil KL, Peterson E, Mann VR, Matsushita M, Takashima Y, Navlakha S, and Barth AL. TrpM8-mediated somatosensation in mouse neocortex.
Journal of Comparative Neurology, Jun 15, 526(9):1444-1456.

Navlakha S, Bar-Joseph Z, and Barth AL. Network Design and the Brain.
Trends in Cognitive Science, 22 Jan 2018.

Urban-Ciecko J, Jouhanneau JS, Myal SE, Poulet JFA, and Barth AL. Precisely Timed Nicotinic Activation Drives SST Inhibition in Neocortical Circuits.
Neuron, 7 Feb 2018, 97(3): 611-625.


Pratt CP, Kuljis DA, Homanics G, Dudem S, Hollywood MA, Barth AL, Bruchez MP. Tagging of endogenous BK channels with a fluorogen-activating peptide reveals β4-mediated control of channel clustering in cerebellum.
Front Cell Neurosci., 31 Oct 2017, 11:337.

Lee J, Barth AL. Constructing the external world.
Neuron, 21 Jun 2017, 94(6): 1048-1050.

Audette NJ, Urban-Ciecko J, Matsushita M, Barth AL. POm thalamocortical input drives layer-specific microcircuits in somatosensory cortex.
Cerebral Cortex, 10 Mar 2017, 1-17.


Barth A, Burkhalter A, Callaway EM, Connors BW, Cauli B, DeFelipe J, Feldmeyer D, Freund T, Kawaguchi Y, Kisvarday Z, Kubota Y, McBain C, Oberlaender M, Rossier J, Rudy B, Staiger JF, Somogyi P, Tamas G, Yuste R. Comment on "Principles of connectivity among morphologically defined cell types in adult neocortex".
Science, 9 Sep 2016, 353(6304):1108

Urban-Ciecko, J and Barth AL. Somatostatin-expressing neurons in cortical networks.
Nature Reviews Neuroscience, Jul 2016, 17(7):401-409.

Ye L, Allen WE, Thompson KR, Tian Q, Hsueh B, Ramakrishnan C, Wang A-C, Jennings JH, Adhikari A, Halpern CH, Witten IB, Barth AL, Luo L, McNab, JA, Deisseroth K. Wiring and molecular features of prefrontal ensembles representing distinct experiences.
Cell, 16 June 2016, 165(7):1776-88.


Chandrasekaran S, Navlakha S, Audette NJ, McCreary DD, Suhan J, Bar-Joseph Z, and Barth AL. Unbiased, high-throughput electron microscopy analysis of experience-dependent synaptic changes in the neocortex.
The Journal of Neuroscience, 16 Dec 2015, 35(50):16450-16462.

Cai X, Huang H, Kuzirian MS, Snyder LM, Matsushita M, Lee MC, Ferguson C, Homanics GE, Barth AL, and Ross SE. Generation of a KOR-Cre knockin mouse strain to study cells involved in kappa opioid signaling.
Genesis, 17 Nov 2015 [Epub ahead of print]

Pratt CP, He J, Wang Y, Barth AL, and Bruchez MP. Fluorogenic Green-Inside Red-Outside (GIRO) Labeling Approach Reveals Adenylyl Cyclase-Dependent Control of BKα Surface Expression.
Bioconjugate Chemistry, 16 Sep 2015, 26(9):1963-71.

Navlakha S, Barth AL, and Bar-Joseph Z. Decreasing-rate pruning optimizes the construction of efficient and robust distributed networks.
PLoS Computational Biology, 28 July 2015, 11(7).

Urban-Ciecko J, Fanselow EF, and Barth AL. Neocortical somatostatin neurons reversibly silence excitatory transmission via GABAb receptors.
Current Biology, 16 March 2015, 25, 1-10.

Glazewski S, Barth AL. Stimulus intensity determines experience-dependent modifications in neocortical neuron firing rates.
European Journal of Neuroscience, Feb 2015, 41(4):410-9.


Urban-Ciecko J, Wen JA, Parekh PK, Barth AL. Experience-dependent regulation of presynaptic NMDARs enhances neurotransmitter release at neocortical synapses.
Learning and Memory, 15 Dec 2014, 22(1):47-55.

Jouhanneau JS, Ferrarese L, Estebanez L, Audette NJ, Brecht M, Barth AL, and Poulet JFA. Cortical fosGFP expression reveals broad receptive field excitatory neurons targeted by POm.
Neuron, 3 Dec 2014, 84(5): 1065-1078.

