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., Cogen, J., Lontock Sanchez, AY., Vu, T., Cohen-Cory, S. (2002). Local and target-derived brain-derived neurotrophic factor exert opposing effects on the dendritic arborization of retinal ganglion cells in vivo. Journal of Neuroscience, 22(17): 7639-49.
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.
Smith, M.A., & French, A.M. (2002). Age-related differences in sensitivity to the antinociceptive effects of kappa opioids in adult male rats. Psychopharmacology, 166: 255-264.Smith, M.A., & Gray, J.D. (2001). 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, 156: 445-453.
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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