ROBERT S. WATERS, Ph.D., B.A.

Professor
Anatomy and Neurobiology

Office: 224 WITTENBORG BUILDING
875 MONROE AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381632103
Tel: (901) 448-5796
rwaters@uthsc.edu

Publications

  1. Reiner, DJ, Jan, TA, Boughter, JD, Li, CX, Lu, L, Williams, RW, Waters, RS. Genetic analysis of tongue size and taste papillae number and size in recombinant inbred strains of mice. Chem Senses, 33 (8), 693-707, 2008.
  2. Heck, DH, Roy, S, Xie, N, Waters, RS. Prenatal alcohol exposure delays acquisition and use of skilled reaching movements in juvenile rats. Physiol Behav, 94 (4), 540-4, 2008.
  3. Jan, TA, Lu, L, Li, CX, Williams, RW, Waters, RS. Genetic analysis of posterior medial barrel subfield (PMBSF) size in somatosensory cortex (SI) in recombinant inbred strains of mice. BMC Neurosci, 9, 3, 2007.
  4. Chappell, TD, Margret, CP, Li, CX, Waters, RS. Long-term effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on the size of the whisker representation in juvenile and adult rat barrel cortex. Alcohol, 41 (4), 239-51, 2007.
  5. Oladehin, A, Margret, CP, Maier, SE, Li, CX, Jan, TA, Chappell, TD, Waters, RS. Early postnatal alcohol exposure reduced the size of vibrissal barrel field in rat somatosensory cortex (SI) but did not disrupt barrel field organization. Alcohol, 41 (4), 253-61, 2007.
  6. Margret, CP, Chappell, TD, Li, CX, Jan, TA, Matta, SG, Elberger, AJ, Waters, RS. Prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) reduces the size of the forepaw representation in forepaw barrel subfield (FBS) cortex in neonatal rats: relationship between periphery and central representation. Exp Brain Res, 172 (3), 387-96, 2006.
  7. Margret, CP, Li, CX, Chappell, TD, Elberger, AJ, Matta, SG, Waters, RS. Prenatal alcohol exposure delays the development of the cortical barrel field in neonatal rats. Exp Brain Res, 172 (1), 1-13, 2006.
  8. Li, CX, Wei, X, Lu, L, Peirce, JL, Williams, RW, Waters, RS. Genetic analysis of barrel field size in the first somatosensory area (SI) in inbred and recombinant inbred strains of mice. Somatosens Mot Res, 22 (3), 141-50, 2005.
  9. Margret, CP, Li, CX, Elberger, AJ, Matta, SG, Chappell, TD, Waters, RS. Prenatal alcohol exposure alters the size, but not the pattern, of the whisker representation in neonatal rat barrel cortex. Exp Brain Res, 165 (2), 167-78, 2005.
  10. Pearson, PP, Li, CX, Chappell, TD, Waters, RS. Delayed reorganization of the shoulder representation in forepaw barrel subfield (FBS) in first somatosensory cortex (SI) following forelimb deafferentation in adult rats. Exp Brain Res, 153 (1), 100-12, 2003.
  11. Li, CX, Callaway, JC, Waters, RS. Removal of GABAergic inhibition alters subthreshold input in neurons in forepaw barrel subfield (FBS) in rat first somatosensory cortex (SI) after digit stimulation. Exp Brain Res, 145 (4), 411-28, 2002.
  12. Pearson, PP, Arnold, PB, Oladehin, A, Li, CX, Waters, RS. Large-scale cortical reorganization following forelimb deafferentation in rat does not involve plasticity of intracortical connections. Exp Brain Res, 138 (1), 8-25, 2001.
  13. Oladehin, A, Waters, RS. Location and distribution of Fos protein expression in rat hippocampus following acute moderate aerobic exercise. Exp Brain Res, 137 (1), 26-35, 2001.
  14. Arnold, PB, Li, CX, Waters, RS. Thalamocortical arbors extend beyond single cortical barrels: an in vivo intracellular tracing study in rat. Exp Brain Res, 136 (2), 152-68, 2001.
