Selected publications EthoVision

Here is a selection of recent papers that mention the use of EthoVision XT. If you feel your paper should be on this list, please let us know at


Aarts, E.; Maroteaux, G.; Loos, M.; Koopmans, B.; Kovaçevic, J.; Smit, A.B.; Verhage, M.; Sluit, van der, S. (2015). The light spot test: measuring anxiety in mice in an automated home-cage environment. Behavioural Brain Research, 294, 123-130

Akhter, H.; Ballinger, C.; Liu, N.; Groen, van T.; Postlethwait, E.M.; Liu, R.M. (2015). Cyclic ozone exposure induces gender-dependent neuropathology and memory decline in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease. Toxicological Sciences, 147(1), 222–234.

Akilliogly, K.; Yilmax, M.B.; Boga, A.; Binokay, S.; Kocaturk-Sel, S. (2015). Environmental enrichment does not reverse the effects of maternal deprivation on NMDAR and Balb/c mice behaviors. Brain Research, 1624, 479-488

Alder, J.; Fujioka, W.; Giarratana, A.; Wissocki, J.; Thakkar, K.; Vuong, P.; Patel, B.; Chakraborty, T.; Elsabeh, R.; Parikh, A.; Girn, H.S.; Crockett, D.; Thakker-Varia, S. (2015). Genetic and pharmacological intervention of the p75NTR pathway alters morphological and behavioural recovery following traumatic brain injury in mice. Brain Injury, doi: 10.3109/02699052.20015.1088963

Andreasen, J.T.; Fitzpatrick, C.M.; Larsen, M.; Skovgaard, L.; Nielsen, S.D.; Clausen, R.P.; Troelsen, K.; Pickering, D.S. (2015). Differential role of AMPA receptors in mouse tests of antidepressant and anxiolytic action. Brain Research1601, 117-126.

Autry, A.E.; Adachi, M.; Monteggia, L.M. (2015). Dynamic methylation driven by neuronal activity in hippocampal neurons impacts complex behavior. Frontiers in Biology, 10(5), 439-447

Ayanwuyin, L.O.; Stopponi, S.; Ubaldi, M.; Cipitelli, A.; Nasuti, C.; Damadzic, R.; Heilig, M.; Schank, J.; Cheng, K.; Rice, K.C.; Ciccocioppo, R. (2015). Neurokinin 1 receptor blockade in the medial amygdala attenuates alcohol drinking in rats with innate anxiety but not in wistar rats. British Journal of Pharmacology, doi: 10.1111/bph.13280

Azandeme-Hounmalon, G.Y.; Torto, B.; Fiaboe, K.K.M.; Subramanian, S.; Kreiter, S.; Martin, T. (2015). Visual, vibratory, and olfactory cues affect interactions between the red spider mite tetranychus evansi and its predator phytoseiulus longipes. Journal of Pest Science, doi: 10.1007/s10340-015-0682-y

Bachstetter, A.D.; Webster, S.J.; Goulding, D.S.; Morton, J.E.; Watterson, D.M.; Eldik, van, L.J. (2015). Attenuation of traumatic brain injury-induced cognitive impairment in mice by targeting increased cytokine levels with a small molecule experimental therapeutic. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 12:69, doi: 10.1186/s12974-015-0289-5

Baculis, B.C.; Diaz, M.R.; Valenzuela, C.F. (2015). Third trimester-equivalent ethanol exposure increases anxiety-like behavior and glutamatergic transmission in the basolateral amygdala. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 137, 78-85

Belanger, R.M.; Peters, T.J.; Sabhapathy, G.S.; Khan, S.; Katta, J.; Abraham, N.K. (2015). Atrazine exposure affects the ability of crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) to localize a food odor source. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 68, 636-645.

