Maurice J. Chacron, Ph.D. - Publications

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McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada 

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2019 Lin TF, Mohammadi M, Fathalla AM, Pul D, Lüthi D, Romano F, Straumann D, Cullen KE, Chacron MJ, Huang MY. Negative optokinetic afternystagmus in larval zebrafish demonstrates set-point adaptation. Scientific Reports. 9: 19039. PMID 31836778 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-55457-4  0.8
2019 Huang CG, Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Descending pathways mediate adaptive optimized coding of natural stimuli in weakly electric fish. Science Advances. 5: eaax2211. PMID 31693006 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax2211  0.88
2019 Hofmann V, Chacron MJ. Novel Functions of Feedback in Electrosensory Processing. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 13: 52. PMID 31572137 DOI: 10.3389/fnint.2019.00052  0.32
2019 Jamali M, Carriot J, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. Coding strategies in the otolith system differ for translational head motion vs static orientation relative to gravity. Elife. 8. PMID 31199243 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.45573  0.8
2018 Hofmann V, Chacron MJ. Active Sensing: Constancy Requires Change. Current Biology : Cb. 28: R1391-R1394. PMID 30562531 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.10.060  0.32
2018 Mitchell DE, Kwan A, Carriot J, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. Neuronal variability and tuning are balanced to optimize naturalistic self-motion coding in primate vestibular pathways. Elife. 7. PMID 30561328 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.43019  0.8
2018 Hofmann V, Chacron MJ. Population Coding and Correlated Variability in Electrosensory Pathways. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 12: 56. PMID 30542271 DOI: 10.3389/fnint.2018.00056  0.32
2018 Huang CG, Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Feedback optimizes neural coding and perception of natural stimuli. Elife. 7. PMID 30289387 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.38935  0.88
2018 Thomas RA, Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Weakly electric fish distinguish between envelope stimuli arising from different behavioral contexts. The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 29954835 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.178244  0.88
2018 Metzen MG, Huang CG, Chacron MJ. Descending pathways generate perception of and neural responses to weak sensory input. Plos Biology. 16: e2005239. PMID 29939982 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2005239  0.88
2017 Hofmann V, Chacron MJ. Differential receptive field organizations give rise to nearly identical neural correlations across three parallel sensory maps in weakly electric fish. Plos Computational Biology. 13: e1005716. PMID 28863136 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005716  0.32
2017 Carriot J, Jamali M, Cullen KE, Chacron MJ. Envelope statistics of self-motion signals experienced by human subjects during everyday activities: Implications for vestibular processing. Plos One. 12: e0178664. PMID 28575032 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178664  0.8
2017 Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Stimulus background influences phase invariant coding by correlated neural activity. Elife. 6. PMID 28315519 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.24482  0.88
2017 Huang CG, Chacron MJ. SK channel subtypes enable parallel optimized coding of behaviorally relevant stimulus attributes: a review. Channels (Austin, Tex.). 0. PMID 28277938 DOI: 10.1080/19336950.2017.1299835  0.88
2017 Carriot J, Jamali M, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. The statistics of the vestibular input experienced during natural self-motion differ between rodents and primates. The Journal of Physiology. PMID 28083981 DOI: 10.1113/JP273734  0.8
2016 Jamali M, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. Self-motion evokes precise spike timing in the primate vestibular system. Nature Communications. 7: 13229. PMID 27786265 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13229  0.8
2016 Martinez D, Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Electrosensory processing in Apteronotus albifrons: implications for general and specific neural coding strategies across wave-type weakly electric fish species. Journal of Neurophysiology. jn.00594.2016. PMID 27683890 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00594.2016  0.88
2016 Huang CG, Chacron MJ. Optimized Parallel Coding of Second-Order Stimulus Features by Heterogeneous Neural Populations. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 36: 9859-72. PMID 27656024 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1433-16.2016  0.88
2016 Metzen MG, Krahe R, Chacron MJ. Burst Firing in the Electrosensory System of Gymnotiform Weakly Electric Fish: Mechanisms and Functional Roles. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 10: 81. PMID 27531978 DOI: 10.3389/fncom.2016.00081  1
2016 Metzen MG, Hofmann V, Chacron MJ. Neural correlations enable invariant coding and perception of natural stimuli in weakly electric fish. Elife. 5. PMID 27128376 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.12993  0.88
2016 Huang CG, Zhang ZD, Chacron MJ. Temporal decorrelation by SK channels enables efficient neural coding and perception of natural stimuli. Nature Communications. 7: 11353. PMID 27088670 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11353  0.88
