Key recent papers

Secondary motor cortex: where 'sensory' meets 'motor' in the rodent frontal cortex.
Barthas F, and Kwan AC.
Trends in Neurosciences, in press (2017).


Fast and slow transitions in frontal ensemble activity during flexible sensorimotor behavior.
Siniscalchi MJ, Phoumthipphavong V, Ali F, Lozano M, and Kwan AC.
Nature Neuroscience, 19, 1234-1242 (2016). [Link to article


Longitudinal effects of ketamine on dendritic architecture in vivo in the mouse medial frontal cortex.
Phoumthipphavong V, Barthas F, Hassett S, and Kwan AC.
eNeuro, 3(2), 0133-15.2016 (2016). [Link to article


Full publication list

Barthas F, Kwan AC: Secondary Motor Cortex: Where 'Sensory' Meets 'Motor' in the Rodent Frontal Cortex. Trends Neurosci. 2017 Mar; 2016 Dec 22. PMID: 28012708

Siniscalchi MJ, Phoumthipphavong V, Ali F, Lozano M, Kwan AC: Fast and slow transitions in frontal ensemble activity during flexible sensorimotor behavior. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 2016 Jul 11. PMID: 27399844

Phoumthipphavong V, Barthas F, Hassett S, Kwan AC: Longitudinal Effects of Ketamine on Dendritic Architecture In Vivo in the Mouse Medial Frontal Cortex. eNeuro. 2016 Apr 4; 2016 Apr 4. PMID: 27066532

Lee SH, Kwan AC, Dan Y: Interneuron subtypes and orientation tuning. Nature. 2014 Apr 3. PMID: 24695313

Pinto L, Goard MJ, Estandian D, Xu M, Kwan AC, Lee SH, Harrison TC, Feng G, Dan Y: Fast modulation of visual perception by basal forebrain cholinergic neurons. Nat Neurosci. 2013 Dec; 2013 Oct 27. PMID: 24162654

Kwan AC, Dan Y: Dissection of cortical microcircuits by single-neuron stimulation in vivo. Curr Biol. 2012 Aug 21; 2012 Jun 28. PMID: 22748320

Lee SH, Kwan AC, Zhang S, Phoumthipphavong V, Flannery JG, Masmanidis SC, Taniguchi H, Huang ZJ, Zhang F, Boyden ES, Deisseroth K, Dan Y: Activation of specific interneurons improves V1 feature selectivity and visual perception. Nature. 2012 Aug 16. PMID: 22878719

Yuen D, Wu X, Kwan AC, Ledue J, Zhang H, Ecoiffier T, Pytowski B, Chen L: Live imaging of newly formed lymphatic vessels in the cornea. Cell Res. 2011 Dec; 2011 Nov 15. PMID: 22083511

Kadiri LR, Kwan AC, Webb WW, Harris-Warrick RM: Dopamine-induced oscillations of the pyloric pacemaker neuron rely on release of calcium from intracellular stores. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Sep; 2011 Jun 15. PMID: 21676929

McMullen JD, Kwan AC, Williams RM, Zipfel WR: Enhancing collection efficiency in large field of view multiphoton microscopy. J Microsc. 2011 Feb. PMID: 21118215

Kwan AC, Dietz SB, Zhong G, Harris-Warrick RM, Webb WW: Spatiotemporal dynamics of rhythmic spinal interneurons measured with two-photon calcium imaging and coherence analysis. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Dec; 2010 Sep 22. PMID: 20861442

Kwan AC: Toward reconstructing spike trains from large-scale calcium imaging data. HFSP J. 2010 Feb; 2010 Jan 22. PMID: 20676302

Zhong G, Droho S, Crone SA, Dietz S, Kwan AC, Webb WW, Sharma K, Harris-Warrick RM: Electrophysiological characterization of V2a interneurons and their locomotor-related activity in the neonatal mouse spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2010 Jan 6. PMID: 20053899

Kwan AC, Dietz SB, Webb WW, Harris-Warrick RM: Activity of Hb9 interneurons during fictive locomotion in mouse spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2009 Sep 16. PMID: 19759307

Kwan AC, Duff K, Gouras GK, Webb WW: Optical visualization of Alzheimer's pathology via multiphoton-excited intrinsic fluorescence and second harmonic generation. Opt Express. 2009 Mar 2. PMID: 19259208

Kwan AC: What can population calcium imaging tell us about neural circuits? J Neurophysiol. 2008 Dec; 2008 Oct 1. PMID: 18829844

Kwan AC, Dombeck DA, Webb WW: Polarized microtubule arrays in apical dendrites and axons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Aug 12; 2008 Aug 5. PMID: 18682556