Barry Andrew Trimmer - Publications

Biology Tufts University, Boston 
Invertebrate neurobiology, robotics

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Mukherjee R, Caron DP, Edson T, Trimmer BA. The control of nocifensive movements in the caterpillar . The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 32647020 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.221010  0.92
2020 Caron DP, Rimniceanu M, Scibelli AE, Trimmer BA. Nociceptive neurons respond to multimodal stimuli in . The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 31932302 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.218859  0.92
2018 Vaughan SC, Lin HT, Trimmer BA. Caterpillar Climbing: Robust, Tension-Based Omni-Directional Locomotion. Journal of Insect Science (Online). 18. PMID 29878231 DOI: 10.1093/jisesa/iey055  0.96
2016 Umedachi T, Kano T, Ishiguro A, Trimmer BA. Gait control in a soft robot by sensing interactions with the environment using self-deformation. Royal Society Open Science. 3: 160766. PMID 28083114 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160766  0.72
2016 Umedachi T, Vikas V, Trimmer BA. Softworms: The design and control of non-pneumatic, 3D-printed, deformable robots Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 11. DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/11/2/025001  1
2015 Metallo C, Trimmer BA. Orientation-dependent changes in single motor neuron activity during adaptive soft-bodied locomotion. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 85: 47-62. PMID 25765841 DOI: 10.1159/000369372  1
2015 Schuldt DW, Rife J, Trimmer B. Template for robust soft-body crawling with reflex-triggered gripping Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 10. DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/10/1/016018  1
2015 Ahamed T, Rubin MB, Trimmer BA, Dorfmann L. Time-dependent behavior of passive skeletal muscle Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00161-015-0464-z  1
2014 Baryshyan AL, Domigan LJ, Hunt B, Trimmer BA, Kaplan DL. Self-assembled insect muscle bioactuators with long term function under a range of environmental conditions. Rsc Advances. 4: 39962-39968. PMID 25285210 DOI: 10.1039/C4RA08438A  1
2014 Trimmer BA, Lin HT. Bone-free: soft mechanics for adaptive locomotion. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54: 1122-35. PMID 24944114 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icu076  1
2014 van Griethuijsen LI, Trimmer BA. Locomotion in caterpillars. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 89: 656-70. PMID 24405585 DOI: 10.1111/brv.12073  1
2014 Rieffel J, Knox D, Smith S, Trimmer B. Growing and evolving soft robots. Artificial Life. 20: 143-62. PMID 23373976 DOI: 10.1162/ARTL_a_00101  1
2014 Umedachi T, Trimmer BA. Design of a 3D-printed soft robot with posture and steering control Proceedings - Ieee International Conference On Robotics and Automation. 2874-2879. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2014.6907272  1
2013 Kim S, Laschi C, Trimmer B. Soft robotics: a bioinspired evolution in robotics. Trends in Biotechnology. 31: 287-94. PMID 23582470 DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2013.03.002  1
2013 van Griethuijsen LI, Banks KM, Trimmer BA. Spatial accuracy of a rapid defense behavior in caterpillars. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 379-87. PMID 23325858 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.070896  1
2013 Umedachi T, Vikas V, Trimmer BA. Highly deformable 3-D printed soft robot generating inching and crawling locomotions with variable friction legs Ieee International Conference On Intelligent Robots and Systems. 4590-4595. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6697016  1
2013 Trimmer B. Soft robots Current Biology. 23: R639-R641. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.070  1
2012 Lin HT, Trimmer BA. A new bi-axial cantilever beam design for biomechanics force measurements. Journal of Biomechanics. 45: 2310-4. PMID 22776687 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.06.005  1
2012 Baryshyan AL, Woods W, Trimmer BA, Kaplan DL. Isolation and maintenance-free culture of contractile myotubes from Manduca sexta embryos. Plos One. 7: e31598. PMID 22355379 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031598  1
