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Steven Karel is Sr. Research and Technology Specialist for the Brandeis Division of Science.

Tang, L.S., Taylor, A.L., Rinberg, A., and Marder, E. (2012) Robustness of a rhythmic circuit to short and long-term temperature changes. J. Neurosci., 32: 10075-10085. PMCID: PMC3491657. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1443-12.2012 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Szabo, T.M., Chen, R., Goeritz, M., Maloney, R.T., Tang, L.S., Li, L., and Marder, E. (2011) Distribution and physiological effects of B-type allatostatins in the stomatogastric nervous system of the crab, Cancer borealis. J. Comp. Neural., 519: 2658-2676. PMCID: PMC3245975. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.22654 [Journal of Comparative Neurology]

Tang, L.S., Goeritz, M., Caplan, J., Taylor, A.L., Fisek, M., and Marder, E. (2010) Precise temperature compensation of phase in a rhythmic motor pattern. PLoS Biology, 8(8): e1000469. Highlighted in a Synopsis. PMCID: PMC2930868. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000469. [PLoS Biology]

Grashow, R., Brookings, T., and Marder, E. (2010) Compensation for variable intrinsic neuronal excitability by circuit-synaptic interactions. J. Neuroscience, 30: 9145 – 9156. PMCID: PMC2913134. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0980-10.2010 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Marder, Eve (2010) The Crustacean Stomatogastric Nervous System. In: Handbook of Brain Circuits. Shepherd, G.M. and Grillner, S. eds. Oxford University Press, New York. Chapter 40, pages 470-473.

Marder, E. and Tang, L.S. (2010) Coordinating different homeostatic processes. Neuron, 66: 161-163.PMCID: PMC3653179. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2010.04.022 [Neuron]

Goaillard, J.-M., Taylor, A.L., Pulver, S.R. and Marder, E. (2010) Slow and persistent post-inhibitory rebound acts as an intrinsic short-term memory mechanism. J. Neuroscience, 30: 4687-4692. PMCIID: PMC2885135. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2998-09.2010 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Tobin, A.-E., Tang, L.S., Grashow, R.G., Pulver, S.R., and Marder, E. (2009) Using the dynamic clamp to explore the relationship between intrinsic activity and network dynamics. Destexhe, A., Bal, T. eds. Dynamic Clamp. Springer Series in Computational Neuroscience 101. [PDF]

Ma, M., Szabo, T., Jia, C., Marder, E., and Li, L. (2009) Mass spectrometric characterization and physiological action of novel crustacean C-type allatostatins. Peptides, 30:1660-1668. PMCID: PMC2721915. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peptides.2009.05.023 [Peptides]

Tobin, A.-E., Cruz-Bermúdez, N.D., Marder, E., and Schulz, D.J. (2009) Correlations in ion channel mRNA in rhythmically active neurons. PLoS ONE 4(8): e6742. PMCID: PMC2727049. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006742 [PLoS]

Grashow, R., Brookings, T., and Marder, E. (2009) Reliable neuromodulation from circuits with variable underlying structure. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 106: 11742-11746. PMCID: PMC2701344. doi: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0905614106 [PNAS]

Taylor, A.L., Goaillard, J.-M., and Marder, E. (2009) How multiple conductances determine electrophysiological properties in a multicompartmental model. J. Neuroscience, 29: 5573-5586. PMCID: PMC2821064. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4438-08.2009 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Rehm, K.R., Deeg, K., and Marder, E. (2008) Developmental regulation of neuromodulator function in the stomatogastric ganglion of the lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Neuroscience, 28: 9828 – 9839. PMCID: PMC2614700. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2328-08.2008 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Rehm, K.R., Taylor, A.L., Pulver, S.R., and Marder, E. (2008) Spectral analyses reveal the presence of adult-like activity in the embryonic stomatogastric motor patterns of the lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Neurophysiol., 99: 3104-3122. PMID: 18367701. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00042.2008 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Cape, S.S., Rehm, K.J., Ma, M., Marder, E., and Li, L. (2007) Mass spectral comparison of the neuropeptide complement of the stomatogastric ganglion and brain in the adult and embryonic lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Neurochem.,105:690-702. PMID: 18088365. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-4159.2007.05154.x [Journal of Neurochemistry]

