Neurobio Theses

Class of 2013 Neurobiology Thesis Prize Winners (front left: Mr. Chris Devine - Hoopes Prize; front right: Ms. Emily Breslow - Dowling Prize)

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Neurobio Theses 2013

2013 List of Theses

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Exceptional Theses
2013
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Anxiety and Future Thinking: Effects of Emotion on Repeated and Alternative Episodic Future Event Simulation Daniel L. Schacter  

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Association of Socioeconomic Status with Prefrontal Cortical Thickness and Subcortical Volumes in Children and Adolescents Margaret Sheridan  

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A behavioral and electrophysiological study of social and nonsocial orienting in children at-risk for ASD Charles A. Nelson  

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Behavioral cues as triggers for aggression in Drosophila melanogaster Edward A. Kravitz  

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Characterizing transcriptional regulation of the DYT6 dystonia gene, THAP1 Cristopher Bragg  

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Clinical and neuropsychological correlates of diffusion tensor imaging indices in first-episode schizophrenia

Martha E. Shenton
 

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Discovering The Development Of The Blood Brain Barrier: Visualizing Gene Expression
Chenghua Gu  

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Early detection of Preclinical Alzheimer’s disease with the Face Name Associative Memory Exam
Dorene M. Rentz
 

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The Effect of Striatal Deep-Brain Stimulation on Cognitive Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury
Emad Eskandar
 

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The Effects of Early Institutionalization on Emotional Face Processing

Charles A. Nelson
 

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Effects of Soluble Amyloid- [beta] Peptides on Transmission and Plasticity in the Hippocampus

Venkatesh N. Murthy
 

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Exploring Multisensory Facilitation Using Functional Connectivity MRI in Humans Randy Lee Buckner  

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Fish food: neuromodulatory systems involved with feeding behaviors in larval zebrafish Florian Engert  

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Investigating the fidelity of axolotl forebrain regeneration Jeffrey Macklis  

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Investigating the role of the lateral habenula in reinforcement learning
Naoshige Uchida
 

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2013
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Mapping the Brain’s Connections to Midbrain Dopamine Neurons Using Modified Rabies Virus in Transgenic Mice Naoshige Uchida  

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Meditate to Create: A Neurobiological View on the Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Creativity Sara Lazar  

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Neuro-Development in Post-Fontan Adolescents Michael J. Rivkin  

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Observational Learning of Complex Procedural Tasks in Octopus Vulgaris Florian Engert  

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Oncogenic Properties of an Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutant in Glioblastoma Multiforme Matthew Meyerson  

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Optogenetic control of hippocampal oscillations Sydney Cash  

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Organization of Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons in Larval Zebrafish Florian Engert  

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The role of ionic zinc in neuronal cell death and regeneration after axonal injury Larry I. Benowitz  

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The Role of Posttranslational Modifications in the Regulation of the Stability and Function of the Survival of Motor Neuron Protein in Response to Oxidative Stress Lee L. Rubin  

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Role of RalA and RalB in the Mammalian Hippocampus Thomas L. Schwarz  

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Sensitivity of the Human Circadian Clock to Phase-Resetting Stimuli: Interactions of Melatonin, Light, and Sleep Elizabeth B. Klerman  

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Spatial memory development: a behavioral and electrophysiological study Charles A. Nelson  

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TorsinA assists in the folding and secretion of wild-type 1-antitrypsin Xandra O. Breakefield  

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A Unified Model for a Functional Algorithm Underlying Behaviors of the Cerebellum and Cerebellum-Like Structures Florian Engert  

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Vascular, Astrocyte, and Microglial Involvement in Cerebral Malaria Ryan Carroll  

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Visualizing the functional integration of newborn granule cells in the adult mouse olfactory bulb by long-term in vivo imaging Venkatesh N. Murthy  

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Neurobio Theses 2012

2012 List of Theses

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Exceptional Theses
2012
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Aberrant development of parvalbumin inhibitory circuits underlies cortical dysfunction in Rett Syndrome

Michela Fagiolini

 

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Abnormalities in Neural Structures of Attention and their Relation to Impaired Social and Role Functioning in Schizophrenia

Christine Hooker  

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Alterations in Excitatory Input to Retinal Ganglion Cells in DBA/2J Glaucoma and Optic Nerve Crush Mouse Models

Tatjana Jakobs  

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An Investigation of Bilateral Innervation by the Facial Nerve on the Interscutularis Muscle

Jeff W. Lichtman  

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BTC family proteins as critical controls over cortical projection neuron development

