Pritchett Laboratory

Pritchett Laboratory - Department of Biology

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Dominique Pritchett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology



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Albergaria C, Silva NT, Pritchett DL, Carey MR. Locomotor activity modulates associative learning in mouse cerebellum. Nat Neurosci. 2018 May;21(5):725-735. doi: 10.1038/s41593-018-0129-x. Epub 2018 Apr 16. PMID: 29662214; PMCID: PMC5923878.

Pritchett DL, Siegle JH, Deister CA, Moore CI. For things needing your attention: the role of neocortical gamma in sensory perception. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2015 Apr;31:254-63. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2015.02.004. Epub 2015 Mar 12. PMID: 25770854.

Sacchet MD, LaPlante RA, Wan Q, Pritchett DL, Lee AK, Hämäläinen M, Moore CI, Kerr CE, Jones SR. Attention drives synchronization of alpha and beta rhythms between right inferior frontal and primary sensory neocortex. J Neurosci. 2015 Feb 4;35(5):2074-82. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1292-14.2015. PMID: 25653364; PMCID: PMC4315835.

Siegle JH, Pritchett DL, Moore CI. Gamma-range synchronization of fast-spiking interneurons can enhance detection of tactile stimuli. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Oct;17(10):1371-9. doi: 10.1038/nn.3797. Epub 2014 Aug 24. PMID: 25151266; PMCID: PMC4229565.

Pritchett DL, Carey MR. A matter of trial and error for motor learning. Trends Neurosci. 2014 Sep;37(9):465-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Aug 14. PMID: 25131357.

Voigts J, Siegle JH, Pritchett DL, Moore CI. The flexDrive: an ultra-light implant for optical control and highly parallel chronic recording of neuronal ensembles in freely moving mice. Front Syst Neurosci. 2013 May 13;7:8. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2013.00008. PMID: 23717267; PMCID: PMC3652307.

Kerr CE, Jones SR, Wan Q, Pritchett DL, Wasserman RH, Wexler A, Villanueva JJ, Shaw JR, Lazar SW, Kaptchuk TJ, Littenberg R, Hämäläinen MS, Moore CI. Effects of mindfulness meditation training on anticipatory alpha modulation in primary somatosensory cortex. Brain Res Bull. 2011 May 30;85(3-4):96-103. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2011.03.026. Epub 2011 Apr 8. PMID: 21501665.

Knoblich U, Siegle JH, Pritchett DL, Moore CI. What do we gain from gamma? Local dynamic gain modulation drives enhanced efficacy and efficiency of signal transmission. Front Hum Neurosci. 2010 Oct 21;4:185. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00185. PMID: 21151350; PMCID: PMC2981421.

Jones SR, Kerr CE, Wan Q, Pritchett DL, Hämäläinen M, Moore CI. Cued spatial attention drives functionally relevant modulation of the mu rhythm in primary somatosensory cortex. Version 2. J Neurosci. 2010 Oct 13;30(41):13760-5. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2969-10.2010. PMID: 20943916; PMCID: PMC2970512.

Ziegler DA, Pritchett DL, Hosseini-Varnamkhasti P, Corkin S, Hämäläinen M, Moore CI, Jones SR. Transformations in oscillatory activity and evoked responses in primary somatosensory cortex in middle age: a combined computational neural modeling and MEG study. Neuroimage. 2010 Sep;52(3):897-912. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.02.004. Epub 2010 Feb 10. PMID: 20149881; PMCID: PMC2894272.


Lab Highlights

Locomotor activity modulates associative learning in mouse cerebellum

Article | Published: 16 April 2018 | Locomotor activity modulates associative learning in mouse cerebellum: Catarina Albergaria, N. Tatiana Silva, Dominique L. Pritchett & Megan R. Carey  Nature Neuroscience volume 21, pages 725–735(2018)Cite this article


Locomotor activity modulates associative learning in mouse cerebellum