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2018 Neurosciences Institute Retreat Poster Session

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Retreat
Monday, May 6, 2018, 8:15 pm
Cypress Hall, Pajaro Dunes Resort, Watsonville, CA


Poster Title

Authors and Affiliation


Flexible readout of stable cortical representations support motion visibility perception

Daniel Birman1, Justin Gardner1,

1Department of Psychology, Stanford University


Novel Small-Molecule Probes to Study Chloride Channels in the Central Nervous System

Anna Koster1,2, Keri McKiernan1, Erin Gray1, Justin Du Bois1, Merritt Maduke2,

1Department of Chemistry, 2Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


microRNA controls over corticospinal motor neuron development

Jessica Diaz1*, Verl B. Siththanandan1*, Victoria Lu1*, Jessica MacDonald6, Nicole Gonzalez-Nava1, 2, 3, Lincoln Pasquina5, Aaron Wheeler5, Peter Sarnow4, Theo Palmer1, Jeffrey D. Macklis5, Suzanne Tharin1 
1Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University, 2Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, 3Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany, 4 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University,  5Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Center for Brain Science, and Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, 6Department of Biology, Program in Neuroscience, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY *Co-first authors


Molecular and Biophysical Basis of Neuromodulation by High Frequency Ultrasound

Martin Prieto1, Daniel V. Madison1, Pierre Khuri-Yakub2, Merritt C. Maduke1
1Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, 2E. L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University


Selective filtering of accumbal inputs by neuromodulators

Paul Hoerbelt1, Dan Christoffel1, Jessica Walsh1, Boris Heifets2, Charu Ramakrishnan3, Karl Deisseroth3, Lili King-Adas1, Rob Malenka1
1Nancy Pritzker Laboratory and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2Department of Anesthesiology, 3HHMI and Department of Bioengineering and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University


Uncovering the structure of behavior: building a cumulative psychological science

Ian W Eisenberg, Patrick G Bissett, A Zeynep Enkavi, Jamie Li, Russell A. Poldrack
Department of Psychology, Stanford University


Honeycomb-shaped array for enhanced stimulation efficacy and scalability of subretinal prosthesis

Thomas Flores1, Tiffany Huang2, Henri Lorach3,4, Roopa Dalal3, Xin Lei2, Ludwig Galambos2, Theodore Kamins2, Keith Mathieson5, Daniel Palanker3,4
1Department of Applied Physics, 2Electrical Engineering, 3Ophthalmology, 4Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University; and 5Institute of Photonics, Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde


Dopaminergic modulation of attention-related activity in macaque frontal eye field

Adrienne Mueller1,2, Tirin Moore1,2
Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University and 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Toward a vascular understanding of brain disorders

Audrey P. Fan1, Jia Guo1, Yosuke Ishii1, Frederick T. Chin1, Gary K. Steinberg2, Greg Zaharchuk1
1Department of Radiology, 2Neurosurgery, Stanford University


Profiling microglia-specific transcriptional changes after ischemic stroke

Kendra Lechtenberg1, Todd Peterson1, Li Zhu1, Marion Buckwalter1,2
1Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences and 2Neurosurgery, Stanford University


Role of Transcription Factor Er81 in the Enteric Nervous System

Subhamoy Das1*, Josephine L. Belluardo2*, Richard J. Dicasoli2, Michael D. Gershon3 and Julia A. Kaltschmidt1
1Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University, 2Developmental Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute, 3Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University


The self-assembled protein crystal ferritin-inkabox-PAK4 displays magnetic properties upon exposure to iron

Thomas Li1, You He2, Zegao Wang3, Qunxiang Ong1, Vamsi Varanasi1,  Bai Lu2, Mingdong Dong3, Bianxiao Cui1
1Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, 2Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Science, 3Tsinghua University, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus University


Predicting the molecular cross-talk between grafted hNSCs and the stroke microenvironment using the TRAP technique

Ricardo L. Azevedo-Pereira1, Nathan C. Manley1, Jennifer Vu1, Zhang Yue2, Jack Berry1, Guohua Sun1, Tonya Bliss1, Gary K. Steinberg1
1Deparment of Neurosurgery, 2Stanford Center for Genomics, Stanford University