Jeffrey Macklis  

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The contribution of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor to the generation and maintenance of inflammatory pain

Clifford Woolf  

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Development of the Implicit Learning Mechanism in Children: An fMRI Study Margaret Sheridan  

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Directed Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Hypothalamic Arcuate Nucleus Neurons
Chad Cowan  

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Downstream effects of mTOR hyperactivation in Tsc2-deficient neurons increase Eph receptor degradation Mustafa Sahin  

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Dreaming hinders overnight motor skill improvement in extended learning while high-frequency spindle activity predicts such improvement in the short-term Robert Stickgold  

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The Effect of Firing State on Gap Junction Strength in the Thalamic Reticular Nucleus Carole Landisman  

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Emotional Experiences during Motor Task Acquisition and their Relationship to Sleep-Dependent Learning, Task-Related Dreaming, and Sleep Architecture Robert Stickgold  

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2012
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Epigenetic Pathways in Zebrafish Hair Cell Regeneration Zheng-Yi Chen  

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Evidence for Neuroplasticity after Neurocognitive Training in Individuals At Risk for Developing Psychosis Christine Hooker  

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Examining the Role of the mu-crystallin gene Crym in oxidative stress metabolism and connectivity in the CNS
Paola Arlotta  

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2012
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Exploring the brain's potential for an immune response to metastases
Lois Lampson  

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How Abstractions Affect Image Discrimination in Monkeys Margaret Livingstone  

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Identifying Neural Substrates of GSK-3 Involved in Neuroplasticity and Mood Regulation Stephen J. Haggarty  

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Improving Detection of fMRI-based Brain Activity in Addiction Networks: Methods and Application to Nicotine Addiction Anne Eden Evins  

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The Influence of the Median Raphe on Hippocampal Theta Oscillations as Revealed by Electrophysiology and Optogenetics Bernat Kocsis  

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Investigating the use of Electroencephalography (EEG) as a diagnostic tool in the predictor of ADHD in early childhood Margaret Sheridan  

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Maternal separation effects in GABA-deficient GAD65 KO mice Takao Hensch  

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Neural responses to facial expressions of emotion: A comparison study in three developmental populations Charles A. Nelson  

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A novel model of social defeat: The divergent effects of lithium, valproic acid, and resveratrol in Drosophila melanogaster Edward A. Kravitz  

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NKCC1 Expression on Oligodendrocytes During Development and Following Perinatal Hypoxia-Ischemia: Conferring Vulnerability to Periventricular Leukomalacia? Frances E. Jensen  

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Optical control of behavior in the trained mouse: Neuronal processing examined through psychometric slope and reaction time John Maunsell  

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Quantitative behavioral analysis of central brain circuits for light avoidance in Drosophila larvae Aravi Samuel  

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Searching for molecular markers of feedback neurons in mouse visual cortex Richard T. Born  

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Significance of the putative dsRNA transporter SidT2 in mammalian behavior Craig P. Hunter  

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Sleep and Ecological Memory Robert Stickgold  

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Sleep and Motor Memory Robert Stickgold  

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A study of ERP response in word recognition by toddlers at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Charles A. Nelson  

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Studying the role of the striatum in a DARPP-32 Tsc1 mouse model of autism Mustafa Sahin  

Transdifferentiation of Nociceptive Neurons from Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts 

Clifford Woolf

Using Brain Electrical Source Analysis (BESA) to Localize Areas of Development of Face Processing in Infants at Risk for Developing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Charles A. Nelson

Visual Function in the Neuroligin-3 R451C Autism Mouse Model Michela Fagiolini


Weight of Reward: The Neurobiology of Deception

Joshua Greene

Why Plasticity Matters: The Effects of Music Exposure during a “Critical Period” of Anxiety Circuit Development

Takao Hensch 

* Neurobiology theses are located at BL Rm1082 16 Divinity Ave. Cambridge

Neurobio Theses 2011

2011 List of Theses

REFERENCE NUMBER TITLE LAB DIRECTOR ABSTRACT

Exceptional Theses
2011
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A Psychophysical Analysis of contrast sensitivity through visual change detection behavior in the mouse

John Maunsell PsychophysicalAnalysisMouse

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Genetic programs downstream of Ctip2 regulating development of corticospinal motor neurons and medium spiny neurons

Jeffrey Macklis Geneticprograms

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Spatial Organization of Neocortical Myelinated Axons at the Ultrastructural Level

