Graduate Student Publications

(Selected recent publications)

Abraham AD, Cunningham CL, Lattal KM. (2012) Methylphenidate enhances extinction of contextual fear. Learn Mem. Jan 17;19(2):67-72. PMID: 22251891; PMCID: PMC3262973.

Alarcón G, Cservenka A, Fair DA, Nagel BJ (2014) Sex differences in the neural substrates of spatial working memory during adolescence are not mediated by endogenous testosterone. Brain Research. 1593:40-54. PMCID: PMC4252582 [Available 2015-12-17]

Alarcón G, Cservenka A, Rudolph MD, Fair DA, Nagel BJ (2015) Developmental sex differences in resting state functional connectivity of amygdala sub-regions. Neuroimage. 115:235-244. PMCID: PMC4461484 [Available 2016-07-15]

Anacker AMJ, Ahern TH, Hostetler CM, Dufour BD, Smith ML, Cocking DL, Li J, Young LJ, Loftis JM, Ryabinin AE (2014) Drinking alcohol has sex-dependent effects on pair bond formation in prairie voles. PNAS. Vol. 111. No. 16. p6052-6057. PMCID: PMC4000860

Anacker AMJ, Smith ML, Ryabinin AE (2014) Establishment of stable dominance interactions in prairie vole peers: relationships with alcohol drinking and activation of the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus. Soc Neurosci. 9(5): 484-494. PMCID: PMC4349411

Barkley-Levenson AM, Crabbe JC. (2012) Bridging Animal and Human Models: Translating From (and to) Animal Genetics. Alcohol Res. 2012;34(3):325-35. PMID: 23134048; PMCID: PMC3589126.

Barkley-Levenson AM, Crabbe JC. (2012) Ethanol drinking microstructure of a high drinking in the dark selected mouse line. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2012 Aug;36(8):1330-9. Epub 2012 Apr 23. PMID: 22524154; PMCID: PMC3407303.

Barkley-Levenson AM, Cunningham CL, Smitasin PJ, Crabbe JC. (2013) Rewarding and aversive effects of ethanol in High Drinking in the Dark selectively bred mice. Addict Biol. 2013 Jul 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC3866216 [Available 2016-01-01]

Crabbe JC, Colville AM, Kruse LC, Cameron AJ, Spence SE, Schlumbohm JP, Huang LC, Metten P. (2012) Ethanol tolerance and withdrawal severity in high drinking in the dark selectively bred mice. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2012 Jul;36(7):1152-61. Epub 2012 Feb 6. PMID: 22309139; PMCID: PMC3349804.

Crabbe JC, Harkness JH, Spence SE, Huang LC, Metten P. (2012) Intermittent availability of ethanol does not always lead to elevated drinking in mice. Alcohol. 2012 Sep-Oct;47(5):509-17. Epub 2012 Jun 19. PMID: 22717273; PMCID: PMC3417685.

Crabbe JC, Kruse LC, Colville AM, Cameron AJ, Spence SE, Schlumbohm JP, Huang, LC, Metten P. (2012) Ethanol sensitivity in high drinking in the dark selectively bred mice. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. Epub 2012 Feb 8. PMID: 22316249; PMCID: PMC3349784.

Crabbe JC, Spence SE, Huang LC, Cameron AJ, Schlumbohm JP, Barkley-Levenson AM, Metten P. (2013) Ethanol drinking in withdrawal seizure-prone and –resistant selected mouse lines. Alcohol. 2013 Aug;47(5):381-9. PMID: 23809872; PMCID: PMC3770535

Davies DL, Bortolato M, Finn DA, Ramaker MJ, Barak S, Ron D, Liang J, Olsen RW. (2013) Recent advances in the discovery and preclinical testing of novel compounds for the prevention and/or treatment of alcohol use disorders. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013 Jan;37(1):8-15 Epub 2012 Jun 4. Review. PMID: 22671690; PMCID: PMC3443504

Dufour BD, Smith CA, Clark RL, Walker TR, McBride JL (2014) Intrajugular vein delivery of AAV9-RNAi prevents neuropathological changes and weight loss in Huntington's disease mice. Molecular Therapy. Vol 22. No 4. 797-810. PMCID: PMC3982495