Systems consolidation without replay? Learning rules and circuit architectures for consolidation in cerebellar learning

B. Jay Bhasin1, Mark S. Goldman2, and Jennifer L. Raymond3
1Department of Bioengineering, and 3Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, 2Center for Neuroscience, and Departments of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, and Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of California, Davis


Synthesis, Functionalization and Applications of Rare Earth Up-converting Nanoparticles  

Steven Chu, Yunxiang Zhang, Sam Peng, Qian Liu, Max Prigozhin, Peter Maurer
Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


Analog Signalling with ‘Digital’ Molecular Switches

Stephen E. Clarke
Department of Bioengineering,  Stanford University


Tissue-like electronics for electrophysiological recording and neuromodulation 

Yuxin Liu1, Jia Liu2, Lisa Zhang3, Patrick Loftus3, Anson Lee3, Zhenan Bao2 
1Bioengineering, 2Chemical Engineering, 3Medical School, Stanford University


Optogenetic regulation of phosphoinositides in eye pressure 

Jorge Alvarado, Philipp Prosseda, Ning Ke, Yang Hu, Yang Sun
Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University


Neural Alpha-band Oscillation and Behavioral Synchronization as shaped by Musical Role Asymmetries in Piano Duet Performance

Auriel Washburn1, Iran Roman1, Madeline Huberth1, Matthew Wright1, Takako Fujioka1,2
1Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, 2Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Stanford University


Mixed reality in medicine

Christoph Leuze1, Grant Yang2, Bruce Daniel1, Brian Hargreaves1, Jennifer McNab1
1Department of Radiology, 2Electric Engineering, Stanford University


CSF Tumor DNA from Leptomeningeal Metastases

Yingmei Li1, Boxiang Liu2, Wenying Pan3, Ian Connolly1, Bina W Kakusa1, Seema Nagpal4, Melanie Hayden Gephart1
1Department of Neurosurgery, 2Genetics, 3Bioengineering, 4Neurology, Stanford University


Using topological data analysis to study brain's dynamical organization

Manish Saggar1*, Olaf Sporns2, Javier Gonzalez-Castillo3, Peter A. Bandettini3,4, Gunnar Carlsson5,6, Gary Glover7, Allan L. Reiss1,7  1Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 2Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences & Network Science Institute, Indiana University, 3Section on Functional Imaging Methods, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH 4Functional MRI Core, National Institutes of Mental Health, 5Department of Mathematics, Stanford University, 6Ayasdi, Inc., 7Department of Radiology, Stanford University


In vivo application of upconverting nanoparticles to elucidate the neuromuscular pump action in C. elegans

Alice Lay1, Randy Mehlenbacher2, Chris Siefe2, Alakananda Das3, Adam Nekimken4, Beth Pruitt4, Bruce Cohen5, Miriam Goodman3, and Jennifer Dionne2
Department of Applied Physics, 2Materials Science and Engineering, 3Molecular & Cellular Physiology, 4Mechanical Engineering,  Stanford University; 5The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Performance monitoring of self and other in a turn-taking piano duet: A dual-EEG study

Madeline Huberth1, Tysen Dauer1, Chryssie Nanou1, Irán Román1, Nick Gang1, Wisam Reid1, Matthew Wright1, Takako Fujioka11Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Department of Music, Stanford University


A new approach to study cAMP dynamics in myelinating glial cells

Mariapaola Sidoli1, Ling-Chen Chun2, Alex Lu2, Tom Wandless2, William Talbot1
1Developmental Biology, 2Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University


Biochemical and genetic dissection of axon degeneration

Jianjin Shi1, Ben A. Barres2, Marc Tessier-Lavigne1
Department of Biology, 2Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University


Classifying Drosophila Olfactory Projection Neuron Subtypes by Single-Cell RNA Sequencing

Hongjie Li1, Felix Horns2, Bing Wu1, Qijing Xie1, Jiefu Li1, Tongchao Li1, David J. Luginbuhl1, Stephen R. Quake2, Liqun Luo1
Biology Department, 2Departments of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Stanford University


Elevated Severity of Early Life Stress is Associated in Youth with Reduced Cortisol Production Following a Psychosocial Stress Test

