Oldenburg IA*, Hendricks WD*, Handy G*, Shamardani K, Bounds HR, Doiron B, Adesnik H. The Logic of Recurrent Circuits in Primary Visual Cortex. Nature Neuroscience 2024 

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Bounds HA*, Sadahiro M*, Hendricks WD*, Gajowa M*, Gopakumar K, Quintana D, Tasic B, Daigle TL, Zeng H, Oldenburg IA†, Adessnik H†. All-optical recreation of naturalistic neural activity with a multifunctional transgenic reporter mouse. Cell Reports 2023

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Oldenburg IA†, Bounds H, Pégard NC†. (2023) Three-dimensional scanless holographic optogenetics with temporal focusing (3D-SHOT). In: Papagiakoumou E. (eds) “All-Optical Methods to Study Neural Function” Neuromethods, Humana Press, New York, NY.

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Sridharan S, Gajowa M, Ogando MB, Jagadisan U, Abdeladim L, Sadahiro M, Bounds H, Hendricks WD, Turney TS, Tayler I, Gopakumar K, Oldenburg IA, Brohan SG, Adesnik H. High performance microbial opsins for spatially and temporally precise perturbations of large neuronal networks. Neuron 2022 Feb 03 doi:


Brown J*, Oldenburg IA*, Telian GI, Griffin S, Voges M, Jain V, Adesnik H. Spatial Integration during active tactile sensation drives orientation perception. Neuron 2021 Mar 30; S0896-6273(21)00190-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.03.020.

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2016 - 2020

Mardinly AR*, Oldenburg IA*, Pégard NC*, Sridharan S, Lyall E, Chesnov K, Brohawn S, Waller L, Adesnik H. Precise Multimodal Optical Control Of Neural Ensemble Activity. Nature Neuroscience. 2018 Jun 4. doi: 10.1038/s41593-018-0139-8

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Pégard NC*, Mardinly AR*, Oldenburg IA, Sridharan S, Waller L, Adesnik H. Three-dimensional scanless holographic optogenetics with temporal focusing (3D-SHOT). Nature Communications. 2017 Oct 31;8(1):1228. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01031-3.

Pisanello F, Mandelbaum G, Pisanello M, Oldenburg IA, Sileo L, Markowitz JE, Peterson RE, Patria AD, Haynes TM, Emara MS, Spagnolo B, Datta SR, De Vittorio M, Sabatini BL. Dynamic illumination of spatially restricted or large brain volumes via a single tapered optical fiber. Nature Neuroscience. 2017 Aug;20(8):1180-1188. doi: 10.1038/nn.4591.


Oldenburg IA, Sabatini BL. Antagonistic but not opposite regulation of primary motor cortex by basal ganglia direct and indirect pathways. Neuron. 2015 Jun 3;86(5):1174-81. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.05.008.

Saunders A, Oldenburg IA, Berezovskii V, Johnson CA, Gerfen CR, Sabatini BL. A direct GABAergic output from the basal ganglia to frontal cortex. Nature. 2015 Mar 04; doi:10.1038/nature14179

Pisanello F, Sileo L, Oldenburg IA, Pisanello M, Martiradonna L, Assad JA, Sabatini BL, De Vittorio M, Multipoint emitting optical fibers for spatially addressable in-vivo optogenetics. Neuron. 2014 Jun 18;82(6):1245-54. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.04.041. Epub 2014 May 29.

Beier KT, Saunders A, Oldenburg IA, Sabatini BL, Cepko CL. Vesicular stomatitis virus with the rabies virus glycoprotein directs retrograde transsynaptic transport among neurons in vivo. Front Neural Circuits. 2013 Feb 7;7:11. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2013.00011. eCollection 2013

Beier KT, Saunders A, Oldenburg IA, Miyamichi K, Akhtar N, Luo L, Whelan SPJ, Sabatini BL, Cepko CL. Anterograde or retrograde transsynaptic labeling of CNS neurons with vesicular stomatitis virus vectors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Sep 13;108(37):15414-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1110854108. Epub 2011 Aug 8.

Oldenburg IA, Ding JB. Cholinergic modulation of synaptic integration and dendritic excitability in the striatum, Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2011 Jun;21(3):425-32. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2011.04.004. Review

Higley MJ, Gittis AH*, Oldenburg IA*, Balthasar N, Seal RP, Edwards RH, Lowell BB, Kreitzer AC, Sabatini BL. Cholinergic Interneurons Mediate Fast VGluT3-Dependent Glutamatergic Transmission in the Striatum. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 22;6(4):e19155. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019155.

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