Schulz, D.J., Goaillard, J.-M., and Marder, E. (2007) Quantitative expression profiling of identified neurons reveals cell-specific constraints on highly variable levels of gene expression. PNAS, 104: 13187- 13191. PMCID: PMC1933263. doi: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0705827104 [PNAS]

Marder, E. and Bucher, D. (2007) Understanding circuit dynamics using the stomatogastric nervous system of lobsters and crabs. Annu Rev Physiol, 69: 291-316. PMID: 17009928. doi: https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.physiol.69.031905.161516 [Annual Reviews]

Fu, Q., Tang, L.S., Marder, E., and Li, L. (2007) Mass spectrometric characterization and physiological actions of VPNDWAHFRGSWamide, a novel B type allatostatin in the crab, Cancer borealis. J. Neurochem., 101: 1099-1107. PMID: 17394556. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-4159.2007.04482.x [Journal of Neurochemistry]

Marder, E., Tobin, A.-E., and Grashow. R. (2007) How tightly tuned are network parameters? Insight from computational and experimental studies in small rhythmic motor networks. IN: Cisek, Drew, and Kalaska, eds. Progress in Brain Research 165: 195-202. doi: 10.1016/S0079-6123(06)65012-7 [pubmed]

Goaillard, J.-M., and Marder, E. (2006) Dynamic clamp analyses of cardiac, endocrine, and neural function. Physiology, 21: 197-207. PMID: 16714478. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/physiol.00063.2005 [Physiology]

Bucher, D., Taylor, A.L., and Marder, E. (2006) Central pattern generating neurons simultaneously express fast and slow rhythmic activities in the stomatogastric ganglion. J. Neurophysiol., 95: 3617-3632. PMID: 16495367. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00004.2006 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Billimoria, C.P., DiCaprio, R.A., Birmingham, J.T., Abbott, L.F., and Marder, E. (2006) Neuromodulation of spike timing precision in sensory neurons. J. Neuroscience, 26: 5910-5919. PMID: 16738233. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4659-05.2006 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Cruz-Bermúdez, N., Fu, Q., Kutz, K.K., Christie, A.E., Li, L., and Marder, E. (2006) Mass spectrometric characterization and physiological actions of GAHKNYLRFamide, a novel FMRFamide-like peptide from crabs of the genus Cancer. J. Neurochem., 97: 784-799. PMID: 16515542. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-4159.2006.03747.x [Journal of Neurochemistry]

Thirumalai, V., Prinz, A.A., Johnson, C., and Marder, E. (2006) Red pigment concentrating hormone strongly enhances the strength of the feedback to the pyloric rhythm oscillator but has little effect on pyloric rhythm period. J. Neurophysiol., 95: 1762-1770. PMID: 16319213. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00764.2005 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Bullock, T.H., Bennett, M.V., Johnston, D., Josephson, R., Marder, E., Fields, R.D. (2005) Neuroscience. The neuron doctrine, redux. Science, 310:791-793. PMID: 16272104. doi: 10.1126/science.1114394 [Science]

Billimoria, C.P., Li, L., and Marder, E. (2005) Profiling of neuropeptides released at the stomatogastric ganglion of the crab, Cancer borealis with mass spectrometry. J. Neurochem., 95: 191-199. PMID: 16181423. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-4159.2005.03355.x [Journal of Neurochemistry]

Marder, E., Bucher, D., Schulz, D.J., and Taylor, A.L. (2005) Invertebrate Central Pattern Generation Moves Along. Curr. Biol., 15: R685-R699. PMID: 16139202. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2005.08.022 [Current Biology]

Soto-Treviño, C., Rabbah, P., Marder, E. and Nadim, F. (2005) A computational model of electrically coupled, intrinsically distinct pacemaker neurons. J. Neurophysiol., 94: 590-604. PMCID: PMC1941697. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00013.2005 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Bucher, D., Prinz, A.A., and Marder, E. (2005) Animal-to-animal variability in motor pattern production in adults and during growth. J. Neurosci., 25: 1611-1619. (cover picture). PMID: 1576396. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3679-04.2005 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Pulver, S.R., Bucher, D., Simon, D.J., and Marder, E. (2004) Constant amplitude of postsynaptic responses for single presynaptic action potentials but not bursting input during growth of an identified neuromuscular junction in the lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Neurobiol. 62: 47-61. (cover picture). PMID: 15389685. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/neu.20066 [Developmental Neurobiology]

