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    • GARY L. DUNBAR CURRICULUM VITAADDRESS Office Residence Department of Psychology 3314 Saratoga Springs Drive Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 (989) 773-3397 (989) 774-3001EDUCATION1971 Bachelor of Arts Philosophy Eckerd College1975 Bachelor of Science Biopsychology Eckerd College1976 Master of Arts Psychology Central Michigan University1977 Master of Science Biology Central Michigan University1988 Doctor of Philosophy Psychobiology Clark UniversityPROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONSAmerican Association for the Advancement of ScienceAmerican Psychological SocietyAmerican Society for Neural Therapy and RepairEuropean Brain and Behavior SocietyFaculty for Undergraduate NeuroscienceHuntington Disease Society of AmericaInternational Brain Research OrganizationMind AssociationMichigan Chapter of the Society for NeuroscienceMidwestern Psychological AssociationPhilosophy of Science AssociationSigma Xi, The Scientific Research SocietySociety for NeuroscienceSociety for Philosophy and PsychologyADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE1987-Present. Director, Brain Research Laboratory (now called Field Neurosciences Institute Laboratory for Restorative Neurology). 1
    • Responsibilities include managing lab facilities and personnel, garnering funds to support the research, and overseeing regulatory issues for the lab (e.g., updating drug licenses and implementing proper procedures for use of controlled substances, biomedical and chemical hazards, and animal use). Major accomplishments include supervising over 200 research and pilot projects, involving approximately 500 students. Garnered and managed over $500,000 in grants, contracts, and gifts. Helped design and equip the new labs and vivarium as part of the Health Professions Building Committee.1990-1995 Chairperson, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Responsible for overseeing use of animals at CMU, establishing protocols for animal use, conducting periodic inspections of animal facilities, preparing annual use and compliance forms, conducting regular meetings with the IACUC, and enforcing policies for animal care and use.1994-1995 President, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Responsibilities as the second president of this national organization was to coordinate the activities of all the various committees (e.g., education committee, student travel award committee, program committee, and faculty workshop committee), helped in fundraising and budget management, scheduled and chaired the annual meeting. Major accomplishments included establishing Bylaws, initiating procedures to attain tax-exempt status, instituting membership dues, soliciting corporate and institutional sponsorships, and helping to put the organization in a solid financial position to carry out its mission.1995-1999 Director, Graduate Program in Experimental Psychology Responsibilities included serving on Departmental Executive Committee which assisted Chairperson in scheduling classes, managing budgets, personnel decisions, and formulating departmental policies. Major accomplishments include the addition of a new Ph.D. Program in Applied Experimental Psychology and adding 6 new assistantships and 2 new fellowships to the Experimental Program.1998-2000 President, Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Responsibilities include setting up and chairing meetings of the Executive Committee, assisted in establishing the annual budget 2
    • (approximately $20,000), assisted in planning and overseeing the annual meeting. Major accomplishments include the establishment of an Undergraduate Poster Award, initiating new memberships for Central Michigan University and Western Michigan University, increasing the number of vendors at the meeting, and bringing fiscal responsibility back to the organization (taking it from a deficit balance to a surplus).1999-2003 Co-Director, Program in Neuroscience Responsibilities included establishing a neuroscience major at CMU, forming an Advisory Committee and a Neuroscience Council, crafting Bylaws for the Program, managing a $7,000/year budget, overseeing student advising in the Program, and running the seminar and directed research courses.2002-2005 Chairperson, Department of Psychology Responsibilities included managing a large department of 35 full- time faculty members, overseeing the discretionary (non-salary) portion of the $2 million budget, assigning teaching assignments, scheduling courses and classrooms, dealing with personnel and staff issues, enforcing departmental policies, and advocating for the advancement of the department. Major accomplishments included doubling the research space for faculty, reducing the teaching load from a 3-2 to a 2-2 for faculty who were productive researchers, assuring high quality research activity by implementing external review of scholarship, revision of departmental Bylaws, and facilitating a 47% increase in scholarly productivity and a 900% increase in external funding.2003-Present Director, Brain Research and Integrative Neuroscience Center Responsibilities include managing a variable supplies and equipment budget (ranging from $40,000 to $180,000) for the four-lab BRAIN Center, overseeing collaborative projects in the Center, ensuring proper use of the facilities, equipment, and animals, and garnering funding for the Center.2004-2005 Chairperson, Council of Chairs Responsibilities included setting up biweekly meetings with the 30+ departmental chairs across campus, representing departmental chairs on key university committees, functioning as a liaison person in communications between the Council and the Provost, and establishing a new chair orientation program. Major 3
    • accomplishments include chairing a successful “Special Emphasis” committee and preparing a completed report as part of the accreditation review for the Higher Learning Commission, assisting in the successful completion of Institutional Strategic Planning and University Vision documents, which helped establish the direction of CMU for the five year period between 2005-2010, and successful completion of the university budgetary process, including the establishment of the University Budget Allocation Committee, which oversees CMU’s budget.TEACHING EXPERIENCEAug. 1975-May 1976 Graduate Assistant for Introductory Psychology; Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Aug. 1976-Dec. 1976 Teaching Assistant for General Biology; Department of Biology, Central Michigan University.Jan. 1977-May 1977 Laboratory Instructor for Mammalian Physiology; Department of Biology, Central Michigan University.May 1977-Aug. 1983 Instructor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University. Taught Introductory Psychology for 12 semesters using the following formats: 13 classes (averaging 350 students each) under a modified Keller system; 15 lecture classes (averaging 60 students each); and 2 large lectures (averaging 200 students each), which included weekly labs. Also taught one section of Human Motivation. Instructor, Institute for Personal and Career Development, Central Michigan University. Taught Introductory Psychology to a class of 30 employees of Chrysler Corporation in Detroit, Michigan. Taught Motivation and Emotion, a graduate level course to a class composed primarily 4
    • of junior executives in Detroit, Michigan. Taught Theories of Learning, a graduate level course to elementary and secondary teachers and principals in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Taught Human Motivation, a graduate level course to military personnel at McGuire Airforce Base near Fort Dix, New Jersey.Aug. 1983-Dec. 1983 Graduate Assistant for Neuroscience (Brain Function and Behavior/Physiological Psychology), Department of Psychology; Clark University.Jan. 1984-May 1984 Graduate Assistant for Neuroscience Research (Brain Damage and Behavior), Department of Psychology; Clark University.Aug. 1984-Dec. 1984 Graduate Assistant for Quantitative Methods (Undergraduate Statistics), Department of Psychology; Clark University.Jan. 1985-Dec. 1985 Graduate Assistant for Statistical Methods (Graduate Statistics), Department of Psychology; Clark University.Jan. 1986-Aug. 1987 Research Assistant, Neuroscience Methods, Brain Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology; Clark University.Aug. 1987-Apr. 1988 Instructor of Psychology, Central Michigan University. Taught Introductory Psychology (3 sections), Experimental Methods (2 sections), Physiological Foundations (1 section for graduate students), and Physiological Psychology (1 section).Apr. 1988-Aug. 1991 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Central Michigan University. Taught Introductory Psychology (1 large and 10 small lecture sections, including 1 Honors section), Behavioral Neuroscience (2 sections), Physiological Psychology (2 sections), Experimental Psychology (1 section), Neuroscience Seminar (2 sections), 5
    • Drugs and Behavior (2 sections), and Mind (1 section for CMU Extended Learning).Aug. 1991-Aug. 1995 Associate Professor of Psychology, Central Michigan University. Taught Introductory Psychology (5 sections, including 1 large lecture and 3 Honors sections), Behavioral Neuroscience (6 sections, including 2 large lectures), Neuroscience Seminar (5 sections), Physiological Psychology (3 sections), Application of Research Methods (12 sections), Research Seminar in General Psychology (4 sections), Seminar in Neurodegeneration (2 sections), Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience (3 sections), Advanced Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience (2 sections).Aug. 1995-Aug.1999 Professor, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University. Taught Behavioral Neuroscience (8 sections, including 4 large lectures), Seminar in Neurodegeneration (1 section), Research Seminar in General Psychology (8 sections), Application of Research Methods (8 sections), Foundations of Neuropsychology (1 section), Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience (3 sections), Seminar on Huntington’s Disease (3 sections), Seminar in Applied Experimental Psychology (1 section), Research in Applied Experimental Psychology (1 section).Aug. 1999-Aug. 2003 Professor Salary Adjustment I, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University Taught Behavioral Neuroscience (9 sections, including 6 large-lectures), Physiological Psychology (1 section), Application of Research Methods (6 sections), Seminar in Applied Experimental Psychology (5 sections), Research in Applied Experimental Psychology (2 sections), Neuroscience Seminar (8 sections), Introductory Psychology (2 sections), Functional Neuroanatomy (1 section). 6
    • Aug. 2003-Aug. 2007 Professor Supplement II, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University Taught Behavioral Neuroscience (7 lecture sections), Application of Research Methods (10 sections), Seminar in Applied Experimental Psychology (3 sections), Neuroscience Seminar (10 sections).Aug. 2007-Apr. 2008 Professor Supplement III, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University Taught Behavioral Neuroscience (2 lecture sections), Application of Research Methods (2 sections), Seminar in Applied Experimental Psychology (1 section), Neuroscience Seminar (2 sections).ADVISING1979-1983 Academic advisor to 34 undergraduates: 13 psychology majors and 21 psychology minors. Supervised 3 undergraduate independent study projects.1987-1991 Academic advisor to 46 undergraduates: 24 psychology majors and 22 psychology minors. Supervised 8 undergraduate directed research projects and 6 undergraduate independent study projects. Academic advisor to 9 psychology graduate students. Supervised 3 graduate directed research projects and 1 graduate independent study project. Served on 4 General Psychology M.A. thesis committees (Chair of 2 of these).1991-1995 Academic advisor to 77 undergraduates: 50 psychology majors 27 psychology minors. 7
    • Supervised 4 undergraduate directed research projects and 1 undergraduate independent study project. Supervised 15 undergraduate research projects for PSY 385 (Application of Research Methods), all of which have been published or presented at local, regional, or national conferences. Academic advisor to 7 psychology graduate students. Supervised 3 graduate directed research projects and 2 graduate independent study projects. Served on 4 General Psychology M.A. and 1 Biology M.S. thesis committees (Chair of 3 of these).1995-1999 Academic advisor to 71 undergraduates (45 majors and 26 minors) in Psychology. Supervised 12 undergraduate directed research projects. Supervised 39 undergraduate research projects for PSY 385 (Application of Research Methods), all of which have been published or presented at local, regional, or national conferences. Academic advisor to 6 graduate students Supervised 8 graduate research projects. Served on 5 General Psychology M.A. and 2 General/Experimental M.S. thesis committees (Chair of 4 of these).1999-2003 Academic advisor to 40 undergraduates in Psychology (31 majors and 9 minors) and 34 undergraduate Neuroscience majors. Supervised 45 undergraduate directed research/independent study projects and 2 honors projects. 8
    • Supervised 16 undergraduate research projects for PSY 385 (Application of Research Methods), which have been published or presented at local, regional, or national conferences. Academic advisor to 4 graduate students (3 M.S. and 1 Ph.D.) Supervised 4 graduate directed research projects Served on 6 General/Experimental M.S. thesis committees (Chaired 4 of these) and Chaired 1 Ph.D. dissertation in Applied Experimental Psychology.2003-2007 Academic advisor to 20 undergraduates in Psychology (12 majors and 8 minors) and 20 undergraduate Neuroscience majors. Supervised 23 undergraduate directed research/independent study projects, 9 undergraduate research projects for PSY 385 (Application of Research Methods). and 2 honors projects, all of which were presented at local, regional or national conferences. Academic advisor to 9 graduate students (8 M.S. and 1 Ph.D.) Supervised 6 graduate directed research projects Served on 4 Experimental M.S. thesis committees (Chaired 2 of these).2007-2008 Academic advisor to 10 undergraduates in Psychology (8 majors and 2 minors) and 16 undergraduate Neuroscience majors. Supervised 6 undergraduate directed research/independent study projects, 2 undergraduate projects for PSY 385, and 1 honors projects, all of which were either presented or have been accepted for presentation at a local, regional, or national conference. 9
    • Academic advisor to 4 graduate students (2 M.S. and 2 Ph.D.) Supervised 4 graduate directed research projects. Served on 2 Applied Experimental Psychology dissertation committees (Chaired 1 of these).SUPERVISION OF STUDENT GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPSGraduate Student Research GrantsSmith, Gregory A. (1989). Use of d-amphetamine as a pharmacological treatment for age-related cognitive and motor deficits in rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Look, Sherri K. (1989). Use of acetylsalicylic acid to reduce ethanol-induced deficits in motor coordination and spatial learning in rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Bishop, Thomas W., (1991). Cholinergic medial septal pathway: its influence on learning strategy and recovery of function. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Janis, Lawrence Scott (1991). The effects of ibotenic acid lesions of the nucleus basalis on learning strategies in the rat. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Curtis, Christopher (1992). A comparison of two animal models of Huntington’s disease: L-pyroglutamic and quinolinic acid. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Clark, Deborah J. (1993). Age-related changes in exploratory behavior in rats: correlations with age-related changes. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Ross, Gerald J. (1993). The relationship between the number of GABA- and ChAT -positive neurons in the neostratum and hippocampus, and spatial learning ability In two different age groups of rats: implication for neurodegenerative disorders. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Weaver, Charles L. (1993). The use of ethanol as a neurotoxin in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Copley, Leann M. (1995). The use of estrogen to enhance spatial and nonspatial learning in male rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University. 10
    • North, Matthew C. (1996). Use of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in rats as an animal model of Huntington’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Haik-Creguer, Kristi L. (1996). Spatial learning deficits in an animal model of Huntington’s disease using slow-release quinolinic acid polymers implanted in he striatum. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Dong, Jie (1996). Age-related motor and cognitive deficits produced by systemic administation of 3-nitropropionic acid. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Haik-Creguer, Kristi L (1997). The spectrophotometric analysis of quinolinic acid -containing polymer release. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Shear, Deborah A. (1997). Synergistic effects of subthreshold administration of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid on spatial learning abilities of rats in a radial arm water maze. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Mortazavi, Farzad (1998). Use of a monoclonal antibody for dopamine in assessing the neuroanatomical effects of 7-nitroindazole treatments in a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Haik-Creguer, Kristi L. (1998). The effects of chronic low-level lead treatment in young rats on motor skills. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Shear, Deborah A. (1998). Behavioral and neuroanatomical assessment of the effects of a variable-dose regimen of systemic 3-nitropropionic administration in both aged and young rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Stacey, Robert. (1999). Motor assessment of coenzyme Q10 in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Mortazavi, Farzad (1999). Development of an efficient kindling model of epilepsy. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Yang, Pengwei (1999). The effects of intracerbroventricular administration of GM1 ganglioside on sparing of GABAergic neurons following excitotoxic insult with 3-nitropropionic acid. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Peterson, Brady (1999). The effects of bilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the medial forebrain bundle on memory in rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University. 11
    • Creguer, Kristi (2000). Effects of Lead Exposure on Behavioral Measures in Rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Gates, Timothy (2001). Nerve growth factor stimulant, KP66, as a treatment for the behavioral and neuropathological effects in the quinolinic acid model of Huntington’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Unni, Divya (2002). A novel substituted pyrimidine as treatment for age-related cognitive deficits in rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.McQuaide, Julie (2002). The effects of unilateral QA lesions of the caudate nucleus on tactile sensory perception in rats. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.McLean, Jacob (2003). Effects of bone marrow-derived stem cell transplantation on mice treated with 3-nitropropionic acid. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.McQuaide, Julie (2003). Effects of 3-NP-induced neurotoxicity on cognitive and motor function in mice. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Dey, Nicholas (2004). The effects of oral administration of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Myers, Rebecca (2004). Therapeutic us of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, in the 3- nitropropionic-acid mouse model of Huntington’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Dey, Nicholas (2008). Viral transfection of mesenchymal stem cells to overexpress brain-derived neurotrophic factor and nerve growth factor as potential therapies for reducing behavioral deficits in the YAC 128 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Undergraduate Student Research Grants Shear, Deborah. (1996). Behavioral and neuroanatomical assessment of two animal models of Huntington’s disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University. Gundy, Christopher (1997). Effects of chronic treatments of 3-nitropropionic acid on spatial learning in rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University. 12
    • Lorenz, Eric (1997). Effects of chronic intrastriatal infusion of quinolinic acid on ventricular dilation and striatal atrophy. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University. Shinn, Jason (1997). Nocturnal activity of rats with intrastriatal quinolinic acid releasing ethylene vinylacetate polymers (EVA). Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University. Sorenson, Jacob (1997). NADPH-diaphorase positive cell count following intrastriatal infusion of an NMDA receptor agonist. ). Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Stacy, Robert (1997). Neuroanatomical and metabolic alterations induced by systemic administration of a mitochondrial neurotoxin. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Brunelle, Donald (1997). Cognitive effects of systemic administration of 3 -nitropropionic acid in a spatial learning task. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Fogal, Tammy (1997). Assessment of the effects of chronic administration of the mitochondrial toxin, 3-nitropropionic acid, on the motor abilities of aged rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Marlow, Marcus (1997). The effects of GM1 ganglioside treatment on lateral ventricle, striatal, and lesion volume and optical density activity in the quinolinic acid lesioned rat brain. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Mazei, Michelle (1997). Use of GM1 ganglioside as a treatment for quinolinic acid -induced loss of GABAergic neurons in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Nash, Billie (1997). Evaluation of the Cognitive Function in an Experimental Animal Model of Huntington’s Disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Petrimoulx, Stacy (1997). A Rodent Model of Huntington Disease using Bilateral Intrastriatal Injection of Iodoacetate: Motor Deficits Evaluation. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Stacy, Robert (1997). Morphofunctional analysis in the striatum of a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University. 13
