Babij R‡, Ferrer C‡, Donatelle A, Wacks S, Buch AM, Niemeyer JE, Ma H, Duan ZRS, Fetcho RN, Che A, Otsuka T, Schwartz TH, Huang BS, Liston C, De Marco García NV#. Gabrb3 is required for the functional integration of pyramidal neuron subtypes in the somatosensory cortex. Neuron, 2022. ‡ equal contribution, #corresponding doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2022.10.037. Online ahead of print.
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Ferrer C. & De Marco García NV#. The role of inhibitory interneurons in circuit assembly and refinement across sensory cortices. Front Neural Circuits. 2022. Apr 7;16:866999. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2022.866999. Review. #corresponding author

Che A, De Marco García NV#. An in vivo Calcium Imaging Approach for the Identification of Cell-Type Specific Patterns in the Developing Cortex. Front Neural Circuits. 2021 Oct 5;15:747724. #corresponding author

Iannone AF, De Marco García NV#. The Emergence of Network Activity Patterns in the Somatosensory Cortex – An Early Window to Autism Spectrum Disorders. Neuroscience. 2021 Jul 1;466:298-309. Review. #corresponding author

Hanganu-Opatz IL, Butt SJB, Hippenmeyer S, De Marco García NV, Cardin JA, Voytek B, Muotri AR. The Logic of Developing Neocortical Circuits in Health and Disease. J Neurosci. 2021 Feb 3;41(5):813-822. Review.

Inda M.C.*, Joshi S.*, Wang T.*, Bolaender A., Gandu S., Koren Iii. J., Che A.Y., Taldone T., Yan P., Sun W., Uddin M., Panchal P., Riolo M., Shah S., Barlas A., Xu K., Chan L.Y.L., Gruzinova A., Kishinevsky S., Studer L., Fossati V., Noggle S.A., White J.R., de Stanchina E., Sequeira S., Anthoney K.H., Steele J.W., Manova-Todorova K., Patil S., Dunphy M.P., Pillarsetty N., Pereira A.C., Erdjument-Bromage H., Neubert T.A., Rodina A., Ginsberg S.D., De Marco Garcia N., Luo W., Chiosis G.. The epichaperome is a mediator of toxic hippocampal stress and leads to protein connectivity-based dysfunction. Nature Communications. 2020 Jan 16;11(1):319.

Duan Z.S.*, Che A.*, Chu P.*, Modol L., Bollmann Y., Babij R., Fetcho R.N., Otsuka T., Fuccillo M.V., Liston C., Pisapia D.J., Cossart R. and De Marco García N.V.#; 2020. GABAergic restriction of network dynamics regulates interneuron survival in the developing cortex.*equal contribution, #corresponding author. Neuron. 2020 Jan 8;105(1):75-92 .Highlighted in the Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom (

Modol L., Bollmann Y., Tressard T., Baude A., Duan Z.S., Che A., Babij R., De Marco García N.V., Cossart R.; 2020. Assemblies of perisomatic GABAergic neurons in the developing barrel cortex. Neuron. 2020 Jan 8;105(1):93-105.

Bavley CC, Fetcho RN, Burgdorf CE, Walsh AP, Fischer DK, Hall BS, Sayles NM, Contoreggi NH, Hackett JE, Antigua SA, Babij R, De Marco García NV, Kash TL, Milner TA, Liston C, Rajadhyaksha AM; 2019. Cocaine- and stress-primed reinstatement of drug-associated memories elicit differential behavioral and frontostriatal circuit activity patterns via recruitment of L-type Ca2+ channels. Mol Psychiatry. Sep 9. doi: 10.1038/s41380-019-0513-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Chu P., Abraham R., Budhu K., Khan U., De Marco García N, Brumberg J.C.; 2018. The Impact of Perineuronal Net Digestion using Chondroitinase ABC on the Intrinsic Physiology of Cortical Neurons. Neuroscience. Jul 9. Sep 15;388:23-35

Che A., Babij R., Iannone A., Fetcho R., Ferrer M., Liston C., Fishell G. and De Marco García N.V.*; 2018. Layer I interneurons sharpen sensory maps during neonatal development. Neuron. Jul 11;99(1):98-116.e7. *corresponding author. Highlighted in the Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom (,  iNSCOPIX (, Neuroscience news ( and Scientifica (

Kabir Z., Che A., Fischer D., Rice R., Rizzo B., Byrne M., Glass M., and De Marco García N.V. and Rajadhyaksha A; 2017. Rescue of impaired sociability and anxiety-like behavior in adult cacna1c-deficient mice by pharmacologically targeting eIF2α. Molecular Psychiatry, 2017 Aug;22(8):1096-1109. Highlighted in the Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom.

Babij R. and De Marco García N.V.*; 2016. Neuronal Activity Controls the Development of Interneurons in the Somatosensory Cortex (Review Article). Front Biol. Dec;11(6):459-470. *corresponding author.

De Marco García N.V., Pirya R., Tuncdemir S., Fishell G. and Karayannis T.; 2015. Sensory inputs control the integration of neurogliaform interneurons into cortical circuits. Nat Neurosci. Mar;18(3):393-401.

De Marco García N.V.,  2014. Parsing out the embryonic origin of subplate cell-type diversity (Commentary). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 10;111(23):8325-6.

De Marco García N.V.*, and Fishell G.; 2014. Subtype-selective electroporation of cortical interneurons. J Vis Exp.Aug 18;(90):e51518.*corresponding author

Karayannis T.*, De Marco García N.V.*, and Fishell G.; 2012. The functional adaptation of cortical interneurons to attenuated activity is subtype-specific. *equal contribution. Front Neural Circuits; 6: 66

Close J. *, Xu H. *, De Marco García N.V., Rudy B. and Fishell G.; 2012. Satb1 is required for the differentiation, integration and survival of MGE-derived cortical interneurons. J Neurosci.; 32(49):17690-705.

De Marco García N.V.*, Karayannis T.* and Fishell G.; 2011. Neuronal activity is required for the integration of specific interneuron subtypes into the somatosensory cortex. *equal contribution. Nature; 472(7343): 351-5. [Highlighted by Faculty of a 1000, Nature Reviews Neuroscience]

De Marco García N.V., and Jessell T.M.; 2008. Early motor neuron pool identity and muscle nerve trajectory defined by postmitotic restrictions in Nkx6.1 activity. Neuron; 57(2): 217-231.

Huber A.B., Kania A., Tran T.S., Gu C., De Marco García N.V., Lieberam, I., Johnson D., Jessell T.M., Ginty D.D., Kolodkin AL.; 2005. Distinct roles for secreted semaphorin signaling in spinal motor axon guidance. Neuron; 48(6): 949-64.

Price S.R., De Marco García N.V., Ranscht B., and Jessell T.M.; 2002. Regulation of motor neuron pool sorting by differential expression of type II cadherins. Cell 109: 205-216. [Highlighted by Faculty of a 1000]