Les Farnell - Publications

You can look in the School database, which is up to date but doesn't have my early work.

Journal articles which is more historically complete than the database, but only up to March 2015. This section also includes refereed conference papers.

Books.

Conference papers and other minor stuff.

Last modified 26 April 2016

JOURNAL ARTICLES

With conference papers in green.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G. Gibson and J.Lagopoulos, On the origins of the 'global signal' determined by functional magnetic resonance imaging in the resting state, Journal of Neural Engineering, 13 (2016), no.1 (016012).

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G. Gibson and J.Lagopoulos, Cortical network models of firing rates in the resting and active states predict BOLD responses PLOS One, 10 (2015), no.12 (e0144796).

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G. Gibson and J.Lagopoulos, Cortical network models of impulse firing in the resting and active states: Implications for cortical energetics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112 (2015), 4134-4139.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, and W.G. Gibson, Fiber pathway pathology, synapse loss and decline of cortical function in schizophrenia, PLOS One, 8 (2013), no.4 (e60518).

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, A model of neuregulin control of NMDA receptors on synaptic spines, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 74 (2012), 717-735.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, A model of NMDA receptor control of F-actin treadmilling in synaptic spines and their growth, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 73 (2011), 2109-2131.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, P2X7 regenerative-loop potentiation of glutamate synaptic transmission by microglia and astrocytes, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 261 (2009), 1-16.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G. Gibson, A quantitative model of cortical spreading depression due to purinergic and gap-junction transmission in astrocyte networks, Biophysical Journal, 95 (2008), 5648-5660.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Origins of the BOLD changes due to synaptic activity at astrocytes abutting arteriolar smooth muscle, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 252 (2008), 123-130.

M.R.Bennett, V.Buljan, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Purinergic junctional transmission and propagation of calcium waves in cultured spinal cord microglial networks, Purinergic Signalling, 4 (2008), 47-59.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Origins of blood volume change due to glutamatergic synaptic activity at astrocytes abutting on arteriolar smooth muscle cells, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 250 (2008), 172-185.

W.G.Gibson, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, A quantitative model of ATP-mediated calcium wave propagation in astrocyte networks. Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems, II, A.Deutsch, R.Bravo de la Parra, R.J.de Boer, O.Diekmann, P.Jagers, E.Kisdi, M.Kretzschmar, P.Lansky and H.Metz (Eds) (2007), 193-204.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and P.Dickens, Mechanisms of calcium sequestration during facilitation at active zones of an amphibian neuromuscular junction, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 247 (2007), 230-241.

W.G.Gibson, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, A computational model relating changes in cerebral blood volume to synaptic activity in neurons, Neurocomputing, 70 (2007), 1674-1679.

M.R.Bennett, V.Buljan, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Purinergic junctional transmission and propagation of calcium waves in spinal cord astrocyte networks, Biophysical Journal, 91 (2006), 3560-3571.

R.S.Thompson, C.Macaskill and L.Farnell, Exact and weak scattering models for the complex acoustic field near to cylindrical walls and boundaries in tissue. 2005 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, M.P. Yuhas, The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Inc., (2005), 528.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, A quantitative model of purinergic junctional transmission of calcium waves in astrocyte networks, Biophysical Journal, 89 (2005), 2235-2250.

L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Monte Carlo simulation of diffusion in a spatially non-homogeneous medium: a biased random walk on an asymmetrical lattice, Journal of Computational Physics, 208 (2005), 253-265.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, A quantitative description of the contraction of blood vessels following the release of noradrenaline from sympathetic varicosities, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 234 (2005), 107-122.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, The facilitated probability of quantal secretion within an array of calcium channels of an active zone at the amphibian neuromuscular junction, Biophysical Journal, 86 (2004), 2674-2690.

L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Monte Carlo simulation of diffusion in a spatially non-homogeneous medium: correction to the Gaussian steplength, Journal of Computational Physics, 198 (2004), 65-79.

R.S.Thompson, C.Macaskill, L.Farnell and W.B.Fraser, Acoustic intensity for a long vessel with non-circular cross-section, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 51 (2004), 566-575.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and D.Blair, A quantitative description of the diffusion of noradrenaline in the media of blood vessels following its release from sympathetic varicosities, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 226 (2004), 359-372.

R.S.Thompson, C.Macaskill, L.Farnell and W.B.Fraser, Ultrasound intensity calculations for a vessel with simulated wall lesion. 2002 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings, S.C. Schneider, D.E. Yuhas, The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Inc., (2002), 1755.

R.Henery, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and M.R.Bennett, Potential fields in vascular smooth muscle generated by transmitter release from sympathetic varicosities, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 218 (2002), 531-548.

J.Kearns, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson, Y.Q.Lin and M.R.Bennett, Quantal current fields around individual boutons in sympathetic ganglia. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 214 (2002), 135-146.

G.Little and L.Farnell, Assessing the use of English in primary and secondary schools, The Education Network, 18 (2001), 9-56.

