Publications

SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
  1. Holden S, Grandi F, Aboubakr O, Higashikubo B, Cho F, Chang A, Osorio Forero A, Morningstar A, Mathur V, Kuhn L, Suri P, Sankaranarayanan, Andrews-Zwilling Y, Tenner A, Luthi A, Aronica E, Corces MR, Yednock T, Paz J. (2021). Complement factor C1q mediates sleep spindle loss and epileptic spikes after mild brain injury. Science 2021 Sep 10. PMID: 34516796.
  2. Hoseini M, Higashikubo B, Cho FS, Chang AH, Clemente-Perez A, Lew I, Ciesielska A, Stryker MP, Paz JT. (2021). Gamma rhythms and visual information in mouse V1 specifically modulated by somatostatin + neurons in reticular thalamus. Elife Apr 12;10:e61437. PMCID: PMC8064751.
  3. Pai, E.L., Chen, J., Darbandi, S.F., Cho, F.S., Chen, J., Lindtner, S., Chu, J.S., Paz, J.T., Vogt, D., Paredes, M.F., Rubenstein, J.L.R. (2020). Maf and Mafb control mouse pallial interneuron fate and maturation through neuropsychiatric disease gene regulation. eLife 9:e54903. PMCID: PMC7282818.
  4. Johnson ECB, Ho K, Gui-Qiu Y, Das M, Sanchez PE, Djukic B, Lopez I, Yu X, Gill M, Zhang W, Paz JT, Palop JJ, Mucke L. (2020). Behavioral and neural network abnormalities in human APP transgenic mice resemble those of App knock-in mice and are modulated by familial Alzheimer's disease mutations but not by inhibition of BACE1. Mol Neurodegener. 2020 Sep 14;15(1):53. PMCID: PMC7489007.
  5. Hoseini MS, Higashikubo B, Cho FS, Chang AH, Clemente A, Lew I, Stryker M, Paz JT. (2020) Somatostatin-positive neurons in the reticular thalamus modulate gamma rhythms and visual information in mouse V1. bioRxiv preprint. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.06.081877
  6. Pai EL, Vogt D, Clemente-Perez A, McKinsey GL, Cho FS, Hu JS, Wimer M, Paul A, Fazel Darbandi S, Pla R, Nowakowski TJ, Goodrich LV, Paz JT, Rubenstein JLR. (2019) Mafb and c-Maf Have Prenatal Compensatory and Postnatal Antagonistic Roles. in Cortical Interneuron Fate and Function Cell Rep. 2019 Jan 29;26(5):1157-1173
  7. Ritter-Makinson S, Clemente-Perez A, Higashikubo B, Cho FS, Holden SS, Bennett E, Chkhaidze A, Eelkman Rooda OHJ, Cornet MC, Hoebeek FE, Yamakawa K, Cilio MR, Delord B, Paz JT. (2019) Augmented Reticular Thalamic Bursting and Seizures in Scn1a-Dravet Syndrome. Cell Rep. 2019 Jan 2;26(1):54-64
  8. Rodriguez G, Sarazin M, Clemente A, Holden S, Paz JT, Delord B (2018) Conditional bistability, a generic cellular mnemonic mechanism for robust and flexible working memory computations. J Neurosci. Apr 30. pii: 1992-17. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1992-17.2017. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Vainchtein ID, Chin G, Cho FS, Kelley KW, Miller JG, Chien EC, Liddelow SA, Nguyen PT, Nakao-Inoue H, Dorman LC, Akil O, Joshita S, Barres BA, Paz JT, Molofsky AB, Molofsky (2018) Astrocyte-derived interleukin-33 promotes microglial synapse engulfment and neural circuit development. Science. 359(6381):1269-1273.
  10. Clemente Perez A, Makinson SR, Higashikubo B, Brovarney S, Cho FS, Urry A, Holden SS, Wimer M, Dávid C, Fenno LE, Acsády L, Deisseroth K, Paz JT (2017) Distinct Thalamic Reticular Cell Types Differentially Modulate Normal and Pathological Cortical Rhythms. Cell Rep 2017 Jun 06; 19(10):2130–2142.
  11. Sorokin JM, Davidson TJ, Frechette E, Abramian AM, Deisseroth K, Huguenard JR, Paz JT (2017) Bidirectional Control of Generalized Epilepsy Networks via Rapid Real-Time Switching of Firing Mode. Neuron 93:194-210.
  12. Lui H, Zhang J, Makinson SR, Cahill MK, Kelley KW, Huang HY, Shang Y, Oldham MC, Martens LH, Gao F, Coppola G, Sloan SA, Hsieh CL, Kim CC, Bigio EH, Weintraub S, Mesulam MM, Rademakers R, Mackenzie IR, Seeley WW, Karydas A, Miller BL, Borroni B, Ghidoni R, Farese RV Jr, Paz JT, Barres BA, Huang EJ (2016) Progranulin Deficiency Promotes Circuit-Specific Synaptic Pruning by Microglia via Complement Activation. Cell 165(4):921-35.
  13. Hiu T, Farzampour Z, Paz JT, Wang EHou Jen, Badgely C, Olson A, Micheva KD, Wang G, Lemmens R, Tran KV et al. (2016) Enhanced phasic GABA inhibition during the repair phase of stroke: a novel therapeutic target. Brain 139(Pt 2):468-80.
  14. Paz JT, Davidson T, Frechette E, Delord B, Parada I, Peng K, Deisseroth K, Huguenard JR (2013) Closed-loop optogenetic control of thalamus as a novel tool to interrupt seizures after cortical injury. Nature Neuroscience 16(1):64-70.
