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Curriculum Vitae

Steve M. Potter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

(tenured, semi-retired)

Georgia Institute of Technology

and Emory University School of Medicine

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

Laboratory for NeuroEngineering

313 Ferst Dr. NW Atlanta, GA 30332-0535


Last update: January 08, 2019

I. Earned Degrees 3

Ph.D. in Neurobiology 3

B.A., cum laude in Chemistry/Biochemistry 3

II. Academic writing format proficiency 3

III. Employment 3

IV. Teaching 4

A. Individual Student Guidance 4

B. Other Teaching Activities 4

V. Scholarly Accomplishments 4

A. Published Books and Parts of Books 4

B. Refereed Publications 4

C. Other Publications 4

Invited Reviews 4

Presentations 4

D. Other Scholarly Accomplishments 4

VI. Service 4

A. Professional Contributions 4

B. Campus Contributions 4

C. Other Contributions 4

VII. Grants and Contracts 4

A. As Principal and Co-Principal Investigator 4

B. As Investigator 4

VIII. Honors and Awards 4

Awards 4

Editorship 4

Independently written scholarly treatments on our research 4

Exhibits 4

Grant-related 4

I.Earned Degrees

Ph.D. in Neurobiology

University of California—Irvine, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Oct. 1993

•Conducted dissertation research in the biochemistry of protein aging in mammalian brain, and methylation of isoaspartate by protein L-isoaspartyl methyltransferase.

•Used a variety of techniques including protein purification, high-performance liquid chromatography, gel electrophoresis, biochemical assays, polymerase chain reaction, oocyte microinjection, and neural explant culture.

•Completed curriculum in neural systems, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, animal behavior, learning and memory, neuroanatomy, machine learning, models of the brain, advanced analysis of attention and learning, electronics for biologists, and disorders of the central nervous system.

B.A., cum laude in Chemistry/Biochemistry

University of California—San Diego, June 1987

•Undergraduate research in the biochemical analysis of the interaction between cholinergic and dopaminergic systems in rat striatum (UCSD Neuroscience Department).

•Undergraduate internship: Characterization of physical properties of synergistic mixtures of polysaccharide gums (Kelco R & D, San Diego).

II.Academic writing format proficiency

Proficient in the following writing and citation styles:








•Professional Leave (sabbatical 2014, 2015): Maker Movement immersion, in Seattle, WA, Ireland, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

•Associate Professor (March 2008-2015) and Assistant Professor (March 2002-March 2008), Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine.

•Director, Laboratory for Neuroengineering at Georgia Tech (2010-2013).

•Senior Research Assistant (2001-2002), Senior Research Fellow (1996-2000) and Research Fellow (1994-1996) in Biology, California Institute of Technology, Laboratories of Jerome Pine and Scott E. Fraser. All of these were non-tenure-track Research Faculty positions.

Researched the Silicon Neural Probe, part of the NINDS Neural Prosthesis Program. Constructed one of the first 2-photon laser-scanning microscopes (1994).

Was the first to apply 2-photon microscopy to the development of the mouse olfactory system, the drosophila optic system, and rodent hippocampal dendritic spine plasticity.

Was the first to image GFP in a living animal with 2-photon microscopy.

Designed and constructed digital and analog circuits, including a high-speed (1000 frames/sec) CCD camera, for neural voltage imaging (US patent No. 6,633,331).

Developed techniques for dissociated neuron and hippocampal slice culture, multi-electrode electrophysiology and time-lapse 2-photon microscopy.

Developed techniques for labeling of neural transplants.

Developed automated computer delineation and measurement of dendritic spine morphological dynamics.

Invented novel sealed cell culture system (US patent No. 6,521,451).


