Publications

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Year 2016

Fournier, J., Mueller, C.M., Shein-Idelson, M., Hemberger, M. and Laurent, G. (2016). Consensus-Based Sorting of Neuronal Spike Waveforms. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0160494. Link pdf All relevant data are within the paper and its Supporting Information files. Code is freely available.

Hemberger, M., Pammer, L. and Laurent, G. (2016). Comparative approaches to cortical microcircuits Current Opinion in Neurobiology 41:24–30. pdf

Shein-Idelson, M., Ondracek, J., Liaw, H.-P., Reiter, S. and Laurent, G. (2016). Slow waves, sharp-waves, ripples and REM in sleeping dragons. Science 352: 590-595.  pdf Link News

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Year 2015

Fournier, J., Müller, C.M., and Laurent, G. (2015). Looking for the roots of cortical sensory computation in three-layered cortices. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 31: 119–126.  pdf

Huston, S.J., Stopfer, M., Cassenaer, S., Aldworth, Z.N., Laurent, G. (2015) Neural Encoding of Odors during Active Sampling and in Turbulent Plumes. Neuron 88: 403-418. pdf link

Naumann, R.K., Ondracek, J.M., Reiter, S., Shein-Idelson, M., Tosches, M.A., Yamawaki, T.M., Laurent, G. (2015) The reptilian brain. Current Biology 25(8): R317–R321 pdf

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Year 2014

Fregnac, Y., and Laurent, G. (2014). Where is the brain in the Human Brain Project?. Nature 513: 27-29.  pdf

Laan, A., Gutnick, T., Kuba, M. J., and Laurent, G. (2014). Behavioral analysis of cuttlefish traveling waves and its implications for neural control. Current Biology 24: 1737-1742.  pdf

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Year 2013

Shen K, Tootoonian S and Laurent G "Encoding of mixtures in a simple olfactory system"
Neuron 80 (2013): 1246-1262 Weblink  pdf Supplemental Information
Data and code

Rutishauser, U, Kotowicz, A and Laurent, G "A method for closed-loop presentation of sensory stimuli conditional on the internal brain-state of awake animals"
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 215 (2013): 139–155 pdf

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Year 2012

Cassenaer, S and Laurent, G (2012) "Conditional modulation of spike-timing-dependent plasticity for olfactory learning."
Nature 482, 47-52 pdf Supplementary Information
News

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Year 2011

Narayan, A, Laurent, G and Sternberg, PW (2011). "Transfer characteristics of a thermosensory synapse in Caenorhabditis elegans."
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 108:9667-72.pdf

Tootoonian, S and Laurent, G (2011), "Electric Times in Olfaction"
Neuron 67: 903-905. pdf

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Year 2009

Geffen, MN, Broome, BM, Laurent, G and Meister, M. (2009). "Neural encoding of rapidly fluctuating odors."
Neuron 61(4): 570-586. pdf

Du, J, Riedel-Kruse, HI, Nawroth, JC, Roukes, ML, Laurent, G, Masmanidis, SC (2009). "High-resolution three-dimensional extracellular recording of neuronal activity with microfabricated electrode arrays."
J Neurophysiol 101(3): 1671-1678. doi:10.1152/jn.90992.2008. pdf

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Year 2008

Murthy, M., Fiete, I. R., and Laurent, G. (2008). "Testing odor response stereotypy in the Drosophila mushroom body."
Neuron 59(6): 1009-1023. pdf

Rabinovich, M., Huerta, R. and Laurent, G. (2008). "Transient dynamics for neural processing."
Science 321(5885): 48-50. doi:10.1126/science.1155564. pdf

Turner, G.C., Bazhenov, M., and Laurent, G. (2008) "Olfactory Representations by Drosophila Mushroom Body Neurons."
J Neurophysiol 99(2):734-746 pdf

