Melikian Lab Student Publications


This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications authored by researchers in the Melikian Lab. The Melikian Lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School was established in 2001, in the Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, in the Department of Psychiatry. In 2017, the Melikian Lab moved to the Department of Neurobiology. Student authors are Carolyn Sweeney (PhD, Neuroscience Program, 2018), Rita Fagan (Neuroscience Program) and Patrick Kearney (Neuroscience Program).


Publications from 2017


Dopamine Transporter Amino and Carboxyl Termini Synergistically Contribute to Substrate and Inhibitor Affinities, Carolyn G. Sweeney, Bradford P. Tremblay, Thomas Stockner, Harald H. Sitte, and Haley E. Melikian


The Dopamine Transporter Recycles via a Retromer-Dependent Postendocytic Mechanism: Tracking Studies Using a Novel Fluorophore-Coupling Approach, Sijia Wu, Rita R. Fagan, Chayasith Uttamapinant, Lawrence M. Lifshitz, Kevin E. Fogarty, Alice Y. Ting, and Haley Melikian

Publications from 2013


Dopamine transporter endocytic trafficking in striatal dopaminergic neurons: differential dependence on dynamin and the actin cytoskeleton, Luke Gabriel, Sijia Wu, Patrick Kearney, Karl D. Bellve, Clive Standley, Kevin E. Fogarty, and Haley Melikian