Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Infrabarrels Are Layer 6 Circuit Modules in the Barrel Cortex that Link Long-Range Inputs and OutputsCell Reports.  21:3065-3078. 2017
2015 A Corticothalamic Switch: Controlling the Thalamus with Dynamic SynapsesNeuron.  86:768-782. 2015
2012 Thalamic control of layer 1 circuits in prefrontal cortexJournal of Neuroscience.  32:17813-17823. 2012
2010 Electrical and chemical synapses between relay neurons in developing thalamusJournal of Physiology.  588:2403-2415. 2010
2010 Pathway-Specific Feedforward Circuits between Thalamus and Neocortex Revealed by Selective Optical Stimulation of AxonsNeuron.  65:230-245. 2010
2009 Stability of electrical coupling despite massive developmental changes of intrinsic neuronal physiologyJournal of Neuroscience.  29:9761-9770. 2009
2008 Neuroscience: State-sanctioned synchronyNature.  454:839-840. 2008
2007 Bypassing interneurons: Inhibition in neocortexNature Neuroscience.  10:808-810. 2007
2007 Synaptic basis for intense thalamocortical activation of feedforward inhibitory cells in neocortexNature Neuroscience.  10:462-468. 2007
2005 Connexon connexions in the thalamocortical systemProgress in Brain Research.  149:41-57. 2005
2005 Abrupt maturation of a spike-synchronizing mechanism in neocortexJournal of Neuroscience.  25:7309-7316. 2005
2004 Potent block of Cx36 and Cx50 gap junction channels by mefloquineProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  101:12364-12369. 2004
2002 Auditory thalamocortical synaptic transmission in vitroJournal of Neurophysiology.  87:361-384. 2002
2001 Parvalbumin and calbindin are differentially distributed within primary and secondary subregions of the mouse auditory forebrainNeuroscience.  105:553-569. 2001
2001 In vivo Hebbian and basal forebrain stimulation treatment in morphologically identified auditory cortical cellsBrain Research.  891:78-93. 2001
2000 Differential modulation of auditory thalamocortical and intracortical synaptic transmission by cholinergic agonistBrain Research.  880:51-64. 2000
1999 Thalamocortical inputs trigger a propagating envelope of gamma-band activity in auditory cortex in vitroExperimental Brain Research.  126:160-174. 1999
1996 Evidence for the Hebbian hypothesis in experience-dependent physiological plasticity of neocortex: A critical reviewBrain Research Reviews.  22:191-228. 1996
1996 Receptive-field plasticity in the adult auditory cortex induced by Hebbian covarianceJournal of Neuroscience.  16:861-875. 1996
1992 Stimulation at a Site of Auditory-Somatosensory Convergence in the Medial Geniculate Nucleus Is an Effective Unconditioned Stimulus for Fear ConditioningBehavioral Neuroscience.  106:471-483. 1992

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biology / Biological Sciences, University of California System : Irvine 1997
  • Full Name

  • Scott Cruikshank