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Stryker, Michael (2020) Chance and Choice: Recollections of a life in science.  The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography 11: 372-423.

Hoseini*, M.S., Higashikubo*, B., Cho, F.S., Chang, A.S., Clemente-Perez, A., Lew, I., Stryker, M.P., and Paz, J. T. (2020) Somatostatin-positive neurons in the reticular thalamus modulate gamma rhythms and visual information in mouse V1. (*co-first authors) bioRxiv

Mancia, W., Spatazza, J., Rakela, B., Chatterjee, A., Pande, V., Maniatis,T. Hasenstaub, A.R., Stryker, M.P., and Alvarez-Buylla, A. (2020) Clustered gamma-protocadherins regulate cortical interneuron programmed cell death. eLife 2020;9:e55374 PMID: 32633719 Preprint at bioRxiv doi:

Sun* Y.J., Espinosa*, J.S., Hoseini, M.S., and Stryker M.P. (2019) Experience-dependent structural plasticity at pre- and postsynaptic sites of layer 2/3 cells in developing visual cortex. (*co-first authors) Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 116:21812-21820. PMID: 31591211 PMCID:PMC6815154 Preprint at bioRxiv doi:

D.L. Silver, P. Rakic, E.A. Grove, T.F. Haydar, T.K.Hensch, W.B. Huttner, Z. Molnár, J.L. Rubenstein, N. Sestan, M.P. Stryker, M.Sur, M.A.Tosches, and C.A. Walsh (2019) Evolution and Ontogenetic Developmentof Cortical Structures.  pp 60-109 in “TheNeocortex,” eds W. Singer, T. J. Sejnowski and P. Rakic.  Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 27, J. R.Lupp, series editor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Hoseini, M.S., Rakela, B., Quetzal Flores-Ramirez, Q., Hasenstaub, A.R., Alvarez-Buylla, A. and Stryker, M.P. (2019) Transplanted cells are essential for the induction but not the expression of cortical plasticity. Journal of Neuroscience  39: 7529-7538. PMID: 31391263 PMCID: PMC6750933 PDF Preprint at bioRxiv 644377doi:

Dadarlat MC, Sun Y, Stryker MP (2019) Widespread activation of awake mouse cortex by electrical stimulation. 9th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), San Francisco, CA, USA, March 20-23, 2019 IEEE Xplore 1113-1117.doi:10.1109/NER.2019.8716956: pdf PMID: 31363384 PMCID: PMC6667156

Priya*, R., Rakela*, B., Kaneko*, M., Spatazza*, J., , Larimer, P., Hoseini, M.S., Hasenstaub, A.R.,  Alvarez-Buylla, A., and Stryker, M.P.  (2019)  Vesicular GABA transporter is necessary for transplant-induced critical period plasticity in mouse visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 39: 2635-2648 (*co-first authors) pdf PMCID: PMC6445995

Dyballa*, L., Hoseini*,M.S., Dadarlat, M.C., Zucker, S.W. and Stryker, M.P. (2018) Flow stimuli reveal ecologically-appropriate responses in mouse visual cortex. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 115:11304-11309 (*co-first authors) pdf including supporting information. Preprint at bioRxiv 362459 doi:10.1101/362459 Supplementary Information pdf PMID:30327345 PMCID: PMC6217439

Stryker, M.P. and Loewel, S. (2018) The Lasker/IRRF Initiative for Innovation in Vision Science. Amblyopia: Challenges and Opportunities. Amblyopia: New molecular/pharmacological and environmental approaches. Visual Neuroscience 35:e018 doi:10.1017/S0952523817000256 pdf PMC6044412

Larimer, P., Spatazza, J., Stryker, M.P., Alvarez-Buylla, A., Hasenstaub, A.R. (2017) Development and long-term integration of MGE-lineage cortical interneurons in the heterochronic environment. J. Neurophysiol. 118:131-139. PMID 28356470. PMC5494369 [Available on 2018-07-01] pdf

Kaneko, M., Fu Y., and Stryker, M.P. (2017) Locomotion induces stimulus-specific response enhancement in adult visual cortex. J. Neurosci. 37:3532-3543 PMID 28258167. PMC5373133 Preprint at bioRxiv 109660 doi:10.1101/109660

Dadarlat, M.C., and Stryker, M.P. (2017) Locomotion enhances neural encoding of visual stimuli in mouse V1. J. Neurosci. 37: 3764-3775pdf PMID 28264980.  PMC5394894  Preprint at bioRxiv 102673.  doi:10.1101/102673

Kaneko, M. and Stryker, M.P (2017) Homeostatic plasticity mechanisms in mouse V1. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 372 (1715):  PMID:28093561 [PMC5247599 Available on 2018-03-05] pdf

Fox, K. and Stryker, M.P. (2017) Integrating Hebbian and homeostatic plasticity: introduction.  Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 372 (1715):  PMID:28093560 [PMC5247598 Available on 2017-03-05] pdf

Keck T, Toyoizumi T, Chen L, Doiron B, Feldman DE, Fox K, Gerstner W, Haydon PG, Hübener M, Lee HK, Lisman JE, Rose T, Sengpiel F\, Stellwagen D, Stryker MP, Turrigiano GG, van Rossum MC.  (2017)  Integrating Hebbian and homeostatic plasticity: the current state of the field and future research directions.  Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 372 (1715):  PMID:28093552 [PMC5247590 Available on 2018-03-05] pdf

Larimer, P., Spatazza, J., Espinosa, J.S., Tang, Y., Kaneko, M., Hasenstaub, A., Stryker, M.P., Alvarez-Buylla, A. (2016) Caudal ganglionic eminence precursor transplants disperse and integrate as lineage-specific interneurons but do not induce cortical plasticity. Cell Reports 16: 1–14. pdf PMC5047519

Zembrzycki, A., Stocker, A.M., Leingärtner, A., Sahara, S., Chou, S.-J., Kalatsky, V., May, S.R., Stryker, M.P., and O’Leary, D.D.M. (2015) Genetic mechanisms control the linear scaling between related cortical primary and higher order sensory areas. eLife 2015;10.7554/eLife.11416.  pdf PMCID: PMC4739755.

