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), Patrick Kearney (Neuroscience Program), and Nicholas Bolden (Neuroscience Program).

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Publications from 2019

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Conditional, inducible gene silencing in dopamine neurons reveals a sex-specific role for Rit2 GTPase in acute cocaine response and striatal function, Carolyn G. Sweeney, Patrick Kearney, Rita R. Fagan, Lindsey A. Smith, Nicholas C. Bolden, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Iris V. Rivera, Jenya Kolpakova, Jun Xie, Guangping Gao, Andrew R. Tapper, Gilles E. Martin, and Haley Melikian

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Conditional, inducible gene silencing in dopamine neurons reveals a sex-specific role for Rit2 GTPase in acute cocaine response and striatal function, Carolyn G. Sweeney, Patrick J. Kearney, Rita R. Fagan, Lindsey A. Smith, Nicholas C. Bolden, Rubing Zhao-Shea, Iris V. Rivera, Jenya Kolpakova, Jun Xie, Guangping Gao, Andrew R. Tapper, Gilles E. Martin, and Haley Melikian

Publications from 2017

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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

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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

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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