Student Publications and Presentations

The Last Decade: 
* Indicates Neuroscience Majors
Indicates  Scranton undergraduates in other majors


Jung, Y.*, Wirkus, E.#, Amendola, D.#, Gomez, G. 2005. Characteristics of odorant elicited calcium fluxes in acutely-isolated chick olfactory neurons. J. Comp. Physiol. A./ 191:511-520. 

Foley, T.D., and Kintner, M.E. 2005. Brain PP2A is modified by thiol-disulfide exchange and intermolecular disulfide formation. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 330, 1224-1229. 

Foley, T.D., 
Armstrong, J.J.#, and Kupchak, B.R. 2004. Identification and H2O2 sensitivity of the major constitutive MAPK phosphatase from rat brain. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 315, 568-574. 

Gomez, G., Celii, A.* 2008.  The peripheral olfactory system of the domestic chicken: physiology and development.  Brain Res Bull. 76, 208-216.

McPherson, D.B.#, Kilker, R.P.#, and Foley, T.D. 2002. Superoxide activates constitutive nitric oxide synthase in a brain particulate fraction. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 296, 413-418.

Foley, T.D., 
Armstrong, J.J.#, and Kupchak, B.R. 2001. Identification and H2O2 sensitivity of the major constitutive MAPK phosphatase from rat brain. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 315, 568-574. 


Guenther, R.#, Piatek, E.,# Burnham, B.R., & Cannon. J.T. Staying the course: Connections between political attitudes, habitual responding, and 2D:4D finger ratio. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (2008).

Swetter, B.*, Musyt, J.*, Chin, L.#, Karpiak, C., & Cannon, J.T.  Environmental enrichment in standard cages increases social approach behavior in BALB/cJ mice.  Abst. of the Eastern Psych. Assoc. (2008).

Piatek, E.#, Guenther, R.#, Irace, C.#, & Cannon, J.T. An analysis of gender differences in performance on Piaget’s water-level task and a failure to find relationships with 2D:4D finger ratio. Abst. of the Eastern Psych. Assoc. (2008).

Imperio, C.*, Swetter, B.*, Karpiak, C., & Cannon, J.T. Effects of environmental enrichment in standard cages on elevated plus maze and open field behaviors in BALB/c mice. Abst. of the Eastern Psych. Assoc. (2008).

Swetter, B.J.*, Garcia, M.J.*, & Cannon, J.T. Effect of environmental enrichment in standard cages on open field and elevated plus maze behavior in BALB/c mice. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (2007).

Garcia, M.J.*, Swetter, B.J.*, Karpiak, C.P., & Cannon, J.T.  Differences in physical signs of aggression in BALB/c mice as a function of home cage enrichment.  Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (2007).

Irace, C.R.#, Cannon, J.T., Karpiak, C.P., Baril, G.L., & Melone, A.N.# Environmental Attitudes: Relationships with Right Wing Authoritarianism, Social Dominance Orientation, Political Affiliation, and Moral Reasoning. Eastern Psychological Association Abst. (2007). 

Patel, N.*,  Orr, P.T.#Krupka, A.J.*, & Cannon, J.T.  Effect of environmental enrichment in standard cages on Barnes Maze performance of BALB/c mice.  Soc. for Neuroscienc Abst. (October 2006).  

Brightbil,l A.M.*, Karpiak, C, & Cannon, J.T.  Does environmental enrichment affect occurence of same-sex mounting behaviors in BALB/c mice?  Soc. for Neuroscienc Abst. (October 2006). 

Orr, P.T.#Tropiano, H.#, & Cannon, J.T.  Mental rotation and perspective taking:  Sex differences and relationships with 2D-4D ratio.  Soc. for Neuroscienc Abst. (October 2006). 

