Michele A Basso

Title(s)Professor-in-Residence, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
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    Midbrain circuits for perceptual decision-making
    NIH U01NS122040May 1, 2021 - Apr 30, 2024
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Changes across the lifespan in the use of heuristics to guide decision-making
    NIH R01AG063090May 1, 2019 - Feb 29, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    An open source, wireless, miniature microscope for monitoring neuronal activity
    NIH UF1NS107668Sep 30, 2018 - Sep 29, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Interrogation of Eye Movement Circuits using fMRI and Optogenetics
    NIH R21EY024516Sep 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A new model of the role of the basal ganglia in eye movement initiation.
    NIH R21EY024153Dec 1, 2013 - Nov 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    2013 Eye Movements: The Motor System that Sees the World GRC & GRS
    NIH R13EY023492Mar 1, 2013 - Feb 28, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    A Probabilistic Strategy for Understanding Movement Selection and Choice
    NIH R21NS065776May 1, 2010 - Apr 30, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    An in vitro model of saccadic eye movement choice
    NIH R01EY019663Jul 1, 2009 - Dec 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Visual Target Selection for Saccadic Eye Movements
    NIH R01EY013692Dec 1, 2001 - Mar 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Visual Target Selection for Saccadic Eye Movements
    NIH/NEI R56EY013692Dec 1, 2001 - May 31, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Causal role for the primate superior colliculus in the computation of evidence for perceptual decisions. Nat Neurosci. 2021 08; 24(8):1121-1131. Jun EJ, Bautista AR, Nunez MD, Allen DC, Tak JH, Alvarez E, Basso MA. PMID: 34183869.
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    2. Variable Statistical Structure of Neuronal Spike Trains in Monkey Superior Colliculus. J Neurosci. 2021 04 07; 41(14):3234-3253. Cho SH, Crapse T, Grimaldi P, Lau H, Basso MA. PMID: 33622775.
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    3. Unraveling circuits of visual perception and cognition through the superior colliculus. Neuron. 2021 03 17; 109(6):918-937. Basso MA, Bickford ME, Cang J. PMID: 33548173.
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    4. An Open Resource for Non-human Primate Optogenetics. Neuron. 2020 12 23; 108(6):1075-1090.e6. Tremblay S, Acker L, Afraz A, Albaugh DL, Amita H, Andrei AR, Angelucci A, Aschner A, Balan PF, Basso MA, Benvenuti G, Bohlen MO, Caiola MJ, Calcedo R, Cavanaugh J, Chen Y, Chen S, Chernov MM, Clark AM, Dai J, Debes SR, Deisseroth K, Desimone R, Dragoi V, Egger SW, Eldridge MAG, El-Nahal HG, Fabbrini F, Federer F, Fetsch CR, Fortuna MG, Friedman RM, Fujii N, Gail A, Galvan A, Ghosh S, Gieselmann MA, Gulli RA, Hikosaka O, Hosseini EA, Hu X, Hüer J, Inoue KI, Janz R, Jazayeri M, Jiang R, Ju N, Kar K, Klein C, Kohn A, Komatsu M, Maeda K, Martinez-Trujillo JC, Matsumoto M, Maunsell JHR, Mendoza-Halliday D, Monosov IE, Muers RS, Nurminen L, Ortiz-Rios M, O'Shea DJ, Palfi S, Petkov CI, Pojoga S, Rajalingham R, Ramakrishnan C, Remington ED, Revsine C, Roe AW, Sabes PN, Saunders RC, Scherberger H, Schmid MC, Schultz W, Seidemann E, Senova YS, Shadlen MN, Sheinberg DL, Siu C, Smith Y, Solomon SS, Sommer MA, Spudich JL, Stauffer WR, Takada M, Tang S, Thiele A, Treue S, Vanduffel W, Vogels R, Whitmire MP, Wichmann T, Wurtz RH, Xu H, Yazdan-Shahmorad A, Shenoy KV, DiCarlo JJ, Platt ML. PMID: 33080229.
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    5. Using rAAV2-retro in rhesus macaques: Promise and caveats for circuit manipulation. J Neurosci Methods. 2020 11 01; 345:108859. Cushnie AK, El-Nahal HG, Bohlen MO, May PJ, Basso MA, Grimaldi P, Wang MZ, de Velasco Ezequiel MF, Sommer MA, Heilbronner SR. PMID: 32668316.
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    6. Superior colliculus signals decisions rather than confidence: analysis of single neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2018 11 01; 120(5):2614-2629. Grimaldi P, Cho SH, Lau H, Basso MA. PMID: 30183470.
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    7. Parvalbumin and GABA Microcircuits in the Mouse Superior Colliculus. Front Neural Circuits. 2018; 12:35. Villalobos CA, Wu Q, Lee PH, May PJ, Basso MA. PMID: 29780307.
