Selected INS Student Publications


Truckenbrod LM, Cooper EM, Wheeler AR, Orsini CA. 2023.Cocaine intake correlates with risk-taking behavior and affects estrous cycling in female Sprague-Dawley rats. Front Behav Neurosci. 27:17:1293226. DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2023.1293226

Matsumura K, Nicot A, Choi IB, Asokan M, Le NN, Natividad LA, Dobbs LK. 2023. Endogenous opioid system modulates conditioned cocaine reward in a sex-dependent manner. Addict Biol. Oct;28(10):e13328. DOI: 10.1111/adb.13328

Wheeler AR, Truckenbrod LM, Cooper EM, Betzhold SM, Setlow B, Orsini CA. 2023. Effects of fentanyl self-administration on risk-taking behavior in male rats. Psychopharmacology. 240(12):2529-2544. DOI: 10.1007/s00213-023-06447-y

Kosted, R., Kirsch, D. E., Le, V., Fromme, K., & Lippard, E. T. C. 2023. Subjective response to alcohol: Interactive effects of early life stress, parental risk for mood and substance use disorders, and drinking context. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior229, 173591.

Yeh F, Jara-Oseguera A, Aldrich RW. 2023. Implications of a temperature-dependent heat capacity for temperature-gated ion channels. PNAS. 120 (24) e2301528120. DOI:

Diray-Arce, J., Fourati, S., Jayavelu, N. D., Patel R., Maguire C., et al. 2023. Multi-omic longitudinal study reveals immune correlates of clinical course among hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Cell Reports Medicine 4(6):101079. DOI:

Dugan MP, Ferguson LB, Hertz NT, Chalkley RJ, Burlingame AL, Shokat KM, Parker PJ, Messing RO. 2023. Chemical Genetic Identification of PKC Epsilon Substrates in Mouse Brain. Mol Cell Proteomics. Apr;22(4):100522. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcpro.2023.100522

Tan PK, Tang C, Herikstad R, Pillay A, & Libedinsky C. 2023. Distinct lateral prefrontal regions are organized in an anterior–posterior functional gradient. Journal of Neuroscience43(38), 6564-6572. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0007-23.2023

Truckenbrod LM, Betzhold SM, Wheeler AR, Shallcross J, Singhal S, Harden S, Schwendt M, Frazier CJ, Bizon JL, Setlow B, Orsini CA. 2023 .Circuit and Cell-Specific Contributions to Decision Making Involving Risk of Explicit Punishment in Male and Female Rats. J Neuroscience. 43(26):4837-4855. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0276-23.2023


Nishimura KJ, Poulos AM, Drew MR, Rajbhandari AK. 2022. Know thy SEFL: Fear sensitization and its relevance to stressor-related disorders. Neurosci Biobehav Rev.Nov;142:104884. DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104884

Kirsch DE and Lippard ETC. 2022. Early life stress and substance use disorders: The critical role of adolescent substance use. Pharmacol Biochem Behav, 2022. 215: p. 173360.

Boundy-Singer ZM, Ziemba CM, Goris RLT. 2022. Confidence reflects a noisy decision reliability estimate. Nature Human 

Melamed E, Palmer JL, Fonken C. 2022. Advantages and limitations of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in breaking down the role of the gut microbiome in multiple sclerosis. Front. Mol. Neurosci. 15:1019877. doi:10.3389/fnmol.2022.1019877

Orsini CA, Truckenbrod LM, Wheeler AR. 2022. Regulation of sex differences in risk-based decision making by gonadal hormones: Insights from rodent models. Behav Processes. Aug;200:104663. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2022.104663

Bazzi S A. Maguire C, Holay N, Geltman J, Hurley K, DiPasquale C, Abigania M, Olson E, Ehrlich LIE, Triplett TA, Melamed E. (2022). Longitudinal COVID-19 immune trajectories in patients with neurological autoimmunity on anti-CD20 therapy. Multiple sclerosis and related disorders. Sep 26;68:104195. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2022.104195

Kirsch DE, Le V, Kosted R, Fromme ., Lippard ETC. 2022, Neural Underpinnings of Expecting Alcohol: Placebo Alcohol Administration Alters Nucleus Accumbens Resting State Functional Connectivity. Behavioural Brain Research, 2022: p. 114148.


Henaff OJ, Bai Y, Charlton JA, Nauhaus I, Simoncelli EO, Goris RLT. 2021.Primary visual cortex straightens natural video trajectories. Nature Communications. Oct 13;12(1):5982.10.1038/s41467-021-25939-z

Hewitt LT, Ordemann GJ, Brager DH. 2021. High and low expression of the hyperpolarization activated current (Ih) in mouse CA1 stratum oriens interneurons. . Physiol Rep. 2021;9:e14848.

