Nathan Insel, Ph.D.
Office: Skaggs Building Room 362
Insel N., Guerguiev J., Richards B. Relevance learning via inhibitory plasticity and its implications for schizophrenia PLoS Computational Biology IN PRESS
Pilkiw M., Insel N., Cui Y., Finney C., Morrissey M.D., Takehara-Nishiuchi K. Phasic and tonic neuron ensemble codes for stimulus-environment conjunctions in the lateral entorhinal cortex. ELife, 2017.
Lidhar N.K., Insel N., Dong J.Y., Takehara-Nishiuchi K. Observational fear learning in degus is correlated with temporal vocalization patterns. Behavioral Brain Research, 2017
Morrissey M., Insel N., Takehara-Nishiuchi K. Generalizable knowledge outweighs incidental details in prefrontal ensemble code over time. ELife, 2017
Volle j, Yu X, Sun H, Tanninen SE, Insel N, Takehara-Nishiuchi K. Enhancing prefrontal neuron activity enables associative learning of temporally disparate events. Cell Reports 2016
Park S, Kramer EE, Mercaldo V, Rashid AJ, Insel N, Frankland PW, Josselyn SA. Neural allocation to a hippocampal engram. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016.
Insel N, Pilkiw M, Nobrega JN, Hutchison WD, Takehara-Nishiuchi K, Hamani C. Chronic deep brain stimulation of the rat ventral medial prefrontal cortex disrupts prefrontal coherence. Experimental Neurology 2015
Insel N, Frankland PW. Mechanism, function, and computation in neural systems. Behavioural Processes 2014
Hsiang HL, Epp J, van den Oever M, Yan C, Rashid A, Insel N, Ye L, Niibori Y, Deisseroth K, Frankland P, Josselyn S. Manipulating a “cocaine engram” in mice. Journal of Neuroscience 2014
Insel N, Barnes CA. Differential activation of fast-spiking and regular-firing neuron populations during movement and reward in the dorsal medial frontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex 2014
Insel N, Takehara-Nishiuchi K. The cortical structure of consolidated memory: a hypothesis on the role of the cingulate-entorhinal cortical connection Neurobiology of Learning and memory 2013
Insel N, Patron LA, Hoang LT, Nematollahi S, Schimanski LA, Lipa P, Barnes CA. Reduced gamma frequency in the medial frontal cortex of aged rats during behavior and rest: implications for age-related behavioral slowing. Journal of Neuroscience 2012 32(46):16331-44
Takehara-Nishiuchi K, Insel N, Hoang LT, Wagner Z, Olson K, Chawla MK, Burke SN, Barnes CA. Activation patterns in superficial layers of neocortex change between experiences independent of behavior, environment, or the hippocampus. Cerebral Cortex 2012
Insel N, Ruiz-Luna ML, Permenter M, Vogt J, Ericsson CA, Barnes CA. Aging in rhesus macaques is associated with changes in novelty preference and altered saccade dynamics. Behavioral Neuroscience 2008 122(6):1328-42
Vazdarjanova A, Ramirez-Amaya V, Insel N, Plumier TK, Rosi S, Chowdhury S, Mkhael D, Worley PF, Guzowski JF, Barnes CA. Spatial exploration induces ARC, a plasticity-related immediate-early gene, only in calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II-positive principle excitatory and inhibitory neurons of the rat forebrain. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 2006. 498(3):317-29
Poe GR, Teed RG, Insel N, White R, McNaughton BL, Barnes CA, Partial hippocampal inactivation: effects on spatial memory performance in aged and young rats. Behavioral Neuroscience 2000 114(5):940-9