1. Lo, C.*, Kays, I.*, Emran, F., Lin, T., Cvetkovska, V., Chen, B. E. 2015. Quantification of Protein Levels in Single Living Cells. Cell Reports 13: 2634-2644 Abstract | Download this publication

2. Chen, B. E. 2015. DSCAM, Mother of Innovations. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 43: 1-4 Abstract | Download this publication
This paper is basically my manifesto, and a paean to Canadian neuroscience. I was asked to write a commentary on what it is like to be a new investigator in Canada, after winning the 2014 Canadian Association for Neuroscience Young Investigator Award, and so I obliged.

3. Suciu, R. M., Aydin, E., Chen, B. E. 2015. GeneDig: a web application for accessing genomic and bioinformatics knowledge. BMC Bioinformatics 16: 67 Abstract | Download this publication
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4. Kays, I.*, Cvetkovska, V.*, Chen, B. E. 2014. Structural and functional analysis of single neurons to correlate synaptic connectivity with grooming behavior. Nature Protocols 9: 1-10 Abstract | Download this publication
Our protocol was featured on the cover of the January 2014 issue of Nature Protocols.

5. Cvetkovska, V.*, Hibbert, A. D.*, Emran, F., Chen, B. E. 2013. Overexpression of Down Syndrome Cell Adhesion Molecule impairs precise synaptic targeting. Nature Neuroscience 16: 677-682 Abstract | Download this publication
This paper was highlighted by Nature Reviews Neuroscience in a Research Highlight (2013, 14: 458–459), a YouTube video produced by SimpliSci, and has earned a Faculty of 1000 Factor of 2.0.

6. Neufeld, S. Q., Hibbert, A. D., Chen, B. E. 2011. Opposing roles of PlexinA and PlexinB in axonal branch and varicosity formation. Molecular Brain 4: 15-26 Abstract | Download this publication

7. Schmucker, D, Chen, B. 2009. Dscam and DSCAM: Complex genes in simple animals, complex animals yet simple genes. Genes & Development 23: 147-156 Abstract | Download this publication

8. Chen, B. E.* , Kondo, M.*, Garnier, A., Watson, F.L., Püttmann-Holgado, R., Lamar, D.R., Schmucker, D. 2006. The molecular diversity of Dscam is functionally required for neuronal wiring specificity in Drosophila. Cell 125: 607-620. Abstract | Download this publication
This paper was highlighted by Cell in a Preview by Bharadwaj and Kolodkin (2006, 125: 421-424), and has earned a Faculty of 1000 Factor of 6.5 Must Read.

9. Chen, B. E. , Trachtenberg, J. T., Holtmaat, A. J., Svoboda, K. Long-term, high-resolution imaging in the neocortex in vivo. 2004. In Live Cell Imaging: A Laboratory Manual. (ed. Goldman R., Spector, D.) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

10. Trachtenberg, J. T.*, Chen, B. E.*, Knott, G. W., Feng, G., Sanes, J. R., Welker, E., Svoboda, K. 2002. Long-term in vivo imaging of experience-dependent synaptic plasticity in adult cortex. Nature 420: 788-794. Abstract | Download this publication
This paper was highlighted by Nature in a News and Views by Ottersen and Helm (2002, 420: 751-752), and also earned a Faculty of 1000 Factor of 8.0 Exceptional.

11. Chen, B. E. , Lendvai, B., Nimchinsky, E. A., Burbach, B., Fox, K., Svoboda, K. 2000. Imaging high-resolution structure of GFP-expressing neurons in neocortex in vivo. Learn. Mem. 7: 433-41 Abstract | Download this publication

12. Lendvai, B., Stern, E. A., Chen, B., Svoboda, K. 2000. Experience-dependent plasticity of dendritic spines in the developing rat barrel cortex in vivo. Nature 404: 876-881. Abstract | Download this publication
This paper was highlighted by Nature in a News and Views by Kevin Fox (2000, 404: 825-827).