All Publications


Rodgers CC, Nogueira R, Pil BC, Greeman EA, Park JM, Hong YK, Fusi S, Bruno RM (2021). Sensorimotor strategies and neuronal representation for shape discrimination. In press, Neuron 109: 2308-2325.e10

Warren RA, Zhang Q, Hoffman JR, Li EY, Hong YK, Bruno RM, Sawtell NB (2021). A rapid sensory motor decision underlying skilled locomotion in mice. Elife 10:e63596


Park JM, Hong YK*, Rodgers CC*, Dahan JB, Schmidt ER, Bruno RM (2020). Deep and Superficial layers of the primary somatosensory cortex are critical for whisker-based texture discrimination in mice. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.08.12.245381. *Equal contribution.

Petty GH, Kinnischtzke AK, Hong YK, Bruno RM (2020). Effects of arousal and movement on secondary somatosensory and visual thalamus. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.03.04.977348


Hong YK, Burr EF, Sanes JR and Chen C (2019). Heterogeneity of retinogeniculate axons. European Journal of Neuroscience 49: 948-956


Hong YK, Lacefield CO, Rodgers CC, Bruno RM (2018) Sensation, movement, and learning in the absence of primary sensory cortex. Nature 561: 542-546


Krishnaswamy A, Yamagata M, Duan X, Hong YK and Sanes JR (2015). Sidekick 2 directs formation of a retinal circuit that detects differential motion. Nature 524: 466-70


Hong YK, Park S, Litvina EY, Morales J, Sanes JR and Chen C (2014). Refinement of the Retinogeniculate Synapse by Bouton Clustering. Neuron 84: 332-339


Noutel J, Hong YK, Leu B, Kang E and Chen C (2011). Experience-dependent retinogeniculate synapse remodeling is abnormal in MeCP2-deficient mice. Neuron 70: 35-42

Hong YK, Kim IJ and Sanes JR (2011). Stereotyped axonal arbors of retinal ganglion cell subsets in the mouse superior colliculus. Journal of Comparative Neurology 519: 1691-711

Hong YK and Chen C (2011). Wiring and rewiring of the retinogeniculate synapse. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 21:228-37


Hong YK and Yamagata M (2009). Molecular Basis of Lamina-specific Synaptic Connections in the Retina: Sidekick Immunoglobulin Superfamily Molecules. In Hortsch M, and Umemori H, Book chapter in The Sticky Synapse. Springer, New York, NY.

Earlier Work

Hong YK*, Mikami A*, Schaffhausen B, Jun T and Roberts, TM (2003). A new class of mutations reveals a novel function for the original phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase binding site. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100: 9434-9439; *equal contribution.

Wu TR, Hong YK, Wang XD, Ling MY, Dragoi AM, Chung AS, Campbell, AG, Han ZY, Feng GS and Chin YE (2001). SHP-2 is a dual-specificity phosphatase involved in Stat1 dephosphorylation at both tyrosine and serine residues in nuclei. Journal of Biological Chemistry 277: 47572-47580