Florida State University
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Katherine Wright

Graduate Student
Biomedical Sciences
MSR 3310


Behavioral neuroscience, sex differences in response to drugs of abuse, DNA methylation and cocaine relapse. Antidepressant effects of ketamine, and dendritic spine morphology.
Recent Publications
Wright KN, Strong CE, Addonizio MN, Brownstein NC, Kabbaj M, Reinforcing properties of an intermittent, low dose of ketamine in rats: effects of sex and cycle, Psychopharmacology (Berl), 2017 PubMed
Strong CE, Schoepfer KJ, Dossat AM, Saland SK, Wright KN, Kabbaj M, Locomotor sensitization to intermittent ketamine administration is associated with nucleus accumbens plasticity in male and female rats, Neuropharmacology, 2017 PubMed
Dossat AM, Jourdi H, Wright KN, Strong CE, Sarkar A, Kabbaj M, Viral-mediated Zif268 expression in the prefrontal cortex protects against gonadectomy-induced working memory, long-term memory, and social interaction deficits in male rats, Neuroscience, 2017 PubMed
Sun H, Damez-Werno DM, Scobie KN, Shao NY, Dias C, Rabkin J, Wright KN, Mouzon E, Kabbaj M, Neve R, Turecki G, Shen L, Nestler EJ, Regulation of BAZ1A and nucleosome positioning in the nucleus accumbens in response to cocaine, Neuroscience, 2017 PubMed
Duclot F, Perez-Taboada I, Wright KN, Kabbaj M , Prediction of individual differences in fear response by novelty seeking, and disruption of contextual fear memory reconsolidation by ketamine., Neuropharmacology., 2016 PubMed
Iñiguez SD, Riggs LM, Nieto SJ, Wright KN, Zamora NN, Cruz B, Zavala AR, Robison AJ, Mazei-Robison MS, Fluoxetine exposure during adolescence increases preference for cocaine in adulthood, Sci Rep, 2015 PubMed
Wright KN, Hollis F, Duclot F, Dossat AM, Strong CE, Francis TC, Mercer R, Feng J, Dietz DM, Lobo MK, Nestler EJ, Kabbaj M, Methyl supplementation attenuates cocaine-seeking behaviors and cocaine-induced c-Fos activation in a DNA methylation-dependent manner, J Neurosci, 2015 PubMed
Iñiguez SD, Alcantara LF, Warren BL, Riggs LM, Parise EM, Vialou V, Wright KN, Dayrit G, Nieto SJ, Wilkinson MB, Lobo MK, Neve RL, Nestler EJ, Bolaños-Guzmán CA, Fluoxetine exposure during adolescence alters responses to aversive stimuli in adulthood, J Neurosci, 2014 PubMed
Warren BL, Vialou VF, Iñiguez SD, Alcantara LF, Wright KN, Feng J, Kennedy PJ, Laplant Q, Shen L, Nestler EJ, Bolaños-Guzmán CA, Neurobiological sequelae of witnessing stressful events in adult mice, Biol Psychiatry, 2013 PubMed
Parise EM, Alcantara LF, Warren BL, Wright KN, Hadad R, Sial OK, Kroeck KG, Iñiguez SD, Bolaños-Guzmán CA, Repeated ketamine exposure induces an enduring resilient phenotype in adolescent and adult rats, Biol Psychiatry, 2013 PubMed
Warren BL, Iñiguez SD, Alcantara LF, Wright KN, Parise EM, Weakley SK, Bolaños-Guzmán CA, Juvenile administration of concomitant methylphenidate and fluoxetine alters behavioral reactivity to reward- and mood-related stimuli and disrupts ventral tegmental area gene expression in adulthood, J Neurosci, 2011 PubMed

Faculty Advisor

Mohamed Kabbaj, Biomedical Sciences

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