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    8. Superior colliculus neuronal ensemble activity signals optimal rather than subjective confidence. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 02 13; 115(7):E1588-E1597. Odegaard B, Grimaldi P, Cho SH, Peters MAK, Lau H, Basso MA. PMID: 29382765.
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    9. A Role for the Superior Colliculus in Decision Criteria. Neuron. 2018 01 03; 97(1):181-194.e6. Crapse TB, Lau H, Basso MA. PMID: 29301100.
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    10. Connections between the zona incerta and superior colliculus in the monkey and squirrel. Brain Struct Funct. 2018 Jan; 223(1):371-390. May PJ, Basso MA. PMID: 28852862.
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    11. Circuits for Action and Cognition: A View from the Superior Colliculus. Annu Rev Vis Sci. 2017 09 15; 3:197-226. Basso MA, May PJ. PMID: 28617660.
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    12. Monkey neurophysiology to clinical neuroscience and back again. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 06 14; 113(24):6591-3. Basso MA. PMID: 27226305.
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    13. A sodium afterdepolarization in rat superior colliculus neurons and its contribution to population activity. J Neurophysiol. 2016 07 01; 116(1):191-200. Ghitani N, Bayguinov PO, Basso MA, Jackson MB. PMID: 27075543.
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    14. A hard-wired priority map in the superior colliculus shaped by asymmetric inhibitory circuitry. J Neurophysiol. 2015 Jul; 114(1):662-76. Bayguinov PO, Ghitani N, Jackson MB, Basso MA. PMID: 25995346.
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    15. There are things that we know that we know, and there are things that we do not know we do not know: Confidence in decision-making. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2015 Aug; 55:88-97. Grimaldi P, Lau H, Basso MA. PMID: 25929444.
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    16. Response normalization in the superficial layers of the superior colliculus as a possible mechanism for saccadic averaging. J Neurosci. 2014 Jun 04; 34(23):7976-87. Vokoun CR, Huang X, Jackson MB, Basso MA. PMID: 24899719.
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    17. Excitatory synaptic feedback from the motor layer to the sensory layers of the superior colliculus. J Neurosci. 2014 May 14; 34(20):6822-33. Ghitani N, Bayguinov PO, Vokoun CR, McMahon S, Jackson MB, Basso MA. PMID: 24828636.
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    18. Blinks slow memory-guided saccades. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Feb; 109(3):734-41. Powers AS, Basso MA, Evinger C. PMID: 23155174.
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    19. Circuit dynamics of the superior colliculus revealed by in vitro voltage imaging. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep; 1233:41-7. Vokoun CR, Jackson MB, Basso MA. PMID: 21950974.
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    20. Shedding new light on the role of the basal ganglia-superior colliculus pathway in eye movements. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2010 Dec; 20(6):717-25. Shires J, Joshi S, Basso MA. PMID: 20829033.
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    21. Intralaminar and interlaminar activity within the rodent superior colliculus visualized with voltage imaging. J Neurosci. 2010 Aug 11; 30(32):10667-82. Vokoun CR, Jackson MB, Basso MA. PMID: 20702698.
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    22. A probabilistic strategy for understanding action selection. J Neurosci. 2010 Feb 10; 30(6):2340-55. Kim B, Basso MA. PMID: 20147560.
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    23. Preparing to move increases the sensitivity of superior colliculus neurons. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 23; 28(17):4561-77. Li X, Basso MA. PMID: 18434535.
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    24. Saccade target selection in the superior colliculus: a signal detection theory approach. J Neurosci. 2008 Mar 19; 28(12):2991-3007. Kim B, Basso MA. PMID: 18354003.
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    25. Transient pauses in delay-period activity of superior colliculus neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Apr; 95(4):2252-64. Li X, Kim B, Basso MA. PMID: 16394072.
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    26. Competitive stimulus interactions within single response fields of superior colliculus neurons. J Neurosci. 2005 Dec 07; 25(49):11357-73. Li X, Basso MA. PMID: 16339031.
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    27. Cortical function: a view from the thalamus. Neuron. 2005 Feb 17; 45(4):485-8. Basso MA, Uhlrich D, Bickford ME. PMID: 15756758.
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    28. Methods for a randomized trial of weight-supported treadmill training versus conventional training for walking during inpatient rehabilitation after incomplete traumatic spinal cord injury. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2003 Sep; 17(3):153-67. Dobkin BH, Apple D, Barbeau H, Basso M, Behrman A, Deforge D, Ditunno J, Dudley G, Elashoff R, Fugate L, Harkema S, Saulino M, Scott M. PMID: 14503436.
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