Selected publications


  1. L. Mazzucato, G. La Camera, A. Fontanini (2019) Expectation-induced modulation of metastable activity underlies faster coding of sensory stimuli. Nat Neurosci. 22(5):787-796.

  2. K. Chen, R. Vincis, A. Fontanini (2019) Disruption of Cortical Dopaminergic Modulation Impairs Preparatory Activity and Delays Licking Initiation. Cereb Cortex. 29(4):1802-1815.

  3. L. Czarnecki and A. Fontanini (2019) Gustation and Olfaction: The Importance of Place and Time. Curr Biol. 29(1):R18-R20.

  4. C. Samuelsen and A. Fontanini (2017) Processing of intraoral olfactory and gustatory signals in the gustatory cortex of awake rats. J Neurosci. 37(2):244-257

  5. R. Vincis and A. Fontanini (2016) A gustocentric perspective to understanding primary sensory cortices. Curr Opin Neurobiol 40:118-124

  6. R. Vincis and A. Fontanini (2016) Associative learning changes cross-modal representations in the gustatory cortex. eLife Aug 30;5. pii e16420

  7. L. Mazzucato, A. Fontanini and G. La Camera (2016) Strimuli reduce the dimensionality of cortical activity. Front Syst Neurosci 2016 Feb 17; 10:11  

  8. M. Haley, A. Fontanini* and A. Maffei* (2016) Laminar- and target-specific amygdalar inputs in rat primary gustatory cortex. J Neurosci 36(9):2623-37 (*Corresponding and equally contributing authors)

  9. H. Lui and A. Fontanini (2015) State Dependency of Chemosensory Coding in the Gustatory Thalamus (VPMpc) of Alert Rats. J Neurosci 35(47):15479-15491

  10. L.Mazzucato, A. Fontanini* and G. LaCamera* (2015) Dynamics of multistable states during on-going and evoked cortical activity. J Neurosci 35(21):8214-8231 (*Corresponding and equally contributing authors)

  11. Kusumoto-Yoshida, H. Liu, B.T. Chen, A. Fontanini* and A. Bonci* (2015) A central role for the insular cortex in mediating conditioned responses to anticipatory cues. PNAS 112(4): 1190-1195 (*Corresponding authors)

  12. M.P.H.Gardner and A. Fontanini (2014) Encoding and tracking of outcome-specific expectancy in the gustatory cortex of alert rats. J. Neurosci 34(39):13000-13017

  13. C. Samuelson, M.P.H.Gardner and A. Fontanini (2013) Thalamic contribution to cortical processing of taste and expectation. J Neurosci 33(5):1815-1822

  14. A. Jezzini*, L. Mazzucato*, G. La Camera and A. Fontanini (2013) Processing of hedonic and chemoscensory features of taste in medical prefrontal and insular networks. J Neurosci 33(48):18966-18978 (*Equally contributing authors)

  15. C. Samuelson*, M.P.H Gardner* and A. Fontanini (2012) Effects of cue-triggered expectation on cortical processing of taste. Neuron 74(2):410-422 (*Equally contributing authors)

Department of Neurobiology and Behavior

Stony Brook University

Last Update January 8 2020