2005 - 2007 Student Publications

First Author Papers by Current Students and Recent Grads 2005-2007

Current students:

  • TH Ahern, MA Javors, DA Eagles, J Martillotti, HA Mitchell, LC Liles, D Weinshenker. (2006)
    The effects of chronic norephinephrine transporter inactivation on seizure susceptibility in mice. Neuropsychopharmacology, Apr;31(4):730-8.
  • Bordelon JR, Smith Y, Nairn AC, Colbran RJ, Greengard P, Muly EC. (2005)
    Differential localization of protein phosphatase-1alpha, beta and gamma1 isoforms in primate prefrontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex.
  • Chien, LT, ZR Zhang and HC Hartzell. (2006)
    Single Cl- channels activated by Ca+2 in Drosophila S2 cells are mediated by bestrophins. J. General Physiol. 128: 247-259.
  • Cornett J., Cao FL., Wang CE., Ross CA., Bates GP., Li, SH., Li X-J. (2005)
    Polyglutamine expansion of huntingtin impairs its nuclear export. Nature Genetics, 37:198-204.
  • Dodson SE, Gearing M, Montine TJ, Lippa C, Levey AI, Lah JJ. (2006)
    LR11/SorLA expression is reduced in sporadic Alzheimer's disease but not in familial AD. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology 65: 866-872.
  • Donaldson, Z.R. and G.F. Grether. (2007)
    Tradition without social learning: pheromone-based communal roost sites in a Neotropical harvestman ( Prionostemma sp.). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. In press .
  • Funderburk, CD, Bowling, KM, Xu, D, Huang, Z, O'Donnell, JM. (2006)
    Atypical N-terminal extensions confer novel regulatory properties on GTP cyclohydrolase isoforms in Drosophila melanogaster. J Biol Chem 281:33302-12.
  • Giordano, S.B., Segal, R.L. (2006)
    Leg muscles differ in spatial activation patterns with differing levels of voluntary plantarflexion activity in humans. Cells Tissues Organs. 184(1):42-51.
  • Gozal YM, Cheng D, Duong DM, Lah JJ, Levey AI, Peng J. (2006)
    Merger of laser capture microdissection and mass spectrometry: A window into the amyloid plaque proteome. Methods Enzymol:77-93.
  • Kirk, E.A., Chin, L.-S., Li, L. (2006)
    GRIF1 binds Hrs and is a new regulator of endosomal trafficking. J. Cell Sci. 119: 4689-4701.
  • Michaels CC, & Holtzman SG. (2006)
    Neonatal stress and litter composition alter sucrose intake in both rat dam and offspring. Physiology & Behavior, 89:735-741.
  • Michaels CC, & Holtzman SG. (2007)
    Enhanced sensitivity to naltrexone-induced drinking suppression of fluid intake and sucrose consumption in maternally separated rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior (in press).
  • Michaels CC, Easterling KW, & Holtzman SG. (2007)
    Maternal separation alters ICSS responding in adult male and female rats, but morphine and naltrexone have little effect on that behavior. Brain Research Bulletin (In press).
  • Schank JR, Liles LC, Weinshenker D. (2005)
    Norepinephrine is required for the full anticonvulsant effects of valproic acid in mice. Epilepsy Research 65: 23-31.
  • Schank JR, Ventura R, Puglisi-Allegra S, Alcaro A, Cole CD, Liles LC, Seeman P, Weinshenker D.(2006)
    Abstract Dopamine beta-hydroxylase knockout mice have alterations in dopamine signaling and are hypersensitive to cocaine. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2006 Oct;31(10):2221-30.
  • Tabb K, Boss-Williams KA, Weiss JM, Weinshenker D. (2007)
    Rats bred for susceptibility to depression-like phenotypes have higher kainic acid-induced seizure mortality than their depression-resistant counterparts. Epilepsy Res. 2007 May;74(2-3):140-6.