Bernadou, A.; Ruther, J.; Heinze, J. (2015). Avoid mistakes when choosing a new home: nest choice and adoption of leptothorax ant queens. Journal of Insect Physiology, 79, 88-95

Biesdorf, C.; Wang, A-L.; Topic, B.; Petri, D.; Milani, H.; Huston, J.P.; Souza Silva, de, M.A. (2015). Dopamine in the nucleus accumbens core, but not shell, increases during signaled food reward and decreases during delayed extinction. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 123, 125-139

Blanco, E.; Galeano, P.; Holubiec, M.I.; Romero, J.I.; Logica, T.; Rivera, P.; Pavon, F.J.; Suarez, J.; Capani, F.; Fonseca, de, F.R. (2015). Perinatal asphyxia results in altered expression of the hippocampal acylethanolamide/ endocannabinoid signaling system associated to memory impairments in postweaned rats. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, doi: 10.3389/fnana.2015.00141

Blonska, D.; Grabowska, J.; Kobak, J.; Jermacz, L.; Bacela-Spychalska, K. (2015). Feeding preferences of an invasive ponto-caspian goby for native and non-native gammarid prey. Freshwater Biology, 60, 2187-2195

Bradley, M.; Rutkiewicz, J.; Mittal, K.; Fernie, K.; Basu, N. (2015). In ovo exposure to organophosphorous flame retardants: survival, development, neurochemical, and behavioral changes in white leghorn chickens. Neurotoxicology and Teratology,  doi: 10.1016.j.nnt.2015.08.003

Brener, O.; Dunkelmann, T.; Gremer, L.; Groen, van T.; Mirecka, E.A.; Kadish, I.; Willuweit, A.; Kutzsche, J.; Jürgens, D.; Rudolph, S.; Tusche, M.; Bongen, P.; Pietruszka, J.; Oesterhelt, F.; Langen, K.J.; Demuth, H.U.; Janssen, A.; Hoyer, W.; Funke, S.A.; Nagel-Steger, L.; Willbold, D. (2015). QIAD assay for quantitating a compound’s efficacy in elimination of toxic Aβ oligomers. Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/srep13222

Brown, D.R.; Bailey, J.M.; Oliveri, A.N.; Levin, E.D.; Di Giulio, R.T. (2015). Developmental exposure to a complex PAH mixture causes persistent behavioral effects in naïve fundulus heteroclitus (killifish) but not in a population of PAH-adapted killifish. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, doi: 10.1016/j.nnt.2015.10.007

Burke, A.R.; Miczek, K.A. (2015). Escalation of cocaine self-administration in adulthood after social defeat of adolescent rats; role of social experience and adaptive coping behavior. Psychopharmacology, 232, 3067-3079

Burrows, E.L.; McOmish, C.E.; Buret, L.S.; Buuse, van den M.; Hannan, A.J. (2015). Environmental Enrichment Ameliorates Behavioral Impairments Modeling Schizophrenia in Mice Lacking Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5. Neuropsychopharmacology, doi:10.1038/npp.2015.44.

Buscaine, G.; Gavio, A.; Galvan, D.; Filiciotto, F.; Maccarrone, V.; Vincenzi, de, G.; Mazzola, S.; Orensanz, J.M. (2015). Acoustic signals and behavior of ovalipes trimaculatus in the context of reproduction. Aquatic Biology, 24, 61-73

Caffrey, E.B. (2015). Developing zebrafish models to study the relationship between the gut microbiome and autism susceptibility. Senior Projects Spring 2015.

Callan, S.P.; Hanningan, J.H.; Bowen, S.E. (2015). Prenatal toluene exposure impairs performance in the morris water maze in adolescent rats. Neuroscience, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.08.050

Camp, R.M.; Johnson, J.D. (2015). Repeated stressor exposure enhance contextual fear memory in a beta-adrenergic receptor-dependent process and increases impulsivity in a non-beta receptor-dependent fashion. Physiology & Behavior, doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.03.008.

Carrier, N.; Saland, S.K.; Duclot, F.; He, H.; Mercer, R.; Kabbaj, M. (2015). The anxiolytic and antidepressent-like effects of testosterone and estrogen in gonadectomized male rats. Biological Psychiatry, doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.12.0.

Carter, C.S.; Khamiss, D.; Matheny, M.; Toklu, H.Z.; Kirichenko, N.; Strehler, K.Y.E.; Tümer, N.; Scarpace, P.J.; Morgan, D. (2015). Rapamycin versus intermittent feeding: dissociable effects on physiological and behavioral outcomes when initiated early and late in life. Journals of Gerontology, 1-10.

