Larry F. Abbott


Larry Abbott is building computer models to help us understand how large groups of neurons work together to perceive and respond to the world around us.


Generation of stable heading representations in diverse visual scenes
SS Kim, AM Hermundstad, S Romani, LF Abbott, V Jayaraman
Nature 576, 126–131. 2019 

Evolving the Olfactory System
RG Yang, PY Wang, Y Sun, A Litwin-Kumar, R Axel, LF Abbott

Heading direction with respect to a reference point modulates place-cell activity
Pablo E Jercog, Yashar Ahmadian, Caitlin Woodruff, Rajeev Deb-Sen, Laurence F Abbott, Eric R Kandel
Nature communications 10 (1), 2333. 2019 

Continual Learning in a Multi-Layer Network of an Electric Fish
Salomon Z Muller, Abigail Zadina, LF Abbott, Nate Sawtell
CELL-D-19-01360. 2019

Positional strategies for connection specificity and synaptic organization in spinal sensory-motor circuits
N Balaskas, LF Abbott, TM Jessell, D Ng
Neuron. 2019

Generalization of learned responses in the mormyrid electrosensory lobe
C Dempsey, LF Abbott, NB Sawtell
eLife 8, e44032. 2019

The Imposition of Value on Odor: Transient and Persistent Representations of Odor Value in Prefrontal Cortex
PY Wang, C Boboila, P Shamash, Z Wu, NP Stein, LF Abbott, R Axel
bioRxiv, 753426. 2019

Olfactory Landmarks and Path Integration Converge to Form a Cognitive Spatial Map
Walter M Fischler, Narendra Joshi, Virginia Devi-Chou, Lacey Kitch, Mark Schnitzer, Larry F Abbott, Richard Axel
bioRxiv, 752360. 2019

A theoretical model for focal seizure initiation, propagation, termination, and progression
Jyun-you Liou, Elliot H Smith, Lisa M Bateman, Samuel L Bruce, Guy M McKhann, Robert R Goodman, Ronald G Emerson, Catherine A Schevon, LF Abbott
bioRxiv, 724088. 2019

Population subspaces reflect movement intention for arm and brain-machine interface control
H Lalazar, JM Murray, LF Abbott, E Vaadia
bioRxiv, 688259. 2019

Neural trajectories in the supplementary motor area and primary motor cortex exhibit distinct geometries, compatible with different classes of computation
Abigail A Russo, Ramin Khajeh, Sean R Bittner, Sean M Perkins, John P Cunningham, Laurence F Abbott, Mark M Churchland
bioRxiv, 650002. 2019

Training dynamically balanced excitatory-inhibitory networks
A Ingrosso, LF Abbott
PloS one 14 (8). 2019

Feedback alignment in deep convolutional networks
TH Moskovitz, A Litwin-Kumar, LF Abbott
arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.06488. 2018

Inferring single-trial neural population dynamics using sequential auto-encoders
Chethan Pandarinath, Daniel J O’Shea, Jasmine Collins, Rafal Jozefowicz, Sergey D Stavisky, Jonathan C Kao, Eric M Trautmann, Matthew T Kaufman, Stephen I Ryu, Leigh R Hochberg, Jaimie M Henderson, Krishna V Shenoy, Larry F Abbott, David Sussillo
Nature methods, 1. 2018

Internally generated predictions enhance neural and behavioral detection of sensory stimuli in an electric fish
AG Enikolopov, LF Abbott, NB Sawtell
Neuron 99 (1), 135-146. e3. 2018

Odor perception on the two sides of the brain: consistency despite randomness
ES Schaffer, DD Stettler, D Kato, GB Choi, R Axel, LF Abbott
Neuron 98 (4), 736-742. E3. 2018 

A transformation from temporal to ensemble coding in a model of piriform cortex
M Stern, KA Bolding, LF Abbott, KM Franks
Elife 7, e34831. 2018

Motor cortex embeds muscle-like commands in an untangled population response
Abigail A Russo, Sean R Bittner, Sean M Perkins, Jeffrey S Seely, Brian M London, Antonio H Lara, Andrew Miri, Najja J Marshall, Adam Kohn, Thomas M Jessell, Laurence F Abbott, John P Cunningham, Mark M Churchland
Neuron 97 (4), 953-966. e8. 2018

full-FORCE: A target-based method for training recurrent networks
B DePasquale, CJ Cueva, K Rajan, LF Abbott
PloS one 13 (2), e0191527. 2018