Karim Benchenane - Memory, Oscillations and Brain states

For more details, see : www.karimbenchenane.com

Aim of the team :

Understanding the role of oscillations and brain states in memory processing and neural coding by using extracellular recordings in freely moving rodents.

Membres de l’équipe :

- Karim Benchenane CR1 CNRS
- Gaetan de Lavilléon : Doctorant 3ème année
- Marie Lacroix : Doctorant 2ème année
- Sophie Bagur : ENS année pleine de recherche

Last publications :

- Roux L, Benchenane K, Rothstein J, Bonvento G, Giaume G. (2011) Plasticity of astroglial networks in the olfactory glomeruli. PNAS ; 108(45):18442-6.
- Martinet L-M, Sheynikhovich D, Benchenane K, Arleo. A (2011) Spatial learning and action planning in a prefrontal cortical network model. Plos Comp Biol. (5):e1002045.
- Benchenane K, Tiesinga PH, Battaglia FP. (2011) Oscillations in the prefrontal cortex : a gateway to memory and attention. Current Opinion Neurobiology. (3):475-85. (review)
- Benchenane K. et al. (2010) Coherent theta oscillations and reorganization of spike timing in the hippocampal-prefrontal network upon learning. Neuron ; 66(6):921-36.
- Peyrache A, Benchenane K, Khamassi M, Wiener SI, Battaglia FP. (2010) Sequential reinstatement of neocortical activity during slow oscillations depends on cells’ global excitability. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, (18) : 1-7.
- Girardeau G*, Benchenane K*, Wiener SI, Buzsáki G, Zugaro MB. (2009) Selective suppression of hippocampal ripples perturbes learning in a spatial reference memory task. Nat. Neurosci. (10):1222-23. * equal contribution
- Peyrache A, Benchenane K, Khamassi M, Wiener SI, Battaglia SP. (2010) Principal Component Analysis on ensemble recordings reveals cell assemblies at high temporal resolution. J Comput Neurosci (1-2):309-25.
- Peyrache A, Khamassi M, Benchenane K, Wiener SI, Battaglia SP. (2009) Replay of rule-learning related neural patterns in the prefrontal cortex during sleep. Nat Neurosci. 12(7):919-26.

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