James Bourne

Group Leader, NHMRC RD Wright Fellow
Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
Monash University, Victoria, Australia
E-mail: James.Bourne@monash.edu
Page: http://www.visuocortex.net

Fields of interest

Mechanisms of topographic organisation in the brain: molecular, physiological, theoretical approaches.

Brain plasticity in development and repair.


Recent publications

Gantier MPM, Irving AT, Liaskos M, Xu D, Evans V, Cameron PU, Bourne JA, Ferrer RL, John M, Behlke MA, Williams BRG.:
Genetic modulation of TLR8 response following bacterial phagocytosis.
Human Mutation, vol 31, 2010, pp. 1069-1079.

Homman-Ludiye J, Manger PR, Bourne JA.:
Immunohistochemical parcellation of the ferret (Mustela putorius) visual cortex reveals substantial homology with the cat (Felis catus).
Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol 518, 2010, pp. 4439-4462.

Warner CE, Goldshmit Y, Bourne JA.:
Retinal afferents synapse with relay cells targeting the middle temporal area in the pulvinar and lateral geniculate nuclei.
Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, vol 4, 2010, pp. 1-16.

Bourne JA.:
Unravelling the development of the visual cortex: implications for plasticity and repair.
Journal Of Anatomy, vol 217, 2010, pp. 449-468.

Goldshmit Y, Bourne JA.:
Upregulation of EphA4 on astrocytes potentially mediates astrocytic gliosis after cortical lesion in the marmoset monkey.
Journal of Neurotrauma, vol 27, 2010, pp. 1321-1332.

Goldshmit Y, Galley S, Foo DC, Sernagor E, Bourne JA.:
Anatomical changes in the primary visual cortex of the congenitally blind Crx-/- mouse.
Neuroscience, vol E, 2009, pp. 1-13.

Rosa MG, Palmer SM, Gamberini M, Burman KJ, Yu H, Reser DH, Bourne JA, Tweedale R, Galletti C.:
Connections of the dorsomedial visual area: pathways for early integration of dorsal and ventral streams in extrastriate cortex.
Journal Of Neuroscience, vol 29, 2009, pp. 4548-4563.

Bourne JA, Warner CE, Upton D, Rosa MG.:
Chemoarchitecture of the middle temporal visual area in the marmoset monkey (Callithrix jacchus): Laminar distribution of calcium-binding proteins (calbindin, paravalbumin) and nonphosphorylated neurofilament.
The Journal of Comparative Neurology, vol 500, 2007, pp. 832-849.

Burman KJ, Lui L, Rosa MG, Bourne JA.:
Development of non-phosphorylated neurofilament protein expression in neurones of the new world monkey dorsolaterial frontal cortex.
European Journal of Neuroscience, vol 25, 2007, pp. 1767-1779.

Maseko BC, Bourne JA, Manger PR.:
Distribution and morphology of cholinergic, putative catecholaminergic and serotonergic neurons in the brain of the Egyptian rousette flying fox, Rousettus aegyptiacus.
Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy, vol 34, 2007, pp. 108-127.