A.Individual Student Guidance

At Caltech

Postdocs mentored at Caltech:

Thomas DeMarse, now Research Faculty, U. of Florida Axel Blau, now Faculty at the Italian Inst. of Technology

PhD Students mentored at Caltech (as de facto advisor):

Daniel Wagenaar, 1999-2005, Graduated July 2005, Dissertation title: “Development and Control of Epileptiform Bursting in Dissociated Cortical Cultures.” (Faculty at U. Cincinnati) Albert Wang, PhD 1998, Applied Physics

Arno Klein (Sage Bionetworks)

Natalia Lukina (went into industry)

Undergraduates mentored at Caltech:

C. Michael Atkin

Matthew Vanderzee

Gray Rybka Samuel

Thompson Andrew

Mart Miroslav

Dudik William


At Georgia Tech

Postdocs mentored at GT

Chadwick Hales, Faculty at Emory University School of Medicine.

Thomas DeMarse, Research Faculty, U. of Florida.

Mark Booth (Oct 2003-Dec 2005, NSF Center for Behavioral Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellow). Now in the private sector.

PhD Students mentored at GT

Radhika Madhavan (PhD student in Bioengineering 2002-2007, Georgia Tech) Graduated May 2007, Dissertation title: “Role of Spontaneous Bursts in Functional Plasticity and Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Dissociated Cortical Cultures.” Postdoc at the National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India (U. Bhalla lab). Postdoc with Gabriel Kreiman, Harvard U.

Zenas Chao (PhD student in Bioengineering Spring 2002-2007, Georgia Tech) Graduated Oct. 2007, dissertation title: “Toward The Neurocomputer: Goal-directed Learning In Embodied Cultured Networks.” Postdoc at the Interactive Brain Communication unit at RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama, Japan (Fujii lab).

Douglas Bakkum (PhD student in Mechanical Fall 2003-2007 Engineering, Georgia Tech) Graduated Oct. 2007, “Dynamics of Embodied Dissociated Cortical Cultures for the Control of Hybrid Biological Robots.” Postdoc at the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo (Takahashi lab). Postdoc with Adreas Hierlemann, ETH Zurich, Basel.

John Rolston (MD/PhD student beginning Summer 2004, Emory U. Sch. of Medicine Neuroscience Program) Graduated (PhD) Dec. 2009, dissertation title: “Multielectrode Interactions with the Normal and Epileptic Brain.” MD internship and residency at Emory. Resident in Neurological Surgery at University of California, San Francisco.

Nathan Killian (PhD student in Biomedical Engineering 2007-2013), co-advised by Elizabeth Buffalo, Emory Neurology. Graduated April 2013, dissertation title: “Bioelectrical dynamics of the entorhinal cortex.” NSF IGERT Fellow. Postdoc with John Pezaris in the Department of Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Sharanya Arcot Desai (PhD student in Bioengineering 2008-2013 Graduated Dec. 2013, dissertation title: “Multielectrode Microstimulation For Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.” Co-advised by Robert Gross, Emory Neurosurgery. Schlumberger Faculty for the Future Fellow. Research engineer at NeuroPace.

Jonathan Newman (PhD student in Biomedical Engineering 2007-2013 Graduated Dec. 2013, dissertation title: “Optogenetic Feedback Control of Neural Activity NSF Fellow. Post-doc with Matthew Wilson at MIT.

Michelle Kuykendal (PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, ECE home school, 2006-2014), Graduated Aug. 2014, dissertation title: “Closed-loop Optimization of Extracellular Electrical Stimulation for Targeted Neuronal Activation.” Co-advised by Stephen DeWeerth (BME and ECE), and Martha Grover (ChBE). NSF Fellow.

Ming-fai Fong (PhD student in Emory Neuroscience program 2009-2014 Graduated), co-advised by Peter Wenner, Emory Physiology. NSF Fellow. Post-doc with Mark Bear at MIT.

Riley Zeller-Townson (PhD student in Bioengineering since 2009). SMART Fellow.

Alex Calhoun (PhD student in Biomedical Engineering since 2010). NIH Imaging Training Grantee.

Masters Students mentored at GT

Robert Ortman (Masters student in Bioengineering, ECE home school, 2008-2011). Thesis title: “Sensory Input Encoding and Readout Methods for In Vitro Living Neuronal Networks.”