Jeff Lichtman SpatialOrganization

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Neuropeptide function in larval zebrafish: The Role of Cholecystokinin in anxiety-related behavior

Alexander Schier Neuropeptidefunction

Exceptional Theses
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Visualizing TRN synchrony: Developing a protocol for studying gap junction coupled cells and their plasticity

Carole Landisman VisualizingTRN

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2011
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Characterization of Dopaminergic Neurons in the Rodent Olfactory Bulb in vivo

Venkatesh Murthy DopaminergicNeurons

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2011
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Relations Between Associative Processing and Mood: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Evidence in Patients with Major Depressive Discorder and Healthy Controls

Moshe Bar RelationsBetweenAssociative

Neurobiology Theses
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Spatial Discounting in the Domestic Dog: Examining a novel behavioral model system for economic decision making

Florian Engert SpatialDiscounting

Neurobiology Theses
2011
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Connectivity between motor Learning-Associated Brain areas in the rat: an interactive map

Bence Ölveczky Connectivitybetweenmotor

Neurobiology Theses
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Using the RCG-5 cell model for the study of RGC development and regeneration

Dong Feng Chen UsingtheRCG

Neurobiology Theses
2011
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Effect of APOE Allelic Variation on Default Network in Young Adults

Randy Buckner EffectofAPOE

Neurobiology Theses
2011
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Characterizing the Ethological Function of Individual Vomeronasal Receptors

Catherine Dulac CharacterizingtheEthological

Neurobiology Theses
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Comprehensive Identification of direct inputs into midbrain Dopamine Neurons using modified rabies virus.

Naoshige Uchida ComprehensiveIdentification

Neurobiology Theses
2011
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The optokinetic response and horizontal cell connectivity of the nof mutant zebrafish

John Dowling Optokineticresponse

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A role for the Ubiquitin Proteasome System in Modulating the Strength of Electrotonic Synapses in the Mammalian Thalamus

Carole Landisman UbiquitinProteasome

Neurobiology Theses
2011
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Investigating the role of 5-HT1B serotonin receptors in aggression in Drosophila melanogaster

Edward Kravitz Investigatingtheroleof5

N.T. 2011
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Assessing the therapeutic and side-effect profiles of antipsychotic drugs in Sprague-Dawley rats

S. Barak Caine Assessingthetherapeuticandside

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Hey, that's not my bed!: The effects of sleep environment on sleep-dependent memory consolidation

Robert Stickgold Heythatsnotmybed

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Impact of chronic sleep deprivation on pain thresholds in the mouse

Clifford Woolf Impactofchronicsleepdeprivation

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Inosine enhances anatomical reorganization and functional outcome following spinal cord injury

Larry Benowitz Inosineenhances

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Neural correlates of paired associate learning in development

Margaret Sheridan Neuralcorrelates

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The iPS Connection: Bridging the Gap Between Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Clinical Disease Pathology with a Novel, Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-based Assay of A secretion

Tracy Young-Pearse TheiPSConnection

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Building a Behavioral Map of Dopamine Subcircuits in Drosophila

Ed Kravitz BuildingaBehavioralMap

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Categorizing Cell Types of the Mammalian Organ of Corti: deepCAGE and the Effect of Pax2-Sox2 Synergy on Atoh-1 Expression

Albert Edge CategorizingCellTypes

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Effects of Counterfactual Thinking on Source Monitoring during Memory Retrieval

Daniel Schacter EffectsofCounterfactualThinking

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The Art of Perception: Exploring Differences in the Aesthetic Experience of Abstract and Representational Paintings

Cees van Leeuwen TheArtofPerception

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Neurobiology of Economic Decision Making: The Influence of Confidence on Delay Discounting

Naoshige Uchida NeurobiologyofEconomicDecision

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Evaluating developmental differences in the neural correlates of executive functioning: an fMRI study

Margaret Sheridan Evaluatingdevelopmentaldifferences

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Modeling neuroimmunel communication after peripheral nerve injury

Joachim Scholz Modelingneuroimmune

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Neural Activation during Task Performance Predicts Practice-Based and Off-line Behavioral Improvement

Dara Manoach NeuralActivation

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The role of Exchange Protien Directly Activiated by cAMP (Epac) in the Mst3b Pathway Leading to Cortical Cell Axon Outgrowth and Regeneration.

