Charles Stevens

InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentKavli Institute for Brain and Mind
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0126
La Jolla CA 92093
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    NIH/NINDS R01NS012961Apr 1, 1977 - Jul 31, 2002
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Stevens C. Conserved features of the primate face code. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 16; 115(3):584-588. PMID: 29295918.
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    2. Dasgupta S, Stevens C, Navlakha S. A neural algorithm for a fundamental computing problem. Science. 2017 11 10; 358(6364):793-796. PMID: 29123069.
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    3. Conn A, Pedmale UV, Chory J, Stevens C, Navlakha S. A Statistical Description of Plant Shoot Architecture. Curr Biol. 2017 Jul 24; 27(14):2078-2088.e3. PMID: 28690115.
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    4. Stevens C. A statistical property of fly odor responses is conserved across odors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 06 14; 113(24):6737-42. PMID: 27247407; PMCID: PMC4914196 [Available on 12/14/16].
    5. Poo MM, Pignatelli M, Ryan TJ, Tonegawa S, Bonhoeffer T, Martin KC, Rudenko A, Tsai LH, Tsien RW, Fishell G, Mullins C, Gonçalves JT, Shtrahman M, Johnston ST, Gage FH, Dan Y, Long J, Buzsáki G, Stevens C. What is memory? The present state of the engram. BMC Biol. 2016 05 19; 14:40. PMID: 27197636.
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    6. Stevens C. What the fly's nose tells the fly's brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jul 28; 112(30):9460-5. PMID: 26150492; PMCID: PMC4522789.
    7. Srinivasan S, Carlo CN, Stevens C. Predicting visual acuity from the structure of visual cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jun 23; 112(25):7815-20. PMID: 26056277; PMCID: PMC4485086.
    8. Stevens C. Control of organ size: development, regeneration, and the role of theory in biology. BMC Biol. 2015 Feb 19; 13:14. PMID: 25706761; PMCID: PMC4334576.
    9. Stevens C. Novel neural circuit mechanism for visual edge detection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jan 20; 112(3):875-80. PMID: 25561549; PMCID: PMC4311846.
    10. Lipton SA, Stevens C. Stephen F. Heinemann: 1939-2014. Cell. 2014 Oct 09; 159(2):231-2. PMID: 25436266.
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    11. Striedter GF, Belgard TG, Chen CC, Davis FP, Finlay BL, Güntürkün O, Hale ME, Harris JA, Hecht EE, Hof PR, Hofmann HA, Holland LZ, Iwaniuk AN, Jarvis ED, Karten HJ, Katz PS, Kristan WB, Macagno ER, Mitra PP, Moroz LL, Preuss TM, Ragsdale CW, Sherwood CC, Stevens C, Stüttgen MC, Tsumoto T, Wilczynski W. NSF workshop report: discovering general principles of nervous system organization by comparing brain maps across species. J Comp Neurol. 2014 May 01; 522(7):1445-53. PMID: 24596113.
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    12. Striedter GF, Belgard TG, Chen CC, Davis FP, Finlay BL, Güntürkün O, Hale ME, Harris JA, Hecht EE, Hof PR, Hofmann HA, Holland LZ, Iwaniuk AN, Jarvis ED, Karten HJ, Katz PS, Kristan WB, Macagno ER, Mitra PP, Moroz LL, Preuss TM, Ragsdale CW, Sherwood CC, Stevens C, Stüttgen MC, Tsumoto T, Wilczynski W. NSF workshop report: discovering general principles of nervous system organization by comparing brain maps across species. Brain Behav Evol. 2014; 83(1):1-8. PMID: 24603302; PMCID: PMC4028317.
    13. Carlo CN, Stevens C. Structural uniformity of neocortex, revisited. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 22; 110(4):1488-93. PMID: 23297199; PMCID: PMC3557031.
    14. Stevens C. QnAs with Charles F. Stevens. Interview by Sandeep Ravindran. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 11; 109(37):14719. PMID: 22908262; PMCID: PMC3443125.
    15. Nadkarni S, Bartol TM, Stevens C, Sejnowski TJ, Levine H. Short-term plasticity constrains spatial organization of a hippocampal presynaptic terminal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 04; 109(36):14657-62. PMID: 22908295; PMCID: PMC3437845.
    16. Sahara S, Yanagawa Y, O'Leary DD, Stevens C. The fraction of cortical GABAergic neurons is constant from near the start of cortical neurogenesis to adulthood. J Neurosci. 2012 Apr 04; 32(14):4755-61. PMID: 22492031; PMCID: PMC3325497.
    17. Stevens C. Brain organization: wiring economy works for the large and small. Curr Biol. 2012 Jan 10; 22(1):R24-5. PMID: 22240476.
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    18. Bakken TE, Stevens C. Visual system scaling in teleost fish. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Jan 01; 520(1):142-53. PMID: 21681750.
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    19. Teeter CM, Stevens C. A general principle of neural arbor branch density. Curr Biol. 2011 Dec 20; 21(24):2105-8. PMID: 22169536.
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    20. Srinivasan S, Stevens C. Robustness and fault tolerance make brains harder to study. BMC Biol. 2011 Jun 29; 9:46. PMID: 21714944; PMCID: PMC3126752.
    21. Stevens C. A universal design principle for visual system pinwheels. Brain Behav Evol. 2011; 77(3):132-5. PMID: 21502749.
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    22. Kandaswamy U, Deng PY, Stevens C, Klyachko VA. The role of presynaptic dynamics in processing of natural spike trains in hippocampal synapses. J Neurosci. 2010 Nov 24; 30(47):15904-14. PMID: 21106829.
