NIDA Center

2004 Presentations

In 2004 we had the following presentations (the research paper is also listed):

RPM 1/12/04 Dianne Lattemann
Mundinger TO, Mei Q, Figlewicz DP, Lernmark A, Taborsky GJ Jr. (2003) Impaired glucagon response to sympathetic nerve stimulation in the BB diabetic rat: effect of early sympathetic islet neuropathy. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 285:E1047-54; Figlewicz DP (2003) THE CNS PHYSIOLOGY OF FOOD REWARD: CURRENT INSIGHTS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS in Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology E. Stricker & S.C. Woods, Eds. Plenum Publishers, New York.

NIDA Training Grant Retreat 2/9/04 Current trainees each gave brief (15-20 min) presentations on their research to an audience of the mentors and other trainees. Speakers: Brandon Willis, Eiron Cudaback, Janet Lowe, Chris Kearn, Blair Hoplight, Claire Matson

RPM 3/22/04 Klaus Miczek
Klaus A. Miczek, Eric W. Fish, and Joseph F. De Bolda (2003) Social stress, persistent gene expression in corticolimbic pathways, and cocaine binges Neurosteroids, GABAA receptors, and escalated aggressive behavior. Hormones and Behavior 44: 42-257.     Herbert E. Covington III and Klaus A. Miczek (2001) Repeated social-defeat stress, cocaine or morphine: Effects on behavioral sensitization and intravenous cocaine self-administration "binges". Psychopharmacology 158:388-398.

RPM 4/19/04 Ken Mackie
Wetherington JP, Lambert NA. (2002) GABA(B) receptor activation desensitizes postsynaptic GABA(B) and A(1) adenosine responses in rat hippocampal neurones. J Physiol. 544:459-467.

RPM 5/17/04 Tom Hnasko
Kremer EJ. (2004) CAR chasing: canine adenovirus vectors-all bite and no bark? J Gene Med. 6 Suppl 1:S139-51.

RPM 6/14/04 Paul Amieux
Mills JC, Roth KA, Cagan RL, Gordon JI. (2001) DNA microarrays and beyond: completing the journey from tissue to cell. Nat Cell Biol. 3(8):E175-8.

RPM 9/27/04 Center Grant Steering Committee Review of Research Progress. 11AM - 1PM, Room 342 SCC

RPM 10/18/04 JP Jones
Heintz N. (2000) Analysis of mammalian central nervous system gene expression and function using bacterial artificial chromosome-mediated transgenesis. Hum Mol Genet. 9(6):937-43.

RPM 11/8/04 Carrie Heusner
Takahata R, Moghaddam B. (2003) Activation of glutamate neurotransmission in the prefrontal cortex sustains the motoric and dopaminergic effects of phencyclidine. Neuropsychopharmacology. 28(6):1117-24.     Adams B, Moghaddam B. (1998) Corticolimbic dopamine neurotransmission is temporally dissociated from the cognitive and locomotor effects of phencyclidine. J Neurosci. 18(14):5545-54.

RPM 12/6/04 Carol Ware
Ware CB, Siverts LA, Nelson AM, Morton JF, Ladiges WC. (2003) Utility of a C57BL/6 ES line versus 129 ES lines for targeted mutations in mice. Transgenic Res. 12(6):743-6.

Other research Seminars and program events:

Research Seminar: Paul Phillips (UNC), 1/6/04 "Subsecond Dopamine Dynamics in Physiology and Behavior."

Research Seminar: Krzysztof Palczewski (Univ Wash), 1/13/04 "A concept for G protein activation by G protein-coupled receptor dimers: the transducin/rhodopsin interface."

Research Seminar: George Kunos (NIAAA), 2/3/04 "Endocannabinoids: Novel Lipid Mediators with a Broad Range of Physiological Functions."

Research Seminar: Loren H. Parsons (Scripps), 2/3/04 "5-HT Receptor Subtypes and the Regulation of Drug-Taking Behavior."

Research Seminar: Jay McLaughlin (Univ Wash), 2/5/04 "Molecular Determinants of Addictive Behavior: The Role of Opioid Receptor Phosphorylation."

Research Seminar: Joshua Berke (Boston U), 2/10/04 "Dynamic Properties of Cortex-Basal Ganglia Circuits: Relationships to Decision-Making and Habit Learning."

Research Seminar: David Self (UT Southwestern Medical Center), 3/2/04 "Regulation of Addictive Behavior by Neuroadaptations in the Nucleus Accumbens."

Research Seminar: Klaus Miczek (Tufts), 3/22/04 "Impulsive choice and aggressive behavior: Serotonergic and GABAergic mechanisms."

Research Seminar: Ivan Diamond (UCSF), 3/30/04 "PKA Signaling in Alcoholism and Addiction: The Role of Adenosine and Beta Gamma Dimers."

Genome Sciences seminar: Jay Hirsh (Univ Virginia), 4/14/04 "Flies (& Mice) as Models for Studying Cocaine Response Pathways."

Dissertation Seminar: Lisa Ann Walter (Univ Wash), 6/1/04 "Cannabinoid Signaling in Glia."

Psychiatry's Annual Ripley Lecture: George Koob (Scripps), 6/10/04 "Corticotropin Releasing factor: a key to understanding the behavioral responses to stress."

Research Seminar: Tibor Harkany (The Karolinska Institute), 10/21/04 "BDNF-endocannabinoid interactions during interneuron differentiation: from subtype-elective interneuron cultures to GABAergic lesions."

Research Seminar: Ken Mackie (Univ Wash), 11/3/04 "Medical Applications of Cannabinoids."

Research Seminar: Phillip Leveque, 11/16/04 "Medical Marijuana for Pain Management."

Research Seminar: John Williams (Vollum Institute, OHSU), 11/17/04 "Synaptic inhibition of dopamine neurons."

Research Seminar: Allan I. Basbaum (UCSF), 11/18/04 "The Neurobiology of Pain: From Molecules to Circuits."

Research Seminar: Antonello Bonci (UCSF), 11/23/04 "Synaptic plasticity in the mesolimbic and mesocortical systems: implications for drug abuse."

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