Owens, M.T., Feldheim, D.A., Stryker, M.P. and Triplett, J.W. (2015) Stochastic interaction between neural activity and molecular cues in the formation of topographic maps. Neuron 87: 1261–1273. pdf PMID: 26402608  PMC4583656 Preview by D. Kerschensteiner

Stryker, M.P. (2015) A neural circuit that controls cortical state, plasticity, and the gain of sensory responses in the mouse. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Bioldoi:10.1101/sqb.2014.79.024927 PMCID: PMC4500789

Video of Stryker Cold Spring Harbor Symposium Lecture above

Barondes, S. and Stryker, M.P. (2015) Allison Doupe: In Memoriam. Neuron 85: 667-668. PMID: 25848665

Fu, Y., Kaneko, M., Tang, Y., Alvarez-Buylla, A., Stryker, M.P. (2015) A cortical disinhibitory circuit for enhancing adult plasticity. eLife 2015;10.7554/eLife.05558 pdf PMCID: PMC4337686

Tang, Y., Michael P. Stryker, M.P., Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, A., and Espinosa, J.S.(2014) Cortical plasticity induced by transplantation of embryonic somatostatin or parvalbumin interneurons. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 111:18339-44 PMCID: PMC4280644

Toyoizumi, T., Kaneko, M., Stryker, M.P. and Miller, K.D. (2014)  Modeling the dynamic interaction of Hebbian and homeostatic plasticity.  Neuron 84: 497–510. PMCID: PMC4223656

Lee, A.M, Hoy, J.L., Bonci, A., Wilbrecht, L., Stryker,M.P., and Niell, C.M. (2014) Identification of a brainstem circuit regulating visual cortical state in parallel with locomotion. Neuron. 83:455-456. Supplemental movie.PMCID: PMC4151326 Preview by C. Bennett, S. Arroyo, and S.Hestrin (2014) Controlling Brain States. Neuron. 83: 260-261.PMID: 25033185

Kaneko, M. and Stryker, M.P (2014) Sensory experience during locomotion promotes recovery of function in adult visual cortex. eLIFE.  2014;3:e02798 DOI: pdf PMCID: PMC4070284

Fu, Y., Tucciarone, J., Espinosa, J.S., Sheng, N., Darcy, D., Nicoll, R.A., Huang, Z.J., and Stryker, M.P. (2014) A cortical circuit for gain control by behavioral state.  Cell  156: 1139–1152. PMCID: 4041382

Southwell, D.G., Nicholas, C.R., Basbaum, A.I., Stryker, M.P., Kriegstein, A.R., Rubenstein, J.L., and Alvarez­Buylla, A. (2014) Interneurons from embryonic development to cell-based therapy.   Science. (11 April 2014) 344: DOI: 10.1126/science.1240622 PMCID: PMC4056344

Espinosa, J.S. and Stryker, M.P.   (2012) Development and plasticity of the primary visual cortex.  Neuron 75: 230-249.   PMCID: PMC3612584

Kaneko, M., Xie, Y., An, J.J., Stryker, M.P. and Xu, B.  (2012) Dendritic BDNF synthesis is required for late-phase spine maturation and recovery of cortical responses following sensory deprivation.  J. Neurosci. 32: 4790-4802. PMCID: PMC3356781.

Cramer SC, Sur M, Dobkin BH, O'Brien C, Sanger TD, Trojanowski JQ, Rumsey JM, Hicks R, Cameron J, Chen D, Chen WG, Cohen LG, deCharms C, Duffy CJ, Eden GF, Fetz EE, Filart R, Freund M, Grant SJ, Haber S, Kalivas PW, Kolb B, Kramer AF, Lynch M, Mayberg HS, McQuillen PS, Nitkin R, Pascual-Leone A, Reuter-Lorenz P, Schiff N, Sharma A, Shekim L, Stryker M, Sullivan EV, Vinogradov S. (2011) Harnessing neuroplasticity for clinical applications. Brain.134:1591-1609. PMCID: PMC3102236 

Video of Stryker lecture at 2011 Allen Institute for Brain Science Symposium:m The visual cortex in mouse and human: Perception, action, and plasticity

Kaneko, M., Cheetham, C.E.J., Lee, Y.-S., Silva, A.J., Stryker, M.P., and Fox, K. (2010) Constitutively active H-ras accelerates multiple forms of plasticity in developing visual cortex. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 107: 19026-19031. Supporting Information PMID:20937865. PMCID: PMC2973899

Southwell, D.G., Froemke, R.C., Alvarez-Buylla, A., Stryker, M.P., Gandhi, S.P. (2010) Cortical plasticity induced by inhibitory neuron transplantation. Science 237: 1145-1148. Supplementary Online Material PMID:20185728. PMCID: PMC3164148

