Kevin Alloway

Co-Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Neuroscience; Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences

Kevin Alloway

Research Summary

Neural basis of sensorimotor integration neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, optogenetics.

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Basal Ganglia Vibrissae Neurons Thalamus Motor Cortex Superior Colliculi Prefrontal Cortex Magnetic Resonance Imaging Injections Sensorimotor Cortex Somatosensory Cortex Intralaminar Thalamic Nuclei Zona Incerta Exploratory Behavior Hypothalamus Communication Optogenetics Brain Rodentia Birds Frontal Lobe Habits Parietal Lobe Inhibition (Psychology) Anesthesia

Most Recent Papers

A role for the claustrum in salience processing?

Jared B. Smith, Glenn D.R. Watson, Zhifeng Liang, Yikang Liu, Nanyin Zhang, Kevin D. Alloway, 2019, Frontiers in Neuroanatomy

The premammillary nucleus of the hypothalamus is not necessary for photoperiodic timekeeping in female turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo)

Ashli F. Moore, Vincent M. Cassone, Kevin D. Alloway, Paul A. Bartell, 2018, PloS one

Opposing collicular influences on the parafascicular (Pf) and posteromedial (POm) thalamic nuclei

Glenn D.R. Watson, Kevin Alloway, 2018, Brain Structure and Function on p. 535-543

Interhemispheric resting-state functional connectivity of the claustrum in the awake and anesthetized states

Jared B. Smith, Zhifeng Liang, Glenn D.R. Watson, Kevin Alloway, Nanyin Zhang, 2017, Brain Structure and Function on p. 2041-2058

Interhemispheric connections between the infralimbic and entorhinal cortices

Glenn D.R. Watson, Jared B. Smith, Kevin D. Alloway, 2017, Journal of Comparative Neurology on p. 1363-1380

Corticofugal projection patterns of whisker sensorimotor cortex to the sensory trigeminal nuclei

Jared B. Smith, Glenn D.R. Watson, Kevin D. Alloway, Cornelius Schwarz, Shubhodeep Chakrabarti, 2015, Frontiers in Neural Circuits

Mapping the functional network of medial prefrontal cortex by combining optogenetics and fMRI in awake rats

Zhifeng Liang, Glenn D.R. Watson, Kevin D. Alloway, Gangchea Lee, Thomas Neuberger, Nanyin Zhang, 2015, NeuroImage on p. 114-123

The zona incerta regulates communication between the superior colliculus and the posteromedial Thalamus

Glenn D.R. Watson, Jared B. Smith, Kevin D. Alloway, 2015, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 9463-9476

Interhemispheric claustral circuits coordinate sensory and motor cortical areas that regulate exploratory behaviors

Jared B. Smith, Kevin D. Alloway, 2014, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience

Thalamostriatal projections from the medial posterior and parafascicular nuclei have distinct topographic and physiologic properties

Kevin D. Alloway, Jared B. Smith, Glenn D.R. Watson, 2014, Journal of neurophysiology on p. 36-50

Most-Cited Papers

Functional specificity of claustrum connections in the rat

Jared B. Smith, Kevin D. Alloway, 2010, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 16832-16844

Rat claustrum coordinates but does not integrate somatosensory and motor cortical information

Jared B. Smith, Harsha Radhakrishnan, Kevin D. Alloway, 2012, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 8583-8588

Rat whisker motor cortex is subdivided into sensory-input and motoroutput areas

Jared B. Smith, Kevin D. Alloway, 2013, Frontiers in Neural Circuits

Mapping the functional network of medial prefrontal cortex by combining optogenetics and fMRI in awake rats

Zhifeng Liang, Glenn D.R. Watson, Kevin D. Alloway, Gangchea Lee, Thomas Neuberger, Nanyin Zhang, 2015, NeuroImage on p. 114-123

Interhemispheric claustral circuits coordinate sensory and motor cortical areas that regulate exploratory behaviors

Jared B. Smith, Kevin D. Alloway, 2014, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience

Quantitative analysis of the bilateral brainstem projections from the whisker and forepaw regions in rat primary motor cortex

Kevin D. Alloway, Jared B. Smith, Kyle J. Beauchemin, 2010, Journal of Comparative Neurology on p. 4546-4566

Thalamic POm projections to the dorsolateral striatum of rats

Jared B. Smith, Todd M. Mowery, Kevin D. Alloway, 2012, Journal of neurophysiology on p. 160-174

Interconnected cortical networks between primary somatosensory cortex septal columns and posterior parietal cortex in rat

Taehee Lee, Kevin Alloway, Uhnoh Kim, 2011, Journal of Comparative Neurology on p. 405-419

Interhemispheric resting-state functional connectivity of the claustrum in the awake and anesthetized states

Jared B. Smith, Zhifeng Liang, Glenn D.R. Watson, Kevin Alloway, Nanyin Zhang, 2017, Brain Structure and Function on p. 2041-2058

Thalamostriatal projections from the medial posterior and parafascicular nuclei have distinct topographic and physiologic properties

Kevin D. Alloway, Jared B. Smith, Glenn D.R. Watson, 2014, Journal of neurophysiology on p. 36-50