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Jessica A. Osterhout

Jessica A. Osterhout, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Neurobiology

Academic Office Information

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship Harvard University
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, San Diego
Undergraduate University of Oregon

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Osterhout JA, Kapoor V, Eichhorn SW, Vaughn E, Moore JD, Lui D, Lee D, DeNardo LA, Luo L, Zhuang X, Dulac C (In Press). A preoptic neuronal population controls fever and loss of appetite during sickness. (Epub ahead of print) Nature.
  2. Li Y, Mathis A, Grewe BF, Osterhout JA, Ahanonu B, Schnitzer MJ, Murthy VN, Dulac C (2017). Neuronal Representation of Social Information in the Medial Amygdala of Awake Behaving Mice. Cell, 171(5), 1176-1190.e17. (Read full article)
  3. Osterhout JA, Stafford BK, Nguyen PL, Yoshihara Y, Huberman AD (2015). Contactin-4 mediates axon-target specificity and functional development of the accessory optic system. Neuron, 86(4), 985-999. (Read full article)
  4. Osterhout JA, El-Danaf RN, Nguyen PL, Huberman AD (2014). Birthdate and outgrowth timing predict cellular mechanisms of axon target matching in the developing visual pathway. Cell Rep, 8(4), 1006-17. (Read full article)
  5. Carney TD, Miller MR, Robinson KJ, Bayraktar OA, Osterhout JA, Doe CQ (2011). Functional genomics identifies neural stem cell sub-type expression profiles and genes regulating neuroblast homeostasis. Dev Biol, 361(1), 137-46. (Read full article)
  6. Osterhout JA, Josten N, Yamada J, Pan F, Wu SW, Nguyen PL, Panagiotakos G, Inoue YU, Egusa SF, Volgyi B, Inoue T, Bloomfield SA, Barres BA, Berson DM, Feldheim DA, Huberman AD (2011). Cadherin-6 mediates axon-target matching in a non-image-forming visual circuit. Neuron, 71(4), 632-9. (Read full article)