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Michael O'Shea
Emeritus Professor (Neuroscience)
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Selected publications

Article

Korneev, Sergei A, Maconochie, Mark, Naskar, Souvik, Korneeva, Elena I, Richardson, Guy P and O'Shea, Michael (2015) A novel long non-coding natural antisense RNA is a negative regulator of Nos1 gene expression. Scientific Reports, 5. p. 11815. ISSN 2045-2322

Pirger, Zsolt, Crossley, Michael, Làszló, Zita, Naskar, Souvik, Kemenes, György, O'Shea, Michael, Benjamin, Paul R and Kemenes, Ildikó (2014) Interneuronal mechanism for Tinbergen’s hierarchical model of behavioral choice. Current Biology, 24 (17). pp. 2018-2024. ISSN 0960-9822

Pirger, Zsolt, Crossley, Michael, Naskar, Souvik, Kemenes, György, O'Shea, Michael, Benjamin, Paul R and Kemenes, Ildikó (2014) Interneuronal mechanism for Tinbergen's hierarchical model of behavioral choice. Current Biology, 24 (17). pp. 2018-2024. ISSN 0960-9822

Marra, Vincenzo, O'Shea, Michael, Benjamin, Paul and Kemenes, Ildiko (2013) Susceptibility of memory consolidation during lapses in recall. Nature Communications, 4. p. 1578. ISSN 2041-1723

Korneev, Sergei A, Kemenes, Ildiko, Bettini, Natalia L, Kemenes, George, Staras, Kevin, Benjamin, Paul and O'Shea, Michael (2013) Axonal trafficking of an antisense RNA transcribed from a pseudogene is regulated by classical conditioning. Scientific Reports, 3. pp. 1-5. ISSN 2045-2322

Harris, Christopher A, Buckley, Christopher L, Nowotny, Thomas, Passaro, Peter A, Seth, Anil K, Kemenes, György and O'Shea, Michael (2012) Multi-neuronal refractory period adapts centrally generated behaviour to reward. PLoS ONE, 7 (7). e42493. ISSN 1932-6203

Kemenes, Ildikó, O'Shea, Michael and Benjamin, Paul R (2011) Different circuit and monoamine mechanisms consolidate long-term memory in aversive and reward classical conditioning. European Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (1). pp. 143-152. ISSN 0953-816X

Bush, Daniel, Philippides, Andrew, Husbands, Phil and O'Shea, Michael (2010) Spike-timing dependent plasticity and the cognitive map. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 4. p. 142. ISSN 1662-5188

Harris, Christopher A, Passaro, Peter A, Kemenes, Ildikó, Kemenes, György and O'Shea, Michael (2010) Sensory driven multi-neuronal activity and associative learning monitored in an intact CNS on a multielectrode array. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 186 (2). pp. 171-178. ISSN 0165-0270

Ribeiro, M, Schofield, M, Kemenes, I, Benjamin, P R, O'Shea, M and Korneev, S A (2010) Atypical guanylyl cyclase form the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis: cloning, sequence analysis and characterization of expression. Neuroscience, 165 (3). pp. 794-800. ISSN 0306-4522

Marra, Vincenzo, Kemenes, Ildikó, Vavoulis, Dimitris, Feng, Jianfeng, O'Shea, Michael and Benjamin, Paul R (2010) Role of tonic inhibition in associative reward condiitoning in Lymnaea. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 4 (161). ISSN 1662-5153

Banks, Gareth, Kemenes, Ildiko, Schofield, Michael, O'Shea, Michael and Korneev, Sergei A (2009) Acetylcholine binding protein of mollusks is unlikely to act as a regulator of cholinergic neurotransmission at neurite-neurite synaptic sites in vivo. FASEB Journal, 23 (9). pp. 3030-3036. ISSN 0892-6638

Kemenes, Ildiko, O'Shea, Michael and Benjamin, Paul R (2009) Comparison of aversive and reward one-trial classical conditioning in the Lymnaea feeding system. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 153A (2). S152-S152. ISSN 1095-6433

Nikitin, Eugeny S, Vavoulis, Dimitris V, Kemenes, Ildikó, Marra, Vincenzo, Pirger, Zsolt, Michel, Maximilian, Feng, Jianfeng, O'Shea, Michael, Benjamin, Paul R and Kemenes, György (2008) Persistent sodium current is a nonsynaptic substrate for long-term associative memory. Current Biology, 18 (16). pp. 1221-1226. ISSN 0960-9822

Nikitin, Eugeny S, Vavoulis, Dimitris V, Kemenes, Ildikó, Marra, Vincenzo, Pirger, Zsolt, Michel, Maximillian, Feng, Jianfeng, O'Shea, Michael, Benjamin, Paul R and Kemenes, György (2008) Persistent sodium current is a non-synaptic substate for long-term associative memory. Current Biology, 18 (16). pp. 1221-1226. ISSN 0960-9822

