Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2000.
Investigation of the genetic and molecular basis of learning and memory
and interaction between nicotine and alcohol using transgeneic and
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1986.
Molecular identification of genes underlying initial sensitivity to
alcohol and alcohol preference.
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1990.
Evaluation of the role of protein kinase C in sensitivity to ehtanol and
development of ethanol tolerance.
Christopher M. Butt
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2000.
Studies of ethanol and nicotine interactions using neurochemistry,
behavior, and a merging of classical genetics with null-mutation
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1987.
Longitudinal analysis of specific cognitive abilities and problem
Ph.D., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 2001. Investigation of
genetic factors that contribute to nicotine, alcohol, and drug use problems.
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2002.
Working memory and executive functions, including indiviudal differences
and behavioral genetic analyses of executive functions such as
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1973.
Function of nicotine in the central nervous system of mice, specifically,
nicotine-stimulated release of neurotransmitters from synaptosomes.
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1992.
Study of DAF-16 in regulating longevity and stress resisitance in the
nematode C. elegans,
Nate W. Kahn
Ph.D., University of Denver, 1999.
Molecular genetics of stress resistance and aging, using transgenic
C. elegans for analysis of loci and molecular mechanisms involved
in stress responses and longevity.
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1999.
Research into the methodology for detecting quantitative trait loci;
particularly in relation to substance abuse disorders and conduct
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 1981.
Molecular geentics; modeling of neurodegenerative diseases using
transgenic C. elegans.
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1974.
Genetic influences on molecular, biochemical, physiological, and
behavioral factors mediating the responses to nicotine in mice.
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1999.
Examines behavioral and biochemical effects of nicotine in null mutant and
transgenic animals; genetic basis of nicotine tolerance and withdrawal.
Ph.D., University of Queensland, 2000.
Demographics of aging in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans-
Identification of long-lived individuals in genetically homogeneous
Ph.D., University of TExas, 1992.
Genetic mapping and identification of genes underlying dietary
restriction's ability to retard aging in mice.
Ph.D., University of Helsinki, 2000.
The central effects of nicotine, using combined biochemical, behavioral
and gene null mutation approach.
Ph,D., University of Colorado, 1996.
Genetic and environmental influences on the development of temperament,
personality, and problem behavior; behavior genetics of psychopathology
and health behaviors.
Ph.D., Texas Technical University, 1993.
Differential gene expression underlying QTL action in alcohol sensitivity
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1994.
Genetic and environmental influences on development of learning
disabilities and academic achievement.
Ph.D., University of Bath, U.K., 1996.
Molecular basis of nicotine's central effects, using a combined
biochemical, receptor binding, and gene null mutation approach.
Ph.D., Peking University, 1995.
Statistical and genetic analysis on aging in C. elegans.
Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1998.
Genetic and environmental factors underlying the development of conduct
disorder, ADHD and substance use problems; links between executive
cognitive function and developmental psychopathology.
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