Gardner Lab Student Publications


This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications authored by researchers in the Gardner Lab. The Gardner Lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School was established in 2000, in the Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, in the Department of Psychiatry. In 2017, the Gardner Lab moved to the Department of Neurobiology. Student authors are Alison P. Casserly (PhD, MD/PhD Program, 2018) and Ciearra B. Smith (Neuroscience Program).


Publications from 2018


Integrated Analysis of miRNA/mRNA Expression in the Neurocircuitry Underlying Nicotine Dependence, Alison P. Casserly

Publications from 2017


A circuit-based mechanism underlying familiarity signaling and the preference for novelty, Susanna Molas-Casacuberta, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Liwang Liu, Steven Degroot, Paul D. Gardner, and Andrew R. Tapper

Publications from 2015


Increased CRF signalling in a ventral tegmental area-interpeduncular nucleus-medial habenula circuit induces anxiety during nicotine withdrawal, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Steven Degroot, Liwang Liu, Markus Vallaster, Xueyan Pang, Qin Su, Guangping Gao, Oliver J. Rando, Gilles E. Martin, Olivier George, Paul D. Gardner, and Andrew R. Tapper

Publications from 2014


miRNAome analysis of the mammalian neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene family, Eric M. Hogan, Alison P. Casserly, Michael D. Scofield, Zhongming Mou, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Chris W. Johnson, Andrew R. Tapper, and Paul D. Gardner


Dicer expression is essential for adult midbrain dopaminergic neuron maintenance and survival, Xueyan Pang, Eric M. Hogan, Alison Casserly, Guangping Gao, Paul D. Gardner, and Andrew R. Tapper

Publications from 2010


A transcriptional regulatory element critical for CHRNB4 promoter activity in vivo, Michael D. Scofield, Andrew R. Tapper, and Paul D. Gardner