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Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.

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Academic: 336-716-7424 | Department: 336-716-7424

Email: cconstan@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.Sc., Univeristy of Athens, 1992
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1997
  • Fellowship, Yale University School of Medi, 2001

Memberships

  • Society for Neuroscience
Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.

Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.

Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Prefrontal Cortex; Memory, Short-Term; Parietal Lobe; Neurons; Learning
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Academic: 336-716-7424 | Department: 336-716-7424

Email: cconstan@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Role of prefrontal persistent activity in working memory. Riley MR, Constantinidis C.. Front Syst Neurosci. 2016;9():181.

A code for cross-modal working memory. Constantinidis C.. Neuron. 2016;89(1):3-5.

Distinct roles of the prefrontal and posterior parietal cortices in response inhibition. Zhou X, Qi XL, Constantinidis C.. Cell Rep. 2016;14(12):2765-2773.

Behavioral response inhibition and maturation of goal representation in prefrontal cortex after puberty. Zhou X, Zhu D, King SG, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113(12):3353-3358.

Demixed principal component analysis of neural population data. Kobak D, Brendel W, Constantinidis C, Feierstein CE, Kepecs A, Mainen ZF, Romo R, Qi XL, Uchida N, Machens CK.. Elife. 2016;5():e10989.

The neuroscience of working memory capacity and training. Constantinidis C, Klingberg T.. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2016;17(7):438-449.

Functional specialization of areas along the anterior-posterior axis of the primate prefrontal cortex. Riley MR, Qi XL, Constantinidis C.. Cereb Cortex. 2016;():.

Representation of remembered stimuli and task information in the monkey dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex. Qi XL, Elworthy AC, Lambert BC, Constantinidis C.. J Neurophysiol. 2015;113(1):44-57.

Lower neuronal variability in the monkey dorsolateral prefrontal than posterior parietal cortex. Qi XL, Constantinidis C.. J Neurophysiol. 2015;114(4):2194-2203.

Neurophysiological mechanisms of working memory: cortical specialization and plasticity. Qi XL, Zhou X, Constantinidis C. In: Jolicoeur P, Lefebvre C, Martinez-Trujillo J, eds. Mechanisms of sensory working memory. London (UK): Academic Press;2015: 171-186.

Functional specialization of areas along the anterior-posterior axis of the primate prefrontal cortex prior to training in a task [abstract]. Riley M, Qi X, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;2015(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Persistent activity as a result of stimulus-driven network-wide re-organization of the pattern of firing rates [abstract]. Durnez M, Constantinidis C, Funahashi S, Hansel D, Mongillo G.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;2015(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

How PFC and LIP process single and multiple-object 'pop-out' displays [abstract]. Meyers EM, Liang A, Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;2015(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Mapping optogenetic activation of the non-human primate brain using MEG [abstract]. Alberto G, Klorig D, McGowin I, Stapleton-Kotloski J, Popli G, Constantinidis C, Daunais JB, Godwin DW.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2015;2015(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Bump attractor dynamics in prefrontal cortex explains behavioral precision in spatial working memory. Wimmer K, Nykamp DQ, Constantinidis C, Compte A.. Nat Neurosci. 2014;17(3):431-439.

Age-dependent changes in prefrontal intrinsic connectivity. Zhou X, Zhu D, Katsuki F, Qi XL, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111(10):3853-3858.

Bottom-up and top-down attention: different processes and overlapping neural systems. Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. Neuroscientist. 2014;20(5):509-521.

Influence of monkey dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal activity on behavioral choice during attention tasks. Katsuki F, Saito M, Constantinidis C.. Eur J Neurosci. 2014;40(6):2910-2921.

Differences in intrinsic functional organization between dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex. Katsuki F, Qi XL, Meyer T, Kostelic PM, Salinas E, Constantinidis C.. Cereb Cortex. 2014;24(9):2334-2349.

Neural changes between puberty and adulthood related to working memory and response inhibition [abstract]. Zhou X, Zhu D, Samson K, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2014;40(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Multisensory inputs enhance neuronal target discrimination in monkey prefrontal cortex [abstract]. Katsuki F, Saito M, Burt MA, Stanford TR, Rowland BA, Stein BE, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2014;40(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Neural changes after training to perform cognitive tasks. Qi X-L, Constantinidis C.. Behav Brain Res. 2013;241():235-243.

Cognitive functions of the posterior parietal cortex. Constantinidis C, Bucci DJ, Rugg MD.. Front Integr Neurosci. 2013;7():35.

Effects of working memory training at the neuronal level [abstract]. Constantinidis C.. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013;Supplement():26.

Time course of functional connectivity in primate dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex during working memory. Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. PLoS One. 2013;8(11):e81601.

