Jack Waters

Summary

Affiliation: Abteilung Zellphysiologie
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability and plasticity of developing synapses in hippocampal neuronal cultures
    F Woodward Hopf
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Emeryville, California 94608, Abteilung, Germany
    J Neurosci 22:775-81. 2002
  2. pmc Lentivirus-based genetic manipulations of cortical neurons and their optical and electrophysiological monitoring in vivo
    Tanjew Dittgen
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Jahnstrasse 29, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:18206-11. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Backpropagating action potentials in neurones: measurement, mechanisms and potential functions
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, Jahnstrasse 29, Heidelberg D 69120, Germany
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 87:145-70. 2005
  4. pmc Vesicle pool partitioning influences presynaptic diversity and weighting in rat hippocampal synapses
    Jack Waters
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Beckman Center, Stanford Medical School, Stanford 94305, USA
    J Physiol 541:811-23. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Supralinear Ca2+ influx into dendritic tufts of layer 2/3 neocortical pyramidal neurons in vitro and in vivo
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 23:8558-67. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Mitochondria and release at hippocampal synapses
    Jack Waters
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Beckman Center, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Pflugers Arch 447:363-70. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Boosting of action potential backpropagation by neocortical network activity in vivo
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:11127-36. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Postsynaptic excitability is necessary for strengthening of cortical sensory responses during experience-dependent development
    Shoji Komai
    Department of Biomedical Optics, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Jahnstrasse 29, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nat Neurosci 9:1125-33. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Dendritic spikes in apical dendrites of neocortical layer 2/3 pyramidal neurons
    Matthew Evan Larkum
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:8999-9008. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Background synaptic activity is sparse in neocortex
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 26:8267-77. 2006

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Stability and plasticity of developing synapses in hippocampal neuronal cultures
    F Woodward Hopf
    Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Emeryville, California 94608, Abteilung, Germany
    J Neurosci 22:775-81. 2002
    ..These observations provide new information on the stability of developing presynaptic function and suggest that NMDA receptor activation may regulate the stability of developing synapses...
  2. pmc Lentivirus-based genetic manipulations of cortical neurons and their optical and electrophysiological monitoring in vivo
    Tanjew Dittgen
    Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Jahnstrasse 29, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:18206-11. 2004
    ..This approach is ideally suited for analysis of gene functions in individual neurons in the intact brain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Backpropagating action potentials in neurones: measurement, mechanisms and potential functions
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, Jahnstrasse 29, Heidelberg D 69120, Germany
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 87:145-70. 2005
    ....
  4. pmc Vesicle pool partitioning influences presynaptic diversity and weighting in rat hippocampal synapses
    Jack Waters
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Beckman Center, Stanford Medical School, Stanford 94305, USA
    J Physiol 541:811-23. 2002
    ..Since hippocampal single unit firing rates shift between 1 Hz and 10 Hz regimes with behavioural state, differential partitioning may be a mechanism for encoding information in hippocampal circuits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Supralinear Ca2+ influx into dendritic tufts of layer 2/3 neocortical pyramidal neurons in vitro and in vivo
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 23:8558-67. 2003
    ..This dendritic supralinearity enables layer 2/3 neurons to integrate ascending sensory input from layer 4 and associative input to layer 1...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mitochondria and release at hippocampal synapses
    Jack Waters
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Beckman Center, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Pflugers Arch 447:363-70. 2003
    ..A comparison of vesicular release in response to stimulation at 1 Hz and at 10 Hz revealed no differences in release properties between synapses with and without mitochondria...
  7. ncbi request reprint Boosting of action potential backpropagation by neocortical network activity in vivo
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 24:11127-36. 2004
    ..Hence, somatic feedback to the dendrites becomes stronger with increasing network activity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Postsynaptic excitability is necessary for strengthening of cortical sensory responses during experience-dependent development
    Shoji Komai
    Department of Biomedical Optics, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Jahnstrasse 29, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nat Neurosci 9:1125-33. 2006
    ..We conclude that somatodendritic excitability of the postsynaptic neuron is needed for the regulation of synaptic strength in the developing sensory cortex...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dendritic spikes in apical dendrites of neocortical layer 2/3 pyramidal neurons
    Matthew Evan Larkum
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:8999-9008. 2007
    ..We conclude that L2/3 pyramidal neurons can generate dendritic spikes, sharing with L5 pyramidal neurons fundamental properties of dendritic excitability and control by inhibition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Background synaptic activity is sparse in neocortex
    Jack Waters
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Institut fur medizinische Forschung, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci 26:8267-77. 2006
    ..These conditions enhance the effectiveness of each synapse at depolarized potentials. Hence, neocortical networks are relatively quiet at rest, and the effect of synaptic background is weaker than previously thought...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sindbis vector SINrep(nsP2S726): a tool for rapid heterologous expression with attenuated cytotoxicity in neurons
    Jinhyun Kim
    Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Jahnstrasse 29, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 133:81-90. 2004
    ..As an experimental example, we demonstrate the applicability of this system for high-resolution two-photon imaging of dendritic spines in vivo...
  12. pmc Functional fluorescent Ca2+ indicator proteins in transgenic mice under TET control
    Mazahir T Hasan
    Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS Biol 2:e163. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Ca2+ imaging in the mammalian brain in vivo
    Fritjof Helmchen
    Abteilung Zellphysiologie, Max Planck Insitut für medizinische Forschung, Jahnstr 29, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Pharmacol 447:119-29. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Wilder Penfield in the age of YouTube: visualizing the sequential activation of sensorimotor areas across neocortex
    David Kleinfeld
    Department of Physics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Neuron 56:760-2. 2007
    ..imaging activity across the cortical mantle in awake mice, show in this issue of Neuron that touch by a single vibrissa leads to a rapid depolarization of primary sensory and motor areas that subsequently spreads across most of cortex...
  15. pmc Back to basals: do basal dendrites link plateau potentials and Up states?
    Jack Waters
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 303 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Physiol 585:317. 2007