The Preuss Lab

Selected Publications

Medan V, Mäki-Marttunen T, Sztarker J, Preuss T. Differential processing in modality-specific Mauthner-cell dendrites. J Physiol (accepted pending revisions).

Bronson D, Preuss T. Cellular mechanisms of cortisol-induced changes in Mauthner-cell excitability in the startle circuit of goldfish. Front Neural circuits (in press).

Neumeister H, Adelman M, Gallagher W, Gou J, Merrins K, Perkowski M, Shih S, Terranova B, Preuss T. Socially induced plasticity in sensorimotor gating in the African cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. Behav Brain Res 332:32-39, 2017. PDF

Fulmer AG, Neumeister H, Preuss T. Social plasticity in non-territorial male African cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. J Ethol 35:109-19, 2017. PDF

Neumeister H. Leben und Überleben des Nautilus. Divemaster, das Fachmagazin im Tauchsport Nr. 87:23-8, 2016. WEB

Curtin PC and Preuss T. Glycine and GABA A receptors mediate tonic and phasic inhibitory processes that contribute to prepulse inhibition in the goldfish startle network. Front Neural Circuits, 2015. PDF

Medan V, Preuss T. The Mauthner-cell circuit of fish as a model system for startle plasticity. J Physiol 108(2-3):129-4, 2014. PDF

Barord GJ, Dooley F, Dunstan A, Ilano A, Keister KN, Neumeister H, Preuss T, Schoepfer S, Ward PD. Comparative population assessments of Nautilus sp. in the Philippines, Australia, Fiji, and American Samoa using Baited Remote Undwater Video Systems. PloSONE 9(6): e100799.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.01100799, 2014. PDF

Curtin PC, Medan V, Neumeister H, Bronson DR, Preuss T. The 5-HT5A receptor regulates excitability in the auditory startle circuit: functional implications for sensorimotor gating. J Neurosci 33:10011-2, 2013. PubMed.

Medan V and Preuss T. Dopaminergic induced changes in Mauthner-cell excitability disrupts prepulse inhibition in the startle circuit of goldfish. J Neurophysiol 106:3195-204, 2011. PubMed.

Mirjany M, Preuss T* and Faber DS* (*shared last authorship). Role of the lateral line mechanosensory system in directionality of goldfish auditory evoked escape response. J Exp Biol 214:3358-67, 2011. PubMed.

Whitaker KW, Neumeister H, Huffman LS, Kidd CE, Preuss T* and Hofmann HA* (*shared last authorship). Serotonergic modulation of startle-escape plasticity in an Aftrican cichlid fish: a single-cell molecular and physiological analysis of a vital neural circuit. J Neurophysiol 106:127-37, 2011. PubMed.

Neumeister H, Whitaker KW, Hofmann HA* and Preuss T* (*shared last authorship). Social and ecological regulation of a decision-making circuit. J Neurophysiol 104:3180-88, 2010. PubMed.

Weiss SA, Preuss T* and Faber DS* (*shared last authorship). Phase encoding in the Mauthner system: implications in left-right sound source discrimination. J Neurosci 29:3431-4, 2009. PubMed.

Szabo T, Brookings T, Preuss T and Faber DS. Effects of temperature acclimation on a central neural circuit and its behavioral output. J Neurophysiol 100:2997-3008, 2008. PubMed.

Weiss SA, Preuss T and Faber DS. A role of electrical inhibition in sensorimotor integration. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105:18047-52, 2008. PubMed.

Neumeister H, Szabo TM and Preuss T. Behavioral and physiological characterization of sensorimotor-gating in the goldfish startle response. J Neurophysiol 99:1493-502, 2008. PubMed.

Weiss SA, Zottoli SJ, Do SC, Faber DS and Preuss T. Correlation of C-start behaviors with neural activity recorded from the hindbrain in free-swimming goldfish (Carassius auratus). J Exp Biol 209:4788-801, 2006. PubMed.

Szabo TM, Weiss SA, Faber DS and Preuss T. Representation of auditory signals in the M-cell: role of electrical synapses. J Neurophysiol 95:2617-29, 2006. PubMed.

Preuss T, Osei-Bonsu PE, Weiss SA, Wang C, and Faber DS. Neural representation of object approach in a decision-making motor circuit. J Neurosci 26:3454-64, 2006. PubMed.

Preuss T, and Faber DS. Central cellular mechanisms underlying temperature-dependent changes in the goldfish startle-escape behavior. J Neurosci 23: 5617-26, 2003. PubMed.

Preuss T and Gilly WF. Role of prey-capture experience on development of the escape response in the squid Loligo opalescens: a physiological correlate in an identified neuron. J Exp Biol 203: 559-65, 2000. PubMed.

Neumeister H, Ripley B, Preuss T and Gilly WF. Effects of temperature on escape jetting in the squid Loligo opalescens. J Exp Biol 203:547-57, 2000. PubMed.