Faculty and Student Publications

*An asterisk or graduation date denotes a Trinity College undergraduate

PUBLICATIONS:

2015
Koranda, J.L., Ruskin, D.N., Blaise, J.H., and Masino, S.A. 2015. Ketogenic diet reduces magnitude, but not maintenance, of hippocampal long-term potentiation in freely-moving juvenile rats. Neuroscience 2015 conference. Chicago, IL.

Masino, S.A., Koranda, J.L., Ruskin, D.N., and Blaise, J.H. 2015. Effects of a ketogenic diet on hippocampal plasticity in freely-moving juvenile rats. Physiol. Rep. 3:e12411.

Masino, S.A., Fortin, F.A., Murphy, M.I., Saa, L., Ruskin, D.N., in press. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Homeostasis. In Homeostatic Control of Brain Function. S.A. Masino, D. Boison, editors. Oxford, UK:Oxford University Press.

​2014
Church, W.H., Adams, R.E and Wyss, L.S., Ketogenic diet alters dopaminergic activity in the mouse cortex, Neurosci. Lett. 571 (2014) 1-4.

Raskin, S., Maye, J.*, Rogers, A.*, Correll, D.*, Zamroziewicz, M*, & Kurtz, M.  (2014).  Prospective memory in schizophrenia: Relationship to medication management skills, neurocognition, and symptoms in individuals with schizophrenia. Neuropsychology, 28(3):359-65

Ruskin, D.N., Altschuler, J.H., Reuman, H.S., and Masino, S.A. 2014. Effects of a ketogenic diet in BTBR mice using a novel test-retest protocol in the 3-chamber sociability test. Neuroscience 2014 conference. Washington, D.C. 602.618.

2013
Masino, S.A., Kawamura, M., Jr., Cote, J.L., Williams, R.B., and Ruskin, D.N. 2013. Adenosine and autism: a spectrum of opportunities. Neuropharmacology 68:116-121.

Ruskin, D.N., Fortin, J.A., Murphy, M.I., and Masino, S.A. 2013. Ketogenic diet and neuropathic pain. Neuroscience 2013 conference. San Diego, CA. 53.16.

Ruskin, D.N., Suter, T.A.C.S., Ross, J.L., and Masino, S.A. 2013. Ketogenic diets and thermal pain: dissociation of hypoalgesia, elevated ketones, and lowered glucose in rats. J. Pain 14:467-474.

Ruskin, D.N., Svedova, J., Cote, J.L., Sandau, U., Rho, J.M., Kawamura, M., Jr., Boison, D., and Masino, S.A. 2013. Ketogenic diet improves core symptoms of autism in BTBR mice. PLoS One 8:e65021.

2012
Masino, S.A., Svedova, J., Cote, J.L., Kawamura, M., Jr., and Ruskin, D.N. 2012. Ketogenic diet reverses autistic behaviors in BTBR mouse model of autism. Neuroscience 2012 conference. San Diego, CA. 244.25.

Raskin, S., Buckheit, C., & Waxman, A.* (2012).  Effect of Type of Cue, Type of Response, Time Delay and Two Different Ongoing Tasks on Prospective Memory Functioning after Acquired Brain Injury.  Rehabilitation Psychology, 22:1, 40-64

2011
Anderson*, K. E., D. G. Blackburn, and K. D. Dunlap, (2011) Scanning electron microscopy of the placental interface in the viviparous lizard, Sceloporus jarrovi (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae), Journal of Morphology.

Kent D. Dunlap., Ana C. Silva and Michael Chung* (2011). Environmental complexity, seasonality and brain cell proliferation in weakly electric fish, Brachyhypopomus gauderio Journal of Experimental Biology.

Koranda, J.L., Ruskin, D.N., Masino, S.A., and Blaise, J.H. 2011. A ketogenic diet reduces long-term potentiation in the dentate gyrus of freely-behaving rats. J. Neurophysiol. 106:662-666.

Kristina Pappas* and K.D. Dunlap (2011) Shocking comments: Electrocommunication in teleost fish. In: Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From genome to environment. Elsevier Press.

