Microscale 3D-printed Nerve interfaces

TM Otchy, C Michas, B Lee, K Gopalan, V Neurakar, J Gleick, D Semu, L Darkwa, BJ Holinski, DJ Chew, AE White, TJ Gardner, “Printable microscale interfaces for long-term peripheral nerve mapping and precision control,” Nature Communications, in press Summer 2020.


Ordering Liquid Crystal Defects at the Nanoscale

R Preusse, E George, S Aghvami, TM Otchy, MA Gharbi, “Hierarchical assembly of smectic liquid crystal defects at undulated interfaces,” Soft Matter, in press Summer 2020.

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Ultra-rapid 3D-printing with sub-micron minimum feature sizes 

BW Pearre, C Michas, JM Tsang, TJ Gardner, TM Otchy, “Micro-scale direct laser writing with a resonant scanning two-photon microscope,” Additive Manufacturing, Dec 2019.


Manufacturable spun carbon fiber electrodes

WF Gillis, CA Lissandrello, J Shen, BW Pearre, A Mertiri, F Deku, S Cogan, BJ Holinski, DJ Chew, AE White*, TM Otchy*, TJ Gardner*, “Carbon fiber on polyimide ultra-microelectrodes,” J Neural Eng, Jan 2018.


How local are the effects of brain manipulations?

TM Otchy, SBE Wolff, JY Rhee, C Pehlevan, R Kawai, A Kempf, SMH Gobes, BP Ölveczky, “Off-target effects of local circuit manipulations,” Nature, Dec 2015.

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Learning what to do and when to do it

F Ali, TM Otchy, C Pehlevan, AL Fantana, Y Burak, BP Ölveczky, “The basal ganglia is necessary for learning spectral, but not temporal features of birdsong,” Neuron, Nov 2013.


Motorized microdrives for neural recordings

TM Otchy, BP Ölveczky, “Design and assembly of an ultra-light motorized microdrive for chronic neural recordings in small animals,” J Vis Exp, e4314, Nov 2012.


Neural circuit correlates of motor skill learning

BP Ölveczky, TM Otchy, JH Goldberg, D Aronov, MS Fee, “Changes in the neural control of a complex motor sequence during learning,” J Neurophys, Jul 2011.