Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D.

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Comparative neuroanatomy, brain evolution
"Suzana Herculano-Houzel"

Studied with Story Landis and later with Wolf Singer. Collaborates with Jon Kaas, James Bower, Paul Manger, George Paxinos, Charles Watson, Stephen Noctor.

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Story C. Landis grad student 1992-1995 Case Western (Neurotree)
Wolf Singer grad student 1995-1998 MPI Frankfurt (Neurotree)


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Linhe Xu grad student 2017- Vanderbilt (FlyTree)
Rodrigo Siqueira Kazu grad student 2011-2013 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Neurotree)
Felipe Cunha grad student 2014-2016 Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Neurotree)
Kleber Neves grad student 2014-2018 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Neurotree)
Nina Patzke post-doc (Neurotree)


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Jon H. Kaas collaborator 2006- Vanderbilt
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Herculano-Houzel S, da Cunha FB, Reed JL, et al. (2020) Microchiropterans have a diminutive cerebral cortex, not an enlarged cerebellum, compared to megachiropterans and other mammals. The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Neves K, Guercio GD, Anjos-Travassos Y, et al. (2020) The relationship between the number of neurons and behavioral performance in Swiss mice. Neuroscience Letters. 135202
Dos Santos SE, Medeiros M, Porfirio J, et al. (2020) Similar microglial cell densities across brain structures and mammalian species: Implications for brain tissue function. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience
Mota B, Dos Santos SE, Ventura-Antunes L, et al. (2019) White matter volume and white/gray matter ratio in mammalian species as a consequence of the universal scaling of cortical folding. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Jardim-Messeder D, Lambert K, Noctor S, et al. (2017) Dogs Have the Most Neurons, Though Not the Largest Brain: Trade-Off between Body Mass and Number of Neurons in the Cerebral Cortex of Large Carnivoran Species. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 11: 118
Ngwenya A, Patzke N, Herculano-Houzel S, et al. (2017) Potential Adult Neurogenesis in the Telencephalon and Cerebellar Cortex of the Nile Crocodile Revealed with Doublecortin Immunohistochemistry. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007)
Dos Santos SE, Porfirio J, da Cunha FB, et al. (2017) Cellular Scaling Rules for the Brains of Marsupials: Not as "Primitive" as Expected. Brain, Behavior and Evolution
Gabi M, Neves K, Masseron C, et al. (2016) No relative expansion of the number of prefrontal neurons in primate and human evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
von Bartheld CS, Bahney J, Herculano-Houzel S. (2016) The Search for True Numbers of Neurons and Glial Cells in the Human Brain: A Review of 150 Years of Cell Counting. The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Ngwenya A, Patzke N, Manger PR, et al. (2016) Continued Growth of the Central Nervous System without Mandatory Addition of Neurons in the Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus). Brain, Behavior and Evolution
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