Research Papers

For a complete list of Dr. Krubitzer’s publications, see her Curriculum Vitae.

Cooke DF, Baldwin M, Padberg J, Cerkevich CM, Kaas JH and Krubitzer L (2015) Corticocortical connection of Brodmann’s area 5 support the existence of functionally distinct medial and lateral subdivisions. Submitted.

Ramamurthy DL, Krubitzer LA (2016). The evolution of whisker-mediated somatosensation in mammals: sensory processing in barrelless S1 cortex of a marsupial, Monodelphis domestica. J Comp Neurol. 524(17): 3587-3613. PMID: 27098555.

Baldwin MK, Cooke DF, Krubitzer L (2016) Intracortical Microstimulation Maps of Motor, Somatosensory, and Posterior Parietal Cortex in Tree Shrews (Tupaia belangeri) Reveal Complex Movement Representations. Cereb Cortex. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 26759478.

Seelke AM, Perkeybile A, Bales K, Krubitzer L (2016) Individual differences in cortical connections of somatosensory cortex are associated with parental rearing style in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). J Comp Neurol. 524(3):564-77. PMID: 26101098

Chong SP, Merkle CW, Cooke DF, Zhang T, Radhakrishnan H, Krubitzer L, and Srinivasan VJ (2015). Noninvasive, in vivo imaging of subcortical mouse brain regions with 1.7um Optical Coherence Tomography. Opt Lett. 40(21): 4911-4914. PMID: 26512481.

Cooke DF, Stepniewska I, Miller DJ, Kaas JH, Krubitzer L (2015) Reversible deactivation of motor cortex reveals functional connectivity with posterior parietal cortex in prosimian galago (Otolemur garnetti)J. Neuroscience. 35(42):14406-22. PMID: 26490876.

Dooley JC, Franca JG, Seelke AMH, Cooke DF and Krubitzer LA (2015) Evolution of mammalian sensorimotor cortex: thalamic projections to parietal cortical areas in Monodelphis domesticaFront Neuroanat. 8:163. PMCID: PMC4286717.

Cooke DF, Goldring AB, Baldwin MKL, Recanzone GH, Chen A, Pan T, Simon SI, and Krubitzer L (2014) Reversible deactivation of higher order posterior parietal areas I: Alternations of receptive field characteristics in early stages of neocortical processing.  J Neurophysiol. 112: 2529-2544. PMCID: PMC4233270.

Goldring AB, Cooke DF, Baldwin MKL, Recanzone GH, Gordon AG, Pan T, Simon SI, and Krubitzer L (2014) Reversible deactivation of higher order posterior parietal areas II: Alterations in response properties of neurons in areas 1 and 2J Neurophsiol. 112: 2545-2560. PMCID: PMC4233279.

Seelke AMH, Dooley JC, and Krubitzer LA (2014) Photic preferences of the short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica).Neuroscience. 269:273-280. PMCID: PMC4020983

Seelke AM, Dooley JC, and Krubitzer L (2014) The cellular composition of the marsupial neocortexJ Comp Neurol. 522:2286-2298. PMCID: PMC4090354

Dooley JC, Franca JG, Seelke AM, Cooke DF, Krubitzer LA (2013) A Connection to the Past: Monodelphis domestica Provides Insight Into the Organization and Connectivity of the Brains of Early Mammals. J Comp Neurol; 521:3877-3897. PMCID: PMC3959876

Seelke AM, Dooley JC, and Krubitzer LA (2013) Differential changes in the cellular composition of the developing marsupial brainJ Comp Neurol. 521:2602-2620. PMCID: PMC3934569

Dooley JC, Nguyen HM, Seelke AM, and Krubitzer L (2012) Visual acuity in the short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica).Neuroscience. 223:124-130. PMCID: PMC3708803

Seekle AM, Dooley JC, and Krubitzer LA (2012) The emergence of somatotopic maps of the body in S1 in rats: the correspondence between functional and anatomical representation. PLoS One; 7(2): e32322. PMCID: PMC3290658

Cooke DF, Goldring AB, Yamayoshi I, Tsourkas P, Recanozone GH, Tiriac A, Pan T, Simon SI, and Krubitzer, L (2012). Fabrication of an inexpensive, implantable cooling device for reversible brain deactivation in animals ranging from rodents to primates. J Neurophysiol. 107:3543-3548. PMCID: PMC3378414

Seelke AM, Padberg JJ, Disbrow E, Purnell SM, Recanzone G, and Krubitzer L (2012) Topographic maps within Brodmann’s area 5 of macaque monkeysCereb Cortex 22:1834-1850. PMCID: PMC3388892

