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               Physiology
                     Electrophysiology

Elizabeth Avegno, PhD
School of Medicine
Physiology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Alcohol DependenceNeurocircuitrySynaptic Transmission
Keywords Associated with Work:
AdolescentAlcoholElectrophysiologyModels, AnimalNeurosciences
Last Updated: 02/26/2019

Hamilton Farris, PhD
School of Medicine
Otorhinolaryngology / Neuroscience Center of Excellence
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Auditory Perception
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Sensory Gating
Unique Equipment Used:
Electrophysiology
Keywords Associated with Work:
HearingNeurophysiologyPsychophysics
Last Updated: 01/24/2017

Nicholas Gilpin, PhD
School of Medicine
Physiology / Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center of Excellence
Grant Review Committees Served on:   NIH     Other Committees  
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
AddictionPainPost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Unique Equipment Used:
Alcohol Vapor InhalationNicotine Vapor InhalationOperant Self-Administration
Keywords Associated with Work:
AddictionAlcohol DrinkingAlcoholismAnxietyBehavior, AddictiveBiochemistryCannabinoidsCannabisCircuitElectrophysiologyEndocannabinoidsMolecular BiologyNicotineOpiatesOpioidsPainPhotometryStreet DrugsStressStress Disorders, Post-TraumaticTraumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Last Updated: 03/27/2024

Si-Qiong Liu, PhD
School of Medicine
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
ElectrophysiologyNeuronal PlasticityReceptors, AMPAReceptors, Ionotropic GlutamateReceptors, Kainic AcidReceptors, N-Methyl-D-AspartateSynaptic Transmission
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Cerebellum
Unique Equipment Used:
Electrophysiology
Keywords Associated with Work:
Neuronal PlasticityReceptors, AMPAReceptors, Ionotropic GlutamateReceptors, Kainic AcidReceptors, N-Methyl-D-AspartateSynaptic Transmission
Last Updated: 01/24/2017

Michael Salling, PhD
School of Medicine
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Alcohol Use DisordersAttention Deficit Disorder with HyperactivityCognitive NeuroscienceDrug DevelopmentElectrophysiologyEmerging Technologies in NeuroscienceFrontal CortexNeural Circuits
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
AmygdalaComorbid Psychiatric DisordersDeep Brain StimulationHallucinagensProtein DesignProteomicsReceptors, GABAReceptors, GABA-AReceptors, GABA-BSubstance Use DisordersThalamus
Unique Techniques Used or Developed:
Activity-dependent labeling of neuronsDeep brain stimulation in NHPsFocused ultrasound stimulation in NHPsFosTRAPGenetically encoded voltage imagingPhotoactivatable Cre recombinase
Unique Equipment Used:
dendritic spine analysesfiber photometryfluorescence microscopymodels of binge alcohol drinkingmouse operant self-administration chambersSlice electrophysiology rigstereotaxic surgerystereotaxic surgerytouchscreen-based learning in rodentsviral vectors
Keywords Associated with Work:
AdolescenceAlcohol Self-AdministrationAnimal Models of Alcohol DependenceCerebral CortexDeep Brain StimulationElectrophysiologyHCN channelsLearning and MemoryMediodorsal ThalamusMetabotropic Glutamate ReceptorsMouse BehaviorNeurobiologyNeuroplasticityNon-Human Primate Models of Alcohol DependencePrefrontal CortexVoltage-Gated Ion Channels
Last Updated: 01/28/2021

Matthew Whim, PhD
School of Medicine
Cell Biology and Anatomy / Anatomy and Cell Biology
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Adrenal MedullaAutonomic Nervous SystemHypoglycemiaSympathetic Nervous System
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests:
Adrenal CortexMacrophagesNeuroendocrine Cells
Unique Equipment Used:
ElectrophysiologyFluorescence microscopy
Keywords Associated with Work:
Adrenal MedullaDiabetes ComplicationsEpinephrineFastingHypoglycemiaInsulinKetone BodiesMice, TransgenicNeuroimmunomodulationNeuropeptide Y
Last Updated: 05/09/2024