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Zoe Rebecca Donaldson

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
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    TitleAsst Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
    DepartmentBiology-MCD Instruction

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    K99MH102352     (DONALDSON, ZOE REBECCA)Jul 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2016
    Variation in serotonin 1a receptor expression as a source of depression risk
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R00MH102352     (DONALDSON, ZOE REBECCA)Jul 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2019
    Variation in serotonin 1a receptor expression as a source of depression risk
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Perusini JN, Cajigas SA, Cohensedgh O, Lim SC, Pavlova IP, Donaldson ZR, Denny CA. Optogenetic stimulation of dentate gyrus engrams restores memory in Alzheimer's disease mice. Hippocampus. 2017 Jul 01. PMID: 28667669.
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    2. Donaldson ZR, le Francois B, Santos TL, Almli LM, Boldrini M, Champagne FA, Arango V, Mann JJ, Stockmeier CA, Galfalvy H, Albert PR, Ressler KJ, Hen R. The functional serotonin 1a receptor promoter polymorphism, rs6295, is associated with psychiatric illness and differences in transcription. Transl Psychiatry. 2016 Mar 01; 6:e746. PMID: 26926882; PMCID: PMC4872437.
    3. Samuels BA, Anacker C, Hu A, Levinstein MR, Pickenhagen A, Tsetsenis T, Madroñal N, Donaldson ZR, Drew LJ, Dranovsky A, Gross CT, Tanaka KF, Hen R. 5-HT1A receptors on mature dentate gyrus granule cells are critical for the antidepressant response. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Nov; 18(11):1606-16. PMID: 26389840; PMCID: PMC4624493.
    4. Fusani L, Donaldson Z, London SE, Fuxjager MJ, Schlinger BA. Expression of androgen receptor in the brain of a sub-oscine bird with an elaborate courtship display. Neurosci Lett. 2014 Aug 22; 578:61-5. PMID: 24954076; PMCID: PMC4359618.
    5. Branford S, Yeung DT, Parker WT, Roberts ND, Purins L, Braley JA, Altamura HK, Yeoman AL, Georgievski J, Jamison BA, Phillis S, Donaldson Z, Leong M, Fletcher L, Seymour JF, Grigg AP, Ross DM, Hughes TP. Prognosis for patients with CML and >10% BCR-ABL1 after 3 months of imatinib depends on the rate of BCR-ABL1 decline. Blood. 2014 Jul 24; 124(4):511-8. PMID: 24859364.
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    6. Donaldson ZR, Hen R. From psychiatric disorders to animal models: a bidirectional and dimensional approach. Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Jan 01; 77(1):15-21. PMID: 24650688; PMCID: PMC4135025.
    7. Donaldson ZR, Young LJ. The relative contribution of proximal 5' flanking sequence and microsatellite variation on brain vasopressin 1a receptor (Avpr1a) gene expression and behavior. PLoS Genet. 2013 Aug; 9(8):e1003729. PMID: 24009523; PMCID: PMC3757045.
    8. Donaldson ZR, Piel DA, Santos TL, Richardson-Jones J, Leonardo ED, Beck SG, Champagne FA, Hen R. Developmental effects of serotonin 1A autoreceptors on anxiety and social behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Jan; 39(2):291-302. PMID: 23907404; PMCID: PMC3870787.
    9. Hansen HB, Donaldson Z, Link BG, Bearman PS, Hopper K, Bates LM, Cheslack-Postava K, Harper K, Holmes SM, Lovasi G, Springer KW, Teitler JO. Independent review of social and population variation in mental health could improve diagnosis in DSM revisions. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 May; 32(5):984-93. PMID: 23614899; PMCID: PMC3837624.
    10. Donaldson ZR, Nautiyal KM, Ahmari SE, Hen R. Genetic approaches for understanding the role of serotonin receptors in mood and behavior. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2013 Jun; 23(3):399-406. PMID: 23385115; PMCID: PMC3652904.
    11. Hopkins WD, Donaldson ZR, Young LJ. A polymorphic indel containing the RS3 microsatellite in the 5' flanking region of the vasopressin V1a receptor gene is associated with chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) personality. Genes Brain Behav. 2012 Jul; 11(5):552-8. PMID: 22520444; PMCID: PMC3389165.
    12. Donaldson ZR. We're the Same... but Different: Addressing Academic Divides in the Study of Brain and Behavior. Front Behav Neurosci. 2010; 4. PMID: 20700499; PMCID: PMC2917217.
    13. Donaldson ZR, Spiegel L, Young LJ. Central vasopressin V1a receptor activation is independently necessary for both partner preference formation and expression in socially monogamous male prairie voles. Behav Neurosci. 2010 Feb; 124(1):159-163. PMID: 20141291; PMCID: PMC2846693.
    14. Donaldson ZR, Yang SH, Chan AW, Young LJ. Production of germline transgenic prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster) using lentiviral vectors. Biol Reprod. 2009 Dec; 81(6):1189-95. PMID: 19641177; PMCID: PMC2802233.
    15. Donaldson ZR, Young LJ. Oxytocin, vasopressin, and the neurogenetics of sociality. Science. 2008 Nov 07; 322(5903):900-4. PMID: 18988842.
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    16. Donaldson ZR, Kondrashov FA, Putnam A, Bai Y, Stoinski TL, Hammock EA, Young LJ. Evolution of a behavior-linked microsatellite-containing element in the 5' flanking region of the primate AVPR1A gene. BMC Evol Biol. 2008 Jun 23; 8:180. PMID: 18573213; PMCID: PMC2483724.
    17. Bourdélat-Parks BN, Anderson GM, Donaldson ZR, Weiss JM, Bonsall RW, Emery MS, Liles LC, Weinshenker D. Effects of dopamine beta-hydroxylase genotype and disulfiram inhibition on catecholamine homeostasis in mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2005 Nov; 183(1):72-80. PMID: 16163519.
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    18. Tillman JA, Lu F, Goddard LM, Donaldson ZR, Dwinell SC, Tittiger C, Hall GM, Storer AJ, Blomquist GJ, Seybold SJ. Juvenile hormone regulates de novo isoprenoid aggregation pheromone biosynthesis in pine bark beetles, Ips spp., through transcriptional control of HMG-CoA reductase. J Chem Ecol. 2004 Dec; 30(12):2459-94. PMID: 15724966.
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