James C. Liao Publications

(U NSF REU undergraduate, P postdoc, T technician, * invited submission)

Stewart, W.J. P, Tian, F., Akanyeti, O. P, Walker, C. T and Liao, J.C. (2016) Refuging rainbow trout selectively exploit flows behind tandem cylinders. The Journal of Experimental Biology. doi:10.1242/jeb.093245 (JEB highlighted and featured article).

Caixia L., Stewart, W.J. P, Akanyeti, O. P, Frederick, C., Zhu,J., Santos-Sacchi, J., Sheets, L., Liao, J.C. and Zenisek, D. (2016) Synaptic ribbons require ribeye for electron density, proper synaptic localization, and recruitment of calcium channels. Cell Reports 15: 1-12.

Akanyeti, O. P, Thornycroft, P.J.M. T, Lauder, G.V., Yanagitsuru, Y.R. U, Peterson, A.N. T and Liao, J.C. (2016) Fishes optimize sensing and respiration during undulatory swimming. Nature Communications 7:11044 doi:10.1038/ncomms11044

Ristroph L, Liao J.C., and Zhang J (2015) Lateral line layout correlates with the differential hydrodynamic pressure on swimming fish. Physical Review Letters 114: 018102 doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.018102

Rafael LeviP, Otar AkanyetiP, Aleksander BalloT and James C. Liao (2015) Frequency response properties of primary afferent neurons in the posterior lateral line system of larval zebrafish. The Journal of Neurophysiology 113: 657-668. doi:10.1152/jn.00414.2014

Melanie Haehnel-TaguchiP, Otar AkanyetiP and James C. Liao (2014) Afferent and motoneuron activity in response to single neuromast stimulation in the posterior lateral line of larval zebrafish. The Journal of Neurophysiology 112:1329-1339. doi:10.1152/jn.00274.2014

*Liao, J.C. (2014). Functional Architecture in Lateral Line Afferent Neurons. Flow Sensing in Air and Water: Behavioral, Neural and Engineering Principles of Operation. Bleckman, Mogdans & Coombs (Eds.). New York: Springer.

Otar AkanyetiP and Liao, J.C. (2013) A kinematic model of Kármán gaiting in rainbow trout. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216, 4666-4677. doi:10.1242/jeb.093245 (cover article).

Otar AkanyetiP and Liao, J.C. (2013) The effect of flow speed and body size on Kármán gait kinematics in rainbow trout. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216, 3442-3449 doi:10.1242/jeb.087502

*McHenry, M.J. & Liao, J.C. (2013) The Hydrodynamics of Flow Sensing. Handbook of Auditory Research 48: The Lateral Line. Coombs & Bleckman (Eds.). New York: Springer. DOI 10.1007/2506_2013_13.

*Liao, J.C. and Cotel, A. (2012). Effects of turbulence on fish swimming in aquaculture. Swimming Physiology of Fish, Chapter 5, 109-127, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Ed. Palstra and Planas. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-31049-2_5

Olszewski, J.U, Haehnel, M.P, Taguchi, M.T and Liao, J.C. (2012) Zebrafish Larvae Exhibit Rheotaxis and Can Escape a Continuous Suction Source Using Their Lateral Line. PLoS ONE 7(5): e36661. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036661. PMID 22570735

Liao, J.C. and Haehnel, M.P (2012). Physiology of afferent neurons in larval zebrafish provides a functional framework for lateral line somatotopy. The Journal of Neurophysiology. doi:10.1152/jn.01108.2011. PMID 22338025

Haehnel, M.P, Taguchi, M.T and Liao, J.C. (2012). Heterogeneity and dynamics of lateral line afferent innervation during development in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Journal of Comparative Neurology 520, 1376-1386. doi:10.1002/cne.22798. PMID 22102005

*Lacey, J.R.W., Neary, V.S., Liao, J.C., Enders, E.C., and Tritico, H.M. (2011) The IPOS framework: linking fish swimming performance in altered flows from laboratory experiments to rivers. River Research and Applications, RRA-10-0239.R2, 1-48. doi: 10.1002/rra.1584.

F-B. Tian, H. Luo, L. Zhu, J.C. Liao and X-Y. Lu. (2011) “An efficient immersed boundary-lattice Boltzmann method for the hydrodynamic interaction of elastic filaments” Journal of Computational Physics 230, 7266-7283. doi: 10.1016/j.jcp.2011.05.028.

Taguchi, M.T and Liao, J.C. (2011) “Trout decrease oxygen consumption in turbulence: evidence for an energetic hierarchy across speed and behaviors” The Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 1428-1436. doi:10.1242/jeb.052027.

Liao, J.C. (2010). Organization and physiology of posterior lateral line afferent neurons in larval zebrafish. Biology Letters 6:402-405. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0995, PMID: 20181553.

Liao, J.C. and Fetcho, J.R. (2008). Shared versus specialized glycinergic spinal interneurons in axial motor circuits of larval zebrafish. The Journal of Neuroscience; 28(48): 12982-92.

*Liao, J.C. (2007). A review of fish swimming mechanics and behavior in altered flows. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 362 (1487):1973-93.

Liao, J.C. (2006) The role of the lateral line and vision on body kinematics and hydrodynamic preference of rainbow trout in turbulent flow. The Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 4077-4090.

D.N. Beal, F. S. Hover, M. S. Triantafyllou, J. C. Liao & G. V. Lauder (2006). Passive propulsion in vortex wakes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 549, 385-402.

Liao, J.C. (2004). Neuromuscular control of fish swimming in a vortex street: implications for energy economy. The Journal of Experimental Biology 207, 3495-3506.

