Publications Systems Neuroscience Group

H. Malagon-Vina, S. Ciocchi and T. Klausberger.
Firing patterns of ventral hippocampal neurons predict the exploration of anxiogenic locations . eLIFE 24, 2023 DOI

T. Forro, E. Volitaki, H. Malagon-Vina, T. Klausberger, T. Nevian, S. Ciocchi.
Anxiety-related activity of ventral hippocampal interneurons. Progress in Neurobiology online, 2022 DOI

N. Whittle, J. Fadok, K.P. MacPherson, R. Nguyen, P. Botta, S.B.E. Wolff, C. Müller, C. Herry, P. Tovote, A. Holmes, N. Singewald, A. Lüthi & S. Ciocchi.
Central amygdala micro-circuits mediate fear extinction. Nature Communications 12:4146, 2021 DOI pdf

H. Malagon-Vina, S. Ciocchi, J. Passecker, G. Dorffner & T. Klausberger.
Fluid network dynamics in the prefrontal cortexduring multiple strategy switching. Nature Communications 9:309, 2018 DOI pdf

S. Ciocchi, J. Passecker, H. Malagon-Vina, N. Mikus and T. Klausberger.
Selective information routing by ventral hippocampal CA1 projection neurons. Science 348: 560, 2015 DOI

M.C. Camp, K.P. Macpherson, L. Lederle, C. Graybeal, S. Gaburro, L.M. Debrouse, J.L. Ihne, J.A. Bravo, R.M. O’Connor, S. Ciocchi, C.L. Wellman, A. Lüthi, J.F. Cryan, N. Singewald and A. Holmes.
Genetic strain differences in learned fear inhibition associated with variation in neuroendocrine, autonomic, and amygdala dendritic phenotypes. Npp 37: 1534-1547, 2012 DOI

S. Ciocchi, C. Herry, F. Grenier, S.B. Wolff, J.J. Letzkus, I. Vlachos, I. Ehrlich, R. Sprengel, K. Deisseroth, M.B. Stadler, C. Müller, A. Lüthi.
Encoding of conditioned fear in central amygdala inhibitory circuits. Nature. Nature 468:277-282, 2010 DOI

W. Haubensak, P.S. Kunwar, H. Cai, S. Ciocchi, N.R. Wall, R. Ponnusamy, J. Biag, H.W. Dong, K. Deisseroth, E.M. Callaway, M.S. Fanselow, A. Lüthi, D.J. Anderson.
Genetic dissection of an amygdala microcircuit that gates conditioned fear. Nature 468:270-276, 2010 DOI

M. Meins, C. Herry, C. Müller, S. Ciocchi, E. Moreno, A. Lüthi and D. Monard.
Impaired fear extinction in mice lacking protease nexin-1. EJN 31: 2033-2042, 2010 DOI

I. Ehrlich, Y. Humeau, F. Grenier, S. Ciocchi, C. Herry and A. Lüthi.
Amygdala inhibitory circuits and the control of fear memory. Neuron 62:757-771, 2009 DOI

C. Herry, S. Ciocchi, V. Senn, L. Demmou, C. Muller and A. Lüthi.
Switching on and off fear by distinct neuronal circuits. Nature 454:600-606, 2008 DOI

H. Shaban, Y. Humeau, C. Herry, G. Cassasus, R. Shigemoto, S. Ciocchi, S. Barbieri, H. van der Putten, K. Kaupmann, B. Bettler and A. Lüthi.
Generalization of amygdala LTP and conditioned fear in the absence of presynaptic inhibition. Nat. Neurosci. 9:1028-1035, 2006 DOI