    • Sorenson, Jacob (1997). Use of 7-nitroindazole as a pharmacological treatment in an animal model of Parkinson’s Disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Cascio, Chris (1998). The effects of chronic low-level lead treatment on the spatial memory of young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.De La Peña, Carlos (1998). Synergistic effects of subthreshold administration of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid on spatial learning abilities of rats in a radial arm water maze. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Eadie, Heather (1998). The effects of chronic lead exposure on the nocturnal activity levels of young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Fogal, Tammy (1998). The effects of chronic administration of low-levels of lead (Pb) on the number of choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) neurons in the developing rat hippocampus,caudate putamen, and medial septum. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Osenko, Natasha (1998). Effects of combined subthreshold concentrations of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid on motor abilities of young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Sprague, Melissa (1998). Neuroanatomical assessment of the synergistic effects of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid in the rat striatum. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Viger, Steve (1998). Behavioral assessment of the effects of chronic administration of 3 -nitropropionic acid on the motor abilities of young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Westendorf, Jennifer (1998). Time-course study on the lesion effects of chronic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid in young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Beemer, Scott (1998). The effects of short-term lead exposure on NADPH-diaphorase -containing neuronal population in the rat striatum. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Coole, Dave (1998). The effects of long-term low-level lead treatment on GFAP 14
    • expression in young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Ericson, Matthew (1998). Neuroprotective effects of the free-radical scavenger, coenzyme Q10, on nitropropionic acid-induced lesions and motor abnormalities in a rodent model of Huntington’s Disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Holt, Teresa (1998). Motor Performance of Rats Receiving Therapeutic Intervention with 7-Nitroindazole Followed by Bilateral 6-Hydroxydopamine Lesions of the Medial Forebrain Bundle: A Potential Treatment of a Rodent Model of Parkinson’s Disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Marriot, Rebecca (1998). Efficacy of creatine in attenuating 3-nitropropionic acid -induced cognitive deficits in rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Muir, Ryan (1998). Efficacy of coenzyme Q10 in attenuating 3-nitropropionic acid -induced cognitive deficits in rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan UniversityPiegols, Farrah (1998). The effects of long-term low-level lead exposure on motor performance in young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Rubenacker-Geiling, Anna (1998). Oral administration of creatine and its effects on the motor abilities of young adult, 3-nitroproprionic acid lesioned rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Williams, James (1998). The Effects of Developmental Long-Term Lead Exposure on the Spatial Learning Ability of Young Rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Cascio, Chris (1999). Motor abnormalities caused by systemic injections of 3 -nitropropionic acid in rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Englehardt, Chris (1999). Comparison of two different testing patterns on 3 -nitropropionic acid-induced spatial learning deficits in a radial-arm-water-maze task. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Mulligan, LeAnn (1999). Motor Performance of Rats Following Bilateral 6 -Hydroxydopamine Lesions of the Medial Forebrain Bundle. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University. 15
    • Terreros, Andrea (1999). The effects of the flavonoid Quercetin on learning and memory of normal young adult rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Tran, Mary (1999). The effects of bilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the medial forebrain bundle on sparing of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra and metabolic activity levels in the neostriatum of the rat brain. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Champlin, Lacie (1999). Cognitive deficits in the PTZ model of epilepsy using a spatial learning task. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.DeCorte, Robert (1999). The effects of intracerebroventricular administration of GM1- ganglioside on the cognitive deficits in the 3-nitropropionic acid model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Ericson, Matthew (1999). The development of mossy fivers in the hippocampus with reoccuring seizures in the PTZ model of epilepsy. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Gates, Timothy (1999). Low-level lead exposure as it relates to aggression and neuronal cell loss in young rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Hook, Joshua (1999). Neuranatomical assessment of KP447 on 3-nitropropionic acid-induced lesions in the neostratum of rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Kanaan, Nicholas (1999). Neuroanatomical assessment of the effects of GM1-ganglioside on 3-nitropropionic acid-induced lesions in the neostriatum of rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Keyser, Jaime (1999). Assessment of a nerve-growth-factor stimulant on motor abilities following systemic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid in rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Marriott, Rebecca (1999). Use of a nerve growth factor stimulant to counteract cognitive deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Story, Darren (1999). Cell loss and volumetric analysis of the hippocampus in the PTZ model of epilepsy. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Symington, Todd (1999). Motor deficits and immunohistochemical analysis in rodent 16
    • models of Huntington’s disease induced by short-term regiment of 3-nitropropionic acid injections. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Tran, Mary (1999). The effects of intermediate lead exposure on spatial memory and acetylcholine content in the basal forebrain. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Drolet, Robert (2000). Correlation of neuronal density in the dentate gyrus to working and reference memory errors on a spatial learning task in rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Hoffman, Christine (2000). Spatial Learning: Are there gender differences in the learning curve? Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Morris, Stephanie (2000). Effects of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid on motor abilities of female rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Simpson, Crystal (2000). Analysis of spatial memory deficits in the 3-nitropropionic-acid model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Kanaan, Nicholas (2000). Treatment for cholinergic neuronal degeneration in aged rodent model. Alma College-Central Michigan University Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.Hadley, Stewart (2001). Evaluation of apoptosis in the 3-nitropropionic acid model of Huntington’s Disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Jackson, Kelly (2001). Effects of chronic intrastriatal infusion of quinolinic acid on striatal and hippocampal volume. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Samyn, Jeff (2001). Detection of apoptosis in a quinolinic acid model of Huntington’s Disease. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Ahmed, Syed.M. (2002). Relationship between neuronal plasticity in the hippocampus and cognitive performance in aged rats. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Barrett, Lindsay and Johnson, Laura. (2002). Motor asymmetries following QA- induced disruption of cholinergic basal ganglia function in rats. Office of 17
    • Research and Sponsored Programs,Central Michigan University.Bowser, Alexis. and Schoenjahn, Stephanie (2002). Correlation of working and reference memory to QA-induced cell alterations in phosphorylated cyclic-AMP responsive element binding protein (pCREB) in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Buhagiar, Christian, and Patten, Gia . (2002). Motor deficit following dopamine denervation in FYN knockout mice. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Ferber, Heather, and Franas, Elizabeth. (2002). Use of drag test for measuring motor impairments in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Forquer, L. (2002). The behavioral effects of 6-OHDA lesions on the operant conditioning of a complex motor task in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Hook, Joshua, and Demny, Steven (2002). Sensorimotor deficits as a correlate to cell loss following unilateral intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Kuechenmeister, Amy, and Franklin, Kristen (2002). The effect of quinolate-induced striatal lesions on postural asymmetries in rodent models of Huntington disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Laur, David, and Basse, Jennifer (2002). Effects of dopamine denervation and DARPP-32 expression on locomotor activity in protein kinase C knock-out mice. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Leshk, Amanda and Watson, Stacey (2002). The relationship between loss of CYO activity in the striatum with alterations in gait patterns in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Love, Jessica and Jaskiw, Nichole (2002). The relationship between dopaminergic innervation of the neostriatum and grip strength in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.McLean, Rhonda (2002). Differential changes in kainic-acid-induced hippocampal cell loss in young and aged Rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Scherer, John, and Burnell, Jeffrey (2002). Effects of unilateral striatal cell loss on spontaneous motor activity in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University. 18
    • Trail, Nicole,and Sands, Drew (2002). The correlation of apoptotic neuronal loss in the neostriatum with balance-beam performance in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Wessell, Ryan (2002). Effects of 6-OHDA lesions of the medial forebrain bundle on a conditioned motor task in rats. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Hafer, Christine (2003). The effects of 3-Nitropropionic Acid on striatal cell labeling of tyrosince hydroxylase. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Schoenjahn, Stephanie (2003). Correlation of GAD striatal cell labeling to 3-NP- induced neurotoxicity in mice. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Steimlosk, Jodi (2003). GFAP Expression in 3-NP mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Boersen, Angela (2004). The Effects of KP544 on memory deficits in a transgenic model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University (pending).Davie, Jennifer (2004). Comparison of cognitive skill in the R6/2 and Aron 63 transgenic models of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Stenke, Michelle and Leshk, Amanda (2004). Assessments of potential interactions of huntingtin-associated-protein-1 in the R6/2 Mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Trombley, Jill (2004). Aggregation of huntingtin in neuronal intranuclear inclusions in R6/2 and Aron 63 transgenic models of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Smith, Nathan (2004). An analysis of the treatment of KP544 against progressive motor deficits and cecrease of nerve growth factor in 3-nitroprionic-treated mice. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Hall, Sandrena (2004). Use of a substituted pyrimidine to counteract 3-nitropropionic- acid-induced motor deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University. 19
    • Bombard, Matthew (2005). Striatal whole bone marrow transplants studied as a restorative therapy in a R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntingtons disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Burkhardt, Andrea (2005). Whole bone marrow (WBM) stem cell transplantation as a potential restorative treatment for motor skill deficits and striatal degeneration in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Currie, Cassandra and Heist, Kevin (2005). Effect of bone marrow stem cell transplants on prepulse inhibition in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntingtons disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Vassas, Thomas and Roland, Bartholomew (2005). A novel use of whole bone marrow to ameliorate sensory processing and cognitive deficits found in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.York, Lynae (2005). The effects of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, as a potential pharmacotherapy for the cognitive and motor deficits in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Freeland, Dylan (2006). Intrastriatal injection of R6/2 mice with whole bone marrow stem cells. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Neihoff, Angela (2006). Behavioral and histological changes from the intravenous transplantation of whole bone marrow stem cells into the R6/2 animal model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Price, Kimberly (2006). The effects of intravenously administered stem cells on depression in the R6/2 model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Richardson, Andrew (2006). Effects of striatal injection of whole bone marrow on clasping in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s diseases. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Sawyer, Nichole (2006). Behavioral change in the R6/2 Huntington’s disease mouse model using the radial-arm maze after intravenous transplantation of whole bone marrow stem cell. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University. 20
    • Allen, Josh (2007). The use of omega-3 fatty acids and decosahexaenic acid as a combined treatment for cognitive deficits in Tg2576 transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Bombard, M.C., DeKover, N., Ivy, A., and Koenigsknecht, E. (2008). Therapeutic administration of anthocyanins as a potential treatment for oxidative stress and behavioral deficits in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Clerc, S. and Davis, K. (2008). Detecting bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells after transplantation in the YAC transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Office of Sponsored Research and Programs, Central Michigan University.Graduate Research Fellowships and HonorsCurtis, Christopher L. (1995). Behavioral performance following intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in rats: Cognitive aspects of an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Outstanding Thesis Award, College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Haik-Creguer, Kristi L. (1998). The use of quinolinic acid-containing ethylene vinylacetate polymers in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Outstanding Thesis Award, College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Shear, D.A. (1998). National Science Foundation Graduate Student Research Fellowship Award. Total award of $24,500.Haik-Creguer, K.L. (1999). Use of 7-Nitroindazole as a treatment for the cognitive and motor deficits in a rodent model of Parkinson’s Disease. Student Fellowship Project in Memory of Raymond B. Bauer, M.D., Michigan Parkinson Foundation. Total award of $3,352.Shear, Deborah A. (1999). Neuroprotective effects of creatine on 3-nitropropionic- acid-induced cognitive impairment and motor abnormalities in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Outstanding Thesis Award, College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Mortazavi, F. (2000). Assessment of cognitive and emotional deficits in the pentylenetetrazol model of epilepsy. Outstanding Graduate Student Poster Presentation, Michigan Chapter for the Society for Neuroscience Meeting.Dey, Nicholas (2006). The effects of oral administration of the substituted pyrimidine, 21
    • KP544, in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Outstanding Thesis Award, College of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University.Undergraduate Research Fellowships and HonorsMazei, M. (1997). Treatment of Quinolinic Acid-Induced Lesions in the Rat Striatum with GM1 Ganglioside. Summer Scholar Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Sorenson, J. J. (1997). Use of 7-nitroindazole as a pharmacological treatment in an animal model of Parkinson’s Disease. Summer Scholar Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Shear, D.A. (1997). Chronic intrastriatal administration of quinolinic acid produces cognitive deficits in a rodent model of Huntingtons disease. Second Place, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Travel Award.Mazei, M. (1998). GM1 ganglioside reduces quinolinic-acid-induced behavioral deficits. First Place, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Travel Award.Shear, D.A. (1998). Selected to present poster on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. by Council for Undergraduate Research.Stacey, Robert (1998). Neuropathological and behavioral deficits following intrastriatal injections of iodoacetate. First Place, Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation. Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience.Tran, M. (1999). Assessment of quercetin as a treatment for neuropathological effects of 6-hydroxydopamine in an animal model of Parkinson’s disease. Summer Scholar Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Holt, T. (1999). Neuroprotective effects of coenzyme Q10 following progressive 3 -nitropropionic administration in rodent models of Huntingtons disease. Summer Scholar Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.DeCorte, R. (2000). Time-course assessment of behavioral and neuroanatomical alterations in the 3-nitropropionic acid rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Summer Scholar Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Central Michigan University.Simpson, Crystal (2001-2002). Short-term behavioral effects of 3-nitropropionic acid administration in a rodent model of Huntingtons disease. Ronald E. McNair Scholarship, Central Michigan University. 22
    • Hall, Sandrena (2003-2004). Use of a substituted pyrimidine, KP 544, to counteract 3-nitropropionic acid induced motor deficits in a rodent model of Huntingtons disease. Ronald E. McNair Scholarship.York, Lynae (2004). Behavioral and cognitive effects of green fluorescent protein bone marrow stem cells on R6/2 mice. Summer Scholars Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Boersen, Angela (2005). Assessment of expanded CAG repeats and treatments of KP544 on behavioral and neuroanatomical deficits in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Summer Scholars Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Bombard, M.C. and Roland, B.P. (2006). Transplantation of genetically-engineered stem cells as therapy for Huntington’s disease. Sigma Xi Scholarship Award, Central Michigan Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.Bombard, Matthew (2007). Use of adult, bone-marrow-derived stem cells that are genetically engineered to over-express brain derived neurotrophic factor as a treatment for behavioral deficits in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Summer Scholars Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Roland, Bartholomew (2007). The Use of novel therapeutic agents to attenuate deficits in the R6/2 and YAC128 cellular models of Huntington’s disease. Summer Scholars Program, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University.Bombard, Matthew (2007). Adult, bone-marrow-derived stem cells that are genetically engineered to over-express brain-derived neurotrophic factor and nerve growth factor reduce behavioral deficits in the yeast artificial chromosome transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Travel Award and Second-Place, Outstanding Poster Award, German Graduate Studies in Neuroscience.THESIS, QUALIFYING EXAMS, AND DISSERTATION COMMITTEESThesis CommitteesSweet, Susan K. (1988). The role of positive reinforcement on K-ABC performance of black, low-SES first and second graders. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Rogers, Kimberly (1989). The effect of paramenstrual distress on psychiatric hospital 23
    • admissions. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Pickering, Traci L. (1991). A cognitive extension of Schacter and Singer (1962): The interactive effects of happy versus hostile primes and arousal on self-report of emotional state. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Janis, Lawrence Scott (1991). The effects of ibotenic acid lesions of the nucleus basalis on learning strategies in the rat. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Kwiatkowksi, Pamela A. (1991). Individual and sibling recognition in the mature and neonatal Eastern garter snake (Thamnophis s. sirtalis). Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Biology, Central Michigan University.*Bishop, Thomas W. (1992). Cholinergic medial septal pathway: its influence on strategy and recovery of function. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Weaver, Charles L. (1994). The use of ethanol as a neurotoxin in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Curtis, Christopher L. (1995). Behavioral performance following intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in rats: Cognitive aspects of an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Tenbusch, Leann M. (1995). The use of estrogen to enhance spatial and nonspatial learning in male rats. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*North, Matthew C. (1996). Use of acute intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in rats as an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Lopes, Ricardo V. (1996). Effect of warzone and homecoming social supports on PTSD and somatic complaints among Vietnam veterans. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Couturier, Rebecca Z. (1996). 17β-estradiol as a prophylactic against saporin-induced lesions of the medial septum and nucleus basalis magnocellularis in male rats. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Biology, Central Michigan University. 24
