2017

Cable, E. J., Onishi, K. G., & Prendergast, B. J. (2017). Circadian rhythms accelerate wound healing in female siberian hamsters. Physiology and Behavior, 171, 165-174. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.12.019

2016

Prendergast, B. J., & Zucker, I. (2016). Ultradian rhythms in mammalian physiology and behavior. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 40, 150-154. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2016.07.011

Becker, J. B., Prendergast, B. J., & Liang, J. W. (2016). Female rats are not more variable than male rats: A meta-analysis of neuroscience studies. Biology of Sex Differences, 7(1) doi:10.1186/s13293-016-0087-5

2015

Stevenson, T. J., & Prendergast, B. J. (2015). Photoperiodic time measurement and seasonal immunological plasticity. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 37, 76-88. doi:10.1016/j.yfrne.2014.10.002

Prendergast, B. J., Cable, E. J., Stevenson, T. J., Onishi, K. G., Zucker, I., & Kay, L. M. (2015). Circadian disruption alters the effects of lipopolysaccharide treatment on circadian and ultradian locomotor activity and body temperature rhythms of female siberian hamsters. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 30(6), 543-556. doi:10.1177/0748730415609450

Jarjisian, S. G., Butler, M. P., Paul, M. J., Place, N. J., Prendergast, B. J., Kriegsfeld, L. J., & Zucker, I. (2015). Dorsomedial hypothalamic lesions counteract decreases in locomotor activity in male syrian hamsters transferred from long to short day lengths. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 30(1), 42-52. doi:10.1177/0748730414561546

2014

Stevenson, T. J., & Prendergast, B. J. (2014). Reversible DNA methylation regulates seasonal photoperiodic time measurement (proceedings of the national academy of sciences of the united states of america (2013) 110, 41 (16651-16656) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1310643110). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(12), 4645-4646. doi:10.1073/pnas.1321493110

Prendergast, B. J., Onishi, K. G., Patel, P. N., & Stevenson, T. J. (2014). Circadian arrhythmia dysregulates emotional behaviors in aged siberian hamsters. Behavioural Brain Research, 261, 146-157. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2013.12.010

Pyter, L. M., El Mouatassim Bih, S., Sattar, H., & Prendergast, B. J. (2014). Peripheral tumors alter neuroinflammatory responses to lipopolysaccharide in female rats. Brain Research, 1552, 55-63. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2014.01.012

Prendergast, B. J., Onishi, K. G., & Zucker, I. (2014). Female mice liberated for inclusion in neuroscience and biomedical research. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 40, 1-5. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.01.001

Stevenson, T. J., Onishi, K. G., Bradley, S. P., & Prendergast, B. J. (2014). Cell-autonomous iodothyronine deiodinase expression mediates seasonal plasticity in immune function. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 36, 61-70. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2013.10.008

Bradley, S. P., & Prendergast, B. J. (2014). Adaptation to short photoperiods augments circadian food anticipatory activity in siberian hamsters. Hormones and Behavior, 66(1), 159-168. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2013.10.008

Wang, Z. Y., Cable, E. J., Zucker, I., & Prendergast, B. J. (2014). Pregnancy-induced changes in ultradian rhythms persist in circadian arrhythmic siberian hamsters. Hormones and Behavior, 66(2), 228-237. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.04.014

2013

Kampf-Lassin, A., & Prendergast, B. J. (2013). Acute downregulation of type II and type III iodothyronine deiodinases by photoperiod in peripubertal male and female siberian hamsters. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 193, 72-78. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.07.010

Stevenson, T. J., & Prendergast, B. J. (2013). Reversible DNA methylation regulates seasonal photoperiodic time measurement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(41), 16651-16656. doi:10.1073/pnas.1310643110

Prendergast, B. J., Cable, E. J., Patel, P. N., Pyter, L. M., Onishi, K. G., Stevenson, T. J., Ruby N.F. and Bradley, S. P. (2013). Impaired leukocyte trafficking and skin inflammatory responses in hamsters lacking a functional circadian system. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 32, 94-104. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2013.02.007

