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1. Alkon, D.L., Acosta-Urquidi, J., Olds, J., and Neary, J.T., Protein Kinase Injection Reduces Voltage Dependent Potassium Currents, Science, 219:303-305(1983).

2. Gorenstein, C., Bundman, M.C., Lew, P.J., Olds, J.L. and Ribak, C.E., Dendritic Transport I: Colchicine Stimulates The Transport of Lysosomal Enzymes from Cell Bodies to Dendrite, J. Neurosci., 5:2009-2017 (1985).

3. Olds, J.L., Frey, K.A., Ehrenkaufer, R.L. and Agranoff, B.W., A Sequential Double-Label Autoradiographic Method That Quantifies Altered Rates of Regional Glucose Metabolism, Brain Res., 361:217-224 (1985).

4. Olds, J.L., Anderson, M.L., McPhie, D.L., Staten, L.D. and Alkon, D.L. Imaging of Memory-Specific Changes in the Distribution of Protein Kinase C in the Hippocampus. Science. 245:866-869 (1989).

5. Alkon, D.L., Olds, J.L. and Nelson, T. The Physical Reality of Memory. Proceedings of the Takeda Symposium (1989) p. 229-240.

6. Alkon, D.L., Ikeno, H., Dworkin, J., McPhie, D.L., Olds, J.L., Lederhendler, I., Matzel, L. Shreurs, B., Kuzerian, A. and Collin, C. Contraction of Neuronal Branching Volume: An Anatomic Correlate of Pavlovian Conditioning. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (1990) 87:1611-1614.

7. Olds, J.L., Golski, S., McPhie,D.L., Olton, D., Mishkin, M. and Alkon, D.L. Discrimination Learning Alters the Distribution of Protein Kinase C in the Hippocampus of Rats. J. Neurosci. (1990) 10:3707-3713.

8. Olds, J.L. and Alkon, D.L. A Role for Protein Kinase C in Associative Learning. The New Biologist (1991) 3:27-35.

9. Scharenberg, A., Olds, J.L., Shreurs, B. Craig, A.M. and Alkon, D.L. Protein Kinase C Redistribution Within CA3 Stratum Oriens During Acquisition of Nictitating Membrane Conditioning in the Rabbit. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (1991) 88:6637-6641.

10. Olds, J.L. and Alkon, D.L. (1990) Imaging Memory–Molecular Approaches to tracking the engram. Bio. Chem. HS. 371: 905.

11. Olton, D.S., Golski, S., Gorman, L.K., Olds, J.L., Alkon, D.L. and Mishkin, M. Behaviorally-Induced Changes in the Neural Activity of the Hippocampus. (1991), 16:193-220. Brain Research Reviews.

12. Lo Turco, J.J., Olds, J.L., Bank, B., and Alkon, D.L. (1992) Biophysical and Biochemical Records of Associative Memory in Rabbit CA1 Pyramidal Neurons and Hermissenda B Cells, Chapter 11 pp231-251 in Correlates of Classical Conditioning, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Pubs, Hillsdale N.J. Gormezano and Wasserman Eds.

13. Olds, J.L. and Sanchez-Andres, J.V. The Hippocampus Reconsidered: Gated Informational Transfer Allows Formation of Cognitive Maps. (1992) Proceedings International Neural Networks Society ’92. Vol III:385-389.

14. McPhie, D.L., Matzel, L., Olds, J.L. and Alkon D.L. (1993) Learning-specific changes in the distribution of Protein Kinase C within the Type B Photoreceptor of Hermissenda crassicornis. J. Neurochem. 60:646-651.

15. Sanchez-Andres, J.V., Olds, J.L. and Alkon, D.L. (1993) Gated Informational Transfer within the Mammalian Hippocampus: A New Hypothesis Behavioral Brain Research, 54: 111-116.

16. Mangi, H., Etcheberrigarray, R. and Olds, J. L. Lithium Decreases Membrane-Associated Protein Kinase C in Hipppocampus: Selectivity for the Alpha Isozyme (1993) J. Neurochem. 61:2303-2310.

17. Connor, J.H., Olds, J.L., Lester D.S., McPhie, D.L., Senft, S.L., Johnston, J.A. and Alkon, D.L. Heterogenous Distribution of Fluorescent Phorbol Ester Signal in Living Sea Urchin Embryos.(1992) Biological Bulletin. 183: 365-366.

18. Olds, J.L. and Alkon, D.L. (1993) Protein Kinase C: A Nexus in the Biochemical Events that Underlie Associative Learning. Acta Neurobiologia 53: 197-207.

19. Craig, A.M., Olds, J.L., Schreurs, B.G., Scharenberg, A.M. and Alkon, D.L. (1993) Quantitative Distribution of Protein Kinase C a , b, g, and e mRNAs in the Hippocampus of Control and Nictitating Membrane Conditioned Rabbits. Molecular Brain Research. 19:269-276.