Cassanelli, P.M.; Cladouchos, M.L.; Macedo, G.F.; Sifonios, L.; Giaccardi, L.I.; Gutiérrez, M.L.; Gravielle, M.C.; Wikinski, S. (2015). Working memory training triggers delayed chromatin remodeling in the mouse corticostriatothalamic circuit. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry60, 93-103.

Caudal, D.; Alvarsson, A.; Bjorklund, A.; Svenningsson, P. (2015). Depressive-like phenotype induced by AAV-mediated overexpression of human a-synuclein in midbrain dopaminergic neurons. Experimental Neurology, 273, 243-252

Chakraborty, N.; Meyerhoff, J.; Gautam, A.; Muhie, S.; Jibitu, M.; De Lima, T.C.M.; Hammamieh, R. Jett, M. (2015). Gene and stress history interplay in emergence of PTSD-like features. Behavioural Brain Research, 292, 266-277

Chalimoniuk, M.; Chrapusta, S.J.; Lukacova, N.; Langfort, J. (2015). Endurance training upregulates the nitric oxide/soluble guanylyl cyclase/cyclic guanosine 3’,5’-momophosphate pathway in the striatum, midbrain and cerebellum of male rats. Brain Research, doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2015.05.020

Chao, R.; Marcia-Vazquez, G.; Zalama, E.; Gomez-Garcia-Bermeje, J.; Peran, J.-R. (2015). Automated tracking of drosophila specimens. Sensors, 15, 19369-19392, doi: 10.3390/s150819369

Chatterjee, P.; Padmanarayana, M.; Abdullah, N.; Holman, C.L.; Tanguay, R.L.; Johnson, C.P. (2015). Otoferlin deficiency in zebrafish results in defects in balance and hearing: rescue of the balance and hearing phenotype with full-length and truncated forms of mouse otoferlin. Molecular and Cellular Biology, doi:10.1128/MCB.01439-14.

Chen, J.; Li, S.; Sun, W.; Li, J. (2015). Anti-diabetes drug pioglitazone ameliorates synaptic defects in ad transgenic mice by inhibiting cyclin-dependent kinase5 activity. Plose one, 10(4):4 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123864

Chen, T.H.; Wu, Y.T.; Ding, W.H. (2015). UV-filter benzophenone-3 inhibits agonistic behavior in male siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens). Exotoxicology, doi: 10.1007/s10646-015-1588-4

Chen, X.; Cao H.; Saraf, A.; Zweifel, L.S.; Storm, R.D. (2015). Overexpression of the Type 1 Adenylyl Cyclase in the Forebrain Leads to Deficits of Behavioral Inhibition. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(1), 339-351.

Choi, J-K.; Zhu, A.; Jenkins, B.G.; Hattori, S.; Kil, K-E.; Takagi, T.; Ishii, S.; Miyakawa, T.; Brownell, A-L. (2015). Combined behavioral studies and in vivo imaging of inflammatory response and expression of mGlu5 receptors in schnurri-2 knockout mice. Neuroscience Letters, 609, 159-164

Chung, W.; Park, S.; Hong, J.; Park, S.; Lee, S.; Heo, J.; Kim, D.; Ko, Y. (2015). Sevoflurane exposure during the neonatal periode induces long-term memory impairment but not autism-like behaviors. Pediatric Anesthesia, doi: 10.1111/pan.12694

Cline, B.H.; Costa-Nunes, J.P.; Cespuglio, R.; Markova, N.; Santos, A.I.; Bukhman, Y.V.; Kabutiev, A.; Steinbusch, H.W.M.; Lesch, K.P.; Strekalova, T. (2015). Dicholine succinate, the neuronal insulin sensitizer, normalizes behavior, REM sleep, hippocampla pGSK3 beta and mRNAs of NMDA receptor subunits in mouse models of depression. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00037.

Crosby, E.B.; Bailey, J.M.; Oliveri, A.N.; Levin, E.D. (2015). Neurobehavioral impairments caused by developmental imidacloprid exposure in zebrafish. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 49, 81-90

Cunningham, J.J.; Orr, E.; Lothian, B.C.; Morgen, J.; Brebner, K. (2015). Effects of fendiline on cocaine-seeking behavior in the rat. Psychopharmacology, 232, 4401-4410

Cutuli, D.; Caporali, P.; Gelfo, F.; Angelucci, F.; Laricchiuta, D.; Foti, F.; De Bartolo, P.; Bisicchia, E.; Molinari, M.; Vecchioli, S.F.; Petrosini, L. (2015). Pre-reproductive maternal enrichment influences rat maternal care and offspring developmental trajectories: behavioral performances and neuroplasticity correlates. Frontier in Behavioral Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00066.

