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Teng S, Wang W, Wen JJ, Wang J, Turi GF, Peng Y (2024)

Expression of GCaMP6s in the dentate gyrus induces tonic-clonic seizures.

Scientific Reports 14, 8104. PDF

Dugger SA, Dhindsa RS, Sampaio GDA, Ressler AK, Rafikian EE, Petri S, Letts VA, Teoh J, Ye J, Colombo S, Peng Y, Yang M, Boland MJ, Frankel WN, Goldstein DB. (2023)

Neurodevelopmental deficits and cell-type-specific transcriptomic perturbations in a mouse model of HNRNPU haploinsufficiency.

PLOS Genetics 19 (10):e1010952. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1010952.

Turi GF#, Chen X, Teng S, Lim ECY, Dias C, Hu R, Zhen F, Peng Y# (2023)

Modulation of infraslow oscillation in the dentate gyrus during Non-REM sleep.

BioRXiv. doi:

Colombo S, Reddy HP, Petri S, Williams DJ, Shalomov B, Dhindsa RS, Gelfman S, Krizay D, Bera AK, Yang M, Peng Y, Makinson C, Boland MJ, Frankel WN, Goldstein DB, Dascal N. (2023)

Epilepsy in a mouse model of GNB1 Encephalopathy arises from altered potassium channel (GIRK) signaling and is alleviated by a GIRK inhibitor.

Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 17, doi:

​Teng S, and Peng Y. (2023)

Simultaneous microendoscopic calcium imaging and EEG recording of mouse brain during sleep.

Bio-Protocol 13 (09): e4664. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.4664. PDF

Teng S*, Zhen F*, McRae BR, Zhu E, Frankel WN, Peng Y. (2022)

Sensory regulation of absence seizures in a mouse model of Gnb1 encephalopathy.

iScience 25 (11). DOI:

Teng S, Zhen F, Wang L, Schalchli JC, Simko J, Chen X, Jin H, Makinson CD, Peng Y. (2022)

Control of Non-REM sleep by ventrolateral medulla glutamatergic neurons projecting to the preoptic area. 

Nature Communications 13, 4748. PDF

Shore AN, Colombo S, Tobin WF, Petri S, Cullen ER, Dominguez S, Bostick CD, Beaumont MA, Williams D, Khodagholy D, Yang M, Lutz CM, Peng Y, Gelinas JN, Goldstein DB, Boland MJ, Frankel WN, Weston MC (2020).

Reduced GABAergic neuron excitability, altered synaptic connectivity, and seizures in a KCNT1 gain-of-function mouse model of childhood epilepsy.

Cell Reports 33 (4), 108303. DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108303

Colombo S, Petri S, Shalomov B, Reddy HP, Tabak G, Dhindsa RS, Gelfman S, Teng S, Krizay D, Rafikian EE, Bera AK, Yang M, Boland MJ, Peng Y, Frankel WN, Dascal N, Goldstein DB. (2019)

G protein-coupled potassium channels implicated in mouse and cellular models of GNB1 Encephalopathy.

BioRXiv. DOI:


Wang L, Gillis-Smith S, Peng Y, Zhang J, Chen X, Salzman CD, Ryba NJ, Zuker CS. (2018).

The coding of valence and identity in the mammalian taste system.

Nature 558(7708), 127-131.

Yarmolinsky DA, Peng Y, Pogorzala LA, Rutlin M, Hoon MA, Zuker CS. (2016)

Coding and plasticity in the mammalian thermosensory system.

Neuron 92(5), 1079-92.

Peng Y, Gillis-Smith S, Jin H, Tränkner D, Ryba NJ, Zuker CS. (2015).

Sweet and bitter taste in the brain of awake behaving animals.

Nature 527(7579), 512-5.

Chen X, Gabitto M, Peng Y, Ryba NJ, Zuker CS. (2011).

A gustotopic map of taste qualities in the mammalian brain.

Science, 333(6047), 1262-6.


Guo A, Zhang K, Peng Y, Xi W. (2010)

Research progress on Drosophila visual cognition in China.

Science China Life Sciences. 53(3), 374-84.

Lu S, Fang J, Guo A, Peng Y. (2009)

Impact of network topology on decision-making.

Neural Networks. 22(1), 30-40.

Xi W, Peng Y, Guo JZ, Ye Y, Zhang K, Yu F, and Guo A. (2008)

Mushroom bodies modulate salience-based selective fixation behavior in Drosophila.

European Journal of Neuroscience. 27(6), 1441-51.

Peng Y, Xi W, Zhang W, Zhang K, Guo A. (2007)

Experience improves feature extraction in Drosophila.

Journal of Neuroscience. 27, 5139-5145.

Peng Y, Guo A. (2007)

Novel stimulus-induced calcium efflux in Drosophila mushroom bodies.

European Journal of Neuroscience. 25(7), 2034-44.

Zhang K, Guo JZ, Peng Y, Xi W, Guo A. (2007)

Dopamine-mushroom body circuit regulates saliency-based decision-making in Drosophila.

Science. 316(5833), 1901-4.

Xu SY, Cang CL, Liu XF, Peng YQ, Ye YZ, Zhao ZQ, Guo AK. (2006)

Thermal nociception in adult Drosophila: behavioral characterization and the role of the painless gene.

Genes Brain and Behavior. 5(8), 602-13.

Ye Y., Xi W., Peng Y., Wang Y., Guo A. (2004)

Long-term, but not short-term blockade of dopamine release in Drosophila impairs orientation during flight in a visual attention paradigm.

European Journal of Neuroscience. 20(4), 1001-7.

Li Y, Liu T, Peng Y, Yuan C, Guo A. (2004)

Specific functions of Drosophila amyloid precursor-like protein in the development of nervous system and nonneural tissues.

Journal of Neurobiology. 61(3), 343-58.

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