Celii, Amanda* , de Jesus, Sol*, and Gomez, George.  Anatomical and behavioral investigations of /in ovo/ odor sensitivity and odor imprinting in chick embryos. Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS), April 26-30, 2006, Sarasota, FL 

Yoder, K.M.# & Cannon J.T..  2D:4D finger ration and adult behavioral measures related to autism.  Soc. for Neuroscience Abst.  (November 2005)

Jung, Yewah*, Wirkus, Eric#Amendola, Diedra#, Gomez, George.  Characterization of stimulus-elicited calcium changes in isolated bird olfactory neurons.  Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS), April 21-25, 2004, Sarasota, FL 

Pohlig, R.T.# & J. T. Cannon.  Examination of the relationship between 2D:4D finger length ratio and ball-toss accuracy.  Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November 2004)

Patel, K.N.*, Jung, Y*, Palatucci, S.F.*, Schneider, L.M.*, Stanik, C.E.#, Colbern, D.L, and Cannon, J.T. The brain train leaves the station: Winning kids judge! exhibits go to schools. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 2004).

Schneider L.M.*, Novak C.C.*, Loscombe P.W.*, Utz J.P., Reid R.S., & Cannon, J.T. Web-based sheep brain dissection guide: revised and expanded. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 2004).

Schneider L.M.*, Shirer S.M.#, * Cannon J.T.. Two tests of thermal nociception and morphine sensitivity in Helix aspersa. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 2004).

Waldeck, R.F. and Sheypuk L.# Basis of recovery of motor behavior in goldfish. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. (November 2003)

Jung, Yewah*, Amendola, Diedra#, Wirkus, Eric, Gomez, George.  Odorant sensitivity of acutely isolated avian olfactory neurons Annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Nov. 8-12, 2003, New Orleans, LA 

Stanik C.E.# & Cannon J.T.  2D:4D finger ratio:  Suggestions that prenatal androgens correlate with adult personality and sexual attitudes.  Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 2003)

Cannon J.T., 
Stanik C.E.#, Sublette, N.A.*, Carlo, M.#. All aboard the brain train: Kids Judge! Neuroscience. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November 2002)

Sublette N.A.#, Carlo, M.#, Fitzgerald, M.*, & Cannon J.T. Second:Fourth Finger RatioPositively Correlates With Throw Task Error in College Females. American Psychological Society Abst. (2002).

Maguschak, K.A.# & Cannon J.T. Systemic lidocaine differentially affects crush-induced sensicization of focal withdrawal to radiant heat and foot-lift response to contact heat in Helix aspersa. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November 2001)

Coluccio, N.M.*, Maysfield, G.M.*, Peel, K.P.#, &. Cannon, J.T. Morphine Can Inhibit the Focal Withdrawal Response to Radiant Heat in Helix Aspersa. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 2000).

Maguschak, K.A.#, Donohue, J.M.*, Lauer, L.M.*, & Cannon, J.T.. Helix Aspersa: An Outstanding Addition To The Introductory Neuroscience Laboratory. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 2000).

Osmanski, M.S.*, Polowczuk, L.A.*, & Cannon, J.T. Capsaicin can produce sensitization to heat in the land snail Helix aspersa, N.E.U.R.O.N, (May, 1999).

Osmanski, M.S.*, Polowczuk, L.A.*, Maddern, J.L.*, &. Cannon J.T. Capsaicin And Mechanical Crush Produce Sensitization Of The Foot-Lift Response To Radiant Heat In Helix Aspersa: Effects Of Systemic Lidocaine And Mk-801, Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 1999).

Kelker M.E.*, Peckins S.E.*, Herbert K.R.#, Polowczuk L.A.*, Bono M.E.*, & Cannon J.T. Producing Course-Specific Instructional Media On CD-ROM, Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 1999). 

Osmanski, K.A.Quinn, J.J.#, Mahometa, M.J.#, Herbert, K.R.#,& Cannon, J.T. systemic lidocaine disrupts sensitization of the tail-flick response to radiant heat. Soc. for Neuroscience Abst. (November, 1998).