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Presentations at Professional Meetings

* denotes undergraduate student co-author

2020

C.C. Parker, P. Kumar*, C. Montgomery*, M. Dai*, O. Peterson*, A. Spiro*, A.A. Palmer. 2020. Measuring negative affective withdrawal in CFW mice: Implications for GWAS. NIDA Genetics Consortium Meeting, Rockville, MD, USA.

2019

M.D. Spritzer, K.J. Zhang*, R.A. Ramdev*, N.J. Tuta*. 2019. Dose-dependent effects of testosterone on spatial learning strategies and brain-derived neurotrophic in male rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

K.A. Waddell*, M.W. Caminear*, V.M. Philip, D.M. Gatti, A. Holmes, E.J. Chesler, C.C. Parker. 2019. Genome-wide association for body weight in the diversity outbred population. Complex Trait Consortium, San Diego, CA, USA.

2018

J.T. Yuan* , D.M. Gatti, V.M. Philip , S. Kasparek*, A.M. Kreuzman*, B. Mansky*, K. Sharif*, D. Taterra*, W.M. Taylor*, M. Thomas*, J.O. Ward, A. Holmes, E.J. Chesler, C.C. Parker. 2018. Genome-wide association for testis weight in the diversity outbred mouse population.  Population, Evolutionary and Quantitative Genetics Meeting, Madison, WI, USA.

J. Do*, R. Ambachew*, P. Kumar*, E. Masias*, K. Sharif*, M. Thomas*, K. Wilson*, J. Yuan*, C.C. Parker. 2018. Measuring negative affective withdrawal in CFW mice: A GWAS pilot study. NIDA Genetics Consortium Meeting, Rockville, MD, USA.

E. Masias*, T. Wilcox, E. Busch, S. Kasparek*, D. Kreuzman*, B. Mansky*, S. Masneuf, E. Sagalyn, K. Sharif*, D. Taterra*, W. Taylor*, M. Thomas*, E.J. Chesler, A. Holmes, C. C. Parker. 2018. Genome-wide mapping of ethanol sensitivity in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. UVM Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum, Burlington, VT, USA.

K. Wilson*, D. Gatti, T. Wilcox, E. Busch, S. Kasparek*, D. Kreuzman*, B. Mansky*, S. Masneuf, E. Sagalyn, K. Sharif*, D. Taterra*, W. Taylor*, M. Thomas*, E.J. Chesler, A. Holmes, C.C. Parker. 2018. Genome-wide mapping of conditioned fear in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. UVM Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum, Burlington, VT, USA.

J. Do*, R. Ambachew*, P. Kumar*, E. Masias*, K. Sharif*, M. Thomas*, K. Wilson*, J. Yuan*, C.C. Parker. 2018. Behavioral Categorization of Outbred Mice for d-Amphetamine Withdrawal: A GWAS Pilot Study. UVM Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum, Burlington, VT, USA.

2017

*Delattre, B. & Collaer, M.L. 2017. Capoeira: The relationship of an Afro-Brazilian cooperative movement art to state anxiety, state self-efficacy, and prosocial behavior tendencies. Presentation at conference: Movement: Brain, Body, Cognition. Oxford, UK.

 *Pil, B.C. & Collaer, M.L. 2017. Is emotion a moderating factor in stress effects? Presentation at the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology meeting. Long Beach, CA.

C.C. Parker, V.M. Philip, L. Kuffler, D. Gatti, T. Wilcox, E. Busch, S. Masneuf, E. Sagalyn, E.J. Chesler, A. Holmes. 2017. Using genome-wide association and RNA sequencing in Diversity Outbred mice to identify genes associated with ethanol-related traits. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Palm Springs, CA, USA.

J. Do*, R. Ambachew*, P. Kumar*, E. Masias*, K. Sharif*, M. Thomas*, K. Wilson*, J. Yuan*, C.C. Parker. 2017.  Behavioral characterization of outbred mice for d-amphetamine withdrawal: A GWAS pilot study. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA.

K. Wilson*, D. Gatti, T. Wilcox, E. Busch, S. Kasparek*, D. Kreuzman*, B. Mansky*, S. Masneuf, E. Sagalyn, K. Sharif*, D. Taterra*, W. Taylor*, M. Thomas*, E.J. Chesler, A. Holmes, C.C. Parker. 2017. Genome-wide mapping of conditioned fear in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA. 

E. Masias*, T. Wilcox, E. Busch, S. Kasparek*, D. Kreuzman*, B. Mansky*, S. Masneuf, E. Sagalyn, K. Sharif*, D. Taterra*, W. Taylor*, M. Thomas*, E.J. Chesler, A. Holmes, C. C. Parker. 2017. Genome-wide mapping of ethanol sensitivity in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA. 