Eastwood EC, Phillips TJ. (2012) Opioid sensitivity in mice selectively bred to consume or not consume methamphetamine. Addict Biol. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23145527; PMCID: PMC3796126

Eghlidi DH, Haley GE, Noriega NC, Kohama SG, Urbanski HF (2010) Influence of age and 17β-estradiol on kisspeptin, neurokinin B, and prodynorphin gene expression in the arcuate-median eminence of female rhesus macaques. Neuroendocrinology. 151(8): 3783-3794. PMCID: PMC2940528

Eghlidi DH, Urbanski HF (2015) Effects of age and estradiol on gene expression in the rhesus macaque hypothalamus. Neuroendocrinology. 101:236-245. PMCID: PMC4475460 [Available 2016-02-26]

Gubner NR, McKinnon CS, Reed C, Phillips TJ. (2013) Accentuating effects of nicotine on ethanol response in mice with high genetic predisposition to ethanol-induced locomotor stimulation. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Jan 1;127(1-3):108-14. Epub 2012 Jul 12. PMID: 22795175; PMCID: PMC3505243

Gubner NR, Reed C, McKinnon CS, Phillips TJ. (2013) Unique genetic factors influence sensitivity to the rewarding and aversive effects of methamphetamine versus cocaine. Behav Brain Res. 2013 Aug 28;256C:420-427. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC3907175

Gubner NR, Wilhelm CJ, Phillips TJ, Mitchell SH. (2010) Strain differences in behavioral inhibition in a Go/No-go task demonstrated using 15 inbred mouse strains. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010 Aug;34(8):1353-62. Epub 2010 May 14. PMID: 20491731; PMCID: PMC3336215.

Guizzetti M, Zhang X, Goeke C, Gavin DP (2014) Glia and neurodevelopment: focus on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Frontiers in Pediatrics. Vol 2. Article 123. PMCID: PMC4227495

Haley GE, Eghlidi DH, Kohama SG, Urbanski HF, Raber J. (2012) Association of microtubule associated protein-2, synaptophysin, and apolipoprotein E mRNA and protein levels with cognition and anxiety levels in aged female rhesus macaques. Behav Brain Res. 2012 Jun 15;232(1):1-6. Epub 2012 Mar 28. PMID: 22475553; PMCID: PMC3361595.

Harkness JH, Hitzemann RJ, Edmunds S, Phillips TJ. (2013) Effects of sodium butyrate on methamphetamine-sensitized locomotor activity. Behav Brain Res. 2013 Feb 15;239:139-47. Epub 2012 Nov 5. PMID: 23137698; PMCID: PMC3546510 

Harkness JH, Shi X, Janowsky AJ, Phillips TJ (2015) Trace amine-associated receptor 1 regulation of methamphetamine intake and related traits. Neuropsychopharmacology. 1-10. PMID: 25740289

Helms CM, McClintick MN, Grant KA. (2012) Social rank, chronic ethanol self-administration, and diurnal pituitary-adrenal activity in cynomolgus monkeys. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Nov;224(1):133-43. Epub 2012 Apr 18. PMID: 22526537; PMCID: PMC3469782.

Helms CM, McCracken AD, Heichman SL, Moschak TM. (2013) Ovarian hormones and the heterogeneous receptor mechanisms mediating the discriminative stimulus effects of ethanol in female rats. Behav Pharmacol. 2013 Apr;24(2):95-104. PMCID: PMC3864632

Hitchcock LN, Cunningham CL, Lattal KM (2014) Cue configuration effects in acquisition and extinction of a cocaine-induced place preference. Behav Neurosci. 128(2): 217-227. PMCID: PMC4182103

Hitchcock LN, Lattal KM (2014) Histone-mediated epigenetics in addiction. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science. Vol. 128. p 51. PMID: 25410541.

Hostetler CM, Hitchcock LN, Anacker AMJ, Young LJ, Ryabinin AE (2013) Comparative distribution of central neuropeptide Y (NPY) in the prairie (Microtus ochrogaster) and meadow (M. pennsylvanicus) vole. Peptides, 2013 Feb;40:22-9. Epub 2012 Dec 20. PMID: 23262357. PMCID: PMC3625676

Iancu OD, Colville A, Darakjian P, Hitzemann R (2014) Coexpression and cosplicing network approaches for the study of mammalian brain transcriptomes. International Review of Neurobiology. Vol 116. PMID 25172472.

