* denotes undergraduate researchers and ** graduate students
Marsat G, Daly K and Drew J* (2023).
Decoding of population responses to sensory stimuli: comparing a weighted spike distance metrics to other analytical methods.
Submitted > [ PDF ] >> [Associated code]
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.
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.