Harvey Swadlow

Research Interests:

  • Neurophysiology
  • Sensory neocortical networkss

Undergraduate courses

  • General Psychology I
  • Physiological Psychology

Graduate courses:

  • Introduction to the Neocortical Network

Representative Publications:

  • Jin, J., Wang, Y, Swadlow, H. A. and Alonso, J.M., Population receptive fields of ON and OFF thalamic inputs to an orientation column in visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 14: 232-238, 2011.
  • Stoelzel, C.R., Bereshpolova, Y. and Swadlow, H. A. Stability of thalamocortical synaptic transmission across awake brain states. J. Neuroscience, 29: 6851-6859, 2009.
  • Swadlow, H. A. and Alonso, J. M. Spikes are making waves in the visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 12: 10-11, 2009.
  • Jin, J. Z, Weng, C., Yeh, C. I., Gordon, J. A., Ruthazer, E. S., Stryker, M. P., Swadlow, H. A. and Alonso, J. M. On and Off domains of geniculate afferents in cat primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 11, 88-94, 2008
  • Cano, M., Bezdudnaya, T., Swadlow, H. A., and Alonso, J.-M. Brain state and contrast sensitivity in the awake visual thalamus. Nature Neuroscience, 10, 1240-1242, 2006
  • Bezdudnaya, T., Cano, M., Bereshpolova, Y, Stoelzel, C. R., Alonso, J.-M., and Swadlow, H. A. Thalamic burst mode and inattention in the awake LGNd. Neuron, 49: 421-432, 2006.
  • Swadlow, H. A. Fast-spike interneurons and feed-forward inhibition in sensory neocortex. Cerebral Cortex, 13: 25-32, 2003.
  • Swadlow, H. A., Gusev, A. G. and Bezdudnaya, T. Activation of a cortical column by a thalamocortical impulse. J. Neuroscience, 22: 7766-7773, 2002.
  • Swadlow, H. A. and Gusev, A. G. The impact of “bursting” thalamic impulses on a neocortical synapse. Nature Neuroscience., 4: 402-408, 2001.