Komal Rambani (Masters student in Bioengineering Graduated Fall 2006, Georgia Tech) “Thick brain slice cultures and a custom-fabricated multiphoton imaging system: Progress towards development of a 3D hybrot model.”

Nikhilesh Natraj (Bioengineering 2007), Georgia Tech. Chetna Shastry (2007, College of Computing, Georgia Tech)

Alexander Shkolnik (MS student in Math and Computer Science, 2003, Emory University), Graduated Spring 2003, “Neurally Controlled Simulated Robot: Applying Cultured Neurons to Handle and Approach/Avoidance Task in Real Time and a Framework for Studying Learning in Vitro.” Postdoc at MIT. Founder & President, LiquidPiston, Inc.

Peter Passaro (MS student in Bioengineering 2003-2005, Georgia Tech) Research topic: “In vitro imaging of neuromodulation and plasticity.” Transferred to University of Sussex, Brighton, U.K. Director of Data Science, Datanauts, Brighton, U.K.

Undergraduate Researchers mentored at Georgia Tech

Caitlin Johnson (2012)

Ethan Craig (2012)

Eric Eisner (2012)

Candace Law (2012)

Silvia Vaca (2012)

Natalie K. Fan (2011)

Marc Powell (2011)

Joshua Su (2011)

Amanda Fernandez (2011)

Ted French (2010)

Pranav Mahadevan (2010)

Kevin Lindsay (2010)

Jimmy Williams (2010)

Ushnik Ghosh (2010-2012)

Aaron Morris (2010-2011)

Peter McMenamin (2009)

Chris Davis (2009)

Ben Tsui (2008)

Samantha Russel (2008)

Daniel Fowler (2008)

Ravi Patel (2008)

Richard Gautney (2008)

Chuyong Yi (2007)

Ryan Haynes (2005-2007, BME major) Marshall Scholar, now at Oxford, UK

Yixiao Zou (2006-2009, BME major) Goldwater Scholarship Awardee, now PhD student at Yale)

Matthew MacDougall (2002-2003, Emory University, now MD/PhD student at Caltech/USC)

Alexander Shkolnik (Emory University, now postdoc at MIT)

Blythe Towal (ECE major, Now PhD student at Northwestern U.)

John Brumfield (Fall 2003-Spring 2005, BME major, now in industry)

Bobby Thompson (2004-2006, BME major)

Bhavesh Mehta (2005-2006, BME major, now PhD student at Duke U.)

Santiago Archila (2005-2006, BME major, now PhD student in Emory Neuroscience program, and IGERT Scholar)

Jennifer Salgado (2004, BME major, Now PhD student at Medical College of Georgia)

Summer Interns in the Potter Lab

Aidan Smyth (Summer 2012)

Scott Stapley (Summer 2011)

Nisha Bhat (Summer 2011)

Will Schweitzer (Summer 2011 SURE program)

Sam Rakowski (Summer 2011 ION program for high school students)

Christopher McDonald (Summer 2010, visiting high school teacher)

Rose Malinow (Summer 2010)

Sid Tantia (Summer 2009, CBN BRAIN program)

John Slack (Summer 2008, high school student, CBN Institute on Neuroscience program)

Wen Hui Tan (Summer 2007, from MIT; CBN BRAIN program)

Eleanor Ory (Summer 2005, from Smith College; PRAXIS Fellow)

Chris Grubb (Summer 2005, from Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech.; CBN BRAIN program)

BME Senior Design Students:

Ryan Haynes

Herna Coe

Jennifer Salgado

Jessica Lott

Heidi Khalil

Ima Ebong

James Hamlin

Shalin Shah

Lennie George

B.Other Teaching Activities

As Assistant Professor (Georgia Tech)

•Developed Real-World Curriculum for Introductory Neuroscience BMED/BIOL4752, taught since Fall 2005.

•Won the top teaching award from the University System of Georgia, The Excellence in Teaching Award, FY2013.

•Won Georgia Tech’s top teaching award, the 2011 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teacher Award.

•Developed lab and lecture curriculum for new NeuroEngineering Fundamentals course BMED 4400, taught since Spring 2004.