    • *Ross, Gerald J. (1996). The relationship between spatial learning ability and the number of cholinergic acetytransferease-positive neurons in the nucleus basalis, medial septum, and neostriatum in young and old rats: Implications for neurodegenerative disorders. Thesis for Master of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Clark, Deborah J. (1998). Age-related changes in exploratory behavior in rats: Correlations with age-related changes in ChAT-positive neurons. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Lenneman, John K. (1998). The validity principle component analysis as a method for obtaining cadiovascular information. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Haik-Creguer, Kristi L. (1998). The use of quinolinic acid-containing ethylene vinylacetate polymers in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Evans, David J. (1998). Perception of performance-related self-presentations. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Crooks, Courtney L. (1999). Working memory and directed forgetting. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Shear, Deborah A. (1999). Neuroprotective effects of creatine on 3-nitropropionic- acid-induced cognitive impairment and motor abnormalities in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Guerrero, Juanita Hernandez (2000). Accuracy and eyewitness testimony. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Mortazavi, Farzad (2001). Spatial learning deficits and emotional impairments in the pentylenetetrazole model of epilepsy. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Yang, Pengwei (2001). Progression of 3-nitropropionic acid induced neuropathological and behavioral deficits in a rodent model of Huntingon’s disease. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Peterson, Brady (2001). Use of the nerve growth factor potentiator, KP447, for reducing dognitive and motor pathology in the quinolinic acid model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Master of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University. 25
    • Swan, Laurie (2001). The role of working memory on postural balance in young and older adults. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Gates, Timothy (2002). Nerve growth factor stimulant, KP66, as a treatment for the behavioral and neuropathological deficits in an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Pray, Mary-Beth (2002). The influence of degree of relatedness and physical similarity upon helping behavior: An examination of the sibling relationship from an evolutionary perspective. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan UniversityFogal, Tammie (2002). Performance-based measure of executive skills, problem-solving, and academic functioning. Thesis for Masters of Arts, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*McQuaide, Julie (2004). Effects of 3-nitropropionic acid induced neurotoxicity on cognitive and motor functions in mice. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Wessel, Ryan (2004). Effects of NR2B selective antagonist CP-101.606 on Parkinsonian motor response complications in hemiparkinsonian rodent model. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*McClean, Jacob (2004). The effects of KP544 in the 3-nitropropionic acid rat model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Andrus, Amanda (2004). Scopolamine and prepusle inhibition of the auditory startle response: effects of prepulse stimulus duration, frequency, and intensity. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Dey, Nicholas (2006). The effects of oral administration of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Myers, Rebecca (2007). Use of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, for treating cognitive and motor deficits in the 3-nitropropionic acid mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thesis for Masters of Science, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.* Served as Chairperson of Thesis Committee 26
    • Qualifying Examination Committees*Haik, Kristi (1999). Use of 7-Nitroindazole as a treatment for the cognitive and motor deficits in a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease. Qualifying Examination for Candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Applied Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University.Wessel, Ryan (2005). Anti-Parkinsonian effects of an NR2A antagonist (NVP-AAM077) and an NR2B Antagonist (CP-101,606) in the unilateral 6-OHDA rat model. Qualifying Examination for Candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Applied Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University.Lenneman, John (2006). Cardiac autonomic control during simulated driving and a concurrent verbal working memory task. Qualifying Examination for Candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Applied Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Shear, Deborah (2006). Effects of creatine and coenzyme-Q10 on the 3-nitroprapionic acid model of Huntingtons disease. Qualifying Examination for Candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Applied Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Dey, Nicholas (2007). The neuroimmunophilin, GPI 1485, ameliorates age-induced spatial learning deficits in the Morris water maze task. Qualifying Examination for Candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Applied Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University.* Served as Chair of Qualifying Examination CommitteeDissertation Committees*Haik, Kristi (2000). The effects of lead exposure on behavioral measures in rats. Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.Wessell, Ryan (2006). Effects of voluntary exercise and NMDA receptor subunit selective antagonists on levadopa-induced motor response complications in hemiparkinsonian rats. Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.*Shear, Deborah (2007). The effects of neural stem cell transplants and neurosteroids on traumatic brain injury. Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University. 27
    • *Dey, Nicholas (defending in 2008). Viral transfection of mesenchymal stem cells to overexpress brain-derived neurotrophic factor and nerve growth factor as potential therapies for reducing behavioral deficits in the YAC 128 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.* Served as Chaiperson of Dissertation CommitteeSERVICEDepartmental Service Served as Chair of Differential Equity Committee (May 1988-January 1989). Computer Committee (June 1988-November 1989). Research Methods Reorganization Committee (September 1988-May 1989). Space Allocation Committee (October 1989-April 1990). General Psychology M.A. Admissions Committee (March 1990-March 1992 and March 1995-Present). Library Committee (June 1991- March 1992). Organizer, CMU Homecoming Neuroscience Conference (October 1992). Member, General Psychology M.A. Program Review Committee (October 1992- March 1993). Chair, Committee to design a Ph.D. Program in Applied Experimental Psychology (September 1993-August 1998). Director, M.A. Program in General Psychology (August 1995-March 1998). Chair, Experimental Social Psychologist Search Committee (November 1995- April 1996). Member, Departmental Chairperson Search Committee (November 1995-April 1996). Member, Technology Committee (September 1996-December 1997) 28
    • Member, Security Committee (September 1996-December 1997) Director, Graduate Programs in Experimental Psychology (March 1998-August 1999) Chair, Search Committee for Temporary Behavioral Neuroscientist (October 1998-June 1999) Member, Search Committee for Psychopharmacologist (August 2000-April 2001) Member, Experimental Program Admissions Committee (September 2000- March 2002) Chair, Search Committee for Behavioral Neuroscientist (August 20001-Jaunary 2002). Chairperson, Department of Psychology (August 2002-August 2005). Chair, Space Reallocation Committee (September 2002-March 2003). Chair, Behavioral Neuroscience Search Committee (August 2002-May 2003). Member, Graduate Admissions Committee (November 2007-April 2008).College Service Alternative Workload Committee, College of Education, Health, and Human Services (January 1989-March 1989). Physical Therapy Advisory Committee, College of Education, Health, and Human Services (October 1993-January 1994). Physical Therapy Faculty Search Committee, College of Education, Health, and Human Services (February 1994-May 1996) Steering Committee, College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences (August 1997-July 1999) College Sabbatical Review Committee, College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences (October, 2002, October, 2004) Dean’s Advisory Council, College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences (August 2002-August 2005). 29
    • University Service Institution Animal Care and Use Committee (October 1988-August 2005). Chair, (October 1990-April 1995), Secretary (October, 1996-October, 2000). Panelist, Centralis Scholarship Competition Academic Forum (October 6, 1990). Volunteer, Campus Community Campaign (April 1990). Athletic Committee (September 1990-May 1993). Secretary (September 1992 -May 1993). Mentor, Minority Student Mentor Program (August 1991-May 1992). Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Committee (August 1992-May 1995). Graduate Dean Search Committee (November 1993-May 1994). Panelist, CMU Grant Writing Workshop (September 9, 1994). Undergraduate Research Committee (January 1996-December 1999) Panelist, CMU Grant Writing Workshop (June 5, 1996) Faculty Mentor, New Student Enrichment Mentor Program (August 1997 -Present) Member, Academic Senate (August 1997-May 2000; August 2001-May 2006; August 2007-Present) Member, Graduate Credit Transfer Policy Committee (September 1997-February 1998) Member, Dissertation Fellowship Committee (September 1997-March 1999) Faculty Advisor, Central Neuroscience Society (August 1998-Present) Co-Director, Program in Neuroscience (January 1999-January 2003). Member, Steering Committee for Health Professions Building (March 1999 -June 2001) 30
    • Faculty Mentor, Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program (January 2000-May 2005)Member, Faculty Migration (Champions) Committee for Technology Transfer in the Health Professions Building (January 2002-May 2005).Member, Advisory Committee, Rondald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Acheivement Program (January 2002-May 2003).Panel Facilitator, Animal Rights, Animal Welfare. Speak Up, Speak Out, The Current Event Series (October 9, 2002).Director, Program in Neuroscience (January 2003-Present).Director, Brain Research and Integrative Neuroscience Center (January 2003- Present).Physician Liaison Workgroup (January 2003-January 2006).Member, Health Professions Building Moving Committee (January 2003-January 2004).Member, Research Advisory Panel, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (February 2003-Present).Member, Animal Care Coordinator Search Committee (October 2003-January 2004).Member, Health Professions Building Coordinating Committee (January 2004- Present).Member, Vice Provost Search Committee (May 2004-June 2004).Member, Vision Planning Steering Committee (June 2004-May 2005).Chairperson, Council of Chairs (July 2004-July 2005).Member, Budget Review Advisory Council (July 2004-December 2006).Member, Budget Restructuring Review Committee (September 2004-December 2006).Chair, Special Emphasis Committee of the Accreditation Self-Study Steering Committee (September 2004-December 2006).Member, Institutional Strategic Planning Committee (May 2005-December 2006). 31
    • Member, Bridges Advisory Board (October 2005-Present). Member, Interdisciplinary Program Advisory Council (January 2007-Present). Medical School Vision Committee (January 2008-February 2008). Secretary and Member of Executive Board, Academic Senate (January 2008- Present).Regional, National, and International Service Reviewer, Psychology: A Concise Introduction (Second Edition) by Terry F. Pettijohn, Dushkin Publishing Group, Inc. (October 1988-January 1989). Judge, Regional Science Olympiad Tournament of the National Science Olympiad (April 8, 1989). Reviewer, Psychobiology, Brooks/Cole Publishing Company (July 1990). Reviewer, grant proposal to the Ontario Mental Health Foundation (November 1990). Executive Committee, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (November 1991- Present). President, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (November 1994-November 1995). Reviewer, Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, (October 1993). Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (November 1993). Reviewer, Biology Panel of the National Science Foundation, Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Program (January 1993). Reviewer, grant proposal to Minority Biomedical Research Support Program, National Institute of Health (March 1994). Councilor-at-large, Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter (March 1994- May 1996). Reviewer, Interdisciplinary Panel of the National Science Foundation, Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Program (January 1995). 32
    • Reviewer, Interdisciplinary Panel of the National Science Foundation, Undergraduate Course and Curriculum Development Program and Faculty Enhancement Programs (July 1995).Program Faculty, Project Kaleidoscope (July 1995-Present).Volunteer, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund raiser (August 1995).Volunteer, Huntingtons Disease Society of America, Mid-Michigan Chapter, Fun Day (October 1995).Reviewer, Psychology Panel of the National Science Foundation, Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Program (January 1996).Reviewer, Principles of Behavioral Neuroscience by Jackson Beatty, Brown and Benchmark Publishers (January 1996).Secretary, Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter (April 1996-April 1998)Reviewer, Psychobiology (July 1996)Scientific/Technical Advisor, Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Mid- Michigan Chapter (July 1996-Present)Reviewer, Behavioural Brain Research (August 1996; February 1997; November 1997; January 2006; September 2006).Coordinator, Brain Awareness Week activities, Mid-Michigan region (March 1997-Present)Editor, Special Projects, Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience (December 1997-December 2007)Reviewer, Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience (April 1998; September 1998; February 1999; November 2000; July 2001; July 2004; October 2007; March 2008).President-Elect, Michigan Chapter, Society for NeuroscienceOrganizer, Annual Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Student Poster Presentations (April 1998-November 1998)Reviewer, Biological Psychology by Steven Klein, Prentice Hall (October 1998)Volunteer, March of Dimes Campaign (January 1999) 33
    • Reviewer, Biological Psychology by Steven Klein, Brooks/Cole Publishers (March-May 1999).Reviewer, Brain Research Bulletin (February 1999 and April 1999)President, Michigan Chapter, Society for Neuroscience (May 1998-May 2000).Reviewer, Neuroscience Letters (September 1999).Test Development for Graduate Record Examination, Educational Testing Services (November 1999-Present).Reviewer, Biological Psychology by James Kalat, Sixth Edition, Wadsworth Publishing Company (January-May 2000)Reviewer, Special Emphasis Panel, Center for Scientific Review, Small Business Innovation Research Program, National Institutes of Health (March 2000)Reviewer, Biological Psychology by James Kalat, Seventh Edition, Wadsworth Publishing Company (January-May 2001).Program Faculty, Project Kaleidoscope Workshop on Undergraduate Neuroscience Education: From the Enchanted Loom to the World Wide Web, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, June 22-24, 2001Reviewer, Physiology and Behavior (December 2001)Editor, Special Projects, Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience (January 2001- January 2006).Reviewer, Physiology and Behavior (March 2002)Editorial Board, Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (June 2002- Present).Board Member, Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter (September 2002-Present).Panelist, National Science Foundation, Assessment of Student Achievement in Undergraduate Education (ASA) Program, Arlington, Virginia (October 21-22, 2002).Consultant, Preclinical Meeting for Evaluating Compounds, National Institute of Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD (April 29, 2003). 34
    • Panelist, National Science Foundation, Assessment of Student Achievement in Undergraduate Education (ASA) Program, Arlington, Virginia (December 8-9, 2003).Member, Field Neurosciences Institute Research Committee (December, 2003- Present).Reviewer, Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (April, 2004; September, 2004).Reviewer, The Neuron Connection, National Science Foundation (May 2004- December 2006).Reviewer, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews (July, 2004).Member, Institutional Biologic Safety Committee, Field Neurosciences Institute (September, 2004-Present).Reviewer, Life Sciences (September, 2004).Advisory Board Member, Support of Mentors and their Students in the Neurosciences, National Science Foundation (December 2004-Present).Associate Editor, Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, (June 2005- December 2006).Board of Directors, Michigan Citizens for Stem Cell Research and Cures (January 2006-Present).Reviewer, Behavioural Brain Research (January 2006; September 2006; September, 2007).Reviewer, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (August 2006; October 2006; July 2007; January 2008; March 2008).Reviewer, Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology (July 2006; August 2007).Reviewer, Journal of Neurochemistry (October 2006).Reviewer, Neuroscience (January 2007).Reviewer, International Journal of Developmental Biology (July 2007).Reviewer, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior (October 2007). 35
    • Reviewer, Journal of Neuroscience Research (December 2007). Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, (January 2007-Present). Councilor, Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter (August 2007-Present). Panelist, Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neurobiological Small Business Applications (ZRG1 MDCN-L 10, National Institutes of Health (March 2008). Reviewer, British Journal of Pharmacology (April 2008).SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS, AND HONORS1975-1976 Graduate Assistantship, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University.1976 Graduate Research Grant, School of Graduate Studies, Central Michigan University. Role of imprinting on chemical and food preferences of the Northern water snake. Total award of about $100.1977 Graduate Assistantship, Department of Biology, Central Michigan University.1978 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Effects of early feeding experience on chemical preference of the Northern water snake, Natrix s. sipedon. Total award of about $200.1983-1985 Graduate Fellowship, Department of Psychology, Clark University.1986-1987 Research Fellowship, Department of Psychology, Clark University. Supported by a grant from Fidia Research Laboratories.1988 Grant Development Award, Office of Research, Central Michigan University. Total award of $1500.1988 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. GM1-gangliosides are 36
    • ineffective in reducing amphetamine-induced rotational asymmetry, but protect rats from aphagia and adipsia following complete nigrostriatal transections. Total award of $485.1989 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Treatments of gangliosides fail to reduce spatial learning deficits in a water-maze task following bilateral lesions of the caudate nucleus. Total award of $239.1989 Summer Research Fellowship, Central Michigan University. The use of d-amphetamine as a pharmacological treatment for motor and memory deficits following lesions of the frontal cortex. Total award of $2,400.1989 Faculty Teaching and Program Development Grant, Central Michigan University. Updating course content and development of new ideas and models for teaching current principles in neuroscience. Total award of $536.1990 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. d-Amphetamine attenuates learning and motor deficits following cortical injury in rats. Total award of $501.1990 National Science Foundation Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Grant, with Drs. John Monahan (PI), Hajime Otani, Robert Sinclair, and Lynda King. Computer laboratory for undergraduate research and research design courses in psychology. Total award of $60,760.1990 Faculty Teaching and Program Development Grant, Central Michigan University, with Drs. Ken Aizawa (PI), Neelima Shrikande, Fred Adams, Michael Kent, and David Dillworth. Cognitive science speakers series. Total award of $6,050.1991 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Hippocampal choline acetyltransferase activity correlates with spatial learning deficits in aged rats. Total award of $400. 37