Liao, J. C., Beal, D. N., Lauder, G.V., and Triantafyllou, M.S. (2003). Fish exploiting vortices use less muscle. Science 302, 1566-1569. (cover article).

Liao, J. C., Beal, D. N., Lauder, G.V., and Triantafyllou, M.S. (2003). The Kármán gait; novel kinematics of rainbow trout swimming in a vortex street. The Journal of Experimental Biology 206, 1059-1073. (cover article).

Liao, J. C. (2002). Swimming in needlefish: anguilliform locomotion with fins. The Journal of Experimental Biology 205, 2875-2884.

Liao, J. and Lauder, G.V. (2000). Function of the heterocercal tail in white sturgeon: flow visualization during steady swimming and vertical maneuvering. The Journal of Experimental Biology 203, 3585-3594.

Published Abstracts:

2015

Akanyeti, O., Thornycroft, P.J.M., Peterson, A.N., Lauder, G.V. and Liao, J.C. Swimming performance of flexible 3-D printed fish. Integrative and Comparative Biology 55 (1) e1-e210, doi:10.1093/icb/icv011

2014

Akanyeti, O., Yanagitsuru, Y.R. and Liao, J.C. Head movements may reduce drag experienced by swimming rainbow trout. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54 (1) e1-e234, doi:10.1093/icb/icu008

JC Liao, O Akanyeti, A Ballo, M Haehnel, R Levi. Sensory and Motor Responses to Deflection of Single Neuromasts in the Lateral Line System in Larval Zebrafish. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54, E123-E123

YR Yanagitsuru, O Akanyeti, JC Liao. The Effects of Self Motion on the Pressure Difference Across the Head of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) During Locomotion. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54, E372-E372

KS Ward, O Akanyeti, JC Liao. The Iridescent Catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) as a Hybrid Rigid-Undulatory Model for Aquatic Robotics. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54, E219-E219

O Akanyeti, YR Yanagitsuru, JC Liao. Distributed pressure detectors for underwater robotic locomotion and sensing: insight from direct measurements in swimming trout. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54, E4-E4

CA Smith, M Haehnel-Taguchi, JC Liao. Regional specialization of posterior lateral line efferent neurons in the hindbrain of larval zebrafish. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54, E351-E351

2013

Akanyeti, O.* and Liao, J.C. Modeling midline kinematics of fish swimming in a vortex street. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53(1): e1-e235, doi:10.1093/icb/ict013

J Zhang, L Ristroph, J Liao. The lateral line system of fish as a hydrodynamic antenna. Bulletin of the American Physical Society 58

JC Liao, AW Ballo, O Akanyeti. Signal transmission properties of the zebrafish larval lateral line in response to neuromast deflections. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53, E318-E318

JC Liao, LM Chambers, O Akanyeti. Pressure across the head of a freely-swimming rainbow trout (Onchorynchus mykiss) in uniform flow. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53, E127-E127

2012

Liao J.C. The effect of flow speed and body length on swimming kinematics of rainbow trout in a vortex street. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: Tenth International Congress of Neuroethology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnbeh.2012.27.00164

Haehnel M.* and Liao J.C.. Motor responses to mechanical deflections of individual neuromasts of the lateral line system in larval zebrafish (Danio rerio). Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: Tenth International Congress of Neuroethology. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnbeh.2012.27.00148

JC Liao, M Taguchi. Exploring the parameter space for Karman gaiting: kinematics across speed and size. Integrative and Comparative Biology 52, E106-E106

2011

JC Liao, M Taguchi. Velocity-dependent energetics hierarchy for trout swimming in vortical flows Integrative and Comparative Biology 51, E81-E81

2010

JC Liao, JR Fetcho. Organization and function of lateral line afferent neurons in larval zebrafish Integrative and Comparative Biology 50, E101-E101

2006

JC Liao. In vivo activity of zebrafish inhibitory spinal interneurons across behaviours. Integrative and Comparative Biology 46, E84-E84

2005

JC Liao, JR Fetcho. Identification of sensory spinal interneurons using optical, genetic, and electrophysiological techniques in larval zebrafish. Integrative and Comparative Biology 45 (6) 1032.

JC Liao, JR Fetcho. In vivo visualization of inhibitory interneurons involved in the spinal motor circuit of zebrafish. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 141 (3) S167.

2004

Liao, J. C. The mechanics, sensory biology, and physiology of fish exploiting vortices. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 137A, S94.

2003

JC Liao. Function of the lateral line in trout exposed to environmental vortices; the effect of a pharmacological block of the sensory neuromasts. Integrative and Comparative Biology 43 (6), 1017-1017


2002

Liao, J.C. How trout interact with Kármán vortices behind a cylinder: insights from kinematics, electromyography, and flow visualization. Integrative and Comparative Biology 42 (6) 1266-1267.

Liao, J. C., Beal, D. N., and Lauder, G.V. Novel body kinematics of a trout swimming in a von Kármán trail; can fish tune to vortices? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 132A, S73.

2001

Liao, J. C., Beal, D. N., Lauder, G.V., and Triantafyllou, M.S. Novel body kinematics of a trout swimming in a von Kármán trail; can fish tune to vortices? American Zoologist 41 (6), 1505-1506.

2000

Liao, J. Locomotion in needlefish: anguilliform swimming with fins. American Zoologist 40 (6), 1103.

1999

Liao, J. and Lauder, G.V.Wake dynamics of the heterocercal tail in freely-swimming sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus. American Zoologist 39 (5), 324.