•Taught brain-computer interfaces, Neuromorphic Cognition Engineering Workshop, Summer 2010.

•Developed curriculum for graduate Hybrid Neural Microsystems course, taught Fall 2004, 2006, Spring 2009.

•Facilitated Problem-Based Learning in Biomedical Engineering, BMED 1300 (ten semesters).

•Taught 3D Live Cell Imaging short course, U. of British Columbia, Summers 2002-2004.

•Served as Guest Lecturer in numerous courses at Georgia Tech and Emory.

As Research Faculty (Caltech)

•Served as guest lecturer for CNS 163, Sleep and Dreams (three years).

•Served as guest lecturer for Ph/Bi 103, Neuroscience for Physicists and Engineers (two years).

•Developed curriculum and co-taught Principles of Modern Microscopy, Fall, 2000.

•Taught 3D Live Cell Imaging short course, U. of British Columbia, Summers 2000 and 2001.

As grad student (UC Irvine)

•Served as teaching assistant for undergraduate psychobiology lab course, including curriculum development and writing for the laboratory manual (three years).

•Sole teacher of the department's graduate neurochemistry lab course (two years).

As undergrad (UCSD)

•Served as Teaching Assistant for freshman chemistry (two years).

V.Scholarly Accomplishments

A.Published Books and Parts of Books

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1.Potter, S. M., El Hady, A., Fetz, E. E., eds. (2014). “Closing the Loop Around Neural Systems.” Lausanne: Frontiers Media.

2.Potter, S. M. (2013). Better Minds: Cognitive Enhancement in the 21st Century. In D. Bulatov (Ed.), Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-biological age, Part 2 - Theory. (pp.304-319). Kalingrad: National Center for Contemporary Arts.

3.Potter, S. M. (2007). “What Can Artificial Intelligence Get From Neuroscience?” In M. Lungarella, F. Iida, J. Bongard, & R. Pfeifer (Eds.), 50 Years of Artificial Intelligence: Essays Dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of Artificial Intelligence. (pp. 174-185). Berlin: Springer.

4.Potter, S. M., Wagenaar, D. A., DeMarse, T. B. (2006) "Closing the Loop: Stimulation Feedback Systems for Embodied MEA Cultures." In Advances in Network Electrophysiology Using Multi-Electrode Arrays, M Taketani, M Baudry eds. New York: Springer

5.Potter, S. M., (2005) “Two-photon microscopy for 4D imaging of living neurons,” in Imaging in Neuroscience and Development: A Laboratory Manual, 2nd Edition, R. Yuste and A. Konnerth, eds, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, pp.8.1–8.12.

6.Bakkum D. J., Shkolnik A. C., Ben-Ary G., Gamblen P., DeMarse T. B., Potter S. M. (2004). “Removing some ‘A’ from AI: Embodied Cultured Networks.” In Embodied Artificial Intelligence, F Iida, R Pfeifer, L Steels, Y Kuniyoshi, eds. pp. 130-45. New York: Springer

7.Potter, S. M. (2001). “Distributed processing in cultured neuronal networks,” in Advances in Neural Population Coding. Nicolelis, M. A. L. ed. Amsterdam, Elsevier. 130: 49-62.

8.Potter, S. M. (2000). “Two-Photon Microscopy for 4D Imaging of Living Neurons” in Imaging Neurons: A Laboratory Manual. Yuste, R., Lanni, F. and Konnerth, A., eds. Cold Spring Harbor, CSHL Press: 20.1-20.16.

9.Potter, S. M., Pine, J. and Fraser, S. E. (1996). “Neural transplant staining with DiI and vital imaging by 2-photon laser-scanning microscopy,” in The Science of Biological Specimen Preparation for Microscopy. Malecki, M. and Roomans, G. M., eds. Chicago, SMI. 10: 189-199.

B.Refereed Publications

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1.Kuykendal, M. L., Potter, S. M., Grover, M. A., & DeWeerth, S. P. (2017). Targeted stimulation using differences in activation probability across the strength–duration space. Processes, 5, 14.