20. Olds, J. L., (1994) Invited Book Review: The Computational Brain, Churchland, P.S. and Sejnowski, T J. MIT Press, Cambridge MA. 1992; Contemp. Psychol. 39: 127-130.

21. Olds, J.L. and Alkon D.L. (1994) The Role of PKC in Associative Learning. Chapter. Proceedings of Protein Kinase C in the CNS: Focus on Neuronal Plasticity Milan Italy Ed:Canonico, P. Masson Milan. pp57-67.

22. Olds, J.L., Bhalla, U.S., McPhie, D.L., Bower, J. and Alkon D.L. (1994) Lateralization of Membrane-Associated PKC Distribution in Rat Olfactory Cortex: Specific to Learning in the Olfactory Modality. Behavioral Brain Res. 61: 37-46.

23. Lester, D.S., Olds, J.L., Youstra. S. and Schreurs, B. (1994) Incorporation of Fluorescent Lipid Substrates into Living Brain Slices. Neuroprotocols. 5:5-12.

24. Olds, J.L., Frey, K.A. and Agranoff, B.W. (1994) Sequential Double-Label Deoxyglucose Autoradiography for Determining Cerebral Metabolic Change: Origins of Variability within a Single Brain. Neuroprotocols. 5:12-24.

25.Lester, D.S., Olds, J.L., Scheurs, B.G., McPhie, D L., Bramham, C. R., and Alkon, D.L. (1994) Incorporation of Fluorescent Lipids into Rabbit Hippocampal and Cerebellar slices. Neuroimaging. 1: 264-275.

26. Lester D.S. and Olds, J.L. (1994) Invited Editorial Neuroprotocols. 5: 1.

27. Golski, S., Olds, J.L., Mishkin, M., Olton, D.and Alkon, D.L. (1995) Protein Kinase C in the Hippocampus is Altered by Spatial but not by Cued Discriminations: A Component Task Analysis. Brain Research. 676: 53-62.

28. Kim C.S., Han, Y., Etcheberrigaray, R., Nelson T.J., Olds, J.L. and Alkon, D.L. Alzheimer and beta-amyloid-treated fibroblasts demonstrate a decrease in memory-associated GTP-binding protein, Cp20. (1995) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 92(7): 3060-3064

29. Olds, J. Zip-coding the Dendritic Spine: A Biolgically Plausible Solution to biological addressing within mammalian nerve cells. (1995) Proceedings International Neural Networks Society ’95.

30. Olds, J. L., Favit, A. Nelson, T.J., Ascoli, G. Gerstein, A. Cameron, M., Cameron, L., Lester, D.S., Rakow, T. and Alkon, D.L. (1995) Imaging Protein Kinase C Activation in Living Sea Urchin Eggs After Fertilization. Dev. Biol. 172: 675-682.

31. Nelson, T.J., Cavallaro, S., Yi, C., McPhie, D., Schreurs, B.G., Gusev, P.A., Favit, A., Zohar, O., Kim, J., Beuhausen, S., Ascoli, G. , Olds, J.L., Neve, R., Alkon, D.L. (1996) Calexcitin: A signalling protein that binds calcium, inhibits potassium channels, and enhances membrane excitability. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 93: 13808-13813.

32. Olds, J.L. Molecular Probes for Protein Kinase C and Related Molecules as Tools for Imaging Memory. J. Physiol. Biochem (rev. esp. fisiol.) 53:51, (1997)

33. G. A. Ascoli, K.X. Luu, J L. Olds, T. J. Nelson, P.A. Gusev, C. Bertucci, E. Bramanti, A. Raffaelli, P. Salvadori, and D.L., Alkon.(1997) Secondary structure and Ca2+-induced conformational change of calexcitin, a learning-associated protein.. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 272: 24771-24779.

34. J.L. Krichmar, G.A. Ascoli, L. Hunter and J.L. Olds,. (1997) A Model of Cerebellar Saccadic Motor Learning using Qualitative Reasoning, Lect Notes Comput Sc 1240: 133-145.

35. De Barry J, Kawahara S, Takamura K, Janoshazi A, Kirino Y, Olds JL, Lester DS, Alkon DL, Yoshioka T (1997) Time-resolved imaging of protein kinase C activation during sea urchin egg fertilization. Exp Cell Res 234(1):115-124

36. Hunter, L, Krichmar, J.L., & Olds, J.L.(1997), “Qualitative Reasoning as a Modeling Tool for Computational Neuroscience,” Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. Publication #1036, Instituto di Analisi Numerica C.N.R, Pavia, Italy. pp. 265-276.

