• 892 Citations
20092018

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Research Interests

We use imaging approaches to acquire large-scale recordings of neural activity during behavior, focusing on deep-brain areas implicated in neurological and psychiatric diseases, such as striatum. We use these tools to delineate the functional contribution of neuronal sub-populations in these brain areas to normal behavior in control subjects and pathological behavior in models for brain diseases. Our aim is to target these neural substrates to improve treatment outcomes for neuropsychiatric diseases.

Training Experience

2015Fellowship, Pfizer
2018Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Washington

… → 2011

Research interests

  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Cell Imaging
  • Drug Discovery
  • Movement Disorders
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Schizophrenia

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Research Output

  • 892 Citations
  • 8 Article
  • 2 Review article

Diametric neural ensemble dynamics in parkinsonian and dyskinetic states

Parker, J. G., Marshall, J. D., Ahanonu, B., Wu, Y. W., Kim, T. H., Grewe, B. F., Zhang, Y., Li, J. Z., Ding, J. B., Ehlers, M. D. & Schnitzer, M. J., May 10 2018, In : Nature. 557, 7704, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 53 Scopus citations

    Neural ensemble dynamics underlying a long-term associative memory

    Grewe, B. F., Gründemann, J., Kitch, L. J., Lecoq, J. A., Parker, J. G., Marshall, J. D., Larkin, M. C., Jercog, P. E., Grenier, F., Li, J. Z., Lüthi, A. & Schnitzer, M. J., Mar 30 2017, In : Nature. 543, 7647, p. 670-675 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 106 Scopus citations

    Cellular level brain imaging in behaving mammals: An engineering approach

    Hamel, E. J. O., Grewe, B. F., Parker, J. G. & Schnitzer, M. J., Apr 8 2015, In : Neuron. 86, 1, p. 140-159 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 82 Scopus citations

    Transient activation of specific neurons in mice by selective expression of the capsaicin receptor

    Güler, A. D., Rainwater, A., Parker, J. G., Jones, G. L., Argilli, E., Arenkiel, B. R., Ehlers, M. D., Bonci, A., Zweifel, L. S. & Palmiter, R. D., Jan 1 2012, In : Nature communications. 3, 1749.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 36 Scopus citations

    A behavioral genetics approach to understanding D1 receptor involvement in phasic dopamine signaling

    Wall, V. Z., Parker, J. G., Fadok, J. P., Darvas, M., Zweifel, L. & Palmiter, R. D., Jan 1 2011, In : Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. 46, 1, p. 21-31 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 25 Scopus citations