Trautmann EM, O'Shea DJ, Sun X, Marshel JH, Crow A, Hsueh B, Vesuna S, Cofer L, Bohner G, Allen W, Kauvar I, Quirin S, MacDougall M, Chen Y, Whitmire MP, Ramakrishnan C, Sahani M, Seidemann E, Ryu SI, Deisseroth K, Shenoy KV. 2021.Dendritic calcium signals in rhesus macaque motor cortex drive an optical brain-computer interface. Nature Communications. Jun 17;12(1):3689. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23884-5.

Hennings AC, Bibb SA, Lewis-Peacock JA, Dunsmoor JE. 2021. Thought suppression inhibits the generalization of fear extinction.  Behavioral Brain Research. Feb 1;398:112931. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2020.112931. 

Williamson MR, Fuertes CF, Dunn AK, Drew MR, and Jones TA. 2020. Reactive astrocytes facilitate vascular repair and remodeling after stroke.  Cell Reports, 35:109048

Kirsch DE, Tretyak V, Radpour S, Weber WA, Nemeroff CB, Fromme K, Strakowski SM, Lippard ETC. 2021. Childhood maltreatment, prefrontal-paralimbic gray matter volume, and substance use in young adults and interactions with risk for bipolar disorder. Science Reports. Jan 8;11(1):123. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-80407-w.PMID: 33420255 

Nemchek V, Agee LA, Malone CA, Raskin M, Seese S, Monfils MH. 2021. Altering Perceived Context: Transportation Cues Influence Novelty-Induced Context Exploration Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. Jul 29;15:714927.
doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2021.714927


Williamson MR, Franzen RF, Fuertes CF, Dunn AK, Drew MR, and Jones TA. 2020. A window of vascular plasticity coupled to behavioral recovery after stroke. Journal of Neuroscience, 40:7651-7667

Hennings AC, McClay M, Lewis-Peacock JA, Dunsmoor JE. 2020. Contextual reinstatement promotes extinction generalization in healthy adults but not PTSD. Neuropsychologia. Oct;147:107573. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107573. 

Blednov YA, Borghese CM, Dugan MP, Pradhan S, Thodati TM, Kichili NR, Harris RA, Messing RO. 2020. Apremilast regulates acute effects of ethanol and other GABAergic drugs via protein kinase A-dependent signaling.  Neuropharmacology.  Nov 1;178:108220. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2020.108220

Zhang R, Walshe C, Liu Z, Guan L, Muller KS, Whritner JA, Zhang L, Hayhoe MM, Ballard DH. 2020. Atari-HEAD: Atari Human Eye-Tracking and Demonstration Dataset. Proc Conf AAAI Artif Intell. Feb;34(4):6811-6820. doi: 10.1609/aaai.v34i04.6161. 


Hwaun E., Colgin L.L. 2019. CA3 place cells that represent a novel waking experience are preferentially reactivated during sharp wave‐ripples in subsequent sleep. Hippocampus, in press

Clark TA, Sullender C, Kazmi SM, Speetles BL, Williamson MR, Palmberg DM, Dunn AK, Jones TA. 2019. Artery targeted photothrombosis widens the vascular penumbra, instigates peri-infarct neovascularization and models forelimb impairments. Scientific Reports Feb 20;9(1):2323. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39092-7

Ordemann, G. J., Apgar, C. J., & Brager, D. H. (2019). D-type potassium channels normalize action potential firing between dorsal and ventral CA1 neurons of the mouse hippocampus. Journal of Neurophysiology121(3), 983–995.

Arnold EC, McMurray C, Gray R and Johnston D. 2018.  Epilepsy-Induced Reduction in HCN Channel Expression Contributes to an Increased Excitability in Dorsal, But Not Ventral, Hippocampal CA1 NeuronseNeuro 20 March 2019, 6 (2)

Taylor CA*, Hutchens S*, Liu C, Jursa T, Shawlot W, Aschner M, Smith DR, and Mukhopadhyay S. 2019. SLC30A10 transporter in the digestive system regulates brain manganese under basal conditions while brain SLC30A10 protects against neurotoxicity. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 294(6): 1860-1876.

Lacagnina, A.F., Brockway, E.T., Crovetti, C.R., Shue, F., McCarty, M.J., Sattler, K.P., Lim, S.C., Santos, S.L., Denny, C.A., Drew, M.R. 2019. Distinct hippocampal engrams control extinction and relapse of fear memory. Nature Neuroscience, 22, 753–761.