C.C. Parker, D. Gatti, T. Wilcox, E. Busch, S. Kasparek*, A. Kreuzman*, B. Mansky*, S. Masneuf, E. Sagalyn, K. Sharif*, D. Taterra*, W. Taylor*, M. Thomas*, A. Holmes, E.J. Chesler. 2017. Genome-wide mapping of ethanol sensitivity in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. Complex Trait Consortium, Memphis, TN, USA.

C.C. Parker, D. Gatti, T. Wilcox, E. Busch, S. Kasparek*, A. Kreuzman*, B. Mansky*, S. Masneuf, E. Sagalyn, K. Sharif*, D. Taterra*, W. Taylor*, M. Thomas*, E.J. Chesler, A. Holmes. 2017. Genome-wide mapping of conditioned fear in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society, Madrid, Spain.

2016

Poster on the Hill, 2016:  Kristin Knutzen (2016) presented:  The Neurosurgeon’s Dilemma: Predicting Cerebral Aneurysm Development and Treatment Outcomes.  Knutzen, Kristin*,  Tom Root and Dr. Robert J. Singer (Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center). 

Valle Flores, D.*, Xu, I.*, Smith Randle, T.*, & Arndt, J. (2016). Integrative item-context encoding increases font match effects for true and false memories. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Parker C.C., Gatti D., Wilcox T., Busch E., Kasparek S.*, Kreuzman A.*, Mansky B.*, Masneuf S, Sagalyn E, Sharif K.*, Taterra D.*, Taylor W.*, Thomas M.*, Chesler EJ, Holmes A. (2016). Genome-wide mapping of conditioned fear in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Hollywood, FL, USA.

Parker C.C., Gatti D., Wilcox T., Busch E., Kasparek S.*, Kreuzman A.*, Mansky B.*, Masneuf S, Sagalyn E, Sharif K.*, Taterra D.*, Taylor W.*, Thomas M.*, Chesler EJ, Holmes A. (2016). Genome-wide mapping of ethanol sensitivity in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. NIDA Genetics Consortium Meeting, Rockville, MD, USA.

Kreuzman A.*, Wilcox T., Gatti D., Busch E., Kasparek S.*, Mansky B.*, Masneuf S., Sagalyn E., Sharif K.*, Taterra D.*, Taylor W.*, Thomas M.*, Chesler E.J., Holmes A., Parker C.C. (2016). Identifying genes associated with conditioned fear in the Diversity Outbred mouse population using a forward genetic, genome-wide approach. International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society, Bar Harbor, ME, USA.

Kasparek S.*, Wilcox T., Gatti D., Busch E., Funsten E.*, Kreuzman D.*, Mansky B.*, Masneuf  S., Sagalyn E., Sharif K.*, Taterra D.*, Taylor W.*, Thomas M.*, Holmes A., Chesler E.J., Parker C.C. (2016). Genome-wide mapping of ethanol sensitivity in the Diversity Outbred mouse population. International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society, Bar Harbor, ME, USA.

Kasparek S.*, Wilcox T., Gatti D., Busch E., Kreuzman D.*, Mansky B.*, Masneuf  S., Sagalyn E., Sharif K.*, Taterra D.*, Taylor W.*, Thomas M.*, Holmes A., Chesler E.J., Parker C.C. (2016). Preliminary QTL Mapping Suggests Candidate Regions for Ethanol-Induced Phenotypes in the Diversity Outbred Mouse Population. UVM Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum, Burlington, VT, USA.

Kreuzman A.*, Wilcox T., Gatti D., Busch E., Kasparek S.*, Mansky B.*, Masneuf S., Sagalyn E., Sharif K.*, Taterra D.*, Taylor W.*, Thomas M.*, Chesler E.J., Holmes A., Parker C.C. (2016). Identifying genes associated with fear in mice using a forward genetic approach. UVM Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum, Burlington, VT, USA.

Miller, L.E.*, V.C., Braddick*, C.U. Chyr*, E.C. Goins*, and M.D. Spritzer.  2016. Testing the effects of testosterone and age on spatial memory in male rats using an object location memory task. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Spritzer, M.D., A.E. Casler*, S.M. Engelman*, J.E. Georgakas*, E.C.B. Jaeger*, L.R. Nelson*, A.P, W.T. Prince*, E.A. Roy*, and B.A. Wagner*. 2016. Wild-caught meadow voles show seasonal changes in cell proliferation, neurogenesis, and cell death within the hippocampus. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2016

2015

Mansky, B.*, T. Taylor*, D. Taterra, C.C. Parker 2015. Variation in ethanol sensitivity in the Diversity Outbred mouse population: implications for genome-wide association mapping. UVM Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum, Burlington, VT, USA.

