Publications

Preprints

Saxena S.*, Russo A.*, Cunningham J., Churchland M. “Network principles predict motor cortex population activity across movement speedsIn Review, 2021.

Abe T., Kinsella I., Saxena S., Paninski L., Cunningham J. “Neuroscience Cloud Analysis As a Service“, In Review, 2021.

Journal Articles

Couto J., Musall S., Sun X., Khanal A., Gluf S., Saxena S., Kinsella I., Abe T., Cunningham J., Paninski L., Churchland A. “Chronic, cortex-wide imaging of specific cell populations during behavior.” Accepted in Nature Protocols, 2021

Saxena S., Kinsella I., Musall S., Kim S., Meszaros J., Thibodeaux D., Kim C., Cunningham J., Hillman E., Churchland A., Paninski L. “Localized semi-nonnegative matrix factorization (LocaNMF) of widefield calcium imaging data.” PLOS Computational Biology, 2020. Featured on the cover page!

Saxena S., Sarma S.V., Dahleh M. “Performance Limitations in Sensorimotor Control: Trade-offs between Neural Computing and Accuracy in Fast Tracking.” Neural Computation, 2020.

Hernandez D., Moretti A., Saxena S., Wei Z., Cunningham J., Paninski L. “Nonlinear Evolution via Spatially-Dependent Linear Dynamics for Electrophysiology and Calcium DataNeurons, Behavior, Data analysis, and Theory (NBDT), 2020

Saxena S., Cunningham J.P. “Towards the Neural Population DoctrineCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology, vol. 55, 2019.

Saxena S., Sarma S.V., Patel S.R., Santaniello S., Eskandar, E., Gale, J.T. “Modulations in Oscillatory Activity of Globus Pallidus internus Neurons During a Directed Hand Movement Task – A Primary Mechanism for Motor Planning.” Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 2019

Kahn K., Saxena S., Eskandar E.N., Thakor N., Schieber M., Gale J.T., Averbeck B., Eden U. and Sarma S.V. “A Systematic Approach to Selecting Task Relevant Neurons.” Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2015.

Saxena S., Santaniello S., Gale J.T., Montgomery E. and Sarma S.V. “Aggregate Input-Output Models of Neuronal Populations.” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 59, 2012.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Batty E.*, Whiteway M.*, Saxena S., et al. “BehaveNet: nonlinear embedding and Bayesian neural decoding of behavioral videosAdvances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2019.

Saxena S., D’Aleo R., Schieber M., Dahleh M., Sarma S.V. ”Reconstructing Neural Activity and Kinematics Using a Systems-Level Model of Sensorimotor ControlProceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, 2018.

Yepes A.J., Tang J., Saxena S., Brosch T. and Amir A. “Weighted Population Code for Low Power Neuromorphic Image ClassificationInternational Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2016.

Saxena S., Dahleh M. “Analyzing the Effect of an Integrate and Fire Encoder and Decoder in Feedback.” Proceedings of 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2014.

Saxena S., Dahleh M. “Real-Time Decoding of an Integrate and Fire Encoder.” Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2014.

Saxena S., Gale J.T., Eskandar E.N., Sarma S.V. “Modulations in the Oscillatory Activity of the Globus Pallidus internus Neurons during a Behavioral Task – A Point Process Analysis.” Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, 2010.

Saxena S., Santaniello S., Gale J.T., Montgomery E. and Sarma S.V. “Point Process Models show Temporal Dependencies in Basal Ganglia Nuclei under Deep Brain Stimulation.” Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, 2010.

Invited Conferences & Workshops

Saxena S.*, Russo A.*, Cunningham J., Churchland M. “Network principles predict motor cortex population activity across movement speeds” Cosyne workshop: Interpretable computational neuroscience, 2020.

Saxena S.*, Russo A.*, Cunningham J., Churchland M. “Network principles predict motor cortex population activity across movement speeds” Cosyne, 2020.

Saxena S. Rising Stars in Electrical Engineering. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2019

Saxena S.*, Russo A.*, Cunningham J., Churchland M. “The hypothesis of low trajectory tangling predicts motor cortex population activity across movement speeds” Advances in Motor Learning and Motor Control Conference, 2019.

Saxena S., Kinsella I., Musall S., Kim S., Meszaros J., Thibodeaux D., Kim C., Cunningham J., Hillman E., Churchland A., Paninski L. “Localized semi-nonnegative matrix factorization (LocaNMF) of widefield calcium imaging data” Society for Neuroscience, 2019

Saxena S., Kinsella I., Musall S., Kim S., Meszaros J., Thibodeaux D., Kim C., Cunningham J., Hillman E., Churchland A., Paninski L. “Localized semi-nonnegative matrix factorization (LocaNMF) of widefield calcium imaging data” Workshop on Stastical Analysis of Neural Data (SAND), 2019

Saxena S., Kinsella I., Musall S., Kim S., Shaik M., Thibodeaux D., Ma Y., Zhao H., Hillman E., Churchland A., Cunningham J., Paninski L. “Localized Semi Nonnegative Matrix Factorization (LsNMF) of Widefield Imaging Data” Cosyne, 2019

Saxena S. Rising Stars in Biomedical Engineering. Johns Hopkins University, 2018.

Saxena S. “Performance Limitations in Sensorimotor Control: Tradeoffs between Neural Computing and Accuracy in Tracking Fast Movements” LCCC workshop and focus period on Learning and Adaptation for Sensorimotor Control, Lund Center for Control of Complex Engineering Systems, 2018.

Saxena S. “Performance Limitations in Sensorimotor Control: Tradeoffs between Neural Computing and Accuracy while Tracking Fast Movements” Cosyne workshop: Computational methods in neuroengineering, 2018.

Saxena S., Sarma S.V., Dahleh M. “Neural Limits in Tracking High Bandwidth Movements” Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, 2017.

Saxena S., Patel S.R., Santaniello S., Assad J.A., Eskandar E.N., Sarma S.V., Gale J.T. “Modulations in Oscillatory Activity of the Globus Pallidus internus Neurons During a Directed Hand Movement Task – A Primary Mechanism for Motor Planning”. Focus Program on ”Towards Mathematical Modeling of Neurological Disease from Cellular Perspectives” in Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada, 2012.

Saxena S., Santaniello S., Gale J.T., Montgomery E. and Sarma S.V. “Point Process Models show Temporal Dependencies of Basal Ganglia Nuclei under Deep Brain Stimulation.” Symposium on Emerging Topics in Control and Modeling: Biomedical Systems, 2010.

Saxena S., Santaniello S., Gale J.T., Montgomery E. and Sarma S.V. “Point Process Modeling of Basal Ganglia Activity under Deep Brain Stimulation.” Neural Interfaces Conference, 2010.

Gortchacow M., Saxena S., Wettstein M., Pioletti D.P. and Terrier A. “Measuring Micromotion around a Loaded Hip Stem using microCT Imaging.” International Society of Biomechanics, 2009.

Gortchacow M., Saxena S., Wettstein M., Pioletti D.P. and Terrier A. “Feasibility of Measuring 3D Micromotions on Human Hip Stems with microCT Imaging.” 22nd European Conference for Biomaterials, 2009.