Tanmay Nath*, Alexander Mathis*, An Chi Chen, Amir Patel, Matthias Bethge, and Mackenzie W. Mathis. Using DeepLabCut for 3D markerless pose estimation across species and behaviors. Nature Protocols. 2019. s41596-019-0176-0 *co-first authors


Alexander Mathis, Pranav Mamidanna, Kevin M. Cury, Taiga Abe, Venkatesh N. Murthy, Mackenzie W Mathis* & Matthias Bethge* DeepLabCut: markerless pose estimation of user-defined body parts with deep learning. Nature Neuroscience. 2018. 10.1038/s41593-018-0209-y *co-senior authors

Read more in the Harvard Gazette, NVIDIA Developer News or The Atlantic
Commentary: Behavior Tracking Cuts Deep [Lab Animal], Behavior Tracking Gets Real [Nature Neuroscience].


Mackenzie W. Mathis A new spin on fidgets.

Nature Neuroscience volume 22, pages 1614–1616 (2019)

New & Views on: Single-trial neural dynamics are dominated by richly varied movements



Mathis MW, Mathis A, Uchida N. Somatosensory Cortex Plays an Essential Role in Forelimb Motor Adaptation in MiceNeuron. 2017. 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.02.049. 

News piece at the Dept. website


Ho R, Sances S, Gowing G, Amoroso, MW, et al. ALS disrupts spinal motor neuron maturation and aging pathways within gene co-expression networks. Nature Neuroscience, 2016.


Li H, Kuwajima T, Oakley D, et al. Protein Prenylation Constitutes an Endogenous Brake on Axonal GrowthCell Reports. 2016.16 (2) :545 - 558. 


Cohen JY, Amoroso MW, Uchida N. Serotonergic neurons signal reward and punishment on multiple timescaleseLife. 2015. 10.7554/eLife.06346
Read the eLife Insight here (By Peter Dayan and Quentin Huys) 
Recommended by F1000


Re D B, Le Verche V, Yu C, Amoroso, MW,  et al. Necroptosis Drives Motor Neuron Death in Models of Both Sporadic and Familial ALSNeuron. 2014. 81 :1001 - 1008. 
Read the Neuron review here (By Sheila K. PiroozniaValina L. DawsonTed M. Dawson)



Amoroso MW, Croft GF, Williams DJ, et al. Accelerated High-Yield Generation of Limb-Innervating Motor Neurons from Human Stem Cells. Journal of Neuroscience. 2013. 33 (2) :574 - 586.
Read the Journal of Neuroscience Journal Club article here 


Nédelec S, Peljto M, Shi P, et al. Concentration-Dependent Requirement for Local Protein Synthesis in Motor Neuron Subtype-Specific Response to Axon Guidance Cues. Journal of Neuroscience, 2012. 32 (4) :1496 - 1506. 


Takazawa T, Croft GF, Amoroso MW, et al. Maturation of Spinal Motor Neurons Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells. PLOS ONE, 2012. 7 (7) :e40154. 



Boulting GL*, Kiskinis E*, Croft GF*, Amoroso, MW*, Oakley, D* et al. A functionally characterized test set of human induced pluripotent stem cells. Nature Biotechnology, 2011. 29 (3) :279 - 286. 
*co-first authors


Bock C, Kiskinis E, Verstappen G, et al. Reference Maps of human ES and iPS cell variation enable high-throughput characterization of pluripotent cell lines. Cell, 2011.144 (3) :439 - 452. 

(please note M.W. Mathis was M.W. Amoroso)

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