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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

Blumberg, M. S., Lesku, J. A., Libourel, P. A., Schmidt, M. H., Rattenborg, N. C. What is REM sleep? Current Biology, in press. 

Del Rio-Bermudez, C., Kim, J., Sokoloff, G., & Blumberg, M. S. Active sleep promotes coherent oscillatory activity in the cortico-hippocampal system of infant rats. Cerebral Cortex, in press. 

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.

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. 

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

 

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