ERIK E. STOUT
Mechanisms of control of locomotion and posture, visuomotor integration, synaptic plasticity & brain-machine interfacing.
Erik defended his Ph.D. on April 17th, 2015.
Erik defended his Ph.D. on April 17th, 2015.
2008 – 2012 Arizona State University
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: BS Mathematics, major; BS Economics, major;
School of Life Sciences: BS Biology, minor; BS Biochemistry, minor.
Honor thesis: Solving paralysis: a series of experiments on the contributions of pyramidal tract neurons to motor control.
2008-2010 Flinn Scholar
2011-2012 Goldwater Scholar
2004 - 2008,
Calculus I-II*, III; Advanced Calculus I
Differential Equations*; Linear Algebra
Statistics*; Probability; Applied Statistics; Mathematical Statistics
Stochastic Processes; Stochastic Modeling in Biology**
Mathematical Structures; Intermediate Real Analyses I
Object-oriented Program & Data
Physics: Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism
Chemistry: Qualitative analysis*, Organic Chemistry I-II; Physical Chemistry
Biology I-II*, Organic evolution, Neurobiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics
Developmental Neurobiology**; Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience**; Systems Neuroscience**
* Completed in High School; ** Graduate Coursework
2007 – 2015 Research Assistant (paid, part-time), laboratory of Dr. Beloozerova
Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI),
2005 - 2007 High school student volunteer in the laboratory of Dr. Beloozerova, BNI
High School Student 2015
Member of: Society for Neuroscience
1. Zubair HN, Stout EE, Dounskaia N, Beloozerova IN. The role of inter-segmental dynamics in coordination of the forelimb joints during unperturbed and perturbed skilled locomotion J. Neurophysiol., Accepted, 2018. link
2. Ertürk A, Mentz S, Stout EE, Hedehus M, Dominguez SL, Neumaier L, Krammer F, Llovera G, Srinivasan K, Hansen DV, Liesz A, Scearce-Levie KA, Sheng M. Interfering with the Chronic Immune Response Rescues Chronic Degeneration After Traumatic Brain Injury. J. Neurosci., 36(38): 9962-9975, 2016. PDF
3. Stout EE, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Known and unexpected constraints evoke different kinematic, muscle, and motor cortical neuron responses during locomotion. Eur. J. Neurosci., 42(9): 2666-2677, 2015. PDF
4. Beloozerova IN, Stout EE, Sirota MG. Distinct thalamo-cortical controls for shoulder, elbow, and wrist during locomotion. Front. Comput. Neurosci., 7:62, 2013. Review. PDF
5. Stout EE, Beloozerova IN. Differential responses of fast and slow conducting pyramidal tract neurons to changes in accuracy demands during locomotion. J. Physiol (L.), 591(Pt 10): 2647-2666, 2013. PDF
6. Stout EE, Beloozerova IN. Pyramidal tract neurons receptive to different forelimb joints act differently during locomotion J. Neurophysiol., 107(7): 1890-1903, 2012. PDF
7. Zelenin PV, Deliagina TG, Orlovsky GN, Karayannidou A, Stout EE, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Activity of motor cortex neurons during backward locomotion. J. Neurophysiol., 105(6):2698-2714, 2011. PDF
8. Karayannidou A, Beloozerova IN, Zelenin PV, Stout EE, Sirota MG, Orlovsky GN, Deliagina TG. Activity of pyramidal tract neurons in the cat during standing and walking on an inclined plane. J. Physiol. (L.), 587(Pt 15): 3795-3811, 2009. PDF
1. Stout EE, Dounskaia N, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Somatosensory information drives motor cortex activity during feedback, but not feedforward, adaptations of locomotion. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 244.02, 2015.
2. Beloozerova IN, Marlinski V, Stout EE, Sirota MG. Distinct thalamo-cortical controls for shoulder, elbow, and wrist during locomotion. Annual Meeting of Neural Control of Movements Society, 2013.
3. Stout EE, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Changing steps on a short notice: insight from kinematics. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 274.16, 2012.
4. Beloozerova IN, Marlinski V, Stout EE, Sirota MG. Thalamo-cortical network in locomotion. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 78.16, 2012.
5. Stout EE, Beloozerova IN. The role of slow-conducting pyramidal tract neurons in precision stepping. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 290.15, 2010.
Zelenin PV, Deliagina TG, Orlovsky GN, Karayannidou A, Stout
EE, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN. Activity of corticospinal
neurons in the cat during different forms of locomotion. 7th
7. Stout EE, Beloozerova IN. Do Pyramidal Tract Neurons (PTNs) with different somato-sensory receptive fields have distinct firing properties during locomotion? Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 565.16, 2009.
8. Farrell BJ, Stout EE, Sirota MG, Beloozerova IN, Prilutsky BI. Accurate target stepping in the cat: the full-body mechanics and activity of limb muscles. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 860.7, 2008.
9. Karayannidou A, Beloozerova IN, Zelenin PV, Stout EE, Sirota MG, Orlovsky GN, Deliagina TG. Participation of pyramidal tract neurons in control of standing and walking on inclined surface. Soc. Neurosci. Meeting, 860.3, 2008. link
10. Stout EE. Mechanisms of balance during walking. Arizona Science and Engineering fair, 2008.