Selected Publications

Mel BW, Schiller J, Poirazi P. Synaptic plasticity in dendrites: complications and coping strategies. Curr Opin Neurobiol, 2017; 43177-186.

Khateb M, Schiller J, Schiller Y. Feedforward motor information enhances somtasensory responses and sharpens angular tuning of rat S1 barrel cortex neurons. eLIFE, 2017 6:e21843. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.21843.

D. Gowanlock R. Tervo, Bum-Yeol Huang, Sarada Viswanathan, Thomas Gaj, Maria Lavzin, Kimberly D. Ritola, Sarah Lindo, Susan Michael, Elena Kuleshova, David Ojala, Cheng-Chiu Huang, Charles R. Gerfen, Jackie Schiller, Joshua T. Dudman, Adam, W. Hantman, Loren L. Looger, David V. Schaffer and Alla Y. Karpova. A designer AAV variant permits efficient retrograde access to projection neurons. Neuron, 2016 Oct 19;92(2):372-382. doi: 10.1016/.

Sandler M, Shulman Y, and Schiller J. A novel form of local plasticity in tuf
t dendrites of neocortical somatosensory layer 5 pyramidal neurons. Neuron, 2016 1;90(5):1028-42. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.04.032. Epub 2016 May 19

Jadi MP, Behabadi BF, Poleg-Polsky A, Schiller J, Mel BW. An Augmented Two-Layer Model Captures Nonlinear Analog Spatial Integration Effects in Pyramidal Neuron Dendrites. Proc IEEE Inst Electr Electron Eng, 2014 May;102(5).

Garion L, Dubin U, Rubin Y, Khateb M, Schiller Y, Azouz R, Schiller J. Texture coarseness responsive neurons and their mapping in layer 2-3 of the rat barrel cortex in vivo. eLife, 2014 Sep 18;3:e03405. doi: 10.7554/eLife.03405.

Major G, Larkum ME, Schiller J. Active properties of neocortical pyramidal neuron dendrites. Annu Rev Neurosci, 2013 Jul 8;36:1-24. doi:10.1146/annurev-neuro-062111-150343.apical dendrite patch

Lavzin M, Rapoport S, Polsky A, Garion L, and Schiller J. Non-linear dendritic processing determines angular tuning of barrel cortex neurons in-vivo. Nature, 2012, 490(7420):397-401. doi: 10.1038/nature11451.

  • See also: Tudor Badea: National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, MD, USA. F1000 Prime Neuroscience. 09 Nov 2012 | Interesting Hypothesis, New Finding. http://f1000.com/prime/717961616?bd=1

Behabadi BF, Polsky A, Jadi M, Schiller J & Mel BW. Location-Dependent Excitatory Synaptic Interactions in Pyramidal Neuron Dendrites.  PLoS Comput Biol, 2012;8(7):e1002599. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002599.

Jadi M, Polsky A, Schiller J & Mel BW. (2012). Location-Dependent Effects of Inhibition on Local Spiking in Pyramidal Neuron Dendrites. PLoS Comput Biol, 8(6): e1002550.doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002550.

Gal A, Eytan D, Wallach A, Sandler M, Schiller J, Marom S. Dynamics of excitability over extended timescales in cultured cortical neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience 2010; 30, 16332-16342.

Polsky A, Mel B, Schiller J. Encoding and decoding bursts by NMDA-spikes in basal dendrites of layer 5 pyramidal neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience 2009; 29:11891-11903.

Larkum ME, Nevian T, Sandler M, Polsky A, Schiller J. Synaptic integration in tuft dendrites of layer 5 pyramidal neurons: a new unifying principle. Science 2009; 325: 756-760

  • See also: Leonard Maler: Faculty of 1000 Biology, 17 Aug 2009 http://www.f1000biology.com/article/id/1164098/evaluation

Major G, Polsky A, Denk W, Schiller J, Tank DW. Spatio-temporally Graded NMDA Spike/Plateau Potentials in Basal Dendrites of Neocortical Pyramidal Neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology 200; 99, 2584-2601.

Satin J, Itzhaki I, Rapoport S, Schroder EA, Izu L, Arbel G, Beyar R, Balke CW, Schiller J, Gepstein L. Calcium handling in human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes. Stem Cells. 2008; 26: 1961-1972.

Nevian T, Larkum ME, Polsky A, Schiller J. Properties of basal dendrites of layer 5 pyramidal neurons: a direct patch clamp recording study. Nature Neuroscience 2006; 10: 206-214.

  • See also Faculty 1000 Biology: evaluations for Nevian T et al Nature Neuroscience 2007 Jan 7: http://www.f1000biology.com/article/id/1060706/evaluation

Gordon U, Polsky A, Schiller J. Plasticity compartments in basal dendrites of neocortical pyramidal neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience 2006; 26:12717–12726.

  • See also Faculty of 1000 Biology: evaluations for Gordon U et al J Neurosci 2006 Dec 6 26 (49):12717-26 http://www.f1000biology.com/article/id/1055699/evaluation.

Polsky A, Mel B, Schiller J. Computational subunits in thin dendrites of pyramidal cells. Nature Neuroscience 2004; 7, 621-627. News and views on the paper by Spruston N, Kath WL. Dendritic arithmetic. Nature Neuroscience 2004; 7, 567-569.

Ariav G, Polsky A, Schiller J. Sub-millisecond precision of the input-output transformation function mediated by fast sodium dendritic spikes in basal dendrites of CA1 pyramidal neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience 2003; 23, 7750-7758.

Schiller J, Koester HJ, Major G, Schiller Y. NMDA spikes in basal dendrites of cortical pyramidal neurons. Nature 2000; 404, 285-289.

Schiller J, Schiller Y, Clapham DE. Amplification of calcium influx into dendritic spines during associative pre and postsynaptic activation: The role of direct influx through the NMDA receptor channel. Nature Neuroscience 1998; 1, 114-118.

  • News and views on the paper by Svoboda K. Shining light on spiny matters. Nature neuroscience 1999; 1, 114-118.