  15. Naudé J, Paz JT, Berry H, Delord B (2012) A Theory of Rate Coding control by intrinsic plasticity. PloS Computational Biology 8(1):e1002349.
  16. Yizhar O, Fenno LE, Prigge M, Schneider F, Davidson TJ, O'Shea DJ, Sohal VS, Goshen I, Finkelstein J, Paz JT, Stehfest K, Fudim R, Ramakrishnan C, Huguenard JR, Hegemann P, Deisseroth K (2011) Neocortical excitation/inhibition balance in information processing and social dysfunction. Nature 477:171-8.
  17. Paz JT, Bryant A, Fenno LE, Yizhar O, Peng K, Deisseroth K, Huguenard JR (2011) A new mode of corticothalamic transmission revealed in the Gria4-/- model of absence epilepsy. Nature Neuroscience 21:14:1167-73.
  18. Paz JT, Christian CA, Parada I, Prince DA, Huguenard JR (2010) Focal cortical infarcts alter intrinsic excitability and synaptic excitation in the reticular thalamic nucleus. Journal of Neuroscience 30:5465-79.
  19. Paz JT, Mahon S, Tiret P, Genet S, Delord B, Charpier S (2009) Multiple forms of activity-dependent intrinsic plasticity in layer V cortical neurones in vivo. Journal of Physiology 587:3189-205.
  20. Paz JT, Chavez M, Saillet S, Deniau J-M, Charpier S (2007) Activity of Ventral Medial Thalamic Neurons during Absence Seizures and Modulation of Cortical Paroxysms by the Nigrothalamic Pathway. Journal of Neuroscience 27:929-41
  21. Paz JT, Deniau JM, Charpier S (2005) Rhythmic bursting in the Cortico-Subthalamo-Pallidal pathway during spontaneous Genetically Determined Spike and Wave Discharges. Journal of Neuroscience 25(8):2092-101
  22. Slaght SJ, Paz T, Chavez M, Deniau JM, Mahon S, Charpier S (2004) On the activity of the corticostriatal networks during spike-and-wave discharges in a genetic model of absence epilepsy. Journal of Neuroscience 24:6816-25
SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED REVIEWS
  1. Paz JT, Huguenard JR (2015) Microcircuits and their interactions in epilepsy: is the focus out of focus? Nature Neuroscience 18(3):351-9.
  2. Paz JT, Huguenard JR (2015) Optogenetics and Epilepsy: past, present and future. Epilepsy Currents January/February, 15:34-38.
  3. Paz JT, Huguenard JR (2012) R U OK? The Novel Therapeutic Potential of R Channels in Epilepsy. Epilepsy Currents 12:75–76.
  4. Slaght SJ, Paz T, Mahon S, Maurice N, Charpier S, Deniau JM (2002) Functional organization of the circuits connecting the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia: implications for the role of the basal ganglia in epilepsy. Epileptic Disorders 4 Suppl 3:S9-22.
COMMENTARIES
  1. Depaulis A, Blumenfeld H et al., (2017) eLetter and PubMed Commentary on Voluntary Control of Epileptiform Spike-Wave Discharges in Awake Rats. J Nsci 37(24):5861-5869.
  2. Amit I, Baker D, Barker R, Berger B, Bertozzi C, Bhatia S, Biffi A, Demichelis F, Doudna J, Dowdy SF et al.. 2016. Voices of biotech. Nature Biotechnol. 34(3):270-5.
BOOK CHAPTERS
  1. Cho F, Clemente A, Holden S, Paz JT (2017) Thalamic Models of Seizures In Vitro. In: Models of Seizures and Epilepsy, 2nd edition. Eds. Pitkänen A, Buckmaster P, Galanopoulou AS, Moshe SM. Chapter 19
  2. Charpier S, Beurrier C, Paz JT (2010) The subthalamic nucleus: from in vitro to in vivo mechanisms. In: Handbook of Basal Ganglia Structure and Function: A Decade of Progress. Eds. Steiner H and Tseng, KY. Elsevier. pp. 259-273
  3. Paz JT, Polack PO, Slaght SJ, Deniau JM, Chavez M, Mahon S, Charpier S (2009) Cortical initiation of absence seizures, propagation to basal ganglia and back to the cortex. Pan-Brain Abnormal Neural Networks in Epilepsy. Eds Feng Ru Tang. Research Signpost. Kerala. India. pp. 41-65
  4. Paz JT, Polack PO, Slaght SJ, Deniau JM, Mahon S, Charpier S (2006) Propagation and dynamic processing of cortical paroxysms in the basal ganglia networks during absence seizures. In: Progress in Epileptic Disorders series. Generalized seizures: from clinical phenomenology to underlying systems and networks. Eds. Hirsch E, Andermann F, Chauvel P, Engels J, Lopes da Silva F, Luders H. pp. 83-99
  5. Paz JT, Polack PO, Slaght SJ, Deniau JM, Charpier S (2005) Propagation of cortical paroxysms in basal ganglia circuits during absence seizures. In: The basal ganglia VIII. Eds. Bolam JP, Ingham CA, Magill PJ. New York: Springer. pp. 55–65
INVITED ORAL PRESENTATIONS