Niell, C.M.and Stryker, M.P. (2010) Modulation of visual responses by behavioral state in mouse visual cortex.  Neuron 65: 472-479. Supplementary Online Material Movie PMID: 20188652. PMCID: PMC3184003

Sato, M., Stryker, M.P. (2010) Genomic imprinting of experience-dependent cortical plasticity by the ubiquitin ligase gene Ube3a.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 107: 5611-5616 Supporting Information PMID: 20212164 PMCID: 2851788

Failor, S., Nguyen, V., Darcy, D.P., Cang, J., Wendland, M.F., Stryker, M.P., and McQuillen, P.S. (2010) Neonatal cerebral hypoxia ischemia impairs plasticity in rat visual cortex.  J. Neurosci. 30: 81-92. Supplemental Data PMCID: 2822440

2005-2009 Back to Top

Triplett, J.W., Owens, M.T., Yamada, J., Lemke, G., Cang, J., Stryker, M.P. and Feldheim, D.A. (2009) Retinal input instructs alignment of visual topographic maps.  Cell 139: 175-185. Cover Supplementary Data PMID: 19804762 PMCID: 2814139

Ehninger, D., Li, W.,  Fox, K.D., Stryker, M.P. and Silva, A.J. (2008)  Reversing neurodevelopmental disorders in adults.  Neuron 60: 950-960. PMID: 19109903 PMCID: 2710296

Cang, J., Wang, L., Stryker, M.P. and Feldheim, D.A. (2008) Roles of ephrin-As and structured activity in the development of functional maps in the superior colliculus. J. Neurosci. 28: 11015-11023. doi:10.1523/jneurosci.2478-08.2008 PMID: 18945909 PMCID: PMC2588436

Gandhi, S., Yanagawa, Y. and Stryker, M.P. (2008) Delayed plasticity of inhibitory neurons in developing visual cortex. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 105: 16797-16802. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0806159105. Supporting Information PMID: 18940923 PMCID: PMC2575499

Sato, M. and Stryker, M.P. (2008) Distinctive Features of Adult Ocular Dominance Plasticity. J. Neurosci 28 :10278-10286; doi:10.1523/jneurosci.2451-08.2008 Supplementary Data PMID: 18842887 P PMCID: PMC2851628

Niell, C.M.and Stryker, M.P. (2008) Highly selective receptive fields in mouse visual cortex.  J. Neurosci 28: 7520-7536. doi:10.1523/jneurosci.0623-08.2008 Supplementary Data This Week In the Journal PMID: 18650330

Kaneko, M., Stellwagen, D., Malenka, R.C., and Stryker, M.P.  (2008). Tumor necrosis factor-alpha mediates one component of competitive, experience-dependent plasticity in developing visual cortex. Neuron 58: 673-680. Supplementary Data PMID: 18549780 PMCID: PMC2884387

Sharpee, T.O., Miller, K.D. and Stryker, M.P. (2008) On the importance of the static nonlinearity in estimating spatiotemporal neural filters with natural stimuli . J Neurophysiol. 99: 2496-509 doi:10.1152/jn.01397.2007PMID: 18353910 PMID:18353910 PMCID: PMC2877595

Kaneko, M., Hanover, J.L. England, P.M.. and Stryker, M.P. (2008) TrkB kinase is required for recovery, but not loss, of cortical responses following monocular deprivation.  Nature Neuroscience 11: 497-504 doi:10.1038/nn2068 . Supplementary Data PMID: 18311133 PMCID: PMC2413329

Cang*, J.C., Niell*, C.M., Liu, X., Pfeiffenberger, C., Feldheim, D.A. and Stryker, M.P., (2008) Selective Disruption of One Cartesian Axis of Cortical Maps and Receptive Fields byDeficiency in Ephrin-As and Structured Activity.  (* co-first authors). Neuron 57: 511-523.   Supplementary Data PMID: 18304481 PMCID: PMC2413327

Jin, JZ, Weng, C, Yeh, C-I, Gordon, JA, Ruthazer, ES, Stryker, MP, Swadlow, HA & Alonso, J-M. (2008) On and off domains of geniculate afferents in cat primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience 11: 88-94. PMID: 18084287 PMCID: PMC2556869

Renteria, R. C., Tian, N., Cang, J., Nakanishi, S., Stryker, M. P. and Copenhagen, D. R. (2006) Intrinsic ON responses of the retinal OFF pathway are suppressed by the ON pathway. J Neurosci 26: 11857-69. PMID: 17108159 PMCID: PMC2553694

Lee, T.T., Levi, O., Cang, J., Kaneko, M., Stryker, M.P., Smith, S.J., Shenoy, K.V., Harris, J.S. (2006) Integrated semiconductor optical sensors for chronic, minimally-invasive imaging of brain function.; Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, . EMBS '06. 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Aug. 2006 Pages: 1025 - 1028 PMID: 17946016 PMCID: PMC2562279

Dadvand, L., Stryker, M. P. and Frank, M. G. (2006) Sleep does not enhance the recovery of deprived eye responses in developing visual cortex. Neuroscience 143: 815-26. PMID: 17000056 PMCID: PMC1832163

Sharpee, T.O., Sugihara, H., Kurgansky, A.V., Rebrik, S.P., Stryker, M.P. and Miller, K.D. (2006) Adaptive neural filtering enhances information transmission in visual cortex. Nature 439: 936-942. (Supplementary Data) PMID: 16495990 PMCID: PMC2562720