Goaillard, J-M., Schulz, D.J., Kilman, V.L., and Marder, E. (2004) Octopamine modulates the axons of modulatory projection neurons. J. Neurosci., 24: 7063-7073. PMID: 15306640. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2078-04.2004 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Mahadevan, A., Lappe, J., Rhyne, R., Cruz, N., Marder, E., and Goy, M. (2004) Nitric oxide inhibits the rate and strength of cardiac contractions in the lobster Homarus americanus by acting on the cardiac ganglion. J. Neurosci., 24: 2813-2824. PMID: 15028775. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3779-03.2004 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Christie, A.E., Stein, W., Quinlan, J.E., Beenhakker, M., Marder, E., and Nusbaum, M.P. (2003) Actions of a histaminergic/peptidergic projection neuron on rhythmic motor patterns in the stomatogastric nervous system of the crab, Cancer borealisJ. Comp. Neural., 469: 153-169. PMID: 14694531. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.11003 [Journal of Comparative Neurology]

Prinz, A.A., Billimoria, C.P, and Marder, E. (2003) An alternative to hand-tuning conductance-based models: construction and analysis of databases of model neurons. J. Neurophysiol., 90: 3998-4015. PMID: 12944532. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00641.2003 [Journal of Neurophysiology]database

Birmingham, J.T., Billimoria, C.P., DeKlotz, T.R., Stewart, R.A. and Marder, E. (2003) Differential and history-dependent modulation of a stretch receptor in the stomatogastric system of the crab, Cancer borealis. J. Neurophysiol., 90: 3608-3616. PMID: 12944539. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00397.2003 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Luther, J.A., Robie, A., Yarotsky, J., Reina, C., Marder, E. and Golowasch, J. (2003) Episodic bouts of activity accompany recovery of rhythmic output by a neuromodulator and activity-deprived adult neural network. J. Neurophysiol. 90: 2720-2730. PMCID: PMC3557508. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00370.2003 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Li, L., Kelley, W.P., Billimoria, C.P., Christie, A.E., Pulver, S.R., Sweedler, J.V., and Marder, E. (2003) Mass spectrometric investigation of the neuropeptide complement and release in the pericardia} organs of the crab, Cancer borealisJ. Neurochem., 87:642-56. PMID: 14535947. doi: https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1471-4159.2003.02031.x [Journal of Neurochemistry]

Bucher, D., Thirumalai, V. and Marder, E. (2003) Axonal dopamine receptors activate peripheral spike initiation in a stomatogastric motor neuron. J. Neurosci. 23: 6866-6875. PMID: 12890781. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.23-17-06866.2003 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Pulver, S.R., Thirumalai, V., Richards, K.S. and Marder, E. (2003) Dopamine and histamine in the developing stomatogastric system of the lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Comp. Neurol. 462:400-414. PMID: 12811809. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.10767 [Journal of Comparative Neurology]

Prinz, A.A., Thirumalai, V. and Marder, E. (2003) The functional consequences of changes in the strength and duration of synaptic inputs to oscillatory neurons. J. Neurosci., 23:943-954. PMID: 12574423. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.23-03-00943.2003 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Richards, K.S., Simon, D.J., Pulver, S.R., Beltz, B.S. and Marder, E. (2002) Serotonin in the developing stomatogastric system of the lobster, Homarus americanus. J. Neurobiol., 54: 380-392. PMID: 12500313. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/neu.10136 [Developmental Neurobiology]

Marder, E. and Prinz, A.A. (2002) Modeling stability in neuron and network function: the role of activity in homeostasis. BioEssays, 24:1145-1154. PMID: 12447979. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/bies.10185 [BioEssays]

Marder, E. and Thirumalai, V. (2002) Cellular, synaptic, and network effects of neuromodulation. Neural Networks, 15: 479-493. PMID: 12371506. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0893-6080(02)00043-6 [Neural Networks]

