Johnston Lab
​Computations in Neural Circuits


Johnston, J., and Lagnado, L. (2015). General features of the retinal connectome determine the computation of motion anticipation. Elife 4, 10.7554/eLife.06250.

Picao-Osorio, J., Johnston, J., Landgraf, M., Berni, J., and Alonso, C.R. (2015). MicroRNA-encoded behavior in Drosophila. Science Nov 350(6262):815-20

Johnston, J., Ding, H., Seibel, S.H., Esposti, F., and Lagnado, L. (2014). Rapid mapping of visual receptive fields by filtered back projection: application to multi-neuronal electrophysiology and imaging. J Physiol 592, 4839-4854.  Code available here

Fekete, A., Johnston, J., and Delaney, K.R. (2014). Presynaptic T-type Ca2+ channels modulate dendrodendritic mitral-mitral and mitral-periglomerular connections in mouse olfactory bulb. J Neurosci 34, 14032-14045.

Esposti, F., Johnston, J., Rosa, J., Leung, K.-M., and Lagnado, L. (2013). Olfactory Stimulation Selectively Modulates the OFF Pathway in the Retina of Zebrafish. Neuron 79, 97-110    

Johnston, J., and Lagnado, L. (2012). What the Fish’s Eye Tells the Fish’s Brain. Neuron 76, 257-259.

Johnston, J., Esposti, F., and Lagnado, L. (2012). Color vision: retinal blues. Curr Biol 22, R637-R639.

Johnston, J., Forsythe, I.D., and Kopp-Scheinpflug, C. (2010). Going native: voltage-gated potassium channels controlling neuronal excitability. J Physiol 588, 3187-3200.

Johnston, J., and Delaney, K. (2010). Synaptic activation of T-type Ca2+ channels via mGluR activation in the primary dendrite of mitral cells. J Neurophysiol 103, 2557-2569.

Johnston, J., Postlethwaite, M., and Forsythe, I.D. (2009). The impact of synaptic conductance on action potential waveform: evoking realistic action potentials with a simulated synaptic conductance. J Neurosci Methods 183, 158-164.          

Johnston, J., Griffin, S.J., Baker, C., Skrzypiec, A., Chernova, T., and Forsythe, I.D. (2008). Initial segment Kv2.2 channels mediate a slow delayed rectifier and maintain high frequency action potential firing in medial nucleus of the trapezoid body neurons. J Physiol 586, 3493-3509.

Johnston, J., Griffin, S.J., Baker, C., and Forsythe, I.D. (2008). Kv4 (A-type) potassium currents in the mouse medial nucleus of the trapezoid body. Eur J Neurosci 27, 1391-1399.

Wong, A.Y., Billups, B., Johnston, J., Evans, R.J., and Forsythe, I.D. (2006). Endogenous activation of adenosine A1 receptors, but not P2X receptors, during high-frequency synaptic transmission at the calyx of Held. J Neurophysiol 95, 3336-3342.