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Arenkiel Lab & collaborative paper links

Arenkiel Lab Papers (corresponding author)

Ling D, Moss EH, Smith CL, Kroeger R, Reimer J, Raman B, Arenkiel BR. Conserved neural dynamics and computations across species in olfaction. bioRxiv. 2023 Apr 24:2023.04.24.538157. doi: 10.1101/2023.04.24.538157. Preprint.PMID: 37162844 

Pekarek BT, Kochukov M, Lozzi B, Wu T, Hunt PJ, Tepe B, Hanson Moss E, Tantry EK, Swanson JL, Dooling SW, Patel M, Belfort BDW, Romero JM, Bao S, Hill MC, Arenkiel BR. Oxytocin signaling is necessary for synaptic maturation of adult-born neurons.

Genes Dev. 2022 Nov-Dec 1;36(21-24):1100-1118. doi: 10.1101/gad.349930.122. Epub 2022 Dec 8.


Swanson JL, Ortiz-Guzman J, Srivastava S, Chin PS, Dooling SW, Hanson Moss E, Kochukov MY, Hunt PJ, Patel JM, Pekarek BT, Tong Q, Arenkiel BR. Activation of basal forebrain-to-lateral habenula circuitry drives reflexive aversion and suppresses feeding behavior. Sci Rep. 2022 Dec 21;12(1):22044. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-26306-8.PMID: 36543829 


Soiza-Reilly M, Hanson Moss E, Arenkiel BR. Editorial: Neural circuits revealed, volume II. Front Neural Circuits. 2022 Sep 21;16:1023142. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2022.1023142. eCollection 2022.PMID: 36213205 


Swanson JL, Chin PS, Romero JM, Srivastava S, Ortiz-Guzman J, Hunt PJ, Arenkiel BR. Advancements in the Quest to Map, Monitor, and Manipulate Neural Circuitry. Front Neural Circuits. 2022 May 26;16:886302. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2022.886302. eCollection 2022.PMID: 35719420 


Hunt PJ, Kochukov M, Pekarek BT, Belfort BDW, Romero JM, Swanson JL, Arenkiel BR. Co-transmitting neurons in the lateral septal nucleus exhibit features of neurotransmitter switching. IBRO Neurosci Rep. 2022 May 12;12:390-398. doi: 10.1016/j.ibneur.2022.05.003. eCollection 2022 Jun.PMID: 35601692 

Ung K, Huang TW, Lozzi B, Woo J, Hanson E, Pekarek B, Tepe B, Sardar D, Cheng YT, Liu G, Deneen B, Arenkiel BR. Olfactory bulb astrocytes mediate sensory circuit processing through Sox9 in the mouse brain. Nat Commun. 2021 Sep 1;12(1):5230.

Pekarek BT, Hunt PJ, Belfort BDW, Liu G, Arenkiel BR. Imaging and Quantification of Intact Neuronal Dendrites via CLARITY Tissue Clearing. J Vis Exp. 2021 Apr 20;(170). doi: 10.3791/62532.PMID: 33970138

Lyons-Warren AM, Herman I, Hunt PJ, Arenkiel BR. A systematic-review of olfactory deficits in neurodevelopmental disorders: from mouse to human. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 Feb 18:S0149-7634(21)00078-6. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.02.024.

Hanson E, Brandel-Ankrapp K, and Arenkiel BR. Dynamic cholinergic tone in the basal forebrain reflects reward-seeking and reinforcement during olfactory behavior. Front Cell Neurosci. 2021 Feb 2,


Hanson E, Swanson J, and Arenkiel BR. GABAergic input from the basal forebrain promotes survival of adult-born neurons in the mouse olfactory bulb. Front Neural Circuits. 2020 Apr 23;14:17.

Pekarek BT, Hunt PJ, and Arenkiel BR. Oxytocin and sensory network plasticity. Front Neurosci. 2020 Jan 29;14:30.


Liu G, Froudarakis E, Patel JM, Kochukov MY, Pekarek B, Hunt PJ, Patel M, Ung K, Fu CH, Jo J, Lee HK, Tolias AS,  and Arenkiel BR. Target specific functions of EPL interneurons in olfactory circuits. Nat Commun. 2019 Jul 29; 10(1):3369.

Tepe B, Hill MC, Pekarek BT, Hunt PJ, Martin TJ, Martin JF, Arenkiel BR.  Single-Cell RNA-Seq of Mouse Olfactory Bulb Reveals Cellular Heterogeneity and Activity-Dependent Molecular Census of Adult-Born Neurons. Cell Rep. 2018 Dec 4;25(10):2689-2703.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.11.034. (Cover Article)


McClard CK and Arenkiel BR. Neuropeptide signaling networks and brain circuit plasticity. J Exp Neurosci. 2018 May 31;12:1179069518779207. doi: 10.1177/1179069518779207. eCollection 2018.


Liu G, Patel JM, Tepe B, McClard CK, Swanson J, Quast KB, and Arenkiel, B.R. An objective and reproducible test of olfactory learning and discrimination in mice. J Vis Exp 2018. Mar 22;(133). doi: 10.3791/57142.