Nina Irwin ExchangeProtien

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The role of Semaophorin 5A within the Injured Adult Peripheral Nervous System

Clifford Woolf RoleofSemaphorin

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Mental Disorders and the Basal Ganglia dysfunction: Neural Mechanisms of interval timing in behaving mice

John Maunsell MentalDisorders

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Neurobio Theses 2010

2010 List of Theses

REFERENCE NUMBER TITLE LAB DIRECTOR ABSTRACT

Exceptional Neurobiology theses 2010 BL Rm.1082

Online probing of working memory increases precision but at the cost of a systematic bias

George Alvarez Onlineprobing

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Functional analysis of Alzheimer’s disease-associated UBQLN1 gene and its interactor DACH1

Rudolph E. Tanzi FunctionalanalysisofAlzheimer

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The Bug Eye Mutant Zebrafish Exhibits Visual Deficits That Arise With the Onset of an Enlarged Eye Phenotype.

John Dowling TheBugEyeMutant

Exceptional Neurobiology theses 2010
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Characterization of dopamine neuron activity in category learning based on ambiguity

Naoshige Uchida Characterizationofdopamine

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Modeling Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Abuse Co-morbidity in C57BL/6 Mice

William Carlezon Modelingposttraumatic

Exceptional Neurobiology theses 2010
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Effect of White Noise Exposure on the Mouse Auditory Thalamocortical Connections and the Presence of a Critical Period for Acoustic Sensitivity

Takao Hensch EffectofWhiteNoise

Neurobiology theses 2010
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Brain correlates of acupuncture-induced heart rate changes in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome patients and healthy controls – a combined autonomic and fMRI study

Vitaly Napadow Braincorrelates

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Developmental Patterns of EEG Frontal Alpha Asymmetry and their relation to Temperament in Infants at High-Risk for an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Charles Nelson DevelopmentalPatternsofEEG

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Histone Lysine Methylation and Neuronal Differentiation in the Developing Retina

Dong Feng Chen HistoneLysine

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Glioma Vaccination by Dendritic Cells pulsed with Virus-Infected Tumor Cells

Samuel Rabkin GliomaVaccination

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Role of Netrin-1 in Chick Inner Ear Development

Lisa Goodrich RoleofNetrin

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Environmental influences on neuronal circuitry in the mouse auditory cortex

Takao Hensch Environmentalinfluences

Neurobiology theses 2010 Vol.1
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The Search for a Vomeronasal Receptor Ligand
Mouse Vomeronasal Type 1 Receptors (VIRs) and Formyl Peptide Receptors (FPRs)

Stephen D. Liberles TheSearchforVomeronasalReceptor

Neurobiology theses 2010 Vol.1
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Cell Signaling Underlying Optic Nerve Regeneration

Larry Benowitz CellSignalingUnderlying

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Development of an automated head-fixed preparation to study the neuronal mechanism of motor learning in rodents

Bence Olveczky Developmentofanautomatedhead

Neurobiology theses 2010 Vol.2
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The Effect of Spatial Restrictions and Gustatory Receptor Mutations on D. Melanogaster Social Behavior

Edward Kravitz SpatialRestrictions

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“Walk this way, talk this way” Optimizing the directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells for a feeder-free cell culture model of Parkinson's Disease

Chad Cowan Walkthiswaytalkthisway

Neurobiology theses 2010 Vol.2
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Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of Pain: Structural and Biochemical Studies on Nociceptor Channel TRPA1, Ankyrin Repeat Domain

Rachelle Gaudet ExploringMechanismsofPain

Neurobiology theses 2010 Vol.2
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Treatment of Narcolepsy by gene therapy in mice lacking the orexin neurons

Thomas Scammell Treatmentofnarcolepsy

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Establishing the number of Glomeruli in the Mammalian Olfactory System (Meghan Galligan)

Rosalinda Segal Establishingthenumber

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Outflow Pathways of the Circadian Rhythm of Body Temperature

Clifford Saper OutflowPathways

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Imaging Neuronal Metabolism

Gary Yellen ImagingNeuronalMetabolism

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The cone horizontal cell connectivity of the adult nof zebrafish mutant

John Dowling Theconehorizontal

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From Viral Replications to Volume Reduction” Predictors of Morphometric Changes in the Brains of HIV-1 Infected Patients

Margaret Lentz FromViralReplications

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Temporary Retinoic Acid Deprivation Induces Microphthalmia in Zebrafish

John Dowling TemporaryRetinoic

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The Role of Conserved Positively Charged Residues at the Membrane-Cytosol Interface of Presenilin in Processive Proteolysis

Michael Wolfe TheRoleofConserved

Neurobiology theses 2010 Vol.3
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The novel selective full D3 receptor agonist PF 592,379 is not self-administered and does not engender the discriminative stimulus effects of cocaine.

