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Trapani, Josef
Email: jtrapani@amherst.edu
URL: https://www.amherst.edu/people/facstaff/jtrapani
Affiliation: Trapani Lab
Address: Amherst College Biology Department and Neuroscience Program McGuire Life Sciences Building Amherst, MA 01002
Country: United States
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Fax: 413-542-7955
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Peterson, H.P., Troconis, E.L., Ordoobadi, A.J., Thibodeau-Beganny, S., Trapani, J.G. (2018) Teaching Dose-response Relationships Through Aminoglycoside Block of Mechanotransduction Channels in Lateral Line Hair Cells of Larval Zebrafish. Journal of undergraduate neuroscience education : JUNE : a publication of FUN, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience. 17:A40-A49
Song, S., Lee, J.A., Kiselev, I., Iyengar, V., Trapani, J.G., Tania, N. (2018) Mathematical Modeling and Analyses of Interspike-Intervals of Spontaneous Activity in Afferent Neurons of the Zebrafish Lateral Line. Scientific Reports. 8:14851
Sheets, L., He, X.J., Olt, J., Schreck, M., Petralia, R.S., Wang, Y.X., Zhang, Q., Beirl, A., Nicolson, T., Marcotti, W., Trapani, J.G., Kindt, K.S. (2017) Enlargement of ribbons in zebrafish hair cells increases calcium currents, but disrupts afferent spontaneous activity and timing of stimulus onset. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 37(26):6299-6313
Troconis, E.L., Ordoobadi, A.J., Sommers, T.F., Aziz-Bose, R., Carter, A.R., Trapani, J.G. (2017) Intensity-dependent timing and precision of startle response latency in larval zebrafish. The Journal of physiology. 595(1):265-282
Kruger, M., Boney, R., Ordoobadi, A.J., Sommers, T.F., Trapani, J.G., Coffin, A.B. (2016) Natural Bizbenzoquinoline Derivatives Protect Zebrafish Lateral Line Sensory Hair Cells from Aminoglycoside Toxicity. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 10:83
Olt, J., Ordoobadi, A.J., Marcotti, W., Trapani, J.G. (2016) Physiological recordings from the zebrafish lateral line. Methods in cell biology. 133:253-279
Toro, C., Trapani, J.G., Pacentine, I., Maeda, R., Sheets, L., Mo, W., Nicolson, T. (2015) Dopamine Modulates the Activity of Sensory Hair Cells. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 35(50):16494-16503
Pujol-Martí, J., Faucherre, A., Aziz-Bose, R., Asgharsharghi, A., Colombelli, J., Trapani, J.G., López-Schier, H. (2014) Converging Axons Collectively Initiate and Maintain Synaptic Selectivity in a Constantly Remodeling Sensory Organ. Current biology : CB. 24(24):2968-74
Monesson-Olson, B.D., Troconis, E.L., Trapani, J.G. (2014) Recording Field Potentials From Zebrafish Larvae During Escape Responses. Journal of undergraduate neuroscience education : JUNE : a publication of FUN, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience. 13:A52-A58
Monesson-Olson, B.D., Browning-Kamins, J., Aziz-Bose, R., Kreines, F., Trapani, J.G. (2014) Optical stimulation of zebrafish hair cells expressing channelrhodopsin-2. PLoS One. 9:e96641
Einhorn, Z., Trapani, J.G., Liu, Q., and Nicolson, T. (2012) Rabconnectin3alpha promotes stable activity of the H+ pump on synaptic vesicles in hair cells. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 32(32):11144-11156
Sheets, L., Trapani, J.G., Mo, W., Obholzer, N., and Nicolson, T. (2011) Ribeye is required for presynaptic CaV1.3a channel localization and afferent innervation of sensory hair cells. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(7):1309-1319
Trapani, J.G., and Nicolson, T. (2011) Mechanism of spontaneous activity in afferent neurons of the zebrafish lateral-line organ. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 31(5):1614-1623
Trapani, J.G., and Nicolson, T. (2010) Chapter 8 - Physiological recordings from zebrafish lateral-line hair cells and afferent neurons. Methods in cell biology. 100:219-231
Trapani, J.G., Obholzer, N., Mo, W., Brockerhoff, S.E., and Nicolson, T. (2009) Synaptojanin1 is required for temporal fidelity of synaptic transmission in hair cells. PLoS Genetics. 5(5):e1000480
Obholzer, N., Wolfson, S., Trapani, J.G., Mo, W., Nechiporuk, A., Busch-Nentwich, E., Seiler, C., Sidi, S., Söllner, C., Duncan, R.N., Boehland, A., and Nicolson, T. (2008) Vesicular glutamate transporter 3 is required for synaptic transmission in zebrafish hair cells. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 28(9):2110-2118

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
Trapani JG, Andalib P, Consiglio JF, Korn SJ. (2006). Control of single channel conductance in the outer vestibule of the Kv2.1 potassium channel. Journal of General Physiology, 128 (2): 231-246.

Korn SJ and Trapani JG. (2005). Potassium Channels. IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, 4: 21-33.

Andalib P, Consiglio JF, Trapani JG, Korn SJ. (2004). The external TEA binding site and C-type inactivation in voltage-gated potassium channels. Biophysical Journal, 87: 3148-3161.

Trapani JG and Korn SJ. (2003). Control of ion channel expression for patch clamp recordings using an inducible expression system in mammalian cell lines. BMC Neuroscience, 4: 15.

Trapani JG and Korn SJ. (2003). Effect of external pH on activation of the Kv1.5 potassium channel. Biophysical Journal, 84: 195-204.

Book Chapter:
Korn SJ and Trapani JG. (2006). Chapter 4: Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels. In Biological Membrane Ion Channels: Dynamics, Structure, and Applications. S.H. Chung, O.S. Anderson and V.V. Krishnamurthy, editors. Springer, NY. 119-170. (ISBN 0387333231)