Lucinda M. Sisk1, Tiffany C. Ho1, Katharina Kircanski2, Lucy S. King1, Kathryn L. Humphreys1, Sarah J. Ordaz1,4, Natalie L. Colich1,3, Ian H. Gotlib1
1Department of Psychology, Stanford University, 2Emotion and Development Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 3Department of Psychology, University of Washington, 4Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine


Neuroinflammatory reactive astrocytes in acute injury and neurodegenerative disease

Guttenplan KA1, Liddelow SA1, Münch AE1, Weigel MK1, Clarke LE1, Bennett FC1, Bennett ML1, Wilton DK2, Frouin A2, Panicker N3, Kumar M3, Dawson VL3, Dawson TM3, Stevens B2, Barres BA1
1Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, 2Department of Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital, 3Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University


Multimodal MRI converging evidence on the role of ventro-occipito-temporal cortex in reading

Garikoitz Lerma-Usabiaga1,2, Manuel Carreiras2, Pedro M. Paz-Alonso2 
1Psychology Department, Stanford University, 2BCBL. Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, San Sebastian, Spain


Minimally Invasive Ultrasonically Powered Implantable Devices for Next-Generation Therapies and Neuromodulation

Max Wang1, Jayant Charthad1, Marcus Weber1, Jerry Chang1, Spyridon Baltsavias1, Ahmed Sawaby1, Amin Arbabian1
1Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


Simultaneous calcium imaging and atomic force microscopy to determine the mechanosensitivity of cultured neurons

Joy Franco1, Beth Pruitt1, Miriam Goodman2
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


Higher-throughput in vivo screen of cell type-specific enhancers in the vertebrate retina

Sui Wang1, Chang-Hee Lee2, Connie Cepko2
1Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University,2Depa

rtment of Genetics, Harvard Medical School


Assessing Tissue Microstructure Using Diffusion MRI

Grant Yang1,2, Qiyuan Tian1,2, Christoph Leuze2, Max Wintermark2, Jennifer A. McNab2
1Department of Electrical Engineering, 2Department of Radiology, Stanford University


Focused Ultrasound: From Movement Disorders, to BBB opening, to Neuromodulation

Kim Butts Pauly1,2,3, Morteza Mohammadjavadi1, Steve Leung2, Taylor Webb3, Gerald Popelka4, Patrick Ye2, Julian Brown5, Aurea Pascal1
1Radiology, 2Bioengineering, 3Electrical Engineering, 4Neurosurgery, Stanford University, 5Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Nanoscale structure and mechanics of skin in a C. elegans model of touch sensation

Ehsan Rezaei1, Miriam Goodman1
Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology1, Stanford University


Developmental characterization of human induced neurons

Louise R Giam1, Ian Hull2, Thomas C. Südhof1
1Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology and 2Bioengineering, Stanford University


Reconstruction of natural images from responses of primate retinal ganglion cells

Nora Brackbill1, Nikhil Parthasarathy2, Colleen Rhoades3, Nishal Shah2, Orren Karniol-Tambour4, Georges Goetz2, Alexandra Tikidji-Hamburyan4, Alexander Sher6, Alan M. Litke6, and E.J. Chichilnisky4,5
1Department of Physics, 2Electrical Engineering, 3Bioengineering, 4Neurosurgery, 5Ophthalmology, Stanford University, 6Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz


Cell-type specific reward dynamics of habenular neurons

Emily L Sylwestrak1, Sam Vesuna1, Ailey Crow1, Charu Ramakrishnan1, Karl Deisseroth1,2,3  
1Bioengineering, 2Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 3Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Mechanism of intracellular signal transduction of synapse formation

Xian Jiang1, Rick Sando1, Tom Sudhof1
1Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


Molecular characterization of brain stem neurons important for descending pain control

Daniel Berg1, Amaury Francois1, Gregory Scherrer1
1Department of Anesthesiology, Stanford University


Unusual properties of two ganglion cell types in the primate retina

Colleen Rhoades1, Nishal Shah2, Nora Brackbill3, Alexandra Kling4, Alexander Sher5, Alan Litke5, E. J. Chichilnisky4
Bioengineering, 2Electrical Engineering, 3Physics, 4Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, and Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, 5Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, University of Santa Cruz