2021

  1. Cain Laboratories, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute Roundtable (September 2021)
  2. Virtual Epilepsy Presentation for Texas Children's Hospital (July 2021)
  3. Experimental Epilepsy, World Wide Neuro (July 2021)
  4. Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology at the University of Louisville Formal Seminar Series (February 2021)

2020

  1. Precision Medicine World Conference (Invited Speaker) – Santa Clara, CA (Jan 2020)
  2. Gordon Research Conference 2020 - Thalamocortical Interactions (invited speaker) – Ventura, CA (Feb 2020)
  3. ChoFS: 2020 - Gordon Research Seminar, Thalamocortical Interactions (Ventura, USA; February 2020)
  4. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Connecticut: Towards Targeted Therapies for Neurodevelopmental Disorder Virtual Symposium (July 2020)
  5. World Wrestling Resource Podcast (August 2020)

2019

  1. Symposium on “Current Perspectives on Functional and Dysfunctional Neural Circuits” (Invited Speaker) – Bochum, Germany (Jan 2019)
  2. Jasper’s Basic Mechanisms of Epilepsies (invited speaker) - Yosemite, CA (Mar 2019)
  3. Northwestern University, Formal Seminar Series (invited speaker) - Chicago, IL (Mar 2019)
  4. Baylor College of Medicine, Formal Seminar Series (Invited speaker) - Houston, TX (Mar 2019)
  5. Inscopix User Group Meeting, Invited Speaker – San Francisco, CA (Apr 2019)
  6. New York Medical College, Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy Seminar Series (invited speaker) - New York, NY (April 2019)
  7. UCSF Neuroscience Graduate Program Retreat (invited Speaker) - Asilomar, CA (May 2019)
  8. Gladstone Institutes, Science Talks Seminar Series (Invited Speaker) – San Francisco, CA
  9. American Epilepsy Society 2019 Conference (IW organizer and moderator) - Baltimore, MD (Dec 2019)

