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2004-2008 Boston University, PhD in Neuroscience
2003-2004 Boston University, MA in Psychology
1999-2002 Baylor University, BA in Psychology
Original Research Articles
Giocomo LM, Hussaini SA, Zheng F, Kandel ER, Moser MB, Moser EI (2011). Increased spatial scale in grid cells of HCN1 knockout mice. Cell, 147:1159-1170.
Preview by Mehta MR, Cell, 147(5):968-70.
Yoshida M, Giocomo LM, Boardman I, Hasselmo ME (2011). Frequency of subthreshold oscillations at different membrane potential voltages in neurons at different anatomical positions on the dorso-ventral axis in the rat medial entorhinal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 31:12683-94.
Navratilova Z, Giocomo LM, Fellous JM, Hasselmo ME, McNaughton BL (2010). Phase precession and variable spatial scaling in a periodic attractor map model of medial entorhinal grid cells with realistic after-spike dynamics. Hippocampus, [Epub ahead of print].
Heys JG, Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2010). Cholinergic modulation of the resonance properties of stellate cells in layer II of medial entorhinal cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology,104:258-70.
Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2009). Knockout of HCN1 subunit flattens dorsal-ventral frequency gradient of medial entorhinal neurons in adult mice. Journal of Neuroscience, 29:7625-30.
Zilli EA, Yoshida M, Tahvildari B, Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2009). Evaluation of the oscillatory interference model of grid cell spatial firing through simulation, analysis, and experimentally measured variability of some biological oscillators. PLoS Comput Biol, 5:e1000573.
Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2008). Computation by oscillations: Implications of experimental data for theoretical models of grid cells. Hippocampus, 18:1186-1199.
Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2008). Time constants of h current in layer II stellate cells differ along the dorsal to ventral axis of medial entorhinal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 28:921-25.
Giocomo LM, Zilli EA, Fransen E, Hasselmo ME (2007). Temporal frequency of subthreshold oscillations scales with entorhinal grid cell field spacing. Science, 315:1719-1722.
Hasselmo ME, Giocomo LM, Zilli EA (2007). Interference of membrane potential oscillations in single neurons: Grid cells, theta rhythm and episodic memory. Hippocampus, 17(12):1252-71.
Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2006). Difference in time course of modulation of synaptic transmission for Group II versus Group III metabotropic glutamate receptors. Hippocampus, 16(11): 1004-16.
Kremin T, Gerber D, Giocomo LM, Huang SY, Tonegawa S, Hasselmo ME (2006). Muscarinic suppression in stratum radiatum of CA1 is dependent on both M1 and M2 receptors and is not dependent on effects at GABAB receptors. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 85(2): 153-63.
Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2005). Nicotinic modulation of glutamatergic synaptic transmission in region CA3 of the hippocampus. European Journal of Neuroscience, 22: 1349-1356.
Giocomo LM, Moser EI (2011). Spatial Representation: Maps in a temporal void. Current Biology, 21:R962-R964.
Giocomo LM, Moser MB, Moser EI (2011). Computational models of grid cells. Neuron, 71:589-603.
Hasselmo ME, Giocomo LM, Yoshida M (2009). Cellular dynamical mechanisms for encoding the time and space of events along spatiotemporal trajectories in episodic memory. Behav Brain Res, 215(2):261-74.
Hasselmo ME, Brandon MP, Yoshida M, Giocomo LM, Heys JG, Fransen E, Newman EL, Zilli EA (2009). A phase code for memory could arise from circuit mechanisms in entorhinal cortex. Neural Networks, 22:1129-38.
Giocomo LM, Hasselmo ME (2007). Neuromodulation can change circuit dynamics by regulating the relative influence of afferent input and excitatory feedback. Molecular Neurobiology, 36(2): 184-200.
Hasselmo ME, Giocomo LM (2007). Cholinergic modulation of cortical function. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 30(1-2): 133-6.
Hasselmo ME, Giocomo LM, Brandon MP, Yoshida M. ‘Mechanisms for memory-guided behavior involving persistent firing and theta rhythm oscillations in the entorhinal cortex'. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5286, 28-37 (2008).
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts.
- (2012) 702.05/DDD21 - The topographical organization of head direction signals in medial entorhinal cortex. SFN Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner.
- (2012) The neural encoding of space in parahippocampal cortices. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. volum 6.
- (2012) Phase precession and variable spatial scaling in a periodic attractor map model of medial entorhinal grid cells with realistic after-spike dynamics. Hippocampus. volum 22 (4).
- (2011) Grid cells use HCN1 channels for spatial scaling. Cell. volum 147 (5).
- (2011) Spatial Representation: Maps in a Temporal Void. Current Biology. volum 21 (23).
- (2011) Computational Models of Grid Cells. Neuron. volum 71 (4).
- (2010) Scale of grid cells increases in HCN1 knockout mice. Society for Neuroscience : Abstracts.