Recent grads:

  • Borsody, M.K. and Weiss, J.M. (2005)
    The subdiaphragmatic vagus nerves mediate activation of locus coeruleus neurons by peripherally administered microbial substances. Neuroscience, 131:235-245.
  • Caudle WM, JL Tillerson, ME Reveron and GW Miller. (2007)
    Use-dependent behavioral and neurochemical asymmetry in MPTP mice. Neurosci Letts 418: 213-216.
  • Caudle WM, JR Richardson, KC Delea, TS Guillot, M Wang, KD Pennell and GW Miller. (2006)
    Polychlorinated biphenyl-induced reduction of dopamine transporter expression as a precursor to Parkinson’s disease-associated dopamine toxicity. Toxicol. Sciences, 92: 490-499.
  • Chhattwal, J., Magushack, K. Davis, M, and Ressler, KJ. (2005)
    Enhancing cannabinoid neurotransmission augments the extinction of conditioned fear. Neuropsychopharmacology, 30(3): 516-24.
  • Chhattwal, J., Myers, K., Ressler, K.J., and Davis, M. (2005)
    Differential Modulation of Gephyrin and GABAA Receptors during Fear Conditioning and Extinction. J Neuroscience, 25(2): 502-506.
  • Dougherty, K.J., Sawchuk, M.A., and Hochman, S. (2005)
    Properties of mouse spinal lamina I GABAergic interneurons. J.Neurophys. Articles in Press, DOI:10.1152/jn.00184.
  • Dougherty, K.J., Bannatyne, B.A., Jankowska, E., Krutki, P., and Maxwell, D.J. (2005)
    Membrane receptors involved in modulation of responses of spinal dorsal horn interneurons evoked by feline group II muscle afferents. J Neurosci. 25(3):584-593
  • Erreger K, Dravid SM, Banke TG, Wyllie DJA, Traynelis SF. (2005)
    Subunit-specific gating controls rat NR1/NR2A and NR1/NR2B NMDA channel kinetics and synaptic signaling profiles. J.Physiol 563: 345-358.
  • Hamill CE, Caudle WM, Richardson JR, Yuan H, Pennell KD, Greene JG, Miller GW, Traynelis SF. (2007)
    Abstract Exacerbation of dopaminergic terminal damage in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease by the g-protein-coupled receptor protease-activated receptor 1. Mol Pharmacol. 2007 Sep;72(3):653-64.
  • Hamill CE, Goldshmidt A, Nicole O, McKeon RJ, Brat DJ, Traynelis SF. (2005)
    Special lecture: glial reactivity after damage: implications for scar formation and neuronal recovery. Clin Neurosurg. 2005;52:29-44.
  • Jones SV, Heldt SA, Davis M, Ressler KJ. (2005)
    Olfactory-mediated fear conditioning in mice: simultaneous measurements of fear-potentiated startle and freezing. Behav Neurosci. Feb;119(1):329-35.
  • Kuwajima, M, MD Dehoff, T Furuicchi, PF Worley, RA Hall and Y Smith. (2007)
    Localization and expression of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors in the mouse globus pallidus and subthalamic nucleus: Regulatory effects of MPTP treatment and constitutive Homer deletion. J. Neurosci. 27: 6249-6260.
  • Olzmann, J.A., Bordelon, J.R., Muly, E.C., Rees, H.D., Levey, A.I., Li, L, Chin, L.S. (2007)
    Enrichment of DJ-1 protein in primate striatal neuronal processes: Implications for Parkinson's disease. J. Comp. Neurol. 500, 585-599.
  • Paquet, M., MJ Asay, SR Fam, AM Castleberry, H Oller, Y Smith, CC Yun, SF Traynelis and RA Hall. (2006)
    The PDZ scaffold NHERF-2 interacts with mGluR5 and regulates receptor activity. J Biol Chem 281: 29949-29961.
  • Poisik, OV, MJ Marino, Y Smith and PJ Conn. (2007)
    D1 and D2-like dopamine receptors regulate signaling properties of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors in the rat globus pallidus. Eur. J. Neurosci. (in press).
  • Raju, DV, DJ Shah, TM Wright, RA Hall and Y Smith. (2006)
    Differential synaptology of vGluT2-containing thalamostriatal afferents between the patch and matrix compartments in rats. J Comp Neurol 499: 231-243.
  • Raju DV and Y. Smith. (2007)
    Anterograde axonal tract tracing. Curr. Proto. In Neurosci. (in press).
  • Rong J, McGuire JR, Fang ZH, Sheng G, Shin JY, Li SH, Li XJ. (2006)
    Regulation of intracellular trafficking of huntingtin-associated protein-1 is critical for TrkA protein levels and neurite outgrowth. J Neurosci. 26: 6019-6030.
  • Rong J, Li SH, Li XJ. (2007)
    Regulation of intracellular HAP1 trafficking. J Neurosci Res. May 1; [Epub ahead of print].
  • Rong J, Li S, Sheng G, Wu M, Coblitz B, Li M, Fu H, Li XJ. (2007)
    14-3-3 protein interacts with Huntingtin-associated protein 1 and regulates its trafficking. J Biol Chem. 282(7):4748-56.