Simon Caine No abstract available

Neurobiology theses 2010 Vol.3
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Can you Hear Me Now? The Effect of Early Auditory Environment on Perception and the Cortical Representation of Sounds.

Takao Hensch CanyouHearMeNow

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A Behavioral Assay for Neurophysiological Studies of Habituation in Larval Zebrafish

Florian Engert ABehavioralAssay

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Synaptic reorganization of multiple innervations in the medial nucleus of the trapezoid body

Jeff Lichtman Synapticreorganization

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An Analysis of Three-Dimensional Locomotion in Caenorhabditis elegans

Aravi Samuel Anaylsisofthreedimensional

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Characterization of Learned Motor Sequences in Rodents

Bence Ölveczky CharacterizationofLearnedMotor

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Neurobio Theses 2009

2009 List of Theses

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Exceptional Theses 2009
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Thermotactic Navigation and Behavioral Plasticity in Caenorhabditis elegans

Aravi Samuel ThermotacticNavigation

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Probing the Foundations of Inner Experience: Neuroimaging and Behavioral Evidence for the Role of the Brain’s Default Network in Internal Mentation

Randy Buckner ProbingtheFoundations

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Silverb, a gene expressed in the zebrafish retinal pigment epithelium, is required for normal retinal lamination and differentiation

John Dowling Silverb

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Characterization of premature axon branching in the developing mammalian peripheral Nervous system

Jeff Lichtman Prematureaxon

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A Role for Retinoid-related orphan receptor B (RORB) controls aspects of Somasensory Cortex Development

Jeffrey Macklis ARoleforRetinoid

NT 2008
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ALS: Altered Levels of Spliceforms in Models of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Tom Maniatis ALS

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Effect of Local TrkB Knockout on the Morphology of Adult-born Granule Cells and Periglomerular Cells in the Mouse Olfactory Bulb

Venki Murthy EffectofLocalTrkB

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The role of intrinsic properties and electrical synapses in the generation of rhythmic oscillations in the thalamic reticular nucleus

Carole Landisman Theroleofintrinsicproperties

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Stress hormone modulation of plasticity in the amygdala

Constantine Pavlides Stresshormone

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Activity-dependence of glutamate decarboxylase in dissociated culture of rat hippocampal neurons

Venki Murthy Activitydependenceofglutamate

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Analysis of the Role of Bhlhb5 and Prdm8 in Neural Development

Michael Greenberg AnalysisRoleofBhlhb5

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Towards an in vitro stem cell model for Alzheimer's Disease

Ole Isacson, TowardsForAlzheimer

NT 2008
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Neuronal Oscillation Abnormalities in a Rodent Model of Schizophrenia

Bernat Kocsis NeuronalOscillationAbnormalities

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Fighting Flier with Flier: Male Behavioral choice in Drosophila melanogaster

Ed Kravitz FightingFlier

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The interaction of sleep and emotion in enhancing reality monitoring

Robert Stickgold Theinteractionofsleep

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Using GFP-aequorin to study the role of serotonergic neurons in the dorsal raphe nuclei of larval zebrafish

Florian Engert UsingGFP

NT 2008
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Thermotactic Navigation and Behavioral Plasticity in Caenorhabditis elegans

Aravi Samuel No abstract available

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Neurobio Theses 2008

2008 List of Theses

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Exceptional Theses
2008
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Developmental Anatomy and Molecular Identity of Intra-telencephalic  Corticostriatal Projection Neurons

Jeffrey Macklis DevelopmentalAnatomy

Exceptional Theses
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Sleep and Learning and Memory in the Elderly

Robert Stickgold SleepandLearning

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Improving the “Brainbow” System for Multi-color Cellular Labeling using Epitope-Tags and Antibodies

Jeff Lichtman BrainbowSystem

NT 2008
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Role of Pheromone Input and Ultrasound Vocalizations in Regulating Mice Social Behaviors

Catherine Dulac No abstract available

NT 2008
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The Role of Broca’s Area in Syntactic Processing: Insight from Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

David Caplan BrocasArea

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Altered Glutamate Receptor Signaling in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Frances Jensen AlteredGlutamate

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Cellular delivery of tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) by mesenchymal stem cells inhibits tumor growth in an orthotopic glioma model

Rona Carroll Cellulardelivery

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Responses of the Mouse Vomeronasal Organ to Salivary Compounds

