An amygdala circuit that suppresses social engagement

Jeong-Tae Kwon, Changhyeon Ryu, Hyeseung Lee, Alec Sheffield, Jingxuan Fan, Daniel H. Cho, Shivani Bigler, Heather A. Sullivan, Han Kyung Choe, Ian R. Wickersham, Myriam Heiman & Gloria B. Choi. Nature 2021 March 31; doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03413-6. Nature Link »

MIT News: Mice naturally engage in physical distancing, study finds. MIT Link »

Maternal immune activation in mice disrupts proteostasis in the fetal brain

Brian T Kalish, Eunha Kim, Benjamin Finander, Erin E Duffy, Hyunju Kim, Casey K Gilman, Yeong Shin Yim, Lilin Tong, Randal J Kaufman, Eric C Griffith, Gloria B Choi, Michael E Greenberg, Jun R Huh. Nature Neuroscience 2020 December 23; doi: 10.1038/s41593-020-00762-9. Nature Neuroscience Link » View PDF »


IL-17a promotes sociability in mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorder

Michael Douglas Reed, Yeong Shin Yim, Ralf D. Wimmer, Hyunju Kim, Changhyeon Ryu, Gwyneth Margaret Welch, Matias Andina, Hunter Oren King, Ari Waisman, Michael M. Halassa, Jun R. Huh* & Gloria B. Choi*. Nature 2019 December 18; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1843-6. Nature Link » View PDF »

      Preview in Cell: Interleukin-17: A Social Cytokine. Cell Link »


Odor Perception on the Two Sides of the Brain: Consistency Despite Randomness

Evan S. Schaffer, Dan D. Stettler, Daniel Kato, Gloria B. Choi, Richard Axel, L.F. Abbott. Neuron 2018 May 16; doi.10.1016/j.neuron.2018.04.004. Neuron Link » View PDF »


I Can’t Watch: A Genetic and Circuit-Level Investigation of Observational Fear Learning

Michael Douglas Reed, Gloria B. Choi. Neuron 2018 May 2; doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2018.04.023. Neuron Link » View PDF »


Reversing behavioural abnormalities in mice exposed to maternal inflammation

Yeong Shin Yim, Ashley Park, Janet Berrios, Mathieu Lafourcade, Leila M. Pascual, Natalie Soares, Joo Yeon Kim, Sangdoo Kim, Hyunju Kim, Ari Waisman, Dan R. Littman, Ian R. Wickersham, Mark T. Harnett, Jun R. Huh* & Gloria B. Choi*. Nature 2017 September 13; doi:10.1038/nature23909. Nature Link »  View PDF »

Nature Editorial: Pregnant mice illuminate risk factors that could lead to autism. Nature Link »
News&Views: Mum’s bacteria linked to baby’s behaviour. Nature Link»  View PDF»
Cell Press- Trends in Molecular Medicine: Inflammation and Autism: From Maternal Gut to Fetal Brain. Cell Link»   View PDF»


Maternal gut bacteria promote neurodevelopmental abnormalities in mouse offspring

Sangdoo Kim, Hyunju Kim, Yeong Shin Yim, Soyoung Ha, Koji Atarashi, Tze Guan Tan, Randy S. Longman, Kenya Honda, Dan R. Littman, Gloria B. Choi* & Jun R. Huh*. Nature 2017 September 13; doi:10.1038/nature23910. Nature Link »   View PDF »

Brain, Immunity, Gut: “BIG” Links between Pregnancy and Autism. Cell Press Link »  View PDF »


One-step optogenetics with multifunctional flexible polymer fibers

Seongjun Park, Yuanyuan Guo,Xiaoting Jia, Han Kyoung Choe, Benjamin Grena, Jeewoo Kang, Jiyeon Park, Chi Lu, Andres Canales, Ritchie Chen, Yeong Shin Yim, Gloria B Choi, Yoel Fink & Polina Anikeeva. Nature Neuroscience Nature Neuroscience Link »  View PDF »


Molecular signatures of neural connectivity in the olfactory cortex

Assunta Diodato, Marion Ruinart de Brimont, Yeong Shin Yim, Nicolas Derian, Sandrine Perrin, Juliette Pouch, David Klatzmann, Sonia Garel, Gloria B Choi & Alexander Fleischmann. Nature Communications. 2016 July 18; doi:10.1038/ncomms12238. Nature Communications Link »   View PDF »


The maternal interleukin-17a pathway in mice promotes autism-like phenotypes in offspring

Gloria B. Choi, Yeong S. Yim, Helen Wong, Sangdoo Kim, Hyunju Kim, Sangwon V. Kim, Charles A. Hoeffer, Dan R. Littman, Jun R. Huh. Science. 2016 Jan 28; pp.DOI: 10.1126/science.aad0314. Science Link »  View PDF »


Oxytocin mediates entrainment of sensory stimuli to social cues of opposing valence

Choe, H.K., Reed, M. , Benavidez, N. , Montgomery, D., Soares, N. , Yim, Y.S., Choi, G.B. Neuron. 2015 Jul 1;87(1):152-63. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.06.022. PubMed Link »  View PDF »


Driving opposing behaviors with ensembles of piriform neurons

Choi, G.B., Stettler, D., Kallman, B., Shaskar, S., Fleishman, A., and Axel, R. Cell. 2011 Sep 16;146(6):1004-15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2011.07.041. PubMed Link »  View PDF »


A nose by any other name (should smell as sweetly)

Choi, G.B. and Anderson D.J. Cell. 2005 Nov 18;123(4):550-3. PubMed Link »


Lhx6 delineates a pathway mediating innate reproductive behaviors from the amygdala to the hypothalamus

Choi, G.B., Dong, H.W., Murphy, A., Eichele, G., Yancopoulos, G.D., Valenzuela, D.M., Swanson, L., and Anderson D.J. Neuron. 2005 May 19;46(4):647-60. PubMed link »  View PDF »


The logic of neural cell lineage restriction: neuropoiesis revisited. Stem Cells in the Nervous System

Anderon, D.J., Lo, L., Zirlinger, M., Choi, G., and Zhou, Q. (2004).  Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer.


Olig genes and the genetic logic of CNS neural cell fate determination

Anderson, D.J., Choi, G., and Zhou, Q. Clinical Neuroscience Research 2: 17-28.


The bHLH Transcription factor Olig2 promotes oligodendrocyte differentiation in collaboration with Nkx2.2

Zhou, Q. *, Choi, G.*, Zhou, Q., and Anderson, D.J.Neuron. 2001 Sep 13;31(5):791-807. * = Authors contributed equally to the paper. PubMed Link »  View PDF »


The neural plate specifies somite size in the Xenopus laevis gastrula

Mariani, F.V., Choi, G.B., and Harland, R.M. Dev Cell. 2001 Jul;1(1):115-26. PubMed Link »