Working memory performance and neural activity in prefrontal cortex of peripubertal monkeys. Zhou X, Zhu D, Qi XL, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. J Neurophysiol. 2013;110(11):2648-2660.

Dynamics and temporal stability of neural representations in the prefrontal cortex during encoding and maintenance of working memory [abstract]. Roy N, Murray JD, Romo R, Constantinidis C, Wang X-J.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;2013(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Weak intrinsic connectivity in the peri-pubertal prefrontal cortex [abstract]. Zhou X, Zhu D, Katsuki F, Qi X-L, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;2013(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Incorporation of new information into prefrontal cortical activity after learning working memory tasks. Meyers EM, Qi X-L, Constantinidis C.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109(12):4651-4656.

Neural correlates of a decision variable before learning to perform a match/non-match task. Qi X-L, Meyer T, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. J Neurosci. 2012;32(18):6161-6169.

Unique and shared roles of the posterior parietal and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in cognitive functions. Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. Front Integr Neurosci. 2012;6():17.

Variability of prefrontal neuronal discharges before and after training in a working memory task. Qi X-L, Constantinidis C.. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(7):e41053.

Neurons with inverted tuning during the delay periods of working memory tasks in the dorsal prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex. Zhou X, Katsuki F, Qi X-L, Constantinidis C.. J Neurophysiol. 2012;108(1):31-38.

Early involvement of prefrontal cortex in visual bottom-up attention. Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. Nat Neurosci. 2012;15(8):1160-1166.

Antisaccade performance and neural activity in the prefrontal cortex of juvenile monkeys [abstract]. Zhou X, Zhu D, Qi X-L, Palaninathan K, Lees CJ, Bennett AJ, Salinas E, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Processing of sequential stimuli in the primate dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex [abstract]. Qi X, Lambert BC, Palaninathan K, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Continuous attractor dynamics in prefrontal cortex underlies behavioral precision in spatial working memory [abstract]. Compte A, Nykamp DQ, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2012;2012(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Correlated discharges in the primate prefrontal cortex before and after working memory training. Qi X-L, Constantinidis C.. Eur J Neurosci. 2012;36(11):3538-3548.

Stimulus selectivity in dorsal and ventral prefrontal cortex after training in working memory tasks. Meyer T, Qi X-L, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. J Neurosci. 2011;31(17):6266-6276.

Changes in prefrontal neuronal activity after learning to perform a spatial working memory task. Qi X-L, Meyer T, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. Cereb Cortex. 2011;21(12):2722-2732.

Cholinergic modulation of working memory activity in primate prefrontal cortex. Zhou X, Qi X-L, Douglas K, Palaninathan K, Kang HS, Buccafusco JJ, Blake DT, Constantinidis C.. J Neurophysiol. 2011;106(5):2180-2188.

Comparing the information content of PFC before and after training in a working memory task [abstract]. Meyers EM, Qi X-L, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2011;2011(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

How to deal with the heterogeneity of neural responses: a demixing method [abstract]. Brendel W, Terrelonge M, Uchida N, Constantinidis C, Romo R, Machens CK.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2011;2011(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Contributions of primate prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex in guiding visual attention [abstract]. Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. In: Abstracts of the 8th World Congress of Neuroscience: International Brain Research Organization; 2011 July 14-18; Florence (Italy). 2011;():A259.

Neural correlates of a spatial decision before and after training [abstract]. Qi X, Meyer T, Stanford TR, Constantinidis C.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2011;2011(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Early involvement of prefrontal cortex in bottom-up visual attention: comparison of neural response times in monkey prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex [abstract]. Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. J Vis. 2011;11(11):169.

Effects of task and coordinate frame of attention in area 7a of the primate posterior parietal cortex. Rawley JB, Constantinidis C.. J Vis. 2010;10(1 Pt 12):1-16.

Comparison of neural activity related to working memory in primate dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex. Qi X-L, Katsuki F, Meyer T, Rawley JB, Zhou X, Douglas KL, Constantinidis C.. Front Syst Neurosci. 2010;4():article 12.

Information encoding in prefrontal cortex before and after learning to perform a cognitive task [abstract]. Constantinidis C, Qi X-L, Meyer T.. In: Hatsopoulos NG, Pezaris JS, eds. Proceedings of AREADNE 2010; 2010 June 17-20; Santorini (Greece). Cambridge (MA): The AREADNE Foundation Inc.,. 2010;():54.

Finding a salient stimulus: contributions of monkey prefrontal and posterior parietal cortex in a bottom-up visual attention task [abstract]. Katsuki F, Constantinidis C.. J Vis. 2010;10(7):90.

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Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.

Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D.

Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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