37. Olds, J.L. (1997) Affection for the MBL. Science.Nov 14; 278(5341): 1209.

38. Krichmar, J.L., Ascoli, G. , Olds, J.L. and Hunter, L. (1997) A novel and Efficient Approach for Modeling Neural Behavior I: Single Purkinje Cell Model. Technical Report published on the web at

39. Freeman, J.H., Scharenberg, A.M., Olds, J.L. and Schreurs, B.G., (1998) Classical Conditioning Increases Membrane-Bound Protein Kinase C in Rabbit Cerebellum, Neuroreport, Aug 3;9(11):2669-73.

40. Krichmar, J.L., Ascoli, G.A., Hunter, L. and Olds, J.L. (1998), Qualitative Reasoning as a Modeling Tool for Computational Neuroscience. In: Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 1998, J.M. Bower Ed. Plenum Press NY.

41. Olds, J.L., (1998) Reorganization of NIH’s neuroscience study sections: part of a larger integration plan. Anat Rec. Apr; 253(2): 36.

42. Olds, J.L., (1998) R29 to RO1 transition at NIH. Anat Rec. Feb; 253(1): 5.

43. Olds, J.L (1998) Capitol Hill update. Anat Rec. Feb; 253(1): 3-4

44. Olds, J.L. (1998) Administering a National Landmark for Medicine: A Conversation With Dr. Adrianne Noe, Director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington D.C. Anat. Rec. October; 253(5):135-139.

45. Besharse, J.C., Carlson, B.M., Jenkins, D.P., Lester, D.S., Olds, J.L., Satir P. (1999) Redefining rats, mice, and birds. Science. Apr 2;284(5411):49-50.

46. Olds, J.L. (1999) Why Anatomical Scientists Need to Practice Science Advocacy. Anat. Rec. 257:183-184.

47. Olds, J.L. (1999) A True Champion of Basic Biomedical Research: A Conversation with Rep. John E. Porter, United States House of Representatives. Anat. Rec. 257: 191-194.

48. Olds, J.L. (2000) Leaving the First Amendment to the Courts: A Pro-Evolution Strategy for Concerned Scientists. Anat. Rec. 261: 163-164.

49. Olds, J.L. (2000) Capitol Hill Update Fall 2000. Anat. Rec. 261: 168-169.

50. Lester, D.S. and Olds, J.L. (2001) Biomedical imaging: 2001 and beyond. Anat Rec. Apr15;265(2):35-6.

51. Olds, J.L. (2001) Are There Really Too Many Biomedical Trainees? Anat. Rec. 265:157-158

52. Olds, J.L. (2001) Inalienable Thoughts, Complexity 6(5):23-27.

53. Devan, B. D., Petri, H. L., Mishkin, M., Stouffer, E. M., Bowker, J. M., Yin, P. B., Buffalari, D. M., & Olds, J. L. (2002). A Room with a view and a polarizing cue: Individual differences in the stimulus control of place navigation and passive latent learning in the water maze. Neurobiol Learn Mem 78 (1):79-99 JUL 2002.

54. Devan, B.D., Stouffer, E.M., Petri H.L., Mcdonald, R.J. and Olds J.L. (2003) Partial Reinforcement Across Trials Impairs Escape Performance but Spares Place Learning in the Water Maze. Behavioral Brain Research 141:91-104.

55. Olds, J.L.(2004) The Intellectual Property Conundrum for Biosciences. Anat. Rec. 277B:5-9

56. Olds, J.L.(In Press) Election 2004: The Implications for Biomedical Research. Anat. Rec.

57. Olds, J.L. (2005) The Biological Bulletin-A Message from the Editor 208:1-2

58. Baker, J.L. and Olds, J.L. (2007) Theta Phase Precession Emerges from a Hybrid Computational Model of a CA3 Pyramidal Cell. J. Cognitive Neurodynamics 1:237-248

59. Olds J.L. (2008) Science rebooted: What the trend towards on-line collaboration might mean for a journal like The Biological Bulletin. Biol. Bull 215:1-2.

60. Giordano, J. and Olds, J.L. (2010) The Interfluence of Neuroscience, Neuroethics, and Legal and Social Issues: The Need for (N)ELSI. AJOB Neuroscience (4):1:3.

61. Cooper D.L., Gentle, J.E., Barreto, E, and Olds, J.L. (2010) Evidence for cortical layer- and Brodmann Area-dependent postnatal neurodevelopmental interaction in human neocortical neuron populations, J. Cognitive Neurodynamics 4(2): 151-63

62. Olds, J.L. (2011) For An International Decade of the Mind, Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 18(2) April-June

63. Smith J. and Olds J. L. (2011) Models and Mechanisms of Regenerative Biology Across Phylogeny: Introduction to a Virtual Symposium in The Biological Bulletin. Biol. Bull. 221: 3-5