2018

  1. Weizmann Institute , Conference “Brain interfaces – bridging basic and translational neuroscience". Israel (Scheduled for January 2018)
  2. Gordon Research Conference 2018 – Thalamocortical Interactions. Lucca, Italy (Scheduled for February 2018)
  3. COSYNE Workshop – Denver, CO (Scheduled for March 2018)
  4. CURE Sponsored Special Invited Speaker – Calgary, Canada (Apr 2018)
  5. UC Merced – Merced, CA (Scheduled for April 2018)
  6. ICM Paris (invited speaker) -Paris, Italy (Jun 2018)
  7. Gordon Research Conference – Optogenetics and Imaging: Technology Development, Novel Applications, and Closing the Loop Between Models and Experiments – Newry, ME (Jul 2018)
  8. Yonsei University, Symposium on Neural Circuits, Seoul, South Korea (Aug 2018)
  9. Korean Society for Brain and Neural Science – Korea (Scheduled for August 2018)
  10. Epilepsy Foundation Innovation Meeting, Invited key discussant – Washington, DC ( Sept 2018)
  11. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting (invited speaker) - New Orleans, LA (Nov 2018)
  12. Society for Neuroscience – San Diego, CA (Nov 2018)

2017

  1. Society for Neuroscience, Minisymposium Short-circuiting neurodevelopmental disorders: novel insights and treatment strategies. Washington, DC, USA (Scheduled for November 2017)
  2. Grass Foundation, Marine Biological Laboratory, Seminar Series., Woods Hold, MA, USA
  3. University of Amsterdam, Seminar Series. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  4. Institute of Brain and Spinal Cord, Seminar Series. Paris, France
  5. 2nd International Brain Stimulation Conference. Barcelona, Spain (March 2017)
  6. University of Virginia, Distinguished Speaker at Neural Circuits Symposium, Charlottesville, VA, USA (November 2017)

2016

  1. International Society for Neurofeedback and Research, Keynote Speaker. Orlando, Florida
  2. ICM Epilepsy Retreat, Keynote Speaker. Sologne, France (Fall 2016).
  3. Gordon Research Conference, Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization. Girona, Spain
  4. Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conference on Development, Function, and Disease of Neural Circuits. Suzhou, China
  5. Neuroethics Network meeting at ICM, June 29-July 1. Paris, France (declined for conflict with another event)
  6. Optogenetic Approaches for Pre-Clinical Studies at ICM. Paris, France
  7. Gordon Research Conference, Thalamocortical Interactions: Cell and Circuit Properties. Ventura, California
  8. GDR 2904 Multielectrode Systems for Neuroscience: 6th Annual Meeting. Autrans, France
  9. Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2015

  1. University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
  2. The 31st International Epilepsy Congress - the Michael Prize Symposium. Istanbul, Turkey. (Invited talk to receive the Michael Prize 2015
  3. Janelia Conference on Thalamus and Corticothalamic Interactions. HHMI-Janelia Farm Research Campus, Virginia. 
  4. Cell Press LabLinks Symposium. San Francisco, California.  
  5. UCSF Annual Epilepsy Retreat. University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
  6. UCSF Neuroimmunology Seminar. University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

2014

  1. Rustavi 2 TV guest on morning news. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  2. The Saakashvili Presidential Library. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  3. Society for the Advancement of Brain Analysis (SABA) 13th Annual Conference. Avalon, California.
  4. Stanford University School of Medicine. Faculty recruitment job talk. 

2013

  1. Harvard Medical School, Boston. Faculty recruitment job talk. 
  2. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Translational Symposium, Washington DC. 
  3. UC Davis, Center for Neuroscience, Davis. Faculty recruitment job talk. 
  4. UCSF/Gladstone Institutes, San Francisco. Faculty recruitment job talk. 
  5. UC Davis, Neurology Grand Rounds, Davis. Faculty recruitment job talk.
  6. Computational and Systems Neuroscience (COSYNE) workshop, Snowbird, Utah. 

