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Beyond excitation/inhibition imbalance in multidimensional models of neural circuit changes in brain disorders. O'Donnell C, Gonçalves JT, Portera-Cailliau C, Sejnowski TJ. Elife. 2017 Oct11;6. pii: e26724. doi: 10.7554/eLife.26274. [Epub ahead of print]

The E3 ubiquitin ligase IDOL regulates synaptic ApoER2 levels and is important for plasticity and learning. Gao J, Marosi M, Choi J, Achiro JM, Kim S, Li S, Otis K, Martin KC, Portera-Cailliau C, Tontonoz P. Elife. 2017 Sep11;6 pii: e29178. doi: 10.7554/eLife.29178. 

Tactile Defensiveness and Impaired Adaptation of Neuronal Activity in the Fmr1 Knock-Out Mouse Model of Autism. He CX, Cantu DA, Mantri SS, Zeiger WA, Goel A, Portera-Cailliau C. J Neurosci. 2017 Jul 5;37(27):6475-6487. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0651-17.2017. Epub 2017 Jun 12

The Population Tracking Model: A Simple, Scalable Statistical Model for Neural Population Data. O'Donnell C, Gonçalves JT, Whiteley N, Portera-Cailliau C, Sejnowski TJ. Neural Comput. 2017 Jan;29(1):50-93. doi:10.1162/NECO_a_00910. Epub2016 Nov 21. 

Altered Neuronal and Circuit Excitability in Fragile X Syndrome. Contractor A, Klyachko VA, Portera-Cailliau C. Neuron. 2015 Aug 19;87(4):699-715

Layer 4 pyramidal neurons exhibit robust dendritic spine plasticity in vivo after input deprivation. Miquelajauregui A, Kribakaran S, Mostany R, Badaloni A, Consalez GG and Portera-Cailliau C. J Neurosci. 2015

Circuit level defects in the developing neocortex of fragile X mice. Gonçalves JT, Anstey JE, Golshani P and Portera-Cailliau C. Nat Neurosci. 2013

Altered synaptic dynamics during normal aging. Mostany R, Anstey JE, Crump, KL,Maco B, Knott, G and Portera-Cailliau C. J Neurosci 2013

Foxp-mediated suppression of N-cadherin regulates neuroepithelial character and progenitor maintenance in the CNS.  Rousso DL, Pearson CA, Gaber ZB, Miquelajauregui A, Li S, Portera-Cailliau C, Morrisey EE and Novitch BG.  Neuron. 2012

The trouble with spines in fragile X syndrome: density, maturity and plasticity. He CX and Portera-Cailliau C. Neuroscience. 2012

Chronic In Vivo Imaging Shows No Evidence of Dendritic Plasticity or Functional Remapping in the Contralesional Cortex after Stroke. Johnston DG, Denizet M, Mostany R, Portera-Cailliau C. Cerebral Cortex. 2012

Glutamate induces the elongation of early dendritic protrusions via mGluRs in wild type mice, but not in fragile X mice. Cruz-Martín A, Crespo M, Portera-Cailliau C. PLoS One. 2012

Which comes first in fragile X syndrome, dendritic spine dysgenesis or defects in circuit plasticity? Portera-Cailliau C. Neuroscientist. 2012

Absence of large-scale dendritic plasticity of layer 5 pyramidal neurons in peri-infarct cortex. Mostany R and Portera-Cailliau C. J Neurosci. 2011

Simultaneous two-photon calcium imaging at different depths with spatiotemporal multiplexing. Cheng A, Gonçalves JT, Golshani P, Arisaka K and Portera-Cailliau C. Nature Methods. 2011

Wallerian degeneration of zebrafish trigeminal axons in the skin is required for regeneration and developmental pruning. Martin SM, O'Brien GS, Portera-Cailliau C and Sagasti A. Development. 2010

Local hemodynamics dictate long-term dendritic plasticity in peri-infarct cortex. Mostany R, Chowdhury TG, Johnston DG, Portonovo SA, Carmichael ST and Portera-Cailliau C. J Neurosci. 2010

LIM-homeobox gene Lhx5 is required for normal development of Cajal-Retzius cells. Miquelajáuregui A, Varela-Echavarría A, Ceci ML, García-Moreno F, Ricaño I, Hoang K, Frade-Pérez D, Portera-Cailliau C, Tamariz E, De Carlos JA, Westphal H and Zhao Y. J Neurosci. 2010

Delayed stabilization of dendritic spines in fragile X mice. Cruz-Martín A, Crespo M and Portera-Cailliau C. J Neurosci. 2010

Fate of cajal-retzius neurons in the postnatal mouse neocortex. Chowdhury TG, Jimenez JC, Bomar JM, Cruz-Martin A, Cantle JP, Portera-Cailliau C. Front Neuroanat. 2010

Developmentally regulated impediments to skin reinnervation by injured peripheral sensory axon terminals. O'Brien GS, Martin SM, Söllner C, Wright GJ, Becker CG, Portera-Cailliau C, Sagasti A. Curr Biol. 2009

Internally mediated developmental desynchronization of neocortical network activity. Golshani P, Gonçalves JT, Khoshkhoo S, Mostany R, Smirnakis S, Portera-Cailliau C. J Neurosci. 2009

Long-term, high-resolution imaging in the mouse neocortex through a chronic cranial window. Holtmaat A, Bonhoeffer T, Chow DK, Chuckowree J, De Paola V, Hofer SB, Hübener M, Keck T, Knott G, Lee WC, Mostany R, Mrsic-Flogel TD, Nedivi E, Portera-Cailliau C, Svoboda K, Trachtenberg JT, Wilbrecht L. Nature Protocols. 2009

Two-photon axotomy and time-lapse confocal imaging in live zebrafish embryos. O'Brien GS, Rieger S, Martin SM, Cavanaugh AM, Portera-Cailliau C, Sagasti A. J Vis Exp. 2009

In vivo 2-photon calcium imaging in layer 2/3 of mice. Golshani P, Portera-Cailliau C. J Vis Exp. 2008

A method for 2-photon imaging of blood flow in the neocortex through a cranial window. Mostany R, Portera-Cailliau C. J Vis Exp. 2008

A craniotomy surgery procedure for chronic brain imaging. Mostany R, Portera-Cailliau C. J Vis Exp. 2008

A familial form of pallidoluysionigral degeneration and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with divergent clinical presentations. Portera-Cailliau C, Russ C, Brown RH Jr, Budson AE, Vonsattel JP, Folkerth RD, Corbo JC. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2007