Czajkowski R, Jayaprakash B, Wiltgen B, Rogerson T, Guzman-Karlsson MC, Barth AL, Trachtenberg JT, and Silva AJ. Encoding and storage of spatial information in the retrosplenial cortex.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 27 May 2014, 111(23): 8661-8666.


Barth AL and Kuhlman SJ. The many layers of specification and plasticity in the neocortex.
Neuron, 4 September 2013, 79(5): 829-31.

Navlakha S, Suhan J, Barth AL, and Bar-Joseph Z. A high-throughput framework to detect synapses in electron microscopy images.
Bioinformatics, 1 July 2013, 29(13): i9-i17.

Wen JA, DeBlois MC, and Barth AL. Initiation, labile, and stabilization phases of experience-dependent plasticity at neocortical synapses.
The Journal of Neuroscience, 8 May 2013, 33(19): 8483-8493.


*Benedetti BL, *Takashima Y, Wen JA, Urban-Ciecko J, and Barth AL. Differential wiring of layer 2/3 neurons drives sparse and reliable firing during neocortical development.
Cerebral Cortex, 23 August 2012, 23(11): 2690-99.
*These authors contributed equally to this work.

Poulet JFA and Barth AL. Experimental evidence for sparse firing in the neocortex.
Trends in Neurosciences, June 2012, 35(6): 345-55.

Shruti S, Urban-Ciecko J, Fitzpatrick JA, Brenner R, Bruchez MP, and Barth AL. The brain-specific beta4 subunit downregulates BK channel cell surface expression.
PLoS ONE, 16 March 2012, 7(3): e33429.

Wen JA and Barth AL. Synaptic lability after experience-dependent plasticity is not mediated by calcium-permeable AMPARs.
Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 29 February 2012, 5(15).

Barth AL. AC-1 and synaptic development.
The Journal of Physiology, 1 January 2012, 590(1): 3.


Wen JA and Barth AL. Input-specific critical periods for experience-dependent plasticity in layer 2/3 pyramidal neurons.
The Journal of Neuroscience, 23 March 2011, 31(12): 4456-65.


Gerkin RC, Clem RL, Shruti S, Kass RE, and Barth AL. Cortical up state activity is enhanced after seizures: a quantitative analysis.
Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, December 2010, 27(6): 425–32.

Yassin L, Benedetti BL, Jouhanneau JS, Wen JA, Poulet JF, and Barth AL. An embedded subnetwork of highly active neurons in the neocortex.
Neuron, 22 December 2010, 68(6): 1043-50.


Benedetti BL, Glazewski S, and Barth AL. Reliable and precise neuronal firing during sensory plasticity in superficial layers of primary somatosensory cortex.
The Journal of Neuroscience, 23 Sep 2009, 29(38): 11817-27.

Sheehan JJ, Benedetti BL, and Barth AL. Anticonvulsant effects of the BK-channel antagonist paxilline.
Epilepsia, April 2009, 50(4): 711-20.


Shruti S, Clem RL, and Barth AL. A seizure-induced gain-of-function in BK channels is associated with elevated firing activity in neocortical pyramidal neurons.
Neurobiology of Disease, June 2008, 30(3): 323-30.

Barth AL and Wheeler ME. The barista on the bus: cellular and synaptic mechanisms for visual recognition memory.
Neuron, 24 Apr 2008, 58(2): 159-61.

Clem RL, Celikel T, and Barth AL. Ongoing in vivo experience triggers synaptic metaplasticity in the neocortex.
Science, 4 January 2008, 319(5859): 101-104.


Barth AL. Visualizing circuits and systems using transgenic reporters of neural activity.
Current Opinion in Neurobiology, October 2007, 17(5): 567–71.

Glazewski S, Benedetti BL, and Barth AL. Ipsilateral whiskers suppress experience-dependent plasticity in the barrel cortex.
The Journal of Neuroscience, 4 April 2007, 27(14): 3910-20.

Pfenning AR, Schwartz R, and Barth AL. A comparative genomics approach to identifying the plasticity transcriptome.
BMC Neuroscience, 13 March 2007, 8(20).


Clem RL and Barth AL. Pathway-specific tafficking of native AMPARs by in vivo experience.
Neuron, 2 March 2006, 49(5): 663–70.


Guillem G, Glick Benjamin, and Barth AL. Brighter reporter genes from multimerized fluorescent proteins.
BioTechniques, December 2005, 39(6): 814–22.


Barth AL, Gerkin RC, and Dean KL. Alteration of neuronal firing properties after in vivo experience in a fosGFP transgenic mouse.
The Journal of Neuroscience, 21 July 2004, 24(29): 6466-75.