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Liakath-Ali K*, Polepalli JS*, Lee SJ, Cloutier JF, Südhof TC.

Transsynaptic cerebellin 4-neogenin 1 signaling mediates LTP in the mouse dentate gyrus.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 May 17;119(20):e2123421119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2123421119. Epub 2022 May 11. PMID: 35544694. (KL, JSP co-first authors; JSP, TCS co-corresponding authors)


Seigneur E, Wang J, Dai J, Polepalli JS, Sudhof TC. 

Cerebellin-2 Regulates a Serotonergic Dorsal Raphe Circuit that Controls Compulsive Behaviors,

Molecular Psychiatry. 2021



Polepalli JS*, Gooch H*, Sah P.

Diversity of interneurons in the lateral and basal amygdala.

njp Science of Learning. 2020



Seigneur E, Polepalli JS, Sudhof TC.

Cbln2 and Cbln4 are expressed in distinct medial habenula-interpeduncular projections and contribute to different behavioral outputs.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2018; 201811086


Hung LW, Neuner S*, Polepalli JS*, Beier KT*, Wright M, Walsh JJ, Eastman LM, Luo L, Deisseroth K, Dolen G, Malenka R.

Gating of social reward by oxytocin in the ventral tegmental area.

Science. 2017; 357 (6358): 1406-1411

Polepalli JS, Wu H, Goswami D, Halpern CH, Sudhof TC and Malenka RC.

Modulation of excitation on parvalbumin interneurons by neuroligin-3 regulates the hippocampal network. Nature Neuroscience. 2017; 20(2):219-229 (Recommended by F1000)

Polepalli JS*, Jiang M*, Chen LY, Zhang B, Sudhof TC and Malenka RC.

Conditional ablation of neuroligin-1 in CA1 pyramidal neurons blocks LTP by a cell autonomous NMDA receptor independent mechanism.

Molecular Psychiatry. 2017; 22(3):375-383 (* co-first author)


Venkatesh HS, Johung TB, Caretti V, Noll A, Tang Y, Nagaraja S, Gibson EM, Mount CW, Polepalli JS, Mitra SS, Woo PJ, Malenka RC, Vogel H, Bredel M, Mallick P, Monje M.

Neuronal activity promotes glioma growth through Neuroligin-3 secretion.

Cell. 2015; 161(4):803-16


Schwartz N, Temkin P, Jurado S, Lim BK, Heifets BD, Polepalli JS and Malenka RC.

Decreased motivation during chronic pain requires long-term depression in the nucleus accumbens. Science. 2014; 345(6196):535-42


Polepalli JS*, Ahmad M*, Goswami D, Yang X, Kaesar-Woo Y, Südhof TC and Malenka RC.

Postsynaptic Complexin Controls AMPA Receptor Exocytosis During LTP.

Neuron. 2012; 73(2):260-7

(* co-first author) (Recommended by F1000)

Yu W, Polepalli JS, Malenka RC and Lu B.

A critical role for PAR-1/MARK-tau Axis in mediating the Synaptic and Dendritic toxicity of A Oligomers. Human Molecular Genetics. 2012; 21(6):1384-90


Spampanato J, Polepalli JS and Sah P.

Interneurons in the basolateral amygdala.

Neuropharmacology. 2011; 60(5):765-73


Polepalli JS, Sullivan RKP, Yanagawa Y and Sah P (2010).

A specific class of interneuron mediates inhibitory plasticity in the lateral amygdala.

J. Neuroscience 2010; 30(44):14619-29


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