Yeka Aponte

HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA, United States 
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"Yeka Aponte"
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Diana C. Burk research assistant 2013-2014 NIDA
Julia Slocomb grad student 2014- JHU/NIH
Justin N. Siemian post-doc NIH/NIDA
Alexandre Kisner post-doc 2015- IRP/NIDA/NIH
Sarah Sarsfield research scientist 2013- IRP/NIDA/NIH
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Laing BT, Siemian JN, Sarsfield S, et al. (2020) Fluorescence microendoscopy for in vivo deep-brain imaging of neuronal circuits. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 109015
Siemian JN, Sarsfield S, Aponte Y. (2020) Glutamatergic fast-spiking parvalbumin neurons in the lateral hypothalamus: Electrophysiological properties to behavior. Physiology & Behavior. 221: 112912
Siemian JN, Borja CB, Sarsfield S, et al. (2019) Lateral hypothalamic fast-spiking parvalbumin neurons modulate nociception through connections in the periaqueductal gray area. Scientific Reports. 9: 12026
Schiffino FL, Siemian JN, Petrella M, et al. (2019) Activation of a lateral hypothalamic-ventral tegmental circuit gates motivation. Plos One. 14: e0219522
Meng G, Liang Y, Sarsfield S, et al. (2019) High-throughput synapse-resolving two-photon fluorescence microendoscopy for deep-brain volumetric imaging . Elife. 8
Kisner A, Slocomb JE, Sarsfield S, et al. (2018) Electrophysiological properties and projections of lateral hypothalamic parvalbumin positive neurons. Plos One. 13: e0198991
Lagerlöf O, Slocomb JE, Hong I, et al. (2016) The nutrient sensor OGT in PVN neurons regulates feeding. Science (New York, N.Y.). 351: 1293-6
Aponte Y, Atasoy D, Sternson SM. (2011) AGRP neurons are sufficient to orchestrate feeding behavior rapidly and without training. Nature Neuroscience. 14: 351-5
Tortorici V, Aponte Y, Acevedo H, et al. (2009) Tolerance to non-opioid analgesics in PAG involves unresponsiveness of medullary pain-modulating neurons in male rats. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 29: 1188-96
Atasoy D, Aponte Y, Su HH, et al. (2008) A FLEX switch targets Channelrhodopsin-2 to multiple cell types for imaging and long-range circuit mapping. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 28: 7025-30
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