Catherine Dulac MouseVomeronasal

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Make Love, Not War: Octopamine Receptors and Behavioral Choice

Edward Kravitz No abstract available

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Synthesis and Evaluation of Helical Peptide Probes for Signal Peptide Peptidase, a Homolog of Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Presenilin; Evidence for a Substrate Docking Site

Michael Wolfe Synthesis

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A Cell-Based Model for Parkinson's Disease

Doug Melton Cell-BasedModel

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A Genomic Copy Number Variation Study in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Christopher Walsh AGenomicCopy

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The Effect of a Brief Daytime Nap on the Consolidation of Declarative Memory

Robert Stickgold BriefDaytimeNap

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Vocal Plasticity and Pattern Extraction in a Non-Human Primate

Marc Hauser VocalPlasticity

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Brain Anomalies in Del22q11 Syndrome

Christopher Walsh BrainAnomalies

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Egr1 expression and function during zebrafish retinal development

John Dowling Egr1

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Development and Regeneration of Hair Cells in the Anterior and Posterior Lateral Line Neuromasts of Zebrafish

John Dowling No abstract available

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The Neuronal Basis of the Mesencephalic Locomotor Region and its Role in Locomotion, Cataplexy, and Parkinson's Disease

Jun Lu TheNeuronalBasis

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Immediate early gene expression indicates olfactory sensory detection of physiologically relevant stimuli

Catherine Dulac Immediateearlygene

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Post-transcriptional Modification of AMPA Receptors Following Neonatal Seizure

Frances Jensen Post-transcriptionalModification

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Characterization of Melanopsin Expression in the Mammalian Epithelium

David Clapham CharacterizationofMelanopsin

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PAR-1 Suppression of Toxicity in a Drosophila Model of Tauopathy

Mel Feany PAR-1

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Role of Voltage-Grated Sodium Channel Nav1.2 in Dendrite Morphology and Synaptic Strength

Venkatesh Murthy RoleofVoltage-Gated

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Sleep Dependent Automation and Global Consolidation of Visual, Procedural Memory

Robert Stickgold SleepDependentAutomation

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Fluorescence Labeling Strategies Towards the Purification of Dopaminiergic Neurons From Heterogeneous Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cultures

Ole Isacson FluorescenceLabeling

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The effect and Background Motion on Visual Tracking in Humans (2000)

Richard Born No abstract available

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Temporal Discounting in Two Non-Human Primates, cotton-to tamarin (Saguinus Oedipus) and the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) (2004)

Marc Hauser TemporalDiscounting

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Fighting Flies: Characterizing Aggressive Behavior in Drosophila melanogaster and Exploring the Role of Dopamine Neurons Using the GL4/ Method (2003)

Edward Kravitz No abstract available

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Regulation of Programmed Cell Death in the Nervous System via Survival Signal Integration at the level of Bcl-2 Family Member Bad (2000)

Michael Greenberg RegulationofPro

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Behavioral and Molecular Studies of Social Dominance in the American Lobster, Homarus Amercanus (2001)

Ed Kravitz BehavioralandMolecular

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Automating Analysis of Behavior: Development of a Computer-Controlled Training Apparatus and its Application to the Investigation of Learning and Memory in planarians. (2006)

Michael Levin AutomatingAnalysis

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Memory over Time: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials that Recollection and Familiarity Represent Separate Neural Systems in the Brain. (2005)

Andrew Budson Memoryovertime

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A Characterization of Inducible Overexpression of myc-tagged p25 in Mice. (2005)

Li-Huei Tsai No abstract available

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The Logic of Pheromone Detection: Visualizing the Organization and Development of a Sensory Map in the Mouse Accessory Olfactory Bulb. (2003)

Catherine Dulac TheLogicofPheromone

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Identification and Characterization of Novel Neuropeptide Genes In the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. (2000)

Anne Hart No abstract available

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Effects of Perinatal Hypoxia Induced Seizures on Later Life Seizure Susceptibility and Neuronal Injury in the Developing Brain. (1999)

Frances Jensen PerinatalHypoxia

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The Morphological Types and Connectivity of Horizontal Cells Found in the Adult Zebrafish Retina (2006)

John Dowling MorphologicalTypes

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Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Hippocampal Volume during Development

Charles Nelson SocioeconomicStatus

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Ligand specificity of ABC transporters responsible for multi-drug resistance in Saccharmyces cerevisiae

Fritz Roth LigandABC

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