    • 1991 Teaching Excellence Award, Central Michigan University. Total award of $2,500.1991 Grant Development Award, Office of Research, Central Michigan University. Total award of $1,500.1992 Fidia Neuroscience Research Laboratories. Ganglioside treatment in model of Huntingtons disease. Total award (in kind) of about $18,000.1992 Faculty Development Grant, Central Michigan University. Developing new methods for teaching neuroscience courses. Total award of $675.1993 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Research Grant, Central Michigan University. GM1 ganglioside treatment in an animal model of Huntingtons disease. Total award of $3,873.1993 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Amphetamine reduces motor but not memory deficits in rats with lesions of the frontal cortex. Total award of $516.1993 Research Excellence Fund, Central Michigan University. Development of a new animal model for Alzheimers disease. Total award of $80,164.1993 National Science Foundation Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement, with Dr. Michael Kent. Concept-driven Laboratory Course in Behavioral Neuroscience. Total award of $51,954.1993 Faculty Development Grant for Proposal Writing Workshop, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University. Ganglioside treatment in a model of Huntingtons disease. Total award of $350.1993 Sabbatical Leave, Central Michigan University1993 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Spatial learning in animal models of Alzheimers disease. Total award of $500. 38
    • 1995 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Ethanol impairs nonspatial learning in rats. Total award of $700.1995 National Institute of Health Academic Research Enhancement Award. GM1 ganglioside treatment in an animal model of Huntingtons disease. Total award of $87,132.1996 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Acute injections of quinolinic acid cause dose-dependent spatial memory deficits in rats. Total award of $800.1996 Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Education, Health and Human Services, Central Michigan University.1997 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Animal models of Huntington’s disease. Total award of $567.1997 Field Neurosciences Institute grant. Effects of low levels of lead on cognitive, motor, and neuroanatomical measures in young rats. Total award of $27,500.1997 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Huntington’s disease and subcortical cognition. Total award of $283.1997 Michigan Professor of the Year Award, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. Total award of $1,000.1997 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Central Michigan University. Chronic administration of quinolinic acid into the neostriatum of rats. Total award of $600.1997 Outstanding Service Award, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience.1998 Distinguished Faculty Member Award, Michigan Association of Governing Boards of State Universities 39
    • 1998 Research Supplement for Underrepresented Minorities, National Institute of Health. Total award of $4,170.1998 College of Humanities and Social & Behavioral Sciences Summer Faculty Scholars award. Assessing a potential pharmacological treatment for Huntington’s disease. Total award of $2,000.1998 Summer Teaching Fellowship award, Central Michigan University. Development of a new neuroscience major. Total award of $2400.1998 William H. Kadel Award for Outstanding Alumni, Eckerd College.1999 Field Neurosciences Institute grant. Assessment of memory deficits in kindling models of epilepsy. Total award of $5,000.1999 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant. Presentation at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Total award of $850.1999 Krenitsky Pharmaceuticals, Inc. grant. Assessment of physiological health in normal rats treated with nerve growth factor stimulants. Total award of $5,780.1999 Service Excellence Award, Admissions Office, Central Michigan University1999 Service Award, Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.1999 Research Professorship, Central Michigan University. Assessment of GM1 ganglioside as a pharmacotherapy for neuropathological and behavioral deficits in the 3-nitropropionic acid model of Huntington’s disease.2000 Sabbatical Leave, Central Michigan University.2000 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Research Grant. Use of Co-enzyme Q10 and creatine as acombination treatment for neuroanatomical, cognitive, and motor deficits in the 3-nitropropionic acid model of Huntington’s 40
    • Disease. Central Michigan University. Total award of $3,180.2000 Krenitsky Pharmaceuticals, Inc. grant. Use of nerve growth factor potentiators to counteract cognitive and motor deficits in a rodent model of neurodegeneration. Total award of $25,000.2000 Thiry-fourth annual Best Paper Award, Midland Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. a. Krenitsky Pharmaceuticals, Inc. grant. Effects of KP544 and KP565 on Physiological Health of Normal Rats. Total award of $3,000.2000 Scholarship Award, Huntington Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter. Total award of $500.2000 Service Recognition Award, Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.2000 Krenitsky Pharmaceuticals, Inc. grant. Effects of nerve growth factor stimulants on the physiological health of normal rats. Total award of $5,870.2000 Research Excellence Funds grant. Center for Brain Research and Integrative Neuroscience. Central Michigan University. Total award of $169,987.2000 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display grant. Creatine reduces 3-nitropropionic-acid-induced cognitive and motor abnormalities in rats. Central Michigan University. Total award of $250.2001 Krenitsky Pharmaceuticals, Inc. grant. Effects of a novel monamine oxidase inhibitor on the physiological health of normal rats. Total award of $4,147.2001 President’s Research Investment Fund grant. Use of marrow stromal stem cells for treating neuroanatomical and behavioral deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. 41
    • b. Service Award, Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. c. Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display grant. Synergistic effects of creatine and coenzyme Q10 in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Central Michigan University. Total award of $600.2002 Service Award, Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.2003 Faculty Teaching and Professional Development Grant. Unibiased Stereology. Total award of $250.2003 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display grant. Neuropathological and behavioral consequences of unilateral intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Central Michigan University. Total award of $600.2003 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display grant. in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Central Michigan University. Total award of $600. d. Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Fellow, Orlando Florida, November 4th.2003 Forging a New CMU-FNI Collaborative Partnership: Stem cell research projects. Field Neurosciences Institute. Total Award of $250,000.2003 Service Award, Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter, September 27, 2003.2003 Lifetime Achievement Award, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience. New Orlean, Lousiana, November10th. 42
    • 2004 Service Recognition Award. Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter, September 18th.2004 Endowed Professorship: John G. Kulhavi Professor of Neuroscience. October 9, 2004.2005 Effects of an immunophilin compound for treating cognitive dysfunction in aged rats. Guilford Pharmaceuticals. Total Award of $25,000.2006 Faculty Distinguished Service Award, Central Michigan University. March 21, 2006.2006 Cerise Neutraceuticals, Inc. Assessment of Cerise Total Body Rhythm on Learning and Memory Deficits in Rodent Models of Neurodeneration. Total award of $25,000.2006 Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Premier Display Grant, Creatine is more effective than coenzyme Q10 on reducing behavioral and neuroanatomical deficits in the 3- nitropropionic acid model of Huntington’s disease and Intravenous and intrastriatal injections of whole-bone- marrow stem cells attenuate cognitive and motor deficits in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Total award of $1,000.2007 Sabbatical Leave, Central Michigan University.2008 Fellow, American Association for Neural Therapy and Repair.SCHOLARLY ACTIVITYThesesDunbar, G.L. (1975). Effects of limbic lesions on short-term and long-term habituation of the acoustic startle response in rats. Senior Thesis, Department of Psychology, Eckerd College.Dunbar, G.L. (1976). Effects of septal lesions and length of post-operative recovery period on acoustic startle habituation. M.A. Thesis, Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University. 43
    • Dunbar, G.L. (1977). Role of imprinting on chemical and food preference of the northern water snake (natrix sipedon sipedon). M.S. Thesis, Department of Biology, Central Michigan University.DissertationDunbar, G.L. (1988). The use of gangliosides and amphetamine as pharmacological treatment for learning deficits following brain injury. Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Psychology, Clark University.BooksDunbar, G.L. and Dunbar, D.S. Psychology and Human Behavior, Volumes I-V, First Edition. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa, 1982.Dunbar, G. L., Root, S., and Dunbar, D.S. Psychology and Human Behavior, Second Edition. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa, 1984.Book ChaptersSabel, B.A., Dunbar, G.L., and Stein, D.G. (1984). Gangliosides minimize behavioral deficits and enhance structural repair after brain injury. In Gorio, A. and Haber,B. (Eds.) Neurobiology of Gangliosides. Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, pp. 429-443.Sabel, B.A., Dunbar, G.L., Fass, B., and Stein, D.G. (1985). Gangliosides, neuroplasticity, and behavioral recovery after brain damage. In Will, B.E., Schmitt, P., and Dalrymple-Alford, J.C. (Eds.) Brain Plasticity, Learning, and Memory. Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, pp. 481-493.Dunbar, G.L., Butler, W., Fass, B., and Stein, D.G. (1987). Behavioral and neurochemical alterations by exogenous gangliosides in brain-damaged animals: problems and perspectives. In Tettamanti, G., Ledeen, R., Sandhoff, K., Nagai, Y., and Toffano, G. (Eds.) Gangliosides and Neuronal Plasticity. Liviana Press, Padova, pp. 365-380.Dunbar, G.L., Hecht, S.A., Merbaum, S.L., DeAngelis, M.M., and Stein, D.G. (1987). Use of gangliosides and amphetamine to promote behavioral recovery following bilateral caudate nucleus lesions. In Masland, R.L., Portera-Sanchez, A., and Toffano, G. (Eds.) Neuroplasticity: A New Therapeutical Tool in the CNS Pathology. Liviana Press, Padova-Springer Verlag, pp. 117-124.Dunbar, G.L., and Stein, D.G. (1988). The use of ganglioside as a pharmacological treatment for behavioral deficits following CNS injury. In Sabel, B.A., and Stein, D.G. (Eds.) Pharmacological Approaches to Treatment of Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. Plenum Publishing Co., pp. 195-218. 44
    • Williams, L.R., Tang, A.H., Rylett, R.J., Dunbar, G.L., Ingram, D.K., and Joseph, J.A. (1991). Correlation of cholinergic functional stimulation by exogenous NGF with aged rat behavior. In Becker, R. and Giacobini, E. (Eds.) Cholinergic Basis for Alzheimers Therapy. Birkhauser, Boston, pp. 404-411.Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Effects of lesion on spatial and nonspatial learning. In: Paul, C.A.,Beltz, B., Berger-Sweeney (Eds.) Discovering Neurons: The Experimental Basis of Neuroscience. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Plainview, New York, pp. 283-301.Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Ganglioside Treatments in Animal Models of Stroke. In L.B. Goldstein (Ed.) Restorative Neurology: Advances in the Pharmacology for Recovery after Stroke, Futura Publishing Company, Inc., Armonk, NY, pp 167-194.Dunbar G.L., Shear D.A., Dong J., and Haik-Creguer K.L.. (1999). Cognitive and motor deficits produced by acute and chronic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid in rats. In P.R. Sanberg, H. Nishino, and C.V. Borlongan (Eds.), Mitochondrial Inhibitors and Neurodegenerative Disorders. Humana Press, Notowa, NJ, pp.73-92.Dunbar, G.L., Oh-Lee, J.D., and Lescaudron, L. (2006). Use of bone marrow stem cells as therapy for behavioral deficits in rodent models of Huntington’s disease. In C.D. Sanberg and P.R. Sanberg (Eds.), Cell Therapy, Stem Cells, and Brain Repair, Humana Press, Inc., Totowa, N.J., pp117-138.Articles, Abstracts and PapersDunbar, G.L. (1977). Role of imprinting on chemical and food preference of the Northern water snake. Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, March 18-19.Dunbar, G.L. (1979). Effects of early feeding experience on chemical preference of the Northern water snake, Natrix s. sipedon. Journal of Herpetology, 13, 165-169.Dunbar, D.S. and Dunbar, G.L. (1983). Use of microcomputers in special education. Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning, Dearborn, Michigan, March 13-15.Sabel, B.A., Dunbar, G.L., Butler, W.M. and Stein, D.G. (1984). The treatment of brain injury with GM1-ganglioside: behavioral recovery and neuronal reorganization after unilateral transection of the nigrostriatal pathway. EBBS-SFECA Workshop on Brain Plasticity, Learning, and Memory, Strasbourg, France, September 1.Sabel, B.A., Dunbar, G.L. and Stein, D.G. (1984). Gangliosides minimize behavioral deficits and enhance structural repair after brain injury. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 12, 429-443. 45
    • Dunbar, G.L., Sabel, B.A., Firl, A.C. and Stein, D.G. (1984). GM1 gangliosides stimulate neuronal reorganization and behavioral recovery after nigrostriatal hemitransections: an HRP study. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 10, 1051.Stein, D.G., Sabel, B.A., Dunbar, G.L. and Butler, W.M. (1985). Gangliosides enhance behavioral recovery and neuronal repair in brain damaged rats. International Society for Neurochemistry Satellite Meeting: Neuronal Plasticity and Gangliosides. Fidia Research Series, Frontiers in Neuroscience, No. 8, 32-33.Sabel, B.A., Dunbar, G.L., Butler, W.M. and Stein, D.G. (1985). GM1 gangliosides stimulate neuronal reorganization and reduce rotational asymmetry after hemitransections of the nigrostriatal pathway. Experimental Brain Research, 60, 27-37.Stein, D.G., Dunbar, G.L., Fass, B., Butler, W.M. and Sabel, B.A. (1985). The role of gangliosides in promoting functional recovery from acute brain injuries. Satellite Meeting of the XIII World Congress of Neurology: Acute Brain Ischemia, Sienna, Italy, September 11-14.Stein, D.G., Dunbar, G.L., DeAngelis, M.M., Hecht, S.A. and Merbaum, S.L. (1986). Behavioral effects of chronic ganglioside administration in adult rats with brain injury. Pharmacological Approaches to the Treatment of Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries: Second International Clark/Luxembourg Neuroscience Conference, Walferdange, Luxembourg, July 7-11.Dunbar, G.L. and Stein, D.G. (1986). GM1 ganglioside and d-amphetamine treatments reduce spatial learning deficits caused by bilateral damage to the caudate nucleus. Fidia Research Series: Frontiers in Neuroscience, Abstract Book No. 10, 18.Dunbar, G.L., DeAngelis, M.M., Hecht, S.A., Merbaum, S.L. and Stein, D.G. (1986). Systemic injections of GM1 ganglioside and d-amphetamine reduce spatial learning deficits caused by bilateral damage to the caudate nucleus. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 12, 1283.Stein, D.G., Dunbar, G.L., DeAngelis, M.M., Hecht, S.A. and Merbaum, S.L. (1987). Behavioral effects of exogenous gangliosides in adult rats with brain damage. Clinical Neuropharmacology 9 (Suppl.4), 330-344.Dunbar, G.L., Sapozhnikov, P., and Stein, D.G. (1987). GM1 gangliosides are ineffective in reducing amphetamine-induced rotational asymmetry, but protect rats from aphagia and adipsia following complete nigrostriatal hemitransections. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 13, 1608. 46
    • Sabel, B.A., Delmastro, R., Dunbar, G.L. and Stein, D.G. (1987). GM1 ganglioside educes anterograde degeneration in brain damaged rats. Neuroscience Letters, 77, 360-366.Dunbar, G.L., Lescaudron, L.L., Bitran, B.S., Hecht, S.A., and Stein, D.G. (1988). Treatment of ganglioside and amphetamine fail to reduce spatial learning deficits in a water-maze task following bilateral lesions of the caudate nucleus. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 14, 1246.Dunbar, G.L., Smith, G.A., Look, S.K., and Whalen, R.J. (1989). d-Amphetamine attenuates learning and motor deficits following cortical injury in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 15, 132.Dunbar, G.L., Rylett, R.J., and Williams, L.R. (1990). Hippocampal choline acetyltransferase activity correlates with spatial learning deficits in aged rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 16, 840.Kotasek, R.S., Janis, L.S., and Dunbar, G.L. (1991). Rats prefer a pattern strategy over a distal-cue strategy in a radial maze task. Midwest Animal Behavior Conference, Midland, Michigan, April 12-14.Janis, L.S., Smith, G.A., Snyder, B.J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1991). Age-related memory deficits do not correlate with age-related reductions in cytochrome oxidase activity in the rat forebrain. Michigan Chapter of Society for Neuroscience 22nd Annual Meeting, E. Lansing, Michigan, May 11.Dunbar, G.L., Smith, G.A., Janis, L.S., Snyder, B.J., and Mead, L.A. (1991). Treatments of d-amphetamine reduce age-related memory deficits in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 17: 1141.Briscoe, R.J., Bishop, T.W., Curtis, C.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1992). Hyperactivity following medial septal lesions is not the result of neuronal loss in the CA1 area of the hippocampus. Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters 96th Annual Meeting, Mt.Pleasant, Michigan, March 6-7.Mosher, T.L., Smith, G.A., Janis, L.S., and Dunbar, G.L. (1992). Neuronal survival, cytochrome oxidase activity, and learning deficits in aged rats. 23rd Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 18.Bishop, T.W., Curtis, C.L., Briscoe, R.J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1992). Medial septal lesions disrupt spatial working memory without impairing nonspatial working memory in rats. Midwestern Psychological Association 64th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 30. 47
    • Janis, L.S., Weaver, C.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1992). Lesions of the nucleus basalis temporarily disrupt spatial memory task performance. American Psychological Society 4th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, June 20-22.Dunbar, G.L., Bishop, T.W., Smith, G.A., Janis, L.S., and Nervig, L. (1992). d- Amphetamine treatments reduce motor deficits but not cognitive deficits after frontal lesions. International Journal of Psychology, 27, 416.Janis, L.S., Weaver, C.W., Kocot, M.A., Mosher, T.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1992). Spatial memory performance of rats on a working memory task does not require the presence of visual distal cues. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 18, 1426.Curtis, C.L., Ross, G.J., Hyde, E.A., Szymanski, R.E., Hull, J.S., and Dunbar, G.L. (1992). Intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid cause spatial learning deficits in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 18, 1602.Dunbar, G.L., Lescaudron, L.L., and Stein, D.G. (1993). Comparison of GM1 ganglioside, AGF2, and d-amphetamine as treatments for spatial reversal and place learning deficits following lesions of the neostriatum. Behavioural Brain Research 54, 67-79.Dunbar, G.L., Janis, L.S., and Weaver, C.L. (1993). Comparison of spatial learning deficits in two animal models of Alzheimers disease. 24th Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, March 17.Dunbar, G.L., Rylett, R.J., Schmidt, B.M., Sinclair, R.S., and Williams, L.R. (1993). Hippocampal choline acetyltransferase activity correlates with spatial learning in aged rats. Brain Research, 604, 266-272.Dunbar, G.L., Janis, L.S., and Weaver, C.L. (1993). Differential impairment of spatial learning in two animal models of Alzheimers disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 19, 1045.Weaver, C.L., Copley, L., Eyal, G., North, M., Couturier, R., Corr, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1994). GM1 ganglioside does not reduce early motor dysfunctions in rats with intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid. 25th Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. Kalamazoo, Michigan, April 15.Couturier, R.Z., Janis, S.L., Weaver, C.L., Copley, L.M., and Dunbar, G.L. (1994). Rats can solve the working memory radial-arm maze task using a nonstereotypic strategy in the absence of visual extramaze cues. Undergraduat Research and Creative Endeavors Exposition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan April 27. 48
    • Corr, J.L., North, M.C., Weaver, C.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1994). GM1 ganglioside treatments are unable to prevent aphagia and adipsia in rats with quinolinate lesions of the neostriatum. Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Exposition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 27.North, M.C., Corr, J.L., Weaver, C.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1994). GM1 ganglioside treatments fail to attenuate barrel rotations and tonic-clonic forepaw movements in rats with quinolinate lesions of the neostriatum. Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors Exposition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 27.Janis, L.S., Bishop, T.W., and Dunbar, G.L. (1994). Medial septal lesions in rats produce permanent deficits for strategy selection in a spatial memory task. Behavioral Neuroscience, 108, 892-898.Weaver, C.L., Copley, L.M., Couturier, R.Z., and Dunbar, G.L. (1994). Chronic intracerebroventricular ethanol administration impairs nonspatial memory in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 20, 1610.Dunbar, G.L., Weaver, C.L., and Kent, M.A. (1994). Concept-driven laboratory course in behavioral neuroscience. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 20, 204.Carlson, M.M., Borkowski, M., Nachtrieb, N., Copley, L.M., Eyal, G., Couturier, R.Z., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Treatments of AMPA and estrogen do not produce stereotypic behavior in a radial-arm water maze task in rats. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Cole, J., Edwards, G., Westerfield, C., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Estrogen-induced weight loss does not affect performance in a radial-arm water maze task. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Copley, L.M., Couturier, R.Z., Dong, J., Shear, D., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Effects of estrogen on spatial and nonspatial learning in male rats. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Corr, J.J., Baughn, C., North, M.C., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Quinolinate-induced lesions of the neostriatum result in dose-dependent weight loss in rats. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Couturier, R.Z., Weaver, C.L., Copley, L.M., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Neurotoxic lesions of the caudate nucleus using ibotenic acid or AMPA disrupt both spatial 49