2012 Trimmer BA, Lin HT, Baryshyan A, Leisk GG, Kaplan DL. Towards a biomorphic soft robot: Design constraints and solutions Proceedings of the Ieee Ras and Embs International Conference On Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. 599-605. DOI: 10.1109/BioRob.2012.6290698  1
2012 Paetsch C, Trimmer BA, Dorfmann A. A constitutive model for activepassive transition of muscle fibers International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 47: 377-387. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2011.09.024  1
2011 Lin HT, Leisk GG, Trimmer B. GoQBot: a caterpillar-inspired soft-bodied rolling robot. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 6: 026007. PMID 21521905 DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/6/2/026007  1
2011 Lin HT, Slate DJ, Paetsch CR, Dorfmann AL, Trimmer BA. Scaling of caterpillar body properties and its biomechanical implications for the use of a hydrostatic skeleton. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 1194-204. PMID 21389205 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.051029  1
2011 Metallo C, White RD, Trimmer BA. Flexible parylene-based microelectrode arrays for high resolution EMG recordings in freely moving small animals. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 195: 176-84. PMID 21167202 DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2010.12.005  1
2011 Saunders F, Trimmer BA, Rife J. Modeling locomotion of a soft-bodied arthropod using inverse dynamics. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 6: 016001. PMID 21160115 DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/6/1/016001  1
2010 Gil ES, Park SH, Tien LW, Trimmer B, Hudson SM, Kaplan DL. Mechanically robust, rapidly actuating, and biologically functionalized macroporous poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)/silk hybrid hydrogels Langmuir. 26: 15614-15624. PMID 20804220 DOI: 10.1021/la102509a  1
2010 Simon MA, Woods WA, Serebrenik YV, Simon SM, van Griethuijsen LI, Socha JJ, Lee WK, Trimmer BA. Visceral-locomotory pistoning in crawling caterpillars. Current Biology : Cb. 20: 1458-63. PMID 20655223 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.06.059  1
2010 Simon MA, Fusillo SJ, Colman K, Trimmer BA. Motor patterns associated with crawling in a soft-bodied arthropod. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 2303-9. PMID 20543129 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.039206  1
2010 van Griethuijsen LI, Trimmer BA. Caterpillar crawling over irregular terrain: anticipation and local sensing. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 196: 397-406. PMID 20414659 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-010-0525-5  1
2010 Lin HT, Trimmer BA. The substrate as a skeleton: ground reaction forces from a soft-bodied legged animal. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 1133-42. PMID 20228350 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.037796  1
2009 van Griethuijsen LI, Trimmer BA. Kinematics of horizontal and vertical caterpillar crawling. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 1455-62. PMID 19411539 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.025783  1
2009 Simon MA, Trimmer BA. Movement encoding by a stretch receptor in the soft-bodied caterpillar, Manduca sexta. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 1021-31. PMID 19282499 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.023507  1
2009 Lin HT, Dorfmann AL, Trimmer BA. Soft-cuticle biomechanics: a constitutive model of anisotropy for caterpillar integument. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 256: 447-57. PMID 19014955 DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2008.10.018  1
2008 Morokuma J, Blackiston D, Adams DS, Seebohm G, Trimmer B, Levin M. Modulation of potassium channel function confers a hyperproliferative invasive phenotype on embryonic stem cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 16608-13. PMID 18931301 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0808328105  1
2008 Woods WA, Fusillo SJ, Trimmer BA. Dynamic properties of a locomotory muscle of the tobacco hornworm Manduca sexta during strain cycling and simulated natural crawling. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 211: 873-82. PMID 18310113 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.006031  1