Iancu OD, Colville A, Oberbeck D, Darakjian P, McWeeney SK, Hitzemann R (2015) Cosplicing network analysis of mammalian brain RNA-Seq data utilizing WGCNA and Mantel correlations. Frontiers in Genetics. Vol 6. Article 174. PMCID: PMC4429622

Jarvis ED, ... Mello CV, Lovell PV, Wirthlin M, ..., Zhang G (2014) Whole-genome analyses resolve early branches in the tree of life of modern birds. Science 346:6215 p1320. PMCID: PMC4405904

Kaplan JS, Mohr C, Rossi DJ (2013) Opposite actions of alcohol on tonic GABA(A) receptor currents mediated by nNOS and PKC activity. Nat Neurosci. Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC4022289

Leeman RF, Beseler CL, Helms CM, Patock-Peckham, Wakeling VA, Kahler CW (2014) A brief, critical review of research on impaired control over alcohol use and suggestions for future studies. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. Vol 38. No 2. pp 301-308. PMCID: PMC3946792

Lovell PJ, Wirthlin M, Wilhelm L, Minx P, Lazar NH, Carbone L, Warren WC, Mello C (2014) Conserved syntenic clusters of protein coding genes are missing in birds. Genome Biology. 15:565. PMCID: PMC4290089

Mas Monteys A, Spengler RM, Dufour BD, Wilson MS, Oakley CK, Sowada MJ, McBride JL, Davidson BL (2014) Single nucleotide seed modification restores in vivo tolerability of a toxic artificial miRNA sequence in the mouse brain. Nucleic Acids Research. Vol 42. No 21. 13315-13327. PMCID: PMC4245975

Metten P, Iancu OD, Spence SE, Walter NAR, Oberbeck D, Harrington CA, Colville A, McWeeney S, Phillips TJ, Buck KJ, Crabbe JC, Belknap JK, Hitzemann RJ (2014) Dual-trait selection for ethanol consumption and withdrawal: Genetic and transcriptional network effects. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. Vol 38. No 12. pp 2915-2924. PMID 25581648

Milner LC, Shirley RL, Kozell LB, Walter NA, Kruse LC, Komiyama NH, Grant SG, Buck KJ. (2013) Novel MPDZ/MUPP1 transgenic and knockdown models confirm Mpdz's role in ethanol withdrawal and support its role in voluntary ethanol consumption. Addict Biol. 2013 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC3997615 [Available 2016-01-01]

Miranda-Dominguez O, Mills BD, Carpenter SD, Grant KA, Kroenke CD, Nigg JT, Fair DA (2014) Connectotyping: Model based fingerprinting of the functional connectome. PLOS One. Vol. 9. Issue 11. e111048. PMCID: PMC4227655

Miranda-Dominguez O, Mills BD, Grayson D, Woodall A, Grant KA, Kroenke CD, Fair DA (2014) Bridging the gap between the human and macaque connectome: A quantitative comparison of global interspecies structure-function relationships and network topology. The Journal of Neuroscience. 34(16):5552-5563. PMCID: PMC3988411

Moschak TM, Mitchell SH. (2012) Acute ethanol administration and reinforcer magnitude reduction both reduce responding and increase response latency in a go/no-go task. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2012 Oct;36(10):1803-10. Epub 2012 Apr 6. PMID: 22486407; PMCID: PMC3396725.

Moschak TM, Mitchell SH. (2013) Sensitivity to reinforcer delay predicts ethanol's suppressant effects, but itself is unaffected by ethanol. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Sep 1;132(1-2):22-8. Epub 2013 Aug 2. PMCID: PMC3830544

Moschak TM, Stang KA, Mitchell SH. (2013) Mice bred for severity of acute alcohol withdrawal respond differently in a go/no-go task. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013 Sep;37(9):1483-90Epub 2013 Apr 11. PMCID: PMC4027951

Moschak TM, Stang KA, Phillips TJ, Mitchell SH. (2012) Behavioral inhibition in mice bred for high vs. low levels of methamphetamine consumption or sensitization. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Jul;222(2):353-65. Epub 2012 Feb 4. PMID: 22311384; PMCID: PMC3383918.

