Publications


* denotes undergraduate researchers and ** graduate students


Marsat G, Drew J*, Daly K and Chapman P** (2021).

Decoding of population responses to sensory stimuli: comparing a weighted spike distance metrics to other analytical methods.

In preparation > [ PDF ]


Nesse WH, Marsat G,Longtin A and Maler L (2021).

Adaptation as a hidden variable that extends the sensory detection limit..

In revision > [ PDF ]


Motipally SI**, Allen KM**, Williamson DK** and Marsat G (2019).

Differences in sodium channel densities in the apical dendrites of pyramidal cells of the electrosensory lateral line lobe.

Front. Neural Circuits, 13:41 > [ PDF ]


Milam O**, Ramachandra KL** and Marsat G (2019).

Behavioral and neural aspects of the spatial processing of conspecifics in the electrosensory systems.

Behav Neurosci, 133(3): 282-296 > [ PDF ]


Allen KM** and Marsat G (2019).

Neural processing of communication signals: The extent of sender-receiver matching varies across species of Apteronotus.

eNeuro, 6(2):eneuro0392-18.2019 > [ PDF ]


Neeley B*, Overholt T*, Artz E*, Kinsey S and Marsat G (2018).

Behavioral effect of cannabinoid agonist on the social and communication behavior of weakly electric fish as a function of context.

Brain Behav & Evol 91:214-227 > [ PDF ]


Lizbinski KM**, Marsat G and Dacks AM (2018).

Transmitter co-expression reveals key organizational principles of local interneuron heterogeneity in the olfactory system.

eNeuro 5(5): eneuro.0212-18.2018 > [ PDF ]


Allen KM** and Marsat G (2018).

Task-specific sensory coding strategies are matched to detection and discrimination performance.

J Exp Biol 221:jeb170563 > [ PDF ]


Ly C and Marsat G (2018).

Variable synaptic strengths controls the firing rate distribution in feedforward neural networks.

J Comput Neurosci, 44:75-95 > [ PDF ]


Petzold J**, Marsat G and Smith GT (2016).

Co-adaptation of electric organ discharges and chirps in south american ghost knifefishes (Apteronotidae).

J Physiol Paris, 110:200-215 > [ PDF ]


Mejias JF, Marsat G, Longtin A and Maler L (2013)

Learning contrast-invariant cancellation of redundant signals in nerual systems.

PLOS Comput Biol, 9:e1003180 > [ PDF ]


Bol K**, Marsat G, Mejias JF, Longtin A and Maler L (2013).

Modeling cancellation of periodic inputs with burst-STDP and feedback.

Neural Networks,47:120-133 . > [ PDF ]


Marsat G and Pollack GS (2012).

Bursting neurons and ultrasound avoidance in crickets.

Front Neurosci, 6:95. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G, Longtin L and Maler L (2012).

Cellular and circuit properties supporting different sensory coding strategies in electric fish and other systems.

Curr Opin Neurobiol, 22:1-7. > [ PDF ]


Bol K**, Marsat G, Mejias, JF, Harvey-Girard E, Longtin A and Maler L (2012).

Signal cancellation in neural systems: encoding sensory input in the weakly electric fish.

ISSPA, 2012:770-775. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G and Maler L (2012).

Preparing for the unpredictable: adaptive feedback enhances the response to unexpected communication signals.

J Neurophysiol, 107: 1241-1246. > [ PDF ]


Bol K**, Marsat G, Harvey-Girard E, Longtin A and Maler L (2011).

Frequency-tuned cerebellar channels and burst-induced LTD lead to the cancellation of redundant sensory inputs.

J Neurosci, 31:11028-11038. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G and Maler L (2010).

Neural heterogeneity and efficient population codes for communication signals.

J Neurophysiol, 104:2543-2555. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G and Pollack GS (2010).

The structure and size of sensory bursts encode stimulus information but only size affects behavior.

J Comp Physiol A, 196:315-320. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G, Proville RD* and Maler L (2009).

Transient signals trigger synchronous bursts in an identified population of cells.

J Neurophysiol 102:714-723. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G** and Pollack GS (2007).

Efficient inhibition of bursts by bursts in the auditory system of crickets.

J Comp Physiol A, 193:625-633. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G** and Pollack GS (2006).

A behavioral role for feature detection by sensory bursts.

J Neurosci, 26:10542-10547. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G** and Pollack GS (2005).

Effect of the temporal pattern of contralateral inhibition on sound localization cues.

J Neurosci 25:6137-6144. > [ PDF ]


Marsat G** and Pollack GS (2004).

Differential temporal coding of rhythmically diverse acoustic signals by a single interneuron.

J Neurophysiol 92:939-948. > [ PDF ]

Selected Research talks:

-Marsat G, Allen KM (2018). Neural and behavioral responses to communication signals across three apteronotid species: the influence of social group size on chirp discrimination. International Conference of Neuroethology, Brisbane, Australia.

-Marsat G (2016) Neural codes for behaviorally relevant signals: efficient coding strategies for different perceptual tasks. Indiana University, Behavior Colloquia

-Marsat G (2015) Neural code for the detection versus discrimination of communication signals. University of Scranton, PA

-Marsat G Hupe G and Allen K (2014) Population coding of spatially realistic communication signals. Electrosensory Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

-Marsat G (2013) Naturalistic signal coding of communicating fish. Washington and Lee University VA

-Marsat G (2012). Communication signals in electric fish: lessons for neural coding. Dept. Electrical Engineering , Yonsei University, Korea.

-Marsat G (2012). Neural coding of communication signals. Dept. Biology, Case Western Reserve University.

-Marsat G (2010). Neural coding of communication signals. Dept. Biology, University of Waterloo.

-Marsat G, Maler L (2008). Bursts and the detection of transient electrosensory signals. SIAM life science, Montreal, Canada.

-Marsat G, Pollack GS (2007). Bursting for bats: behavioral role for feature extraction by sensory bursts in crickets. International Conference of Neuroethology, Vancouver, Canada.

-Marsat G, Pollack GS (2006). Bursting for bats: bursts a neural code for behaviorally relevant stimuli. Nerve Net, Woods Hole, MA.

-Marsat G, Pollack GS (2002). Temporal selectivity in a local auditory interneuron: a look at the neural code. SQEBC, Montreal, Canada.