Skin Deformation Haptic Feedback for Guidance and Proprioceptive Sensory Substitution in a Motor Learning Task

Darrel Deo1, Cole Simpson1, Paul Nuyujukian2,3, Allison Okamura1,
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2Department of Bioengineering and 3Neurosurgery, Stanford University


Using next-generation sequencing for an unbiased high-throughput connectome mapping

Boxuan Simen Zhao1,2, Alice Y. Ting1, Liqun Luo2,
1Department of Genetics and 2Department of Biology, Stanford University


In mouse labeling of proteins that cross the blood-brain barrier

Kyle D Brewer1, Andrew Yang2, Daniela Berdnik1, Steven R Shuken3, Benoit Lehallier1, Hui Zhang1, Tony Wyss-Coray1
1Department of Neurology, 2Bioengineering, and 3Chemistry, Stanford University


Single-molecule Fluorescence Interference Contrast microscopy to study transporter dynamics

Corianne Van Den Akker1, Steven Boxer1
1Department of Chemistry, Stanford University


Plasticity of EPSP-Spike coupling in memory circuits of the Hippocampus

Jason Clark1, Daniel Madison1
1Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


Synaptic Plasticity Examined with Array Tomorgraphy

Kristina Micheva1, Dong Li1, Marianna Kiraly1, Daniel V. Madison1 
1Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


GABAergic Dysfunction in the Thalamocortical Circuits of High-functioning Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Lawrence Fung1, Ryan Flores1, Keith Sudheimer1, Meng Gu2, Daniel Spielman2, Fred Chin2,
1Antonio Hardan Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and 2Radiology, Stanford University


Examining dynamic coding in medial entorhinal cortex

Kiah Hardcastle1, Surya Ganguli1,2, Lisa Giocomo1,
1Department of Neurobiology and 2Applied Physics, Stanford University


Electric Field Sensitive Upconverting Nanoparticles Toward in vivo Action Potential Imaging

Randy Mehlenbacher1, Chris Siefe1, Alice Lay2, Stefan Fischer1, Jennifer Dionne1
1Department of Materials Science and Engineering and 2Applied Physics, Stanford University


Dissecting the molecular mechanisms of signal processing in the Drosophila visual system

Michelle Pang1, Thomas Clandinin2
1Department of Biology and 2Neurobiology, Stanford University


Molecular tools for gaining genetic access to activated neural ensembles

Christina K Kim1,2, Mateo Sanchez Lopez1, Minwoo Kim1, Wenjing Wang1, Karl Deisseroth2,3, Alice Ting1
1Genetic, 2Bioengineering, 3Psychiatry, Stanford University


Noninvasive Neuromodulation via Ultrasonic Drug Uncaging

Sunmee Park1, Jeffrey B. Wang1, Muna Aryal1, Qian Zhong1, Zhenbo Huang1, Raag D. Airan1 
1Department of Radiology, Stanford University


Multimodal neuroimaging Ad histologic correlation in neurodegenerative disorders

Michael Zeineh,
Stanford University 


Structural control of female reproductive behavior

Sayaka Inoue1,2, Renzhi Yang3, Joseph Knoedler1,2, Shivani Thombrae4, Adarsh Tantry1,2, Karen Dai1,2, Delara M Chizari4, Maxim Borius4, Taehong Yang1,2, and Nirao M Shah1,2 
1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2Department of Neurobiology, 3Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Stanford University, 4Department of Anatomy, UCSF


Single particle tracking of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (AChRs): implication for the pathogenesis of ocular myasthenia gravis (MG) 

Wei He1, Yang Sun1
1Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University


The role of inositol phosphatase OCRL in microtubule nucleation: Implications for Oculocerebrorenal Syndrome of Lowe

Wang Biao1, Prosseda Philipp P1, He Wei1 ; Kowal Tia J.1,  Alvarado Jorge A1Ning Ke1, Sun Yang1, 2 
1Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine  2Palo Alto VA Medical Center


Ultrafast non-inactivating Na current kinetics drive high-frequency bursting in dorsal entorhinal cortical neurons

Jason Bant1, Kiah Hardcastle1, Lisa Giocomo1
1Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University


Light Sheet Microscopy at the Neuroscience Microscopy Service

Eliza Adams1, Michelle Cheng2, Ailey Crow3, Ross Metzger4 and Andrew Olson5.
1Neurosciences, 2Neurosurgery, 3Cracking the Neural Code, 4Pediatrics, and 5Neuroscience Microscopy Service, Stanford University School of Medicine.