Prendergast, B. J., Onishi, K. G., & Zucker, I. (2013). Neonatal monosodium glutamate treatment counteracts circadian arrhythmicity induced by phase shifts of the light-dark cycle in female and male siberian hamsters. Brain Research, 1521, 51-58. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2013.05.020

Kampf-Lassin, A. and Prendergast, B.J. (2013) Photoperiod history-dependent responses to intermediate day lengths engage hypothalamic iodothyronine deiodinase type III mRNA expression. American Journal of Physiology [In press. Epub Feb 13]

Pyter, L. M., & Prendergast, B. J. (2013). Individual differences in pre-carcinogen cytokine and corticosterone concentrations and depressive-like behavior predict tumor onset in rats exposed to a carcinogen. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(6), 800-807. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.09.003

Prendergast, B. J., Stevenson, T. J., & Zucker, I. (2013). Sex differences in siberian hamster ultradian locomotor rhythms. Physiology and Behavior, 110-111, 206-212. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2013.01.008

Prendergast, B.J.,, L.M., Kampf-Lassin, A., Patel, P.N. and Stevenson, T.J. (2013) Rapid induction of hypothalamic iodothyronine deiodinase expression by photoperiod and   melatonin in juvenile Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Endocrinology 154: 831-841.

Pyter Prendergast, B.J., Cable, E.J., Cisse, Y.M., Stevenson, T.J. and Zucker, I. (2013) Pineal and gonadal influences on ultradian locomotor rhythms of male Siberian hamsters. Hormones and Behavior 63: 54-64.

 2012

Pyter L.M. and Prendergast, B.J. (2012) Individual differences in pre-carcinogen cytokine and corticosterone concentrations and depressive-like behavior predict tumor onset in rats exposed to a carcinogen. Psychoneuroendocrinology. In press.

Prendergast B.J. & Zucker I. (2012) Photoperiodic influences on ultradian rhythms of male Siberian hamsters. PLoS One 7: e41723.  

Prendergast B.J., Cisse Y.M., Cable E.J. & Zucker I (2012) Dissociation of ultradian and circadian phenotypes in female and male Siberian hamsters. Journal of Biological Rhythms 27: 287-298.

Dooley J.C. & Prendergast B.J. (2012) Photorefractoriness and energy availability interact to permit facultative timing of spring breeding. Behavioral Ecology 23: 1049-1058.

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Prendergast B.J., Beery A.K., Paul M.J. & Zucker I. (2012) Enhancement and suppression of ultradian and circadian rhythms across the female hamster reproductive cycle. Journal of Biological Rhythms 27(3):246-56.

Yee, J.R. and Prendergast, B.J. (2012) Endotoxin elicits ambivalent social behaviors. Psychoneuroendocrinology 37: 1101-1105.

2011

Hoffman, C.L., Higham, J.P., Heistermann, M., Coe, C.L., Prendergast, B.J. and Maestripieri, D. (2011) Immune function and HPA axis activity in free-ranging rhesus macaques. Physiology and Behavior, 104: 507-514.

Prendergast, B.J. (2011) Can day length predict mortality during the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic? Journal of Biological Rhythms, 26: 345-352.

Kampf-Lassin, A., Galang, J., Wei, J. and Prendergast, B.J. (2011) Experience-independent development of the hamster circadian visual system. PLoS One, 6: e16048.

2010

Bradley S.P., Pattullo, L.M., Patel, P.N. and Prendergast B.J. (2010) Photoperiodic regulation of the orexigenic effects of ghrelin in Siberian hamsters. Hormones and Behavior, 58: 647-652.

Yee, J.R. and Prendergast, B.J. (2010) Sex-specific social regulation of inflammatory responses and sickness behaviors. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 24: 942-951.