Stryker, M.P. (2006) Rapid Visualization of Cortical Activity Using Intrinsic Signal Optical Imaging. In: Visualizing Large-Scale Patterns of Activity in the Brain: Optical and Electrical Signals. (Buzsáki G, ed) pp.19-25. Atlanta, GA: Society for Neuroscience

Cang, J.C., Renteria, R.C., Kaneko, M.., Liu, X., Copenhagen, D.R. and Stryker, M.P. (2005) Development of precise maps in visual cortex requires patterned spontaneous activity in the retina. Neuron 48: 797-809 (Supplementary Online Data)  PMID: 16337917 PMCID: PMC2562716

Cang*, J.C., Kaneko*, M., Yamada, J., Woods, G., Stryker, M.P., and Feldheim, D.A. (2005) Ephrin-As Guide the Formation of Functional Maps in the Visual Cortex (* co-first authors). Neuron 48: 577-589. (Supplementary Online Data) PMID: 16301175 . PMCID: PMC2424263

Taha, S. and Stryker, M.P. (2005) Ocular dominance plasticity is stably maintained in the absence of aCaMKII autophosphorylation. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102: 16438–16442. PMID: 16260732 . PMCID: PMC1283462

Cang, J.C., Kalatsky, V.A., Löwel, S. and Stryker, M.P. (2005) Optical Imaging of the Intrinsic Signal as a Measure of Cortical Plasticity in the Mouse. Visual Neuroscience 22: 685-691. PMID: 16332279 . PMCID: PMC2553096

Gandhi, S.P, Cang, J. and Stryker, M.P. (2005) An eye-opening experience. Nature Neuroscience 8: 9-10. PMID: 15622410 PMCID: PMC2413328

Kalatsky, V. A., Polley, D.B., Merzenich, M.M., Schreiner, C.E. and Stryker, M.P. (2005) Fine functional organization of auditory cortex revealed by Fourier optical imaging. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102: 13325-13330. PMID: 16141342 PMCID: PMC1201601

Taha SA, Stryker MP. (2005) Molecular substrates of plasticity in the developing visual cortex. Prog Brain Res.147:103-114. PMID: 15581700

2000-2004 Back to Top

Takao K. Hensch, T.K. and Stryker, M.P. (2004) Columnar Architecture Sculpted by GABA Circuits in Developing Cat Visual Cortex. Science 303: 1678-1681 (Supplementary Online Materials) PMID: 15017001 PMCID: PMC2562723

Sharpee, T., Sugihara, H., Kurgansky, A.V., Rebrik, S., Stryker, M. P and Miller, K.D. (2004) Probing feature selectivity of neurons in primary visual cortex with natural stimuli. Proc SPIE 5467: 212-222 PMID: 18633451 PMCID: PMC2467477

Stryker, M.P. (2004) Rapid Visualization of Cortical Activity Using Intrinsic Signal Optical Imaging. In: Visualizing Large-Scale Patterns of Activity in the Brain: Optical and Electrical Signals. (Buzsáki G, ed) pp.19-25. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

Kalatsky, V.A., and Stryker, M.P. (2003) New paradigm for optical imaging: Temporally encoded maps of intrinsic signal. Neuron 38: 529-45 PMID: 12765606

Frank, M.G., Stryker, M.P., and Tecott, L.H. (2002) Sleep and sleep homeostasis in mice lacking the 5-ht2c receptor. Neuropsychopharmacology 27: 869-73. PMID: 12431861 PMCID: PMC2452994

Taha, S., Hanover, J.L., Silva, A.J., and Stryker, M.P. (2002) Autophosphorylation of alphacamkii is required for ocular dominance plasticity. Neuron 36: 483-91 PMID: 12408850

Taha, S., and Stryker, M.P. (2002) Rapid ocular dominance plasticity requires cortical but not geniculate protein synthesis. Neuron 34: 425-36 PMID: 11988173

Crair, M.C., Horton, J.C., Antonini, A., and Stryker, M.P. (2001) Emergence of ocular dominance columns in cat visual cortex by 2 weeks of age. J Comp Neurol 430: 235-49 PMID: 11135259 PMCID: PMC2412906

Frank, M.G., Issa, N.P., and Stryker, M.P. (2001) Sleep enhances plasticity in the developing visual cortex. Neuron 30: 275-87 PMID: 11343661

Pham, T.A., Rubenstein, J.L., Silva, A.J., Storm, D.R., and Stryker, M.P. (2001) The cre/creb pathway is transiently expressed in thalamic circuit development and contributes to refinement of retinogeniculate axons. Neuron 31: 409-20 PMID: 11516398

Silver, M.A., and Stryker, M.P. (2001) Trkb-like immunoreactivity is present on geniculocortical afferents in layer iv of kitten primary visual cortex. J Comp Neurol 436: 391-8 PMID: 11447584 PMCID: PMC2553095

Silver, M.A., Fagiolini, M., Gillespie, D.C., Howe, C.L., Frank, M.G., Issa, N.P., Antonini, A., and Stryker, M.P. (2001) Infusion of nerve growth factor (ngf) into kitten visual cortex increases immunoreactivity for ngf, ngf receptors, and choline acetyltransferase in basal forebrain without affecting ocular dominance plasticity or column development. Neuroscience 108: 569-85 PMID: 11738495 PMCID: PMC2452995

Stryker, M.P. (2001) Neuroscience. Drums keep pounding a rhythm in the brain. Science 291: 1506-7 PMID: 11234083 PMCID: PMC2866371 pdf

Stryker, M.P., and Antonini, A. (2001) Factors shaping the corpus callosum. J Comp Neurol 433: 437-40 PMID: 11304709

