Publications

Delorme J, Wang L, Kodoth V, Wang Y, Ma J, Jiang S, Aton SJ (2021) Hippocampal neurons’ cytosolic and membrane-bound ribosomal mRNA profiles are differentially regulated by learning and subsequent sleep. In Press, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences         .bioRxiv pdf

Raven F, Aton SJ (2021) The engram’s dark horse: how interneurons regulate state-dependent memory processing and plasticity. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 15:750541. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2021.750541        .pdf

Skilling Q, Eniwaye B, Clawson BC, Shaver J, Ognjanovski N, Aton SJ, Zochowski M (2021)  Acetylcholine-gated current translates wake neuronal firing rate information into a spike timing-based code in non-REM sleep, stabilizing neural network dynamics during memory consolidation. In press, PLoS Computational Biology     .bioRxiv pdf

Czarnecki P, Lin J, Aton SJ, Zochowski M (2021) Dynamical mechanisms underlying scale-free network reorganization in low acetylcholine states corresponding to slow wave sleep. In Press, Frontiers in Network Physiology

Delorme J, Wang L, Kuhn FR, Kodoth V, Ma J, Martinez JD, Raven F, Toth BA, Balendran V, Vega Medina A, Jiang S, Aton SJ (2021) Sleep loss drives acetylcholine- and somatostatin interneuron-mediated gating of hippocampal activity, to inhibit memory consolidation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, .      .pdf

Yang Y, Gritton H, Sarter M, Aton SJ, Booth V, Zochowski M (2021)  Theta-gamma coupling emerges from spatially heterogeneous cholinergic neuromodulation. PLoS Comput Biol 17(7): e1009235. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.100923     .pdf

Aton SJ (2021) Aligning one’s sights: The pulvinar provides context for visual information processing. Neuron, 109 (12): 1909-1911       .pdf

Puentes-Mestril C, Delorme J, Donnelly M, Popke D, Jiang S, Aton SJ (2021) Sleep loss drives brain region- and cell type-specific alterations in ribosome-associated transcripts involved in synaptic plasticity and cellular timekeeping. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(25): 5386-98. DOI: 10.1101/2020.07.20.212019       .pdf

Clawson BC, Pickup EJ, Enseng A, Geneseo L, Shaver J, Gonzalez-Amoretti J, Zhao M, York K, Kuhn FR, Swift K, Martinez JD, Wang L, Jiang S, Aton SJ. (2021) Causal role for sleep-dependent reactivation of learning-activated sensory ensembles for fear memory consolidation. Nature Communications, 12: 1200. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-21471-2      .pdf

Bolsius Y, Zurbriggen MD, Kim JK, Kas MJ, Meerlo P, Aton SJ, Havekes R (2021) The role of clock genes in sleep, stress, and memory. Biochemical Pharmacology, 114493

Martinez JD, Donnelly MJ, Popke DS, Torres D, Sheskey S, Clawson BC, Jiang S, Aton SJ. (2021) Binocular vs. monocular recovery experience differentially promote recovery from visual deficits in a mouse model of amblyopia. bioRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/2021.02.24.432698     .pdf

Havekes R, Aton SJ (2020) Impacts of sleep loss versus waking experience on brain plasticity: Parallel or orthogonal? Trends in Neuroscience, 43(6):385-393 DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2020.03.010.     pdf

Wu J, Aton SJ, Booth V, Zochowski M (2020) Network and cellular mechanisms underlying heterogenous excitatory/inhibitory balanced states.  European Journal of Neuroscience, 51(7): 1624-41. DOI: 10.1111/ejn.14669    .pdf

Skilling Q, Ognjanovski N, Aton SJ, Zochowski M (2019) Critical dynamics mediate learning of new distributed memory representations in neuronal networks. Entropy, 21: 1043. DOI:10.3390/e21111043        .pdf

Durkin JM, Aton SJ (2019) How sleep shapes thalamocortical circuit function in the visual system. Annual Review of Vision Science, 5:16.1-21, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-vision-091718-014715        .pdf

