Publications

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Mano, O., Clark, D. A. (2017) “Graphics Processing Unit-Accelerated Code for Computing Second-Order Wiener Kernels and Spike-Triggered Covariance”, PLOS ONE 12(1): e0169842. [Link]

Clark, D. A., Demb J. B. (2016) “Parallel computations in insect and mammalian visual motion processing”, Current Biology 26: R1062–R1072. [Link]

Salazar-Gatzimas, E.*, Chen J. Y.*, Creamer, M. S.*, Mano, O., Mandel, H. B., Matulis, C. A., Pottackal, J., Clark, D. A. (2016) “Direct measurement of correlation responses in Drosophila elementary motion detectors reveals 
fast timescale tuning”, Neuron 92(1): 227-239. (*Equal contributions.)
 [Link]

Fitzgerald, J.E., Clark, D. A. (2015) “Nonlinear circuits for naturalistic motion estimation”, eLife: e09123. [Link]

Behnia, R., Clark, D. A., Carter, A. G., Clandinin, T. R., Desplan, C. (2014) “Processing properties of ON and OFF pathways for Drosophila motion detection”, Nature 512: 427-430. [Link]

Clark, D. A.*, Fitzgerald, J. E.*, Ales, J. M.*, Gohl, D. M., Silies, M. A., Norcia, A. M., Clandinin, T. R. (2014) “Flies and humans share a motion estimation strategy that exploits natural scene statistics”, Nature Neuroscience 17: 296-303. (*Equal contributions.) [Link]
(Media coverage: ReutersCnetWiredUK.)

Clark, D. A., Benichou, R., Meister, M., da Silveira, R. A. (2013) “Dynamical adaptation in photoreceptors”, PLoS Computational Biology 9(11): e1003289. [Link]

Clark, D. A., Freifeld, L., Clandinin, T. R. (2013) “Mapping and cracking sensorimotor circuits in genetic model organisms” (Perspective), Neuron 78: 583-595. [Link]

Freifeld, L., Clark, D. A., Schnitzer, M. J., Horowitz, M. A., Clandinin, T. R. (2013) “GABAergic lateral interactions tune the early stages of visual processing in Drosophila”, Neuron 78: 1075–1089. [Link]

Silies, M., Gohl, D. M., Fisher, Y. E., Freifeld, L., Clark, D. A., Clandinin, T. R. (2013) “Modular use of peripheral input channels tunes motion-detecting circuitry”, Neuron 79(1): 111-127. [Link]

Omura, D. T., Clark, D. A., Samuel, A. D. T., Horvitz, H. R. (2012), “Dopamine signaling is essential for precise rates of locomotion by C. elegans”, PLOS ONE 7(6): e38649. [Link]

Wernet, M. F., Velez, M. M., Clark, D. A., Baumann-Klausener, F., Brown, J. R., Klovstad, M., Labhart, T., Clandinin, T. R. (2012), “Genetic Dissection Reveals Two Separate Retinal Substrates for Polarization Vision in Drosophila”, Current Biology 22: 12-20. [Link]

Clark, D. A., Burztyn, L., Horowitz, M., Schnitzer, M., Clandinin T. R. (2011) “Defining the computational structure of the motion detector in Drosophila”, Neuron 70(6): 1165-1177. [Link]
(See also the accompanying Preview, “A genetic push to understand motion detection.” [Link])

Clark, D. A., de Vries, S. J., Clandinin T. R. (2010), “Watching the fly brain in action” (News and Views), Nature Methods 7: 505-506. [Link]

Srivastava, N., Clark, D. A., Samuel, A. D. T. (2009), “Temporal analysis of stochastic turning behavior of swimming C. elegans”, J. Neurophys. 102: 1172-1179. [Link]

Clark, D. A., Gabel, C. V., Gabel, H., Samuel, A. D. T. (2007) “Temporal activity patterns in thermosensory neurons of freely moving C. elegans encode spatial thermal gradients”, J. Neuroscience 27(23): 6083-6090. [Link]

Clark, D. A.*, Gabel, C. V.*, Lee, T. M., Samuel, A. D. T. (2007) “Short-term adaptation and temporal processing in the cryophilic response of Caenorhabditis elegans”, J. Neurophys. 97(3): 1903-1910. (*Equal contributions) [Link]

Chi, C. A.*, Clark, D. A.*, Lee, S.*, Biron, D., Luo, L., Gabel, C. V., Brown, J., Sengupta, P., Samuel, A. D. T. (2007) “Temperature and food mediate long-term thermotactic behavioral plasticity by association-independent mechanisms in C. elegans”, J. Exp. Biol. 210: 4043-4052. (*Equal contributions) [Link]

Korta, J., Clark, D. A., Gabel, C. V., Mahadevan, L., Samuel, A. D. T. (2007) “Mechanosensation and mechanical load modulate the locomotory gait of swimming C. elegans”, J. Exp. Biol. 210: 2383-2389. [Link]

Gabel, C. V., Gabel, H., Pavlichin, D., Kao, A., Clark, D. A., Samuel, A. D. T. (2007) “Neural circuits mediate electrosensory behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans”, J. Neuroscience 27(28): 7586-7596. [Link]

Luo, L.*, Clark, D. A.*, Biron, D., Mahadevan, L., Samuel, A. D. T. (2006) “Sensorimotor control during isothermal tracking in Caenorhabditis elegans”, J. Exp. Biol. 209: 4652-4662. (*Equal contributions) [Link]

Clark, D. A., Biron, D., Sengupta, P., Samuel, A. D. T. (2006) “The AFD sensory neurons encode multiple functions underlying thermotactic behavior in C. elegans”, J. Neuroscience 26(28): 7444 –7451. [Link]

Chung, S. H.*, Clark, D. A.*, Gabel, C. V., Mazur, E., Samuel, A. D. T. (2006) “The role of the AFD neuron in C. elegans thermotaxis analyzed using femtosecond laser ablation”, BMC Neuroscience 7:30. (*Equal contributions) [Link]

Biron, D., Shibuya, M., Gabel, C. V., Wasserman, S. M., Clark, D. A., Brown, A., Sengupta P., Samuel A. D. T. (2006) “A diacylglycerol kinase acts in the AFD sensory neurons to modulate longterm thermotactic behavioral plasticity in C. elegans”, Nature Neurosci. 9(12): 1499-1505. [Link]

Clark, D. A., Grant, L. C. (2005) “The bacterial chemotactic response reflects a compromise between transient and steady state behavior”, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(26): 9150-9155. [Link]

Ng, K. K.-S., Kolatkar A. R., Park-Snyder, S., Feinberg, H., Clark, D. A., Drickamer, K., Weis, W. I. (2002) “Orientation of bound ligands in mannose-binding proteins”, J. Biol. Chem. 277(18): 16088-16095. [Link]

Clark, D. A., Mitra, P. P., Wang, S. S.-H. (2001) “Scalable architecture in mammalian brains”, Nature 411: 189. [Link]