Pyter, L.M. and Prendergast B.J. (2010) Mammary tumors induce select cognitive impairments. Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 24: 903-907.

Prendergast, B.J. (2010) MT1 melatonin receptors mediate somatic, behavioral, and reproductive neuroendocrine responses to photoperiod and melatonin in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Endocrinology, 151-714-721.

2009

Paul, M.J., Pyter, L.M., Freeman, D.A., Galang, J. and Prendergast, B.J. (2009) Photic and non-photic seasonal cues differentially engage hypothalamic kisspeptin and RFamide-related peptide mRNA expression in Siberian hamsters. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 21: 1007-1014.

Prendergast, B.J. and Pyter, L.M. (2009) Photoperiod history differentially impacts reproduction and immune function in adult Siberian hamsters. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 24: 509-522.

Pyter, L.M., Pineros, V., Galang, J.A., McClintock, M.K. and Prendergast, B.J. (2009) Peripheral tumors induce depression and limbic cytokine production and alter hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 9069-9074.

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Paul, M.J., Galang, J., Schwartz, W.J. and Prendergast B.J. (2009) Intermediate-duration day lengths unmask reproductive responses to non-photic environmental cues. American Journal of Physiology, 296: R1613-R1619 

Pyter, L.M., Galang, J., Kay, L.M. and Prendergast B.J. (2009) Influence of the olfactory bulbs on affective behavior, immune function, and behavioral responses to infection in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Brain Research, 1268: 48-57.

Prendergast, B.J., Pyter, L.M., Galang, J. and Kay, L.M. (2009) Reproductive responses to photoperiod persist in olfactory bulbectomized Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Behavioural Brain Research, 198: 159-164.

Prendergast, B.J., Nelson, R.J. & Zucker, I. (2009) Seasonal rhythms of mammalian behavioral neuroendocrinology. In: Hormones, Brain, and Behavior, 2nd Edition, Volume 1, edited by D. Pfaff, A. Arnold, A. Etgen, S. Fahrbach, R. Moss & R. Rubin. San Diego: Academic Press.

2008

Prendergast, B.J. (2008) Behavioral tolerance to endotoxin is enhanced by adaptation to winter photoperiods. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 33: 540-545.      

Prendergast, B.J. and Kay, L.M. (2008) Affective and adrenocorticotrophic responses to photoperiod in Wistar rats. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 20: 261-267. 

Prendergast, B.J.,  Baillie, S.L., and Dhabhar, F.S. (2008) Gonadal hormone-dependent and -independent regulation of immune function by photoperiod in Siberian hamsters. American Journal of Physiology 294: R384-R392.

Baillie, S.L. and Prendergast, B.J.  (2008) Photoperiodic regulation of behavioral responses to bacterial and viral mimetics: a test of the winter immunoenhancement hypothesis. Journal of Biological Rhythms 23: 81-90.

2007

Prendergast, B.J., Kampf-Lassin, A., Yee, J.R., Galang, J. and Kay, L.M. (2007) Winter day lengths alter circulating T lymphocyte phenotypes and attenuate sickness behaviors in laboratory rats. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 21: 1096-1108.

Freeman, D.A., Kampf-Lassin, A., Galang, J., Wen, J. and Prendergast B.J. (2007) Melatonin acts at the suprachiasmatic nucleus to attenuate behavioral symptoms of infection. Behavioral Neuroscience 121: 689-697.

Freeman, D.A., Teubner, B.J., Smith, C., and Prendergast, B.J. (2007). Exogenous T3 mimics long day lengths in Siberian hamsters. American Journal of Physiology 292: R2368-R2372 

Wen, J. and Prendergast, B.J. (2007) Photoperiodic control of behavioral and thermo-regulatory responses to cytokines. Physiology and Behavior 90: 717-725.

Wen, J., Dhabhar, F.S. and Prendergast B.J. (2007) Pineal-dependent and -independent effects of photoperiod on immune function in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Hormones and Behavior 51: 31-39.