Campi KL, Collins CE, Todd WD, Kaas J, and Krubitzer L (2011) Comparison of Area 17 cellular composition in laboratory and wild-caught rats including diurnal and nocturnal species.Brain, Behav Evol. 77:116-130. PMCID: PMC3094678

Cooke DF, Padberg J, Zahner T, and Krubitzer L (2012) The functional organization and cortical connections of motor cortex in squirrels.Cereb Cortex. 22:1959-1978. PMCID: PMC3412438

Wang WZ, Oeschger FM, Montiel JF, Garcia-Moreno F, Hoerder-Suabedissen A, Krubitzer L, Ek CJ, Saunders NR, Reim K, Villalon A, and Molnar Z (2011) Comparative aspects of subplate zone studied with gene expression in sauropsids and mammalsCereb Cortex. 21:2187-2203. PMID: 21368089

Evans KD, Hewett TA, Clayton CJ, Krubitzer LA, and Griffey SM. (2010) Normal Organ Weights, Serum Chemistry, Hematology, and Cecal and Nasopharyngeal Bacterial Cultures in the Gray Short-Tailed Opossum (Monodelphis domestica)J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 49:401-6. PMCID: PMC2919177

Padberg J, Recanzone G, Engle J, Cooke D, Goldring A, and Krubitzer, L (2010) Lesions in posterior parietal area 5 result in rapid behavioral and cortical plasticityJ Neurosci. 30:12918-12935. PMCID: PMC3432266

Campi KL and Krubitzer L (2010) Comparative studies of diurnal and nocturnal rodents: differences in lifestyle result in alterations in cortical field size and numberJ Comp Neurol. 518:4491-4512. PMCID: PMC3432265

Zumer JM, Nagarajan SS, Krubitzer LA, Zhu Z, Turner RS, and Disbrow EA (2010) MEG in the macaque monkey and human: distinguishing cortical fields in space and timeBrain Res. 1345:110-124. PMCID: PMC2899153

Cheung AF, Kondo S, Abdel-Mannan O, Chodroff RA, Sirey TM, Bluy LE, Webber N, Karlen SJ, Krubitzer L, Stolp HB, Saunders NR, and Molnar Z (2010) The subventricular zone is the developmental milestone of a 6-layered neocortex: Comparisons in methatherian and eutherian mammalsCereb Cortex 20:1071-1081. PMID: 19726493

Campi KL, Bales KL, Grunewald R, and Krubitzer, L (2010) Connections of Auditory Cortex in the Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster): Evidence for multisensory processing in primary sensory areasCereb Cortex 20:89-108. PMCID: PMC2792189

Larsen DD, Luu JD, Burns ME, and Krubitzer L (2009) What are the effects of severe visual impairment on the cortical organization and connectivity of primary visual cortex? Front Neuroanat. 3:30. PMCID: PMC2802552

Hinkley LB, Krubitzer LA, Padberg J, and Disbrow EA (2009) Visual-manual exploration and posterior parietal cortex in humansJ Neurophysiol 102:3433-3446. PMCID: PMC2804435

Padberg J, Cerkevich C, Engle J, Rajan AT, Recanzone G, Kaas J, and Krubitzer L (2009) Thalamocortical connections of parietal somatosensory cortical fields in macaque monkeys are highly divergent and convergentCereb Cortex 19:2038-2064. PMCID: PMC2722424

Zhu Z, Zumer JM, Lowenthal ME, Padberg J, Recanzone GH, Krubitzer LA, Nagarajan SS, and Disbrow EA (2009) The relationship between magnetic and electrophysiological signals responses to complex tactile stimuliBMC Neurosci. 10:4. PMCID: PMC2652466

Karlen SJ and Krubitzer L (2009) Effects of bilateral enucleation on the size of visual and non-visual areas of the brainCereb Cortex19:1360-1371. PMCID: PMC2677651

Padberg J, Franc JG, Cooke DF, Soares JG, Rosa MG, Fiorani M Jr, Gattass R, Krubitzer L (2007) Parallel evolution of cortical areas involved in skilled hand useJ Neurosci. 27:10106-10115. PMID: 17881517

Campi KL, Karlen SJ, Bales KL, and Krubitzer L (2007) Organization of sensory neocortex in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster)J Comp Neurol. 502:414-426. PMID: 17366609

Hinkley L, Krubitzer L, Nagarajan SS, and Disbrow EA (2007) Sensorimotor Integration in S2, PV, and parietal rostroventral areas of the human Sylvian fissureJ Neurophysiol. 97:1288-1297. PMCID: PMC4060608

Karlen SJ and Krubitzer L (2006) Phenotypic variability is the cornerstone of evolution: Variability in cortical field size within a species. J Comp Neurol. 499:990-999. PMID: 17072834

