open-source electrophysiology

Publications describing Open Ephys tools

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Siegle JH, Cuevas López A, Patel YA, Abramov K, Ohayon S, Voigts J (2017) Open Ephys: an open-source, plugin-based platform for multichannel electrophysiology. J Neural Eng 14: 045003 PDF


Newman JP, Fong M, Millard DC, Whitmire CJ, Stanley GB, Potter SM (2015) Optogenetic feedback control of neural activity. eLife 4: e07192 PDF


Voigts J, Siegle JH, Pritchett DL, Moore CI (2013) The flexDrive: an ultra-light implant for optical control and highly parallel chronic recording of neuronal ensembles in freely moving mice. Front Sys Neurosci 7: 8 PDF

Publications and preprints using Open Ephys tools

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Jun JJ, Steinmetz NA, Siegle JH, Denman DJ, Bauza M, Barbarits B, Lee AK et al. (2017) Fully integrated silicon probes for high density recording of neural activity. Nature 551: 232-236

Mathis MW, Mathis A, Uchida N (2017) Somatosensory cortex plays an essential role in forelimb motor adaptation in mice. Neuron 93: 1493-1503 PDF

Arneodo EM, Chen S, Gilja V, Gentner TQ (2017) A neural decoder for learned vocal behavior. bioRxiv PDF

Guo L, Walker WI, Ponvert ND, Penix PL, Jaramillo S (2017) Stable representation of sounds in the posterior striatum during flexible auditory decisions. bioRxiv PDF

John Hermiz, Nick Rogers, Erik Kaestner, Mehran Ganji, Dan Cleary, Joseph Snider,David Barba, Shadi Dayeh, Eric Halgren, Vikash Gilja (2016) A clinic compatible, open source electrophysiology system. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) PDF

Wasilczuk AZ, Proekt A, Kelz MB, McKinstry-Wu AR (2016) High-density electroencephalographic acquisition in a rodent model using low-cost and open-source resources. J Vis Exp 117: e54908 PDF

Weible AP, Liu Christine, Niell CM, Wehr M (2014) Auditory cortex is required for fear potentiation of gap detection. J Neurosci 34: 15437-15445 PDF

Acquisition Board

Johnston K, Ma L, Schaeffer L, Everling S (2019) Alpha oscillations modulate preparatory activity in marmoset area 8Ad. J Neurosci 39: 1855-1866 link

Wang J, Devika N, Eghbal EA, Jazayeri M (2018) Flexible timing by temporal scaling of cortical responses. Nature Neuroscience 21: 102–10 link

Dimitriadis G, Neto JP, Aarts A, Alexandru A, et al. (2018) Why not record from every channel with a CMOS scanning probe? bioRxiv PDF

Yüzgeç Ö, Prsa M, Zimmerman R, Huber D (2018) Pupil size coupling to cortical states protects the stability of deep sleep via parasympathetic modulation. Curr Biol 28: 1-9 PDF

Okun M, Lak A, Carandini M, Harris K (2016) Long term recordings with immobile silicon probes in the mouse cortex. PLoS ONE 11(3): 1-17 PDF

Siegle JH, Wilson MA (2014) Enhancement of encoding and retrieval functions through theta phase-specific manipulation of hippocampus. eLife 3: e03061 PDF


Arne Meyer, Jasper Poort, John O’Keefe, Maneesh Sahani1, Jennifer F. Linden (2018) A Head-Mounted Camera System Integrates Detailed Behavioral Monitoring with Multichannel Electrophysiology in Freely Moving Mice, Neuron link

Dino Dvorak, Basma Radwan, Fraser Todd Sparks, Zoe Nicole Talbot, Andre Antonio Fenton (2018) Control of recollection by slow gamma dominating mid-frequency gamma in hippocampus CA1. plosBio link

Kaitlin S. Carlson, Marie A. Gadziola, Emma S. Dauster, Daniel W. Wesson, (2018) Selective attention controls olfaction in rodents bioRxiv link

Zoe Nicole Talbot, Fraser Todd Sparks, Dino Dvorak, Bridget Mary Curran, Juan Marcos Alarcon, André Antonio Fenton (2018) Normal CA1 Place Fields but Discoordinated Network Discharge in a Fmr1-Null Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome, Neuron Volume 97, Issue 3, 7 February 2018, Pages 684-697.e4 link

Mably, A. J., Gereke, B. J., Jones, D. T. and Colgin, L. L. (2017) Impairments in spatial representations and rhythmic coordination of place cells in the 3xTg mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Hippocampus, 27: 378–392. doi:10.1002/hipo.22697 link

LeBlanc BW, Cross B, Smith KA, Roach C, Xia J, Chao Y, Levitt J, Koyama S, Moore CI, Saab CY (2017) Thalamic bursts down-regulate cortical theta and nociceptive behavior. Sci Reports 7: 2482 PDF

Mark Shein-Idelson, Janie M. Ondracek, Hua-Peng Liaw, Sam Reiter, Gilles Laurent (2016) Slow waves, sharp waves, ripples, and REM in sleeping dragons. Science Vol. 352, Issue 6285, pp. 590-595 PDF

Dohoung Kim, Huijeong Jeong, Juhyeong Lee, Jeong-Wook Ghim, Eun Sil Her, Seung-Hee Lee, Min WhanJung. Distinct Roles of Parvalbumin- and Somatostatin-Expressing Interneurons in Working Memory (2016) Neuron Nov 23;92(4):902-915 link