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Melloni Cook, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Experimental (Behavioral Neuroscience)

Phone
901.678.1516
Fax
901.678.2579
Office
Psychology Building, 406
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Education

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Mary Washington College

Research Interests
  • Genetic Basis of Complex Traits
  • Animal Models of Anxiety
Recent Publications
  • Baker, J. A., Li, J., Zhou, D., Yang, M., Cook, M. N., Jones, B. C., Mulligan, M. N., Hamre, K. M., and Lu, L. (In press 2016) Analyses of Differentially-Expressed Genes After Exposure to Acute Stress, Acute Ethanol, or a Combination of Both in Mice. Alcohol.
  • Urquhart, K. R., Zhao, Y., Baker, J. A., Yan, L., Cook, M. N., Jones, B. C., Hamre, K. M, and Lu, L. (2016) A Novel Heat Shock Protein Alpha 8 (Hspa8) Molecular Network Mediating Responses to Stress- and Ethanol-Related Behaviors. Neurogenetics. 17(2):91-105. doi: 10.1007/s10048-015-0470-0
  • Dickson, P. E., Miller, M. M., Calton, M. A., Bubier, J.A., Cook, M. N., Goldowitz, D., Chesler, E. J., and Mittleman, G. (2016). Systems genetics of intravenous cocaine self-administration in the BXD recombinant inbred mouse panel. Psychopharmacology 233 (4): 701-14. doi:10.1007/s00213-015-4147-z
  • Okaty, B. W., Freret, M. E., Brust, R. D., Hennessy, M. L., deBarios, D., Kim, J. C., Cook, M. N., Dymecki, S. (2015). Multi-Scale Molecular Deconstruction of the Serotonin Neuron System. Neuron 88:774-91. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2015.10.007.