Taylor T.*, B. Manksy *, D. Taterra*, C.C. Parker 2015. Identifying genes that contribute to fear in mice: a novel, forward genetic approach that may have implications with PTSD in humans. UVM Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum, Burlington, VT, USA.

L.S. Honican*, J. Burrill, A.E. Casler*, J.E. Georgakas*, D.S. Adams, M.D. Spritzer. 2015.  Potential memory restorative effects of a neurotrophic factor mimetic in an aged, transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Spritzer, M.D., C. E. Super*. 2015. Effects of testosterone and age on spatial memory and BDNF in male rats.  Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

2014

Cullen, B.H.*, C.G. Batson*, S.C. Spillane*, B.A. Wagner*, M.D. Spritzer. 2014. Testosterone replacement restores spatial working memory in castrated adult male rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Rungratsameetaweemana, N.* & Arndt, J. (2014). The Influence of Internal and External Arousal on Memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Spritzer, M.D., K.M.K. Calhoun*, E.A. Roy*, Z.E. Schneider-Lynch*, J. M. Barker, L.A.M. Galea. 2014. Effects of testosterone on stages of neural development in the dentate gyrus of adult male rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

2013

Breton, J.*, Wasserman, S.*, Wieboldt, J.*, Boxwala, M.*, Newman, H.*, Rungratsameetaweemana, N.*, Woodworth, H.*, & Arndt, J. (2013). The influence of testing on relational and item-specific information. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, ON.

Spritzer, M.D., K.T. Grafmiller*, S.M. Engelman*. (2013). Effects of sexual interactions on neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus of adult male rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

2012

Bennion, K.*, Appelson, J.*, Wasserman, S.*, & Breton, J.* & Arndt, J. (2012). The role of recollection in producing the testing effect. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Batson, C.G*., B.A Wagner*, J. Maher*, E.C. Fox*, and M.D. Spritzer. (2012). Testosterone level influences spatial strategies used by adult male rats. Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting.

*Seybolt, M., *Clarke, H. and Collaer, M.L. 2012. Acute stress relaxes moral judgments of behaviors intended to harm.  Presentation at the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting. Madison, WI

Spritzer, M.D., M.G. Curtis*, J.P. Stern*, J. Maher*, and L.M. Shulman*. (2012). Sexual interactions with unfamiliar females reduce hippocampal neurogenesis among adult male rats. Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting.

2011

Arndt, J., Hyatt, A.*, Dethier, D.*, Whitaker, E.*, Hommel, N.*, & Boxwala, M.* (2011). Forward association strength and false memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.

Collaer, M.L., *Weinstein, S.J., *Chock, M.G., and Richardson, A.  (May 2011) Stress influences spatial knowledge, strategies, and attention, as well as moral judgments.  Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science,  Washington DC.

*Seybolt, M. and Collaer, M.L.  2011. Moral judgments in relation to stress and sex.  Presentation at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Washington, DC.

Shasha, C.*, Hommel, N.*, Dede, A.*, Whitaker, E.*, Corbett, K.*, & Arndt, J. (2011). The role of associations in producing false memories. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. Cambridge, MA.

Spritzer, M.D.,E.C. Fox*, G.D. Larsen*. 2011. Effects of testosterone on spatial strategies used by adult male rats. Joint meeting of the Animal Behavior Society and International Ethological Conference.

 
Prof. Jason Arndt and students at Psychonomics Conference in 2010

2010

Bacon, E.*, Corbett, K.*, Dede, A.*, Shasha, C.*, Bennion, K.*, Guillet, R.*, & Arndt, J. (2010). The impact of emotion on source memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Brooklyn, NY.

Tomasko, J.*, Galgano, J.*, & Arndt, J. (2010). Comparing strategies to reduce the social misinformation effect. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Brooklyn, NY.

Bennion, K.* & Arndt, J. (2010). The testing effect in multiple-choice recognition of word pairs. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Bacon, E.* & Arndt, J. (2010). Perceptual representations do not underlie false memories. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Dede, A.*, Shasha, C.*, Dorot, S.*, Corbett, K.*, & Arndt, J.* (2010). Association directionality and false recognition. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO.

Collaer, M.L., Richardson, A.E., *Meyer, T.S., *Powers, M.E.  (May 28, 2010) Spatial navigation and spatial attention relate to cortisol changes.  Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science,  Boston, MA.

Spritzer, M.D.,M.G. Curtis*, L.M. Shulman*. 2010. Interactions with novel sexual partners reduce hippocampal neurogenesis compared to repeated interactions with the same sexual partner among adult male rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Spritzer, M.D.,M.K. Coneeny*, S.M. Engelman*, W.T. Prince*. 2010. Prolonged exposure to testosterone improves spatial learning in male rats. Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting.

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