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Year 2007

Moreaux, L. and Laurent G. (2007). "Estimating firing rates from calcium signals in locust projection neurons in vivo."
Front Neural Circuits v. 1, Art. 2: 1-13. doi:10.3389/neuro.04.002.2007. pdf

Jayaraman, V. and Laurent G. (2007). "Evaluating a genetically encoded optical sensor of neural activity using electrophysiology in intact adult fruit flies."
Front Neural Circuits v.1, Article 3: 1-9. doi:10.3389/neuro.04.003.2007. pdf 

Cassenaer, S. and Laurent, G. (2007). "Hebbian STDP in mushroom bodies facilitates the synchronous flow of olfactory information."
Nature 448: 709-713. doi:10.1038/nature05973 and doi:10.1038/448652a pdf

Assisi, C., Stopfer, M., Laurent, G. and Bazhenov, M. (2007). "Adaptive regulation of sparseness by feedforward inhibition."
Nat Neurosci 10(9): 1176 - 1184. doi:10.1038/nn1947. pdf

Jortner, R. A., Farivar, S. S. and Laurent, G. (2007). "A Simple connectivity scheme for sparse coding in an olfactory system."
J Neurosci 27(7): 1659-1669. pdf + supp info

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Year 2006

Broome, B. M., Jayaraman, V. and Laurent, G. (2006). "Encoding and decoding of overlapping odor sequences."
Neuron 51: 467-482. [* Equal Contributions] pdf

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Year 2005

Mazor, O. and Laurent, G. (2005). "Transient dynamics versus fixed points in odor representations by locust antennal lobe projection neurons."
Neuron 48(4): 661-673. pdf

Wilson, R. I. and Laurent, G. (2005). "Role of GABAergic inhibition in shaping odor-evoked spatiotemporal patterns in the Drosophila antennal lobe."
J Neurosci 25(40): 9069-9079. pdf + supp info

Gabbiani, F., Cohen, I. and Laurent, G. (2005). "Time-dependent activation of feed-forward inhibition in a looming-sensitive neuron."
J Neurophysiol 94(3): 2150-2161. pdf

Bazhenov, M., Stopfer, M., Sejnowski, T. J. and Laurent, G. (2005). "Fast odor learning improves reliability of odor responses in the locust antennal lobe."
Neuron 46(3): 483-92. pdf

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Year 2004

Gabbiani, F., Krapp, H. G., Hatsopoulos, N., Mo, C. H., Koch, C. and Laurent, G. (2004). "Multiplication and stimulus invariance in a looming-sensitive neuron."
J Physiol Paris 98: 19-34. pdf

Wilson, R. I., Turner, G. C. and Laurent, G. (2004). "Transformation of olfactory representations in the Drosophila antennal lobe."
Science 303(5656): 366-70. pdf + supp online material

Friedrich, R. W., Habermann, C. J. and Laurent, G. (2004). "Multiplexing using synchrony in the zebrafish olfactory bulb."
Nat Neurosci 7(8): 862-71. pdf + supp info

Perez-Orive, J., Bazhenov, M. and Laurent, G. (2004). "Intrinsic and circuit properties favor coincidence detection for decoding oscillatory input."
J Neurosci 24(26): 6037-47. pdf

Friedrich, R. W. and Laurent, G. (2004). "Dynamics of olfactory bulb input and output activity during odor stimulation in zebrafish."
J Neurophysiol 91(6): 2658-69. pdf

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Year 2003

Stopfer, M., Jayaraman, V. and Laurent, G. (2003). "Intensity versus identity coding in an olfactory system."
Neuron 39(6): 991-1004. [* Equal Contributions] pdf + supp data

Tracey, W. D., Wilson, R. I., Laurent, G., and Benzer, S. (2003). "painless, a Drosophila gene essential for nociception."
Cell 113(2): 261-73. pdf

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Year 2002

Gabbiani, F., Krapp, H. G., Koch, C. and Laurent, G. (2002). "Multiplicative computation in a visual neuron sensitive to looming."
Nature 420(6913): 320-4. pdf + supp info

