Name Publication
Amy Lin

Hoftman, G., Forsyth, J., Mennigen, E., Lin, A., Sun, D., Vajdi, A., Kushan-Wells, L. and Bearden, C., 2020. Association of Human Supragranular Enriched Gene Expression With Cortical Thickness Patterns in 22q11. 2 Deletion Syndrome. Biological Psychiatry87(9), p.S366.

Lin, A., Vajdi, A., Kushan-Wells, L., Helleman, G., Hansen, L.P., Jonas, R.K., Jalbrzikowski, M., Kingsbury, L., Raznahan, A. and Bearden, C.E., 2020. Reciprocal copy number variations at 22q11. 2 produce distinct and convergent neurobehavioral impairments relevant for schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder. Biological Psychiatry.

Ching, C.R., Gutman, B.A., Sun, D., Villalon Reina, J., Ragothaman, A., Isaev, D., Zavaliangos-Petropulu, A., Lin, A., Jonas, R.K., Kushan, L. and Pacheco-Hansen, L., 2020. Mapping Subcortical Brain Alterations in 22q11. 2 Deletion Syndrome: Effects of Deletion Size and Convergence With Idiopathic Neuropsychiatric Illness. American Journal of Psychiatry, pp.appi-ajp.

Schleifer, C., Lin, A., Kushan, L., Ji, J.L., Yang, G., Bearden, C.E. and Anticevic, A., 2019. Dissociable disruptions in thalamic and hippocampal resting-state functional connectivity in youth with 22q11. 2 deletions. Journal of Neuroscience39(7), pp.1301-1319.

Villalon-Reina, J.E., Martínez, K., Qu, X., Ching, C.R.K., Nir, T., Kothapalli, D., Corbin, C., Sun, D., Lin, A…& Bearden, CE. 2019. Altered White Matter Microstructure in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: A Multi-Site Tensor Imaging Study. Molecular Psychiatry.

Sun, D., Ching, C.R., Lin, A., Forsyth, J.K., Kushan, L., Vajdi, A., Jalbrzikowski, M., Hansen, L., Villalon-Reina, J.E., Qu, X. and Jonas, R.K., 2018. Large-scale mapping of cortical alterations in 22q11. 2 deletion syndrome: convergence with idiopathic psychosis and effects of deletion size. Molecular psychiatry, pp.1-13.

Lin, A. Ching, C., Vajdi, A., Sun, D., Jonas, RK., Jalbrzikowski, M., Kushan-Wells, L., Pacheco-Hansen, L., Kriokorian, E., Gutman, B., Dokoru, D., Helleman, G., Thompson, P., Bearden, C.E.  2017. Mapping 22q11. 2 Gene Dosage Effects on Brain Morphometry. The Journal of Neuroscience, 3759-16.

Lin A, Vajdi A, Kushan-Wells L, et al. Reciprocal Copy Number Variations at 22q11.2 Produce Distinct and Convergent Neurobehavioral Impairments Relevant for Schizophrenia and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2020;88(3):260-272. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.12.028

Ana Sias

Thalamo-cortical network hyperconnectivity in preclinical progranulin mutation carriers.
Lee SE, Sias AC, Kosik EL, Flagan TM, Deng J, Chu SA, Brown JA, Vidovszky AA, Ramos EM, Gorno-Tempini ML, Karydas AM, Coppola G, Geschwind DH, Rademakers R, Boeve BF, Boxer AL, Rosen HJ, Miller BL, Seeley WW.
Neuroimage Clin. 2019;22:101751. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101751. Epub 2019 Mar 16.
PMID: 30921613

Antoni Kubicki

Variations in Hippocampal White Matter Diffusivity Differentiate Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy in Major Depression.
Kubicki A, Leaver AM, Vasavada M, Njau S, Wade B, Joshi SH, Loureiro J, Hellemann G, Woods RP, Espinoza R, Narr KL.
Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2019 Mar;4(3):300-309. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.11.003. Epub 2018 Nov 14.
PMID: 30658916

Bryce Bajar

Akin O.*, Bajar B.T.*, Keles M.F., Frye M.A., Zipursky S.L. Cell-type-specific patterned stimulus-independent neural activity in the developing Drosophila visual system during synapse formation. Neuron. 2019 Mar 6;101(5):894-904. PMID: 30711355 * These authors contributed equally.