2006 

Prendergast, B.J., Hotchkiss, A.K., Wen, J., Horton, T.H. and Nelson, R.J. (2006) Refractoriness to short day lengths augments tonic and GnRH-stimulated LH secretion. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 18: 339-348.

Beeler, J.A., Prendergast, B.J. and Zhuang, X. (2006) Low-amplitude entrainment of laboratory mice and the impact of circadian phase on commonly used behavioral tests. Physiology and Behavior 87: 870-880.

2005 

Prendergast, B.J. (2005) Internalization of seasonal time. The 2004 Frank A. Beach Lecture. Hormones and Behavior 48: 503-511.

Prendergast, B.J., Bilbo, S.D. and Nelson, R.J. (2005) Short day lengths enhance skin immune responses in gonadectomized Siberian hamsters. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 17: 18-21.

Prendergast, B.J. and Nelson, R.J. (2005) Affective responses to changes in day length in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Psychoneuroendocrinology 30: 205-213.

2004

Prendergast, B.J., Renstrom, R.A. and Nelson, R.J. (2004) Genetic analyses of a seasonal interval timer. Journal of Biological Rhythms 19(4):1-14.

Prendergast, B.J., Bilbo, S.D., Dhabhar, F.S. and Nelson, R.J. (2004) Effects of photoperiod history on immune responses to intermediate day lengths in Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Journal of Neuroimmunology 149: 31-39.

Prendergast, B.J., Hotchkiss, A.H., Bilbo, S.D. and Nelson, R.J. (2004) Peripubertal immune challenges attenuate reproductive development in male Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Biology of Reproduction 70: 813-820.

Prendergast, B.J., Bilbo, S.D., and Nelson, R.J. (2004) Photoperiod controls the induction, retention, and retrieval of antigen-specific immunological memory. American Journal of Physiology 286: R54-R60.

Detillion, C.M., Kraft, T.K.S., Glasper, E.R., Prendergast, B.J., and DeVries, A.C. (2004) Social facilitation of wound healing. Psychoneuroendocrinology 29: 1004-1011.

2003

Prendergast, B.J., Hotchkiss, A.H., and Nelson, R.J. (2003) Photoperiodic regulation of circulating leukocytes in juvenile Siberian hamsters: mediation by melatonin and testosterone. Journal of Biological Rhythms 18: 473-480.

Piatkowska, J.M., Prendergast, B.J., and Gorman, M.R. (2003) Temporal integration of melatonin infusion duration: signal averaging versus frequency dependence. Journal of Pineal Research 35: 91-97.

Bilbo, S.D., Quan, N., Prendergast, B.J., Bowers, S., and Nelson, R.J. (2003) Photoperiod alters the time course of brain cyclooxygynase-2 expression in Siberian hamsters. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 15: 1-7.

Prendergast, B.J., Hotchkiss, A.K., Bilbo, S.D., Kinsey, S.G., and Nelson, R.J. (2003) Photoperiodic adjustments in immune function protect Siberian hamsters from lethal endotoxemia. Journal of Biological Rhythms 18: 51-62.

Kinsey, S.G., Prendergast, B.J., and Nelson, R.J. (2003) Photoperiod and stress affect wound healing in Siberian hamsters. Physiology and Behavior 78: 205-211.

2002

Prendergast, B.J., Mosinger, B. Jr., Kolattukudy, P. and Nelson, R.J. (2002) Hypothalamic gene expression in reproductively photoresponsive and photorefractory Siberian hamsters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 99: 16291-16296.

Prendergast, B.J., Wynne-Edwards, K.E., Yellon, S.M. and Nelson, R.J. (2002) Spontaneous recrudescence of immune function in male Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus). Journal of Neuroendocrinology 14: 318-329.