2.Kuykendal, M. L., Guvanasen, G. S., Potter, S. M., Grover, M. A., & DeWeerth, S. P. (2017). Closed-loop characterization of neuronal activation using electrical stimulation and optical imaging. Processes, 5, 30.

3.Killian, N. J., Vernekar, V. N., Potter, S. M., & Vukasinovic, J. (2016). A device for long-term perfusion, imaging, and electrical interfacing of brain tissue in vitro. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10, 135.

4.Desai, S. A., Rolston, J. D., McCracken, C. E., Potter, S. M., & Gross, R. E. (2016). Asynchronous distributed multielectrode microstimulation reduces seizures in the dorsal tetanus toxin model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Brain Stimulation, 9, 86-100.

5.Killian, N. J., Potter, S. M., & Buffalo, E. A. (2015) Saccade direction encoding in the primate entorhinal cortex during visual exploration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (51), 157**-*****.

6.Dai, J., Venayagamoorthy, G. K., Harley, R. G., Deng, Y., & Potter, S. M. (2015). Adaptive-critic-based control of a synchronous generator in a power system using biologically inspired artificial neural networks. Proc. IEEE IJCNN, 15, 15634.

7.Newman, J. P., Fong, M-f, Millard, D. C., Whitmire, C. J., Stanley, G. B., & Potter, S. M. (2015) Optogenetic feedback control of neural activity. eLife 2015;4:e07192

8.Fong, M.-F., Newman, J. P., Potter, S. M., & Wenner, P. (2015). Upward synaptic scaling is dependent on neurotransmission rather than spiking. Nature Communications, 6, 6339.

9.Potter, S. M., El Hady, A., & Fetz, E. E. (2014). Closed-loop neuroscience and neuroengineering. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 8, 115.

10.Arcot Desai, S., Gutekunst, C.-A., Potter, S. M., & Gross, R. E. (2014). Deep brain stimulation macroelectrodes compared to multiple microelectrodes in rat hippocampus. Frontiers in Neuroengineering, 7(16).

11.Tchumatchenko, T., Newman, J. P., Fong, M.-f., & Potter, S. M. (2013). Delivery of continuously-varying stimuli using channelrhodopsin-2. Frontiers in neural circuits, 7.

12.Newman, J. P., Zeller-Townson, R., Fong, M.-F., Desai, S. A., Gross, R. E., & Potter, S. M. (2012). Closed-loop, multichannel experimentation using the open-source NeuroRighter electrophysiology platform. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 6, 98.

13.Hales, C. M., Zeller-Townson, R., Newman, J. P., Shoemaker, J. T., Killian, N. J., & Potter, S. M. (2012). Stimulus induced high frequency oscillations are present in neuronal networks on microelectrode arrays. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 6, 29.

14.Rolston, J. D., Laxpati, N. G., Gutekunst, C.-A., Potter, S. M., & Gross, R. E. (2010). Spontaneous and evoked high-frequency oscillations in the tetanus toxin model of epilepsy. Epilepsia, 51, 2289-2296.

15.Rolston, J. D., Gross, R. E., & Potter, S. M. (2010). Closed-loop, open-source electrophysiology (Invited Focused Review, peer-reviewed). Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4(31), 1-8. doi: 10.3389/ fnins.2010.00031

16.Desai, S. A., Rolston, J. D., Guo, L., & Potter, S. M. (2010). Improving impedance of implantable microwire multielectrode arrays by ultrasonic electroplating of durable platinum black. Frontiers in Neuroengineering, 3(5), doi: 10.3389/fneng.2010.00005.

17.Hales, C. M., Rolston, J. D., & Potter, S. M. (2010). How to Culture, Record and Stimulate Neuronal Networks on Micro-electrode Arrays (MEAs). JoVE, 39, doi: 10.3791/2056.

18.Yuan, X., Trachtenberg, J. T., Potter, S. M., & Roysam, B. (2009). MDL constrained 3-D grayscale skeletonization algorithm for automated extraction of dendrites and spines from fluorescence confocal images. Neuroinformatics, 7, 213-232.