    • and nonspatial learning in rats. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Haik, K.L., Denslow, H., Copley, L.M., Weaver, C.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Comparison of acetylcholinesterase histochemistry with choline acetyltransferase immunocytochemistry as indicators of cholinergic cell loss following intracerebroventricular infusions of ethanol. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.North, M.C., Haik, K.L., Corr, J.J., Stuck, M., Turmo, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Dose-dependent effects of intrastriatal quinolinate lesions on working and reference memory. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Stuck, M., Cook, H., North, M.C., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). The effects of diffential doses of quinolinic acid on barrel rotations and tonic-clonic forepaw movements as seen in a rodent model of Huntingtons disease. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Tines, B., Copley, L.M., Weaver, C.L., Couturier, R.Z., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Chronic AMPA administration leads to nonspatial memory deficits in rats. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Turmo, J., North, M.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Locomotor differences observed in rats with intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid. Second Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 26.Copley, L.M., Couturier, R.Z., Cole, J.S., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Estrogen treatments have no effect on learning of a radial-arm-water-maze task in intact male rats. 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter. Ann Arbor, MI, May 12.Turmo, J.L., North, M.C., Haik, K., Dong, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1995). Intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid cause dose-dependent changes in spontaneous motor activity levels. 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter. Ann Arbor, MI, May 12.Dunbar, G.L., Copley, L.M., Couturier, R.Z., and Eyal, G. (1995). Estrogen treatments attenuate AMPA-induced memory deficits in male rats. Alzheimers Disease: The Promise of New Therapeutics. Danvers, MA, June 8-9. 50
    • Dunbar, G.L., North, M.C., Haik, K.L., and Dong, J. (1995). Acute injections of quinolinic acid cause dose-dependent spatial memory deficits in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 21: 1941.Paul, C.A., Dunbar, G.L., and Wilson, J. (1995). Models for neuroscience education at undergraduate institutions. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 21: 249.Shear, D.A., Gundy, C.D., Dong, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Bilateral injections of 3- nitropropionic acid into the rat neostriatum produce behavioral deficits analogous to those observed in Huntington’s disease patients. 1996 Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 20.Albu, L., Gundy, C.D., Shear, D.A., Westerfield, C., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Differential effects of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic Acid on striatal atrophy, ventricular dilation, and cholinergic cell loss in two strains of rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Atkins, M., Shear, D.A., Gundy, C.D., Westerfield, C., and Dunbar, G.L, (1996). Differential Effects of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid on motor abilities in two strains of rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Burkholder, E.O., Snycerski, S., Dong, J., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Effects of intrastriatal 3-nitropropionic acid lesions on spatial working and reference memory in Sprague-Dawley rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Couturier, R., Burkholder, E.O., Copley, L.M., Dunbar, G.L., and Scheide, J.I. (1996). Estradiol-induced weight loss does not affect water maze behavior in saporin- lesioned male rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Curtis, P.J., Donovan, J.C., Gundy, C.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). The effects of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid on balance beam performance in rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Gundy, C.D., Shear, D.A., Albu, L., Haik, K.L., Dong, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Differential effects of bilateral and unilateral intastriatal quinolinic acid injections on striatal atrophy, ventricular dilation, and cholinergic cell loss in Sprague- 51
    • Dawley rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Hamilton, K.A., Venuk, L., Dong, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Effects of bilateral intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid on spatial and nonspatial learning in rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Kendall, T., Callison, T., Haik, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Effects of estrogen and AMPA treatments on ventricle size in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.McKendry, D.A., Garcia, N., Anthony, J., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Acute injections of quinolinic acid into the neostriatum cause early postlesion motor dysfunctions in rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Panknin, T.L., Shinn, J., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Intrastriatal injections of 3-nitropropionic acid cause hypermotility in rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Panknin, T.L., North, M.C., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Dose-dependent effects of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid on striatal atrophy and ventricular dilation in rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Shear, D.A., Gundy, C.D., Dong, J., Haik, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Bilateral, but not unilateral quinolinate lesions of the neostriatum cause movement disorders in rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Sebatian, R., Ooten, A., Gundy, C. D., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Bilateral injections of 3-nitropropionic acid into the neostriatum impairs performance on a balance beam test in rats. Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Gundy, C.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Comparison of cognitive and motor deficits in two animal models of Huntington’s disease. Twenty-seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, May 10. 52
    • Dong, J., Shear, D.A., Gundy, C.D., Haik-Creguer, K., and Dunbar, G.L. (1996). Behavioral and histological comparisons of two animal models of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 22: 227.Beaudin, J.C., Dong, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Effects of systemic administration of 3-Nitropropionic acid on spatial, working, and reference memory in young rats. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Gundy, C.D., Brandal, S., Dong, J., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Effects of chronic treatments of 3-nitropropionic acid on spatial learning in aged rats. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Lorenz, E.P., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Effects of chronic intrastriatal infusion of quinolinic acid on ventricular dilation and striatal atrophy. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Marlow, M., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Optical density of brain tissue after chronic quinolinic acid infusion using a quinolinic acid containing polymer. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Gundy, C.D., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Comparison of two animal models of Huntington’s disease. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Shinn, J.M., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Nocturnal activity of rats with intrastriatal quinolinic-releasing ethyl vinylacetate polymers. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Sorenson, J.J., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). NADPH-diaphorase positive cell count following intrastriatal infusion of an NMDA-receptor agonist. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Stacey, R.M., Brandal, S., Dong, J., Shear, D. A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Neuroanatomical and metabolic alterations induced by systemic administration of a mitochondrial neurotoxin. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23. 53
    • Standley, S.E., Dong, J., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Assessment of motor abilities in an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 23.Dong, J., Shear, D.A., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Systemic infusions of 3-nitropropionic acid produce cognitive and motor deficits in young and aged rats. Twenty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter Meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 16.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Sabel, B.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Slow release of quinolinic acid from polymers implanted in the striatum produces spatial learning deficits in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 23: 1908.Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Bazzett, T.J., Albin, R.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). Chronic intrastriatal administration of quinolinic acid produces cognitive deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 23: 1908.Mazei, M. and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). GM1 ganglioside attenuates spatial learning deficits induced by intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 28.Sorenson, J. and Dunbar, G.L. (1997). 7-Nitroindazole attenuates cognitive deficits induced by 6-hydroxydopamine in an animal model of Parkinson’s disease. Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 28.Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Bazzett, T.J., Albin, R.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Chronic administration of quinolinic acid in the rat striatum causes spatial learning deficits in a radial arm water maze task. Experimental Neurology 150: 305-311.Brandal, S.M., Shear, D.A., Dupont, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Neuroanatomical assessment of mitochondrial impairment caused by systemic administration of 3- nitropropionic acid in aged and young rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Brunelle, D.M., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Systemic administration of the mitochondrial toxin, 3-nitropropionic acid, produces spatial learning impairment in aged rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29. 54
    • De La Pena, C., Westendorf, J., Shear, D.A., Dupont, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Co- administration of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid causes spatial learning deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Fogal, T.L., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Mitochondrial impairment cause by systemic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid produces progressive motor impairment in aged rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Sabel, B.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Spatial learning deficits in an animal model of Huntington’s disease using slow- release quinolinic acid polymers implanted in the striatum. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Schroder, U., Sabel, B.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). The spectrophotometric analysis of quinolinic acid-containing polymer release. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Nash, B.J., Stacey, R.M., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Cognitive assessment of intrastriatal injections of iodoacetate in rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Osenko, N., Shear, D.A., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Combined subthreshold administration of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid produces motor impairment in rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Petrimoulx, S.L., Stacey, R.M., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Intrastriatal injections of iodoacetate do not produce motor abnormalities in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Bazzett, T.J., Albin, R.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Chronic intrastriatal administration of quinolinic acid produces cognitive deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29. 55
    • Sorenson, J.J., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., Brandal, S.M., Mazei, M.S., Dupont, J. and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). The long-term effects of 7-nitroindazole (7-NI) pretreatment in a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Sorenson, J.J., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., Brandal, S.M., Mazei, M.S., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Use of 7-nitroindazole (7-NI) as a pharmacological treatment in a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Stacey, R.M., Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., Dupont, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Morphofunctional analysis in the striatum of a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Vigor, S., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Behavioral assessment of systemic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid on the motor abilities of young rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Ziebarth, C., Sprague, M., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Cognitive assessment of systemic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid on the spatial learning abilities of young rats. Fifth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 29.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Schroder, U., Sabel, B.A., and Dunbar, G.L., (1998). Use of quinolinic acid-containing ethylene vinylacetate polymer in an animal model of Huntington’s disease. 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, May 22.Shear, D.A., Westendorf, J., De la Pena, C. Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Co-administration of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid causes spatial learning deficits and motor abnormalities in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, May 22.Dunbar, G.L. (1998). A neuroscience program at a comprehensive state university: the Central Michigan University story. Occasional Paper on Neuroscience from the Project Kaleidoscope Workshop, Interdisciplinary Connections: Undergraduate Neuroscience Education. Project Kaleidoscope, Washington, D.C., pp. 5-10. 56
    • Ramirez, J.J., Aanonsen, L., Dunbar, G.L., Hill, W., Paul, C.A., and Smith, D.A. (1998). Undergraduate education in the neurosciences: four blueprints. Occasional Paper on Neuroscience from the Project Kaleidoscope Workshop, Interdisciplinary Connections: Undergraduate Neuroscience Education. Project Kaleidoscope, Washington, D.C., pp. 27-31.Stacey, R.M., Dupont, J., Shear, D.A., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Neuropathological and behavioral deficits following intrastriatal injections of iodoacetate. 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, May 22.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Dunbar, G.L., Sabel, B.A., and Schroeder, U. (1998) Small drug sample fabrication of controlled release polymers using the microextrusion method. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 80: 37-40.Shear DA, Haik-Creguer KL, Brandal SM, Dupont J, and Dunbar GL. (1998). Systemic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid in progressively increasing concentrations produces spatial learning impairment and motor abnormalities relevant to Huntingtons disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24(1): 970.Mazei MS, Haik-Creguer KL, Shear DA, Sorenson JJ, and Dunbar GL. (1998). GM1 ganglioside reduces quinolinic acid-induced behavioral deficits. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24(1): 970.Haik-Creguer KL, Shear DA, Gorzinski S, Dupont J, Benson EW, Hulce VD, and Dunbar GL. (1998). Subchronic low level lead exposure in postweaning rats produces spatial learning deficits as measured in the radial arm water maze. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24(1): 237.Shear DA, Brandal SM, Haik-Creguer KL, Dupont J, and Dunbar GL. (1998). Variable dosing regimen of systemic 3-nitropropionic acid administration produces spatial learning and motor deficits in both aged and young rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 10: 370.Shear, D.A., Dong, J., Gundy, C.D., and Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1998). Comparison of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid for use in animal models of Huntington’s disease. Progress in Neuro- Psychophamacology and Biological Psychiatry, 22(7): 1217-1240.Beemer, S., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of short-term lead exposure on NADPH-diaphorase-containing neuronal population in the rat striatum. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28. 57
    • Cascio, C., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of subchronic low-level lead treatment on the spatial memory of young rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Cascio, C., Yang, P., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Motor abnormalities caused by systemic injections of 3-nitropropionic acid in rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Coole, D. Roche, B., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). GFAP expression is increased in the dentate gyrus of young rats exposed to subchronic and chronic low levels of lead.Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Eadie, H., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of chronic lead exposure on the nocturnal activity levels of young rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Englehardt, C. L., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Cognitive assessment of a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Ericson, M. K, Shear, D. A., Stacey, R. M., Westendorf, J. T., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Effects of coenzyme Q10 on 3-nitropropionic acid induced lesions and motor abnormalities on a balance-beam task. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Fogal, T., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of chronic administration of low-levels of lead (Pb) on the number of choline acetyltransferase (ChAT) neurons in the developing rat hippocampus and medial septum. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Geiling, A. C., Shear, D. A., Westendorf, J. T., Stacey, R. M., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Creatine-enriched diet attenuates 3-nitropropionic acid- induced motor abnormalities in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Sixth 58
    • Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Subchronic low level lead exposure produces motor deficits in postweaning rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Holt, T., Peterson, B., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Motor performance of rats receiving therapeutic intervention with 7-Nitroindazole followed by bilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the medial forebrain bundle: a potential treatment of a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Marriott, R., Shear, D. A., Westendorf, J. T., Stacey, R. M., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Creatine protects against 3-nitropropionic acid induced cognitive impairment in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Mazei, M. S., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Sorenson, J. J., Marlow, M., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Attenuation of behavioral deficits by GM1 ganglioside in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Mortazavi, F., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Memory deficits in pentylenetetrazol model of epilepsy. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Mulligan, L., Peterson, B., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Motor performance of rats following bilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the medial forebrain bundle. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Peigols, F., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of long-term low-level lead exposure on motor performance in young rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28. 59
    • Peterson, B., Mortazavi, F., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Use of 7-Nitroindazole as a treatment for neuroanatomical deficits in a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Peterson, B., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of bilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the medial forebrain bundle on memory in rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). A rodent model of Huntington’s disease using 3-nitropropionic acid. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Shear, D. A., Westendorf, J. T., Stacey, R. M., Geiling, A. C., Ericson, M. K., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Creatine and coenzyme Q10 as potential treatments for Huntington’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Stacey, R. M., Shear, D. A., Westendorf, J. T., Muir, R., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Cognitive and motor assessment of coenzyme Q10 in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Terreros, M. A., Peterson, B., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of the flavonoid quercetin on learning and memory of normal young adult rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Tran, M., Peterson, B., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). The effects of bilateral 6-hydroxydopamine lesions of the medial forebrain bundle on dopaminergic neuron content in the substantia nigra and metabolic activity in the neostriatum of the rat brain. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Westendorf, J. T., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Co- administration of quinolinic acid and 3-nitropropionic acid for use in an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Westendorf, J. T., Shear, D. A., Haik-Creguer, K. L., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Time- course study on the lesion effects of chronic administration of 3-nitropropionic 60