2012

  1. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Investigators Workshop, San Diego. 

2011

  1. Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation & Translational Neurosciences retreat, Pajaro Dunes, CA. 
  2. Bay Area Research Group in Epilepsy (BARGE) meeting, UCSF, San Francisco. 

2007

  1. International Basal Ganglia Society IX triennial meeting, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands. Plenary session. 

2005

  1. Club EpilepsieS (French Epilepsy Club annual meetings), Paris, France. 

2004

  1. 2004 Basal Ganglia Club, Bordeaux, France. 
  2. 2004 Epilepsie/Recherche annual meetings, Venise, Italy. 

 

SELECTED ABSTRACTS
  1. Britta Lindquist, Jeanne Paz (2021) “Electrobehavioral Phenotype and Pharmacosensitivity of GAT-1 Deficient Mice” Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Chicago, IL
  2. Stephanie S Holden, Oumaima Aboubakr, Yaisa Andrews-Zwilling, Sethu Sankaranarayanan, Ted Yednock, Jeanne T Paz (2019) “C1q mediates chronic secondary gliotic inflammation and neurodegeneration in a mouse model of post-traumatic epilepsy” American Epilepsy Society Conference (AES), Baltimore, MD
  3. Frances S. Cho, Ilia D. Vainchtein, Allison R. Morningstar,Jasper J. Anink, Erwin A. van Vliet, Eleonora Aronica, Anna V. Molofsky, Jeanne T. Paz (2019) “Reactive astrocytes mediate hyperexcitability in thalamocortical circuits by dysregulating extrasynaptic GABA” American Epilepsy Society Conference (AES), Baltimore, MD
  4. Andrew H Chang, Chris Tsang, Bryan Higashikubo, Jeanne T Paz (2019) “Optical interrogation of neurovascular dynamics in seizure progression and epileptogenesis”. American Epilepsy Society Conference (AES), Baltimore, MD
  5. Henna Mohabbat, Andrew Chang, Stephanie Holden, Chenyu Wang, Changsheng Lin, Sheng Ding, Jeanne T. Paz (2019) “Probing the effects of novel small molecule RA8 on post-traumatic neurovascular recovery and seizure susceptibility” Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Anaheim, CA
  6. Andrew H Chang, Chris Tsang, Bryan Higashikubo, Jeanne T. Paz (2019) “Optical interrogation of neurovascular dynamics in seizure progression and epileptogenesis” North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO), Asilomar, CA
  7. Stephanie S. Holden (2019) “C1q complement pathway mediates long-term circuit plasticity after trauma” Ford Foundation, Puerto Rico
  8. Frances S. Cho (2019) “Looking Towards the Stars to Understand Neural Circuit Hyperexcitability” Gladstone Institutes Scientific Retreat, Asilomar, CA
  9. Frances S. Cho, Ilia D. Vainchtein, Allison R. Morningstar, Jasper J. Anink, Erwin A. van Vliet, Eleonora Aronica, Anna V. Molofsky, Jeanne T. Paz (2019) “Selective astrogliosis enhances thalamic circuit excitability and seizure susceptibility by enhancing GABA(A)R-mediated tonic inhibition” Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies Workshop, Yosemite, CA
  10. Bryan Higashikubo, Stefanie Ritter-Makinson, Alexandra Clemente-Perez, Marie-Coralie Cornet, Kazuhiro Yamakawa, Maria R. Cilio, Bruno Delord, Jeanne Paz (2018) “Thalamic hyperexcitability and atypical absence seizures in a Scn1a Model of Dravet Syndrome are mediated by impaired potassium current” American Epilepsy Society Conference (AES), New Orleans ,LA
  11. Stephanie S. Holden, Oumaima Aboubakr, Allison R. Morningstar, Bryan Higashikubo, Jeanne T. Paz (2018) “Deconstruction of thalamic circuits in a mouse model of post-traumatic epilepsy” American Epilepsy Society Conference (AES), New Orleans ,LA
  12. Emily Ling-Lin Pai, Daniel Vogt, Alexandra Clemente-Perez, Frances Cho, Gabriel L McKinsey, M Jia S Hu, Lisa V Goodrich,Jeanne T Paz, John L Rubenstein (2018) “Mafb and c-Maf have prenatal compensatory and postnatal antagonistic roles in cortical interneuron fate and function” European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), Mallorca, Spain