O’Malley HA, Hull JM, Clawson BC, Chen C, Owens-Fiestan G, Jameson MB, Aton SJ, Parent JM, Isom LL (2019) Scn1b deletion in adult mice results in seizures and SUDEP. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 6: 1121–1126. DOI: 10.1002/can3.785        .pdf

Puentes-Mestril C, Roach J, Niethard N, Zochowski M, Aton SJ (2019) How rhythms of the sleeping brain tune memory and synaptic plasticity. SLEEP, zsz095, DOI:10.1093/sleep/zsz095        .pdf

Delorme J, Kodoth V, Aton SJ (2019) Sleep loss disrupts Arc expression in dentate gyrus neurons. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, pii: S1074-7427(18)30091-1. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2018.04.006           .pdf

Clawson BC, Durkin J, Suresh AK, Pickup EJ, Broussard C, Aton SJ (2018) Sleep promotes, and sleep loss inhibits, selective changes in firing rate, response properties, and functional connectivity of primary visual cortex neurons.  Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 12: 40. DOI: 3389/fnsys.2018.00040          .pdf

Ognjanovski N, Broussard C, Zochowski M, Aton SJ (2018) Hippocampal network oscillations drive memory consolidation in the absence of sleep. Cerebral Cortex, 1-13. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhy174             .pdf

Roach JP, Pidde O, Katz E, Wu J, Ognjanovski N, Aton SJ, Zochowski M (2018) Resonance with subthreshold oscillatory drive organizes activity and optimizes learning in neural networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1716933115             .pdf

Wu J, Skilling Q, Maruyama D, Li C, Ognjanovski N, Aton SJ, Zochowski M (2018) Functional Network Stability and Average Minimal Distance – A framework to rapidly assess dynamics of functional network representations. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 296: 69-83, DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.12.021         .pdf

Durkin JM, Suresh A, Colbath J, Broussard C, Wu J, Zochowski M, Aton SJ (2017) Thalamocortical oscillations in NREM sleep play an essential, instructive role in visual system plasticity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114:10485-10490 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1710613114           .pdf

Puentes-Mestril C, Aton SJ (2017) Linking network activity to synaptic plasticity during sleep: hypotheses and recent data. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 11(61): DOI: 10.3389/fncir.2017.00061           .pdf

Ognjanovski N, Schaeffer S, Mofakham S, Wu X, Maruyama D, Zochowski M, Aton SJ (2017) Parvalbumin-expressing interneurons coordinate hippocampal network dynamics required for memory consolidation. Nature Communications,   8:15039: DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15039           .pdf

Havekes R, Park AJ, Ferri SL, Tudor JC, Bruinenberg V,  Poplawski SG, Day JP, Aton SJ, Radwańska K, Meerlo P, Houslay MD, Baillie GS, Abel T (2016) Sleep deprivation causes memory deficits by negatively impacting neuronal connectivity in hippocampal area CA1. eLife 10.7554/eLife.13424          .pdf

Clawson B, Durkin J, Aton SJ (2016) Form and function of sleep spindles across the lifespan. Neural Plasticity, 2016: Article ID 6936381         .pdf

Durkin JM, Aton SJ (2016) Sleep-dependent potentiation in the visual system is at odds with the Synaptic Homeostasis Hypothesis. SLEEP, 39(1):155–9.      .pdf

Gerstner JR, Aton SJ, Heller HC (2015) Waking up to the alarm: Sleep, clocks, and making memory (s)tick. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 9: 65.       .pdf

Bridi MCD, Aton SJ, Seibt J, Renouard L, Coleman T, Frank MG (2015) Rapid eye movement sleep promotes cortical plasticity in the developing cat. Science Advances, 1(6):e1500105.       .pdf

Ognjanovski N, Maruyama D, Lashner N, Zochowski M, Aton SJ (2014) CA1 hippocampal network activity changes during sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 8: 61.     .pdf

Aton SJ, Suresh A, Broussard C, Frank MG (2014) Sleep promotes cortical response potentiation following visual experience. SLEEP, 37(7):1163-70.    .pdf

Prince TM, Choi J, Wimmer M, Havekes R, Aton S, Abel T (2014) Sleep deprivation during a specific 3-hour time window post-training impairs hippocampal synaptic plasticity and memory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 109: 122-30.   .pdf

