David Devilbiss, Ph.D.

1996–2002

The­sis: The impact of the locus coeruleus effer­ent path­way on thal­a­mic and cor­ti­cal sen­sory neu­ron response prop­er­ties in the awake rat.

Cur­rent posi­tion: Research Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor, Uni­ver­sity of Wis­con­sin — Madison

Selected Publications

Phasic and tonic patterns of locus coeruleus output differentially modulate sensory network function in the awake rat. Devilbiss DM, Waterhouse BD. Journal of neurophysiology. 2011; 105(1):69-87.

Locus ceruleus regulates sensory encoding by neurons and networks in waking animals. Devilbiss DM, Page ME, Waterhouse BD. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2006; 26(39):9860-72.

The effects of tonic locus ceruleus output on sensory-evoked responses of ventral posterior medial thalamic and barrel field cortical neurons in the awake rat. Devilbiss DM, Waterhouse BD. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2004; 24(48):10773-85.

Determination and quantification of pharmacological, physiological, or behavioral manipulations on ensembles of simultaneously recorded neurons in functionally related neural circuits. Devilbiss DM, Waterhouse BD. Journal of neuroscience methods. 2002; 121(2):181-98.