Pouzat, C., Mazor, O. and Laurent, G. (2002). "Using noise signature to optimize spike-sorting and to assess neuronal classification quality."
J Neurosci Methods 122(1): 43-57. pdf

*Perez-Orive, J., *Mazor, O., Turner, G. C., Cassenaer, S., Wilson, R. I. and Laurent, G. (2002). "Oscillations and sparsening of odor representations in the mushroom body."
Science 297(5580): 359-65. [* Equal Contributions] pdf + supp online material

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Year 2001

Nusser, Z., Kay, L. M., Laurent, G., Homanics, G. E. and Mody, I. (2001). "Disruption of GABA(A) receptors on GABAergic interneurons leads to increased oscillatory power in the olfactory bulb network."
J Neurophysiol 86(6): 2823-33. pdf

Friedrich, R. W. and Laurent, G. (2001). "Dynamic optimization of odor representations by slow temporal patterning of mitral cell activity."
Science 291(5505): 889-94. pdf

Rabinovich, M., Volkovskii, A., Lecanda, P., Huerta, R., Abarbanel, H. D. and Laurent, G. (2001). "Dynamical encoding by networks of competing neuron groups: Winnerless competition."
Phys Rev Lett 87(6): 068102, 4 pp. pdf

Bazhenov, M., Stopfer, M., Rabinovich, M., Huerta, R., Abarbanel, H. D., Sejnowski, T. J. and Laurent, G. (2001). "Model of transient oscillatory synchronization in the locust antennal lobe."
Neuron 30(2): 553-67. pdf

Bazhenov, M., Stopfer, M., Rabinovich, M., Abarbanel, H. D., Sejnowski, T. J. and Laurent, G. (2001). "Model of cellular and network mechanisms for odor-evoked temporal patterning in the locust antennal lobe."
Neuron 30(2): 569-81. pdf

Gabbiani, F., Mo, C. and Laurent, G. (2001). "Invariance of angular threshold computation in a wide-field looming-sensitive neuron."
J Neurosci 21(1): 314-29. pdf

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Year 2000

Rabinovich, M. I., Huerta, R., Volkovskii, A., Abarbanel, H. D., Stopfer, M. and Laurent, G. (2000). "Dynamical coding of sensory information with competitive networks."
J Physiol Paris 94(5-6): 465-71. pdf

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Year 1999

Stopfer, M. and Laurent, G. (1999). "Short-term memory in olfactory network dynamics."
Nature 402(6762): 664-8. pdf + supp info

Kay, L. M. and Laurent, G. (1999). "Odor- and context- dependent modulation of mitral cell activity in behaving rats."
Nat Neurosci 2(11): 1003-9. pdf

Gabbiani, F., Krapp, H. G. and Laurent, G. (1999). "Computation of object approach by a wide-field, motion-sensitive neuron."
J Neurosci 19(3): 1122-41. pdf

Wehr, M. and Laurent, G. (1999). "Relationship between afferent and central temporal patterns in the locust olfactory system."
J Neurosci 19(1): 381-90. pdf

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Year 1998

MacLeod, K., Bäcker, A and Laurent, G. (1998). "Who reads temporal information contained across synchronized and oscillatory spike trains?"
Nature 395(6703): 693-8. pdf

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Year 1997

MacLeod, K., Bäcker, A and Laurent, G. (1998). "Who reads temporal information contained across synchronized and oscillatory spike trains?"
Nature 395(6703): 693-8. pdf

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Year 1996

Wehr, M. and Laurent, G. (1996). "Odour encoding by temporal sequences of firing in oscillating neural assemblies."
Nature 384(6605): 162-6. pdf

MacLeod, K. and Laurent, G. (1996). "Distinct mechanisms for synchronization and temporal patterning of odor-encoding neural assemblies."
Science 274(5289): 976-9. pdf

