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Vlastislav Bracha

Vlastislav Bracha
Vlastislav Bracha

Ph.D.

Professor
Biomedical Sciences
(515) 294-6278
2032 Vet Med
Expertise / Research Area

Behavioral neuroscience and neurophysiological mechanisms of learning, memory and movement control.

For details visit my lab website.

Selected Publications
  • Zbarska S, Bloedel JR, Bracha V.  Cerebellar dysfunction explains the extinction-like abolition of conditioned eyeblinks after NBQX injections in the inferior olive. J Neurosci , 2008, 28(1): 10-20. PDF
     
  • Zbarska S, Holland EA, Bloedel JR, Bracha V.  Inferior olivary inactivation abolishes conditioned eyeblinks: extinction or cerebellar malfunction? Behav Brain Res , 2007, 178 : 128-38. PDF
     
  • Nilaweera WU, Zenitsky GD, Bracha V.  Inactivation of cerebellar output axons impairs acquisition of conditioned eyeblinks. Brain Res , 2006, 1122 : 143-53. PDF
     
  • Nilaweera WU, Zenitsky GD, Bracha V.  Inactivation of the brachium conjunctivum prevents extinction of classically conditioned eyeblinks. Brain Res , 2005, 1045 : 175-84 . PDF
     
  • Aksenov D, Serdyukova N, Bloedel J, Bracha V.  Glutamate neurotransmission in the cerebellar interposed nuclei: Involvement in classically conditioned eyeblinks and neuronal activity.  J Neurophysiol , 2005, 93 : 44-52. PDF
     
  • Aksenov D, Serdyukova N, Irwin K, Bracha V.  GABA neurotransmission in the cerebellar interposed nuclei: Involvement in classically conditioned eyeblinks and neuronal activity.  J Neurophysiol, 2004, 91: 719-27. PDF
     
  • Shimansky Y, Wang JJ, Bauer RA, Bracha V, Bloedel JR, On-line compensation for perturbations of a reaching movement is cerebellar dependent: support for the task dependency hypothesis. Exp Brain Res, 2004, 155: 156-72.  PDF
     
  • Bracha V,     Role of the cerebellum in eyeblink conditioning. Prog Brain Res, 2004, 143: 331-9.  PDF
     
  • Bracha V, Nilaweera W, Zenitsky G, Irwin K. Video recording system for the measurement of eyelid movements during classical conditioning of the eyeblink response in the rabbit. J Neurosci Methods, 2003, 125:173-81.  PDF
     

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