Trachtenberg, J.T., and Stryker, M.P. (2001) Rapid anatomical plasticity of horizontal connections in the developing visual cortex. J Neurosci 21: 3476-82 PMID: 11331376 PMCID: PMC2452996

Gillespie, D.C., Crair, M.C., and Stryker, M.P. (2000) Neurotrophin-4/5 alters responses and blocks the effect of monocular deprivation in cat visual cortex during the critical period. J Neurosci 20: 9174-86 PMID: 11124995 PMCID: PMC2412905

Issa, N.P., Trepel, C., and Stryker, M.P. (2000) Spatial frequency maps in cat visual cortex. J Neurosci 20: 8504-14 PMID: 11069958 PMCID: PMC2412904

Silver, M.A., and Stryker, M.P. (2000) Distributions of synaptic vesicle proteins and gad65 in deprived and nondeprived ocular dominance columns in layer iv of kitten primary visual cortex are unaffected by monocular deprivation. J Comp Neurol 422: 652-64 PMID: 10861531 PMCID: PMC2412910

Silver, M.A., and Stryker, M.P. (2000) A method for measuring colocalization of presynaptic markers with anatomically labeled axons using double label immunofluorescence and confocal microscopy. J Neurosci Methods 94: 205-15 See also Erratum PMID: 10661840

Trachtenberg, J.T., Trepel, C., and Stryker, M.P. (2000) Rapid extragranular plasticity in the absence of thalamocortical plasticity in the developing primary visual cortex. Science 287: 2029-32 PMID: 10720332 PMCID: PMC2412909

Xu, B., Zang, K., Ruff, N.L., Zhang, Y.A., McConnell, S.K., Stryker, M.P., and Reichardt, L.F. (2000) Cortical degeneration in the absence of neurotrophin signaling: Dendritic retraction and neuronal loss after removal of the receptor trkb. Neuron 26: 233-45 PMID: 10798407

1995-1999 Back to Top

Antonini, A., Fagiolini, M., and Stryker, M.P. (1999) Anatomical correlates of functional plasticity in mouse visual cortex. J Neurosci 19: 4388-406 PMID: 10341241 PMCID: PMC2452998

Hanover, J.L., Huang, Z.J., Tonegawa, S., and Stryker, M.P. (1999) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor overexpression induces precocious critical period in mouse visual cortex. J Neurosci 19: RC40 PMID: 10559430 PMCID: PMC2424259

Hata, Y., Tsumoto, T., and Stryker, M.P. (1999) Selective pruning of more active afferents when cat visual cortex is pharmacologically inhibited. Neuron 22: 375-81 PMID: 10069342

Issa, N.P., Trachtenberg, J.T., Chapman, B., Zahs, K.R., and Stryker, M.P. (1999) The critical period for ocular dominance plasticity in the ferret's visual cortex. J Neurosci 19: 6965-78 PMID: 10436053 PMCID: PMC2413141

Pham, T.A., Impey, S., Storm, D.R., and Stryker, M.P. (1999) Cre-mediated gene transcription in neocortical neuronal plasticity during the developmental critical period. Neuron 22: 63-72 PMID: 10027290

Ruthazer, E.S., Baker, G.E., and Stryker, M.P. (1999) Development and organization of ocular dominance bands in primary visual cortex of the sable ferret. J Comp Neurol 407: 151-65 PMID: 10213088 PMCID: PMC2453001

Silver, M.A., and Stryker, M.P. (1999) Synaptic density in geniculocortical afferents remains constant after monocular deprivation in the cat. J Neurosci 19: 10829-42 PMID: 10594065 PMCID: PMC2413137

Stryker, M.P. (1999) Sensory maps on the move. Science 284: 925-6 PMID: 10357679 PMCID: PMC2866372 pdf

Stryker, M.P., Basbaum, A., DeFranco, T., Herskowitz, I., and Yamamoto, K. (1999) Hospital merger leaves clinical science intact. Nature 401: 842 PMID: 10553895

Antonini, A., Gillespie, D.C., Crair, M.C., and Stryker, M.P. (1998) Morphology of single geniculocortical afferents and functional recovery of the visual cortex after reverse monocular deprivation in the kitten. J Neurosci 18: 9896-909 PMID: 9822746 PMCID: PMC2452997

Antonini, A., and Stryker, M.P. (1998) Effect of sensory disuse on geniculate afferents to cat visual cortex. Vis Neurosci 15: 401-9 PMID: 9685193 PMCID: PMC2430473

Crair, M.C., Gillespie, D.C., and Stryker, M.P. (1998) The role of visual experience in the development of columns in cat visual cortex. Science 279: 566-70 PMID: 9438851 PMCID: PMC2453000

Hensch, T.K., Fagiolini, M., Mataga, N., Stryker, M.P., Baekkeskov, S., and Kash, S.F. (1998) Local gaba circuit control of experience-dependent plasticity in developing visual cortex. Science 282: 1504-8 PMID: 9822384 PMCID: PMC2851625

Hensch, T.K., Gordon, J.A., Brandon, E.P., McKnight, G.S., Idzerda, R.L., and Stryker, M.P. (1998) Comparison of plasticity in vivo and in vitro in the developing visual cortex of normal and protein kinase a ribeta-deficient mice. J Neurosci 18: 2108-17 PMID: 9482797 PMCID: PMC2553093