  13. Frances S. Cho, Allison R. Morningstar, Juan Alcauter, Jeanne T. Paz (2018) Selective astrogliosis enhances thalamic circuit excitability by altering GABA(A)R-mediated tonic inhibition. Gordon Research Conference, Tuscany, Italy.
  14. F.S. Cho, I.L. Vainchtein, J.A. Alcauter, A.R. Morningstar, A.V. Molofsky, J.T. Paz (2018) Transcriptomic analysis of reactive astrocytes and microglia in the thalamus reveals functional deficits linked to circuit excitability. Passwell Symposium, Israel.
  15. S. Holden, A. Morningstar, J. Paz (2018) Thalamocortical function after traumatic cortical injury. Passwell Symposium, Israel.
  16. Stephanie S. Holden, Allison R. Morningstar, Bryan Higashikubo, Jeanne T. Paz. (2018) Thalamocortical function after traumatic cortical injury. Gordon Research Conference, Tuscany, Italy.
  17. Makinson SL, Clemente-Perez A, Higashikubo B, Delord B, Paz JT (2017) Deconstructing thalamic circuits to treat seizures in Dravet syndrome. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  18. Holden S, Paz JT (2017) Deconstruction of thalamic circuits in a mouse model of post- traumatic epilepsy. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  19. Clemente A, Makinson SL, Higashikubo B, Cho F, Urry A, Holden S, Wimer M, Fenno L, David C, Acsady L, Deisseroth K, Paz JT (2017) Distinct thalamic reticular cell types differentially modulate normal and pathological cortical rhythms. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  20. Pai LL, Vogt D, Clemente-Perez A, Wimer M, Mckinsey G, Hu JS, Sandberg M, Pla R, Goodrich LV, Paz JT, Rubenstein JL (2017) Mafb and c-Maf control the balanced neurogenesis of MGE-derived PV+ and SST+ GABAergic cortical interneurons. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  21. Cho F, Paz JT (2017) “Assessing the effect of astrogliosis on thalamic circuit excitability”. Young Generation Technical and Leadership Conference 2017 (YGTLC). Hosted by the Korean-American Scientist and Engineers Association, Korea
  22. Holden S, Paz JT (2016) “The Role of the thalamus in focal traumatic brain injury”. ARCS Symposium 2016, Menlo Park, CA, USA
  23. Holden S, Paz JT (2016) “Thalamic excitability after traumatic cortical injury”.GRC-Mechanisms of Epilepsy & Neuronal Synchronization conference, Girona, Spain
  24. Clemente A, Paz JT (2016)” Different subpopulations of interneurons in the nuclear reticular thalamus: anatomy and physiology” GRC-Mechanisms of Epilepsy & Neuronal Synchronization conference, Girona, Spain
  25. Cho F, Makinson S, Holden S, Tager D, Paz JT (2016) “Selective astrogliosis increases thalamic circuit excitability and oscillations” GRC-Mechanisms of Epilepsy & Neuronal Synchronization conference, Girona, Spain
  26. Makinson S, Clemente A, Bennet E, Paz JT (2016) “Optogenetic targeting of the thalamus for bidirectional control of seizures in Dravet syndrome” GRC-Mechanisms of Epilepsy & Neuronal Synchronization conference, Girona, Spain
  27. Saillet S, Gutierrez-Lerma A, Chou Z, Ma K, Paz JT, Palop J (2016) “Optogenetic modulation of interneuron-dependent oscillatory activity in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease”. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA
  28. Sorokin J, Huguenard JR, Paz JT (2016) “Real-Time control of generalized absence seizures” American Epilepsy Society” Seattle, WA, USA
  29. Makinson S, Clemente A, Bennett E, Yamakawa K, & Paz JT (2016) “Optogenetic Targeting of the Thalamus to Manipulate Seizure Expression in Dravet syndrome”. Gordon research conference on Thalamus. Ventura, CA, USA.
  30. Holden S, Paz JT (2016) “Thalamic function and traumatic cortical injury”. Gordon research conference on Thalamus. Ventura, CA, USA.
  31. Cho F, Makinson S, Holden S, Paz JT (2016) Assessing the effect of astrogliosis n thalamic circuit excitability”. Gordon research conference on Thalamus. Ventura, CA, USA.
  32. Clemente A, Paz JT (2016) “Different subpopulation of interneurons in the nuclear reticular thalamus”. Gordon research conference on Thalamus. Ventura, CA, USA.
