Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Area:
Comparative neuroanatomy, brain evolution
Website:
http://www.suzanaherculanohouzel.com/lab
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Bio:

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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Parents

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

Children

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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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Ventura-Antunes L, Dasgupta OM, Herculano-Houzel S. (2022) Resting Rates of Blood Flow and Glucose Use per Neuron Are Proportional to Number of Endothelial Cells Available per Neuron Across Sites in the Rat Brain. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 16: 821850
Herculano-Houzel S, Rothman DL. (2022) From a Demand-Based to a Supply-Limited Framework of Brain Metabolism. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 16: 818685
Ströckens F, Neves K, Kirchem S, et al. (2022) High associative neuron numbers could drive cognitive performance in corvid species. The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Jacob J, Kent M, Benson-Amram S, et al. (2021) Cytoarchitectural Characteristics Associated with Cognitive Flexibility in Raccoons. The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Beltrán I, Herculano-Houzel S, Sinervo B, et al. (2021) Are ectotherm brains vulnerable to global warming? Trends in Ecology & Evolution
Manger PR, Patzke N, Spocter MA, et al. (2021) Amplification of potential thermogenetic mechanisms in cetacean brains compared to artiodactyl brains. Scientific Reports. 11: 5486
Yuste R, Hawrylycz M, Aalling N, et al. (2021) Author Correction: A community-based transcriptomics classification and nomenclature of neocortical cell types. Nature Neuroscience
Herculano-Houzel S. (2020) Birds do have a brain cortex-and think. Science (New York, N.Y.). 369: 1567-1568
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
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