Karlen SJ, Kahn DM, and Krubitzer L (2006) Early blindness results in abnormal corticocortical and thalamocortical connections.Neuroscience. 142:843-858. PMID: 16934941

Padberg J and Krubitzer L (2006) Thalamocortical connections of anterior and posterior parietal cortical areas in New World titi monkeysJ Comp Neurol. 497:416-435. PMID: 16736469

Hunt DL, Yamoah EN, and Krubitzer L (2006) Multisensory plasticity in congenitally deaf mice: How are cortical areas functionally specified? Neuroscience. 139:1507-1524. PMID: 16529873

Hunt DL, King B, Kahn DM, Yamoah EN, Shull GE, and Krubitzer L (2005) Aberrant retinal projections in congenitally deaf mice: How are phenotypic characteristics specified in development and evolutionAnat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 287:1051-1066. PMID: 16200647

Padberg, J, Disbrow, E, and Krubitzer, L (2005) The organization and connections of anterior and posterior parietal cortex in Titi monkeys:  Do New World Monkeys have an area 2? Cereb Cortex. 15:1938-1963. PMID: 15758196

Krubitzer L, Huffman KJ, Disbrow E, and Recanzone G (2004) The organization of area 3a in macaque monkeys: Contributions to the cortical phenotypeJ Comp Neurol. 471:97-111. PMID: 14983479

Disbrow E, Litinas E, Recanzone GH, Padberg J, and Krubitzer L (2003) Cortical connections of the parietal ventral area and the second somatosensory area in macaque monkeysJ Comp Neurol. 462:382-399. PMID: 12811808

Kahn DM and Krubitzer L (2002) Massive cross-modal cortical plasticity and the emergence of a new cortical field in developmentally blind mammalsProc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 99:11429-11434. PMCID: PMC123273

Disbrow E, Litinas E, Recanzone GH, Slutsky D, and Krubitzer LA (2002) Thalamocortical connections of the parietal ventral area (PV) and the second somatosensory area (S2) in macaque monkeysThalamus Relat Syst. 1:289-302

Kahn DM and Krubitzer L (2002) Retinofugal projections in the short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica)J Comp Neurol. 447:114-127. PMID: 11977115

Huffman KJ and Krubitzer L (2001) Area 3a: Topographic organization and connections in marmoset monkeysCereb Cortex. 11:849-867. PMID: 11532890

Huffman KJ and Krubitzer L (2001) Thalamo-cortical connections of areas 3a and M1 in marmoset monkeysJ Comp Neurol. 435:291-310. PMID: 11406813

Disbrow E, Roberts T, Poeppel D, and Krubitzer L (2001) Evidence for interhemispheric processing of inputs from the hands in the human second somatosensory and parietal ventral areasJ Neurophsiol. 85:2236-2244. PMID: 11353038

Kahn DM, Huffman KJ, and Krubitzer L (2000) Organization and connections of V1 in Monodelphis domesticaJ Comp Neurol. 428:337-354. PMID: 11064371

Disbrow EA, Slutsky DA, Roberts TP, and Krubitzer LA (2000)Functional MRI at 1.5 tesla: A comparison of the blood oxygenation level dependent signal and electrophysiologyProc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 97:9718-9723. PMCID: PMC16931

Slutsky DA, Manger PR, and Krubitzer L (2000) Multiple somatosensory areas in the anterior parietal cortex of the California ground squirrel (Spermophilus beecheyii)J Comp Neurol. 416:521-539. PMID: 10660882

Disbrow E, Krubitzer L, and Roberts T (2000) The somatotopic organization of the lateral sulcus areas in Homo Sapiens: Evidence for SII and PVJ Comp Neurol. 418:1-21. PMID: 10701752

Huffman KJ, Molnár Z, Van Dellen A, Kahn D, Blakemore C, and Krubitzer L (1999) Formation of cortical fields on a reduced cortical sheetJ Neurosci. 19:9939-9952. PMID: 10559402

Disbrow E, Roberts T, Slutsky D, and Krubitzer L (1999) The use of fMRI for determining the topographic organization of cortical fields in human and nonhuman primatesBrain Res. 829:167-173. PMID: 10350543

Rosa MGP, Krubitzer LA, Molnar Z, and Nelson JE (1999)Organization of visual cortex in the northern quoll, Dasyurus hallucautus: Evidence for a homologue of the second visual area in marsupialsEur J Neurosci. 11:907-915. PMID: 10103084

Huffman KJ, Nelson J, Clarey J, and Krubitzer L (1999) Neocortical organization in four species of marsupials: Neural correlates of morphological specializationJ Comp Neurol. 403:5-32. PMID: 10075440