  15. Pearson, PP, Li, CX, Waters, RS. Effects of large-scale limb deafferentation on the morphological and physiological organization of the forepaw barrel subfield (FBS) in somatosensory cortex (SI) in adult and neonatal rats. Exp Brain Res, 128 (3), 315-31, 1999.
  16. Waters, RS, Patel, NB. Promoting neuroscience research in Kenya: what can we do as a neuroscience community. Int J Neurosci, 99 (1-4), 92-4, 1999.
  17. Pineda, JC, Waters, RS, Foehring, RC. Specificity in the interaction of HVA Ca2+ channel types with Ca2+-dependent AHPs and firing behavior in neocortical pyramidal neurons. J Neurophysiol, 79 (5), 2522-34, 1998.
  18. Li, CX, Waters, RS, McCandlish, CA, Johnson, EF. Electrical stimulation of a forepaw digit increases the physiological representation of that digit in layer IV of SI cortex in rat. Neuroreport, 7 (14), 2395-400, 1996.
  19. Pearson, PP, Oladehin, A, Li, CX, Johnson, EF, Weeden, AM, Daniel, CH, Waters, RS. Relationship between representation of hindpaw and hindpaw barrel subfield (HBS) in layer IV of rat somatosensory cortex. Neuroreport, 7 (14), 2317-23, 1996.
  20. Li, CX, Waters, RS. In vivo intracellular recording and labeling of neurons in the forepaw barrel subfield (FBS) of rat somatosensory cortex: possible physiological and morphological substrates for reorganization. Neuroreport, 7 (14), 2261-72, 1996.
  21. McCandlish, CA, Li, CX, Waters, RS, Howard, EM. Digit removal leads to discrepancies between the structural and functional organization of the forepaw barrel subfield in layer IV of rat primary somatosensory cortex. Exp Brain Res, 108 (3), 417-26, 1996.
  22. Waters, RS, Li, CX, McCandlish, CA. Relationship between the organization of the forepaw barrel subfield and the representation of the forepaw in layer IV of rat somatosensory cortex. Exp Brain Res, 103 (2), 183-97, 1995.
  23. Li, CX, Waters, RS, Oladehin, A, Johnson, EF, McCandlish, CA, Dykes, RW. Large unresponsive zones appear in cat somatosensory cortex immediately after ulnar nerve cut. Can J Neurol Sci, 21 (3), 233-47, 1994.
  24. McCandlish, CA, Li, CX, Waters, RS. Early development of the SI cortical barrel field representation in neonatal rats follows a lateral-to-medial gradient: an electrophysiological study. Exp Brain Res, 92 (3), 369-74, 1993.
  25. Foehring, RC, Waters, RS. Contributions of low-threshold calcium current and anomalous rectifier (Ih) to slow depolarizations underlying burst firing in human neocortical neurons in vitro. Neurosci Lett, 124 (1), 17-21, 1991.
  26. Li, CX, Waters, RS. Organization of the mouse motor cortex studied by retrograde tracing and intracortical microstimulation (ICMS) mapping. Can J Neurol Sci, 18 (1), 28-38, 1991.
  27. Waters, RS, Li, CX, Oladehin, A, Johnson, EF, Dykes, RW. Ulnar nerve innervation of paw and SI cortex of cat: substrate for reorganization. Neuroreport, 1 (3-4), 225-8, 1990.
  28. Waters, RS, Samulack, DD, Dykes, RW, McKinley, PA. Topographic organization of baboon primary motor cortex: face, hand, forelimb, and shoulder representation. Somatosens Mot Res, 7 (4), 485-514, 1990.
  29. Waters, RS, McCandlish, CA, Cooper, NG. Early development of SI cortical barrel subfield representation of forelimb in normal and deafferented neonatal rat as delineated by peroxidase conjugated lectin, peanut agglutinin (PNA). Exp Brain Res, 81 (2), 234-40, 1990.
  30. McCandlish, C, Waters, RS, Cooper, NG. Early development of the representation of the body surface in SI cortex barrel field in neonatal rats as demonstrated with peanut agglutinin binding: evidence for differential development within the rattunculus. Exp Brain Res, 77 (2), 425-31, 1989.