Klioutchnikov, A., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2023). Chasing cortical behavior: designing multiphoton microscopes for imaging neuronal populations in freely moving rodents. Neurophotonics 10, 044411. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe"

Klioutchnikov, A., Wallace, D.J., Sawinski, J., Voit, K.-M., Groemping, Y., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2023). A three-photon head-mounted microscope for imaging all layers of visual cortex in freely moving mice. Nat Methods 20, 610-616. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe"


Hua, Y., Loomba, S., Pawlak, V., Voit, K.-M., Laserstein, P., Boergens, K.M., Wallace, D.J., Kerr, J.N.D., and Helmstaedter, M. (2022). Connectomic analysis of thalamus-driven disinhibition in cortical layer 4. Cell Rep 41, 111476. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe"

Monsees, A., Voit, K.-M., Wallace, D.J., Sawinski, J., Charyasz, E., Scheffler, K., Macke, J.H., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2022). Estimation of skeletal kinematics in freely moving rodents. Nat Methods 19, 1500-1509. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe"

Rose, P., Klioutchnikov, A., Wallace, D.J., Greenberg, D.S., Kerr, J.N.D., and Sawinski, J. (2022). Measurement of arbitrary scan patterns for correction of imaging distortions in laser scanning microscopy. Biomed Opt Express 13, 3983-3992. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe"


Holmgren, C.D., Stahr, P., Wallace, D.J., Voit, K.-M., Matheson, E.J., Sawinski, J., Bassetto, G., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2021). Visual pursuit behavior in mice maintains the pursued prey on the retinal region with least optic flow. Elife 10, e70838. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe"


Klioutchnikov, A., Wallace, D.J., Frosz, M.H., Zeltner, R., Sawinski, J., Pawlak, V., Voit, K.-M., Russell, P.S.J., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2020). Three-photon head-mounted microscope for imaging deep cortical layers in freely moving rats. Nat methods 17, 509-513. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe" / with additional material! (in PuRe also with additional Zip file material)

Ramachandra, V., Pawlak, V., Wallace, D.J., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2020). Impact of visual callosal pathway is dependent upon ipsilateral thalamus. Nat Commun 11, 1889. Link to MPG publication database "PuRe"


Wallace, D.J. and Kerr, J.N.D. (2019). Circuit interrogation in freely moving animals. Nat Methods 16, 9-11. Link to MPG publication repository PuRe


Wallace, D.J. and Kerr, J.N.D. (2016). Behavioral neuroscience: who’s afraid of the C57BL/6 Mouse? Curr Biol 26, R1188-R1189. Link to MPG PuRe Publication Repository

Tschentscher, J., Hochheim, S., Brüning, H., Brune, K., Voit, K.M., and Imlau, M. (2016). Optical riblet sensor: beam parameter requirements for the probing laser source. Sensors 16, 458. Link to MPG publication repository PuRe

Wallace, D.J., Fitzpatrick, D., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2016). Primate thalamus: more than meets an eye. Curr Biol 26, R60-R61.


Egger, R., Schmitt, A.C., Wallace, D.J., Sakmann, B., Oberlaender, M., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2015). Robustness of sensory-evoked excitation is increased by inhibitory inputs to distal apical tuft dendrites. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A 112, 14072-14077. https://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0028-ED58-9

Zuo, Y.F., Safaai, H., Notaro, G., Mazzoni, A., Panzeri, S., and Diamond, M.E. (2015). Complementary contributions of spike timing and spike rate to perceptual decisions in Rat S1 and S2 cortex. Curr Biol 25, 357-363.


Greenberg, D.S., Wallace, D.J., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2014). Imaging neuronal population activity in awake and anesthetized rodents. Cold Spring Harb Protoc 2014, 912-922.


Helmchen, F., Denk, W., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2013). Miniaturization of two-photon microscopy for imaging in freely moving animals. Cold Spring Harb Protoc 2013, 904-913.

Wallace, D.J., Greenberg, D.S., Sawinski, J., Rulla, S., Notaro, G., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2013). Rats maintain an overhead binocular field at the expense of constant fusion. Nature 498, 65-69.

Pawlak, V., Greenberg, D.S., Sprekeler, H., Gerstner, W., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2013). Changing the responses of cortical neurons from sub- to suprathreshold using single spikes in vivo. eLife 2, e00012.


Kerr, J.N.D. and Nimmerjahn, A. (2012). Functional imaging in freely moving animals. Curr Opin Neurobiol 22, 45-53.


Meyer, H.S., Schwarz, D., Wimmer, V.C., Schmitt, A.C., Kerr, J.N.D., Sakmann, B., and Helmstaedter, M. (2011). Inhibitory interneurons in a cortical column form hot zones of inhibition in layers 2 and 5A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A 108, 16807-16812.

Mittmann, W., Wallace, D.J., Czubayko, U., Herb, J.T., Schaefer, A.T., Looger, L.L., Denk, W., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2011). Two-photon calcium imaging of evoked activity from L5 somatosensory neurons in vivo. Nat Neurosci 14, 1089-1093.


Pawlak, V., Wickens, J.R., Kirkwood, A., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2010). Timing is not everything: neuromodulation opens the STDP gate. Front Synaptic Neurosci 2, 146.

Wallace, D.J. and Kerr, J.N.D. (2010). Chasing the cell assembly. Curr Opin Neurobiol 20, 296-305.


Sawinski, J., Wallace, D.J., Greenberg, D.S., Grossmann, S., Denk, W., and Kerr, J.N.D. (2009). Visually evoked activity in cortical cells imaged in freely moving animals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A 106, 19557-19562.

Greenberg, D.S. and Kerr, J.N.D. (2009). Automated correction of fast motion artifacts for two-photon imaging of awake animals. J Neurosci Methods 176, 1-15.


Wallace, D.J., Meyer zum Alten Borgloh, S., Astori, S., Yang, Y., Bausen, M., Kugler, S., Palmer, A.E., Tsien, R.Y., Sprengel, R., Kerr, J.N.D., Denk, W., and Hasan, M.T. (2008). Single-spike detection in vitro and in vivo with a genetic Ca2+ sensor. Nat Methods 5, 797-804.

Greenberg, D.S., Houweling, A.R. & Kerr, J.N.D. (2008). Population imaging of ongoing neuronal activity in the visual cortex of awake rats. Nat Neurosci 11, 749-751.

Pawlak, V. and Kerr, J.N.D. (2008). Dopamine receptor activation is required for corticostriatal spike-timing-dependent plasticity. J Neurosci 28, 2435-2446.

Kerr, J.N.D. and Denk, W. (2008). Imaging in vivo: watching the brain in action. Nat Rev Neurosci 9, 195-205.