Hammond, Sarah and O'Shea, Michael (2007) Escape flight initiation in the fly. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 193 (4). pp. 471-476. ISSN 0340-7594

Ott, Swidbert R., Philippides, Andrew, Elphick, Maurice R. and O'Shea, Michael (2007) Enhanced fidelity of diffusive nitric oxide signalling by the spatial segregation of source and target neurones in the memory centre of an insect brain. European Journal of Neuroscience, 25 (1). pp. 181-190. ISSN 0953-816X

Hammond, Sarah and O'Shea, Michael (2007) Ontogeny of flight initiation in the fly Drosophila melanogaster: implications for the giant fibre system. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 193 (11). pp. 1125-1137. ISSN 0340-7594

Kemenes, Ildikó, Straub, Volko A, Nikitin, Eugeny S, Staras, Kevin, O'Shea, Michael, Kemenes, György and Benjamin, Paul R (2006) Role of delayed nonsynaptic neuronal plasticity in long-term associative memory. Current Biology, 16 (13). pp. 1269-1279. ISSN 0960-9822

Straub, Volko A, Kemenes, Ildikó, O'Shea, Michael and Benjamin, Paul R (2006) Associative memory stored by functional novel pathway rather than modifications of preexisting neuronal pathways. Journal of Neuroscience, 26 (15). pp. 4139-4146. ISSN 0270-6474

Ribeiro, Maria J, Schofield, Michael G, Kemenes, Ildikó, O'Shea, Michael, Kemenes, György and Benjamin, Paul R (2005) Activation of MAPK is necessary for long-term memory consolidation following food-reward conditioning. Learning & Memory, 12 (5). pp. 538-545. ISSN 1072-0502

Philippides, Andrew, Ott, Swidbert R., Husbands, Philip, Lovick, Thelma A. and O'Shea, Michael (2005) Modeling co-operative volume signaling in a plexus of nitric oxide synthase-expressing neurons. Journal of Neuroscience, 25 (28). pp. 6520-6532. ISSN 0270-6474

Korneev, Sergei A, Straub, Volko, Kemenes, Ildikó, Korneeva, Elena I, Ott, Swidbert R, Benjamin, Paul R and O'Shea, Michael (2005) Timed and targeted differential regulation of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) and anti-NOS genes by reward conditioning leading to long-term memory formation. Journal of Neuroscience, 25 (5). pp. 1188-1192. ISSN 0270-6474

Serfőző, Zoltán, Ribeiro, Maria J, Papp, Andrea, Kemenes, Ildikó, O'Shea, Michael, Yin, Jerry C P, Benjamin, Paul R and Kemenes, György (2003) Cyclic AMP response element binding (CREB)-like proteins in a molluscan brain: cellular localization and learning-induced phosphorylation. European Journal of Neuroscience, 18 (5). pp. 1223-1234. ISSN 1460-9568

Korneev, Sergei A, Kemenes, Ildikó, Straub, Volko, Staras, Kevin, Korneeva, Elena I, Kemenes, György, Benjamin, Paul R and O’Shea, Michael (2002) Suppression of nitric oxide (NO)-dependent behavior by double-stranded RNA-mediated silencing of a neuronal NO synthase gene. Journal of Neuroscience, 22 (11). RC227. ISSN 0270-6474

Kemenes, Ildikó, Kemenes, György, Andrew, Richard J, Benjamin, Paul R and O'Shea, Michael (2002) Critical time window for NO-cGMP-dependent long-term memory formation after one-trial appetitive conditioning. Journal of Neuroscience, 22 (4). pp. 1414-1425. ISSN 0270-6474

Smith, Tom, Husbands, Phil and O'Shea, Michael (2002) Fitness landscapes and evolvability. Evolutionary Computation, 10 (1). pp. 1-34. ISSN 1063-6560

Philippides, Andy, Husbands, Phil and O'Shea, Michael (2000) Four-Dimensional Neuronal Signaling by Nitric Oxide: A Computational Analysis. Journal of Neuroscience, 20 (3). pp. 1199-1207. ISSN 0270-6474

Park, Ji-Ho, Straub, Volko A and O'Shea, Michael (1998) Anterograde Signalling by Nitric Oxide: Characterisation and In Vitro Reconstitution of an Identified Nitrergic Synapse. Journal of Neuroscience, 18 (14). pp. 5463-5476. ISSN 0270-6474

Book Section

Husbands, Phil, Moioli, Renan, Shim, Yoonsik, Philippides, Andy, Vargas, Patricia and O'Shea, Michael (2014) Evolutionary robotics and neuroscience. In: The Horizons of Evolutionary Robotics. Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents . MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, USA, pp. 17-63. ISBN 9780262026765

Husbands, Phil and O'Shea, Michael (2011) Co-evolution of biological and computational sciences. In: Bacon, Jonathan P and du Boulay, Benedict (eds.) Making The Future: A History of The University of Sussex. Sussex University, Sussex, pp. 172-176. ISBN 9780904242690