General anesthetics activate a potent central pain-suppression circuit in the amygdala.

Hua Thuy, Chen Bin, Lu Dongye, Sakurai Katsuyasu, Zhao Shengli, Han Bao-Xia, Kim Jiwoo, Yin Luping, Chen Yong, Lu Jinghao, Wang Fan. Nature Neuroscience, vol. 23 pp. 854-868, Jul 2020.

Recurrent circuitry is required to stabilize piriform cortex odor representations across brain states.

Bolding Kevin A, Nagappan Shivathmihai, Han Bao-Xia, Wang Fan, Franks Kevin M. eLife, vol. 9, Jul 2020.


Identifying parabrachial neurons selectively regulating satiety for highly palatable food in mice.

Rodriguez Erica, Ryu David, Zhao Shengli, Han Bao-Xia, Wang Fan. eNeuro, vol. 6, Nov 2019.

A specialized neural circuit gates social vocalizations in the mouse.

Tschida Katherine, Michael Valerie, Takatoh Jun, Han Bao-Xia, Zhao Shengli, Sakurai Katsuyasu, Mooney Richard, Wang Fan. Neuron, vol. 103 pp. 459-472.e4, Aug 2019.

A common neuroendocrine substrate for diverse general anesthetics and sleep.

Jiang-Xie Li-Feng, Yin Luping, Zhao Shengli, Prevosto Vincent, Han Bao-Xia, Dzirasa Kafui, Wang Fan. Neuron, vol. 102 pp. 1053-1065.e4, Jun 2019.


MIN1PIPE: A Miniscope 1-Photon-Based Calcium Imaging Signal Extraction Pipeline.

Lu Jinghao, Li Chunyuan, Singh-Alvarado Jonnathan, Zhou Zhe Charles, Fröhlich Flavio, Mooney Richard, Wang Fan. Cell reports, vol. 23 pp. 3673-3684, Jun 2018.

Vibrissa sensory neurons: Linking distinct morphology to specific physiology and function.

Takatoh Jun, Prevosto Vincent, Wang Fan. Neuroscience, vol. 368 pp. 109-114, Jan 2018.

Circuits in the rodent brainstem that control whisking in concert with other orofacial motor actions.

McElvain Lauren E, Friedman Beth, Karten Harvey J, Svoboda Karel, Wang Fan, Deschênes Martin, Kleinfeld David. Neuroscience, vol. 368 pp. 152-170, Jan 2018.


A craniofacial-specific monosynaptic circuit enables heightened affective pain.

Rodriguez Erica, Sakurai Katsuyasu, Xu Jennie, Chen Yong, Toda Koji, Zhao Shengli, Han Bao-Xia, Ryu David, Yin Henry, Liedtke Wolfgang, Wang Fan. Nature Neuroscience, vol. 20 pp. 1734-1743, Dec 2017.

Parallel Inhibitory and Excitatory Trigemino-Facial Feedback Circuitry for Reflexive Vibrissa Movement.

Bellavance Marie-Andrée, Takatoh Jun, Lu Jinghao, Demers Maxime, Kleinfeld David, Wang Fan, Deschênes Martin. Neuron, vol. 95 pp. 673-682.e4, Aug 2017.