From the bioRxiv: A Selection of Recently Posted Papers from SCGB Investigators and Others

Each month, SCGB scans the bioRxiv and arXiv for interesting papers from the SCGB community and beyond.

Sparse balance: excitatory-inhibitory networks with small bias currents and broadly distributed synaptic weights

Ramin Khajeh, Francesco Fumarola, and LF Abbott

bioRxiv posted 26 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.26.433027

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Toroidal topology of population activity in grid cells

Richard J. Gardner, Erik Hermansen, Marius Pachitariu, Yoram Burak, Nils A. Baas, Benjamin J. Dunn, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard I. Moser

bioRxiv posted 25 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.25.432776

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Targeted comodulation supports flexible and accurate decoding in V1

Caroline Haimerl, Douglas A Ruff, Marlene R. Cohen, Cristina Savin, and Eero P. Simoncelli

bioRxiv posted 23 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.23.432351

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Functional modules within a distributed neural network control feeding in a model medusa

Brandon Weissbourd, Tsuyoshi Momose, Aditya Nair, Ann Kennedy, Bridgett Hunt, and David J Anderson

bioRxiv posted 22 January 2021

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Partitioning variability in animal behavioral videos using semi-supervised variational autoencoders

Matthew R Whiteway, Dan Biderman, Yoni Friedman, Mario Dipoppa, E Kelly Buchanan, Anqi Wu, John Zhou, Jean-Paul R Noel, The International Brain Lab, John P Cunningham, and Liam Paninski

bioRxiv posted 23 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.22.432309

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improv: A flexible software platform for adaptive neuroscience experiments

Anne Draelos, Maxim Nikitchenko, Chaichontat Sriworarat, Daniel Sprague, Matthew D Loring, Eftychios Pnevmatikakis, Andrea Giovannucci, Eva A Naumann, and John M Pearson

bioRxiv posted 23 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.22.432006

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Goal-Driven Recurrent Neural Network Models of the Ventral Visual Stream

Aran Nayebi, Javier Sagastuy-Brena, Daniel M. Bear, Kohitij Kar, Jonas Kubilius, Surya Ganguli, David Sussillo, James J. DiCarlo, and Daniel L. K. Yamins

bioRxiv posted 18 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.17.431717

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Higher-order visual areas broaden stimulus responsiveness in mouse primary visual cortex
Matthijs N. oude Lohuis, Alexis Cerv&aacuten Cant&oacuten, Cyriel M.A. Pennartz, and Umberto Olcese

bioRxiv posted 17 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.16.431393

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Corollary discharge prevents signal distortion and enhances sensing during locomotion

Dimitri A Skandalis, Elias T Lunsford, and James Liao

bioRxiv posted 17 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.15.431323

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A compressed representation of spatial distance in the rodent hippocampus

Daniel J Sheehan, Stephen Charczynski, Blake A Fordyce, Michael E Hasselmo, and Marc W Howard

bioRxiv posted 16 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.15.431306

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Dorsal CA1 Hippocampal Place Cells Form a Multi-Scale Representation of Megaspace

Bruce Harland, Marco Contreras, Madeline Souder, and Jean-Marc Fellous

bioRxiv posted 16 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.15.431172

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Primary motor cortex activity traces distinct trajectories of population dynamics during spontaneous facial motor sequences in mice

Juan Carlos Boffi, Tristan Wiessalla, and Robert Prevedel

bioRxiv posted 16 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.15.431209

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Predictive coding is a consequence of energy efficiency in recurrent neural networks

Abdullahi Ali, Nasir Ahmad, Elgar de Groot, Marcel A.J. van Gerven, and Tim C. Kietzmann

bioRxiv posted 16 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.16.430904

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Individual variability of neural computations in the primate retina

Nishal P Shah, Nora Brackbill, Ryan A. Samarakoon, Colleen E Rhoades, Alexandra Kling, Alexander Sher, Alan Litke, Yoram Singer, Jonathon Shlens, and E.J. Chichilnisky

bioRxiv posted 14 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.14.431169

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A Geometric Framework for Understanding Dynamic Information Integration in Context-Dependent Computation

Xiaohan Zhang, Shenquan Liu, and Zhe S Chen

bioRxiv posted 12 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.09.430498

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The non-linear mixed representations in somatosensory cortex support simple and complex tasks

Ramon Nogueira, Chris C. Rodgers, Randy M. Bruno, and Stefano Fusi

bioRxiv posted 11 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.11.430704

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Feedforward and feedback interactions between visual cortical areas use different population activity patterns

João Semedo, Anna I. Jasper, Amin Zandvakili, Amir Aschner, Christian Machens, Adam Kohn, and Byron M. Yu

bioRxiv posted 10 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.08.430346

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Consistent population activity on the scale of minutes in the mouse hippocampus

Yue Liu, Samuel Jordan Levy, William Mau, Nitzan Geva, Alon Rubin, Yaniv Ziv, Michael Hasselmo, and Marc Howard

bioRxiv posted 8 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.07.430172

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Non-linear Dimensionality Reduction on Extracellular Waveforms Reveals Physiological, Functional, and Laminar Diversity in Premotor Cortex

Eric Kenji Lee, Hymavathy Balasubramanian, Alexandra Tsolias, Stephanie Anakwe, Maria Medalla, Krishna V Shenoy, and Chandramouli Chandrasekaran

bioRxiv posted 8 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.07.430135

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Slower prefrontal metastable dynamics during deliberation predicts error trials in a distance discrimination task

Danilo Benozzo, Giancarlo La Camera, and Aldo Genovesio

bioRxiv posted 2 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.01.429249

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Learning and attention increase visual response selectivity through distinct mechanisms

Jasper Poort, Katharina A Wilmes, Antonin Blot, Angus Chadwick, Maneesh Sahani, Claudia Clopath, Thomas D Mrsic-Flogel, Sonja B Hofer, and Adil G Khan

bioRxiv posted 2 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.01.31.429053

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Motor cortex activity across movement speeds is predicted by network-level strategies for generating muscle activity

Shreya Saxena, Abigail Russo, John Cunningham, and Mark M Churchland

bioRxiv posted 2 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.02.01.429168

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Trial-to-trial variability of spiking delay activity in prefrontal cortex constrains burst-coding models of working memory

Daming Li, Christos Constantinidis, and John D Murray

bioRxiv posted 1 February 2021 doi:10.1101/2021.01.30.428962

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