Achim Klug, PhD
Professor, Physiology & Biophysics


  • Ly PT, Lucas A, Pun SH, Dondzillo A, Liu C, Klug A, Lei TC. Robotic stereotaxic system based on 3D skull reconstruction to improve surgical accuracy and speed. J Neurosci Methods. 2021 Jan 1;347:108955. PubMed PMID: 32971134
  • Li BZ, Pun SH, Vai MI, Klug A, Lei TC. Axonal Conduction Delay Shapes the Precision of the Spatial Hearing in A Spiking Neural Network Model of Auditory Brainstem. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2021 Nov;2021:4238-4241. PubMed PMID: 34892159
  • Lucas A, Poleg S, Klug A, McCullagh EA. Myelination Deficits in the Auditory Brainstem of a Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome. Front Neurosci. 2021;15:772943. PubMed PMID: 34858133
  • Ly PT, Lucas A, Pun SH, Dondzillo A, Liu C, Klug A, Lei TC. Robotic stereotaxic system based on 3D skull reconstruction to improve surgical accuracy and speed. J Neurosci Methods. 2021 Jan 1;347:108955. PubMed PMID: 32971134
  • L. Wang, S.H. Pun, P.U. Mak, A. Klug, B.J. Zhang, M.I. Vai and T. Lei: A real-time correlational combination algorithm to improve SNR for multi-channel neural recordings. Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), 2021
  • McCullagh EA, Rotschafer SE, Auerbach BD, Klug A, Kaczmarek LK, Cramer KS, Kulesza RJ Jr, Razak KA, Lovelace JW, Lu Y, Koch U, Wang Y. Mechanisms underlying auditory processing deficits in Fragile X syndrome. FASEB J. 2020 Mar;34(3):3501-3518. PubMed PMID: 32039504
  • McCullagh EA, Poleg S, Greene NT, Huntsman MM, Tollin DJ, Klug A. Characterization of Auditory and Binaural Spatial Hearing in a Fragile X Syndrome Mouse Model. eNeuro. 2020 Jan Feb;7(1). PubMed PMID: 31953317
  • Wang PK, Pun SH, Chen CH, McCullagh EA, Klug A, Li A, Vai MI, Mak PU, Lei TC. Low-latency single channel real-time neural spike sorting system based on template matching. PLoS One. 2019;14(11):e0225138. PubMed PMID: 31756211
  • Cheng S, Fu Y, Zhang Y, Xian W, Wang H, Grothe B, Liu X, Xu X, Klug A, McCullagh EA. Enhancement of de novo sequencing, assembly and annotation of the Mongolian gerbil genome with transcriptome sequencing and assembly from several different tissues. BMC Genomics. 2019 Nov 27;20(1):903. PubMed PMID: 31775624
  • Mohammadi Z, Kincaid JM, Pun SH, Klug A, Liu C, Lei TC. Computationally inexpensive enhanced growing neural gas algorithm for real-time adaptive neural spike clustering. J Neural Eng. 2019 Jul 30;16(5):056007. PubMed PMID: 31071700
  • Chen CH, McCullagh EA, Pun SH, Mak PU, Vai MI, Mak PI, Klug A, Lei TC. An Integrated Circuit for Simultaneous Extracellular Electrophysiology Recording and Optogenetic Neural Manipulation. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2017 Mar;64(3):557-568. PubMed PMID: 28221990
  • McCullagh EA, Salcedo E, Huntsman MM, Klug A. Tonotopic alterations in inhibitory input to the medial nucleus of the trapezoid body in a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome. J Comp Neurol. 2017 Nov 1;525(16):3543-3562. PubMed PMID: 28744893
  • McCullagh EA, McCullagh P, Klug A, Leszczynski JK, Fong DL. Effects of an Extended Cage-change Interval on Ammonia Levels and Reproduction in Mongolian Gerbils ( Meriones unguiculatus ). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2017 Nov 1;56(6):713-717. PubMed PMID: 29256365
  • Dondzillo A, Thompson JA, Klug A. Recurrent Inhibition to the Medial Nucleus of the Trapezoid Body in the Mongolian Gerbil (Meriones Unguiculatus). PLoS One. 2016 Aug 4;11(8):e0160241. PubMed PMID: 27489949
  • Albrecht O, Klug A. Laser-guided Neuronal Tracing In Brain Explants. J Vis Exp. 2015 Nov 25;(105). PubMed PMID: 26649948
  • Dondzillo A, Quinn KD, Cruickshank-Quinn CI, Reisdorph N, Lei TC, Klug A. A recording chamber for small volume slice electrophysiology. J Neurophysiol. 2015 Sep;114(3):2053-64. PubMed PMID: 26203105
  • Mayer F, Albrecht O, Dondzillo A, Klug A. Glycinergic inhibition to the medial nucleus of the trapezoid body shows prominent facilitation and can sustain high levels of ongoing activity. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Dec 1;112(11):2901-15. PubMed PMID: 25185813
  • Albrecht O, Dondzillo A, Mayer F, Thompson JA, Klug A. Inhibitory projections from the ventral nucleus of the trapezoid body to the medial nucleus of the trapezoid body in the mouse. Front Neural Circuits. 2014;8:83. PubMed PMID: 25120436
  • Chen CH, Pun SH, Mak PU, Vai MI, Klug A, Lei TC. Circuit models and experimental noise measurements of micropipette amplifiers for extracellular neural recordings from live animals. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:135026. PubMed PMID: 25133158
  • Al-Juboori SI, Dondzillo A, Stubblefield EA, Felsen G, Lei TC, Klug A. Light scattering properties vary across different regions of the adult mouse brain. PLoS One. 2013;8(7):e67626. PubMed PMID: 23874433
  • Dondzillo A, Thornton JL, Tollin DJ, Klug A. Manufacturing and using piggy-back multibarrel electrodes for in vivo pharmacological manipulations of neural responses. J Vis Exp. 2013 Jan 18;(71):e4358. PubMed PMID: 23354055
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