McClard CK, Kochukov MY, Herman I, Liu Z, Eblimit A, Moayedi Y, Ortiz-Guzman J, Colchado D, Pekarek B, Paneerselvam S, Mardon G, and Arenkiel BR. Pou6f1 Mediates neuropeptide-dependent plasticity in the adult brain. J Neurosci 2018. Jan 5. pii: 1641-17. doi: 1523/JNEUROSCI.1641-17.2017.


Hanson E, Swanson J, and Arenkiel BR. Sensory experience shapes the integration of adult-born neuronsinto the olfactory bulb. J Nat Sci 2017. Aug;3(8). pii: e422.


Liu G, McClard CK, Tepe B, Swanson J, Pekarek B, Panneerselvam S, and Arenkiel BR. Olfactory cued learning paradigm. Bio Protoc 2017. May 5;7(9). pii: e2251. doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2251.


Quast K, Ung ., Froudarakis E, Huang L, Garcia I, Addison A, Ortiz-Guzman J, Cordiner K, Saggau P, Tolias AS, and Arenkiel BR.  Developmental Broadening of Inhibitory Network Sensory Maps. Nature Neurosci 2017. Feb 20(2): 189-199. doi: 10.1038/nn.4467.


Herman, A.M., Ortiz-Guzman, J., Kochukov, M., Herman, I., Quast, K.B., Patel, J.M., Tepe, B., Carlson, J.C., Ung, K., Selever, J., Tong, Q., and Arenkiel, B.R. A Cholinergic basal forebrain feeding circuit modulates appetite suppression.  Nature 2016. Oct. 13; 538:253-256 doi: 10.1038/nature19789. 

Study featured in The Wall Street Journal.

Huang, L., Garcia, I., Quast, K.B., Coordiner, K., Saggau, P., and Arenkiel, B.R. Task learning promotes the plasticity of interneuron connectivity maps in the olfactory bulb.  J Neurosci. 2016 Aug 24; 36(34):8856-71. (Cover article).


Garcia, I., Bhullar, P., Tepe, B., Ortiz, J., Huang, L., Herman, A.M., Chaboub, L., Deneen, B., Justice, N.J., and Arenkiel, B.R. 

Local corticotropinreleasing hormone (CRH) signals to its receptor CRHR1 during postnatal development of the mouse olfactory bulb.

Brain Struct Funct. 2016 Jan; 221(1), 1-20. DOI :10.1007/s00429-014-0888-4.


Soiza-Reilly, M., Saggau, P., and Arenkiel, B.R. Neural Circuits Revealed. Front. Neural Circuits 2015 doi: 10.3389/fncir.2015.00035


Garcia, I., Quast, K.B., Huang, L., Herman, A.M., Selever, J., Deussing, J.M., Justice, N.J., and Arenkiel, B.R.  Local CRH signaling promotes synaptogenesis and circuit integration of adult-born neurons.  Dev Cell. 2014 Sept 29; 30(6):645-659.  (Cover article).


Murphey, D.K., Herman, A.M., and Arenkiel, B.R. Dissecting inhibitory brain circuits with genetically-targeted technologies. Front Neural Circuits. 2014 Oct 17;8:124 eCollection 2014.


Herman, A.M, Huang, L., Murphey, D.K., Garcia, I., and Arenkiel, B.R.  Cell type-specific and time-dependent light exposure contribute to neuronal silencing in neurons expressing Channelrhodopsin-2. ELife. 2014. 3:e01481. Doi:10.755e/eLife.01481.


Huang, L., Garcia, I., Jen, H.I., and Arenkiel, B.R.  Reciprocal connectivity between mitral cells and external plexiform layer interneurons in the mouse olfactory bulb. Front Neural Circuits 2013. 7:32, doi: 10.3389/fncir.2013.00032


Garcia, I., Kim, C., and Arenkiel, B.R.  Revealing neuronal circuitry using stem cell-derived neurons.  Curr Protoc Stem Cell Biol. 2013 May; Ch2:Unit 2D.15.doi: 10.1002/9780470151808.sc02d15s25.


Garcia, I., Huang, L., Ung, K., and Arenkiel, B.R. Tracing synaptic connectivity onto embryonic stem cell-derived neurons. Stem Cells. 2012; 30(10):2140-51.


Ung, K., and Arenkiel, B.R. Fiber-optic implantation for chronic optogenetic stimulation of brain tissue. J Vis Exp. 2012; (68), e50004, DOI: 10.3791/50004.


Garcia, I., Kim, C., and Arenkiel, B.R.  Genetic strategies to investigate neuronal circuit properties using stem cell-derived neurons. Front Cell Neurosci. 2012; 6:59. Doi: 10.3389/fncel.2012.00059.


Wulff, P. and Arenkiel, B.R.  Chemical Genetics: receptor-ligand pairs for rapid manipulation of neuronal activity. Curr Opin in Neurobiology. 2012; 22(1):54-60.


Arenkiel, B.R. Genetic approaches to reveal the connectivity of adult-Born neurons. Front. Neurosci. 2011; 5:48. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2011.00048.


Selever, J., Kong, J.Q., Arenkiel, B.R. A rapid approach to high-resolution fluorescence imaging in semi-thick brain slices. J Vis Exp. 2011; 53. pii:2807.

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