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  1. Ruthazer, E.S., Gillespie, D.C., Dawson, T.M., Snyder, S.H and Stryker, M.P. (1996)  Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibition Does Not Prevent Ocular Dominance Plasticity in Kitten Visual Cortex. Journal of Physiology, 494.2: 519-527.
  2. Ruthazer, E.S. and Stryker, M.P. (1996)  The Role of Activity in the Development of Long-Range Horizontal Connections in Area 17 of the Ferret. Journal of Neuroscience, 16(22): 7253–7269.
  3. Crair, M.C., Ruthazer,E.S., Gillespie, D.C. and Stryker, M.P. (1997)  Ocular Dominance Peaks at Pinwheel Center Singularities of the Orientation Map in Cat Visual Cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 77(6): 3381-3385.
  4. Crair, M.C., Ruthazer,E.S., Gillespie, D.C. and Stryker, M.P. (1997)  Relationship between the ocular dominance and orientation maps in visual cortex of monocularly deprived cats. Neuron, 19(2): 307-318.
  5. Ruthazer, E.S., Baker, G.E. and Stryker, M.P.  (1999) Development and Organization of Ocular Dominance Bands in Primary Visual Cortex of the Sable Ferret. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 407(2): 151-65.
  6. Yamamoto, N., Inui, K., Matsuyama, Y. Harada, A., Hanamura, K., Murakami, F., Ruthazer,E.S., Rutishauser, U. and Seki, T. (2000) Inhibitory Mechanism by Polysialic Acid for Lamina-Specific Branch Formation of Thalamocortical Axons. Journal of Neuroscience, 20(24): 9145-51.
  7. Ruthazer, E.S. and Cline, H.T. (2002) Multiphoton Imaging of Neurons in Living Tissue:  Acquisition and Analysis of Time-Lapse Morphological Data. Journal of Real-Time Imaging: Special Issue on Imaging in Bioinformatics, 8: 175-188.
  8. Sin, W.C., Haas, K., Ruthazer, E.S. and Cline, H.T. (2002) Dendrite Growth Increased by Visual Activity Requires NMDA Receptor and Rho GTPases. Nature, 419: 475-80.
  9. Ruthazer, E.S., Akerman, C.J. and Cline, H.T. (2003) Control of axon branch dynamics by correlated activity in vivo.  Science, 301: 66-70.
  10. Ruthazer, E.S. and Cline, H.T. (2004) Insights into Activity-Dependent Map Formation from the Retinotectal System: A Middle-of-the-Brain Perspective.  Journal of Neurobiology, 59(1): 134-146.
  11. Uesaka, N., Hirai, S., Maruyama, T., Ruthazer, E.S., Yamamoto, N. (2005) Activity-Dependence of Cortical Axon Branch Formation:  A Morphological and Electrophysiological Study Using Organotypic Slice Cultures. Journal of Neuroscience 25(1): 1-9.
  12. Ruthazer, E.S. (2005) You’re Perfect, Now Change – Redefining the Role of Developmental Plasticity Neuron, 45(6): 825-8.
  13. Uesaka, N. Ruthazer, E.S. Yamamoto, N. (2006) The role of neural activity in cortical axon branching The Neuroscientist 12(2):102-106.
  14. Ruthazer, E.S., Li, J.L., Cline, H.T. (2006) Stabilization of Axon Branch Dynamics by Synaptic Maturation Journal of Neuroscience. 26(13):3594-3603.
  15. Jin, J.Z., Weng, C., Yeh, C.I., Gordon, J.A., Ruthazer, E.S., Stryker, M.P., Swadlow, H.A., and Alonso, J.M. (2008) On and Off Domains of Geniculate Afferents in Cat Primary Visual Cortex, Nature Neuroscience, 11(1):88-94.
  16. Feller, M.B. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2009) "Activity in Visual Development" in Encyclopedia of Neuroscience 1: 47-51.
  17. Latefi,N.S., Pedraza,L., Schohl, A., Li, Z. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2009) N-cadherin prodomain cleavage regulates synapse formation in vivo, Developmental Neurobiology 69(8): 518-529.
  18. Schwartz, N. Schohl, A. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2009) Neural activity regulates synaptic properties and dendritic structure in vivo through calcineurin/NFAT signaling, Neuron 62, 655–669
  19. Tremblay, M., FugŹre, V., Tsui, J., Schohl, A., Tavakoli, A., Travenćolo, B.A.N., Costa,L, and Ruthazer E.S. (2009) Regulation of Radial Glial Motility by Visual Experience, J. Neuroscience 29: 14066-76.
  20. Lee, R.H., Mills, E.A., Schwartz,N., Bell, M.R., Deeg,K.E., Ruthazer,E.S., Marsh-Armstrong, N., and Aizenman, C.D. (2010) Neurodevelopmental effects of chronic exposure to elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines in a developing visual system Neural Development,5:2.