2015 Aumentado-Armstrong T, Metzen MG, Sproule MK, Chacron MJ. Electrosensory Midbrain Neurons Display Feature Invariant Responses to Natural Communication Stimuli. Plos Computational Biology. 11: e1004430. PMID 26474395 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004430  1
2015 Mathews MA, Murray A, Wijesinghe R, Cullen K, Tung VW, Camp AJ. Efferent Vestibular Neurons Show Homogenous Discharge Output But Heterogeneous Synaptic Input Profile In Vitro. Plos One. 10: e0139548. PMID 26422206 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139548  1
2015 Sproule MK, Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Parallel sparse and dense information coding streams in the electrosensory midbrain. Neuroscience Letters. 607: 1-6. PMID 26375927 DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.09.014  1
2015 Metzen MG, Ávila-Åkerberg O, Chacron MJ. Coding stimulus amplitude by correlated neural activity. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 91: 042717. PMID 25974537 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.042717  1
2015 Schneider AD, Jamali M, Carriot J, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. The increased sensitivity of irregular peripheral canal and otolith vestibular afferents optimizes their encoding of natural stimuli. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 35: 5522-36. PMID 25855169 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3841-14.2015  1
2015 Metzen MG, Jamali M, Carriot J, Ávila-?kerberg O, Cullen KE, Chacron MJ. Coding of envelopes by correlated but not single-neuron activity requires neural variability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 4791-6. PMID 25825717 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1418224112  1
2015 Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Neural heterogeneities determine response characteristics to second-, but not first-order stimulus features. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 35: 3124-38. PMID 25698748 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3946-14.2015  1
2015 Simmonds B, Chacron MJ. Activation of parallel fiber feedback by spatially diffuse stimuli reduces signal and noise correlations via independent mechanisms in a cerebellum-like structure. Plos Computational Biology. 11: e1004034. PMID 25569283 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004034  1
2014 Carriot J, Jamali M, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. Statistics of the vestibular input experienced during natural self-motion: implications for neural processing. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 34: 8347-57. PMID 24920638 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0692-14.2014  1
2014 Larson EA, Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Serotonin modulates electrosensory processing and behavior via 5-HT2-like receptors. Neuroscience. 271: 108-18. PMID 24780766 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.04.033  1
2014 Metzen MG, Chacron MJ. Weakly electric fish display behavioral responses to envelopes naturally occurring during movement: implications for neural processing. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 1381-91. PMID 24363423 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.098574  1
2013 Deemyad T, Metzen MG, Pan Y, Chacron MJ. Serotonin selectively enhances perception and sensory neural responses to stimuli generated by same-sex conspecifics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 19609-14. PMID 24218585 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1314008110  1
2013 Jamali M, Carriot J, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. Strong correlations between sensitivity and variability give rise to constant discrimination thresholds across the otolith afferent population. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 33: 11302-13. PMID 23825433 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0459-13.2013  1
2013 Márquez BT, Krahe R, Chacron MJ. Neuromodulation of early electrosensory processing in gymnotiform weakly electric fish. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 2442-50. PMID 23761469 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.082370  1
2013 Stamper SA, Fortune ES, Chacron MJ. Perception and coding of envelopes in weakly electric fishes. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 2393-402. PMID 23761464 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.082321  1
2012 Litwin-Kumar A, Chacron MJ, Doiron B. The spatial structure of stimuli shapes the timescale of correlations in population spiking activity. Plos Computational Biology. 8: e1002667. PMID 23028274 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002667  1
2012 Massot C, Schneider AD, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. The vestibular system implements a linear-nonlinear transformation in order to encode self-motion. Plos Biology. 10: e1001365. PMID 22911113 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001365  1
2012 Khosravi-Hashemi N, Chacron MJ. Bursts and isolated spikes code for opposite movement directions in midbrain electrosensory neurons. Plos One. 7: e40339. PMID 22768279 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040339  1
2012 Deemyad T, Kroeger J, Chacron MJ. Sub- and suprathreshold adaptation currents have opposite effects on frequency tuning. The Journal of Physiology. 590: 4839-58. PMID 22733663 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.234401  1
2012 McGillivray P, Vonderschen K, Fortune ES, Chacron MJ. Parallel coding of first- and second-order stimulus attributes by midbrain electrosensory neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 32: 5510-24. PMID 22514313 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0478-12.2012  1
