Basal ganglia output to the thalamus: still a paradox. JH Goldberg, MA Farries, MS Fee, Trends in Neurosciences, 36(12):695-705 (2013).

Neural changes in brain temperature underline variations in song tempo during a mating behavior. D Aronov, MS Fee, PLoS One, 7(10) (2012).

Oculomotor learning revisited: a model of reinforcement learning in the basal ganglia incorporating an efference copy of motor actions. MS Fee, Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 6:38 (2012).

Integration of cortical and pallidal inputs in the basal ganglia-recipient thalamus of singing birds. JH Golberg, MA Farries, MS Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 2012.

A cortical motor nucleus drives the basal ganglia-recipient thalamus in singing birds. JH Goldberg, MS Fee, Nature Neuroscience, 15(4):620-7 (2012).

Wandering neuronal migration in the postnatal vertebrate forebrain. BB Scott, T Gardner, N Ji, MS Fee, C Lois, Journal of Neuroscience, 32(4):1436-46 (2012).

Two distinct modes of forebrain circuit dynamics underlie temporal patterning in the vocalizations of young songbirds. D Aronov, L Veit, JH Goldberg, MS Fee, Journal of Neuroscience, 31(45):16353-68 (2011).

Control of vocal and respiratory patterns in birdsong: dissection of forebrain and brainstem mechanisms using temperature. AS Andalman, JN Foerster, MS Fee, PLoS One, 6(9):e25461 (2011).

New methods for localizing and manipulating neuronal dynamics in behaving animals. MS Fee, MA Long, Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 21(5):693-700 (2011).

Learning to breathe and sing: development of respiratory-vocal coordination in young songbirds. L Veit, D Aronov, MS Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 106(4):1747-65 (2011).

Changes in the neural control of a complex motor sequence during learning. BP Ölveczky, TM Otchy, JH Goldberg, D Aronov, MS Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 106(1):386-97 (2011).

Vocal babbling in songbirds requires the basal ganglia-recipient motor thalamus but not the basal ganglia. JH Goldberg, MS Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 105(6):2729-39 (2011).

Analyzing the dynamics of brain circuits with temperature: design and implementation of a miniature thermoelectric device. D Aronov, MS Fee, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 197(1):32-47 (2011).

The songbird as a model for the generation and learning of complex sequential behaviors. MS Fee, C Scharff, ILAR Journal, 51(4):362-77 (2010).

Support for a synaptic chain model of neuronal sequence generation. MA Long, DZ Jin, MS Fee, Nature, 468(7322):394-9 (2010).

Singing-related neural activity distinguishes two putative pallidal cell types in the songbird basal ganglia: comparison to the primate internal and external pallidal segments. J.H. Goldberg, A. Adler, H. Bergman, M.S. Fee, Journal of Neuroscience, 30(20):7088– 98 (2010) .

Singing-related neural activity distinguishes four classes of putative striatal neurons in the songbird basal ganglia. J.H. Goldberg, M.S. Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 103(4):2002– 14 (2010) .

A basal ganglia-forebrain circuit in the songbird biases motor output to avoid vocal errors. A.S. Andalman, M.S. Fee, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(30):12518– 23 (2009) .

Wireless neural stimulation in freely behaving small animals. S.K. Arfin, M.A. Long, M.S. Fee, R. Sarpeshkar, Journal of Neurophysiology, 102(1):598– 605 (2009) .

Using temperature to analyse temporal dynamics in the songbird motor pathway. M.A. Long, M.S. Fee, Nature, 456(7219):189– 94 (2008) .

A specialized forebrain circuit for vocal babbling in the juvenile songbird. D. Aronov, A.S. Andalman, M.S. Fee, Science, 320(5876):630– 4 (2008) .

Model of birdsong learning based on gradient estimation by dynamic perturbation of neural conductances. I.R. Fiete, M.S. Fee, H.S. Seung, Journal of Neurophysiology, 98(4):2038– 57 (2007) .

Singing-related activity of identified HVC neurons in the zebra finch. A.A. Kozhevnikov, M.S. Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 97(6):4271– 83 (2007) .

Sleep-related spike bursts in HVC are driven by the nucleus interface of the nidopallium. R.H. Hahnloser, M.S. Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 97(1):423– 35 (2006) .