W.G.Gibson, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, A Monte Carlo analysis of calcium dynamics and facilitation in nerve terminals, Neurocomputing, 38, (2001), 17-22.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson, Y.Q.Lin and D.H.Blair, Quantal and non-quantal current and potential fields around individual sympathetic varicosities on release of ATP, Biophysical Journal, 80 (2001), 1311-1328.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson, G.T.Macleod and P.Dickens, Quantal potential fields around individual active zones of amphibian motor-nerve terminals, Biophysical Journal, 78 (2000), 1106-1118.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, The probability of quantal secretion near a single calcium channel of an active zone, Biophysical Journal, 78 (2000), 2201-2221.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, The probability of quantal secretion within an array of calcium channels of an active zone, Biophysical Journal, 78 (2000), 2222-2240.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Cable analysis of a motor-nerve terminal branch in a volume conductor, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 61 (1999), 1-17.

G.T. Macleod, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and M.R.Bennett, Quantal secretion and nerve-terminal cable properties at neuromuscular junctions in an amphibian (bufo marinus), Journal of Neurophysiology, 81 (1999), 1135-1146.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, and W.G.Gibson, On the origin of skewed distributions of spontaneous synaptic potentials in autonomic ganglia, Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Series B, 265 (1998), 271-277.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and N.A.Lavidis, Synaptic transmission at visualized sympathetic boutons: stochastic interaction between acetylcholine and its receptors, Biophysical Journal, 72 (1997), 1595-1606.

W.G.Gibson, M.R.Bennett and L.Farnell, Monte Carlo simulation of quantal transmission at purinergic junctions, Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 1995, JM Bower, Academic Press, (1996), 15-20.

W.G.Gibson, M.R.Bennett and L.Farnell, Synaptic conductances for neural networks, ACNN96: Proceedings of the Seventh Australian Conference on Neural Networks, P. Bartlett, A. Burkitt, R.C. Williamson, Australian National University, (1996), 62-66.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Quantal transmitter release at somatic motor-nerve terminals: stochastic analysis of the subunit hypothesis, Biophysical Journal, 70 (1996), 654-668.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Quantal transmitter release onto different patterns of receptor distributions at somatic neuromuscular junctions, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 183 (1996), 231-236.

W.B.Fraser, L.Farnell and D.M.Stump, Effect of yarn non-uniformity on the stability of the ring-spinning balloon, Royal Society of London. Proceedings. London, Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 449 (1995), 597-621.

W.B.Fraser, L.Farnell and D.M.Stump, The effect of a slub on the stability of the ring-spinning balloon, Journal of the Textile Institute, 86 (1995), 610-634.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and S.Karunanithi, Quantal transmission at purinergic junctions: stochastic interaction between ATP and its receptors, Biophysical Journal, 68 (1995), 925-935.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell and W.G.Gibson, Quantal transmission at purinergic synapses: stochastic interaction between ATP and its receptors, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 175 (1995), 397-404.

P.R.Reeves, L.Farnell and R.Lan, MULTICOMP: a program for preparing sequence data for phylogenetic analysis. Computer Applications in the Biosciences, 175 (1994), 281.

L.Farnell and J.F.Ogilvie, Comment on "Ab initio molecular orbital calculation of the methyl nitrite syn-anti isomerisation potential". Chemical Physics Letters, 156, (1989), 129.

L.Farnell and J.F.Ogilvie, Comment on "Ab initio calculation of doublet states of NH+". Chemical Physics Letters, 137, (1987), 191.

S.Saebo, L.Farnell, N.V.Riggs, and L.Radom, The molecular structure, rotational constants and vibrational frequencies of ethynamine: a possible interstellar molecule. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 106, (1984), 5047.

L.Farnell and L.Radom, The structure of butatrienone (CH2=C=C=C=O). Journal of the American Chemical Society, 106, (1984), 25.

L.Farnell and J.F.Ogilvie, Calculation of the rotation vibration spectrum of NH+. Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, 101, (1983), 104.

L.Farnell, J.A.Pople and L.Radom, Structural predictions for open-shell species. A comparitive assessment of ab initio procedures. Journal of Physical Chemistry 87, (1983), 79.

L.Farnell and L.Radom, The structure of propadienone. Chemical Physics Letters, 91, (1982), 373.

L.Farnell and J.F.Ogilvie, Quantum chemical computations of rotational isomers of hydrogen nitrite and nitritomethane. Proceedings of the Royal Society (London) 381, (1982), 443.

L.Farnell, R.H.Nobes and L.Radom, A theoretical consideration of the quasibent nature of the HCNO molecule. Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, 93, (1982), 271.

L.Farnell and L.Radom, Structures and stabilities of 1,6-methano[10]annulene and its derivatives. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 104, (1982), 7650.

L.Farnell, J.Kao, L.Radom and H.F.Schaefer, Structures and stabilities of isomeric [10]annulenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 103, (1981), 2147.

L.Farnell and L.Radom, The geometric and electronic structure of C6O64-. Spin multiplicity of the ground state. Journal of Molecular Structure, 76, (1981), 251.

L.Farnell, L.Radom and M.A.Vincent, The geometric and electronic structures of oxocarbons. An ab initio molecular orbital study. Journal of Molecular Structure, 76, (1981), 1.