2011 Vonderschen K, Chacron MJ. Sparse and dense coding of natural stimuli by distinct midbrain neuron subpopulations in weakly electric fish. Journal of Neurophysiology. 106: 3102-18. PMID 21940609 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00588.2011  1
2011 Schneider AD, Cullen KE, Chacron MJ. In vivo conditions induce faithful encoding of stimuli by reducing nonlinear synchronization in vestibular sensory neurons. Plos Computational Biology. 7: e1002120. PMID 21814508 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002120  1
2011 Khosravi-Hashemi N, Fortune ES, Chacron MJ. Coding movement direction by burst firing in electrosensory neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology. 106: 1954-68. PMID 21775723 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00116.2011  1
2011 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, Maler L. Efficient computation via sparse coding in electrosensory neural networks. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 21: 752-60. PMID 21683574 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2011.05.016  1
2011 Avila-Akerberg O, Chacron MJ. Erratum to: Nonrenewal spike train statistics: causes and functional consequences on neural coding. Experimental Brain Research. 210: 373-5. PMID 21451983 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-011-2639-6  0.56
2011 Massot C, Chacron MJ, Cullen KE. Information transmission and detection thresholds in the vestibular nuclei: single neurons vs. population encoding. Journal of Neurophysiology. 105: 1798-814. PMID 21307329 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00910.2010  1
2011 Akerberg OA, Chacron MJ. In vivo conditions influence the coding of stimulus features by bursts of action potentials. Journal of Computational Neuroscience. 31: 369-83. PMID 21271354 DOI: 10.1007/s10827-011-0313-4  1
2011 Avila-Akerberg O, Chacron MJ. Nonrenewal spike train statistics: causes and functional consequences on neural coding. Experimental Brain Research. 210: 353-71. PMID 21267548 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-011-2553-y  1
2011 Deemyad T, Maler L, Chacron MJ. Inhibition of SK and M channel-mediated currents by 5-HT enables parallel processing by bursts and isolated spikes. Journal of Neurophysiology. 105: 1276-94. PMID 21209357 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00792.2010  1
2011 Savard M, Krahe R, Chacron MJ. Neural heterogeneities influence envelope and temporal coding at the sensory periphery. Neuroscience. 172: 270-84. PMID 21035523 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.10.061  1
2011 Fortune ES, Chacron MJ. Detection and generation of electric signals | Physiology of Tuberous Electrosensory Systems Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology. 1: 366-374. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-374553-8.00133-7  1
2010 Chacron MJ, Fortune ES. Subthreshold membrane conductances enhance directional selectivity in vertebrate sensory neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology. 104: 449-62. PMID 20445028 DOI: 10.1152/jn.01113.2009  1
2010 Avila-Akerberg O, Krahe R, Chacron MJ. Neural heterogeneities and stimulus properties affect burst coding in vivo. Neuroscience. 168: 300-13. PMID 20298764 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.03.012  1
2010 Ávila Åkerberg O, Chacron MJ. Noise shaping in neural populations with global delayed feedback Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena. 5: 100-124. DOI: 10.1051/mmnp/20105204  1
2009 Hitschfeld EM, Stamper SA, Vonderschen K, Fortune ES, Chacron MJ. Effects of restraint and immobilization on electrosensory behaviors of weakly electric fish. Ilar Journal / National Research Council, Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources. 50: 361-72. PMID 19949252  1
2009 Chacron MJ, Toporikova N, Fortune ES. Differences in the time course of short-term depression across receptive fields are correlated with directional selectivity in electrosensory neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology. 102: 3270-9. PMID 19793877 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00645.2009  1
2009 Fortune ES, Chacron MJ. From molecules to behavior: organismal-level regulation of ion channel trafficking. Plos Biology. 7: e1000211. PMID 19787034 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000211  1
2009 Toporikova N, Chacron MJ. SK channels gate information processing in vivo by regulating an intrinsic bursting mechanism seen in vitro. Journal of Neurophysiology. 102: 2273-87. PMID 19675292 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00282.2009  1
2008 Mehaffey WH, Ellis LD, Krahe R, Dunn RJ, Chacron MJ. Ionic and neuromodulatory regulation of burst discharge controls frequency tuning. Journal of Physiology, Paris. 102: 195-208. PMID 18992813 DOI: 10.1016/j.jphysparis.2008.10.019  1
2008 Krahe R, Bastian J, Chacron MJ. Temporal processing across multiple topographic maps in the electrosensory system. Journal of Neurophysiology. 100: 852-67. PMID 18509073 DOI: 10.1152/jn.90300.2008  1
2008 Chacron MJ, Bastian J. Population coding by electrosensory neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology. 99: 1825-35. PMID 18256161 DOI: 10.1152/jn.01266.2007  1
2007 Ellis LD, Krahe R, Bourque CW, Dunn RJ, Chacron MJ. Muscarinic receptors control frequency tuning through the downregulation of an A-type potassium current. Journal of Neurophysiology. 98: 1526-37. PMID 17615127 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00564.2007  1
2007 Chacron MJ, Lindner B, Longtin A. Threshold fatigue and information transfer. Journal of Computational Neuroscience. 23: 301-11. PMID 17436067 DOI: 10.1007/s10827-007-0033-y  1