    • acid in young rats. Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Williams, J., Haik-Creguer, K. L., Shear, D. A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E. W., Hulce, V. D., and Dunbar, G. L. (1999). Developmental long-term low level lead exposure disrupts the spatial learning ability of young rats. Sixth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Peterson, B.L., Tran, M., Shear, D.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (1999). 7- nitroindazole as a potential pharmacotherapy in 6-hydroxydopamine-induced parkinsonism. 30th Annual Meeting fo the Society for Neuroscience, Michigan Chapter, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 21.Shear, D.A., Haik-Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (1999). Creatine attenuates spatial learning impairment and motor abnormalities in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 25: 590.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Shear, D.A., Gorzinski, S., Benson, E.W., Hulce, V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (1999). Spatial learning deficits are produced in postweaning rats following chronic low level lead exposure. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 25: 1831.Champlin, L., Mortazavi, F., Hulce, V., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Cognitive deficits in the PTZ model of epilepsy using a spatial learning task. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.DeCorte, R., Yang, P., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). The effects of intracerebroventricular administration of GM1-ganglioside on the cognitive deficits in the 3- nitropropionic acid model of Huntington’s disease. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Drolet, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). A correlation of neuronal density in the dentate gyrus to working and reference memory errors on a spatial task in rats. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Ericson, M., Mortazavi, F., Hulce,V., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). The development of mossy fibers in the hippocampus with reoccuring seizures in the PTZ model of epilepsy. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Gates, T., Creguer, K., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Low-level lead exposure as it relates to 61
    • aggression and neuronal cell loss in young rats. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Hook, J., Petersons, B., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Neuroanatomical assessment of KP447 on 3-nitropropionic acid-induced lesions in the neostratum of rats. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Kanaan, N., Yang, P., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Neuroanatomical assessment of the effects of GM1-ganglioside on 3-nitropropionic acid-induced lesions in the neostriatum of rats. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Keyser, J., Peterson, B., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Assessment of a nerve-growth-factor stimulant on motor abilities following systemic administration of 3-nitropropionic acid in rats. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Marriott, R., Peterson, B., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Use of a nerve growth factor stimulant to counteract cognitive deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Simpson, C., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Analysis of spatial memory deficits in the 3-nitropropionic-acid model of Huntington’s disease. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Story, D., Mortazavi, F., Hulce, V., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Cell loss and volumetric analysis of the hippocampus in the PTZ model of epilepsy. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Symington, T., Yang, P., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Motor deficits and immunohistochemical analysis in rodent models of Huntington’s disease induced by short-term regiment of 3-nitropropionic acid injections. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Tran, M., Gates, T., Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). The effects of intermediate lead exposure on spatial memory and acetylcholine content in the basal forebrain. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26. 62
    • Tran, M., Peterson, B., Creguer, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Assessment of quercetin as a treatment for neuropahtological effects of 6-hydroxydopamine in an animal model of Parkinson’s disease. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Yang, P., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). The effects of intracerebroventricular administration of GM1-ganglioside on the sparing of GABA-ergic neurons following excitotoxic insult with 3-nitropropionic acid. Seventh Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26.Gates, T.A., Haik, K.L., Peterson, B.L., Gorzinski, S., Hulce, V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Chronic low level lead exposure in postweaning rats does not disrupt spatial memory in a radial arm water maze. Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 5.Kersting, T.H., Shear, D.A., Haik, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Coenzyme Q10 reduces neuroanatomical, cognitive, and motor deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 5.Mortazavi, F., Ericson, M., Story, D., Hulce, V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Assessment of cognitive and emotional deficits in the pentylenetetrazol model of epilepsy. Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 5.Haik, K.L., Shear, D.A., Schroeder, U., Sabel, B.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Quinolinic acid released from polymeric brain implants causes behavioral and neuroanatomical alterations in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Experimental Neurology 163: 430-439.Shear, D.A., Haik, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Creatine reduces 3-nitropropionic- acid-induced cognitive and motor abnormalities in rats. NeuroReport 11: 1833-1837.Haik, K.L., Shear, D.A., Mazei,M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). 7-Nitroindazole attenuates spatial learning deficits induced by bilateral intrastriatal injections of 6- hydroxydopamine in an animal model of Parkinson’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 26: 747.Shear, D.A., Haik, K.L., Kersting, T.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Synergistic effects of creatine and coenzyme Q10 in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 26: 1300. 63
    • Mortazavi, F., Ericson, M., Story, D., Hulce, V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Pentylenetetrazole causes spatial learning deficits and abnormal emotional reactivity in an animal model of epilepsy. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 26: 1055.DeCorte, R., Yang, P., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Time course assessment of 3- nitropropionic acid as a progressive animal model of Huntington’s disease. . Eighth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 25.Hoffman, C., Koprich, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Spatial learning: are there gender differences in the learning curve? Eighth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 25.Morris, S., Hadley, S., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Effects of intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid on cognitive abilities of female rats. Eighth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 25.Simpson, C., Yang, P., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Short-term behavioral effects of 3- nitropropionic acid administration in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Eighth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 25.Yang, P., Simpson, C., DeCorte, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Progression of 3- nitropropionic acid induced neuropathological and behavioral deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chpater of the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, May 24, 2001.Koprich, J.B., Mortazavi, F., Gates, T.A., Unii, D.K, and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Novel substituted pyrimidine, KP546, reduces quinolate-induced learning deficits while not attenuating lesion size in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty- second Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, May 24, 2001.Gates, T.A., Church, J., Hancock, C., DeCorte, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Use of an hydroxyalkylamino substituted pyrimidine, as treatment for the motor and cognitive deficits of a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, May 24, 2001.Makhay, M. M., Dunbar, G.L., Koprich, J.B., Mortazavi, F., and O’Donnell, J.M. (2001). Effects of rolipram in rats with memory deficits induced by quinolinic acid in a radial-arm water maze task. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27: 319.9. 64
    • Koprich, J.B., Mortazavi, F., Gates, T.A., Hadley, S., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Novel substituted pyrimidine, KP546, reduces quinolate-induced learning deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27: 968.5.Gates, T.A., Church, J., Hancock, C., DeCorte,R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2001). Novel neurotrophin enhancing compound, KP66, attenuates behavioral deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27: 968.9.Ahmed, S.M., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Relationship Between Neuronal Plasticity in the Hippocampus and Cognitive Performance in Aged Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Barrett, L., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). Motor Asymmetries Following QA- induced Disruption of Cholinergic Basal Ganglia Function in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Basse, J., Laur, D., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Effects of Dopamine Denervation and DARPP-32 Expression on Locomotor Activity in Protein Kinase C Knock-Out Mice. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Bowser, A., Schoenjahn, S., Dunbar, G.L., Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Correlation of Working and Reference Memory to QA-induced Cell Alterations in Phosphorylated Cyclic-AMP Responsive Element Binding Protein (pCREB) in rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Buhagiar, C., Patten, G., Dunbar, G.L., Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Motor Deficit following Dopamine Denervation in FYN Knockout Mice. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Ferber, H., Franas, E., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Use of Drag Test for Measuring Motor Impairments in a Rodent Model of Huntington’s disease. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Forquer, L., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). The Behavioral Effects of 6-OHDA Lesions on the Operant Conditioning of a Complex Motor Task in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24. 65
    • Gates, T., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). A Novel Substituted Pyrimidine Compound as Treatment for the Cognitive Impairment and Neuronal Loss in a Rodent Model of Huntington’s Disease. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Hook, J., Demny, S., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). Sensorimotor Deficits as a Correlate to Cell Loss Following Unilateral Intrastriatal Injections of Quinolinic Acid in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Jackson, K.J., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). Effects of Chronic Intrastriatal Infusion of Quinolinic Acid on Striatal and Hippocampal Volume. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Jaskiw, N., Love, J., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). The Relationship between Dopaminergic Innervation of the Neostriatum and Grip Strength in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Kuechenmeister, A., Franklin, K., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). The effect of Quinolate-Induced Striatal Lesions on Postural Asymmetries in Rodent Models of Huntington Disease. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.McLean, R., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Differential Changes in Kainic Acid Induced Hippocampal Cell Loss in Young and Aged Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.McQuaide, J., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). The Effects of Unilateral Quinolinic Acid Lesions of the Caudate Nucleus on Tactile Sensory Perception in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Samyn, J., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar G.L. (2002). Detection of Apoptosis in the Quinolinic Acid Model of Huntington’s Disease. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Scherer, J., Burnell, J., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Effects of Unilateral Striatal Cell Loss on Spontaneous Motor Activity in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24. 66
    • Trail, N., Sands, D., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). The Correlation of Apoptotic Neuronal Loss in the Neostriatum with Balance Beam Performance in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Unni, D., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). A Novel Substituted Pyrimidine Reduces Age-Related Cognitive Deficits. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Watson, S., Leshk, A., Oh-Lee, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). The Relationship Between Loss of CYO Activity in the Striatum with Alterations in Gait Patterns in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Wessell, R., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J. (2002). Effects of 6-OHDA Lesions of the Medial Forebrain Bundles on a Conditioned Motor Task in Rats. Ninth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Barrett, L.M., Ahmed, S.M., Oh-Lee, J.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). Neuropahtological and behavioral consequences of unilateral intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-third Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, University of Michiagn, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 13, 2002.Wessel, R.H., Dunbar, G.L., and Oh-Lee, J.D. (2002). Effects of 6-OHDA lesions of the medial forebrain bundles on an operant conditioned turning behavior in rats. Thirty-third Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 13, 2002.Lescaudron, L., Unni, D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). Behavioral and morphological outcomes of autologous bone marrow derived stem cell transplantation in an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Eighth International Conference on Neural Transplantation and Repair, Keystone, Colorado, June 13-16, 2002.Barrett, L.M., Ahmed, S.M., Oh-Lee, J.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). Neuropahtological and behavioral consequences of unilateral intrastriatal injections of quinolinic acid in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. HD2002 Hereditary Disease Foundation Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, August 8-11, 2002.Dunbar, G.L., Lescaudron, L., and Oh-Lee, J.D. (2002). Behavioral consequences of heterologous bone marrow derived stem cell transplants in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 28: 195.3. 67
    • Oh-Lee, J.D., Chase, T.N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2002). Protein kinase C (PKC), but not FYN, transgenic mice are protected against haloperidol-induced motor dysfunction. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 28: 249.3.Lescaudron, L. Unni, D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). Autologous adult bone marrow stem cell transplantation in an animal model of Huntington’s disease: behavioral and morphological outcomes. International Journal of Neuroscience 113: 945-956.Parker, A.,McCLean, J., McQuaide, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). Effects of 3- nitropropionic acid on striatal cells with ChAT labeling in mice. Tenth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Schoenjahn, S. McClean, J., McQuaide, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). Correlation of GAD striatal cell labeling to 3-NP-induced neurotoxicity in mice. Tenth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.McCLean, J. and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). Effects of whole bone marrow transplants in aged rats with unilateral quinolinic acid lesions of the striatum. Tenth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Steimlosk, J., McClean, J., McQuaide, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). Effects of 3NP on striatal cell labeling of GFAP astrocyte protein marker. Tenth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.Hafer, C., McQuaide, J., McClean, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). The effects of 3- nitropropionic acid on striatal cell labeling of tyrosine hydroxlyase. Tenth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.McQuaide, J., McClean, J., Oh-Lee, J.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). Effects of 3_NP- induced neurotoxicity on cognitive and motor functions in mice. Tenth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 24.McClean, J., Krenitsky, T., Dilberger, J., and Dunbar, G.L. (2003). Novel substituted pyrimidine, KP544, reduces quinolate-induced learning deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, May 19, 2003. 68
    • Dunbar, G.L., McClean, J.M., McQuaide, J., Krenitsky, T. A., Dilberger, J., Scharver, J.D., and Hulce, V.D. (2003). Use of a substituted pyrimidine, KP 544, to counteract cognitive and motor deficits in two rodent models of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 29: 409.19.Fyfe, J.A., Beauchamp, L.M., Dunbar, G.L., and Krenitsky, T.A. (2003). Amplification of nerve growth factor effects by KP544. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 29: 97.2.Boersen, A., Mclean, J., Dey, N., Myers, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). The effects of KP544 on memory deficits in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14.Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Establishing an undergraduate neuroscience program at a medium- sized state university: chapter two of the Central Michigan University story. Project Kaleidoscope Neuroscience Portfolio, http://www.pkal.org/template2.cfm?c_id=800.Davie, J., McClean, J., Dey, N., Myers, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Comparison of cognitive skill in the R6/2 and Aron 63 transgenic mouse models of Huntington’s disease. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14.Hall, S. and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Use of a substituted pyrimidine to counteract 3- nitropropionic acid induced motor deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14.McClean, J.,, Myers, R., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). The effects of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, in two different mouse models of Huntington’s disease. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14.Morris, M., McClean, J., Dey, N., Myers, R, and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). An immunohistochemical analysis of DARP-32 in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14.Morse, B., McClean, J., Dey, N., Myers, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). A study of motor movement dysfunction in Aron 63 transgenic mice. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14. 69
    • Stenske, M., Leshk, A., McClean, J., Dey, N., Myers, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Assessments of potential interactions of huntingtin-associated-protein-1 in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14.Trombley, J., McClean, J., Dey, N., Myers, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Aggregation of huntingtin in neuronal intranuclear inclusions in R6/2 and Aron 63 transgenic models of Huntington’s disease. Eleventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 14.McClean J.M., Myers R.A., Dey N.D., Novitski C., Dunbar G.L. (2004). The effects of the substituted pyrimidine KP544 in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s Disease. Thirty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, April 30th.Shear, D.A., Stein, D.G., Tate, M.C., Archer, D.R., La Placa, M.C., Dunbar, G.L., and Hulce, V.D. (2004). Neural stem cell transplants promote long-term recovery from traumatic brain injury. Thirty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, April 30th.Swan, L, Otani, H., Loubert, P.V., Sheffert, S.M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Improving balance by performing a secondary cognitive task. British Journal of Psychology 95: 31-40.Dunbar, G.L., Lescaudron, L, McClean, J.M., and Oh-Lee, J.D. (2004). Comparison of autologous and heterologous bone-marrow-derived stem cell transplants to counteract motor deficits in rodent models of Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Abstract from the Eleventh Annual Conference of the American Society for Neural Transplantation and Repair. Experimental Neurology 187: 207.Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Privatization of Public Education: The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 2(2): E2.Gates, T.A., Tran, M., Hulce, V.D., Haik-Martines, K.L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Chronic lead treatments produce aggressive behavior in a post-weaning rodent model of lead toxicity. The Journal of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association 48(2): 12-16.Wessell, R.H., Ahmed, S.M., Menniti, F.S., Dunbar, G.L., Chase, T.N. and Oh-Lee, J.D. (2004). NR2B selective NMDA receptor antagonist CP-101,606 prevents 70
