Campbell LA, Pannoni KE, Savory NA, Lal D, Farris S. Visualizing subcellular structures in neurons with expansion microscopy. bioRxiv. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; 2020 Dec 7;2020.12.05.408724. OPEN ACCESS



McCann KE, Lustberg DJ, Shaughnessy EK, Carstens KE, Farris S, Alexander GM, Radzicki D, Zhao Z, Dudek SM. (2019). Novel role for mineralocorticoid receptors in control of a neuronal phenotype. Mol Psychiatry. doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0598-7. OPEN ACCESS

Farris S, Ward JM, Carstens KE, Samadi M, Wang Y, and Dudek SM. (2019). Hippocampal Subregions Express Distinct Dendritic Transcriptomes that Reveal Differences in Mitochondrial Function in CA2. Cell Reports 29, 522-539.e6. OPEN ACCESS

Helton TD, Zhao M, Farris S, Dudek SM. (2019) Diversity of dendritic morphology and entorhinal cortex synaptic effectiveness in mouse CA2 pyramidal neurons. Hippocampus 29, 78–92.


Alexander GM, Brown LY, Farris S, Lustberg D, Pantazis C, Gloss B, Plummer NW, Riddick NV, Moy SS, Jensen P, Dudek SM. (2018) CA2 neuronal activity controls hippocampal low gamma and ripple oscillations. eLife;7:e38052 doi: 10.7554/eLife.38052. OPEN ACCESS

Steward O, Matsudaira KM, Farris S, Pirbhoy PS, Worley P, Okamura K, Okuno H, Bito H. (2018) Delayed degradation and impaired dendritic delivery of intron-lacking EGFP-Arc/1 mRNA in EGFP-Arc transgenic mice. Frontiers Molecular Neuroscience. 10:435. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2017.00435. OPEN ACCESS


Sarkar P, Dunn CJ, Bailey ER, Farris S, Zhao M, Dudek SM, Saha RN. (2017) Histone hypervariants H2A.Z.1 and H2A.Z.2 play independent and context-specific roles in neuronal activity-induced transcription of Arc/Arg3.1 and other immediate early genes. eNeuro. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0040-17.2017. OPEN ACCESS

Farris S, Wang Y, Ward JM, Dudek SM. (2017) Optimized method for robust transcriptome profiling of minute tissues using laser capture microdissection and low-input RNA-Seq. Frontiers Molecular Neuroscience. 10:185. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2017.00185. OPEN ACCESS

Marron Fernandez de Velasco E, Zhang L, N Vo B, Tipps M, Farris S, Xia Z, Anderson A, Carlblom N, Weaver CD, Dudek SM, Wickman K. (2017). GIRK2 splice variants and neuronal G protein-gated K+ channels: implications for channel function and behavior. Scientific Reports. 7(1):1639. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01820-2. OPEN ACCESS

Pirbhoy PS, Farris S, Steward O. (2017) Synaptically-driven phosphorylation of ribosomal protein S6 is differentially regulated at active synapses vs. dendrites and cell bodies by MAPK and PI3K/mTOR signaling pathways. Learning and Memory. 24(8):341-357. doi: 10.1101/lm.044974.117.


Alexander GM*, Farris S*, Pirone JR, Zheng C, Colgin LL, Dudek SM. (2016) Social and novel contexts modify hippocampal CA2 representations of space. Nature Communications. 7:10300. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10300. (*co-first authors) (Featured Image) [Supplemental Information] OPEN ACCESS

Dudek SM, Alexander GM, Farris S. (2016) Rediscovering area CA2: unique properties and functions. Nature reviews. Neuroscience. 17(2):89-102. doi: 10.1038/nrn.2015.22. (Cover Art)

Pirbhoy PS, Farris S, Steward O. (2016) Synaptic activation of ribosomal protein S6 phosphorylation occurs locally in activated dendritic domains. Learning and Memory. 23: 255-269. doi: 10.1101/lm.041947.116.

2015 and previous

Steward O, Farris S, Darnell J, Van Driesche SJ, Pirbhoy PS. (2015) Localization and local translation of Arc/Arg3.1 mRNA at synapses: some observations and paradoxes. Frontiers Molecular Neuroscience. 7:101. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2014.00101. (Recommended in Faculty of 1000) OPEN ACCESS

Farris S, Lewandowski G, Cox CD, Steward O. (2014) Selective localization of Arc mRNA in dendrites involves activity- and translation- dependent mRNA degradation. Journal of Neuroscience. 34(13): 4481-93. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4944-13.2014. (Featured Article)(Recommended in Faculty of 1000)

Chotiner JK, Nielson J, Farris S, Lewandowski G, Huang F, Banos K, de Leon R, Steward O. (2010) Assessment of the role of MAP kinase in mediating activity-dependent transcriptional activation of the immediate early gene Arc/Arg3.1 in the dentate gyrus in vivo. Learning & Memory. 17(2): 117-129. doi: 10.1101/lm.1585910.


Farris S, Dynes, JL, Steward O. (2017) mRNA Trafficking to Synapses and Memory Formation. In: Sara, S.J. (ed.), Mechanisms of Memory, Vol. 4 of Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, 2nd edition, Byrne, J.H. (ed.). (pp. 153–178). Oxford. Academic Press.

Farris S and Dudek SM. (2014) From Where? Synaptic Tagging Allows The Nucleus Not To Care. Sajikumar, S. (Ed.) Synaptic Tagging and Capture: From Synapses to Behavior. (pp. 143-153). New York. Springer.

Steward O, Dynes JL, Farris S. (2014) Local Protein Synthesis at Synapses. V. Pickel & M. Segal (Eds.) The Synapse: Structure and Function. (1st ed., pp. 173-191). Boston. Academic Press.

For a full list of publications see: Farris-NCBI-Bibliography