Sleep-related neural activity in a premotor and basal-ganglia pathway of the songbird. R.H. Hahnloser, A.A. Kozhevnikov, M.S. Fee, Journal of Neurophysiology, 96(2):794– 812 (2006) .

Vocal Experimentation in the Juvenile Songbird Requires a Basal Ganglia Circuit. (2005) B. Olveczky, A.S. Andalman, M.S Fee, PLoS Biology, 3 (May 2005).

Ensemble Coding of Vocal Control in Birdsong . A. Leonardo, M.S. Fee, Journal of Neuroscience, 25(3):652– 661 (2005) .

Neural mechanisms of vocal sequence generation in the songbird. M.S. Fee, A. A. Kozhevnikov, R.H.R. Hahnloser, Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1016: 153–170 (2004).

Encoding Pheromonal Signals in the Accessory Olfactory Bulb of Behaving Mice, M. Luo, M.S. Fee, L.C. Katz, Science 299: 1196-1201 (2003).

An ultra-sparse code underlies the generation of neural sequences in a songbird, R.H.R. Hahnloser, A.A. Kozhevnikov, M.S. Fee , Nature,419: 65-70 (2002).  
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Measurement of the Linear and Nonlinear Mechanical Properties of the Oscine Syrinx: Implications for Function, M.S. Fee , J Comp Physiol A 188: 829-839 (2002), Invited Paper

A Miniature Head-Mounted Two-Photon Microscope: High Resolution Brain Imaging in Freely Moving Animals, F. Helmchen, M.S. Fee , D.W. Tank, W. Denk, Neuron, 31(6): 903-912   (2001).

Miniature motorized microdrive and commutator system for chronic neural recording in small animals, M.S. Fee and A. Leonardo, J Neurosci Meth , 112: 83-94   (2001).

Active stabilization of electrodes for intracellular recording in awake behaving animals, M. S. Fee, Neuron, 27:461-468 (2000).

The role of nonlinear dynamics of the syrinx in the vocalizations of a songbird, M.S. Fee , B. Shraiman, B. Pesaran, P.P. Mitra, Nature , 395 :67-71 (1998) .

Selected Earlier Publications

Miniature headstage with 6-channel drive and vacuum-assisted microwire implantation for chronic recording from neocortex, S. Venkatachalam, M.S. Fee, and D. Kleinfeld, J Neurosci Meth , 90 (1):37-46 (1999).

Central Versus Peripheral Determinants of Patterned Spike Activity in Rat Vibrissa Cortex During Whisking, M.S. Fee, P.P. Mitra, D. Kleinfeld, J Neurophysiol , 78: 1144-1149 (1997).

Variability of Extracellular Spike Waveforms of Cotical Neurons, M.S. Fee, P.P. Mitra, D.Kleinfeld, J Neurophysiol, 76 (6): 3823-3833 (1996).

Automatic sorting of multiple unit neuronal signals in the presence of anisotropic and non-Gaussian variability, M.S. Fee , P.P. Mitra, D. Kleinfeld , J Neurosci Meth , 69 : 175-188 (1996).

Dynamics of Propagating Waves in the Olfactory Network of a Terrestrial Mollusk: An Electrical and Optical Study, D. Kleinfeld, K.R. Delaney, M.S. Fee , J.A. Flores, D.W. Tank, and A. Gelperin, J Neurophysiol , 72 (3): 1402 (1994).

Waves and stimulus modulated dynamics in an oscillating olfactory network, K.R. Delaney, A. Gelperin, M.S. Fee, J.A. Flores, R. Gervais, D.W. Tank, and D. Kleinfeld, Proc Natl Acad  Sci USA , 91 : 669 (1994).

Scanning electromagnetic transmission line microscope with sub-wavelength resolution, M.S. Fee, S. Chu, and T.W. Hansch, Optics Communications , 69: 219 (1989).


Acousto-optic Monitoring and Imaging in a Depth Sensitive Manner, M.S. Fee and M.J. Schnitzer (2001), pending

System and Method for Optical Scanning, M.S. Fee, F. Helmchen, D. Tank, W. Denk (2001), pending

Predictive Probe Stabilization Relative to Subject Movement, M.S. Fee (2000), pending

Interferometric Probe Stabilization Relative to Subject Movement, M.S. Fee (2000), pending

Speech Processing Technique for Use In Speech Recognition and Speech Coding, M.S. Fee, P.P Mitra (1999)