  33. Huguenard JR, Sorokin J, Paz JT (2014) "Real-Time control of generalized absence seizures". American Epilepsy Society, Seattle, USA
  34. Paz JT, Sorokin J, Davidson TJ, Deisseroth K, Huguenard JR (2014) "Thalamic driving of cortical spindles and seizures with on demand loss of consciousness". Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  35. Paz JT, Huguenard JR (2013) “Evidence of a functional feed-forward GABAergic inhibition between reticular thalamic neurons revealed by an optogenetic approach in the mouse”. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA
  36. Huguenard JR, Davidson T, Frechette E, Deisseroth K, Paz JT (2012) “Selective optical inhibition of thalamocortical neurons as a novel tool to reliably drive thalamocortical oscillations and sleep-spindles”. Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, USA
  37. Paz JT, Yizhar O, Fenno L, Deisseroth K, Huguenard JR (2012) “Dynamic interaction between cortical and thalamic inputs onto reticular thalamic neurons revealed by dual-wavelength optogenetics” Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, USA
  38. Paz JT, Davidson T, Frechette E, Deisseroth K, Huguenard JR (2012) “Real-time control of post-stroke seizures”. Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization, August 19-24, Waterville, USA
  39. Paz JT, Peng K, Parada I, Prince DA, Huguenard JR (2011) "Neocortical infarction results in epileptiform activity in thalamocortical neurons via a switch in HCN channel subunits". Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  40. Fenno LE, Yizhar O, Prigge M, Paz JT, Ramkrishnan C, Huguenard JR, Hegemann P, Deisseroth K (2011) “Combinatorial optogenetics with integrated spectral and temporal control”. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  41. Paz JT, Bryant A, Fenno LE, Yizhar O, Peng K, Deisseroth K, Frankel WN, Huguenard JR (2011) “A new mechanism for absence seizure initiation revealed by optogenetics in the Gria4-/- knockout model of absence epilepsy“. “Coming together on Epilepsy Genetics” workshop. Bar Harbor, USA
  42. Delord B, Berry H, Paz JT, Naude J (2011) Modeling the Effects of intrinsic plasticity on rate coding. COSYNE, Computational and Systems Neuroscience conference. Salt Lake City, USA
  43. Paz JT, McDonald W, Prince DA, Huguenard JR (2010) Focal status epilepticus in the somatosensory cortex enhances intrinsic excitability and synaptic excitation in the reticular thalamic nucleus. Investigators Workshop, American Epilepsy Society, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  44. Paz JT, Prince DA, Huguenard JR (2010) Focal cortical infarcts increase intrinsic excitability and synaptic excitation of thalamocortical relay neurons. Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization, Colby College, Waterville, USA
  45. Paz JT, Lacey CJ, Bryant A, Huguenard JR (2009) Altered intrathalamic GABAergic neurotransmission in the Glur4 knock-out mouse model of absence epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society, Boston, USA
  46. Paz JT, Prince DA, Huguenard JR (2008) Altered excitability of the thalamic reticular neurons following cortical thrombotic lesions. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA
  47. Paz JT, Deniau JM, Charpier S (2006) Presentation title: “Electrical activity of ventral medial thalamic neurons during spike-and-wave discharges and control of seizures by the nigro-thalamo-cortical pathway”. Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, USA
  48. Paz JT, Mailly P, Deniau JM, Charpier S (2005) Electrophysiological activity in the corticosubthalamic pathway during spike-and-wave discharges in a genetic model of absence epilepsy. French Society for Neuroscience, Lille, France
  49. Paz JT, Mailly P, Deniau JM, and Charpier S (2004) Electrophysiological Activity of Subthalamic Neurons During Spike-and-Wave Discharges in a Genetic Model of Absence Epilepsy. International Basal Ganglia Society VIII triennial meeting, Crieff, Scotland