19.Rolston, J. D., Gross, R. E., & Potter, S. M. (2009). A low-cost multielectrode system for data acquisition and real-time processing with rapid recovery from stimulation artifacts. Frontiers in Neuroengineering, 2(12), 1-17.

20.Rambani, K., Vukasinovic, J., Glezer, A., & Potter, S. M. (2009). Culturing thick brain slices: An interstitial 3D microperfusion system for enhanced viability. J. Neurosci. Methods 180, 243-254.

21.Esposti, F., Signorini, M. G., Potter, S. M., & Cerutti, S. (2009). Statistical long-term correlations in dissociated cortical neuron recordings. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering, 17, 364-369.

22.Bakkum, D. J., Chao, C. H., & Potter, S. M. (2008). Spatio-temporal electrical stimuli shape behavior of an embodied cortical network in a goal-directed learning task. Journal of Neural Engineering, 5, 310-323. [5]

23.Chao, Z. C., Bakkum, D. J., & Potter, S. M. (2008). Shaping Embodied Neural Networks for Adaptive Goal-directed Behavior. PLoS Computational Biology, 4(3): e1000042.

24.Bakkum, D. J., Chao, C. H., & Potter, S. M. (2008). Long-term activity-dependent plasticity of action potential propagation delay and amplitude in cortical networks. PLoS One, 3(5), e2088.

25.Bakkum, D. J., Gamblen, P. M., Ben-Ary, G., Chao, Z. C., & Potter, S. M. (2007). MEART: The Semi-living Artist. Frontiers in NeuroRobotics, vol. 1, article 5, 1-10.

26.Madhavan, R., Chao, Z. C., & Potter, S. M. (2007). Plasticity of recurring spatiotemporal activity patterns in cortical networks. Physical Biology, 4:181-193. [21]

27.Rolston, J. D., Wagenaar, D. A., & Potter, S. M. (2007). Precisely timed spatiotemporal patterns of neural activity in dissociated cortical cultures. Neuroscience, 148, 294-303.

28.Chao, Z. C., Bakkum, D. J., & Potter, S. M. (2007). Region-specific network plasticity in simulated and living cortical networks: Comparison of the center of activity trajectory (CAT) with other statistics. Journal of Neural Engineering, 4, 294-308.

29.Wagenaar, D. A., Pine, J., & Potter, S. M. (2006). Searching for plasticity in dissociated cortical cultures on multi-electrode arrays. Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine 5:16.

30.Wagenaar, D. A., Nadasdy, Z., & Potter, S. M. (2006). Persistent dynamic attractors in activity patterns of cultured neuronal networks. Physical Review E. 73:51907.1-8

31.Wagenaar, D. A., Pine, J., & Potter, S. M. (2006). An extremely rich repertoire of bursting patterns during the development of cortical cultures. BMC Neuroscience, 7: 11.

32.Wagenaar, D. A., Madhavan, R., Pine, J. and Potter, S. M. (2005). Controlling bursting in cortical cultures with closed-loop multi-electrode stimulation. J. Neuroscience 25:680-688.

33.Chao, Z. C., Wagenaar, D. A. and Potter, S. M. (2005). Effects of random external background stimulation on network synaptic stability after tetanization: a modeling study. Neuroinformatics 3:263-280.

34.Wagenaar, D. A., Pine, J. and Potter, S. M. (2004). Effective parameters for stimulation of dissociated cultures using multi-electrode arrays. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 138: 27-37.

35.Wagenaar, D. A. and Potter, S. M. (2004) A versatile all-channel stimulator for electrode arrays, with real-time control. J. Neural Engineering 1:39-45.

36.Wagenaar, D. A. and Potter, S. M. (2002). Real-time multi-channel stimulus artifact suppression by local curve fitting. J. Neurosci. Methods: 12:113-120.

37.Potter, S. M., DeMarse, T. B. (2001) A new approach to neural cell culture for long-term studies. J. Neurosci. Methods 110:17-24.