Campbell, G., Ramoa, A.S., Stryker, M.P., and Shatz, C.J. (1997) Dendritic development of retinal ganglion cells after prenatal intracranial infusion of tetrodotoxin. Vis Neurosci 14: 779-88 PMID: 9279005

Crair, M.C., Ruthazer, E.S., Gillespie, D.C., and Stryker, M.P. (1997) Ocular dominance peaks at pinwheel center singularities of the orientation map in cat visual cortex. J Neurophysiol 77: 3381-5 PMID: 9212282

Crair, M.C., Ruthazer, E.S., Gillespie, D.C., and Stryker, M.P. (1997) Relationship between the ocular dominance and orientation maps in visual cortex of monocularly deprived cats. Neuron 19: 307-18 PMID: 9292721

Silva, A.J., Simpson, E.M., Takahashi, J.S., Lipp, H.P., Nakanishi, S., Wehner, J.M., Giese, K.P., Tully, T., Chapman, P.F., Abel, T., Fox K, Seth, G., Itohara, S., Lathe, R., Mayford, M.,McNamara, J.O., Morris, R.J., Picciotto, M., Roder, J., Shin, HS, Slesinger, P.A., Storm, D.R., Stryker, M.P., Tonegawa, S., Wang, Y., Wolfer, D.P. (1997) Mutant mice and neuroscience: recommendations concerning genetic background. Neuron 19 (4): 755-759 Oct 1997 PMID: 9354323

Antonini, A., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) Plasticity of geniculocortical afferents following brief or prolonged monocular occlusion in the cat. J Comp Neurol 369: 64-82PMID:8723703

Chapman, B., Stryker, M.P., and Bonhoeffer, T. (1996) Development of orientation preference maps in ferret primary visual cortex. J Neurosci 16: 6443-53 PMID: 8815923 PMCID: PMC2669086

Gordon, J.A., Cioffi, D., Silva, A.J., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) Deficient plasticity in the primary visual cortex of alpha-calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase ii mutant mice. Neuron 17: 491-9 PMID:8816712

Gordon, J.A., Hensch, T.K., Cioffi, D., Chen, C., Silva, A.J., Tonegawa, S., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) Ocular dominance plasticity in mice lacking aCaMKII or PKCy. Society for Neuroscience.

Gordon, J.A., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) Experience-dependent plasticity of binocular responses in the primary visual cortex of the mouse. J Neurosci 16: 3274-86 PMID: 8627365

Gordon, J.A, Hensch, T.K., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) Plasticity of the developing visual cortex in normal and mutant mice. pp. 169-180 in Gene targeting and new developments in neurobiology, S. Nakanishi, ed. (Tokyo: Japan Scientific Societies Press)

Hensch, T.K., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) Ocular dominance plasticity under metabotropic glutamate receptor blockade. Science 272: 554-7 PMID: 8614806

Ruthazer, E.S., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) The role of activity in the development of long-range horizontal connections in area 17 of the ferret. J Neurosci 16: 7253-69 PMID: 8929433

Ruthazer, E.S., Gillespie, D.C., Dawson, T.M., Snyder, S.H., and Stryker, M.P. (1996) Inhibition of nitric oxide synthase does not prevent ocular dominance plasticity in kitten visual cortex. J Physiol 494 ( Pt 2): 519-27 PMID: 8842009 PMCID: PMC1160652

Antonini, A., Stryker, M.P., and Chapman, B. (1995) Development of plasticity of cortical columns and their thalamic input. SFI Studies int he Sciences of Complexity, Vol. XXIII pp. 47-71

Stryker, M.P. (1995) Neuroscience. Growth through learning. Nature 375: 277-8 PMID: 7753186

1990-1994 Back to Top

Dubuc, B., Zucker, S.W., Stryker, M.P. (1994) Complexity maps reveal clusters in neuronal arborizations. Fractals Vol. 2 (6)

Hata, Y., and Stryker, M.P. (1994) Control of thalamocortical afferent rearrangement by postsynaptic activity in developing visual cortex. Science 265: 1732-5 PMID: 8085163

Stryker, M.P. (1994) Precise development from imprecise rules. Science 263: 1244-5 PMID: 8122106

Antonini, A., and Stryker, M.P. (1993) Development of individual geniculocortical arbors in cat striate cortex and effects of binocular impulse blockade. J Neurosci 13: 3549-73 PMID: 8340819

Antonini, A., and Stryker, M.P. (1993) Rapid remodeling of axonal arbors in the visual cortex. Science 260: 1819-21 PMID: 8511592

Chapman, B., and Stryker, M.P. (1993) Development of orientation selectivity in ferret visual cortex and effects of deprivation. J Neurosci 13: 5251-62 PMID: 8254372

Horton, J.C., and Stryker, M.P. (1993) Amblyopia induced by anisometropia without shrinkage of ocular dominance columns in human striate cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 90: 5494-8 PMID: 8390668 PMCID: PMC46747

Baker, G.E., Ruthazer, E.S., Rutishauser, U., and Stryker, M.P. (1992) Up-regulation of polysialylated NCAM expression by activity blockade in kitten visual cortex. Society forNeuroscience Abstracts, Vol. 18, 1992.