  21. Ruthazer, E.S. and Aizenman, C.D. (2010) Learning to See: Patterned visual activity and the development of visual function. Trends in Neuroscience,33: 183-92.
  22. Higenell, V. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2010) Layers upon Layers: MHC Class I Acts in the Retina to Influence Thalamic Segregation Neuron 65: 439-41.
  23. Tsui, J., Schwartz, N. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2010) A developmental sensitive period for spike timing-dependent plasticity in the retinotectal projection Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience, 11 June 2010. Special Topic on STDP, edited by H. Markram, J. Sjöström and W. Gerstner .
  24. Ruthazer, E.S., Bachleda, A.R., and Olavarria, J.F. (2010) The Role of Interstitial Branching in the Development of Visual Corticocortical Connections: A Time-lapse and Fixed-tissue Analysis. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 518:4963–79.
  25. Dhande,O., Hua,E., Guh,E., Yeh,J., Bhatt,S., Zhang,Y., Ruthazer,E.S., Feller,M.B. and Crair,M.C. (2011) Development of Single Retinofugal Axon Arbors in Normal and ß2 Knock-Out Mice, Journal of Neuroscience. 31:3384-99.
  26. Sild, M. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2011) Radial Glia: Progenitor, Pathway and Partner, The Neuroscientist, 17(3):288-302
  27. Schwartz, N, Schohl, A. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2011) Activity-dependent  transcription  of  BDNF  enhances  visual  acuity  during  development. Neuron, 70(3):455-67.
  28. Higenell, V., Han, S.M., Feldheim, D.A., Scalia, F. and Ruthazer, E.S. (2012) Expression patterns of Ephs and ephrins throughout retinotectal development in Xenopus laevis. Developmental Neurobiology, doi: 10.1002/dneu.20930.
  29. Miraucourt, L.S., Santos da Silva, J., Burgos, K., Li, J.L., Abe, H., *Ruthazer, E.S. and *Cline, H.T. (2012) GABA Expression and Regulation by Sensory Experience in the Developing Visual System, PLOS One, 7(1): e29086. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029086
  30. Coupé, P., Munz, M., Manjon, J.V., Ruthazer, E.S., and Collins, D.L. (2012) A CANDLE for deeper in vivo insight, Medical Image Analysis, 16(4):849-64.
  31. Horn KE, Xu B, Gobert D, Hamam BN, Thompson KM, Wu CL, Bouchard JF, Uetani N, Racine RJ, Tremblay ML, Ruthazer ES, Chapman CA, Kennedy TE (2012) Receptor Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Sigma Regulates Synapse Structure, Function and Plasticity. J Neurochem. 122:147-61.
  32. Van Horn MR and Ruthazer ES (2012) Listening to Npas4: a transcription factor is the prescription for restoring youthful plasticity in the mature brain. J Physiol. 590: 4637-4638.
  33. Horn KE, Glasgow SD, Gobert D, Bull SJ, Luk T, Girgis J, Tremblay ME, McEachern D, Bouchard JF, Haber M, Hamel E, Krimpenfort P, Murai KK, Berns A, Doucet G, Chapman CA, Ruthazer ES, Kennedy TE (2013) DCC Expression by Neurons Regulates Synaptic Plasticity in the Adult Brain. Cell Reports, 3: 173-85.
  34. Van Horn MR, Sild M, Ruthazer ES (2013) D-serine as a gliotransmitter and its roles in brain development and disease. Frontiers in Cellular Neurosci 7: 39.
  35. Ruthazer ES, Schohl A, Schwartz N, Tavakoli A, Tremblay M and Cline HT (2013) Dye Labeling Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons in Live Xenopus Tadpoles. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols Sep 1;2013(8):768-70, doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot076463.
  36. Ruthazer ES, Schohl A, Schwartz N, Tavakoli A, Tremblay M and Cline HT (2013) Bulk Electroporation of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Live Xenopus Tadpoles. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols Sep 1;2013(8):771-5. doi: 10.1101/pdb.prot076471.
  37. Ruthazer ES, Schohl A, Schwartz N, Tavakoli A, Tremblay M and Cline HT (2013) Labeling individual neurons in the brains of live Xenopus tadpoles by electroporation of dyes or DNA. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols Sep 1;2013(9). doi:pii: pdb.prot077149.10.1101/pdb.prot077149.
  38. Ruthazer ES, Schohl A, Schwartz N, Tavakoli A, Tremblay M and Cline HT (2013) In vivo time-lapse imaging of neuronal development in Xenopus. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols Sep 1;2013(9). doi:pii: pdb.top077156.10.1101/pdb.top077156.