    • levodopa-induced motor response alterations in hemi-parkinsonian rats. Neuropharmacology 47: 184-194.Dey, N.D., McClean, J.M., Myers, R.A., Boersen, A.J., York, L.R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). The novel substituted pyrimidine KP544 attenuates 3-nitropropionic- acid-induced deficits in a rat model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 30: 223.5.McClean, J.M., Myers, R.A., Dey, N.D., York, L.R., Boersen, A.J., Novitski, C.E., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). The substituted pyrimidine KP544 protects against cognitive deficits in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 30: 223.6.Dunbar, G.L., McClean, J.M., McQuaide, J.A., Hall, S., Oh-Lee, J.D. (2004). Use of substituted pyrimidine to counteract cognitive and motor deficits in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 30: 223.7.Wessel, R.H., Basse, J.L., Shandelmayer, T.L., Dunbar, G.L., Oh, J.D. (2004). Effects of 6-HODA nigrostriatal dopaminergic deneervation on emotional, spatial, and operant learning in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 30: 563.10.Oh, J.D., Lescaudron, L., McClean, J.M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). Comparison of autologous and heterologous bone-marrow-derived stem cell transplants to counteract motor deficits in rodent models of Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 30: 790.1.Krenitsky, T.A., Dillberger, J., Zotova,E., Arezzo, J.C., Koprich, J.B., Mortazavi , F., Gates, T.A., and Dunbar, G.L. (2004). KP544, an Enhancer of Nerve Growth Factor: Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Efficacy in the Rat. Drug Development Research 62: 60-70.Boersen, A. and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Expansion of unstable CAG repeats in the paternal line of the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Burkhardt, A., Bombard, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Use of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, as a potential pharmacotherapy for the clasping response in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Celmer, A., Johnson, S., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Treatment of alterations in spontaneous motor activity with the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student 71
    • Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Crandall, K., Vassas, T., and Dunbar, G.L.(2005). Testing KP544 as a treatment for anxiety in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Dey, N., Boersen, A., Myers, R., York, L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). The effects of oral administration of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Holloway, T., Pokoj, S., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Assessment of cognitive deficits in the R6/2 model of Huntington’s disease: Use of KP544 as a potential treatment. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Micallef, E., Caron, C., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). The effects of KP544 in reducing deficits in pre-pulse inhibition observed in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Myers, R., Boersen, A., Dey, N., York, L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Therapeutic use of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, as a potential pharmacotherapy for the 3- nitropropionic acid mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Price, K., Roland, B., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). The use of the pyrimidine, KP544, as a potential therapy for symptoms of depression in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.Van Guilder, B., Pepper, J., Timm, S., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Assessing the effects of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, on rotarod performance in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20.York, L., Boersen, A., Dey, N., McClean, J., Myers, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Use of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, as a potential pharmacotherapy for cognitive deficits in the Aron 63 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Twelfth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 20. 72
    • Dey, N.D., Myers, R.A., Boersen, A.J., York, L.R., Lu, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Behavioral effects of oral administration of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Eagle Crest Conference Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 20th.Myers, R.A., York, L.R., Boersen, A.J., Dey, N.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Therapeutic use of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, as a potential pharmacotherapy for the 3-nitropropionic-acid-induced behavioral deficits in a mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Eagle Crest Conference Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 20th.Shear, D.A., Hulce, V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Effects of Coenzyme Q10 and creatine on behavioral abnormalities in a rodent model of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Eagle Crest Conference Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 20th.Mortazavi, F., Ericson, M., Story, D. Hulce, V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005) Spatial learning and emotional impairments in pentylenetetrazole-kindled rats. Epilepsy & Behavior 7: 629-638.Dey, N.D., Boersen, A.J., Myers, R.A., York, L.R., Lu, M. Shear, D.A., Hulce., V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005). Attenuation of motor but not cognitive deficits after post-symptomatic treatment with KP544 in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 31: 1009.Myers, R.A., Boersen, A.J., York, L.R., Dey, N.D., Shear, D.A., Hulce, V.D., Lu, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2005).. Presymptomatic dosing of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, reduces behavioral deficits in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 31: 1009.6.Bombard, M., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Striatal whole bone marrow transplants studied as a restorative therapy in R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Burkhardt, A., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Whole bone marrow stem cell transplantation as a potential restorative treatment for motor skill deficits and striatal degeneration in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Freeland, D., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Intrastriatal injection of R6/2 mice with whole bone marrow. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19. 73
    • Heist, K., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Effects of bone marrow stem cell transplants on prepulse inhibition in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Neihoff, A., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Behavioral and histological changes from the intraveneous transplantation of whole bone marrow stem cells into the R6/2 animal model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Price, K., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). The effects of intravenously administered stem cells on depression in the R6/2 model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Richardson, A., Tanner, J., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Effects of systemic injection of whole bone marrow on clasping in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Roland, B., Vassas, T., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). A novel use of whole bone marrow stem cells to ameliorate sensory processing deficits found in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Sawyer, N., Dey, N., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Behavioral changes in the R6/2 Huntington’s mouse model using the radial-arm-water maze after intravenous transplantation of whole bone marrow stem cells. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.York, L, Boersen, A., Dey, N., Myers, R., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). The effects of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, as a potential pharmacotherapy for the cognitive and motor deficits in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Thirteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 19.Dey, N.D., Myers, R.A., Boersen, A.J., York, L.R., Lu,M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). KP544 attenuates HD-like deficits in 3NP and R6/2 mouse models of Huntington’s disease. Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Kellogg Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, May 19th. 74
    • Shear, D.A., Tate, C.C., Tate, M.C., Archer, D.R., Hulce, V.D., LaPlaca, M.C., Dunbar, G.L., Stein, D.G. (2006). Neural stem cell transplantation for traumatic brain injury. Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Kellogg Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, May 19th.Dunbar, G.L., McClean, J.M., Myers, R.A., Dey, N.D., Boersen, A.J., York, L.R., and Lu, M. (2006). Comparison of the therapeutic efficacy of the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, for counteracting cognitive and motor deficits in four rodent models of Huntington’s disease. Abstracts of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair, Experimental Neurology 198: 558-597.Dunbar, G.L., Dey, N.D. Myers, R., Boersen, A., York, L., Lu, M., and Sandstrom, M.I. (2006). Treatments with the substituted pyrimidine, KP544, reduces cognitive and motor deficits in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. HD 2006: Changes, Advances, and Good News (CAG)n, Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 11, 2006.Shear, D.A., Martines, K.H., Hulce, V.D., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Creatine is more effective than coenzyme Q10 on reducing behavioral and neuroanatomical deficits in the 3-nitropropionic acid model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 32: 472.14.Dey, N.D., Bombard, M.C., Roland, B.P., Burkhardt, A.L., Neihoff, A.A., Sawyer, N.L., Heist, K.A., Lu, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2006). Intravenous and intrastriatal injections of whole-bone-marrow stem cells attenuate cognitive and motor deficits in the R6/2 mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 32: 758.10.Dunbar, G.L., Sandstrom, M.I., Rossignol, J., Lescaudron, L. (2006). Neurotrophic enhancers as therapy for behavioral deficits in rodent models of Huntington’s disease: Use of gangliosides, substituted pyrimidines, and mesenchymal stem cells. Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Reviews 5: 63-79.Bombard, M.C., Manyang, D., Dey, N.D., Lu, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2007). Use of adult, bone-marrow-derived stem cells that are genetically engineered to over- express brain derived neurotrophic factor as treatment for balance deficits in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Fourteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 18.Davidson, S., Drake, C., Eluwa, U., Freeland, D., Lu, M., Reilly, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2007). Gender differences on operant measures of impulsivity in the yeast- artificial-chromosome mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Fourteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 18. 75
    • Dennis, C., Hocking, K., Johnson, S., Dey, N.D., Lu, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2007). Use of bone-marrow stem cells as vectors to deliver nerve growth factor to counteract clasping responses in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Fourteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 18.Roland, B.P., Mohler, L., Thomas, W., Dey, N.D., Lu, M. and Dunbar, G.L. (2007). The effect of bone-marrow-stem-cell-derived glial cells on spontaneous motor activity in the YAC128 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Fourteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 18.Sutton, J., Brown, M., Galla, D., Dey, N.D., Lu, M., and Dunbar, G.L. (2007). Use of a combinatorial stem-cell-treatment strategy to counteract spatial learning deficits in an animal model of Huntington’s disease. Fourteenth Annual Student Research and Creativity Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 18.Dunbar, G.L. JUNE as the voice for undergraduate neuroscience education. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 5(1): E6.Dey, N.D., Bombard, M.C., Myers, R.A., Boersen, A.J., Roland, B.P., Sandstrom, M.I., Lescaudron, L., Hamilton, G., Williams, L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2007). The novel neruoimmunophillin, GPI 1485, attenuates age-related cognitive deficits in rats. Cell Transplantation 16(3): 319-320.Dey N.D., Bombard M.C., Myers R.A., Boersen A.J., Roland B.P., Sandstrom M.I., Lescaudron L., Hamilton G., Williams L., Dunbar G.L. (2007). The Novel neuroimmunophilin, GPI 1485, attenuates age-related cognitive deficits in rats. Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 5th.Shear DA, Tate CC, Tate MC, Archer DR, Dunbar GL, LaPlaca MC, and Stein DG (2007). Effects of timing, location, and environment on neural stem cell transplant survival, migration, and differentiation following experimental traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma Abstracts, 24(7) 1229-1288.Bombard, M.C., Dey, N.D., Roland, B.P., Lu, M., Sandstrom, M.I., Shear, D.A., Lescaudron, L., and Dunbar, G.L.(2007). Adult, bone-marrow-derived stem cells that are genetically engineered to over-express brain derived neurotrophic factor and nerve growth factor reduce behavioral deficits in the yeast artificial chromosome transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease . Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 33: 51.13.Martines, K.H., Shear, D.A., Hargrove, C.A., Patton, J., Mazei-Robison, M., and 76
    • Dunbar, G.L. (2007). 7-nitroindazole attenuates 6-hydroxydopamine-induced spatial learning deficits and dopamine neuron loss in a presymptomatic animal model of Parkinson’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 33: 254.14.Rossignol, J., Boyer, C., Leveque, X., Dunbar, G.L., and Lescaudron, L. (2007). Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in the striatum of a rat model of Huntingtons disease: a new restorative cellular therapy. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 33: 765.5.Dey, N.D., Bombard, M.C., Myers, R.A., Boersen, A.J., York, L.R., Roland, B.P., Sandstrom, M.I., Lescaudron, L., Hamilton, G., Williams, L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2007). The neuroimmunophilin, GPI-1485, ameliorates age-induced spatial learning deficits in the Morris water maze task. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 33: 937.21.Shear DA, Tate CC, Tate MC, Archer DR, Dunbar GL, LaPlaca MC, and Stein DG (2007). Neural stem cell mediated functional recovery following traumatic brain injury is not dependent on migration or phenotypic differentiation of transplanted cells. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 33: 494.1.Dunbar, G.L. Mentorship: The bond that brings us together. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education 6(1): E1.Andrus, A.K., Marable, B.R., Dunbar, G.L., Reilly, M.P., and Maurissen, J.P.J. (2007). Effects of intensity and type of prepulse stimulus on prepulse inhibition in scopolamine treated rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior 87: 481-488.Dey, N.D., Boersen, A.J., Myers, R.A.., York, L.R., Bombard, M.C., Lu, M., Sandstrom, M.I., Hulce, V.D., Lescaudron, L., and Dunbar, G.L. The novel substituted pyrimidine, KP544, reduces motor deficits in the R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 25: 485-492.Martines, K.H., Shear, D. A., Hargrove, C., Patton, J., Mazei-Robison, M., Sandstrom, M.I., and Dunbar, G.L. (2008). 7-nitroindazole attenuates 6-hydroxydopamine- induced spatial learning deficits and dopamine neuron loss in a presymptomatic animal model of Parkinsons disease. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology (in press).Bombard, M.C., Dey, N.D., Roland, B.P., Lu, M., Matchynski, J., Lowrance, S., Rossignol, J., Sandstrom, M.I., Lescaudron, L., and Dunbar, G.L. (2008). Intrastriatal transplantation of bone marrow stem cells that are genetically engineered to overexpress brain derived neurotrophic factor reduces behavioral 77
    • deficits in the yeast artificial chromosome mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Cell Transplantation (in press).INVITED TALKS, COLLOQUIA, AND SEMINARSDunbar, G.L. Ganglioside-treatment for learning deficits following brain injury. Colloquium for Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 2, 1987.Dunbar, G.L. Reduction of lesion-induced learning deficits by GM1 Ganglioside. Colloquium for Department of Psychology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, March 10, 1987.Dunbar, G.L. Gangliosides as treatment for brain injury. Colloquium for Psychology Department, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, March 16, 1987.Dunbar, G.L. Use of gangliosides to reduce lesion-induced behavioral deficits. Colloquium for Psychology Department, Augustana College, Mobile, Illinois, March 27, 1987.Dunbar, G.L. Treatment with GM1 ganglioside for learning deficits caused by brain injury. Colloquium for Psychology Department, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania, March 30, 1987.Dunbar, G.L. Pharmacological treatment of behavioral deficits following brain injury. Colloquium for Psychology Department, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, April 8, 1987.Dunbar, G.L. Use of gangliosides as treatment for behavioral deficits following brain damage. Neuroscience Seminar Series, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, May 1, 1987.Dunbar, G.L. How to fix a broken brain. Psychology Alumni Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 14, 1988.Dunbar, G.L. Pharmacological treatments of brain damage. Talk for Pre-Med Club, Department of Biology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, November 7, 1988.Dunbar, G.L. Use of gangliosides a pharmacological treatment for brain damage. Biology Colloquium, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, January 12, 1989. 78
    • Dunbar, G.L. Use of d-amphetamine as a treatment for behavioral deficits following brain damage. Neuroscience Seminar, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, June 13, 1989.Dunbar, G.L. Use of GM1-ganglioside to reduce behavioral deficits following brain damage. Neuroscience Seminar Series, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, Michigan, February 2, 1989.Dunbar, G.L. The use of GM1 ganglioside as a pharmacological treatment for behavioral deficits after brain damage. Biopsychology Colloquium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, December 12, 1989.Aizawa, K., Dunbar, G.L., Fuller, G., and McHenry, L.B. Animal research: Is it ethical? Psi Chi Colloquium on Animal Research, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 16, 1990.Dunbar, G.L. Ganglioside as treatment for brain injury. Neuroscience Colloquium, Alma College, Alma, Michigan, December 5, 1990.Janis, L.S., Weaver, C.L., and Dunbar, G.L. Lesions to the nucleus basalis produce only temporary disruptions in a spatial working memory task: evidence against the cholinergic hypothesis of Alzheimers disease. Rutgers University Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Mini-Symposium, Newark, New Jersey, November 1, 1991.Dunbar, G.L. Treatment of lesion-induced learning deficits with GM1-ganglioside. Research Seminar in General Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, November 22, 1991.Dunbar, G.L., Smith, G.A., Janis, L.S., Snyder, B.J., and Mead, L.A. Treatments of d- amphetamine reduce age-related memory deficits in rats. Faculty Creativity Day, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 25, 1992.Dunbar, G.L., Smith, G.A., Bishop, T.W., and Curtis, C.L. Cognitive deficits in animal models of neurodegenerative diseases. Central Michigan University Centennial Alumni Neuroscience Conference, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 17, 1992.Dunbar, G.L. Psychology in the 21st Century: Good News and Bad News. Central Michigan University Chapter of Psi Chi Annual Banquet, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, November 22, 1992.Dunbar, G.L., Rylett, R.J., Schmidt, R.M., Sinclair, R.C., and Williams, L.R. Hippocampal choline acetyltransferase activity correlates with spatial learning in aged rats. Faculty Creativity Day, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 24, 1993. 79
    • Dunbar, G.L. Establishing an undergraduate neuroscience program in a mid-sized university. Annual Meeting of the Association for Neuroscience Departments and Programs, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1993.Dunbar, G.L. Memory impairments in two animal models of Alzheimers disease. Faculty Research and Creativity Day, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 2, 1994.Dunbar, G.L. Animal models of Neurodegeneration and Therapeutic Strategies. Biology Colloquium, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 24, 1994.Dunbar, G.L. Current issues in undergraduate neuroscience education. Annual Meeting of the Association for Neuroscience Departments and Programs, Washington, D.C., April 25, 1995.Dunbar, G.L. and Smith, M.O. Workshop on NSF grants for undergraduate education. Project Kaleidoscope Workshop on Interdisciplinary Connections: Undergraduate Neuroscience Education. Davidson College, Davidson, NC, July 28-30, 1995.Dunbar, G.L. An undergraduate neuroscience program at a state university. Project Kaleidoscope Workshop on Interdisciplinary Connections: Undergraduate Neuroscience Education. Davidson College, Davidson, NC, July 28-30, 1995.Dunbar, G.L. New developments in research for effective treatments of Huntingtons disease. Meeting of the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Huntingtons Disease Society of America. Saginaw, Michigan, November 2, 1995.Dunbar, G.L. Creative activity as part of a university education. Keynote address at the Third Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 24, 1996.Dunbar, G.L. Huntington’s disease: Possible causes, models, and potential treatments. Keynote address at the Second Annual Michigan Convention of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Lansing, Michigan, April 27, 1996.Dunbar, G.L. Careers in neuroscience. Meeting of Central Michigan University Chapter of Psi Chi, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, September 24, 1996.Dunbar, G.L. Spatial memory deficits in animal models of Huntington’s disease. Research Seminar in General Psychology. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, December 4, 1996.Dunbar, G.L. Animal models of Alzheimer’s disease. Presentation to Mt. Pleasant Lions Club. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, January 20, 1997. 80
