Publications

 

Farris S, Wang Y, Ward JM, Dudek SM. (2017) Optimized method for robust transcriptome profiling of minute tissues using laser capture microdissection and low-input RNA-Seq. Frontiers Molecular Neuroscience. 10:185. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2017.00185. [PDF]

Pirbhoy PS, Farris S, Steward O. (2017) Synaptically-driven phosphorylation of ribosomal protein S6 is differentially regulated at active synapses vs. dendrites and cell bodies by MAPK and PI3K/mTOR signaling pathways. Learning and Memory. 24(8):341-357. doi: 10.1101/lm.044974.117.

Marron Fernandez de Velasco E, Zhang L, N Vo B, Tipps M, Farris S, Xia Z, Anderson A, Carlblom N, Weaver CD, Dudek SM, Wickman K. (2017). GIRK2 splice variants and neuronal G protein-gated K+ channels: implications for channel function and behavior. Scientific Reports. 7(1):1639. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01820-2. [PDF]

Pirbhoy PS, Farris S, Steward O. (2016) Synaptic activation of ribosomal protein S6 phosphorylation occurs locally in activated dendritic domains. Learning and Memory. 23: 255-269. doi:10.1101/lm.041947.116 [PDF]

Alexander GM*, Farris S*, Pirone JR, Zheng C, Colgin LL, Dudek SM. (2016) Social and novel contexts modify hippocampal CA2 representations of space. Nature Communications. 7:10300. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10300. (*co-first authors) (Featured Image) [PDF] [Supplemental Information]

Dudek SM, Alexander GM, Farris S. (2016) Rediscovering area CA2: unique properties and functions. Nature reviews. Neuroscience. 17(2):89-102. doi:10.1038/nrn.2015.22. (Cover Art) [PDF]

Steward O, Farris S, Darnell J, Van Driesche SJ, Pirbhoy PS. (2015) Localization and local translation of Arc/Arg3.1 mRNA at synapses: some observations and paradoxes. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 7:101. doi:10.3389/fnmol.2014.00101. (Recommended in Faculty of 1000) [PDF]

Farris S, Lewandowski G, Cox CD, Steward O. (2014) Selective localization of Arc mRNA in dendrites involves activity- and translation- dependent mRNA degradation. Journal of Neuroscience. 34(13): 4481-93. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4944-13.2014. (Featured Article)(Recommended in Faculty of 1000) [PDF] 

Chotiner JK, Nielson J, Farris S, Lewandowski G, Huang F, Banos K, de Leon R, Steward O. (2010) Assessment of the role of MAP kinase in mediating activity-dependent transcriptional activation of the immediate early gene Arc/Arg3.1 in the dentate gyrus in vivo. Learning & Memory. 17(2): 117-129. doi:10.1101/lm.1585910. [PDF]