Dwight Bergles PhD

Professor of Neuroscience and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Bergles DE, Roberts JDB, Somogyi P, and Jahr CE (2000)  Glutamatergic synapses on oligodendrocyte precursor cells in the hippocampus.  Nature.  405:187-191.

Lin S-C and Bergles DE  (2004)  Synaptic signaling between GABAergic interneurons and oligodendrocyte precursor cells in the hippocampus.  Nature Neuroscience.  7:24-32.

Lin S-C, Huck JHJ, Roberts JDB, Macklin WB, Somogyi P, and Bergles DE  (2005)  Climbing fiber innervation of NG2 expressing glia in the mammalian cerebellum.  Neuron.  46:773-785.

Ziskin J, Nishiyama A, Rubio M, Fukaya M, and Bergles DE (2007) Vesicular release of glutamate from unmyelinated axons in white matter.  Nature Neuroscience.  10:321-330.

Tritsch NX, Yi E, Gale JE, Glowatzki E, and Bergles DE (2007) The origin of spontaneous activity in the developing auditory system. Nature.  450:50-55.

DeBiase L, Nishiyama A, and Bergles DE (2010) Excitability and synaptic communication within the oligodendrocyte lineage.  Journal of Neuroscience. 30:3600-3611.

Paukert M, Huang YH, Tanaka K, Rothstein JD, and Bergles DE  (2010) Zones of enhanced glutamate release from climbing fibers in the mammalian cerebellum.  Journal of Neuroscience.  30:7290-7299.

Tritsch NX, Rodríguez-Contreras A, Crins TTH, Wang HC, Borst JGG, and Bergles DE  (2010)  Calcium action potentials in hair cells pattern auditory neuron activity before hearing onset.  Nature Neuroscience. 13:1050-1052.

Kang SH, Fukaya M, Yang JK, Rothstein JD, and Bergles DE (2010)  NG2+ CNS glial precursor cells remain committed to the oligodendrocyte lineage in postnatal life and following neurodegeneration.  Neuron.  68:668-681.

De Biase LM, Kang SH, Baxi EG, Fukaya M, Pucak ML, Mishina M, Calabresi PL, and Bergles DE (2011).  NMDA receptor signaling in oligodendrocyte progenitors is not required for oligodendrogenesis and myelination.  Journal of Neuroscience.  31:12650-12662.

Paukert M, and Bergles DE (2012)  Reduction of motion artifacts during in vivo two-photon imaging of brain through heartbeat triggered scanning. Journal of Physiology. Epub, April 16, 2012.

Hughes EG, Kang SH, Fukaya M, and Bergles DE (2013) Oligodendrocyte progenitors balance growth with self-repulsion to achieve homeostasis in the adult brain.  Nature Neuroscience.  Epub, April 28, 2013.

Wang HC, Lin CC, Cheung R, Zhang-Hooks Y, Agarwal A, Ellis-Davies G, Rock J, Bergles DE. Cell. 2015 Dec 3;163(6):1348-59. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.10.070. Epub 2015 Nov 25.

Zhang-Hooks Y, Agarwal A, Mishina M, Bergles DE.  Neuron. 2016 Jan 20;89(2):337-50. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.12.016. Epub 2016 Jan 7.