Berkowitz, A. and Laurent, G. (1996). "Central generation of grooming motor patterns and interlimb coordination in locusts."
J Neurosci 16(24): 8079-91. pdf

Berkowitz, A. and Laurent, G. (1996). "Local control of leg movements and motor patterns during grooming in locusts."
J Neurosci 16(24): 8067-78. pdf

Laurent, G., Wehr, M. and Davidowitz, H. (1996). "Temporal representations of odors in an olfactory network."
J Neurosci 16(12): 3837-47. pdf

Leitch, B. and Laurent, G. (1996). "GABAergic synapses in the antennal lobe and mushroom body of the locust olfactory system."
J Comp Neurol 372(4): 487-514. pdf

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Year 1995

Hatsopoulos, N., Gabbiani, F. and Laurent, G. (1995). "Elementary computation of object approach by a wide-field visual neuron."
Science 270(5238): 1000-3. pdf

Sivaramakrishnan, S. and Laurent, G. (1995). "Pharmacological characterization of presynaptic calcium currents underlying glutamatergic transmission in the avian auditory brainstem."
J Neurosci 15(10): 6576-85. pdf

Leitch, B., Shepherd, D. and Laurent, G. (1995). "Morphogenesis of the branching pattern of a group of spiking local interneurons in relation to the organization of embryonic sensory neuropils in locust."
Philos Trans Roy Soc Lond B 349(1330): 433-47. pdf

Hatsopoulos, N. G., Burrows, M. and Laurent, G. (1995). "Hysteresis reduction in proprioception using presynaptic shunting inhibition."
J Neurophysiol 73(3): 1031-42. pdf

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Year 1994

Ryckebusch, S., Wehr, M. and Laurent, G. (1994). "Distinct rhythmic locomotor patterns can be generated by a simple adaptive neural circuit: biology, simulation and VLSI implementation."
J Comput Neurosci 1(4): 339-58. pdf

Ryckebusch, S. and Laurent, G. (1994). "Interactions between segmental leg central pattern generators during fictive rhythms in the locust."
J Neurophysiol 72(6): 2771-85. pdf

Laurent, G. and Davidowitz, H. (1994). "Encoding of olfactory information with oscillating neural assemblies."
Science 265: 1872-5. pdf

Laurent, G. and Naraghi, M. (1994). "Odorant-induced oscillations in the mushroom bodies of the locust."
J Neurosci 14(5): 2993-3004. pdf

Wolf, H. and Laurent, G. (1994). "Rhythmic modulation of the responsiveness of locust sensory local interneurons by walking pattern generating networks."
J Neurophysiol 71(1): 110-8.

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Year 1993

Laurent, G. (1993). "A dendritic gain control mechanism in axonless neurons of the locust, Schistocerca Americana."
J Physiol Lond 470: 45-54.

Leitch, B. and Laurent, G. (1993). "Distribution of GABAergic synaptic terminals on the dendrites of locust spiking local interneurones."
J Comp Neurol 337(3): 461-70.

Ryckebusch, S. and Laurent, G. (1993). "Rhythmic patterns evoked in locust leg motor neurons by the muscarinic agonist pilocarpine."
J Neurophysiol 69(5): 1583-95.

Laurent, G., Seymour-Laurent, K. J. and Johnson, K. (1993). "Dendritic excitability and a voltage-gated calcium current in locust nonspiking local interneurons."
J Neurophysiol 69(5): 1484-98.

Burrows, M. and Laurent, G. (1993). "Synaptic potentials in the central terminals of locust proprioceptive afferents generated by other afferents from the same sense organ."
J Neurosci 13(2): 808-19.

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Year 1992

Leitch, B., Laurent, G. and Shepherd, D. (1992). "Embryonic development of synapses on spiking local interneurones in locust."
J Comp Neurol 324(2): 213-36.

Shepherd, D. and Laurent, G. (1992). "Embryonic development of a population of spiking local interneurones in the locust (Schistocerca gregaria)."
J Comp Neurol 319(3): 438-53.