Caitlin Aamodt

FoxP2 isoforms delineate spatiotemporal transcriptional networks for vocal learning in the zebra finch. Burkett ZD, Day NF, Kimball TH, Aamodt CM, Heston JB, Hilliard AT, Xiao X, White SA. Elife. 2018 Jan 23;7. pii: e30649. doi: 10.7554/eLife.30649. PMID: 29360038

Aamodt, Caitlin & Farias-Virgens, Madza & White, Stephanie. (2020). Birdsong as a window into language origins and evolutionary neuroscience. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 375. 20190060. 10.1098/rstb.2019.0060. 

Cassandra Meyer

Axonal damage in spinal cord is associated with gray matter atrophy in sensorimotor cortex in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Meyer CE, Gao JL, Cheng JY, Oberoi MR, Johnsonbaugh H, Lepore S, Kurth F, Thurston MJ, Itoh N, Patel KR, Voskuhl RR, MacKenzie-Graham A. Mult Scler. 2019 Mar 7:1352458519830614. doi: 10.1177/1352458519830614. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30843756

Estriol-mediated neuroprotection in multiple sclerosis localized by voxel-based morphometry.
MacKenzie-Graham A, Brook J, Kurth F, Itoh Y, Meyer C, Montag MJ, Wang HJ, Elashoff R, Voskuhl RR.
Brain Behav. 2018 Sep;8(9):e01086. doi: 10.1002/brb3.1086. Epub 2018 Aug 24.
PMID: 30144306       

Meyer CE, Kurth F, Lepore S, et al. In vivo magnetic resonance images reveal neuroanatomical sex differences through the application of voxel-based morphometry in C57BL/6 mice. Neuroimage. 2017;163:197-205. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.09.027                                                               

Elizabeth Burnette

Lim AC, Green R, Grodin EN, Venegas A, Meredith LR, Donato S, Burnette E, Ray LA. Alcohol Cue-Induced Ventral Striatum Activity Predicts Subsequent Alcohol Self-Administration. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2020 Jun;44(6):1224-1233. doi: 10.1111/acer.14342. Epub 2020 May 14. PubMed PMID: 32406553; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7336863.

Corlier J, Burnette E, Wilson AC, Lou JJ, Landeros A, Minzenberg MJ, Leuchter AF. Effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) on cognitive control. J Affect Disord. 2020 Mar 15;265:272-277. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.01.068. Epub 2020 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 32090751.

Burnette EM, Grodin EN, Lim AC, MacKillop J, Karno MP, Ray LA. Association between impulsivity and neural activation to alcohol cues in heavy drinkers. Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. 2019 Nov 30;293:110986. doi: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2019.110986. Epub 2019 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 31622796; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7238761.

Jeremy Trott

Lee, K., Claar, L.D., Hachisuka, A. et al. Temporally restricted dopaminergic control of reward-conditioned movements. Nat Neurosci 23, 209–216 (2020).

Pennington, Z.T., Trott, J.M., Rajbhandari, A.K. et al. Chronic opioid pretreatment potentiates the sensitization of fear learning by trauma. Neuropsychopharmacol. 45, 482–490 (2020).

A peptidergic amygdala microcircuit modulates sexually dimorphic contextual fear. AK Rajbhandari, JC Octeau, ZT Pennington, S Gonzalez, J Trott, J Chavez, E Ngyuen, N Keces, WZ Hong, RL Neve, J Waschek, BS Khakh, MS Fanselow bioRxiv 2020.01.28.923482; doi:

Jillian Haney

Banking on Polygenicity to Disentangle Psychiatric Comorbidity.
Haney JR, Parhami S, Gandal MJ.
Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2018 Jul;3(7):577-578. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.05.006. No abstract available.
PMID: 30047475

