Here you will some examples of published research projects recently completed in the Neuroscience laboratories of Davidson College. Undergraduate Neuroscience students will often serve as co-authors to papers published by Neuroscience faculty.
Lom, B., & Cohen-Cory, S. (1999). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor differentially regulates retinal ganglion cell dendritic and axonal arborization in vivo. Journal of Neuroscience, 19, 9928-9938.
Lom, B., Hopker, V., McFarlane, S., Bixby, J., & Holt, C. (1998). Fibroblast growth factor receptor signaling in Xenopus retinal axon extension. Journal of Neurobiology, 37, 633-641.Smith, M.A., & Gray, J.D. (in press). Age-related differences in sensitivity to the antinociceptive effects of opioids in male rats: Influence of nociceptive intensity and intrinsic efficacy at the mu receptor. Psychopharmacology.
Smith, M.A., & Stoops, W.W. (in press). Sensitivity to the effects of sedative-hypnotics on motor performance: Influence of task difficulty and chronic phenobarbital administration. Behavioural Pharmacology.
Ramirez, J.J., Bulsara, K., Moore, S.C., Ruch, K., & Abrams, W. (1999). Progressive unilateral damage to the entorhinal cortex enhances synaptic efficacy of the crossed entorhinal afferent to dentate gyrus. The Journal of Neuroscience, 19:RC42, 1-6.
Ramirez, J.J., McQuilkin, M., Carrigan, T., MacDonald, K., & Kelley, M.S. (1996). Progressive entorhinal cortex lesions accelerate hippocampal sprouting and spare spatial memory in rats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 93, 15512-15517.
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