Selected Publications

Principal Publications

MJ Wagner, J Savall, O Hernandez, G Mel, H Inan, O Rumyantsev, J Lecoq, TH Kim, JZ Li, C Ramakrishnan, K Deisseroth, L Luo, S Ganguli, MJ Schnitzer. A neural circuit state change underlying skilled movements. Cell 184(14), 3731-3747 (2021). 10.1016/j.cell.2021.06.001

SA Shuster✱, MJ Wagner, N Pan-Doh, J Ren, SM Grutzner, KT Beier, TH Kim, MJ Schnitzer, L Luo. The relationship between birth timing, circuit wiring, and physiological response properties of cerebellar granule cells. PNAS 118(23) (2021). 10.1073/pnas.2101826118

MJ Wagner, L Luo. Neocortex-cerebellum circuits for cognitive processing. Trends in Neurosciences 43(1), 42–54 (2020). 10.1016/j.tins.2019.11.002

MJ Wagner, J Savall, TH Kim, MJ Schnitzer, L Luo. Skilled reaching tasks for head-fixed mice using a robotic manipulandum. Nature Protocols 15, 1237–1254 (2020). 10.1038/s41596-019-0286-8

MJ Wagner, TH Kim, J Kadmon, ND Nguyen, S Ganguli, MJ Schnitzer, L Luo. Shared cortex-cerebellum dynamics in the execution and learning of a motor task. Cell 177, 669–682 (2019). 10.1016/j.cell.2019.02.019

MJ Wagner, TH Kim, J Savall, MJ Schnitzer, L Luo. Cerebellar granule cells encode the expectation of reward. Nature 544, 96–100 (2017). 10.1038/nature21726
                Coverage: Nature Rev. Neurosci. 18, 263 (2017); Nature Neurosci. 20, 633-634 (2017); Current Biology 27, 415-418 (2017); Trends in Neurosci 12:874-877 (2018).

MJ Wagner & MA Smith. Shared internal models for feedforward and feedback control. Journal of Neuroscience 28(42), 10663-10673 (2008). 10.1523/jneurosci.5479-07.2008
                Coverage: Nature 456, 679 (2008)


Additional Publications

Rudolph, S., Badura, A., Lutzu, S., Pathak, S.S., Thieme, A., Verpeut, J.L., Wagner, M.J., Yang, Y.M. and Fioravante, D. Cognitive-Affective Functions of the Cerebellum. J Neurosci, 43(45), 7554-7564 (2023). 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1451-23.2023

S Muscinelli, MJ Wagner, A Litwin-Kumar. Optimal routing to cerebellum-like structures. Nature Neuroscience 26(9):1630-1641 (2023). 10.1038/s41593-023-01403-7

T Li, TM Fu, KK Wong, H Li, Q Xie, DJ Luginbuhl, MJ Wagner, E Betzig, L Luo. Cellular bases of olfactory circuit assembly revealed by systematic time-lapse imaging. Cell 184(20):5107-21 (2021). 10.1016/j.cell.2021.08.030

DT Pederick, JH Lui, EC Gingrich, C Xu, MJ Wagner, Y Liu, Z He, SR Quake, L Luo. Reciprocal repulsions instruct the precise assembly of parallel hippocampal networks. Science 372(6546):1068-73 (2021). 10.1126/science.abg1774

Y Takeo, A Shuster, L Jiang, M Hu, DJ Luginbuhl, T Rülicke, X Contreras, S Hipponmeyer, MJ Wagner, S Ganguli, L Luo. GluD2 and Cbln1-mediated competitive synaptogenesis shapes the dendritic arbors of cerebellar Purkinje cells. Neuron 14(20), 933-8 (2021). 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.11.028

JH Lui, ND Nguyen, SM Grutzner, S Darmanis, D Peixoto, MJ Wagner, WE Allen, JM Kebschull, EB Richman, J Ren, WT Newsome, SR Quake, L Luo. Differential encoding in prefrontal cortex projection neuron classes across cognitive tasks. Cell 184(2), 489-506 (2021). 10.1016/j.cell.2020.11.046

T Zhang, O Hernandez, R Chrapkiewicz, A. Shai, MJ Wagner, Y Zhang, C Wu, JZ Li, M Inoue, Y Gong, B Ahanonu, H Zeng, H Bito, MJ Schnitzer. Kilohertz two-photon brain imaging in awake mice. Nature Methods 16(11), 1119-1122 (2019). 10.1038/s41592-019-0597-2

MJ Wagner. Cognitive signaling in cerebellar granule cells. Neuropsychopharmacology 43, 222-223 (2018). 10.1038/npp.2017.186

Y Gong, MJ Wagner, JZ Li, MJ Schnitzer. Imaging neural spiking in brain tissue using FRET-opsin protein voltage sensors. Nature Communications 5, 3674 (2014). 10.1038/ncomms4674

LC Parra, C Christoforou, AD Gerson, M Dryholm, A Luo, MJ Wagner, MG Philiastides, P Sajda. Spatiotemporal linear decoding of brain state. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 25, 107-115 (2008). 10.1109/msp.2008.4408447