    • Dunbar, G.L. Research using animal models of Huntington’s disease. Address at the Mid-Michigan Meeting for the Second Annual Brain Awareness Week Celebration. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 20, 1997.Dunbar, G.L. Animal models of Huntington’s disease: implications for subcortical cognition. Eighty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Atlanta, Georgia, March 28, 1997.Dunbar, G.L. Research with animal models of Huntington’s disease. Address at the Third Annual Michigan Convention of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Lansing, Michigan, April 19, 1997.Dunbar, G.L. Developments in experimental treatments for Huntington’s disease. Meeting of the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Saginaw, Michigan, May 1, 1997.Dunbar, G.L. The search for an effective treatment for Huntington’s disease. Meeting of the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 21, 1997.Dunbar, G.L. New research developments on the possible causes of Huntington’s disease. Annual Business Meeting of the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Lansing, Michigan, September 13, 1997.Dunbar, G.L. Neuroscience in graduate schools. Address to Central Michigan University Chapter of Psi Chi. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, September 23, 1997.Dunbar, G.L. College experiences at Central Michigan University. Address at the Pre- Orientation Reception. Lansing, Michigan, March 16, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Comparison of three models of Huntington’s disease. Presentation at Central Michigan University’s Faculty Research and Creativity Day. Mt Pleasant, Michigan, March 25, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Thinking like a reviewer. Talk given at the 1998 Grant Writing Workshop. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, May 13, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Use of neurotoxins in animal models of Huntington’s disease. Talk for the Midland Chapter of Sigma Xi. Midland, Michigan, May 13, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Let your heart lead the way. Keynote Address at Cadillac Senior High School Commencement Ceremony. Cadillac, Michigan, May 31, 1998. 81
    • Dunbar, G.L. Effects of lesion on spatial and nonspatial learning. Workshop presented at Project Kaleidoscope Interdisciplinary Connections: Blueprints for Reform in Undergraduate Neuroscience, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, June 12-14, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Developing a neuroscience program in psychology. Workshop presented at Project Kaleidoscope Interdisciplinary Connections: Blueprints for Reform in Undergraduate Neuroscience, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, June 12-14, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. How to be an excellent graduate assistant. Keynote Address at Central Michigan University Graduate Assistant Training Program. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, August 28, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Morrie’s lessons for life. Keynote Address at Central Michigan University Convocation. August 31, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Possible strategies for the treatment of Huntington’s disease. Keynote Address at the General Meeting of the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Lansing, Michigan, September 19, 1998.Haik-Creguer, K.L., Dunbar, G.L., Gorzinski, S., and Hulce, V.D. Subchronic low-level lead in postweaning rats produces spatial learning deficits as measured in the radial-arm-water maze. Talk given at the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Advisory Committee Meeting. Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, Michigan, September 23, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Recent research with animal models of Huntington’s disease. Neuroscience colloquium. Albion College, Albion, Michigan , November 20, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Psychology in the real world. Keynote Address at Central Michigan University Chapter of Psi Chi’s Initiation Banquet. November 22, 1998.Dunbar, G.L. Huntington’s disease: Animal models and potential treatments. Talk given at Davidson College. Davidson, North Carolina, March 11, 1999.Dunbar, G.L. The role of research in a college education. Talk given to National Honors Society high school attendees of the Sixth Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 28, 1999.Dunbar, G.L. What’s in it for you? Talk given at Central Michigan University Grant Writing Workshop. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, May 12, 1999.Dunbar, G.L. Dietary supplements as potential treatments for Huntington’s disease. Talk given to Mt. Pleasant Support Group of the Huntington’s Disease Society of 82
    • America, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, September 7, 1999.Dunbar, G.L. Developments of animal models and testing of potential treatments for Huntington’s disesase. Talk given for Research Seminar in Experimental Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, September 8, 1999.Dunbar, G.L. New developments in research on Huntington’s disease. Talk given to the Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Lansing, Michigan, September 11, 1999.Dunbar, G.L. Creatine and co-enzyme Q10 as potential treatments for Huntington’s disease. Talk given to Retired Faculty Association of Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 7, 1999.Dunbar, G.L. New developments in research on Huntington’s disease. Talk given to the Mt. Pleasant Support Group of the Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, February 8, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Brain research at Central Michigan University. Brain Awareness Week Open House at Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 16, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Psychology in the twenty-first century. Keynote Address for the 13th Annual Michigan Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Albion College, Albion, Michigan, April 8, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Pharmacological treatments for Huntington’s disease. Talk given to Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 10, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Potential pharmacological treatments for Huntington’s disease. Thirty- second Annual Best Paper Lecture, Midland Chapter of Sigma Xi, Midland, Michigan, April 18, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Research and creative endeavors as an important part of a college education. Talk given to prospective students attending the Seventh Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition Day, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 26, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Thinking like a reviewer. Talk given to the Central Michigan University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Grant-Writing Workshop. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, May 10, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Low-cost behavioral assays: cognitive and motor assessments in rodents. Project Kaleidoscope Workshop on Undergraduate Education: From the 83
    • Enchanted Loom to the World Wide Web. Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, June 22-24, 2001.Dunbar, G.L. Huntington’s disease: animal models and potential treatments. Talk given to Central Michigan University Chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 3, 2000.Dunbar, G.L. Research updates on Huntington’s disease. Talk given to the Mt. Pleasant Support Group of the Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, January 9, 2001.Dunbar, G.L. Potential treatments for cognitive and motor deficits in rodent models of Huntington’s disease. Talk given to Michigan State University Neuroscience Seminar Series. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, February 22, 2001.Dunbar, G.L. Low-cost behavioral assays: cognitive and motor assessments in rodents. Presentation given at the Project Kaleidoscope/Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Workshop, Undergraduate Neuroscience Education: From the Enchanted Loom to the World Wide Web. Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, June 22-24, 2001.Dunbar, G.L. Recent advances in research on Huntington’s disease. Talk given to Mt. Pleasant Huntington’s Disease Support Group. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, August 14, 2001.Dunbar, G.L. Research for treatment of Huntington’s disease. Keynote address, General Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Lansing, Michigan, September 22, 2001.Dunbar, G.L. Use of animal models for testing potential treatments for Huntington’s disease. Talk given to Central Michigan University Chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 23, 2001.Dunbar, G.L. Update on research in Huntington’s Disease. Talk given to Mt. Pleasant Huntington’s Disease Support Group. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan,April 9, 2002.Dunbar, G.L. New developments in research for treatment of Huntington’s disease. Keynote address, General Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Lansing, Michigan, September 21, 2002.Dunbar, G.L. Testing potential therapies for cognitive and motor deficits in rodent 84
    • models of Huntington’s disease. Talk given to University of Michigan Biopsychology Seminar Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 15, 2002.Dunbar, G.L. Use of Animal Models for Testing Potential Therapies for Huntington’s Disease. Talk given to research seminar in general psychology. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 23, 2002.Dunbar, G.L. Use of Pharmacological and Stem-Cell Therapies for treating cognitive and motor deficits in rodent models of Huntington’s disease. Talk given for plenary session of the neuroscience seminar series, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, February 9, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. Current research in Huntington’s Disease. Talk given to Mt. Pleasant Huntington’s Disease Support Group. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 11, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. Brain and Learning. Workshop presented for Gratiot-Isabella Regional Educational Service District. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 12, 2003.Dunbar, G.L., Oh-Lee, J.D., and Lescaudron, L.L. Use of bone marrow derived stem cells to counteract behavioral deficits in two rodent models of Huntington’s disease. Poster at Faculty Excellence Day, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 26, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. The importance of psychology in everyday life. Talk at the Psi Chi Banquet. Mt. Pleasant Country Club, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 13, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. Neuroscience Program at Central Michigan University. Talk given to the Board of Trustees, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 24, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. Testing Potential Treatments in Rodent Models of Huntington’s Disease. Keynote address at the annual business meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Lansing, Michigan, September 27, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. Ethical Questions Concerning the Use of Stem Cell and Gene Therapies. Presentation at “The Ethical Frontiers of Biomedicine” symposium at Montcalm Community College, Sidney, Michigan, October 14, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. Potential Treatments for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Talk given at Preserving Your Health and Wealth for Central Michigan University alumni. Apple Mountain, Freeland, Michigan, October 16, 2003. 85
    • Dunbar, G.L. Testing Potential Treatments for Behavioral and Neuropathological Deficits in Rodent Models of Huntington’s Disease. Field Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Saint Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw Michigan, October 17, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. History of Neuroscience. Guest lecture for History of Psychology. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 20, 2003.Dunbar, G.L. Update on Research for Treatments of Huntington’s Disease. Talk given to Mt. Pleasant Support Group of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. March 9, 2004.Dunbar, G.L. Testing Potential Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease. Talk given to College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences Campus Campaign Committee. March 11, 2004.Dunbar, G.L., Unni, D., and Lescaudron, L. Use of adult bone marrow stem cells to counteract cognitive deficits in a rat model of Huntington’s disease. Poster at Faculty Excellence Day, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 24, 2004.Backs, R., Beehr, T., Bradley-Johnson, S., Dunbar, G.L., Hageman, J., Johnson, C., and Poole, D. Panel discussion on importance of research in undergraduate psychology education for Central Michigan University Chapter of American Psychological Society Student Caucus. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 25, 2004.Dunbar, G.L. A Brief History of the Neuroscience Program at Central Michigan University. Talk given for the Brain Awareness Week and Grand Opening of the Health Professions Building. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 26, 2004.Dunbar, G.L. New Developments in Huntington’s Research. Talk given to the Saginaw Support Group of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Saginaw, Michigan, April 1, 2004.Dunbar, G.L. Use of bone marrow stem cells as a potential treatment for neurodegenerative diseases. Talk given to Isabella Parkinson’s Support Group, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 8, 2004.Dunbar, G.L. New Initiatives in Teaching Undergraduate Neuroscience. Invited presentation to Association of Neuroscience Departments and Programs, Washington, D.C., May 2, 2004.Baylor, A., Dunbar, G.L., Flynn, T., Houser, D., Lentner, R.(moderator). Forum on Huntington’s Disease. Huntington Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter. Flint, Michigan, September 13, 2004. 86
    • Dunbar, G.L. Hunting Treatments for Huntington’s Disease: A Researcher’s Personal Journey. Keynote address at the semi-annual meeting of the Michigan Chapter for Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Lansing, Michigan, September 18, 2004.Dunbar, G.L. and Stevens, C. Establishing and Upgrading Animal Care Programs for Undergraduate Neuroscience Laboratories. Undergraduate Neuroscience Education: Leadership, Laboratories, and a Curriculum for the 21st Century. Project Kaleidoscope and Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Workshop, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, July 15-17, 2005.Dunbar, G.L. Drugs, Stem Cell, and Gene Therapy for Huntington’s Disease. Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter Annual Business Meeting, Lansing, Michigan, September 25th, 2005.Dunbar, G.L. Research as a Critical Component of Education: Student-Centered Studies using Stem Cell Transplants. Keynote Address, Central Missouri State University Scholars Symposium, Warrensburg, Missouri, April 3, 2006.Dunbar, G.L. Balancing Teaching and Research. Invited Talk for the Faculty Center for Instructional Technology and Office of Research and Sponsored Program’s First Fridays Program, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October 6, 2006.Dunbar, G.L. Experimental Therapies for Cognitive and Motor Deficits in Rodent Models of Huntingtons Disease. Neuroscience Seminar, University of North Dakota Medical School, Grand Forks, North Dakota, October 9, 2006.Dunbar, G. L. Preclinical Assessments of Stem Cell and Pharmacological Therapies for Huntingtons Disease. Talk given to Field Neurosciences Institute’s Grand Rounds, St. Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw Michigan, December 7, 2006.Dunbar, G. L. Huntington’s Dementia. Talk given to Michigan Dementia Coalition, Livingston Educational Services Agency, Howell, Michigan, February 20, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. Experimental Therapies for Huntington’s Disease. Talk given at University of Nantes Neuroscience Seminar, Nantes, France, April 10, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. and Baum, M. Use of Stem Cells for Therapeutic Research. Talk given to the Rotary Club, Cadillac, Michigan, April 17, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. Issues Surrounding the Use of Stem Cells in Research. Talk given to the Rotary Club, Bay City, Michigan, July 19, 2007. 87
    • Dunbar, G.L. Advice for New Teachers. Talk given at the New Faculty Orientation, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, August 21, 2007.Dunbar, G.L., and Baum, M. Views and Opinions Concerning Stem Cell Research. Talk given at Baker College, Cadillac, Michigan, August 24, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. Recent Advances in Huntington’s Disease Research. Talk given at the Annual Meeting of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Michigan Chapter, Lansing, Michigan, September 15, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. Experimental Strategies for Treating Huntington’s Disease. Talk given for Applied Experimental Psychology Seminar, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, September 19, 2008.Dunbar, G.L. Why major in Neuroscience? Talk given to the Central Michigan University Chapter of Psi Chi, National Honor Society for Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, October, 16, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. and Baum, M. Stem Cell Research for Rehabilitation. Talk given at the Michigan Rehabilitation Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 25, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. and Ramirez, J.J. Graduate School: Applying and Succeeding. Talk given at the Survival Workshop, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, California, November 3, 2007.Dunbar, G.L. Neurobiological Underpinnings of Dementia. Talk given to gerontology students, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, January 23, 2008.Baum, M., Coury, C., Dunbar, G.L., Eliason, J., and Schwarz, J. Medical, Ethical, and Political Issues of Stem Cell Research. Symposium given at Albion College, Albion, Michigan, February 20, 2008.Dunbar, G.L., Gibson, B., Hixson, M., Otani, H., Skeel, R., and Wagner, S. Workshop on Student Research and Publication. Association for Psychological Science Student Caucus, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 2, 2008.INTERVIEWSWCMU-TV, Editor’s Notepad, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, April 7, 1995 (Research on neurodegenerative disorders) 88
    • WWTV/WWUP-TV, News, Cadillac, Michigan, March 20, 1997 (Research on Huntington’s disease)WJRT-TV, News, Flint, Michigan, September 30, 1997 (Research on Huntington’s disease)WWJ-radio, News, Detroit, Michigan, October 23, 1997 (Michigan Professor of the Year Award)WWTV/WWUP-TV, News, Cadillac, Michigan, October 24, 1997 (Michigan Professor of the Year Award)WYUR, News, Detroit, Michigan, October 24, 1997 (Michigan Professor of the Year Award)WCMU-TV, Editor’s Notepad, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, November 7, 1997 (Michigan Professor of the Year Award)WCTV-3, Huntington’s Disease Update IV, Midland, Michigan, November 19, 1997 (Drug treatments for Huntington’s disease)WCMU-TV, Editor’s Notepad, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, February 24, 1998 (Research on Huntington’s disease)WWTV/WWUP-TV, Central Connections: CMU in Northern Michigan, Cadillac, Michigan, July 15, 1998 (Research on Huntington’s disease)WCTV-3, Huntington’s Disease Update XIV-XV, Midland, Michigan, December 2, 1998 (Drug treatments for Huntington’s disease)Tamplia, Lorra (1999). Living with Huntington’s disease. Disability Life, November issue, pp 38-42.WOOD-Radio (2001). Use of stem cells in research. March 13, 2001.Development and Alumni Relations (2003). A new vision of excellence: the campaign for Central Michigan University.Midland News. Need for heroes. February 18, 2004.Saginaw News. Technology in the new Health Professions Building. March 5, 2004.WCMU-TV, Inside Central. Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience lifetime achievement award. March, 9, 2004. 89
    • Mt. Pleasant Morning Sun. Benefits of the New Health Professions Building for the neuroscience program at Central Michigan University. March 26, 2004.WCMU Radio. Interview on use of stem cells to treat neurodegenerative diseases. September 2, 2005.WTOM TV7/4. Interview on testing Cerise Nutraceutical product. Traverse City, Michigan, November 13, 2006.WTCM Radio. Interview on testing Cerise Nutraceutical product. December 14, 2006.Cadillac Evening News. Interview on use of stem cells for therapeutic research. Cadillac, Michigan, April 17, 2007.Cadillac Evening News. Interview on stem cells. Cadillac, Michigan, August 24, 2007.WZZM TV13. Interview on stem cells. Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 24, 2007.Battle Creek Enquirer. Interview on stem cells. Albion, Michigan, February 20, 2008.Jackson Citizen Patriot. Interview on stem cells. Albion, Michigan, February 20, 2008. 90