Selected Publications

Henschke, JU & Pakan, JMP. (2020). Disynaptic cerebrocerebellar pathways originating from multiple 

         functionally distinct cortical areas. Elife 9: 1–27


Henschke JU*, Dylda E*, Katsanevaki D*, Dupuy N, Currie SP, Amvrosiadis T, Pakan JMP* & Rochefort NL*.                (2020). Reward Association Enhances Stimulus-Specific Representations in Primary Visual Cortex.                  Curr. Biol. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2020.03.018


Dacre J, Colligan M, Ammer J, Schiemann J, Clarke T, Chamosa-Pino V, Claudi F, Harston A, Eleftheriou C,                Pakan JMP, Huang C-C, Hantman AW, Rochefort NL & Duguid I. (2019). Cerebellar-recipient motor                     thalamus drives behavioral context-specific movement initiation. bioRxiv 0–33.

Dylda E, Pakan JMP & Rochefort NL. (2018). Chronic Two-Photon Calcium Imaging in the Visual Cortex                      of Awake Behaving Mice. in Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience 28: 235–251.


Turtaev S, Leite IT, Altwegg-Boussac T, Pakan JMP, Rochefort NL & Čižmár T. (2018). High-fidelity

          multimode fibre-based endoscopy for deep brain in vivo imaging. Light: Science and Applications 7: 92.

​Pakan JMP*, Currie S*, Fischer L*, Rochefort NL. (2018). The Impact of Visual Cues, Reward, and Motor

          Feedback on the Representation of Behaviorally Relevant Spatial Locations in Primary Visual Cortex. 

          Cell Reports. 24:2521–2528.

Lim L., Pakan J.M.P., Selten M.M., Marques-Smith A., Llorca A., Bae S.E., Rochefort N.L. and Marin O. (2018).              Optimization of interneuron function by direct coupling of cell migration and axonal targeting.                          Nature Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1038/s41593-018-0162-9.

Pakan J.M.P., Francioni V, Rochefort, NL. (2018). Action and learning shape the activity of neuronal circuits in

          the visual cortex. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 52: 88:97.

Long. R.M., Pakan, J.M.P., Graham, D.J. Hurd., P.L., Gutiérrez-Ibáñez, C. and Wylie, D.R. (2018). Modulation of

          complex spike activity differs between zebrin positive and negative Purkinje cells in the pigeon

          cerebellum. Journal of Neurophysiology DOI: 10.1152/jn.00797.2017.

Keemink S.W., Lowe S.C., Pakan J.M.P, Dylda E., van Rossum M., and Rochefort N.L. (2018). FISSA: A neuropil

         decontamination toolbox for calcium imaging signals. Scientific Reports. 8: 3493.

Howarth C., Sutherland B.A., Choi C.H., Martin C., Pakan J.M.P., Ellis-Davies G.C.R., Sibson N.R.,

Buchan A.M. and MacVicar B.A. (2017). Astrocyte contributions to neurovascular coupling and hypercapnia vasodilation: regulation by glutathione. Journal of Neuroscience. 37(9):2403-2414.

Pakan, J.M.P, Lowe S.C., Dylda E., Keemink S.W., Currie, S.P., Coutts C.A. and Rochefort N.L. (2016). 

Behavioural state modulation of inhibition is context-dependent and cell-type specific in mouse V1. Elife. 5: e14985.

Dmitriev R.I., Kondrashina A.V., Koren K., Klimant I., Zhdanov A.V., Pakan J.M.P., McDermott K.W.,

Papkovsky D.B. (2014). Small molecule phosphorescent probes for O2 imaging in 3D tissue models. Biomaterials Science. 46:76-9.

Pakan, J.M.P. and McDermott, K.W. (2014). A method to investigate radial glia cell behavior using two-photon

time-lapse microscopy in an ex vivo model of spinal cord development. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 8:22.

Barry D.S., Pakan J.M.P., O’Keeffe G.W., and McDermott K.W. (2013). The spatial and temporal

arrangement of the radial glial scaffold suggests a key role in axon tract formation in the developing spinal cord. Journal of Anatomy. 222(2):203-13.

Mathew A.*, Pakan J.M.P.*, Collin E., Wang W., McDermott K.W., Fitzgerald U., Reynolds R. and Pandit A.

(2013). An Ex-Vivo Multiple Sclerosis Model of Inflammatory Demyelination using Hyperbranched Polymers. Biomaterials. 34(23):5872-82.

Pakan J.M.P., Graham D.J. Gutiérrez-Ibáñez C. and Wylie D.R. (2011). Organization of the cerebellum:

Correlating zebrin immunochemistry with optic flow zones in the pigeon flocculus. Visual Neuroscience. 28(2):163-74.