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Danielle Gulick,  PhD


Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Assistant Professor
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

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Contacts
Email: dgulick@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-7402
Office: ALZ, 311
Mailing address 4001 E. Fletcher Ave MDC36
Tampa, FL 33613
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Education
  • PhD, Psychology Neuroscience, Temple University , Philadelphia, United States - 2009.
  • PhD, Neuroscience/Psychology, Temple University ,USA - 2009.
  • MEd, Science Education, UMASS Amherst ,USA - 2004.
  • BA, Neuroscience, Williams College ,USA - 2001.
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    Interdisciplinary & Emerging Signature Programs
    Neuroscience.
     
    Research Summary

    My research focuses on the neural mechanisms of schizophrenia (SCZ), a devastating disorder that afflicts approximately 1% of the population worldwide, with wide-reaching effects on caregivers, family, and friends of patients, as well as on the economy, with a focus on identifying potential targets for pharmacotherapy. In addition, I am interested in studying the mechanisms underlying the high rates of alcohol and drug abuse in patients with SCZ.

     


    Selected Publications
  • Gamsby, JJ.Templeton, EL.Bonvini, LA.Wang, W.Loros, JJ.Dunlap, JC.Green, AI.Gulick, D. The circadian Per1 and Per2 genes influence alcohol intake, reinforcement, and blood alcohol levels. Behavioural brain research. 249(): 15-21, 2013.
  • Akagbosu, CO.Evans, GC.Gulick, D.Suckow, RF.Bucci, DJ. Exposure to kynurenic acid during adolescence produces memory deficits in adulthood. Schizophrenia bulletin. 38(4): 769-78, 2012.
  • Gulick, D.Gould, TJ. Nicotine acts in the anterior cingulate, but not dorsal or ventral hippocampus, to reverse ethanol-induced learning impairments in the plus-maze discriminative avoidance task. Addiction biology. 16(1): 176-88, 2011.
  • Chau, DT.Gulick, D.Xie, H.Dawson, R.Green, AI. Clozapine chronically suppresses alcohol drinking in Syrian golden hamsters. Neuropharmacology. 58(2): 351-6, 2010.
  • Elias, GA.Gulick, D.Wilkinson, DS.Gould, TJ. Nicotine and extinction of fear conditioning. Neuroscience. 165(4): 1063-73, 2010.
  • Gulick, D.Green, AI. Role of caloric homeostasis and reward in alcohol intake in Syrian golden hamsters. Physiology & behavior. 101(4): 518-26, 2010.
  • Gulick, D.Gould, TJ. The hippocampus and cingulate cortex differentially mediate the effects of nicotine on learning versus on ethanol-induced learning deficits through different effects at nicotinic receptors. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 34(9): 2167-79, 2009.
  • Gulick, D.Gould, TJ. Effects of ethanol and caffeine on behavior in C57BL/6 mice in the plus-maze discriminative avoidance task. Behavioral neuroscience. 123(6): 1271-8, 2009.
  • Gulick, D.Gould, TJ. Interactive effects of ethanol and nicotine on learning, anxiety, and locomotion in C57BL/6 mice in the plus-maze discriminative avoidance task. Neuropharmacology. 57(3): 302-10, 2009.
  • Gulick, D.Gould, TJ. Interactive effects of ethanol and nicotine on learning in C57BL/6J mice depend on both dose and duration of treatment. Psychopharmacology. 196(3): 483-95, 2008.
  • AndrĂ©, JM.Gulick, D.Portugal, GS.Gould, TJ. Nicotine withdrawal disrupts both foreground and background contextual fear conditioning but not pre-pulse inhibition of the acoustic startle response in C57BL/6 mice. Behavioural brain research. 190(2): 174-81, 2008.
  • Gulick, D.Gould, TJ. Varenicline ameliorates ethanol-induced deficits in learning in C57BL/6 mice. Neurobiology of learning and memory. 90(1): 230-6, 2008.
  • Gulick, D.Gould, TJ. Acute ethanol has biphasic effects on short- and long-term memory in both foreground and background contextual fear conditioning in C57BL/6 mice. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 31(9): 1528-37, 2007.

  • Lectures
  • "The Neurobiology of Substance Abuse" Dartmouth Medical School. NH, United States - 2012.
  • "Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol decreases alcohol intake in the Syrian golden hamster" Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference Nanosymposium. DC, United States - 2011.
  • "Interactive effects of ethanol and nicotine on contextual fear conditioning in C57BL/6 mice" Eastern Psychological Association Annual Conference Nanosymposium. PA, United States - 2009.
  • "Role of the hippocampus and cingulate cortex in the interactive effects of ethanol and nicotine on l" Temple Center for Substance Abuse Research Colloquia. PA, United States - 2008.

  • Profile last modified on 01/10/2014