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Kavalali E. T. (2023). Interrogating synaptic transmission at circadian time scales. The Journal of physiology601(10), 1697–1698.

Uzay, B., & Kavalali, E. T. (2023). Genetic disorders of neurotransmitter release machinery. Frontiers in synaptic neuroscience15, 1148957.

Guzikowski NJ, Kavalali ET. Super-resolution imaging of synaptic scaffold proteins in rat hippocampal neurons. STAR Protoc. 2023 Feb 2;4(1):102080. doi: 10.1016/j.xpro.2023.102080. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36853692; PMCID: PMC9932186.

Kim, J. W., Suzuki, K., Kavalali, E. T., & Monteggia, L. M. (2023). Bridging rapid and sustained antidepressant effects of ketamine. Trends in molecular medicine29(5), 364–375.

Uzay B, Houcek A, Ma ZZ, Konradi C, Monteggia LM, Kavalali ET (2023). Neurotransmitter Release Progressively Desynchronizes in Induced Human Neurons during Synapse Maturation and Aging. Cell Reports 42:112042.

Jaczynska, K., Esquivies, L., Pfuetzner, R. A., Alten, B., Brewer, K. D., Zhou, Q., Kavalali, E. T., Brunger, A. T., & Rizo, J. (2023). Analysis of tripartite Synaptotagmin-1-SNARE-complexin-1 complexes in solution. FEBS open bio13(1), 26–50.

Kavalali, E. T., & Monteggia, L. M. (2023). Rapid homeostatic plasticity and neuropsychiatric therapeutics. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology48(1), 54–60.


Matthews, E. A., Sun, W., McMahon, S. M., Doengi, M., Halka, L., Anders, S., Müller, J. A., Steinlein, P., Vana, N. S., van Dyk, G., Pitsch, J., Becker, A. J., Pfeifer, A., Kavalali, E. T., Lamprecht, A., Henneberger, C., Stein, V., Schoch, S., & Dietrich, D. (2022). Optical analysis of glutamate spread in the neuropil. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991)32(17), 3669–3689.

Guzikowski NJ, Kavalali ET. Nano-organization of spontaneous GABAergic transmission directs its autonomous function in neuronal signaling. Cell Rep. 2022 Aug 9;40(6):111172. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.111172. PMID: 35947950; PMCID: PMC9392417.

Horvath, P. M., Piazza, M. K., Kavalali, E. T., & Monteggia, L. M. (2022). MeCP2 loss-of-function dysregulates microRNAs regionally and disrupts excitatory/inhibitory synaptic transmission balance. Hippocampus32(8), 610–623.

Uzay, B., & Kavalali, E. T. (2022). Multi-neurotransmitter regulation of neural firing via coincidence of parallel G-protein signals. Cell calcium105, 102611.

Suzuki K, Kavalali ET, Monteggia LM. Optical analysis of AMPAR-mediated synaptic scaling in mouse hippocampus. STAR Protoc. 2022 Jun 4;3(2):101443. doi: 10.1016/j.xpro.2022.101443. PMID: 35677613; PMCID: PMC9168154.

Wang CS, Chanaday NL, Monteggia LM, Kavalali ET. Probing the segregation of evoked and spontaneous neurotransmission via photobleaching and recovery of a fluorescent glutamate sensor. Elife. 2022 Apr 14;11:e76008. doi: 10.7554/eLife.76008. PMID: 35420542; PMCID: PMC9129874.

Chanaday, N. L., & Kavalali, E. T. (2022). Role of the endoplasmic reticulum in synaptic transmission. Current opinion in neurobiology73, 102538.

Alten B, Guzikowski NJ, Zurawski Z, Hamm HE, Kavalali ET. Presynaptic mechanisms underlying GABAB-receptor-mediated inhibition of spontaneous neurotransmitter release. Cell Rep. 2022 Jan 18;38(3):110255. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.110255. PMID: 35045279; PMCID: PMC8793855.


Wang, C. S., Kavalali, E. T., & Monteggia, L. M. (2022). BDNF signaling in context: From synaptic regulation to psychiatric disorders. Cell185(1), 62–76.

Guzikowski NJ, Kavalali ET. Nano-Organization at the Synapse: Segregation of Distinct Forms of Neurotransmission. Front Synaptic Neurosci. 2021 Dec 22;13:796498. doi: 10.3389/fnsyn.2021.796498. PMID: 35002671; PMCID: PMC8727373.

Suzuki, K., Kim, J. W., Nosyreva, E., Kavalali, E. T., & Monteggia, L. M. (2021). Convergence of distinct signaling pathways on synaptic scaling to trigger rapid antidepressant action. Cell reports37(5), 109918.

Chanaday, N. L., & Kavalali, E. T. (2021). Synaptobrevin-2 dependent regulation of single synaptic vesicle endocytosis. Molecular biology of the cell32(19), 1818–1823.

Lin PY, Ma ZZ, Mahgoub M, Kavalali ET, Monteggia LM. A synaptic locus for TrkB signaling underlying ketamine rapid antidepressant action. Cell Rep. 2021 Aug 17;36(7):109513. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109513. PMID: 34407417; PMCID: PMC8404212.

Horvath, P. M., Chanaday, N. L., Alten, B., Kavalali, E. T., & Monteggia, L. M. (2021). A subthreshold synaptic mechanism regulating BDNF expression and resting synaptic strength. Cell reports36(5), 109467.

Kim, J. W., Autry, A. E., Na, E. S., Adachi, M., Björkholm, C., Kavalali, E. T., & Monteggia, L. M. (2021). Sustained effects of rapidly acting antidepressants require BDNF-dependent MeCP2 phosphorylation. Nature neuroscience24(8), 1100–1109.

Shumate, K. M., Tas, S. T., Kavalali, E. T., & Emeson, R. B. (2021). RNA editing-mediated regulation of calcium-dependent activator protein for secretion (CAPS1) localization and its impact on synaptic transmission. Journal of neurochemistry158(2), 182–196.

Shin, O. H., & Kavalali, E. T. (2021). Evolutionary diversity of the dual Ca2+ sensor system for neurotransmitter release. Cell calcium96, 102402.

Kim JW, Herz J, Kavalali ET, Monteggia LM. A key requirement for synaptic Reelin signaling in ketamine-mediated behavioral and synaptic action. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 May 18;118(20):e2103079118. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2103079118. PMID: 33975959; PMCID: PMC8157952.

Chanaday NL, Nosyreva E, Shin OH, Zhang H, Aklan I, Atasoy D, Bezprozvanny I, Kavalali ET (2021). Presynaptic store-operated Ca2+ entry drives excitatory spontaneous neurotransmission and augments endoplasmic reticulum stress. Neuron 109:1314-1332.e5.

Vilcaes AA, Chanaday NL, Kavalali ET. Interneuronal exchange and functional integration of synaptobrevin via extracellular vesicles. Neuron. 2021 Mar 17;109(6):971-983.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.01.007. Epub 2021 Jan 28. PMID: 33513363; PMCID: PMC7979516.

Alten B, Zhou Q, Shin OH, Esquivies L, Lin PY, White KI, Sun R, Chung WK, Monteggia LM, Brunger AT, Kavalali ET (2021). Role of aberrant spontaneous neurotransmission in SNAP25-associated encephalopathies. Neuron 109: 59-72.

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