Chapman, B., and Stryker, M.P. (1992) Origin of orientation tuning in the visual cortex. Curr Opin Neurobiol 2: 498-501 PMID: 1525548

Stryker, M.P. (1992) Neurobiology. Elements of visual perception. Nature 360: 301-2 PMID: 1448145

Chapman, B., Zahs, K.R., Stryker, M.P. (1991) Relation of cortical cell orientation selectivity to alignment of receptive fields of the geneculocortical afferents that arborize whithin a single orientation column in ferret visual cortex. J Neurosci 11 (5): 1347-1358

Chapman, B., Stryker, M.P. (1991) Development of orientation-specific neuronal responses in ferret primary visual cortex. The Changing Visual Sys 375-377

Stryker, M.P. (1991) Neurobiology. Temporal associations. Nature 354: 301-302

Stryker, M.P. (1991) Neuroscience. Cuddling up in the dark. Nature 351: 526 PMID: 2046763

Stryker, M.P. (1991) Activity-dependent reorganization of afferents in the developing mammalian visual system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 16: 267-287

Stryker, M.P. (1991) Seeing the whole picture. Current Biology Vol: 1 (4) 252-253

Baker, G.E., and Stryker, M.P. (1990) Retinofugal fibres change conduction velocity and diameter between the optic nerve and tract in ferrets. Nature 344: 342-5 PMID: 2314474

Miller, K.D., and Stryker, M.P. (1990) The development of ocular dominance columns: Mechanisms and Models. Connectionist Modeling and Brain Function pp:255-350

Stryker, M.P. (1990) Summary: The brain in 1990. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 55: 1049-67 PMID: 1983440

Stryker, M.P., Chapman, B., Miller, K.D., and Zahs, K.R. (1990) Experimental and theoretical studies of the organization of afferents to single orientation columns in visual cortex. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 55: 515-27 PMID: 2132835  

1985-1989 Back to Top

Miller, K.D., Keller, J.B., and Stryker, M.P. (1989) Ocular dominance column development: Analysis and simulation. Science 245: 605-15 PMID: 2762813

Miller, K.D., Chapman, B., and Stryker, M.P. (1989) Visual responses in adult cat visual cortex depend on n-methyl-d-aspartate receptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86: 5183-7 PMID: 2567996

Stryker, M.P. (1989) Cortical physiology. Is grandmother an oscillation? Nature 338: 297-8 PMID: 2922058

Stryker, M.P. (1989) Evidence for possible role of spontaneous electrical activity in the development of the mammalian visual cortex. Problems and concepts in developmental neurophysiology pp. 110-130

Stryker, M.P. (1989) Role of neural activity in development and plasticity of mammalian visual-cortex. Biomedical Research-Tokyo 10: 37-42 Suppl. 2 1989

Law, M.I., Zahs, K.R., and Stryker, M.P. (1988) Organization of primary visual cortex (area 17) in the ferret. J Comp Neurol 278: 157-80 PMID: 3068264

Reiter, H.O., and Stryker, M.P. (1988) Neural plasticity without postsynaptic action potentials: Less-active inputs become dominant when kitten visual cortical cells are pharmacologically inhibited. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 85: 3623-7 PMID: 3285347

Shatz, C.J., and Stryker, M.P. (1988) Prenatal tetrodotoxin infusion blocks segregation of retinogeniculate afferents. Science 242: 87-9 PMID: 3175636

Sretavan, D.W., Shatz, C.J., and Stryker, M.P. (1988) Modification of retinal ganglion cell axon morphology by prenatal infusion of tetrodotoxin. Nature 336: 468-71 PMID: 2461517

Stryker, M.P. (1988) The Nerve of it. Oxford Magazine 34:15-16

Stryker, M.P., Allman, J., Blakemore, C., Greuel, J.M., Kaas, J.H., Merzenich, M.M. (1988) Group report: Principles of cortical self-organization. Neurobiology of Neocortex pp. 115-136

Zahs, K.R., and Stryker, M.P. (1988) Segregation of on and off afferents to ferret visual cortex. J Neurophysiol 59: 1410-29 PMID: 3385467

Merzenich, M.M., Nelson, R.J., Kaas, J.H., Stryker, M.P., Jenkins, W.M., Zook, J.M., Cynader, M.S., and Schoppmann, A. (1987) Variability in hand surface representations in areas 3b and 1 in adult owl and squirrel monkeys. J Comp Neurol 258: 281-96 PMID: 3584541

Stryker, M.P., Jenkins, W.M., and Merzenich, M.M. (1987) Anesthetic state does not affect the map of the hand representation within area 3b somatosensory cortex in owl monkey. J Comp Neurol 258: 297-303 PMID: 3584542

Chapman, B., Jacobson, M.D., Reiter, H.O., and Stryker, M.P. (1986) Ocular dominance shift in kitten visual cortex caused by imbalance in retinal electrical activity. Nature 324: 154-6 PMID: 3785380

Levy, R.M., Fields, H.L., Stryker, M.P., and Heinricher, M.M. (1986) The effect of analgesic doses of morphine on regional cerebral glucose metabolism in pain-related structures. Brain Res 368: 170-3 PMID: 3955357

Reiter, H.O., Waitzman, D.M., and Stryker, M.P. (1986) Cortical activity blockade prevents ocular dominance plasticity in the kitten visual cortex. Exp Brain Res 65: 182-8 PMID: 3803504

Stryker, M.P., and Harris, W.A. (1986) Binocular impulse blockade prevents the formation of ocular dominance columns in cat visual cortex. J Neurosci 6: 2117-33

Stryker, M.P. (1986) The role of neural activity in rearranging connections in the central visual system. The Biology of change in otolaryngology, R.W. Ruben et al, eds 706: 211-224

Matsubara, J., Cynader, M., Swindale, N.V., and Stryker, M.P. (1985) Intrinsic projections within visual cortex: Evidence for orientation-specific local connections. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 82: 935-9 PMID: 3856241