Noriega NC, Eghlidi DH, Garyfallou VT, Kohama SG, Kryger SG, Urbanski HF (2010) Influence of 17β-estradiol and progesterone on GABAergic gene expression in teh arcuate nucleus, amygdala and hippocampus of the rhesus macaque. Brain Research. 1307:28-42. PMCID: PMC2787920

Olson CR, Wirthlin M, Lovell PV, Mello CV (2014) Proper care, husbandry, and breeding guidelines for the Zebra Finch, Taeniopygia guttata. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. PMID: 25342067

Pina MM, Cunningham CL. (2013) Effects of dopamine receptor antagonists on the acquisition of ethanol-induced conditioned place preference in mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC4007149

Pina MM, Cunningham CL (2014) Effects of the novel cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist PF 514273 on the acquisition and expression of ethanol conditioned place preference. Alcohol 48: 427-431. PMCID: PMC4188509 [Available 2015-08-01]

Pizzimenti CL, Lattal KM (2015) Epigenetics and memory: causes, consequences and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. Review. 14:73-84. PMID: 25560936

Pfenning AR, ..., Wirthlin M, Lovell PV,... Mello CV, ..., Jarvis ED (2014) Convergent transcriptional specializations in the brains of humans and song-learning birds. Science. 346:6215 p1333. PMCID: PMC4385736

Ramaker MJ, Ford MM, Fretwell AM, Finn DA. (2011) Alteration of ethanol drinking in mice via modulation of the GABA(A) receptor with ganaxolone, finasteride, and gaboxadol. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 Nov;35(11):1994-2007. Epub 2011 Jun 7. PMID: 21649668; PMCID: PMC3173599.

Ramaker MJ, Strong MN, Ford MM, Finn DA. (2012) Effect of ganaxolone and THIP on operant and limited-access ethanol self-administration. Neuropharmacology. 2012 Sep;63(4):555-64. Epub 2012 May 18. PubMed PMID: 22613838; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3656651.

Shorey-Kendrick LE, Ford MM, Allen DC, Kuryatov A, Lindstrom J, Wilhelm L, Grant KA, Spindel ER (2015) Nicotinic receptors in non-human primates: Analysis of genetic and functional conservation with humans. Neuropharmacology. 96:263-273. PMCID: PMC4486519 [Available 2016-09-01]

Smith ML, Li J, Ryabinin AE (2014) Increase alcohol consumption in urocortin 3 knockout mice is unaffected by chronic inflammatory pain. Alcohol and Alcoholism. Vol. 50, No. 2, pp.132-139. PMCID: PMC4327342 [Available 2016-03-01]

Stafford JM, Jarrett BR, Miranda-Dominguez O, Mills BD, Cain N, Mihalas S, Lahvis GP, Lattal KM, Mitchell SH, David SV, Fryer JD, Nigg JT (2014) Large-scale topology and the default mode network in the mouse connectome. PNAS. Vol. 111. No. 52. 18745-18750. PMCID: PMC4284535

Wang P, Eshaq RS, Meshul CK, Moore C, Hood RL, Leidenheimer NJ (2015) Neuronal gamma-aminobutryic acid (GABA) type A receptors undergo cognate ligand chaperoning in the endoplasmic reticulum by endogenous GABA. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. Vol 9. Article 188. PMCID: PMC4435044

Wirthlin M, Lovell PV, Jarvis ED, Mello CV (2014) Comparative genomics reveals molecular features unique to songbird lineage. BMC Genomics. 15:1082. PMCID: PMC4377847

Yardley MM, Wyatt L, Khoja S, Asatryan L, Ramaker MJ, Finn DA, Alkana RL, Huynh N, Louie SG, Petasis NA, Bortolato M, Davies DL. (2012) Ivermectin reduces alcohol intake and preference in mice. Neuropharmacology. 2012 Aug;63(2):190-201. Epub 2012 Mar 23. PMID: 22465817; PMCID: PMC3372603.

Date Last Updated:  July 15, 2015