It may be November, but here at the journal club we’re still Halloween fiends. Long after the thrill of candy is gone, we dive into: more antisocial behavior research, 101 prisoner’s brains, designer evil mice, and SfN-inspired…“games”…? Listen till the end for a life pro tip on how to kill (a relationship). Also, hyena genitals.
- 0:45 – Whoops! Night on Bald Mountain has nothing to do with All Saint’s day; it’s actually about a witches’ sabbath on Midsummer’s Eve.
- 13:00 – David Julius ’77 shares the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine by Anne Trafton (Oct, 2021)
- List of Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine
- List of Neuroscience Nobel Prize winners
- Julius D. TRP channels and pain. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2013;29:355-84. doi: 10.1146/annurev-cellbio-101011-155833. PMID: 24099085
- Gracheva, E., Cordero-Morales, J., González-Carcacía, J. et al. Ganglion-specific splicing of TRPV1 underlies infrared sensation in vampire bats. Nature 476, 88–91 (2011), doi: 10.1038/nature10245
- 27:35 – Here’s the sea lion fMRI protocol that was published in the Journal of Neuroscience….Methods. Whoops. Check it out anyway!
- An MRI protocol for anatomical and functional evaluation of the California sea lion brain (Cook et al., 2021)
- 27:50 – Strange Seal Sounds: Claps, Slaps, and Multimodal Pinniped Rhythms (Verga & Ravignani, 2020)
- 29:50 – Regrettably, hyenas don’t seem to have shown up in The Journal of Neuroscience. Here are some reasons they should:
- Spotted hyaenas and the sexual spectrum: reproductive endocrinology and development (Conley et al., 2020)
- 34:50 – SNP rs10420324 in the AMPA receptor auxiliary subunit TARP γ-8 regulates the susceptibility to antisocial personality disorder (Peng et al., 2021)
- 1:02:30 – Oh, Theodosius “Heaven is a place where your experiments work” Dobzhansky…
- 1:05:15 – On fruit flies, courtship, rejection, and memory: Conditioned responses in courtship behavior of normal and mutant Drosophila (Siegel & Hall,, 1979)
- Here is that video of a vampire bat pursuing a chicken. The first two minutes and 45 seconds are safe for all viewers; after that, things get real…fast.
To the best of our abilities, all sources are cited orally in the show. Please send all comments, questions, concerns, and California sea lions to Miss Behavior Journal Club Headquarters.