Masino, S.A., Kawamura, M., Jr., Plotkin, L.M., Svedova, J., DiMario, F.J., Jr., and Eigsti, I.-E. 2011. The relationship between the neuromodulator adenosine and behavioral symptoms of autism. Neurosci. Lett. 500:1-5.

Masino, S.A., Svedova, J., Kawamura, M., Jr., DiMario, F.D., Jr., and Eigsti, I.-M. 2011. Adenosine and Autism - Recent Research and a New Perspective. In Autism - A Neurodevelopmental Journey from Genes to Behaviour. V. Eapen, editor. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech. 103-122.

Raskin, S., Woods, S.A., Poquette, A., J., McTaggart, A.B., Sethna, J.* , Williams, R., & Troster. A. (2011).  A differential deficit in time versus event-based prospective memory in Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychology, 25 (2) 201-209

Ruskin, D.N., Ross, J.L., Kawamura, M., Jr., Ruiz, T.L., Geiger, J.D., and Masino, S.A. 2011. A ketogenic diet delays weight loss and does not impair working memory or motor function in the R6/2 1J mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Physiol. Behav. 103:501-507.

Ruskin, D.N., Suter, T.A.C.S., and Masino, S.A. 2011. Dissociation of hypoalgesia, ketosis, and hypoglycemia with two ketogenic diets in the rat. Neuroscience 2011 conference.Washington D.C. 383.04.

2010
Kent D. Dunlap, Brett DiBenedictis* and Seth Banever* (2010) Chirping response of weakly electric knife fish (Apteronotus leptorhynchus) to low frequency electric signals and to heterospecific  electric fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 2234-42.

Daniel Blackburn., Greg.S.Gavelis, Kristie Anderson*, Amy Johnson* and Kent Dunlap. (2010) Placental specializations of the mountain spiny lizard, Sceloporus jarrovi (Phrynosomatidae), Journal of Morphology 271: 1153-75.

2009
Blackburn D.G., K.E. Anderson*, A.R. Johnson, S.R. Knight*, and G.S. Gavelis (2009). "Histology and ultrastructure of the placental membranes of the viviparous brown snake, Storeria dekayi (Colubridae: Natricinae)." Journal of Morphology 270: 1137-1154.

Masino, S.A., Kawamura, M., Wasser, C.A.*, Pomeroy, L.T.*, & Ruskin, D.N. (2009). Adenosine, ketogenic diet and epilepsy: the emergingtherapeutic relationship between metabolism and brain activity. Current Neuropharmacology, 7(3), 257-268.

2008
Blaise, J.H., J.L. Koranda*, U. Chow*, K.E. Haines*, E.C. Dorward*. "Neonatal isolation stress alters bidirectional long term synaptic plasticity in amygdalo-hippocampal synapses in freely behaving adult rats." Brain Research, 1193:25-33, 2008.

Koranda, J.*, Masino, S. A. & Blaise, J. H. (2008). Bidirectional synaptic plasticity in the awake freely behaving mouse. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 167: 160-166.

Knight, S.M.* and D.G. Blackburn (2008). "Scanning electron microscopy of the fetal membranes of the oviparous corn snake, Pituophis guttatus (Colubridae)." Journal of Morphology 269:922-934.

Kent D. Dunlap, Elizabeth McCarthy*, Denisa Jashari* (2008) Electrocommunication signals alone are sufficient to  increase neurogenesis in the brain of adult electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus. Developmental Neurobiology 68: 1420-8.

2007
Garritt, J.L.* and W.H. Church, Monomeric and Polymer ß-cyclodextrins Impart Unique Serpation Effects When Used As Buffer Modifiers in Capillary Zone Electrophoresis, J. Undergrad. Chem. Res. 1 (2007): 41-46.

2006​
Dunlap, K.D., J.F. Castellano* and E. Prendaj*. "Social interaction and cortisol treatment increase cell addition and radial glia fiber density in the diencephalic periventricular zone of adult electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus." Hormones and Behavior 50 (2006): 10-17.

2005
Guardiola-Diaz, H.M., A. Zanno*, N. Kwiatkowski*, and A.D. Vaz. "MT FdR: a ferredoxin reductase from M. tuberculosis that couples to MT CYP51." Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1707, 2-3 (2005): 157-69.​​​​