Publications

Npas4 Is a Critical Regulator of Learning-Induced Plasticity at Mossy Fiber-CA3 Synapses during Contextual Memory Formation. Weng FJ, Garcia RI, Lutzu S, Alviña K, Zhang Y, Dushko M, Ku T, Zemoura K, Rich D, Garcia-Dominguez D, Hung M, Yelhekar TD, Sørensen AT, Xu W, Chung K, Castillo PE, Lin Y. Neuron. 2018 Mar 7; 97(5): 1137-1152.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.01.026. Epub 2018 Feb 8. PMID: 29429933

Neurotrophin and FGF Signaling Adapter Proteins, FRS2 and FRS3, Regulate Dentate Granule Cell Maturation and Excitatory Synaptogenesis. Nandi S, Alviña K, Lituma PJ, Castillo PE, Hébert JM. Neuroscience. 2017 Nov 16; 369:192-201. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.11.017. PMID: 29155277

Diversity of Graduates from Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degree Neuroscience Programs in the United States. Ramos RL, Alviña K, Martinez LR. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE), Fall 2017, 16(1): A6-A13

Developmental change in the contribution of voltage-gated Ca(2+) channels to the pacemaking of deep cerebellar nuclei neurons. Alviña K, Tara E, Khodakhah K. Neuroscience. 2016 May 13;322:171-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.02.031. PMID: 26902515

A Combined Optogenetic-Knockdown Strategy Reveals a Major Role of Tomosyn in Mossy Fiber Synaptic Plasticity. Ben-Simon Y, Rodenas-Ruano A, Alviña K, Lam AD, Stuenkel EL, Castillo PE, Ashery U. Cell Rep. 2015 Jul 21;12(3):396-404. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.06.037. PMID: 26166572

Sensory processing and corollary discharge effects in posterior caudal lobe Purkinje cells in a weakly electric mormyrid fish. Alviña K, Sawtell NB. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jul 15; 112(2):328-39. doi: 10.1152/jn.00016.2014. PMID: 24790163

A temporal basis for predicting the sensory consequences of motor commands in an electric fish. Kennedy A, Wayne G, Kaifosh P, Alviña K, Abbott LF, Sawtell NB. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Mar;17(3):416-22. doi: 10.1038/nn.3650. MID: 24531306

The therapeutic mode of action of 4-aminopyridine in cerebellar ataxia. Alviña K, Khodakhah K. J Neurosci. 2010 May 26;30(21):7258-68. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3582-09.2010  PMID: 20505092

KCa channels as therapeutic targets in episodic ataxia type-2. Alviña K, Khodakhah K. J Neurosci. 2010 May 26;30(21):7249-57. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.6341-09.2010 PMID: 20505091

T-type calcium channels mediate rebound firing in intact deep cerebellar neurons.  Alviña K, Ellis-Davies G, Khodakhah K. Neuroscience. 2009 Jan 23;158(2):635-41. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.09.052. PMID: 18983899

Questioning the role of rebound firing in the cerebellum. Alviña K, Walter JT, Kohn A, Ellis-Davies G, Khodakhah K. Nat Neurosci. 2008 Nov;11(11):1256-8. doi: 10.1038/nn.2195. PMID: 18820695

Selective regulation of spontaneous activity of neurons of the deep cerebellar nuclei by N-type calcium channels in juvenile rats. Alviña K, Khodakhah K. J Physiol. 2008 May 15;586(10):2523-38. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2007.148197. PMID: 18372310

Decreases in the precision of Purkinje cell pacemaking cause cerebellar dysfunction and ataxia. Walter JT, Alviña K, Womack MD, Chevez C, Khodakhah K. Nat Neurosci. 2006 Mar;9(3):389-97. PMID: 16474392

Histamine reduces gap junctional communication of human tonsil high endothelial cells in culture. Figueroa XF, Alviña K, Martínez AD, Garcés G, Rosemblatt M, Boric MP, Sáez JC. Microvasc Res. 2004 Nov;68(3):247-57. PMID: 15501244