Selected Publications

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.

Franklin C, Ball J, Schulz DJ, Nair S (2010) Generation and preservation of the slow underlying membrane potential oscillation in model bursting neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology 104: 1589-1602.

Ball J, Franklin C, Tobin A-E, Schulz DJ, Nair S (2010) Co-regulation of ion channel conductances preserves output in a computational model of a crustacean cardiac motorneuron. Journal of Neuroscience 30: 8637-8649.

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.

Schulz DJ, Temporal S, Barry DM, Garcia ML (2008) Mechanisms of voltage-gated ion channel regulation: from gene expression to localization. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 65:2215-31.

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]