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Selected Publications

Synaptic & Developmental Plasticity Group

  1. Saha, RN, Dudek, SM. (2013) Splitting Hares and Tortoises: a classification of neuronal immediate early gene transcription based on poised RNA polymerase II. Neuroscience 247():175-181. [Abstract ]
  2. Caruana DA, Alexander GM, Dudek SM. (2012) New insights into the regulation of synaptic plasticity from an unexpected place: Hippocampal area CA2. Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) 19(9):391-400.[Abstract ]
  3. Simons, S.B., Caruana, D.A., Zhao, M. & Dudek, S.M. (2011) Caffeine-induced synaptic potentiation in hippocampal CA2 neurons. Nature Neuroscience 15(1):23-5.[Abstract ]
  4. Vellano, C.P., Lee, S.E., Dudek, S.M. & Hepler, J.R. (2011) RGS14 at the Interface of Hippocampal Signaling and Synaptic Plasticity. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences 32(11):666-674.[Abstract ]
  5. Saha, R.N., Wissink, E.M., Bailey, E., Zhao, M., Fargo, D., Hwang, J., Daigle, K.R., Fenn, J.D., Adelman, K. & Dudek, S.M. (2011) Rapid activity-induced transcription of arc and other IEGs relies on poised RNA polymerase II. Nature neuroscience 14(7):848-856.[Abstract ]
  6. Adams, J.P., Robinson, R.A., Hudgins, E.D., Dudek, S.M. & Wissink, E.M. (2009) NMDA receptor-independent control of transcription factors and gene expression. Neuroreport 20(16):1429-1433.[Abstract ]
  7. Simons, S.B., Escobedo, Y., Yasuda, R. & Dudek, S.M. (2009) Regional differences in hippocampal calcium handling provide a cellular mechanism for limiting plasticity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(33):14080-14084.[Abstract ]
  8. Lundquist, J.J. & Dudek, S.M. (2008) Differential activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1 and a related complex in neuronal nuclei. Brain Cell Biol. 35(4-6):267-281.[Abstract ]
  9. Bastrikova, N., Gardner, G.A., Reece, J.M., Jeromin, A. & Dudek, S.M. (2008) Synapse elimination accompanies functional plasticity in hippocampal neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105(8):3123-3127.[Abstract ]
  10. Saha, R. & Dudek, S.M. (2008) Action potentials: to the nucleus and beyond. Experimental biology and medicine 233(4):385-393.[Abstract ]
  11. Zhao, M. & Dudek, S.M. (2007) Synaptic plasticity (and the lack therof) in hippocampal CA2 neurons. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 27(44):12025-12032.[Abstract ]
  12. Zhao, M., Adams, J.P. & Dudek, S.M. (2005) Pattern-dependent role of NMDA receptors in action potential generation: consequences on Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase activation. J. Neurosci. 25, 7032-7039.[Abstract ]
  13. Adams, J.P. & Dudek, S.M. (2005) Late-phase long-term potentiation: getting to the nucleus, Nature Rev. Neurosci. 6, 737-743. [Abstract ]
  14. Dudek, S.M. & Fields, R.D. (2002) Somatic action potentials are sufficient for late-phase LTP-related cell signaling, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 99(6), 3962-3967. [Abstract ]
  15. Dudek, S.M. & Fields, R.D. (2001) Mitogen-activated protein kinase/extracellular signal-regulated kinase activation in somatodendritic compartments: roles of action potentials, frequency, and mode of calcium entry, J Neurosci 21(2), RC122.[Abstract ]
  16. Dudek, S.M. & Friedlander, M.J. (1996) Developmental down-regulation of LTD in cortical layer IV and its independence of modulation by inhibition, Neuron 16(6), 1097-1106. [Abstract ]
  17. Dudek, S.M. & Johnson, G.V.W. (1993) Transglutaminase catalyzes the formation of sodium dodecyl sulfate insoluble, Alz-50 positive polymers of tau. J. Neurochem. 61: 1159-1162. [Abstract ]
  18. Dudek, S.M. & Bear, M.F. (1993) Bidirectional long-term modification of synaptic effectiveness in the adult and immature hippocampus. J. Neurosci. 13: 2910-2918. [Abstract ]
  19. Dudek, S.M. & Bear, M.F. (1992) Homosynaptic long-term depression in area CA1 of hippocampus and effects of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor blockade. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 89(10), 4363-4367.[Abstract ]

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