38.DeMarse, T. B., Wagenaar, D. A., Blau, A. W. and Potter, S. M. (2001). The Neurally Controlled Animat: Biological brains acting with simulated bodies. Autonomous Robots 11:305-310.

39.Potter, S. M., (2001) Distributed processing in cultured neuronal networks, Progress in Brain Research, 130: 49—62.

40.Potter, S. M., Zheng, C., Koos, D. S., Feinstein, P., Fraser, S. E., Mombaerts, P. (2001). Structure and emergence of specific olfactory glomeruli in the mouse. Journal of Neuroscience 21:9713-9723.[Cover article]

41.Potter, S. M., Pine, J. and Fraser, S. E. (1996) Neural transplant staining with DiI and vital imaging by 2-photon laser-scanning microscopy, Scanning Microscopy Supplement, 10:189—199.

42.Potter, S. M., Wang, C. M., Garrity, P. A. and Fraser, S. E. (1996) Intravital imaging of green fluorescent protein using 2-photon laser-scanning microscopy, Gene, 173:25—31.

43.Potter, S. M., Henzel, W. J. and Aswad, D. W. (1993) In-vitro aging of calmodulin generates isoaspartate at multiple asn-gly and asp-gly sites in calcium-binding domain-II, domain-III, and domain-IV, Protein Science, 2:1648—1663.

44.Potter, S. M., Johnson, B. A., Henschen, A., Aswad, D. W. and Guzzetta, A. W. (1992) The type-II isoform of bovine brain protein L-isoaspartyl methyltransferase has an endoplasmic-reticulum retention signal RDEL) at its C-terminus, Biochemistry, 31:6339—6347.

C.Other Publications

Invited Reviews

1.Rolston, J. D., Gross, R. E., & Potter, S. M. (2010). Closed-loop, open-source electrophysiology (Invited Focused Review, peer-reviewed). Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4(31), 1-8.

2.Potter, S. M. (2010). Closing the loop between neurons and neurotechnology. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4, 15.

3.Potter, S. M. (2003). When Technology Becomes Us: Review of 'Natural-Born Cyborgs' by Andy Clark. Cerebrum 5: 88-95.

4.Potter, S. M., (1996) Vital imaging: Two photons are better than one, Current Biology, 6, 1595—1598.


Distinguished Invited Talks

1.“Meet the Experts” session leader, Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, New Orleans, Oct. 13, 2012.

2.Opening speaker and panelist, “Brains in dishes: Animats and Hybrots” panel, International Neuroethics Society annual meeting, New Orleans, Oct. 12, 2012.

3.TEDx talk: “Neuroengineering: Neuroscience, applied,” Atlanta, April 7, 2012.

4.Opening speaker and panelist at special symposium, Brain Enhancement: Its Impact on Human Mind and Evolution, Emory University School of Medicine, May 2, 2011.

5.Public Keynote Lecture, Dynasty Foundation’s “Life: The Scientific Version” exhibit, Moscow, March 30, 2011.

6.Panelist, The Science Gallery (Trinity College, Dublin) “Visceral” exhibit, Art-Science Ethics panel, Feb. 9, 2011.

7.Keynote Lecture, Joint Southeast Nerve Net/Georgia-South Carolina Neuroscience Consortium conference, Atlanta, March 5, 2010.

8.Brain-Machine Interfaces panel, IEEE Systems, Man, & Cybernetics conference, San Antonio, Oct. 12, 2009.

9.Keynote Lecture, Institute on Neuroscience Summer Research Program, Emory University, Aug. 1, 2008.

10.Plenary Lecture, “In the Presence of the Body” conference at the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, April 23, 2007.

11.Panel Leader, 50th Anniversary Summit of Artificial Intelligence, Ascona, Switzerland, July 10, 2006.

12.Keynote Lecture, MEA Symposium: Multielectrode array studies and neuronal plasticity, Free University Amsterdam, July 3, 2006.

13.Plenary Speaker, Optical Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, March 23, 2006.

14.Distinguished Lecture, Brains & Behavior Program, Georgia State University, April 11, 2006.

