John Pezaris

Neuroscience



Conferences

AREADNE 2016, Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 22-26 June 2014, Santorini, Greece. Co-Chair with N. G. Hatsopoulos.

AREADNE 2014, Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 26-29 June 2014, Santorini, Greece. Co-Chair with N. G. Hatsopoulos.

AREADNE 2012, Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 21-24 June 2012, Santorini, Greece. Co-Chair with N. G. Hatsopoulos.

AREADNE 2010, Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 17-20 June 2010, Santorini, Greece. Co-Chair with N. G. Hatsopoulos.

AREADNE 2008, Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 26-29 June 2008, Santorini, Greece. Co-Chair with N. G. Hatsopoulos.

AREADNE 2006, Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 22-25 June 2006, Santorini, Greece. Co-Founder and Co-Chair with N. G. Hatsopoulos.


Publications

M. Vurro, A. M. Crowell, J. S. Pezaris Simulation of thalamic prosthetic vision: reading accuracy, speed, and acuity in sighted humans, Front. Human Neurosci, 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00816, 2014. [PDF]

A. Jeffries, N. Killian, J. S. Pezaris, Mapping the Primate Lateral Geniculate Nucleus: A Review of Experiments and Methods, J. Neurophsiology (Paris) 10.1016/j.jphysparis.2013.10.001, 2014. [PDF]

B. Bourkiza, M. Vurro, A. Jeffries, J. S. Pezaris, Visual Acuity of Simulated Thalamic Visual Prostheses in Normally Sighted Humans, PLOS ONE, 10.1371/journal.pone.0073592, 2013. [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, E. E. Eskandar, Getting signals into the brain: Visual prosthetics through thalamic microstimulation, Neurosurgical Focus, 27(1):E6, 2009. [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, R. C. Reid, Simulations of electrode placement for a thalamic visual prosthesis, IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering, 56(1):172-178, 2009. [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, R. C. Reid, Demonstration of Artificial Visual Percepts through Thalamic Microstimulation, PNAS 104:18 (2007) 7670-7675. [abstract] [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, N. G. Hatsopoulos (eds.) Proceedings of AREADNE 2012 Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 21-24 June 2012, Santorini, Greece. [PDF]

N. G. Hatsopoulos, J. S. Pezaris (eds.) Proceedings of AREADNE 2010 Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 17-20 June 2010, Santorini, Greece. [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, N. G. Hatsopoulos (eds.) Proceedings of AREADNE 2008 Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 26-29 June 2008, Santorini, Greece. [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, N. G. Hatsopoulos (eds.) Proceedings of AREADNE 2006 Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles, 22-25 June 2006, Santorini, Greece. [PDF]

P. Kara, J. S. Pezaris, S. Yurgenson, R. C. Reid, The spatial receptive field of thalamic inputs to single cortical simple cells revealed by the interaction of visual and electrical stimulation, PNAS 99:25 (2002) 16261-16266. [PDF]

B. Pesaran, J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, P. P. Mitra, R. A. Andersen, Temporal structure in neuronal activity during working memory in macaque parietal cortex, Nature Neuroscience 5:8 (2002) 805-811. [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, Responses of Multiple Simultaneously Recorded Macaque Area LIP Neurons in a Memory Saccade Task, Ph.D. dissertation, Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute of Technology, 2000. [Info] [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, Dynamics in LIP Spike Train Coherence, CNS*99, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 18-22, 1999. [Info]

M. Sahani, J. S. Pezaris, and R. A. Andersen, Tetrode recording in macaque parietal cortex: spike-time structure in the memory-period response , CNS*99, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 18-22, 1999.

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, Response Correlations in Parietal Cortex, CNS*98, Santa Barbara, California, July 26-30, 1998. [Info]

M. Wehr, J. S. Pezaris, and M. Sahani, Simultaneous Paired Intracellular and Tetrode Recordings for Evaluating the Performance of Spike Sorting Algorithms, CNS*98, Santa Barbara, California, July 26-30, 1998. [Info]

M. Sahani, J. S. Pezaris, and R. A. Andersen, On the Separation of Signals from Neighboring Cells in Tetrode Recordings, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 10, M. I. Jordan, M. J. Kearns, and S. A. Solla (eds.), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (1998).