Co-Author Papers by Current Students and Recent Grads 2005-2007

Current students:

  • Weiss, J.M., Boss-Williams, K.A., Moore, J.P., Demetrikopoulos, M.K., Ritchie, J.C. and West, C.H.K. (2005)
    Testing the hypothesis that locus coeruleus hyperactivity produces depression-related changes via galanin. Neuropeptides Jun;39(3):281-7.
  • Marino MD, Bourdélat-Parks BN, Weinshenker D. (2005)
    Genetic reduction of noradrenergic function alters social memory and reduces aggression in mice. Behav Brain Res. Jun 20;161(2):197-203.
  • Erreger K, Dravid SM, Banke TG, Wyllie DJA, Traynelis SF. (2005)
    Subunit-specific gating controls rat NR1/NR2A and NR1/NR2B NMDA channel kinetics and synaptic signaling profiles. J.Physiol 563: 345-358.
  • Nicole O, Goldshmidt A, Sorensen SD, Sastre A, Lyuboslavsky P, Hepler, J.R., McKeon R, Traynelis SF. (2005)
    The role of PAR-1 in glial scar formation after brain injury. J.Neurosci 25(17):4319–4329.
  • Chhattwal, J., Magushack, K. Davis, M, and Ressler, KJ. (2005)
    Enhancing cannabinoid neurotransmission augments the extinction of conditioned fear. Neuropsychopharmacology, 30(3): 516-24.
  • Thiagarajan, R, Wilhelm, J, Tewolde, T, Li, Y, Rich, M, and Engisch K. (2005)
    Enhancement of asynchronous and train-evoked exocytosis in bovine adrenal chromaffin cells infected with a replication deficient adenovirus. Journal of Neurophyiology Nov;94(5):3278-91.

Recent grads:

  • Miranda M. Lim, Isadora F. Bielsky and L. J. Young. (2005)
    Neuropeptides and the social brain: Potential rodent models of autism. International Journal for Developmental Neuroscience. 23:235-243.
  • Almonte AG, Hamill CE, Chhatwal JP, Wingo TS, Barber JA, Lyuboslavsky PN, David Sweatt J, Ressler KJ, White DA, Traynelis SF. (2007)
    Learning and memory deficits in mice lacking protease activated receptor-1. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2007 Oct;88(3):295-304.
  • Nicole O, Goldshmidt A, Hamill CE, Sorensen SD, Sastre A, Lyuboslavsky P, Hepler JR, McKeon RJ, Traynelis SF. (2005)
    Activation of protease-activated receptor-1 triggers astrogliosis after brain injury. J Neurosci. 2005 Apr 27;25(17):4319-29.
  • Bush CF, Jones SV, Lyle AN, Minneman KP, Ressler KJ, Hall RA. (2007)
    Specificity of olfactory receptor interactions with other G protein-coupled receptors. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jun 29;282(26):19042-51.