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Mark Blumberg

Mark Blumberg
Department Chair
F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor
Education:
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1988
Office:
W312 SSH
Office Phone:
319-335-2405
Fax Number:
319-335-0191
Curriculum Vitae: Lab:
315 SLP
Lab Phone:
319-353-3975

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Research Interests

Neural bases and functions of sleep; developmental contributions of sleep-related spontaneous motor activity to sensorimotor integration; biological rhythms; development and evolution of behavior

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Representative Publications

Dooley, J. C., & Blumberg, M. S. Developmental "awakening" of primary motor cortex to the sensory consequences of movement. eLife, 7:e41841, 2018.

Mukherjee, D., Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Corollary discharge in precerebellar nuclei of sleeping infant rats. eLife, 7:e3821, 2018.

Blumberg, M. S., & Dooley, J. C. Phantom limbs, neuroprosthetics, and the developmental origins of embodiment. Trends in Neurosciences, 40, 603-612, 2017.

Del Rio-Bermudez, C., Kim, J., Sokoloff, G., and Blumberg, M. S. Theta oscillations during active sleep synchronize the developing rubro-hippocampal sensorimotor network. Current Biology, 27, 1413-1424, 2017.

Blumberg, M. S. Development evolving: The origins and meanings of instinct. WIREs Cognitive Science, 2016. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1371

Tiriac, A., & Blumberg, M. S. Gating of reafference in the external cuneate nucleus during self-generated movements in wake but not sleep. eLife, 5, p. e18749, 2016.

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