Dumoulin M, Aton SJ, Watson A, Coleman T, Frank MG (2013) Extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) activity during sleep consolidates cortical plasticity in vivoCerebral Cortex, 25(2):507-15.     .pdf

Freeman GM Jr, Krock RM, Aton SJ, Thaben P, Herzog ED. (2013). GABA Networks Destabilize Genetic Oscillations in the Circadian Pacemaker. Neuron, 78(5):799-806.    .pdf

Aton SJ. (2013). Set and setting: How behavioral state regulates sensory function and plasticity. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 106: 1-10.     .pdf

Aton SJ, Broussard C, Dumoulin M, Seibt J, Watson A, Coleman T, Frank MG. (2013). Visual experience and subsequent sleep induce sequential plastic changes in putative inhibitory and excitatory cortical neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(8):3101-6.   .pdf

Frank M, Waldrop R, Dumoulin M, Aton SJ, Boal JG . (2012).  Sleep-like states in the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis. PLoS ONE, 7(6):e38125.   .pdf

Seibt J, Dumoulin M, Aton SJ, Coleman T, Watson A, Naidoo N, Frank MG. (2012). Protein synthesis during sleep consolidates cortical plasticity in vivo. Current Biology, 22(8):676-82.    .pdf

Aton SJ, Seibt J, Dumoulin M, Coleman T, Shiraishi M, Frank MG. (2009). The sedating antidepressant trazodone impairs sleep-dependent cortical plasticity. PLoS ONE, 4(7): e6078.     .pdf

Aton SJ, Seibt J, Dumoulin M, Jha SK, Steinmetz N, Coleman T, Naidoo N, Frank MG. (2009). Mechanisms of sleep-dependent consolidation of cortical plasticity. Neuron, 61(3): 454–466.   .pdf

Aton SJ, Seibt J, Frank MG. (2009). Sleep and memory. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester.    .pdf

Uebele VN, Nuss CE, Santarelli VP, Garson SL, Kraus RL, Stauffer SR, Barrow JC, Koblan KS, Renger JJ, Aton S, Seibt J, Dumoulin M, Jha SK, Coleman T, Frank MG. (2009). T-type calcium channels regulate cortical plasticity in vivo. NeuroReport, 20(3): 257–262.    .pdf

Seibt J, Aton SJ, Jha SK, Coleman T, Dumoulin MC, Frank MG. (2008). The non-benzodiazepine hypnotic Zolpidem impairs sleep-dependent cortical plasticity. SLEEP, 31(10): 1381-91.   .pdf

Saxena MT, Aton SJ, Hildebolt C, Prior J, Abraham U, Piwnica-Worms D, Herzog ED. (2007). Bioluminescence imaging of Period1 gene expression in utero. Molecular Imaging, 6(1): 68-72.     .pdf

Aton SJ, Huettner JE, Straume M, Herzog ED. (2006). GABA and Gi/o differentially control circadian rhythms and synchrony in clock neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103(50): 19188-93.    .pdf

Aton SJ, Herzog ED. (2005). Come together, right… now: Synchronization of rhythms in a mammalian circadian clock. Neuron, 48(4): 531-4.   .pdf

Aton SJ, Colwell CS, Harmar AJ, Waschek J, Herzog ED. (2005). Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide mediates circadian rhythmicity and synchrony in mammalian clock neurons. Nature Neuroscience, 8(4): 476-83 .    .pdf

Aton SJ, Block GD, Tei H, Yamazaki S, Herzog ED. (2004). Plasticity of circadian behavior and the suprachiasmatic nucleus following exposure to non-24 hour light cycles. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 19(3): 198-207.     .pdf

Herzog ED, Aton SJ, Numano R, Sakaki Y, & Tei H. (2004). Temporal precision in the mammalian circadian system: a reliable clock from less reliable neurons. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 19(1): 35-46.    .pdf

Granados-Fuentes D, Saxena MT, Prolo LM, Aton SJ, Herzog ED. (2004). Olfactory bulb neurons express functional, entrainable circadian rhythms. European Journal of Neuroscience, 19(4): 898-906.    .pdf