Selected Publications

Lett KM, Garcia VJ, Temporal S, Bucher D, Schulz DJ (2017) Removal of endogenous neuromodulators in a small motor network enhances responsiveness to neuromodulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 118: 1749-1761.

Northcutt AJ, LettKM, Garcia VB, Diester CM, Lane BJ, Marder E, Schulz DJ (2016) Deep Sequencing of Transcriptomes from the Nervous Systems of Two Decapod Crustaceans to Characterize Genes Important for Neural Circuit Function and Modulation. BMC Genomics 17(1): 868.

Lane BJ, Samarth P, Ransdell JL, Nair SS, Schulz DJ (2016) Synergistic plasticity of intrinsic conductance and electrical coupling restores synchrony in an intact motor network. Elife. Aug 23;5. pii: e16879. doi: 10.7554/eLife.16879.

Garcia, V.B., Garcia, M.L., Schulz, D.J. (2014) Quantitative expression profiling in mouse spinal cord reveals changing relationships among channel and receptor mRNA levels across postnatal maturation. Neuroscience, 277: 321-333.

current biology coverTemporal S, Lett KM, Schulz DJ (2014) Activity-dependent feedback regulates correlated ion channel mRNA levels in single identified motor neurons. Current Biology 24: 1899-1904. [article selected for cover]

Ransdell JL, Nair SS, Schulz DJ (2013) Neurons within the same network independently achieve conserved output by differentially balancing variable conductance magnitudes. Journal of Neuroscience, 33: 9950-9956. [Featured in “This Week in The Journal”]

Ransdell JL, Temporal S, West NL, Leyrer ML, Schulz DJ (2013) Characterization of inward currents and channels underlying burst activity in motor neurons of the crab cardiac ganglion. Journal of Neurophysiology, 110: 42-54.

Ransdell JL, Nair SS, Schulz DJ (2012) Rapid homeostatic plasticity of intrinsic excitability in a central pattern generator network stabilizes functional neural network output. Journal of Neuroscience 32: 9649-9658. [Featured in “This Week in The Journal”]

Nahar J, Lett KM, Schulz DJ (2012) Restoration of descending inputs fails to rescue activity following deafferentation of a motor network. Journal of Neurophysiology 108: 871-881.

Temporal S, Desai M, Khorkova O, Varghese G, Dai A, Schulz DJ, Golowasch J (2012) Neuromodulation independently determines correlated channel expression and conductance levels in motor neurons of the stomatogastric ganglion. Journal of Neurophysiology 107: 718-727.

Ransdell JL, Faust TB, Schulz DJ (2010) Correlated levels of mRNA and soma size in single identified neurons: evidence for compartment-specific regulation of gene expression. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 3: 116.


Image shows journal coverDai A, Temporal S, Schulz DJ (2010) Cell-specific patterns of sodium channel splice variant expression in single indentified neurons. Neuroscience 168: 118-129. [article selected for cover]

Tobin AE, Cruz-Bermúdez ND, Marder E, Schulz DJ (2009) Correlations in ion channel mRNA in rhythmically active neurons. PLoS One 4(8):e6742.

Goaillard JM, Taylor AL, Schulz DJ, Marder E (2009) Functional consequences of animal-to-animal variation in circuit parameters. Nature Neuroscience. 12:1424-30.

McClellan AD, Kovalenko M, Benes JA, Schulz DJ (2008) Spinal cord injury induces changes in electrophysiological properties and ion channel expression of reticulospinal neurons in larval lamprey. Journal of Neuroscience 28: 650-659.

Nature Neuroscience coverSchulz DJ, Goaillard J-M, Marder E (2007) Quantitative expression profiling of identified neurons reveals cell-specific constraints on highly variable levels of gene expression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 104: 13187-13191.

Schulz DJ, Goaillard J-M, Marder E (2006) Variance in channel expression in the same neuron in different animals. Nature Neuroscience 9: 356-362. [article selected for cover]