- Education:BS (Zoology) Oklahoma State University
PhD (Neuroscience) Northwestern University
MS, Simmons College: Library and Information Science
- Office:635 Commonwealth Ave
Health Matters Virtual Conference
Dr. Schotland presents Cadaver to Clinic. Hosted by Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, this presentation was a part of an online, virtual conference, “Health Matters,” which took place on September 17, 2015.
Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests
- Sensorimotor integration. Spinal coordination of movement. Educational technology.
- SAR HS369/581 Gross Human Anatomy
- SAR HS370/582 Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology
- Schotland, J.L. and Tresch, M. Segmental and propriospinal projection systems of frog lumbar interneurons. Exp. Brain Res. 116:283-298, 1997.
- Schotland, J.L., Shupliakov, O., Grillner, S, and Brodin, L. Synaptic and non-synaptic monoaminergic neuron systems in the lamprey spinal cord. J. Comp. Neurol. 272:372:229-244, 1996.
- Schotland, J.L., Shupliakov, O., Wickstrom, M., Brodin, L., Srinivasan, M., You, Z-B., Herrera-Marschitz, M., Zhang, W., Hokfelt, T., and Grillner, S. Co-localized monoamine transmitters regulate neuronal firing properties via complementary ionic mechanisms. Nature, 374:266-268, 1995.
- Schotland, J.L. and Grillner, S. Effects of serotonin on fictive locomotion coordinated by a neural network deprived of NMDA receptor mediated cellular properties. Exp. Brain Res. 93: 391-398, 1993.
- Schotland, J.L. and Rymer, W.Z. Wipe and flexion reflexes of the frog: I. Kinematics and EMG patterns. J. Neurophys. 69: 1725-1735, 1993.
- Schotland, J.L. and Rymer, W.Z. Wipe and flexion reflexes of the frog: II. Response to perturbations. J. Neurophys. 69: 1735-1748, 1993.
- Hill, R., Matsushima, T., Schotland, J., and Grillner, S. Apamin blocks the slow AHP in lamprey and delays termination of locomotor bursts. NeuroReport 3: 943-945, 1992.
- Schotland, J.L. Neural control of innate behavior. In: Children With Movement Disorders: Motor Control Theories and Therapeutic Concepts, Forssberg, H. and Hirschfeld, H. (eds.), Medicine and Sport Science Series, Basel: Karger, 1992, pp. 159-168.
- Schotland, J.L., Lee, W.A., and Rymer, W.Z. Wipe and flexion withdrawal reflexes display different EMG patterns prior to movement onset in the spinalized frog. Exp. Brain Res. 78:649-653, 1989.
- Stuart, G.J., Rymer, W.Z., and Schotland, J.L. Characteristics of reflex excitation in close synergist muscles evoked by muscle vibration. Exp. Brain Res. 65:127-134, 1986.
- Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, Minneapolis, MN. 1-5 June, 1998. Animal Locomotion and Robotics. Panelist.
- Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM. 3-5 April 1998. Neuromechanics. Organized workshop, presented research results and tutorial.
- Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 12 March 1998. Networks: Neuronal and System Properties.
- Winter Conference on Brain Research, Snowmass, CO. 27 January – 3 February 1996. Monoaminergic neurons in the lamprey spinal cord.
- Biomedical Engineering Conference, Boston, MA. 6-8 October 1995. The role of interneurons in the control of spinally organized motor primitives.
- Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ. 4 May 1995. Modulation of the neural network coordinating locomotion in the lamprey by dopamine and serotonin released from a single type of spinal neuron.
- Neuromuscular Research Center, Boston University. 28 April 1994. Modulation of the neural network coordinating locomotion in the lamprey: Effects of dopamine and serotonin released from a single type of spinal neuron.
- Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology, Karolinska Institute. 27 January 1994. The equilibrium point hypothesis: A review and an invitation.
- Free University of Amsterdam. 7 January 1994. The equilibrium point hypothesis: A review and an invitation.
- Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. 28 May 1993. Modulation of the neural network coordinating locomotion in the lamprey by two monoamines released from a single type of spinal neuron.
- Neural Control of Movement Conference, San Marco Island Florida. 14 April 1993. Simplifying principles in the organization of spinal reflex behaviors.
|1996-1999||National Science Foundation (PI): Dynamic recruitment of spinal networks.|
|1996-2000||National Science Foundation (co-PI): Applied mathematics for systems of oscillators in biology and engineering.|
|1993-95||National Research Service Award (National Institutes of Health)|
|1992||Fogarty International Fellow|
|1991||International Brain Research Organization MacArthur Fellow|
|1987-90||National Research Service Award (National Institutes of Health)|
|1982-83||Graduate and Professional Opportunities Program Fellow|
Consulting and Professional Activities
National Science Foundation
- Journal of Neurophysiology
- Blackwell Publishing
Awards and Honors:
- Whitney R. Powers Teaching Excellence Award, 2005
- Sigma Kappa Sorority Award for Outstanding Efforts in Academia, 2005
- Office of Orientation “Take a Professor to Lunch” Award, 2005
- Summer Term Course Development Award, 2005
- Boston University Certificate of Appreciation, 2003
- Boston University Certificate of Recognition, 2002