Publications

Data Papers

Miyawaki, H., Watson, B.O., Diba, K. Neuronal firing rates diverge during REM and homogenize during non-REM (2018). Biorxiv 069237. Link

Watson, B.O., Ding, M., Buzsaki, G. (2018). Temporal coupling of field potentials and action potentials in the neocortex. Eur J. Neurosci Vol 47. PDF

Watson, B.O., Levenstein, D., Greene, J.P., Gelinas, J.N., Buzsaki, G (2016). Network homeostasis and state dynamics of neocortical sleep. Neuron 90(4): 839-852. PDF

Cohen, S.M., Ma, H., Kuchibhotla, K., Watson, B.O., Buzsaki, G., Froemke, R., Tsien, R.W. (2016). Excitation-transcription coupling in parvalbumin-positive interneurons employs a novel CaM Kinase-dependent pathway distinct from excitatory neurons. Neuron 90(2): 292-307. PDF

Vandecasteele, M., Royer, S., Belluscio, M., Diba, K., Fujisawa, S., Grosmark, A., Mao, D,.Mizuseki, K., Patel, J., Stark, E., Sullivan, D., Watson, B., Buzsaki, G. (2012). Large-scaleRecording of Neurons by Movable Silicon Probes in Behaving Rodents. J Vis Exp 61 pii:3568. doi: 10.3791/3568. LINK

Watson, B.O., Nikolenko, V., Yuste, R. (2009). Two photon imaging with diffractive optical elements. Frontiers in Neural Circuits 3:6. PDF

Vogelstein, J., Watson, B.O., Packer, A.M., Yuste, R., Jedyank, B. and Paninski, L. (2009). Spike inference from calcium imaging using sequential Monte Carlo methods. Biophysical Journal 97(2):636-55. PDF

Watson, B.O., MacLean, J.N., and Yuste, R.. (2008). UP states protect cortical dynamics from thalamic inputs. PLoS One 3(12):e3971. PDF

Nikolenko, V., Watson B.O., Araya, R., Woodruff, A., Peterka, D.S., and Yuste, R. (2008). SLM Microscopy: Scanless Two-photon Imaging and Photostimulation with SpatialLight Modulators. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 2:5. Epub 2008 Dec 19. PDF

Trevelyan, A.J., Sussillo, D., Watson, B.O., and Yuste R (2006). Modular propagation of epileptiform activity: Evidence for an inhibitory veto in neocortex. Journal of Neuroscience 2006 Nov 29;26(48):12447-55. PDF

MacLean, J.N., Fenstermaker, V., Watson, B.O., and Yuste, R. (2006). A visual thalamocortical slice. Nature Methods, 3: 129-34. PDF

MacLean, J.N., Watson, B.O., Aaron, G.B., and Yuste, R. (2005). Internal dynamics determine the cortical response to thalamic stimulation. Neuron, 48: 811-823. PDF

Fernandez, J.M., Watson, B., and Qian, N. (2002). Computing relief structure from motion with a distributed velocity and disparity representation. Vision Research, 42: 883-898. PDF

Rao S.S., Stewart B.A., Rivlin P.K., Vilinsky I., Watson B.O., Lang C., Boulianne G.,Salpeter M.M., Deitcher D.L. (2001). Two distinct effects on neurotransmission in a temperature-sensitive SNAP-25 mutant. EMBO Journal, 20(23) 6761-71. PDF

Watson, B.O., Vilinsky, I., and Deitcher, D.L. (2001). Generation of a semi-dominant mutation with temperature sensitive effects on both locomotion and phototransduction in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Neurogenetics, 15: 75-95. PDF

Watson, B., Meng, F., and Akil, H. (1996). A chimeric analysis of the opioid receptor domains critical for the binding selectivity of mu opioid ligands. Neurobiology of Disease, 3:87–96, 1996. PDF

Reviews and Invited Papers

Fitzgerald, P.J. and Watson B.O. (2018). Gamma oscillations as a biomarker for major depression: an emerging topic. Translational Psychiatry 8:177. PDF

Levenstein, D., Watson B.O., Rinzel, J., Buzsaki, G. (2017). Sleep regulation of the distribution of cortical firing rates. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 44:34-42. PDF

Watson, B.O., Buzsaki, G. (2014). Sleep, Memory and Brain Rhythms. Daedalus 141.1(2015): 67-82. PDF

Watson, B.O., Michels R.M. (2014). Neuroscience in the Residency Curriculum: The Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Perspective. Academic Psychiatry, 28(2):124-6. PDF

Buzsaki, G., Watson, B.O. (2012). Brain rhythms and neural syntax: implications for efficient coding of cognitive content and neuropsychiatric disease. Dialogues in ClinicalNeuroscience 14(4):345-67. PDF

Watson, B.O., Nikolenko, V., Araya, , R., Peterka, D.S., Yuste, R (2010). Two-photon microscopy with diffractive optical elements and spatial light modulators. Front. Neurosci 15;4. pii: 29. PDF