Publications (full publication list here)

Lai AT, Espinosa G, Wink GE, Angeloni CF, Dombeck DA, MacIver MA (2024). A robot-rodent interaction arena with adjustable spatial complexity for ethologically relevant behavioral studies.  Cell Reports.

Issa JB, Radvansky BA, Xuan F, Dombeck DA (2024). Lateral entorhinal cortex subpopulations represent experiential epochs surrounding reward.  Nature Neuroscience.

Pinke D*, Issa JB*, Dara GA, Dobos G, Dombeck DA (2023). Full field-of-view virtual reality goggles for mice.  Neuron. [How-To Guide on GitHub]

Azcorra M*, Gaertner Z*, Davidson C, He Q, Kim H, Nagappan S, Hayes CK, Ramakrishnan C, Fenno L, Kim YS,  Deisseroth K, Awatramani R, Dombeck DA (2023). Unique functional responses differentially map onto genetic subtypes of dopamine neurons.  Nature Neuroscience.

Gaertner Z, Azcorra M, Dombeck DA, Awatramani R (2022). Molecular heterogeneity in the substantia nigra: A roadmap for understanding PD motor pathophysiology.  Neurobiology of Disease, 175, 105925.

Luppi MP*, Azcorra M*, Caronia-Brown G*, Poulin JF, Gaertner Z, Gatica S, Moreno-Ramos OA, Nouri N, Dubois M, Ma YC, Ramakrishnan C, Fenno L, Kim YS, Deisseroth K, Cicchetti F, Dombeck DA, Awatramani R (2021). Sox6 expression distinguishes dorsally and ventrally biased dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra with distinctive properties and embryonic origins.  Cell Reports, 37, 109975.

Climer JR, Dombeck DA (2021). Information theoretic approaches to deciphering the neural code with functional fluorescence imagingeNeuro, 8 (5).

Radvansky BA, Oh JY, Climer JR, Dombeck DA (2021). Behavior determines the hippocampal spatial mapping of a multisensory environment.  Cell Reports, 36, 109444.

Adoff MD*, Climer JR*, Davoudi H, Marvin JS, Looger LL, Dombeck DA (2021). The functional organization of excitatory synaptic input to place cells.  Nature Communications, 12, 3558.

Heys JG, Wu Z, Allegra-Mascaro AL, Dombeck DA (2020). Inactivation of the Medial Entorhinal Cortex Selectively Disrupts Learning of Interval TimingCell Reports, 32, 108163.

Issa JB*, Tocker G*, Hasselmo ME, Heys JG, Dombeck DA (2020). Navigating Through Time: A Spatial Navigation Perspective on How the Brain May Encode TimeAnnual Review of Neuroscience, Vol. 43.

Howe MW, Ridou I, Letizia-Allegra-Mascaro A, Larios A, Azcorra M, Dombeck DA (2019). Coordination of rapid cholinergic and dopaminergic signaling in striatum during spontaneous movementeLife, 8 (44903).

Sheffield MEJ, Dombeck DA (2019). Dendritic mechanisms of hippocampal place field formation.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 54:1-11.

Heys JG, Dombeck DA (2018). Evidence for a subcircuit in medial entorhinal cortex representing elapsed time during immobility.  Nature Neuroscience, 21(11):1574.

Poulin J-F, Caronia G, Hofer C, Cui Q, Helm B, Ramakrishnan C, Chan CS, Dombeck DA, Deisseroth K, Awatramani R (2018). Mapping projections of molecularly defined dopamine neuron subtypes using intersectional genetic approachesNature Neuroscience, 21:1260-1271.

Patriarchi T, Cho JR, Merten K, Howe MW, Marley A, Xiong WH, Folk RW, Broussard GJ, Liang R, Jang MJ, Zhong H, Dombeck DA, Zastrow MV, Nimmerjahn A, Gradinaru V, Williams JT, Tian L (2018). Ultrafast neuronal imaging of dopamine dynamics with designed genetically encoded sensors.  Science, 360(6396).

Radvansky BA, Dombeck DA (2018). An olfactory virtual reality system for mice.  Nature Communications, 9, 839. [How-To manual for olfactory virtual reality]

Sheffield, ME, Adoff MD, Dombeck DA ​(2017). Increased Prevalence of Calcium Transients across the Dendritic Arbor during Place Field Formation.  Neuron, 96, 490–504.

Howe MW, Dombeck DA. (2016). Rapid signaling in distinct dopaminergic axons during locomotion and reward​.  Nature, 535, 505-510.

Sheffield MEJ, Dombeck DA (2015). Calcium transient prevalence across the dendritic arbour predicts place field properties.  Nature, 517, 200-204.

Heys JG, Rangarajan KV, Dombeck DA (2014). The functional micro-organization of grid cells revealed by cellular-resolution imaging.  Neuron, 84, 1079-90.

Dombeck DA, Harvey CD, Tian L, Looger LL, Tank DW (2010). Functional imaging of hippocampal place cells at cellular resolution during virtual navigation.  Nat Neurosci, 13(11), 1433-1440.

Harvey CD, Collman F, Dombeck DA, Tank DW (2009). Intracellular dynamics of hippocampal place cells during virtual navigation.  Nature, Oct 15;461(7266):941-6.

Dombeck DA, Khabbaz AN, Collman F, Adelman TL, Tank DW (2007). Imaging large-scale neural activity with cellular resolution in awake, mobile mice.  Neuron, Oct 4;56(1):43-57.