1. Xu NL* (2019) Deciphering Pyramidal Neuron Diversity: Delineating Perceptual Functions of Projection-Defined Neuronal Types. Neuron, 105, 209–211.
  2. Duan CA#, Pan Y#, Ma G, Zhou T, Zhang S, Xu NL* (2019) A cortico-collicular pathway for motor planning in a memory-dependent perceptual decision task. bioRxiv, doi:
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  5. Ranganathan GN, Apostolides PF, Harnett MT, Xu NL, Druckmann S, Magee JC* (2018) Active dendritic integration and mixed neocortical network representations during an adaptive sensing behavior. Nature Neuroscience, 21 (11):1583-1590.
  6. Xu NL* (2015) Learning to memorize: Shedding new light on prefrontal functionsNeurosci. Bull. 31: 242-244. (Review)
  7. Chen JL*, Andermann ML, Keck T, Xu NL, and Ziv Y, (2013) Imaging Neuronal Populations in Behaving Rodents: Paradigms for Studying Neural Circuits Underlying Behavior in the Mammalian Cortex. J. Neurosci., 33(45): 17631-17640.
  8. Harnett MT, Xu NL, Magee JC*, Williams SR*, (2013) Potassium Channels Control the Interaction between Active Dendritic Integration Compartments in Layer 5 Cortical Pyramidal Neurons. Neuron, 79: 516-529.
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