Cymerblit-Sabba, A.; Zubedat, S.; Aga-Mizrachi, S.; Biady, G.; Nakhash, B.; Ganel, S.R.; Shapira, B.; Grinstein, D.; Avital, A. (2015). Mapping the development trajectory of stress effects: pubescence as the risk window. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 52, 168-175.

D’Andrea, I.; Fardella, V.; Fardella, S.; Pallante, F.; Ghigo, A.; Lacobucci, R.; Maffei, A.; Hirsch, E.; Lembo, G.; Carnevale, D. (2015). Lack of kinase-independent activity of PI2ky in locus coeruleus induces ADHD symptoms through increased CREB signaling. EMBO Molecular Medicine, doi: 10.15252/emmm.201404697

Dimatelis, J.J.; Vermeulen, I.M.; Bugarith, K.; Stein, D.J.; Russell, V.A. (2015). Female rats are resistant to developing the depressive phenotype induced by maternal separation stress. Metabolic Brain Disease, doi: 10.1007/s11011-015-9723-8

Eisenhardt, M.; Leixner, S.; Lujan, R.; Spanagel, R.; Bilbao, A. (2015). Glutamate receptors within the mesolimbic dopamine system mediate alcohol relapse behavior. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(47), 15523-15538

Evans, D.R.; McArthur, S.L.; Bailey, J.M.; Church, J.S.; Reudink, M.W. (2015). A high-accuracy, time-saving method for extracting nest watch data from video recordings. Journal of Ornithlogy, 156, 1125-1129

Fan, X.-W.; Chen, F.; Chen, Y.; Chen, G.-H.; Liu, H.-H.; Guan, S.-K.; Deng, Y.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, S.-J.; Peng, W.-J.; Jian, G.-L.; Wu, K.-L. (2015). Electroacupuncture prevents cognitive impairments by regulating the early changes after brain irradiation in rats. PLoS ONE, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122087.

Fedosova, E.A.; Sarkisova, K.Y.; Kudrin, V.S.; Nerkevich, V.B.; Bazyan, A.S. (2015). Behavioral and neurochemical characteristics of two months old WAG/Rij rats with genetic absence epilepsy. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neurology, 3(2), 32-44

Felix-Ortiz, A.C.; Burgos-Robles, A.; Bhagat, N.D.; Leppla, C.A.; Tye, K.M. (2015). Bidirectional modulation of anxiety-related and social behaviors by amygdala projections to the medial prefrontal cortex. Neuroscience, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.07.041

Ferrari, S.; Millot, S.; Leguay, D.; Chatain, B.; Bégout, M.-L. (2015). Consistency in European seabass coping styles: a life history approach. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2015.03.006.

Filova, B.; Malinova, M.; Babickova, J.; Tothova, L.; Ostatnikova, D.; Celec, P.; Hodosy, J. (2015). Effects of testosterone and estradiol on anxiety and depressive-like behavior via a non-genomic pathway. Neuroscience Bulletin, doi:10.1007/s12264-014-1510-8.

Galan-Arriero, I.; Avila-Martin, G.; Ferrer-Donato, A.; Gomez-Soriano, J.; Piazza, S.; Taylor, J. (2015). Early treatment with UR13870, a novel inhibitor of p38a mitogenous activated protein kinase, prevents hyperreflexia and anxiety behaviors, in the spared nerve injury model of neuropathic pain. Neuroscience Letters, 604, 69-74

Garbe, D.S.; Bollinger, W.L.; Vigderman, A.; Masek, P.; Gertowski, J.; Sehgal, A.; Keene, A.C. (2015). Context-specific comparison of sleep acquisition systems in drosophila. Biology Open, doi: 10.1242/bio.013011