2008 Dorfmann AL, Woods WA, Trimmer BA. Muscle performance in a soft-bodied terrestrial crawler: constitutive modelling of strain-rate dependency. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 5: 349-62. PMID 17609178 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2007.1076  1
2008 Trimmer BA. New challenges in biorobotics: Incorporating soft tissue into control systems Applied Bionics and Biomechanics. 5: 119-126. DOI: 10.1080/11762320802617255  1
2008 Rieffel J, Trimmer B, Lipson H. Mechanism as mind: What tensegrities and caterpillars can teach us about soft robotics Artificial Life Xi: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference On the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Alife 2008. 506-512.  1
2007 Trimmer B, Issberner J. Kinematics of soft-bodied, legged locomotion in Manduca sexta larvae. The Biological Bulletin. 212: 130-42. PMID 17438205  1
2007 Dorfmann A, Trimmer BA, Woods WA. A constitutive model for muscle properties in a soft-bodied arthropod. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 4: 257-69. PMID 17251157 DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2006.0163  1
2007 Zayas RM, Trimmer BA. Characterization of NO/cGMP-mediated responses in identified motoneurons. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. 27: 191-209. PMID 16786430 DOI: 10.1007/s10571-006-9091-3  1
2005 Vermehren A, Trimmer BA. Expression and function of two nicotinic subunits in insect neurons. Journal of Neurobiology. 62: 289-98. PMID 15514999 DOI: 10.1002/neu.20088  1
2004 Aprille JR, Lagace CJ, Modica-Napolitano J, Trimmer BA. Role of nitric oxide and mitochondria in control of firefly flash. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 44: 213-9. PMID 21676698 DOI: 10.1093/icb/44.3.213  1
2004 Trimmer BA, Aprille J, Modica-Napolitano J. Nitric oxide signalling: insect brains and photocytes. Biochemical Society Symposium. 65-83. PMID 15777013  1
2004 Mezoff S, Papastathis N, Takesian A, Trimmer BA. The biomechanical and neural control of hydrostatic limb movements in Manduca sexta. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 3043-53. PMID 15277559 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01136  1
2004 Qazi S, Beltukov A, Trimmer BA. Simulation modeling of ligand receptor interactions at non-equilibrium conditions: processing of noisy inputs by ionotropic receptors. Mathematical Biosciences. 187: 93-110. PMID 14609637 DOI: 10.1016/j.mbs.2003.01.001  1
2003 Fickbohm D, Trimmer BA. Antisense inhibition of neuronal nicotinic receptors in the tobacco-feeding insect, Manduca sexta. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 53: 172-85. PMID 12886515 DOI: 10.1002/arch.10100  1
2002 Zayas RM, Qazi S, Morton DB, Trimmer BA. Nicotinic-acetylcholine receptors are functionally coupled to the nitric oxide/cGMP-pathway in insect neurons. Journal of Neurochemistry. 83: 421-31. PMID 12423252 DOI: 10.1046/j.1471-4159.2002.01147.x  1
2002 Issberner JP, Schauer CL, Trimmer BA, Walt DR. Combined imaging and chemical sensing of L-glutamate release from the foregut plexus of the lepidopteran, Manduca sexta. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 120: 1-10. PMID 12351201 DOI: 10.1016/S0165-0270(02)00165-6  1
2001 Vermehren A, Qazi S, Trimmer BA. The nicotinic alpha subunit MARA1 is necessary for cholinergic evoked calcium transients in Manduca neurons. Neuroscience Letters. 313: 113-6. PMID 11682140 DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3940(01)02228-5  1
2001 Trimmer BA, Aprille JR, Dudzinski DM, Lagace CJ, Lewis SM, Michel T, Qazi S, Zayas RM. Nitric oxide and the control of firefly flashing. Science (New York, N.Y.). 292: 2486-8. PMID 11431567 DOI: 10.1126/science.1059833  1
2000 Belanger JH, Bender KJ, Trimmer BA. Context dependency of a limb withdrawal reflex in the caterpillar Manduca sexta. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 186: 1041-8. PMID 11195280  1
2000 Belanger JH, Trimmer BA. Combined kinematic and electromyographic analyses of proleg function during crawling by the caterpillar Manduca sexta. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 186: 1031-9. PMID 11195279 DOI: 10.1007/s003590000160  1
