Jefferson Roy
Jefferson Roy

Founded in 2012 by Jefferson Roy, a neuroscientist with extensive experience in systems neuroscience. Jefferson received his PhD from McGill University in Montreal and then furthered his training at MIT.

Jefferson is a Research Scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Earl K. Miller in The Picower Institute of Learning and Memory at MIT in Cambridge, MA.

Selected publications:


The Motivated Brain by Helle Bundgaard and Jefferson Roy, 2014

Research manuscripts

Bastos, A.M., Donoghue, J.A., Brincat, S.L., Mahnke, M., Yanar, J., Correa, J., Waite, A.S., Lundqvist, M., Roy, J.E., Brown, E.N., Miller, E.K. Neural effects of propofol-induced unconsciousness and its reversal using thalamic stimulation, eLife, https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.60824, 2021.

Wutz, A., Loonis, R., Roy, J.E., Donoghue, J.A., and Miller, E.K. Different levels of category abstraction by different dynamics in different prefrontal areas. Neuron, 97, 716-726, 2018.

Stanley, D.A., Roy, J.E., Aoi, M.C., Kopell, N.J., and Miller, E.K. Low-beta Oscillations Turn Up the Gain During Category Judgments. Cerebral Cortex, 28, 116-130, 2018.

Tiganj, Z., Cromer, J.A., Roy, J.E., Miller, E.K., and Howard, M.W. Compressed Timeline of Recent Experience in Monkey lPFC. J.Cogn. Neurosci, 2018.

Roy, J.E., Buschman, T.J., and Miller, E.K. Prefrontal cortex neurons reflect categorical decisions about ambiguous stimuli. J.Cogn. Neurosci, 26, 1283-1291, 2014.

Buschman, T.J., Siegel, M., Roy, J.E., and miller, E.K. Neural substrates of cognitive capacity limitations. PNAS, 108, 11252-11255, 2011.

Cromer, J., Roy, J.E., Buschman, T.J., and Miller, E.K. Comparison of Primate Prefrontal and Premotor Cortex Neuronal Activity During Visual Categorization. J. Cog. Neurosci, 23, 3355-3365, 2011.

Roy, J.E., Riesenhuber, M., Poggio, T., and Miller, E.K. Prefrontal Cortex Activity during Flexible Categorization. J. Neurosci. 30, 8519-8528, 2010.

Cromer, J., Roy, J.E., and Miller, E.K. Representation of Multiple, Independent Categories in the Primate Prefrontal Cortex. Neuron 66, 796-807, 2010.

Cullen, K.E. and Roy, J.E. Signal Processing in the Vestibular System during Active versus Passive Head Movements. J. Neurophysiol. 91, 1919-1933, 2004.

Roy, J.E. and Cullen, K.E. Dissociating Self-Generated from Passively Applied Head Motion: Neural Mechanisms in the Vestibular Nuclei. J. Neurosci. 24, 2102-2111, 2004.

Roy, J.E. and Cullen, K.E. Brain Stem Pursuit Pathways: Dissociating Visual, Vestibular, and Proprioceptive Inputs during Combined Eye-Head Gaze Tracking. J.Neurophysiol. 90: 271-290, 2003.

Roy, J.E. and Cullen, K.E. Vestibuloocular Reflex Signal Modulation During Voluntary versus Passive Head Movements. J. Neurophysiol. 87, 2337-2357, 2002.

Roy, J.E. and Cullen, K.E. Selective Processing of Vestibular Reafference During Self-generated Head Motion. J. Neurosci. 21, 2131-2142, 2001.

Roy, J.E. and Cullen, K.E. A Neural Correlate for Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Suppression During Voluntary Eye-Head Gaze Shifts. Nature Neurosci.1, 404-410, 1998.