Harvey Swadlow


Research Interests:

  • Neurophysiology
  • Sensory neocortical networks

Undergraduate courses

  • General Psychology I
  • Physiological Psychology

Graduate courses:

  • Introduction to the Neocortical Network

Representative Publications:

  • Stoelzel, C.R., Bereshpolova, Y., Alonso, J-M and Swadlow, H. A. Axonal conduction delays, brain state, and corticogeniculate communication. J. Neurosci., 2017, in press.
  • Alonso, J-M and Swadlow, H.A.  Thalamocortical interactions for sensory processing. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, 1-29, Oxford University Press, USA, April. 2017
  • Zhuang, J, Bereshpolova, Stoelzel, C.,Y., Huff, J., Hei, X., Alonso, J.-M., and Swadlow, H. A. Brain state effects on layer 4 of the awake visual cortex.  J. Neurosci., 34: 3888-3900, 2014
  • 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.
  • 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.
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