  39. Belkaid W, Thostrup P, Yam PT, Juzwik CA, Ruthazer ES, Dhaunchak AS and Colman DR (2013) Cellular response to micropatterned growth promoting and inhibitory substrates BMC Biotechnology 13:86.
  40. Goldman JS, Ashour MA, Magdesian MH, Tritsch NX, Christofi N, Chemali R, Stern YE, Thompson-Steckel G, Harris SN, Gris P, Glasgow SD, Grutter P, Bouchard JF, Ruthazer ES, Stellwagen D and Kennedy TE (2013) Netrin-1 Promotes Excitatory Synaptogenesis Between Cortical Neurons by Initiating Synapse Assembly J Neurosci, 33(44):17278 –17289.
  41. Sild M, Chatelain RP, Ruthazer ES (2013) Improved Method for the Quantification of Motility in Glia and Other Morphologically Complex Cells Neural Plasticity, vol. 2013, Article ID 853727.
  42. *Polcari D, *Kwan A, Van Horn MR, Danis L, Pellegioni L, *Ruthazer ES, *Mauzeroll J. (2014) A Disk-Shaped Amperometric Enzymatic Biosensor for In Vivo Detection of D-Serine,Anal Chem, 86:3501-7.
  43. *Munz M, *Gobert D, Schohl A, Poquérusse J, Podgorski K, Spratt P, Ruthazer ES (2014) Rapid Hebbian Axonal Remodeling Mediated by Visual Stimulation Science, 344(6186): 904-9.
  44. Wu J, Abdelfattah AS, Miraucourt LS, Kutsarova E, Ruangkittisakul A, Zhou H, Ballanyi K, Wicks G, Drobizhev M, Rebane A, Ruthazer ES, and Campbell RE (2014) A long Stokes shift red fluorescent Ca2+ indicator protein for two-photon and ratiometric imaging Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6262.
  45. Kesner P, Gobert D, and Ruthazer ES (2015) Formula for Unsilencing Plasticity: Spike with GABA Neuron, 87: 915-7.
  46. Sild M, Van Horn MR, Schohl A, Jia D, and Ruthazer ES (2016) Neural Activity-Dependent Regulation of Radial Glial Filopodial Motility Is Mediated by Glial cGMP-Dependent Protein Kinase 1 and Contributes to Synapse Maturation in the Developing Visual System J Neurosci, 36:5279–5288.
  47. Miraucourt LS, Tsui J, Gobert D, Desjardins JF, Schohl A, Sild M, Spratt P, Castonguay A, De Koninck Y, Marsh-Armstrong N, Wiseman PW and Ruthazer ES (2016) Endocannabinoid signaling enhances visual responses through modulation of intracellular chloride levels in retinal ganglion cells. eLife, 10.7554/eLife.15932.
  48. Kutsarova E, Munz M and Ruthazer ES (2016) Rules for shaping neural connections in the developing brain. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 10, 111.
  49. Van Horn MR, Strasser A, Miraucourt LS, Pollegioni L and Ruthazer ES. (2017) The gliotransmitter D-serine promotes synapse maturation and axonal stabilization in vivo. J Neurosci, 37:6277– 6288.
  50. Sild M, Ruthazer ES and Booij L (2017) Major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders from the glial perspective: etiological mechanisms, intervention and monitoring. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, pii: S0149-7634(17)30472-4.
  51. *Solek CM, *Farooqi N, Verly M, Lim TK and Ruthazer ES (2018) Maternal immune activation in neurodevelopmental disorders Developmental Dynamics, doi:10.1002/dvdy.24612
  52. Imaizumi K, Ruthazer ES, MacLean JN and Lee CC (2018) Editorial: Spontaneous Activity in Sensory Systems Frontiers in Neural Circuits doi:10.3389/fncir.2018.00027
  53. Glasgow SD, Labrecque S, Beamish IV, Aufmkolk S, Gibon J, Harris SN, Dufresne P, Wiseman PW, McKinney RA, Séguéla P, De Koninck P, Ruthazer ES, and Kennedy TE (2018) Activity-Dependent Netrin-1 Secretion Drives Synaptic Insertion of GluA1-Containing AMPA Receptors in the Hippocampus. Cell Reports, 25, 168–182.
  54. Van Horn MR and Ruthazer ES (2018) Glial regulation of synapse maturation and stabilization in the developing nervous system. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 54, 113-9.
  55. Chorghay Z and Ruthazer ES (2018) White Matter Plasticity Keeps the Brain in Tune: Axons Conduct While Glia Wrap. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience doi: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00428
  56. *Wong E, *Glasgow SD, Trigiani LJ, Chitsaz D, Rymar V, Sadikot A, Ruthazer ES, Hamel E and Kennedy TE (2019) Spatial memory requires netrin-1 expression by neurons in the adult mammalian brain. Learning and Memory 26:77–83.