1. Stetsenko A, Koos T* (2023) Neuronal implementation of the temporal difference learning algorithm in the midbrain dopaminergic system. PNAS 120 (45) e2309015120 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2309015120.

2. Koos, T*. (2023) Is the Gap hiding in the gaps? An information theoretical discussion of the neuronal reactivation of conscious experience. Journal of Consciousness Studies (Under review)

3. Faust TF, Assous M, Gerfen C, Koos T* (2023) Influence of the neostriatal patches on the prediction-based coding of midbrain dopaminergic neurons. Journal of Neuroscience.

4. Tecuapetla F, Koos, T* (2023) Inhibitory innervation of striato-nigral and striato-pallidal projection neurons by fast spiking interneurons in the neostriatum. In preparation

5. Stanfield B, Koos T* (2023) Intrinsic periodicity and behavioral regulation of the activity of tyrosine-hydroxylase interneurons in the neostriatum. In preparation

6. Kondabolu K, Doig NM, Ayeko O, Khan B, Torres A, Calvigioni D, Meletis K, Magil, PJ, Koos T* (2023) A selective projection from the subthalamic nucleus to parvalbumin-expressing interneurons of the striatum eNeuro, 10(7), 0417-21

7. Kaminer J, Espinoza D, Bhimani S, Tepper JM, Koos T, Shiflett MW (2019) Loss of striatal tyrosine-hydroxylase interneurons impairs instrumental goal-directed behavior. European Journal of Neuroscience 50 (4), 2653-2662

8. Tepper JM, Koos T, Ibanez-Sandoval O, Tecuapetla F, Faust TW, Assous M (2018) Heterogeneity and diversity of striatal GABAergic interneurons: update. Frontiers in neuroanatomy 12, 91.

9. Assous, M, Kaminer J, Shah F, Garg F, Koos T, Tepper JM (2018) Differential Processing of Thalamic Information Via Distinct Striatal Interneuron Populations. Nature Communications 8, 15860.

10. Faust T, Assous M, Tepper JM, & Koos T* (2016) Neostriatal GABAergic Interneurons Mediate Cholinergic Inhibition of Spiny Projection Neurons. J. Neuroscience 2016, 36 (36) 9505-9511.

11. Faust T, Assous M, Shah F., Tepper JM, & Koos T* (2015) Novel Fast Adapting Interneurons Mediate Cholinergic-Induced Fast GABAA IPSCs In Striatal Spiny Neurons. Eur. J. Neurosci. DOI: 10.1111/ejn.12915.

12. Xenias H, Ibáñez-Sandoval O, Koos T., & Tepper JM (2015) Are striatal TH interneurons dopaminergic ? J. Neurosci. 35(16): 6584-6599.

13. Ibáñez-Sandoval O, Koos T & Tepper JM (2014) Dopaminergic and cholinergic modulation of striatal TH interneurons. Neuropharmacology 95:468-475.

14. Stark E, Buzsáki G, Koos T (2012) Diode-probes for spatiotemporal optical control of multiple neurons in freely-moving animals. J. Physiol. DOI:10.1152/jn.00153.

15. English, DF, Ibanez-Sandoval O, Stark E, Buzsaki G, Deisseroth K, Tepper JM, Koos T* (2011) GABAergic circuits mediate the reinforcement-related signals of striatal cholinergic interneurons. Nat. Neurosci. 15(1):123-30.

16. Ibanez-Sandoval O, Tecuapetla F, Unal B, Shah F, Koos T, Tepper JM (2011) A novel functionally distinct subtype of striatal NPY interneuron. J. Neurosci. 31(46):16757-69.

17. Koos T*, Tecuapetla F, Tepper JM (2011) Glutamatergic signaling by midbrain dopaminergic neurons: recent insights from optogenetic, molecular and behavioral studies. Current Opinion in Neurobiol. 21(3):393-401.

18. Tepper JM, Tecuapetla F, Koos T, Ibanez-Sandoval, O (2010) Heterogeneity and diversity of striatal GABAergic interneurons. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 4(150):1-18.

19. Tecuapetla F, Patel J, English D, Xenias H, Shah F, Deisseroth K, Rice M, Tepper JM, Koos T* (2010) Glutamatergic signaling by mesolimbic dopamine neurons in the nucleus accumbens. J. Neurosci. 30(20):7105–7110.

20. Ibanez-Sandoval O, Tecuapetla F, Unal B, Shah F, Koos T, Tepper JM (2010) Electrophysiolological and morphological characteristics and synaptic connectivity of tyrosine hydroxylase expressing neurons in adult mouse striatum. J. Neurosci. 30:6999 – 7016.

21. Tecuapetla F, Koos T*, Tepper JM, Kabbani N, Yekel M (2009) Dopaminergic modulation of functionally distinct synaptic connections of striatopallidal neurons in rat neostriatum. J. Neurosci. 29:8977-8990.

22. Tepper JM, Wilson CJ, Koos T (2008) Feed-forward and feedback inhibition in neostriatal GABAergic spiny neurons. Brain Res Rev. 58, 272-281.

23. Avsalumov MV, Chen BT, Koos T, Tepper JM, Rice ME (2005) Endogenous hydrogen peroxide regulates the excitability of midbrain dopamine neurons via ATP-sensitive potassium channels. J. Neurosci. 25(17), 4222-4231.

24. Tepper JM, Koos T & Wilson CJ (2004) GABAergic microcircuits in the neostriatum. Trends in Neurosci. 27(11), 662-669.

25. Koos T, Tepper JM, Wilson CJ (2004) Comparison of IPSCs evoked by spiny and fast-spiking neurons in the neostriatum. J. Neurosci. 24(36), 7916-7922.

26. Koos T, Tepper JM (2002) Dual cholinergic control of fast-spiking interneurons in the neostriatum. J. Neurosci. 22(2), 529-535.

27. Koos T, Tepper JM (1999) Inhibitory control of neostriatal projection neurons by GABAergic interneurons. Nat. Neurosci. 2(5), 467-472.

28. Tepper JM, Sharpe NA, Koos TZ, Trent F. (1998) Postnatal development of the rat neostriatum: electrophysiological, light- and electron-microscopic studies. Dev Neurosci. 20(2-3), 125-45.