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Measurement of phase resetting curves using optogenetic barrage stimuli.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Matthew H. Higgs, Charles J. Wilson J Neurosci Methods. 289:23-30.

Background: The phase resetting curve (PRC) is a primary measure of a rhythmically firing neuron's...

Predicting the response of striatal spiny neurons to sinusoidal input.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Charles J. Wilson J Neurophysiol. 118(2):855-873.

Spike timing effects of small amplitude sinusoidal currents were measured in mouse striatal spiny neurons firing...

Effect of Phase Response Curve Shape and Synaptic Driving Force on Synchronization of Coupled Neuronal Oscillators.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Ramana Dodla, Charles J. Wilson Neural Comput. 29(7):1769-1814.

The role of the phase response curve (PRC) shape on the synchrony of synaptically coupled oscillating...

The ionic mechanism of membrane potential oscillations and membrane resonance in striatal LTS interneurons.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Soomin C. Song, Joseph A. Beatty, Charles J. Wilson. J Neurophysiol. 116(4):1752-1764.

Striatal low-threshold spiking (LTS) interneurons spontaneously transition to...

Unitary synaptic connections among substantia nigra pars reticulata neurons.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Matthew H. Higgs and Charles J. Wilson. J Neurophysiol. 115(6):2814-29.

Neurons in substantia nigra pars reticulata (SNr) are synaptically coupled by local axon collaterals,...

An inhibitory corticostriatal pathway

Monday, May 9, 2016

Crystal Rock, Hector Zurita, Charles J Wilson, Alfonso junior Apicella Elife. 2016 May 9;5. pii: e15890.

Anatomical and physiological studies have led to the assumption...

Oscillators and Oscillations in the Basal Ganglia.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Charles J. Wilson Neuroscientist.21(5):530-539.

What is the meaning of an action potential?  There must be different answers for neurons that fire spontaneously, even...

Cell-type-specific resonances shape the responses of striatal neurons to synaptic input.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Joseph A. Beatty, Soomin C. Song and Charles J. Wilson J Neurophysiol. 13(3):688-700.

Neurons respond to synaptic inputs in cell-type specific ways. Each neuron type...

Predicting the responses of repetitively firing neurons to current noise

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Charles J. Wilson, David Barraza, Todd Troyer, and Michael A. Farries  PLoS Comput. BIol. 10:e1003612 

We used phase resetting methods to predict firing patterns of...

Firing rate and pattern heterogeneity in the globus pallidus arise from a single neuron population

Friday, November 15, 2013

Deister CA, Dodla R, Barraza D, Kita H, and Wilson C.J.  J Neurophysiol.109:497-506.

Intrinsic heterogeneity in networks of interconnected cells types has profound...

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