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    Cory Root

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0357
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      Experience-dependent modulation of innate neural circuits
      NIH/NIDCD R00DC014516Apr 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2019
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Experience-dependent modulation of innate neural circuits
      NIH/NIDCD K99DC014516Apr 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2017
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Fine tuning odor representation by presynaptic inhibition of receptor neurons
      NIH/NIDCD F31DC009511Jan 1, 2009 - Dec 31, 2010
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Ko KI, Root C, Lindsay SA, Zaninovich OA, Shepherd AK, Wasserman SA, Kim SM, Wang JW. Starvation promotes concerted modulation of appetitive olfactory behavior via parallel neuromodulatory circuits. Elife. 2015 Jul 24; 4. PMID: 26208339; PMCID: PMC4531282.
      2. Root C, Denny CA, Hen R, Axel R. The participation of cortical amygdala in innate, odour-driven behaviour. Nature. 2014 Nov 13; 515(7526):269-73. PMID: 25383519; PMCID: PMC4231015.
      3. Root C, Wong AM, Flores J, Wang JW. Calcium imaging in the Drosophila olfactory system with a genetic indicator. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2013 Nov 01; 2013(11). PMID: 24184763; PMCID: PMC4653041.
      4. Spitzer NC, Borodinsky LN, Root C. Imaging and manipulating calcium transients in developing Xenopus spinal neurons. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2013 Jul 01; 2013(7):653-64. PMID: 23818661.
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      5. Root C, Ko KI, Jafari A, Wang JW. Presynaptic facilitation by neuropeptide signaling mediates odor-driven food search. Cell. 2011 Apr 01; 145(1):133-44. PMID: 21458672; PMCID: PMC3073827.
      6. Ignell R, Root C, Birse RT, Wang JW, Nässel DR, Winther AM. Presynaptic peptidergic modulation of olfactory receptor neurons in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 04; 106(31):13070-5. PMID: 19625621; PMCID: PMC2722350.
      7. Dacks AM, Green DS, Root C, Nighorn AJ, Wang JW. Serotonin modulates olfactory processing in the antennal lobe of Drosophila. J Neurogenet. 2009; 23(4):366-77. PMID: 19863268; PMCID: PMC2850205.
      8. Root C, Masuyama K, Green DS, Enell LE, Nässel DR, Lee CH, Wang JW. A presynaptic gain control mechanism fine-tunes olfactory behavior. Neuron. 2008 Jul 31; 59(2):311-21. PMID: 18667158; PMCID: PMC2539065.
      9. Root C, Velázquez-Ulloa NA, Monsalve GC, Minakova E, Spitzer NC. Embryonically expressed GABA and glutamate drive electrical activity regulating neurotransmitter specification. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 30; 28(18):4777-84. PMID: 18448654; PMCID: PMC3318922.
      10. Root C, Semmelhack JL, Wong AM, Flores J, Wang JW. Propagation of olfactory information in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jul 10; 104(28):11826-31. PMID: 17596338; PMCID: PMC1913902.
      11. Spitzer NC, Borodinsky LN, Root C. Homeostatic activity-dependent paradigm for neurotransmitter specification. Cell Calcium. 2005 May; 37(5):417-23. PMID: 15820389.
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      12. Spitzer NC, Root C, Borodinsky LN. Orchestrating neuronal differentiation: patterns of Ca2+ spikes specify transmitter choice. Trends Neurosci. 2004 Jul; 27(7):415-21. PMID: 15219741.
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      13. Borodinsky LN, Root C, Cronin JA, Sann SB, Gu X, Spitzer NC. Activity-dependent homeostatic specification of transmitter expression in embryonic neurons. Nature. 2004 Jun 03; 429(6991):523-30. PMID: 15175743.
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