I.N.James, P.R.Jonas and L.Farnell, A combined laboratory and numerical study of fully developed steady baroclinic waves in a cylindrical annulus. Quarterly Journal of the Meteorological Society, 107, (1981), 51.

L.Farnell, Solution of Poisson equations on a non-uniform grid. Journal of Computational Physics, 35, (1980), 408.

L.Farnell, I.N.James, P.J.Mason and R.A.Plumb, Combined laboratory and numerical study of baroclinic waves. GARP Program on Numerical Experimentation, Report No. 14, (1977), 16.

C.L.Cheng, I.G.John, G.L.D.Ritchie, P.H.Gore and L.Farnell, Conformation of some 2-substituted furan and thiophen carbonyl compounds. Journal of the Chemical Society Perkin Transactions 2, (1975), 744.

L.Farnell, W.G.Richards and C.R.Ganellin, Conformatiom of histamine derivatives. 5.Molecular orbital calculation of the H1-receptor 'essential' conformation of histamine. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 18, (1975), 662.

L.Farnell, W.G.Richards and C.R.Ganellin, Calculation of the conformational free energy of histamine. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 43, (1974), 389.

L.Farnell and W.G.Richards, Ab initio calculations on the electrocyclic transformation of the cyclopropyl radical to the allyl radical. Journal of the Chemical Society Chemical Communications, (1973), 334.


BOOKS

Well, one book...

W.G.Richards, T.E.H.Walker, L.Farnell and P.R.Scott, Bibliography of Ab Initio Molecular Wavefunctions, Supplement for 1970-1973, Clarendon Press: Oxford, (1974).

CONFERENCE PAPERS

AND RESEARCH REPORTS AND OTHER STUFF YOU PROBABLY CAN'T FIND ANYWHERE

W.G.Gibson, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, A computational model of purinergic transmission of calcium waves in structured arrays of astrocytes Author(s): FEBS Journal, 272 (Supplement) (2005), 438-439.

W.G.Gibson, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, The facilitated probability of quantal secretion within an array of calcium channels of an active zone, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (2002), 84.

W.G.Gibson, R. Henery, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, Transmission to smooth muscle cells at intimal surface of blood vessels due to release of ATP from sympathetic varicosities, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (2001), 110.

Y.Q. Lin, M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and D.H. Blair, Quantal and non-quantal current and potential fields around individual sympathetic varicosities on release of ATP, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (2001), 57.

Bill Gibson, Les Farnell and Max Bennett, The use of Monte Carlo methods for studying the functioning of synaptic connections between neurons, ANZIAM 2001, J.P. Denier and E.O. Tuck, ANZIAM, (2001), 37.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and Y.Q. Lin, Quantal current fields generated in the electrical syncytium of smooth muscle by the release of ATP from sympathetic varicosities, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (2000), 93.

Y.Q.Lin, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and M.R.Bennett, Quantal potential fields around individual boutons in sympathetic ganglia, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P. Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (2000), 159.

G.T.Macleod, P.Dickens, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and M.R.Bennett, Quantal potential fields around individual active zones of amphibian motor-nerve terminals, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (2000), 212.

W.G.Gibson, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, Quantal secretion at calcium domains of active zones: a Monte Carlo analysis, Proceeding of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Volume 10, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (1999), 138.

W.G.Gibson, G.T. Macleod, L.Farnell and M.R.Bennett, Quantal secretion and nerve-terminal cable properties at neuromuscular junctions in an amphibian (Bufo marinus), Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Volume 9, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (1998), 123.

L.Farnell, D.J.Galloway, D.J.Ivers and R.W.James, A Distributed Network Dynamical Geodynamo Code, 8th Scientific Assembly of International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA), (1997).

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W. Gibson and N.A.Lavidis, Synaptic transmission at visualized boutons on rat pelvic ganglion cells, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, P.Pilowsky, Australian Neuroscience Society, (1996), 86.

M.R.Bennett, L.Farnell, W.G.Gibson and S.Karunanithi, Quantal transmission at purinergic junctions: stochastic interaction between ATP and its receptors, Proceedings of the Australian Neuroscience Society, 6 (1995), 153.

W.G.Gibson, M.R.Bennett and L.Farnell, Monte Carlo simulation of quantal transmission at purinergic junctions, Fourth Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting,(1995), 32.

W.B.Fraser, L.Farnell and D.M.Stump, Effect of yarn nonuniformity on the stability of the ring-spinning balloon (1994).

L.Farnell and L.Radom, Structures and stabilities of 1,6-methano[10] annulene and its derivatives, RACI Seventh National Conference (1982), 45.

L.Farnell and I.N.James. Where have all the sidebands gone? (1977).

L.Farnell, Numerical integration of flow in a rotating annulus III: solution of Poisson’s equation (1977).

L.Farnell and R.A.Plumb, Numerical integration of flow in a rotating annulus II: three dimensional model (1976).

L.Farnell and R.A.Plumb, Numerical integration of flow in a rotating annulus I: axisymmetric model (1975).