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M.Rashid, M. Murugan . Neural Correlates of Cue-Evoked Synchronous Fear Responses (2023). Biological Psychiatry. (Commentary)
N. F. Parker, A. Baidya, J. Cox, L. M. Haetzel, A. Zhukovskaya, M. Murugan, B. Engelhard, M. Goldman, I.B.Witten . Choice-selective sequences dominate in cortical relative to thalamic inputs to NAc to support reinforcement learning (2022). Cell Reports
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M. Murugan, H.J. Jang, M. Park, E.M. Miller, J. Cox, J.P. Taliaferro, N.F. Parker, V. Bhave, H. Hur, Y. Liang, A.R. Nectow, J.W. Pillow1, I.B. Witten. Combined social and spatial coding in a descending projection from the prefrontal cortex (2017). Cell.
M. Murugan, S. Harward, C. Scharff, R. Mooney. Diminished FoxP2 levels affect dopaminergic modulation of corticostriatal signaling important to song variability (2013). Neuron (Cover article).
T.F. Roberts, S.M.H. Gobes, M. Murugan, B.P. Olveczky, R. Mooney. Motor circuits are required to encode a sensory model for imitative learning (2012). Nature Neuroscience.
M. Tanaka, J.S. Alvarado, M. Murugan, & R. Mooney. Focal expression of mutant huntingtin in the songbird basal ganglia disrupts cortico-basal ganglia networks and vocal sequences (2016). PNAS.