Shih-Chieh Lin
Basic Neuroscience
Name Shih-Chieh Lin
Office Tel No. +886-2-2826-7165
POSITION TITLE/AFFILIATIONS 2017    Senior Investigator, National Institute on Aging, NIH, USA
2009-2017 Investigator, National Institute on Aging, NIH, USA
2006-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University, USA
EDUCATION/TRAINING 2001-2006 Ph.D., Neurobiology, Duke University, USA
1992-2000 M.D., National Taiwan University
Research Cognition, Decision Making, Attention, Learning, Neurophysiology, Optogenetics, Circuitry, Basal Forebrain
Year Paper Title
2016 Whitmore NW, Lin S-C (2016) Unmasking local activity within local field potentials (LFPs) by removing distal electrical signals using Independent Component Analysis. NeuroImage 132:79-92
2015 Lin S-C, Brown RE, Hussain Shuler MG, Petersen CCH, Kepecs A (2015) Optogenetic dissection of the basal forebrain neuromodulatory control of cortical activation, plasticity and cognition. The Journal of Neuroscience 35(41):13896-903
2015 Raver SM, Lin S-C (2015) Basal forebrain motivational salience signal enhances cortical processing and decision speed. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 9:277
2015 Mayse JD, Nelson GM, Avila I, Gallagher M, Lin S-C (2015) Basal forebrain neuronal inhibition enables rapid behavioral stopping. Nature Neuroscience 18(10):1501-8
2014 Avila I, Lin S-C (2014) Distinct neuronal populations in the basal forebrain encode motivational salience and movement. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 8:421
2014 Mayse JD, Nelson GM, Park P, Gallagher M, Lin S-C (2014) Proactive and reactive inhibitory control in rats. Frontiers in Neuroscience, Decision Neuroscience section 8:104
2014 Nguyen DP, Lin S-C (2014) A frontal cortex event-related potential driven by the basal forebrain. eLife 3:e02148
2014 Avila I, Lin S-C (2014) Motivational salience signal in the basal forebrain is coupled with faster and more precise decision speed. PLOS Biology 12(3): e1001811
2008 Lin S-C, Nicolelis MAL (2008) Neuronal ensemble bursting in the basal forebrain encodes salience irrespective of valence. Neuron 59(1):138-149
2006 Lin S-C, Gervasoni D, Nicolelis MAL (2006) Fast modulation of prefrontal cortex activity by basal forebrain non-cholinergic neuronal ensembles. Journal of Neurophysiology 96(6):3209-19