Garcia-Cambero, J.P.; Garcia-Cortes, H.; Valcarcel, Y.; Catala, M. (2015). Environmental concentrations of the cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine induced sublethal toxicity in the development of plants but not in a zebrafish embryo-larval model. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 300, 866-872

Giniatullina, A.; Maroteaux, G.; Geerts, C.J.; Koopmans, B.; Loos, M.; Klaassen, R.; Chen, N.; Schors, van der, R.C.; Nierop, van, P.; Li, K.W.; Jong, de, J.; Altrock, W.D.; Cornelisse, L.N.; Toonen, R.F.; Sluis, van der S.; Sullivan, P.F.; Stiedl, O.; Posthuma, D.; Smit, A.B.; Groffen, A.J.; Verhage, M. (2015). Functional characterization of the PCLO p.Ser4814Ala variant associated with major depressive disorder reveals cellular but not behavioral differences. Neuroscience, 300, 518-538

Glasper, E.R.; Hyer, M.M.; Katakam, J.; Harper, R.; Ameri, C.; Wolz, T. (2015). Fatherhood contributes to increased hippocampal spine density and anxiety regulation in california mice. Brain and Behavior, doi: 10.1002/brb3.416

Glazer, L.; Hahn, M.E.; Aluru, N. (2015). Delayed effects of developmental exposure to low levels of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist 33,3, 44,4, 5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB126) on adult zebrafish behavior. Neurotoxicology, doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2015.11.012

Goldman, J.G.; Wood, J.N. (2015). An automated controlled-rearing method for studying the origins of movement recognition in newly hatched chicks. Animal Cognition, doi: 10.1007/s10071-015-0839-3.

Golub, H.M.; Zhou, Q-G.; Zucker, H.; McMullen, M.R.; Kokiko-Cochran, O.N.; Ro, E.J.; Nagy, L.E.; Suh, H. (2015). Chronic alcohol exposure is associated with decreased neurogenesis, aberrant integration of newborn neurons, and congnitive dysfunction in female mice. Alcoholism Clinical & Experimental Research, 39(10), 1967-1977 

Goursaud, S.; Schäfer, S.; Dumont, A.O.; Vergouts, M.; Gallo, A.; Desmet, N.; Deumens, R.; Hermans, E. (2015). The anti-inflammatory peptide stearyl-norleucine-VIP delays disease onset and extends survival in a rat model of inherited amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Experimental Neurology, 263, 91-101.

Griebel. G.; Pichat, P.; Beeské, S.; Leroy, T.; Redon, N.; Jacquet, A.; Françon, D.; Bert, L.; Even, L.; Lopez-Grancha, M.; Tolstykh, T.; Sun, F.; Yu, Q. Brittain, S.; Arlt, H.; He, T.; Zhang, B.; Wiederschain, D.; Bertrand, T.; Houtmann, J.; Rak, A.; Vallée, F.; Michot, N.; Augé, F.; Menet, V.; Bergis, O.E.; George, P.; Avenet, P.; Mikol, V.; Didier, M.; Escoubet, J. (2015). Selective blockage of the hydrolysis of the endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoylglycerol impairs learning and memory performance while producing antinociceptive activity in rodents. Scientific Reports5, 07642.

Groneberg, A.H.; Herget, U.; Ryu, S.; DeMarco, R. (2015). Positive taxis and sustained responsiveness to water motions in larval zebrafish. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, doi:10.3389/fncir.2015.00009.

Gruen, M.E.; Case, B.C.; Foster, M.L.; Lazarowski, L.; Fish, R.E.; Landsberg, G.; DePuy, V.; Dorman, D.C.; Sherman, B.L. (2015). The use of an open field model to assess sound-induces fear and anxiety associated behaviors in labrador retrievers. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 10.1016/j.jveb.2015.03.007.

Hamza, M.M.; Rey, S.A.; Hilber, P.; Arabo, A.; Collin, T.; Vaudry, D.; Burel, D. (2015). Early disruption of extracellular pleiotrophin distribution alters cerebellar neuronal circuit development and function. Molecular Neurobiology, doi: 10.1007/s12035-015-9450-5

Hasenbein, S.; Connon, R.E.; Lawler, S.P.; Geist, J. (2015). A comparison of the sublethal and lethal toxicity of four pesticides in Hyalella azteca  and Chironomus dilutusEnvironmental Science and Pollution Research, doi:10.1007/s11356-015-4374-1.