Zahs, K.R., and Stryker, M.P. (1985) The projection of the visual field onto the lateral geniculate nucleus of the ferret. J Comp Neurol 241: 210-24 PMID: 4067015  

1980-1984 Back to Top

Levy, R.M, Stryker, M.P. (1984) Opioid effects in acute experimental cerebral-ischemia-nuclear magnetic-resonance (NMR) imaging and 2-deoxyglucose (2-DG) autoradiographic studies. Stroke 15 (1): 194-194

Merzenich, M.M., Nelson, R.J., Stryker, M.P., Cynader, M.S., Schoppmann, A., and Zook, J.M. (1984) Somatosensory cortical map changes following digit amputation in adult monkeys. J Comp Neurol 224: 591-605 PMID: 6725633

Ramm, P., Kulick, J.H., Stryker, M.P., and Frost, B.J. (1984) Video and scanning microdensitometer-based imaging systems in autoradiographic densitometry. J Neurosci Methods 11: 89-100 PMID: 6482503

Levy, R.M., Stryker, M.P., and Hosobuchi, Y. (1983) Studies of nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and regional cerebral glucose metabolism in acute cerebral ischemia: possible mechanism of opiate antagonist therapeutic activity. Life Sciences Vol. 33 (1) 763-768 PMID: 6664252

Stryker, M.P., and Zahs, K.R. (1983) On and off sublaminae in the lateral geniculate nucleus of the ferret. J Neurosci 3: 1943-51 PMID: 6619918

Kelly, A.S., Movshon, J.A., Schoppmann, A., Shatz, C., Stryker, M.P., Vansluyters, R.C. (1982) Measurement of transmitter release in vivo. Trends in Neuro 5 (3): 63-& 1982

Stryker, M.P. (1982) Role of visual afferent activity in the development of ocular dominance columns. Neurosci Res Program Bull 20: 540-9 PMID: 6811966

Schoppmann, A., and Stryker, M.P. (1981) Physiological evidence that the 2-deoxyglucose method reveals orientation columns in cat visual cortex. Nature 293: 574-6 PMID: 7290190

Stryker, M.P. (1981) Late Segregation of Geniculate afferents to the cat's visual cortex after recovery from binocular impulse blockade. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 7:842

1975-1979 Back toTop

LeVay, S., Stryker, M.P. (1979) The development of ocular dominance columns in the cat. Soc. Neurosci. Symp. 4:83-98

Hubel, D.H., Wiesel, T.N., and Stryker, M.P. (1978) Anatomical demonstration of orientation columns in macaque monkey. J Comp Neurol 177: 361-80 PMID: 412878

LeVay, S., Stryker, M.P., and Shatz, C.J. (1978) Ocular dominance columns and their development in layer iv of the cat's visual cortex: A quantitative study. J Comp Neurol 179: 223-44 PMID: 8980725

Shatz, C.J., and Stryker, M.P. (1978) Ocular dominance in layer iv of the cat's visual cortex and the effects of monocular deprivation. J Physiol 281: 267-83 PMID: 702379 PMCID: PMC1282696

Stryker, M.P., Sherk, H., Leventhal, A.G., and Hirsch, H.V. (1978) Physiological consequences for the cat's visual cortex of effectively restricting early visual experience with oriented contours. J Neurophysiol 41: 896-909 PMID: 681993 PMCID: PMC1282696

Stryker, M.P. (1978) Postnatal development of ocular dominance columns in layer iv of the cat's visual cortex and the effects of monocular deprivation. Arch Ital Biol 116: 420-6 PMID: 749724

Stryker, M.P. (1977) Abnormal Neural Development. In Function and Formation of Neural Systems, ed. G.S. Stent, pp. 285-308. Berlin: Dahlem Konferenzen 1977

Hubel, D.H., Wiesel, T.N., and Stryker, M.P. (1977) Orientation columns in macaque monkey visual cortex demonstrated by the 2-deoxyglucose autoradiographic technique. Nature 269: 328-30 PMID: 409953

Stryker, M.P. (1977) The role of early experience in the development and maintenance of orientation selectivity in the cat's visual cortex. Neuro Res Prog Bul Vol: 15 (3): 454-462

Sherk, H., and Stryker, M.P. (1976) Quantitative study of cortical orientation selectivity in visually inexperienced kitten. J Neurophysiol 39: 63-70 PMID: 1249604

Stryker, M.P., and Sherk, H. (1975) Modification of cortical orientation selectivity in the cat by restricted visual experience: A reexamination. Science 190: 904-6 PMID: 1188372

Stryker, M.P., and Schiller, P.H. (1975) Eye and head movements evoked by electrical stimulation of monkey superior colliculus. Exp Brain Res 23: 103-12 PMID: 1149845

1970-1974 Back to Top

Schiller P.H., Stryker, M.P., Cynader M., Berman, N. (1974) Response characteristics of single cells in the monkey superior colliculus following ablation or cooling of visual cortex. J. Neurophysiol. 1974 Jan: 37 (1) :181-94 PMID: 4204566

Schiller P.H., Stryker, M. (1972) Single-unit recording and stimulation in superior colliculus of the alert rhesus monkey. J. Neurophysiol. 1972 Nov: 35 (6): 915-24 PMID: 4631839

Stryker, M.P., Blakemore, C., (1972) Saccadic and disjunctive eye movements in cats. Vision Res. Vol. 12: 2005-2013

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