Thirumalai, V. and Marder, E. (2002) Colocalized neuropeptides activate a central pattern generator by acting on different circuit targets. J. Neurosci., 22:1874-1882. PMID: 11880517. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.22-05-01874.2002 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Golowasch, J., Goldman, M., Abbott, L.F, and Marder, E. (2002) Failure of averaging in the construction of conductance-based neuron models. J. Neurophysiol., 87: 1129-1131. PMID: 11826077. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00412.2001 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Li, L., Pulver, S.R., Kelley, W.P., Thirumalai, V., Sweedler, J.V., and Marder, E. (2002) Orcokinin peptides in developing and adult crustacean stomatogastric nervous systems and pericardia! organs. J. Comp. Neural., 444:227-244. PMID: 11840477. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/cne.10139 [Journal of Comparative Neurology]

Marder, E. and Bucher, D. (2001) Central pattern generators and the control of rhythmic movements. Current Biol., 11: R986-R996. PMID: 11728329. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0960-9822(01)00581-4 [Current Biology]

Gutovitz, S., Birmingham, J.T., Luther, J.A., Simon, D.J. and Marder, E. (2001) GABA enhances transmission at an excitatory glutamatergic synapse. J. Neurosci., 21: 5935-5943. PMID: 11487616. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.21-16-05935.2001 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Goldman, M.S., Golowasch, J., Marder, E., and Abbott, L.F. (2001) Global structure, robustness, and modulation of neuronal models. J. Neurosci., 21: 5229-5238. PMID: 11438598. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.21-14-05229.2001 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Swensen, A.M. and Marder, E. (2001) Modulators with convergent cellular actions elicit distinct circuit outputs. J. Neuroscience, 21: 4050-4058. PMID: 11356892. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.21-11-04050.2001 [Journal of Neuroscience]

Abbott, L.F. and Marder, E. (2001) Activity-Dependent Regulation of Neuronal Conductances. In Arbib, M., ed. The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks (Second Edition) (Bradford MIT Press, Cambridge). PMID: 11224547 doi10.1038/85147 [pubmed]

Nusbaum, M.P., Blitz, D.M., Swensen, A.M., Wood, D., and Marder, E. (2001) The roles of co-transmission in neural network modulation. TINS 24: 146-154. PMID: 11182454. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0166-2236(00)01723-9 [Trends in Neurosciences]

Richards, K.S., and Marder, E. (2000) The actions of crustacean cardioactive peptide on adult and developing stomatogastric ganglion motor patterns. J. Neurobiol. 44: 31-44. PMID: 10880130. [pubmed]

Birmingham, J. T., Szuts, Z.B., Abbott, L.F., and Marder, E. (1999) Encoding of muscle movement on two-time scales by a sensory neuron that switches between spiking and bursting modes. J. Neurophysiol.82: 2786-2797. PMID: 10561445. doi: https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.1999.82.5.2786 [Journal of Neurophysiology]

Nadim, F., Manor, Y., Kopell, N., and Marder, E. (1999) Synaptic depression creates a switch that controls the frequency of an oscillatory circuit. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (U.S.A.), 96: 8206-8211. PMCID: PMC22213. doi: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.96.14.8206 [PNAS]

Golowasch, J., Casey, M., Abbott, L.F. and Marder, E. (1999) Network stability from activity-dependent regulation of neuronal conductances. Neural Comp. 11: 1079-1096. PMID: 10418158. doi: 10.1162/089976699300016359 [pubmed]

Kilman, V.L., Fenelon, V., Richards, K.S., Thirumalai, V., Meyrand, P. and Marder, E. (1999) Sequential developmental acquisition of the co-transmitters in identified sensory neurons of the stomatogastric nervous system of the lobsters Homarus americanus and Homarus gammarusComp. Neural, 408: 318-334. PMID: 10340509. doi: 10.1002/(sici)1096-9861(19990607)408:3<318::aid-cne2>3.0.co;2-s [pubmed]

Blitz, D.M., Christie, AE., Coleman, M.J., Norris, B.J., Marder, E. and Nusbaum, M.P. (1999) Different proctolin neurons elicit distinct motor patterns from a multifunctional neuronal network. J. Neurosci. 19: 5449-5463. PMID: 10377354. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.19-13-05449.1999 [Journal of Neurscience]

Manor, Y., Nadim, F., Epstein, S., Ritt, J., Marder, E., and Kopell, N. (1999) Network oscillations generated by balanced graded asymmetric reciprocal inhibition in passive neurons. J. Neurosci. 19: 2765-2779. PMID: 10087008. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.19-07-02765.1999 [Journal of Neuroscience]