Recent articles of interest:

Mouse V1 Jan-June, 2012: (easiest way to see papers is to copy the PMID number into PubMed)

Modeling two-photon calcium fluorescence of episodic V1 recordings using multifrequency analysis.
Zheng HW, Malik WQ, Runyan CA, Sur M, Brown EN.
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011;2011:3016-9.
PMID: 22254975

Peripheral and central inputs shape network dynamics in the developing visual cortex in vivo.
Siegel F, Heimel JA, Peters J, Lohmann C.
Curr Biol. 2012 Feb 7;22(3):253-8. Epub 2012 Jan 19.
PMID: 22264606

Dynamics of spatial frequency tuning in mouse visual cortex.
Vreysen S, Zhang B, Chino YM, Arckens L, Van den Bergh G.
J Neurophysiol. 2012 Jun;107(11):2937-49. Epub 2012 Mar 7.
PMID: 22402662

The mechanism of orientation selectivity in primary visual cortex without a functional map.
Hansel D, van Vreeswijk C.
J Neurosci. 2012 Mar 21;32(12):4049-64.
PMID: 22442071

Restoration of vision after transplantation of photoreceptors.
Pearson RA, Barber AC, Rizzi M, Hippert C, Xue T, West EL, Duran Y, Smith AJ, Chuang JZ, Azam SA, Luhmann UF, Benucci A, Sung CH, Bainbridge JW, Carandini M, Yau KW, Sowden JC, Ali RR.
Nature. 2012 May 3;485(7396):99-103.
PMID: 22522934

Tetanus neurotoxin-induced epilepsy in mouse visual cortex.
Mainardi M, Pietrasanta M, Vannini E, Rossetto O, Caleo M.
Epilepsia. 2012 May 11. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03510.x. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22577757

Fibroblast growth factor 8 organizes the neocortical area map and regulates sensory map topography.
Assimacopoulos S, Kao T, Issa NP, Grove EA.
J Neurosci. 2012 May 23;32(21):7191-201.
PMID: 22623663

Orientation specificity of contrast adaptation in mouse primary visual cortex.
Stroud AC, Ledue EE, Crowder NA.
J Neurophysiol. 2012 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22696541

Distinct sensory requirements for unimodal and cross-modal homeostatic synaptic plasticity.
He K, Petrus E, Gammon N, Lee HK.
J Neurosci. 2012 Jun 20;32(25):8469-74.
PMID: 22723686



As of May, 2011:

At some point, Patrick will present: Bonetti C, Surace EM. Mouse embryonic retina delivers information controlling cortical neurogenesis. PLoS One. 2010 Dec 8;5(12):e15211. PubMed PMID: 21170332; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2999540.

Briggman KL, Helmstaedter M, Denk W. Wiring specificity in the direction-selectivity circuit of the retina. Nature. 2011 Mar 10;471(7337):183-8. PMID: 21390125

Simpson HD, Goodhill GJ. A simple model can unify a broad range of phenomena in retinotectal map development. Biol Cybern. 2011 Feb;104(1-2):9-29. Epub 2011 Feb 22. PMID: 21340602

Larsen RS, Corlew RJ, Henson MA, Roberts AC, Mishina M, Watanabe M, Lipton SA,
Nakanishi N, Pérez-Otaño I, Weinberg RJ, Philpot BD. NR3A-containing NMDARs
promote neurotransmitter release and spike timing-dependent plasticity. Nat
Neurosci. 2011 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21297630.

Wang L, Sarnaik R, Rangarajan K, Liu X, Cang J. Visual receptive field properties of neurons in the superficial superior colliculus of the mouse. J Neurosci. 2010 Dec 8;30(49):16573-84.

Zhou L, Gall D, Qu Y, Prigogine C, Cheron G, Tissir F, Schiffmann SN, Goffinet AM. (2010) Maturation of "Neocortex Isolé" In Vivo in Mice. J Neurosci. 2010 Jun 9;30(23):7928-39.

Fröhlich F, McCormick DA.(2010) Endogenous electric fields may guide neocortical network activity.
Neuron. 2010 Jul 15;67(1):129-43.

Hahn G, Petermann T, Havenith MN, Yu S, Singer W, Plenz D, Nikolic D. (2010) Neuronal avalanches in spontaneous activity in vivo. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Ecker AS, Berens P, Keliris GA, Bethge M, Logothetis NK, Tolias AS.Science. 2010 Jan 29;327(5965):584-7. Decorrelated neuronal firing in cortical microcircuits.

Xu X, Olivas ND, Levi R, Ikrar T, Nenadic Z. J Neurophysiol.  2010 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print] High precision and fast functional mapping of cortical circuitry through a combination of voltage sensitive dye imaging and laser scanning photostimulation.

Jiang B, Huang S, de Pasquale R, Millman D, Song L, Lee HK, Tsumoto T, Kirkwood A. The maturation of GABAergic transmission in visual cortex requires endocannabinoid-mediated LTD of inhibitory inputs during a critical period. Neuron. 2010 Apr 29;66(2):248-59. :

Heimel JA, Saiepour MH, Chakravarthy S, Hermans JM, Levelt CN. Contrast gain control and cortical TrkB signaling shape visual acuity. Nat Neurosci. 2010 May;13(5):642-8. Epub 2010 Apr 18.