Shared molecular neuropathology across major psychiatric disorders parallels polygenic overlap.
Gandal MJ, Haney JR, Parikshak NN, Leppa V, Ramaswami G, Hartl C, Schork AJ, Appadurai V, Buil A, Werge TM, Liu C, White KP;
CommonMind Consortium; PsychENCODE Consortium; iPSYCH-BROAD Working Group, Horvath S, Geschwind DH.
Science. 2018 Feb 9;359(6376):693-697. doi: 10.1126/science.aad6469.
PMID: 29439242

Transcriptome-wide isoform-level dysregulation in ASD, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
Gandal MJ, Zhang P, Hadjimichael E, Walker RL, Chen C, Liu S, Won H, van Bakel H, Varghese M, Wang Y, Shieh AW, Haney J, Parhami S, Belmont J, Kim M, Moran Losada P, Khan Z, Mleczko J, Xia Y, Dai R, Wang D, Yang YT, Xu M, Fish K, Hof PR, Warrell J, Fitzgerald D,White K, Jaffe AE; PsychENCODE Consortium, Peters MA, Gerstein M, Liu C, Iakoucheva LM, Pinto D, Geschwind DH.
Science. 2018 Dec 14;362(6420). pii: eaat8127. doi: 10.1126/science.aat8127.
PMID: 30545856

Hepatic arginase deficiency fosters dysmyelination during postnatal CNS development. Xiao-Bo Liu, Jillian R. Haney, Gloria Cantero, Jenna R. Lambert, Marcos Otero-Garcia, Brian Truong, Andrea Gropman, Inma Cobos, Stephen D. Cederbaum, Gerald S. Lipshutz.JCI Insight. 2019;4(17):e130260.

Juyoun Yoo

Interactions between the Ig-Superfamily Proteins DIP-α and Dpr6/10 Regulate Assembly of Neural Circuits.
Xu S, Xiao Q, Cosmanescu F, Sergeeva AP, Yoo J, Lin Y, Katsamba PS, Ahlsen G, Kaufman J, Linaval NT, Lee PT, Bellen HJ, Shapiro L, Honig B, Tan L, Zipursky SL.
Neuron. 2018 Dec 19;100(6):1369-1384.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.11.001. Epub 2018 Nov 19.
PMID: 30467079

Modular transcriptional programs separately define axon and dendrite connectivity. Yerbol Z Kurmangaliyev, Juyoun Yoo, Samuel A LoCascio, S Lawrence Zipursky.  DOI: 10.7554/eLife.50822

Karen Cheng

Quantitative assessments reveal improved neuroscience engagement and learning through outreach.
Saravanapandian V, Sparck EM, Cheng KY, Yu F, Yaeger C, Hu T, Suthana N, Romero-Calderón R, Ghiani CA, Evans CJ, Carpenter EM, Ge W.
J Neurosci Res. 2019 Sep;97(9):1153-1162. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24429. Epub 2019 Apr 15.
PMID: 30985023


Visuomotor strategies for object approach and aversion in Drosophila melanogaster.
Mongeau JM, Cheng KY, Aptekar J, Frye MA.
J Exp Biol. 2019 Feb 1;222(Pt 3). pii: jeb193730. doi: 10.1242/jeb.193730.
PMID: 30559298

Cheng, K.Y., Frye, M.A. Neuromodulation of insect motion vision. J Comp Physiol A 206, 125–137 (2020).

Kelly Jameson

Linking the Gut Microbiota to a Brain Neurotransmitter.
Jameson KG, Hsiao EY.
Trends Neurosci. 2018 Jul;41(7):413-414. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2018.04.001.
PMID: 29933773

Lyle Kingsbury

Correlated Neural Activity and Encoding of Behavior across Brains of Socially Interacting Animals.
Kingsbury L, Huang S, Wang J, Gu K, Golshani P, Wu YE, Hong W.
Cell. 2019 Jul 11;178(2):429-446.e16. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.05.022. Epub 2019 Jun 20.
PMID: 31230711

Marlesa Godoy

Astrocyte-to-astrocyte contact and a positive feedback loop of growth factor signaling regulate astrocyte maturation.
Li J, Khankan RR, Caneda C, Godoy MI, Haney MS, Krawczyk MC, Bassik MC, Sloan SA, Zhang Y.
Glia. 2019 Aug;67(8):1571-1597. doi: 10.1002/glia.23630. Epub 2019 Apr 29.
PMID: 31033049



Megan Massa

Massa, M. G. & Correa, S., (2020). Sexes on the brain: Sex as multiple biological variables in the neuronal control of feeding. BBA Molecular Basis of Disease1866(10). Retrieved from

van Veen, J.E., Kammel, L.G., Bunda, P.C. et al. Hypothalamic oestrogen receptor alpha establishes a sexually dimorphic regulatory node of energy expenditure. Nat Metab 2, 351–363 (2020).