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    23. Snider J, Pillai A, Stevens C. A universal property of axonal and dendritic arbors. Neuron. 2010 Apr 15; 66(1):45-56. PMID: 20399728.
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    24. Liu YS, Stevens C, Sharpee TO. Predictable irregularities in retinal receptive fields. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Sep 22; 106(38):16499-504. PMID: 19805327; PMCID: PMC2741481.
    25. Han EB, Stevens C. Development regulates a switch between post- and presynaptic strengthening in response to activity deprivation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jun 30; 106(26):10817-22. PMID: 19509338; PMCID: PMC2705571.
    26. Stevens C. Darwin and Huxley revisited: the origin of allometry. J Biol. 2009; 8(2):14. PMID: 19291253; PMCID: PMC2687774.
    27. Zhu Y, Stevens C. Probing synaptic vesicle fusion by altering mechanical properties of the neuronal surface membrane. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Nov 18; 105(46):18018-22. PMID: 19004790; PMCID: PMC2584716.
    28. Nagarajan N, Stevens C. How does the speed of thought compare for brains and digital computers? Curr Biol. 2008 Sep 09; 18(17):R756-R758. PMID: 18786380.
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    29. Stevens C, Williams JH. Discharge of the readily releasable pool with action potentials at hippocampal synapses. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Dec; 98(6):3221-9. PMID: 17942621; PMCID: PMC2201901.
    30. Lee S, Stevens C. General design principle for scalable neural circuits in a vertebrate retina. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jul 31; 104(31):12931-5. PMID: 17646664; PMCID: PMC1931479.
    31. Klyachko VA, Stevens C. Excitatory and feed-forward inhibitory hippocampal synapses work synergistically as an adaptive filter of natural spike trains. PLoS Biol. 2006 Jul; 4(7):e207. PMID: 16774451; PMCID: PMC1479695.
    32. Klyachko VA, Stevens C. Temperature-dependent shift of balance among the components of short-term plasticity in hippocampal synapses. J Neurosci. 2006 Jun 28; 26(26):6945-57. PMID: 16807324.
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    33. O'Flanagan RA, Stevens C. Neural encoding: the brain's representation of space. Curr Biol. 2005 Aug 23; 15(16):R628-30. PMID: 16111934.
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    34. Borden CR, Stevens C, Sullivan JM, Zhu Y. Synaptotagmin mutants Y311N and K326/327A alter the calcium dependence of neurotransmission. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2005 Jul; 29(3):462-70. PMID: 15886015.
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    35. Stevens C. Consciousness: Crick and the claustrum. Nature. 2005 Jun 23; 435(7045):1040-1. PMID: 15973394.
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    36. Stevens C. Preserving properties of object shape by computations in primary visual cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Oct 26; 101(43):15524-9. PMID: 15483109; PMCID: PMC523458.
    37. Rich A, Stevens C. Obituary: Francis Crick (1916-2004). Nature. 2004 Aug 19; 430(7002):845-7. PMID: 15318208.
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    38. Raff MC, Stevens C, Roberts K, Shatz CJ, Roberts K, Shatz CJ, Newsome WT. Changing scientific publishing. Science. 2004 Aug 13; 305(5686):945-6. PMID: 15310878.
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    39. Stevens C. Presynaptic function. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2004 Jun; 14(3):341-5. PMID: 15194114.
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    40. Brivanlou IH, Dantzker JL, Stevens C, Callaway EM. Topographic specificity of functional connections from hippocampal CA3 to CA1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 24; 101(8):2560-5. PMID: 14983048; PMCID: PMC356989.
    41. Stevens C. Systems biology versus molecular biology. Curr Biol. 2004 Jan 20; 14(2):R51-2. PMID: 14738745.
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    42. Stevens C. Neurotransmitter release at central synapses. Neuron. 2003 Oct 09; 40(2):381-8. PMID: 14556715.
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    43. Stevens C, Sullivan JM. The synaptotagmin C2A domain is part of the calcium sensor controlling fast synaptic transmission. Neuron. 2003 Jul 17; 39(2):299-308. PMID: 12873386.
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    44. Klyachko VA, Stevens C. Connectivity optimization and the positioning of cortical areas. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Jun 24; 100(13):7937-41. PMID: 12796510; PMCID: PMC164691.
    45. Gandhi SP, Stevens C. Three modes of synaptic vesicular recycling revealed by single-vesicle imaging. Nature. 2003 Jun 05; 423(6940):607-13. PMID: 12789331.
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    46. Franks KM, Stevens C, Sejnowski TJ. Independent sources of quantal variability at single glutamatergic synapses. J Neurosci. 2003 Apr 15; 23(8):3186-95. PMID: 12716926; PMCID: PMC2944019.
    47. Stevens C. Neurobiology: The importance of depression. Nature. 2003 Jan 02; 421(6918):29-30. PMID: 12511938.
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    48. Stevens C. Predicting functional properties of visual cortex from an evolutionary scaling law. Neuron. 2002 Sep 26; 36(1):139-42. PMID: 12367512.
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    49. Song H, Stevens C, Gage FH. Astroglia induce neurogenesis from adult neural stem cells. Nature. 2002 May 02; 417(6884):39-44. PMID: 11986659.
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    50. Song HJ, Stevens C, Gage FH. Neural stem cells from adult hippocampus develop essential properties of functional CNS neurons. Nat Neurosci. 2002 May; 5(5):438-45. PMID: 11953752.
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    51. Chklovskii DB, Schikorski T, Stevens C. Wiring optimization in cortical circuits. Neuron. 2002 Apr 25; 34(3):341-7. PMID: 11988166.
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