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, Extracellular recording from multiple neighboring cells: response properties in parietal cortex, CNS*97, Bozeman, Montana, July 6-10, 1997. [Info]

M. Sahani, J. S. Pezaris, and R. A. Andersen, Extracellular recording from multiple neighboring cells: a maximum-likelihood solution to the spike-separation problem, CNS*97, Bozeman, Montana, July 6-10, 1997. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, Tetrodes for Monkeys, CNS*95, Monterey, California, July 12-16, 1995. [Info]


Abstracts and Talks

( A substantial number of recent talks and abstracts have not been included here. )

J. S. Pezaris, Eye, Brain, Vision, The 2007 Nalebuff Lecture, Belmont Hill School, Belmont, MA, 29 March 2007.

J. S. Pezaris and R. C. Reid, Characteristics of Percepts Evoked by Microstimulation in LGN, Society for Neuroscience 35th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 2004. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris and R. C. Reid, Microstimulation in LGN Produces Focal Visual Percepts, Society for Neuroscience 34th Annual Meeting, San Diego, October 2004. [Info]

P. Kara, J. S. Pezaris, and R. C. Reid, Interaction between Electrical and Sensory Stimulation of Visual Cortical Neurons, Poster 619.36, Society for Neuroscience 31st Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 2001. [Info]

D. J. Dubowitz, J. S. Pezaris, and R. A. Andersen, A Frameless Stereotaxic MRI technique for Placing Neural Recording Electrodes in Macaque Monkeys, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, 2000. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris and D. J. Dubowitz, MRI Localization of Extracellular Electrodes using Metallic Deposition at 1.5T, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, May 22, 1999, Philidelphia, PA. [Info] [PDF]

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, Tetrode recording in macaque parietal cortex: response classification and spike train correlation, Poster 449.15, Society for Neuroscience 26th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, November 1998.

M. Sahani, J. S. Pezaris, and R. A. Andersen, Tetrode recording in macaque parietal cortex: spike-time structure in the memory-period response, Poster 449.16, Society for Neuroscience 26th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, November 1998.

B. Pesaran, J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, P. P. Mitra, and R. A. Andersen, Analysis of trial to trial variability in simultaneously recorded spike trains from macaque parietal cortex, Poster 449.17, Society for Neuroscience 26th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, November 1998.

M. Sahani, J. S. Pezaris, and R. A. Andersen, Extracellular recording from adjacent neurons: I. A maximum-likelihood solution to the spike separation problem, Society for Neuroscience 27th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 25-30, 1997.

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, Extracellular recording from adjacent neurons: II. Correlations in macaque parietal cortex, Poster 604.11, Society for Neuroscience 27th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 25-30, 1997.

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, R. A. Andersen, D. Psaltis, and P. Perona, CNS246 Multicellular Recording, NSF Engineering Education Innovators' Conference, April 7-8, 1997, Arlington, Virginia.

M. Sahani, J. S. Pezaris, and R. A. Andersen, Extracellular recording from multiple neighbouring cells in primate cortex, Poster Group 3, Neural Networks: From Biology to Harware Implementations, Chia96, Chia (Cagliari), Sardenia, Italy, September 23-27, 1996. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, K. L. Grieve, and R. A. Andersen, Multiple Single Unit Recording Using Tetrodes in Macaque Visual Cortex: Electrode Design and Spike Identification, Poster 360.4, Society for Neuroscience 25th Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 1995. [Info]


Patents

J. S. Pezaris, R. C. Reid, and E. N. Eskandar, A Visual Prosthesis and Methods of Creating Visual Perceptions, pending.

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, Chronic Chamber Microdrive, US Patent 6,249,691, June 2001. [PDF]


Technical Reports

J. S. Pezaris, A TDT Switch Module, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-00-06, February, 2000. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, A TDT Amplifier Module, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-00-05, February, 2000. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, A Miniature Four Channel Headstage Amplifier, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-00-04, February, 2000. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, Microdrive Mount Drawings, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-00-03, February, 2000. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, Recording Chamber Drawings, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-00-02, February, 2000. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, V. A. Shcherbatyuk, and D. E. Meeker, Astra Coffee Machine Preventive Maintenance, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-00-01, January, 2000. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, A Reward Juicer, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-99-01, June, 1999. [Info]

J. S. Pezaris, M. Sahani, and R. A. Andersen, New and Improved Tetrodes for Monkeys, California Institute of Technology, Computation and Neural Systems Technical Report TR-98-03, December, 1998. [Info]