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DATES for Fall 2015 Class – 3:30 on Fridays unless specified
11 Sept = 1 pm, Michelle Bales (JOURNAL – Angelo et al., 2012)
18 Sept = Genevieve Bell (JOURNAL – Padmanabhan and Urban, 2014)
25 Sept = (Postdoctoral Symposium, College of Medicine) 
2 Oct = Kassi Ferguson (JOURNAL – Jiang et al., 2015) 
9 Oct = Kirill Korshunov (JOURNAL – Wang et al., 2015)
16 Oct = Erminia Fardone (JOURNAL – Burke and Small, 2015; Sun et al., 2015)
23 Oct = Kirill Korshunov (Specific Aims)
30 Oct – Kassi Ferguson (Specific Aims)
6 Nov = Sean Ogden (Specific Aims)
13 Nov = Michelle Bales (Specific Aims)
4 Dec = Sean Ogden (JOURNAL – Tsuitiya et al., 2015)
11 Dec = Genevieve Bell (Specific Aims)

Resources for Fall 2015 Class

·       Angelo et al., 2012.  A biophysical signature network affiliation and sensory processing in mitral cells.  Nature 488(7411):  375-378.


·       Padmanabhan and Urban.  2014.  Disrupting information coding via block of 4-AP-sensitive potassium channels.  J. Neurophysiol. 112(5):  1054-1066.


·       Wang et al., 2015.  Inducible activation of ERK5 MAP kinase enhances adult neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb and improves olfactory function.  J. Neurosci.  35(20):  7833-7849.


·       Burke and Small.  2015.  Physiological mechanisms by which non-nutritive sweetners may impact body weight and metabolism.  Physiol Behav  15:330-333.


·       Sun et al., 2015.  Basolateral amygdala response to food cues in the absence of hunger is associated with weight gain susceptibility.  J. Neurosci.  35(20):  7964-7976.


·       Jiang et al., 2015.  Molecular [profiling of activated olfactory neurons identifies odorant receptors for odors in vivo.  Nat Neurosci.  Aug.31 Epup ahead of press.


·       Tsuitiya at al., 2015.  Mouse pups lacking collapsin response mediator protein 4 manifest impaired olfactory function and hyperactivity in the olfactory bulb.  Eur J Neurosci. Jun Epup ahead of press.



Resources for Fall 2012 Class

·  Palouzier-Paulignan et al., 2012. Olfaction under metabolic influences. Chem Senses epub ahead of print.

·  Sengupta, P. 2012. The belly rules the nose: Feeding state-dependent modulation of peripheral chemosensory responses. Cur Opin Neurobiol 23: 1-8.

·  Prud'Homme et al., 2009. Nutritional status modulates behavioral and olfactory bulb Fos responses to isoamyl acetate or food odour in rats: roles of orexins and leptin. Neuroscience 162: 1287-1298

·  Julliard et al., 2007. Changes in rat olfactory detection performance induced by orexin and leptin mimicking fasting and satiation. Beh Brain Res 183: 123-129.

·  Srinivasah et al., 2008. Serotonin regulates C. elegans fat and feeding through independent molecular mechanisms. Cell Metabolism 7: 533-544.

·  Sokolic et al., 2011. Disruptive effects of the prototypical cannabinoid delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol and the fatty acid amide inhibitor URB-597 on the go/no go auditory discrimination performance and olfactory reversal learning in rats. Beh Pharm 22: 191-202.

·  Apelbaum et al., 2005. Orexin A effects on the olfactory bulb spontaneous activity and odor responsiveness in freely breathing rats. Reg Pep 129: 49-61.

·  Hardy et al., 2005. Orexin A modulates mitral cell activity in the rat olfactory bulb: patch-clamp study on slices and immunochemical localization of orexin receptors. Endocrinol 146(9): 4042-4053.

·  Tong et al., 2011. Ghrelin enhances olfactory sensitivity and exploratory sniffing in rodents and humans. J Neurosci 31(15): 5841-5846.

·  Badonnel et al., 2012. Chronic restricted access to food leading to undernutrition affects rat neuroendodrine status and olfactory-driven behaviors. Hormones and Behavior. 62: 120-127.

·  WSJ-Revealing the Unexpected Dangers of Obesity

Resources for Fall 2009 Class

·  Biju et al., 2008. Deletion of voltage-gated channel affects glomerular refinement and odor receptor expression in the olfactory system. J. Comp. Neurol. 506: 161-179.

·  Mombaerts et al., 1996. Visualizing an olfactory sensory map. Cell. 87: 775-786.

·  Nedelec et al., 2005. Morphological and molecular features of the mammalian olfactory sensory neuron axons: What makes these axons so special? J. Neurocytol. 34: 49-64.

·  Dubacq et al., 2009.Evidence for developmentally regulated local translation of odorant receptor mRNA in the axons of olfactory sensory neurons. J. Neurosci. 29(33): 10184-10190.

·  Ma et al., 2009. Epithelial-Derived Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Is Required for Gustatory Neuron Targeting during a Critical Developmental Period. J. Neurosci. 29(11):3354-3364.

·  Bozza et al., 2009. Mapping of Class I and Class II Odorant Receptors to Glomerular Domains by Two Distinct Types of Olfactory Sensory Neurons in the Mouse. Neuron 61: 220-233.

·  Leo and Brunjes. 2003. Neonatal focal denervatin of the rat olfactory bulb alters cell structure and survival: A Golgi, Nissl, and confocal study. Dev. Brain Res. 120: 277-286.

·  Su et al., 2009. Olfactory perception: Receptors, cells, and circuits. Cell 139: 45-59.

·  Imai et al., 2009. Pre-target axon sorting establishes the neural map topography. Science. 325(5940): 585-590.