Pattadkal J. J., Mato G., van Wreeswijk C., Priebe N. J. and Hansel D., 2018, Emergent orientation selectivity from random networks in mouse visual cortex, Cell Reports, 24, 2042-2050.

Levi, A. J., Yates, J. L., Huk, A. C., & Katz, L. N. (2018). Strategic and Dynamic Temporal Weighting for Perceptual Decisions in Humans and Macaques. eNeuro, 5(5).

Park, A., Tran, T., & Atkinson, N. S. (2018). Monitoring food preference in Drosophila by oligonucleotide tagging. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(36), 9020-9025.

Warden AS, Azzam M, DaCosta, A, Mason, S, Blednov YA, Messing, RO, Mayfield, RD, Harris, RA. (2018).  Toll-like receptor 3 activation increases alcohol intake in C57BL/6J males. Brain, Behavior, Immunity. DOI

Ferguson LB, Harris RA, Mayfield RD. 2018. From gene networks to drugs: systems pharmacology approaches for AUD. Psychopharmacology.

Tovar-Diaz J, Pomrenze MB, Kan R, Pahlavan B, Morikawa H. 2018. Cooperative CRF and alpha1 adrenergic signaling in the VTA promotes NMDA plasticity and drives social stress enhancement of cocaine conditioning. Cell Reports. Mar 6;22(10):2756-2766

Gereke BJ, Mable AJ and Colgin LL.  2018.  Experience-dependent trends in CA1 theta and slow gamma rhythms in freely behaving mice.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  119: 476–48

Nordquist SK, Smith SR, and Pierce JT. 2018. Systematic Functional Characterization of Human 21st Chromosome Orthologs in Caenorhabditis elegans. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. 8(3):967-979


Bonnen K, Huk HC and Cormack LK. 2017. Dynamic mechanisms of visually guided 3D motion tracking . Journal of Neurophysiology. 18: 1515–1531 

Scholl B*, Pattadkal JJand Priebe NJ. 2017.  Binocular Disparity Selectivity Weakened after Monocular Deprivation in Mouse V1.  The Journal of Neuroscience.  37(27):6517– 6526 (* co-first authors)

Bernier BE, Lacagnina AF, Ayoub A, Shue F, Zemelman BV, Krasne FB and Drew MR.  2017.  Dentate Gyrus Contributes to Retrieval as well as Encoding: Evidence from Context Fear Conditioning, Recall, and Extinction.  The Journal of Neuroscience.  37(26):6359 – 6371 

Mably AJ, Gereke BJ, Jones DT and Colgin LL.  2017.  Impairments in Spatial Representations and Rhythmic Coordination of Place Cells in the 3xTg Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease.  Hippocampus.  27;378-392.

Cofresí RU, Lewis SM, Chaudhri N, Lee HJ, Monfils MH, Gonzales RA. 2017.  Postretrieval Extinction Attenuates Alcohol Cue Reactivity in Rats. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 Mar;41(3):608-617

Scott LL, Davis SJ, Yen RC, Ordemann GJ, Nordquist SK, Bannai D and Pierce JT.  2017. Behavioral Deficits Following Withdrawal from Chronic Ethanol Are Influenced by SLO Channel Function in Caenorhabditis elegans.  Genetics.  Vol. 206, 1445–1458 

Miller DR, Hassan AM, Jarrett JW, Medina FA, Perillo EP, Hagan K, Kazmi SMS, Clark TA, Sullender CT, Jones TA, Zemelman BV and Dunn AK. 2017.  In vivo multiphoton imaging of a diverse array of fluorophores to investigate deep neurovascular structure.  Biomedical Optice Express. Jun 28;8(7):3470-3481

Rodriguez-Santiago M, Nguyen J, Winton LS, Weitekamp CA, Hofmann HA. 2017. Arginine Vasotocin Preprohormone Is Expressed in Surprising Regions of the Teleost Forebrain. Front Endocrinol. Aug 14;8:195.

Trimper JB, Trettel SG, Hwaun E and Colgin LL. 2017. Methodological Caveats in the Detection of Coordinated Replay between Place Cells and Grid Cells.  Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.  Aug 2;11:57.

Tulisiak CT, Harris RA and Ponomarev  I. 2017.  DNA modifications in models of alcohol use disorders.
Alcohol, 60: 19-30.

Scholl B, Pattadkal JJ, Rowe A and Priebe NJ.  2017.  Functional characterization and spatial clustering of visual cortical neurons in the predatory grasshopper mouse Onychomys arenicola.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  117:910-918. 

Hernandez ME, Gore AC. 2017. Endocrine disruptors: Chemical contaminants - a toxic mixture for neurodevelopment. Nature Reviews Endocrinology. Jun;13(6):322-323.