15.Plenary Lecture, Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 17, 2003.

16.Inaugural Lecture, Georgia Tech Tuesday Talks, Feb. 22, 2005.

17.Plenary Lecture, Vanguard Conference: "Where Life Meets Technology" Madrid, July 22, 2003.

18.Keynote Lecture, Southeast Multiphoton User Group Meeting, Atlanta, Aug. 30, 2002.

19.Keynote Lecture, Harvey Mudd College Presentation Days, Claremont, April 23, 2001.

20.Keynote Lecture, Information Science Innovations 2001, Natural & Artificial Intelligent Systems Organization, Dubai, U.A.E., March 18, 2001.

Other Invited Talks (Non-invited presentations are represented in Conference Papers or Abstracts)

1.Dublin Maker center stage, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, July 25, 2015

2.DXArts Art & Brain course, University of Washington, Seattle, Apr. 10, 2015.

3.SimBioTech/ISAT meeting, Seattle, March 3, 2015.

4.Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, Dec. 11, 2014.

5.Assn. of American Colleges & Universities, Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) — Advancing what works in STEM education, Atlanta, Oct. 14, 2013.

6.Georgia Tech BRAIN Symposium, Atlanta, Oct. 8, 2013.

7.Atlanta Science Tavern, Atlanta, Oct. 27, 2012.

8.Emory University Frontiers in Neuroscience seminar, Atlanta, Oct. 19, 2012.

9.Univ. of Illinois Neuroengineering Seminar, Urbana-Champagne, IL, Feb. 29, 2012.

10.NeuroArts Conference, University of Plymouth, U.K., Feb. 11, 2011.

11.Neuromorphic Cognition Engineering Workshop, Telluride, Colorado, June 28, 2010.

12.University of Manchester School of Computer Science, Manchester, U. K., June 17, 2010.

13.Ruhr University, Bochum Research Department of Neuroscience, Bochum, Germany, June 10, 2010.

14.Max Planck Inst. Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Göttingen, Ger., June 23, 2009.

15.Purdue University, Biomedical Engineering Seminar, Lafeyette, IN, Dec. 10, 2008.

16.Technion University, Center for Network Biology, Haifa, Israel, July 14, 2008.

17.UC Davis, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Davis, CA, May 23, 2008.

18.Georgetown University, Department of Physics, Washington, DC, April 16, 2008

19.“Whence the Self” Aspen Consciousness Research Retreat, Mind Science Foundation, Aug. 4, 2007

20.Gordon Conference on Nonlinear Science, Colby College, Maine, June 27, 2007.

21.General Motors Research, Sigma Xi Lecture, Warren, MI, March 16, 2007.

22.Investigators of Mind, Brain, & Intelligent Artifacts Student Group, U. of GA, Athens, March 7, 2007.

23.University of Illinois, Bioengineering Seminar, Urbana-Champagne, Feb. 8, 2007.

24.Johns Hopkins University Mind-Brain Inst. Bodian Seminar, Baltimore, Feb. 5, 2007.

25.Emory University Frontiers in Neuroscience, Atlanta, Dec. 1, 2006.

26.Winship Cancer Inst. Georgia Imaging and Microscopy Symposium, Atlanta, Aug. 24, 2006.

27.Southeast Multiphoton Excitation User Group Meeting, Atlanta, Aug. 11, 2006.

28.Biology Graduate Seminar, Georgia State University, April 21, 2006.

29.Physics Colloquium, University of South Florida, Tampa, March 24, 2006.

30.Northwestern University Biomedical Engineering Seminars, May 12, 2005.

31.Arizona State University Soft Matter Seminars, April 27, 2005.

32.Center for Theoretical Biophysics, UC San Diego, Jan. 21, 2005

33.Microscopy and Microanalysis Conference, Savannah, Aug. 3, 2004.

34.Biocomplexity Seminar Series, Indiana University, Bloomington, May 10, 2004.

35.Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference, Toronto, Jan. 23, 2004.

36.National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Nov. 17, 2003.

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