Heredia, L.; Bellés, M.; Llovet, M.I.; Domingo, J.L.; Linares, V. (2015).Neurobehavioral effects of concurrent exposure to cesium-137 and paraquat during neonatal development in mice. Toxicology, 329, 73-79.

Holguin, A.V.; Rangel, G.; Clavijo, V.; Prada, C.; Mantilla, M.; Gomez, M.C.; Kutter, E.; Taylor, C.; Fineran, P.C.; Barrios, A.F.G.; Vives, M.J. (2015). Phage Pan70, a putative temperate phage, controls pseudomonas aeruginaso in planktonic, biofilm and burn mouse model assays. Viruses, 7, 4602-4623, doi: 10.3390/v7082835

Horii, Y.; Kawaguchi, M. (2015). Higher detection sensitivity of anxiolytic effects of diazepam by ledge-free open arm with opaque walled closed arm elevated plus maze in male rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 294, 131-140

Hovens, I.B.; Leeuwen, van, B.L.; Nyakas, C.; Heineman, E.; Zee, van der E.A.; Schoemaker, R.G. (2015). Prior infection exacerbates postoperative cognitive dysfunction in aged rats. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00002.2015.

Hu, F.; Nie, L-J.; Fu, S-J. (2015). Information dynamics in the interaction between a prey and a predator fish. Entropy, 17(10), 7230-7241.

Huynh, T.N.; Shah, M.; Koo, S.Y.; Faraud, K.S.; Santini, E.; Klann, E. (2015). eIF4E/Fmr1 double mutant mice display cognitive impairment in addition to ASD-like behaviors. Neurobiology of Disease, 83, 67-74

Ihalainen, J.; Savolainen, K.; Hiltunen, J.; Tanila, H.; Forsberg, M.M. (2015). Comparison of phencyclidine-induces deficits in Morris water maze task and its reversal van sertindolebetween Wistar and Lister hooded rats. University of Eastern Finland, poster. 

Ingram, E.M.; Augustin, J.; Ellis, M.D.; Siegfried, B.D. (2015). Evaluating sub-lethal effects of orchard-applied pyrethroids using video-tracking software to quantify honey bee behaviors. Chemosphere, 135, 272-277

James, E.J.; Gu, J.; Ramirez-Vizcarrondo, C.M.; Hasan, M.; Truszkowski, T.L.S.; Tan, Y.; Oupracanh, P.M.; Khakhalin, A.S.; Aizenman, C.D. (2015). Calproate-induced neurodevelopmental deficits in Xenopus laevis tadpoles. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35(7), 3218-3229.

Janssen, C.I.F.; Zerbi, V.; Mutsaers, M.P.C.; Jochems, M.; Vos, C.A.; Vos, J.O.; Berg, B.M.; Tol, van, E.A.F.; Gross, G.; Jouni, Z.E.; Heerschap, A.; Kiliaan, A.J. (2015). Effect of perinatally supplemented flavonoids on brain structure, circulation, cognition, and metabolism in C57BL/6j mice. Neurochemistry International, 89, 157-169

Jennings, J.H.; Ung, R.L.; Resendez, S.L.; Stamatakis, A.M.; Taylor, J.G.; Huang, J.; Veleta, K.; Kantak, P.A.; Aita, M.; Shilling-Scrivo, K.; Ramakrishnan, C.; Deisseroth, K.; Otte, S.; Stuber, G.D. (2015). Visualizing hypothalamic network dynamics for appetitive and consummatory behaviors. Cell, 160, 516-527. Read about this study on our blog

Jiang, B.; Huang, C.; Chen, X.-F.; Tong, L.-J.; Zhang, W. (2015). Tetramethylpyrazine produces antidepressant-like effects 1 in mice through 2 promotion of BDNF signaling pathway. The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, doi:10.1093/ijnp/pyv010.

Jiang, H.; Kim, H.G.; Park, Y. (2015). Alternatively spliced orcokinin isoforms and their functions in tribolium castaneum. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 65, 1-9

Jolles, J.W.; Boogert, N.J.; Bos, van den, R. (2015). Seks differences in risk-taking and associative learning in rats. Royal Society Open Science, doi: 10.1098/rsos.150485.

