Now showing items 1-19 of 19

    • A framework for integrating the songbird brain. 

      Carninci, P; Dietrich, F; Hartemink, Alexander J; Hayashizaki, Y; Jarvis, Erich David; Lin, S; McConnell, P; ... (15 authors) (J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol, 2002-12)
      Biological systems by default involve complex components with complex relationships. To decipher how biological systems work, we assume that one needs to integrate information over multiple levels of complexity. The songbird ...
    • Basal ganglia function, stuttering, sequencing, and repair in adult songbirds. 

      Bosikova, E; Cvikova, M; Jarvis, Erich David; Kubikova, L; Lukacova, K; Scharff, C (Sci Rep, 2014-10-13)
      A pallial-basal-ganglia-thalamic-pallial loop in songbirds is involved in vocal motor learning. Damage to its basal ganglia part, Area X, in adult zebra finches has been noted to have no strong effects on song and its function ...
    • Comparative genomics reveals molecular features unique to the songbird lineage. 

      Jarvis, Erich David; Lovell, PV; Mello, CV; Wirthlin, M (BMC Genomics, 2014-12-13)
      BACKGROUND: Songbirds (oscine Passeriformes) are among the most diverse and successful vertebrate groups, comprising almost half of all known bird species. Identifying the genomic innovations that might be associated with ...
    • Convergent differential regulation of parvalbumin in the brains of vocal learners. 

      Hara, E; Jarvis, Erich David; Okanoya, K; Rivas, Miriam V; Ward, JM (PLoS One, 2012)
      Spoken language and learned song are complex communication behaviors found in only a few species, including humans and three groups of distantly related birds--songbirds, parrots, and hummingbirds. Despite their ...
    • Differential expression of glutamate receptors in avian neural pathways for learned vocalization. 

      Hagiwara, M; Jarvis, Erich David; Sakaguchi, H; Wada, K (J Comp Neurol, 2004-08-09)
      Learned vocalization, the substrate for human language, is a rare trait. It is found in three distantly related groups of birds-parrots, hummingbirds, and songbirds. These three groups contain cerebral vocal nuclei for learned ...
    • Dopamine regulation of human speech and bird song: a critical review. 

      Horwitz, B; Jarvis, Erich David; Simonyan, K (Brain Lang, 2012-09)
      To understand the neural basis of human speech control, extensive research has been done using a variety of methodologies in a range of experimental models. Nevertheless, several critical questions about learned vocal motor ...
    • Evaluating functional network inference using simulations of complex biological systems. 

      Hartemink, Alexander J; Jarvis, Erich David; Smith, VA (Bioinformatics, 2002)
      MOTIVATION: Although many network inference algorithms have been presented in the bioinformatics literature, no suitable approach has been formulated for evaluating their effectiveness at recovering models of complex biological ...
    • For whom the bird sings: context-dependent gene expression. 

      Grossman, Matthew R; Jarvis, Erich David; Nottebohm, F; Ramos, JA; Scharff, C (Neuron, 1998-10)
      Male zebra finches display two song behaviors: directed and undirected singing. The two differ little in the vocalizations produced but greatly in how song is delivered. "Directed" song is usually accompanied by a courtship ...
    • Hosts of avian brood parasites have evolved egg signatures with elevated information content. 

      Caves, Eleanor M; Iversen, Edwin S; Spottiswoode, CN; Stevens, M (Proc Biol Sci, 2015-07-07)
      Hosts of brood-parasitic birds must distinguish their own eggs from parasitic mimics, or pay the cost of mistakenly raising a foreign chick. Egg discrimination is easier when different host females of the same species each ...
    • Influence of network topology and data collection on network inference. 

      Hartemink, Alexander J; Jarvis, Erich David; Smith, VA (Pac Symp Biocomput, 2003)
      We recently developed an approach for testing the accuracy of network inference algorithms by applying them to biologically realistic simulations with known network topology. Here, we seek to determine the degree to which ...
    • Lateralized activation of Cluster N in the brains of migratory songbirds. 

      Feenders, G; Jarvis, Erich David; Liedvogel, M; Mouritsen, H; Troje, NF; Wada, K (Eur J Neurosci, 2007-02)
      Cluster N is a cluster of forebrain regions found in night-migratory songbirds that shows high activation of activity-dependent gene expression during night-time vision. We have suggested that Cluster N may function as a ...
    • Learned birdsong and the neurobiology of human language. 

      Jarvis, Erich David (Ann N Y Acad Sci, 2004-06)
      Vocal learning, the substrate for human language, is a rare trait found to date in only three distantly related groups of mammals (humans, bats, and cetaceans) and three distantly related groups of birds (parrots, hummingbirds, ...
    • Molecular profiling of the developing avian telencephalon: regional timing and brain subdivision continuities. 

      Chen, CC; Jarvis, Erich David; Pfenning, Andreas R; Winkler, CM (J Comp Neurol, 2013-11)
      In our companion study (Jarvis et al. [2013] J Comp Neurol. doi: 10.1002/cne.23404) we used quantitative brain molecular profiling to discover that distinct subdivisions in the avian pallium above and below the ventricle ...
    • Night-time neuronal activation of Cluster N in a day- and night-migrating songbird. 

      Heyers, D; Jarvis, Erich David; Liedvogel, M; Mouritsen, H; Zapka, M (Eur J Neurosci, 2010-08)
      Magnetic compass orientation in a night-migratory songbird requires that Cluster N, a cluster of forebrain regions, is functional. Cluster N, which receives input from the eyes via the thalamofugal pathway, shows high neuronal ...
    • Night-vision brain area in migratory songbirds. 

      Feenders, G; Jarvis, Erich David; Liedvogel, M; Mouritsen, H; Wada, K (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2005-06-07)
      Twice each year, millions of night-migratory songbirds migrate thousands of kilometers. To find their way, they must process and integrate spatiotemporal information from a variety of cues including the Earth's magnetic ...
    • Profiling of experience-regulated proteins in the songbird auditory forebrain using quantitative proteomics. 

      Alzate, O; Jarvis, Erich David; Osorio, C; Pinaud, R (Eur J Neurosci, 2008-03)
      Auditory and perceptual processing of songs are required for a number of behaviors in songbirds such as vocal learning, territorial defense, mate selection and individual recognition. These neural processes are accompanied ...
    • Site-specific retinoic acid production in the brain of adult songbirds. 

      Denisenko-Nehrbass, NI; Jarvis, Erich David; Mello, CV; Nottebohm, F; Scharff, C (Neuron, 2000-08)
      The song system of songbirds, a set of brain nuclei necessary for song learning and production, has distinctive morphological and functional properties. Utilizing differential display, we searched for molecular components ...
    • Songbirds and the revised avian brain nomenclature. 

      Jarvis, Erich David; Mello, CV; Perkel, DJ; Reiner, A (Ann N Y Acad Sci, 2004-06)
      It has become increasingly clear that the standard nomenclature for many telencephalic and related brainstem structures of the avian brain is based on flawed once-held assumptions of homology to mammalian brain structures, ...
    • The dusp1 immediate early gene is regulated by natural stimuli predominantly in sensory input neurons. 

      Hara, E; Horita, H; Jarvis, Erich David; Rivas, Miriam V; Wada, K (J Comp Neurol, 2010-07-15)
      Many immediate early genes (IEGs) have activity-dependent induction in a subset of brain subdivisions or neuron types. However, none have been reported yet with regulation specific to thalamic-recipient sensory neurons of ...