Molecular Representation of Sex in the Brain

Joseph Knoedler1, Fabian Mueller2, Karen Dai3, Nirao Shah1
1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2Department of Genetics 3ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program, Stanford University 


Widespread differential expression of coding region and 3’UTR sequences in neurons and other tissues

Ze Yang1, Thomas Kenney1, ShaoyiJi1,Arif Kocabas2, Sarayna Kumar2, Mary Hynes1,
1Department of Biology, Stanford University, 2Department of Biology, Rockefellor University


Structural Connectivity in High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder

Ryan E. Flores1, Christoph Leuze2, Lawrence Fung1
1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2Department of Radiology, Stanford Univesity


Imaging electrical activity in awake mice with an improved voltage indicator and random-access two-photon microscopy

Mariya Chavarha1,2, Vincent Villette4, Ivan K. Dimov2,3, Lagnajeet Pradhan2,3, Simon Chamberland5, Dongqing Shi2,6, Stephen W. Evans2, Jonathan Bradley4, Benjamin Mathieu4, Mark J. Schnitzer3, Guoqiang Bi6,7, Katalin Toth5, Stéphane Dieudonné4, Michael Z. Lin1,2
1Department of Bioengineering, 2Department of Neurobiology, 3CNC Program Stanford University, 4Institut de Biologie de l'École Normale Supérieure (IBENS), École Normale Supérieure, CNRS, INSERM, PSL Research University, 75005 Paris, France. 4CNC Program,  5Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Quebec Mental Health Institute, Université Laval, Québec, Canada. 6School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China 7CAS Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology


Modular biomimetic nanoring recording platform for diagnosis and drug screening

Sally Kim1, Katie Chang2, Chris Makinson1, Daniel Cohen3,4, W. James Nelson3, John Huguenard1, and Nicholas Melosh2
Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, 2Material Science & Engineering, 3Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University, 4Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University


Engineered, Injectable Hydrogels to Improve Cell-Based Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury

Laura Marquardt1, Vanessa Doulames2, Alice Wang1, Karen Dubbin1, James Weimann2, Giles Plant2, Sarah Heilshorn1
1Department of Materials Science and Engineering and 2Neurosurgery, Stanford University


Epistatic Subgraph Imputation and Candidate Subgraph Evaluation  in Autism

Nathaniel Stockham1, Kelley Paskov2, Dennis Wall2
1Neurosciences and 2Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University


Effects of Rapastinel (formerly GLYX-13) on Serum Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Omer Linkovski1, Hanyang Shen1, Jordana Zwerling1, Maria Filipou-Frye1, Elisabeth Cordell1, Thomas B Cooper2, Helen Blair Simpson3, 4,  Ronald M Burch5, Joseph RMoska5,6, Francis Lee7, Carolyn I Rodriguez1,8 
1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 2Analytical Psychopharmacology Laboratory, Nathan Kline Institute, Research Foundation for  Mental Hygiene of New York State, 3Columbia University, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 4New York State Psychiatric Institute. 5Aptinyx, Inc., 6The Falk Center for Molecular Therapeutics, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, McCormick  School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Northwestern University. 7Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, 8Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto


Teasing apart the desired effects of anesthetics from unwanted side effects at GABAA receptors

Noëlie S Cayla1, Beza A Dagne1, M Frances Davies1, M Bruce MacIver1, Edward J Bertaccini1,2 
1Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine  2Department of Anesthesia, Palo Alto VA Health Care System


An optobiological approach to investigate molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity

Lin Ning 1, Xin Zhou 2, Michael Z.. Lin 1, 2. 
1Department of Neurobiology, 2Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University


Neuroscience Gene Vector and Virus Core

Javier F. Alcudia
Neurosciences Institute