Lee, S.D., Priest, C., Bjursell, M. et al. IDOL regulates systemic energy balance through control of neuronal VLDLR expression. Nat Metab 1, 1089–1100 (2019).

Michelle Frazer

Abnormal Locus Coeruleus Sleep Activity Alters Sleep Signatures of Memory Consolidation and Impairs Place Cell Stability and Spatial Memory.
Swift KM, Gross BA, Frazer MA, Bauer DS, Clark KJD, Vazey EM, Aston-Jones G, Li Y, Pickering AE, Sara SJ, Poe GR.
Curr Biol. 2018 Nov 19;28(22):3599-3609.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.054. Epub 2018 Nov 1.
PMID: 30393040

Mikhail Melnik

Apolipoprotein E/Amyloid-β Complex Accumulates in Alzheimer Disease Cortical Synapses via Apolipoprotein E Receptors and Is Enhanced by APOE4.
Bilousova T, Melnik M, Miyoshi E, Gonzalez BL, Poon WW, Vinters HV, Miller CA, Corrada MM, Kawas C, Hatami A, Albay R 3rd, Glabe C, Gylys KH.Am J Pathol. 2019 Aug;189(8):1621-1636. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2019.04.010. Epub 2019 May 17.
PMID: 31108099

My La-Vu

La-Vu M, Tobias BC, Schuette PJ and Adhikari A (2020) To Approach or Avoid: An Introductory Overview of the Study of Anxiety Using Rodent Assays. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 14:145. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2020.00145 

Namita Padgaonkar

A tablet-based assessment of rhythmic ability T Zanto, N Padgaonkar, A Nourishad, A Gazzaley. Frontiers in psychology 10, 2471. 

Sex Differences in Internalizing Symptoms and Amygdala Functional Connectivity in Neurotypical Youth NT Padgaonkar, KE Lawrence, LM Hernandez, SA Green, A Galván, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 100797. 

Sex differences in functional connectivity of the salience, default mode, and central executive networks in youth with ASD KE Lawrence, LM Hernandez, HC Bowman, NT Padgaonkar, E Fuster, Cerebral Cortex. 

Imaging-genetics of sex differences in ASD: distinct effects of OXTR variants on brain connectivity LM Hernandez, KE Lawrence, NT Padgaonkar, M Inada, JN Hoekstra, Translational psychiatry 10 (1), 1-12. 

Natalia Orendain

Stress exposures, neurodevelopment and health measures in the ABCD study.
Hoffman EA, Clark DB, Orendain N, Hudziak J, Squeglia LM, Dowling GJ.
Neurobiol Stress. 2019 Mar 19;10:100157. doi: 10.1016/j.ynstr.2019.100157. eCollection 2019 Feb.
PMID: 30949565

Peter Schuette

Reduced higher dimensional temporal dynamism in neurofibromatosis type 1.
Mennigen E, Schuette P, Vajdi A, Pacheco L, Rosser T, Bearden CE.
Neuroimage Clin. 2019;22:101692. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101692. Epub 2019 Jan 29.
PMID: 30710873

Samuel Bridges

White Matter Stroke Induces a Unique Oligo-Astrocyte Niche That Inhibits Recovery. Elif G. Sozmen, David J. DiTullio, Shira Rosenzweig, Jason D. Hinman, Sam P. Bridges, Miguel Alejandro Marin, Riki Kawaguchi, Giovanni Coppola, S. Thomas Carmichael Journal of Neuroscience 20 November 2019, 39 (47) 9343-9359; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0103-19.2019