2000 Zayas RM, Qazi S, Morton DB, Trimmer BA. Neurons involved in nitric oxide-mediated cGMP signaling in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 419: 422-38. PMID 10742713 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-9861(20000417)419:4<422::AID-CNE2>3.0.CO;2-S  1
1999 Qazi S, Trimmer BA. The role of nitric oxide in motoneuron spike activity and muscarinic-evoked changes in cGMP in the CNS of larval Manduca sexta. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 185: 539-50. PMID 10633555 DOI: 10.1007/s003590050414  1
1999 Qazi S, Trimmer BA. The role of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate 5-phosphatase in inositol signaling in the CNS of larval Manduca sexta. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 29: 161-75. PMID 10196739 DOI: 10.1016/S0965-1748(98)00120-9  1
1997 Weeks JC, Jacobs GA, Pierce JT, Sandstrom DJ, Streichert LC, Trimmer BA, Wiel DE, Wood ER. Neural mechanisms of behavioral plasticity: metamorphosis and learning in Manduca sexta. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 50: 69-80. PMID 9217994  1
1996 Qazi S, Proulx D, Trimmer BA. Characterization of muscarinic binding sites in the central nervous system of larval Manduca sexta. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 26: 721-32. PMID 8995794 DOI: 10.1016/S0965-1748(96)00042-2  1
1996 Trimmer BA, Qazi S. Modulation of second messengers in the nervous system of larval Manduca sexta by muscarinic receptors. Journal of Neurochemistry. 66: 1903-13. PMID 8780017  1
1995 Trimmer BA. Current excitement from insect muscarinic receptors. Trends in Neurosciences. 18: 104-11. PMID 7537401 DOI: 10.1016/0166-2236(95)80032-W  1
1994 Trimmer BA. Characterization of a muscarinic current that regulates excitability of an identified insect motoneuron. Journal of Neurophysiology. 72: 1862-73. PMID 7529822  1
1993 Schneider H, Trimmer BA, Rapus J, Eckert M, Valentine DE, Kravitz EA. Mapping of octopamine-immunoreactive neurons in the central nervous system of the lobster. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 329: 129-42. PMID 8454723 DOI: 10.1002/cne.903290109  1
1993 Trimmer BA, Weeks JC. Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors modulate the excitability of an identified insect motoneuron. Journal of Neurophysiology. 69: 1821-36. PMID 7688797  1
1991 Trimmer BA, Weeks JC. Activity-dependent induction of facilitation, depression, and post-tetanic potentiation at an insect central synapse. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 168: 27-43. PMID 2033567 DOI: 10.1007/BF00217101  1
1987 Marder E, Calabrese RL, Nusbaum MP, Trimmer B. Distribution and partial characterization of FMRFamide-like peptides in the stomatogastric nervous systems of the rock crab, Cancer borealis, and the spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 259: 150-63. PMID 3584554 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902590111  1
1987 Leblanc GG, Trimmer BA, Landis SC. Neuropeptide Y-like immunoreactivity in rat cranial parasympathetic neurons: coexistence with vasoactive intestinal peptide and choline acetyltransferase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 84: 3511-5. PMID 3554241  1
1987 Trimmer BA, Kobierski LA, Kravitz EA. Purification and characterization of FMRFamidelike immunoreactive substances from the lobster nervous system: isolation and sequence analysis of two closely related peptides. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 266: 16-26. PMID 3429714 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902660103  1
1987 Kobierski LA, Beltz BS, Trimmer BA, Kravitz EA. FMRFamidelike peptides of Homarus americanus: distribution, immunocytochemical mapping, and ultrastructural localization in terminal varicosities. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 266: 1-15. PMID 3323267 DOI: 10.1002/cne.902660102  1
1985 Trimmer BA, Berridge MJ. Inositol phosphates in the insect nervous system Insect Biochemistry. 15: 811-815. DOI: 10.1016/0020-1790(85)90110-6  1
1985 Trimmer BA. The inactivation of exogenous serotonin in the blowfly, Calliphora Insect Biochemistry. 15: 435-442. DOI: 10.1016/0020-1790(85)90055-1  1
1985 Trimmer BA. Serotonin and the control of salivation in the blowfly Calliphora Journal of Experimental Biology. 307-328.  1
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