Kang, M.; Ryu, H-H.; Lee, Y-S. (2015). Comparisons of behavior and synaptic plasticity among three C57BL/6 substrains. Animal Cells and Systems, 19(3), 181-187

Kaur, K.; Simon, A.; Chauhan, V.; Chauhan, A. (2015). Effect of bisphenol A on Drosophila melanogaster behavior – a new model for the studies of neurodevelopmental disorders. Behavioural Brain Research, article in press, doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.02.001. Read about this study on our blog. 

Kemppainen, S.; Lindholm, P.; Galli, E.; Lahtinen, H-M.; Koivisto, H.; Hamalainen, E.; Saarma, M. Tanila, H. (2015). Cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor improves long-term memory in APP/PS1 transgenic mice modeling Alzheimer’s disease as well as in wild-type mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 291, 1-11

Kim, J.; An, B.; Kim, J.; Park, S.; Park, S.; Hong, I.; Lee, S.; Park, K.; Choi, S. (2015). mGluR2/3 in the lateral amygdala is required for fear extinction: cortical input synapses onto the lateral amygdala as a target site of the mGluR2/3 action. Neuropsychopharmacology, 40, 2916-2928

Kim, Y.; Kim, S.H.: Kim, K.H.; Chae, S.; Kim, C.; Kim, J.; Shin, H-S.; Lee, M-S.; Kim, D. (2015). Age-dependent gait abnormalities in mice lacking the Rnf170 gene linked to human autosomal-dominant sensory ataxia. HMG Advance Access

Kogan, J.H.; Gross, A.K.; Featherstone, R.E.; Shin, R.; Chen, Q.; Heusner, C.L.; Adachi, M.; Lin, A.; Walton, N.M.; Miyoshi, S.; Miyake, S.; Tajinda, K.; Ito, H.; Siegel, S.J.; Matsumoto, M. (2015). Mouse model of chromosome 15q13.3 microdeletion syndrome demonstrates features related to autism spectrum disorder. The journal of Neuroscience, 35(49), 16282-16294

Kugelman, T.; Zuloaga, D.G.; Weber, S.; Raber, J. (2015). Post-training gamma irradiation-enhanced contextual fear memory associated with reduced neuronal activation of the infralimbic cortex. Behavioural Brain Research, 298, 11-11.

Kung, T.S.; Richardson, J.R.; Cooper, K.R.; White, L.A. (2015). Developmental deltamethrin exposure causes persistent changes in dopaminergic gene expression, neurochemistry, and locomotor activity in zebrafish. Toxicological Sciences.

Kwak, C.; Lim, C-S.; Kaang, B-K. (2015). Assessments of cognitive abilities in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease with a touch screen test. Behavioural Brain Research, doi: 10-1016/j.bbr.2015.12.016

Kwon, K.J.; Lee, E.J.; Kim, M.K.; Jeon, S.J.; Choi, Y.Y.; Shin, C.Y.; Han, S.H. (2015). The potential role of melatonin on sleep depriviation-induced cognitive impairments: implication of FMRP on cognitive function. Neuroscience, 301, 403-414

Laguna, A.; Schintu, N.; Nobre, A.; Alvarsson, A.; Volakakis, N.; Jacobsen, J.K.; Gomez-Galan, M.; Sopova, E.; Joodmardi, E.; Yoshitake, T.; Deng, Q.; Kehr, J.; Ericson, J.; Svenningsson, P.; Shupliakov, O.; Perlmann, T. (2015). Dopaminergic control of autophagic-lysosomal function implicates Lmx1b in parkinson’s disease. Nature Neuroscience, doi: 10.1038/nn.4004

Laham, S.E.; Moore, P.A. (2015). Olfactory sampling recovery following sublethal copper exposure in the rusty crayfish, orconectes rusticus. Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 95, 441-446

Lapish, C.C.; Balaguer-Ballerster, E.; Seamans, J.K.; Phillips, A.G.; Durstewitz, D. (2015). Amphetamine Exerts Dose-Dependent Changes in Prefrontal Cortex Attractor Dynamics during Working Memory. The journal of Neuroscience, 35(28), 10172-87. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2421-14.2015.

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