Prendergast, B.J., Freeman, D.A., Zucker, I. and Nelson, R.J. (2002) Periodic arousal from hibernation is necessary for initiation of immune responses in ground squirrels. American Journal of Physiology 282: R1054-1062.

Prendergast, B.J., Nelson, R.J. and Zucker, I. (2002) Seasonal Rhythms of Mammals: Behavior and Neuroendocrine Substrates. In: Hormones, Brain, and Behavior, Volume 1, edited by D. Pfaff, A. Arnold, A. Etgen, S. Fahrbach, R. Moss & R. Rubin. San Diego: Academic Press.

Prendergast, B.J. (2002) Invited review of: Activity Patterns in Small Mammals: An Ecological Approach, S. Halle and N.C. Stenseth (Eds.). The Quarterly Review of Biology 77: 80-81.

Nelson, R.J. and Prendergast, B.J. (2002) Comment: Form over function? Journal of Biological Rhythms 17: 406-409.

2001

Prendergast, B.J. and Nelson, R.J. (2001) Spontaneous regression of immune function in a photoperiodic rodent (Peromyscus maniculatus). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences 268: 2221-2228 

Prendergast, B.J., Kriegsfeld, L.J. and Nelson, R.J. (2001) Photoperiodic polyphenisms in rodents: neuroendocrine mechanisms, costs and functions. The Quarterly Review of Biology 73: 293-325.

Prendergast, B.J., Yellon , S.M., Tran, L.T. and Nelson, R.J. (2001) Photoperiod modulates the inhibitory effect of in vitro melatonin on lymphocyte proliferation in Siberian hamsters. Journal of Biological Rhythms 16: 224-233.

2000

Flynn, A.K., Freeman, D.A., Zucker, I. and Prendergast, B.J. (2000) Testicular development in Siberian hamsters depends on frequency and pattern of melatonin signals. American Journal of Physiology 279: R1182-1189.

Prendergast, B.J., Gorman, M.R., and Zucker, I. (2000) Encoding and persistence of photoperiodic memory in hamsters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97: 5586-5591.

Prendergast, B.J., Flynn, A.K. and Zucker, I. (2000) Triggering of neuroendocrine refractoriness to short-day patterns of melatonin in Siberian hamsters. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 12: 303-310.

1999

Zucker, I. and Prendergast, B. J. (1999) Circannual rhythms of mammalian reproduction. In: Encyclopedia of Reproduction, Vol. 1, edited by E. Knobil and J. Neill. San Diego: Academic Press.

Prendergast, B.J. and Hugenberger, J.L. (1999) Frequency coding of melatonin signals sufficient to induce testicular growth in photoregressed Siberian hamsters. Journal of Neuroendocrinology 11: 237-241.

Prendergast, B.J. and Freeman, D.A. (1999) Pineal-independent regulation of photo-nonresponsiveness in the Siberian hamster (Phodopus sungorus). Journal of Biological Rhythms 14: 62-71.

1998

Prendergast, B.J., Zucker, I., Yellon, S.M., Ringold, D.A., and Gorman, M.R. (1998) Melatonin chimeras alter reproductive development and photorefractoriness in Siberian hamsters. Journal of Biological Rhythms 13: 518-531, 1998.

1996

Prendergast, B.J., Gorman, M.R., and Zucker, I. (1996) Enhanced responsiveness to melatonin in juvenile Siberian hamsters. American Journal of Physiology 271: R1041-46.

1995

Zottoli, S.J., Bentley, A.P., Prendergast B.J., Rieff, H.I. (1995) Comparative studies on the Mauthner cell of teleost fish in relation to sensory input. Brain, Behavior & Evolution 46: 151-164.

1994

Zottoli, S.J., Bentley, A.P., Feiner, D.G., Hering J.R., Prendergast, B.J., Rieff, H.I. (1994) Spinal cord regeneration in adult goldfish: implications for functional recovery in vertebrates.  In: Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 103, edited by F.J. Seil. New York: Elsevier.