2007 Sadeghi SG, Chacron MJ, Taylor MC, Cullen KE. Neural variability, detection thresholds, and information transmission in the vestibular system. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 27: 771-81. PMID 17251416 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4690-06.2007  1
2006 Chacron MJ. Nonlinear information processing in a model sensory system. Journal of Neurophysiology. 95: 2933-46. PMID 16495358 DOI: 10.1152/jn.01296.2005  1
2005 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, Maler L. Delayed excitatory and inhibitory feedback shape neural information transmission. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 72: 051917. PMID 16383655 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.051917  1
2005 Lindner B, Chacron MJ, Longtin A. Integrate-and-fire neurons with threshold noise: a tractable model of how interspike interval correlations affect neuronal signal transmission. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 72: 021911. PMID 16196608 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.021911  1
2005 Chacron MJ, Maler L, Bastian J. Feedback and feedforward control of frequency tuning to naturalistic stimuli. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 25: 5521-32. PMID 15944380 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0445-05.2005  1
2005 Chacron MJ, Maler L, Bastian J. Electroreceptor neuron dynamics shape information transmission. Nature Neuroscience. 8: 673-8. PMID 15806098 DOI: 10.1038/nn1433  1
2005 Chacron MJ, Lindner B, Maler L, Longtin A, Bastian J. Experimental and theoretical demonstration of noise shaping by interspike interval correlations Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 5841: 150-163. DOI: 10.1117/12.610938  1
2004 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, Maler L. To burst or not to burst? Journal of Computational Neuroscience. 17: 127-36. PMID 15306735 DOI: 10.1023/B:JCNS.0000037677.58916.6b  1
2004 Oswald AM, Chacron MJ, Doiron B, Bastian J, Maler L. Parallel processing of sensory input by bursts and isolated spikes. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 4351-62. PMID 15128849 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0459-04.2004  1
2004 Bastian J, Chacron MJ, Maler L. Plastic and nonplastic pyramidal cells perform unique roles in a network capable of adaptive redundancy reduction. Neuron. 41: 767-79. PMID 15003176 DOI: 10.1016/S0896-6273(04)00071-6  1
2004 Chacron MJ, Lindner B, Longtin A. Noise shaping by interval correlations increases information transfer. Physical Review Letters. 92: 080601. PMID 14995762  1
2004 Chacron MJ, Lindner B, Longtin A. ISI correlations and information transfer Fluctuation and Noise Letters. 4: L195-L205. DOI: 10.1142/S0219477504001793  1
2004 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, Pakdaman K. Chaotic firing in the sinusoidally forced leaky integrate-and-fire model with threshold fatigue Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 192: 138-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.physd.2003.12.009  1
2003 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, Maler L. The effects of spontaneous activity, background noise, and the stimulus ensemble on information transfer in neurons. Network (Bristol, England). 14: 803-24. PMID 14653504 DOI: 10.1088/0954-898X/14/4/010  1
2003 Middleton JW, Chacron MJ, Lindner B, Longtin A. Firing statistics of a neuron model driven by long-range correlated noise. Physical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 68: 021920. PMID 14525019  1
2003 Chacron MJ, Doiron B, Maler L, Longtin A, Bastian J. Non-classical receptive field mediates switch in a sensory neuron's frequency tuning. Nature. 423: 77-81. PMID 12721628 DOI: 10.1038/nature01590  1
2003 Chacron MJ, Pakdaman K, Longtin A. Interspike interval correlations, memory, adaptation, and refractoriness in a leaky integrate-and-fire model with threshold fatigue. Neural Computation. 15: 253-78. PMID 12590807 DOI: 10.1162/089976603762552915  1
2003 Doiron B, Chacron MJ, Maler L, Longtin A, Bastian J. Inhibitory feedback required for network oscillatory responses to communication but not prey stimuli. Nature. 421: 539-43. PMID 12556894 DOI: 10.1038/nature01360  1
2002 Bastian J, Chacron MJ, Maler L. Receptive field organization determines pyramidal cell stimulus-encoding capability and spatial stimulus selectivity. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 22: 4577-90. PMID 12040065  1
2001 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, Maler L. Negative interspike interval correlations increase the neuronal capacity for encoding time-dependent stimuli. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 21: 5328-43. PMID 11438609  1
2001 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, Maler L. Simple models of bursting and non-bursting P-type electroreceptors Neurocomputing. 38: 129-139. DOI: 10.1016/S0925-2312(01)00549-5  1
2000 Chacron MJ, Longtin A, St-Hilaire M, Maler L. Suprathreshold stochastic firing dynamics with memory in P-type electroreceptors. Physical Review Letters. 85: 1576-9. PMID 10970558 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.85.1576  1
1999 Chacron M, L'Heureux I. A new model of periodic precipitation incorporating nucleation, growth and ripening Physics Letters, Section a: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics. 263: 70-77.  1
1997 Chacron MJ, Slater GW. Particle trapping and self-focusing in temporally asymmetric ratchets with strong field gradients Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics. 56: 3446-3450.  1
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