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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Neuroscience
Address1250 Moursund St. N1265
Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research
Houston TX 77030
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    F31NS058196     (MCGINLEY, MATTHEW J)Jul 1, 2007 - Jun 30, 2010
    Circuit analysis in the olfactory cortex.
    Role: Principal Investigator

    F32DC012449     (MCGINLEY, MATTHEW J)Dec 1, 2012 - Nov 30, 2014
    State dependent dynamics of sensory responses in auditory cortex
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03DC015618     (MCGINLEY, MATTHEW J)Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2019
    Neuromodulatory mechanisms of listening effort
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Busse L, Cardin JA, Chiappe ME, Halassa MM, McGinley MJ, Yamashita T, Saleem AB. Sensation during Active Behaviors. J Neurosci. 2017 11 08; 37(45):10826-10834. PMID: 29118211.
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    2. Castellucci GA, McGinley MJ, McCormick DA. Corrigendum: Knockout of Foxp2 disrupts vocal development in mice. Sci Rep. 2017 01 12; 7:39722. PMID: 28079190.
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    3. Reimer J, McGinley MJ, Liu Y, Rodenkirch C, Wang Q, McCormick DA, Tolias AS. Pupil fluctuations track rapid changes in adrenergic and cholinergic activity in cortex. Nat Commun. 2016 11 08; 7:13289. PMID: 27824036.
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    4. Hadzipasic M, Ni W, Nagy M, Steenrod N, McGinley MJ, Kaushal A, Thomas E, McCormick DA, Horwich AL. Reduced high-frequency motor neuron firing, EMG fractionation, and gait variability in awake walking ALS mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 11 22; 113(47):E7600-E7609. PMID: 27821773.
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    5. Castellucci GA, McGinley MJ, McCormick DA. Knockout of Foxp2 disrupts vocal development in mice. Sci Rep. 2016 Mar 16; 6:23305. PMID: 26980647.
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    6. Wen H, McGinley MJ, Mandel G, Brehm P. Nonequivalent release sites govern synaptic depression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 19; 113(3):E378-86. PMID: 26715759; PMCID: PMC4725501.
    7. McGinley MJ, Vinck M, Reimer J, Batista-Brito R, Zagha E, Cadwell CR, Tolias AS, Cardin JA, McCormick DA. Waking State: Rapid Variations Modulate Neural and Behavioral Responses. Neuron. 2015 Sep 23; 87(6):1143-1161. PMID: 26402600.
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    8. McGinley MJ, David SV, McCormick DA. Cortical Membrane Potential Signature of Optimal States for Sensory Signal Detection. Neuron. 2015 Jul 01; 87(1):179-92. PMID: 26074005.
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    9. McCormick DA, McGinley MJ, Salkoff DB. Brain state dependent activity in the cortex and thalamus. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2015 Apr; 31:133-40. PMID: 25460069.
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    10. McGinley MJ, Westbrook GL. Hierarchical excitatory synaptic connectivity in mouse olfactory cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 01; 110(40):16193-8. PMID: 24043834; PMCID: PMC3791725.
    11. Zagha E, Casale AE, Sachdev RN, McGinley MJ, McCormick DA. Motor cortex feedback influences sensory processing by modulating network state. Neuron. 2013 Aug 07; 79(3):567-78. PMID: 23850595; PMCID: PMC3742632.
    12. Tovar KR, McGinley MJ, Westbrook GL. Triheteromeric NMDA receptors at hippocampal synapses. J Neurosci. 2013 May 22; 33(21):9150-60. PMID: 23699525; PMCID: PMC3755730.
    13. McGinley MJ, Liberman MC, Bal R, Oertel D. Generating synchrony from the asynchronous: compensation for cochlear traveling wave delays by the dendrites of individual brainstem neurons. J Neurosci. 2012 Jul 04; 32(27):9301-11. PMID: 22764237; PMCID: PMC3417346.
    14. Borisovska M, McGinley MJ, Bensen A, Westbrook GL. Loss of olfactory cell adhesion molecule reduces the synchrony of mitral cell activity in olfactory glomeruli. J Physiol. 2011 Apr 15; 589(Pt 8):1927-41. PMID: 21486802; PMCID: PMC3090595.
    15. McGinley MJ, Westbrook GL. Membrane and synaptic properties of pyramidal neurons in the anterior olfactory nucleus. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Apr; 105(4):1444-53. PMID: 21123663; PMCID: PMC3075279.
    16. Wen H, Linhoff MW, McGinley MJ, Li GL, Corson GM, Mandel G, Brehm P. Distinct roles for two synaptotagmin isoforms in synchronous and asynchronous transmitter release at zebrafish neuromuscular junction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Aug 03; 107(31):13906-11. PMID: 20643933; PMCID: PMC2922265.
    17. Cao XJ, McGinley MJ, Oertel D. Connections and synaptic function in the posteroventral cochlear nucleus of deaf jerker mice. J Comp Neurol. 2008 Sep 20; 510(3):297-308. PMID: 18634002; PMCID: PMC2553045.
    18. McGinley MJ, Oertel D. Rate thresholds determine the precision of temporal integration in principal cells of the ventral cochlear nucleus. Hear Res. 2006 Jun-Jul; 216-217:52-63. PMID: 16647828.
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