Scott Vincent

Sleep Deprivation alters the influence of biological sex on active-phase sleep behavior. India Nichols, Scott Vincent, September Hesse, J. Christopher Ehlen, Allison Brager, Ketema Paul

bioRxiv 2020.02.21.958231; doi:

Sean Pianka

Patterns of long-term survivorship following bevacizumab treatment for recurrent glioma: a case series.
Liu LY, Ji MS, Nguyen NT, Chow FE, Molaie DM, Pianka ST, Green RM, Liau LM, Ellingson BM, Nghiemphu PL, Cloughesy TF, Lai A.
CNS Oncol. 2019 Jul 11:CNS35. doi: 10.2217/cns-2019-0007. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 31293169

Stephanie Njau

Inflammation and Improvement of Depression Following Electroconvulsive Therapy in Treatment-Resistant Depression.
Kruse JL, Congdon E, Olmstead R, Njau S, Breen EC, Narr KL, Espinoza R, Irwin MR.
J Clin Psychiatry. 2018 Mar/Apr;79(2). pii: 17m11597. doi: 10.4088/JCP.17m11597.
PMID: 29489077


Variations in Hippocampal White Matter Diffusivity Differentiate Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy in Major Depression.
Kubicki A, Leaver AM, Vasavada M, Njau S, Wade B, Joshi SH, Loureiro J, Hellemann G, Woods RP, Espinoza R, Narr KL.
Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2019 Mar;4(3):300-309. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.11.003. Epub 2018 Nov 14.
PMID: 30658916


Talia Oughourlian

Rate of change in maximum 18F‑FDOPA PET uptake and non‑enhancing tumor volume predict malignant transformation and overall survival in low‑grade gliomas. Talia C. Oughourlian Jingwen Yao Jacob Schlossman, Catalina Raymond, Matthew Ji · Hiroyuki Tatekawa, · Noriko Salamon,· Whitney B. Pope · Johannes Czernin · Phioanh L. Nghiemphu Albert Lai · Timothy F. Cloughesy· Benjamin M. Ellingson. Journal of Neuro-Oncology (2020) 147:135–145 

Oughourlian, T.C., Yao, J., Hagiwara, A. et al. Relative oxygen extraction fraction (rOEF) MR imaging reveals higher hypoxia in human epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) amplified compared with non-amplified gliomas. Neuroradiology (2020).

Vidya Saravanapandian

Frohlich J, Senturk D, Saravanapandian V, Golshani P, Reiter LT, Sankar R, Thibert RL, DiStefano C, Huberty S, Cook EH, Jeste SS. A Quantitative Electrophysiological Biomarker of Duplication 15q11.2-q13.1 Syndrome. One. 2016 Dec 15;11(12):e0167179. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167179. eCollection 2016.PMID: 27977700 

Frohlich J, Reiter LT, Saravanapandian V, DiStefano C, Huberty S, Hyde C, Chamberlain S, Bearden CE, Golshani P, Irimia A, Olsen RW, Hipp JF, Jeste SS. Mechanisms underlying the EEG biomarker in Dup15q syndrome. Autism. 2019 Jul 3;10:29. doi: 10.1186/s13229-019-0280-6. eCollection 2019.PMID: 3131242

Saravanapandian V, Frohlich J, Hipp JF, Hyde C, Scheffler AW, Golshani P, Cook EH, Reiter LT, Senturk D, Jeste SS.J Properties of beta oscillations in Dup15q syndrome.  Disord. 2020 Aug 13;12(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s11689-020-09326-1.PMID: 32791992 

 Saravanapandian V, Sparck EM, Cheng KY, Yu F, Yaeger C, Hu T, Suthana N, Romero-Calderón R, Ghiani CA, Evans CJ, Carpenter EM, Ge W. J Quantitative assessments reveal improved neuroscience engagement and learning through outreach. Res. 2019 Sep;97(9):1153-1162. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24429. Epub 2019 Apr 15.PMID: 30985023

Zoe Guttman

Neural underpinnings of maladaptive decision-making in addictions.
Guttman Z, Moeller SJ, London ED.
Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2018 Jan;164:84-98. doi: 10.1016/j.pbb.2017.06.014. Epub 2017 Jun 27. Review. No abstract available.
PMID: 28666893