Laurent, G. and Sivaramakrishnan, A. (1992). "Single local interneurons in the locust make central synapses with different properties of transmitter release on distinct postsynaptic neurons."
J Neurosci 12(6): 2370-80.

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Year 1991

Laurent, G. (1991). "Evidence for voltage-activated outward currents in the neuropilar membrane of locust nonspiking local interneurons."
J Neurosci 11(6): 1713-26.

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Year 1990

Watson, A. H. and Laurent, G. (1990). "GABA-like immunoreactivity in a population of locust intersegmental interneurones and their inputs."
J Comp Neurol 302(4): 761-7.

Laurent, G. (1990). "Voltage-dependent nonlinearities in the membrane of locust nonspiking local interneurons, and their significance for synaptic integration."
J Neurosci 10(7): 2268-80.

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Year 1989

Watson, A. H. and Laurent, G. (1990). "GABA-like immunoreactivity in a population of locust intersegmental interneurones and their inputs."
J Comp Neurol 302(4): 761-7.

Laurent, G. (1990). "Voltage-dependent nonlinearities in the membrane of locust nonspiking local interneurons, and their significance for synaptic integration."
J Neurosci 10(7): 2268-80.

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Year 1988

Laurent, G. and Hustert, R. (1988). "Motor neuronal receptive fields delimit the patterns of motor activity during locomotion of the locust."
J Neurosci 8(11): 4349-66.

Laurent, G. and Burrows, M. (1988). "A population of ascending intersegmental interneurones in the locust with mechanosensory inputs from a hind leg."
J Comp Neurol 275(1): 1-12.

Burrows, M., Laurent, G. J. and Field, L. H. (1988) "Proprioceptive inputs to nonspiking local interneurons contribute to local reflexes of a locust hindleg."
J Neurosci 8(8): 3085-93.

Laurent, G. and Burrows, M. (1988). "Direct excitation of nonspiking local interneurones by exteroceptors underlies tactile reflexes in the locust."
J Comp Physiol A 162: 563-72.

Laurent, G. (1988). "Local circuits underlying excitation and inhibition of intersegmental interneurones in the locust."
J Comp Physiol A 162: 145-57.

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Year 1987

Laurent, G. (1987). "The role of spiking local interneurons in shaping the receptive fields of intersegmental interneurons in the locust."
J Neurosci 7(9): 2977-89.

Laurent, G. (1987). "Parallel effects of joint receptors on motor neurones and intersegmental interneurones in the locust."
J Comp Physiol A 160(3): 341-53.

Laurent, G. (1987). "The morphology of a population of thoracic intersegmental interneurones in the locust."
J Comp Neurol 256(3): 412-29.

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Year 1986

Laurent, G. (1986). "Thoracic intersegmental interneurones in the locust with mechanoreceptive inputs from a leg."
J Comp Physiol A 159(2): 171-86.

Laurent, G. and Richard, D. (1986). "The organization and role during locomotion of the proximal musculature of the cricket foreleg. II Electromyographic activity during stepping patterns."
J Exp Biol 123: 285-306.

Laurent, G. and Richard, D. (1986). "The organization and role during locomotion of the proximal musculature of the cricket foreleg. I Anatomy and innervation."
J Exp Biol 123: 255-83.

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Year 1985

Honegger, H. W., Garcia-Scheible, I., and Laurent, G. (1985) Vibration blocks habituation of an optically released antennal response in crickets
In: Acoustic and vibrational communication in insects. Editors: Kalmring, G. and Elsner, N., Paul Darcy.

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Year 1984

Richard, D., Preteur, V., Laurent, G., and Campan, R. (1984) Support neurophysiologique de l'orientation a point de depart visuel chez le grillon
In: Vision chez les invertebrés. Editors: Clement, P. and Ramousse, R. CNRS Editions: 209-215.

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