CURRICULUM VITAE
Theresa A. Jones October, 2010
Psychology Department Lab phone: 512-475-7763
Seay Hall 6.106 FAX: 512-475-7765
University of Texas Office phone: 232-1814
Austin, TX 78712 e-mail: tj@psy.utexas.edu

Education

Ph.D. 1992 University of Texas at Austin, Psychology
B.A. 1987 University of Texas at Austin, Psychology
1983-1986
University of Missouri-Columbia, Psychology

Professional Experience

2008- Professor
2003-2008
Associate Professor
2001-2003 Assistant Professor

Psychology Department and Neuroscience Institute

The University of Texas at Austin


1996-2001 Assistant Professor

Psychology Department and Neurobiology and Behavior Program

University of Washington


1993-1996 Postdoctoral Fellow

Behavioral Neuroscience and Biopsychology

Beckman Institute, University of Illinois

Advisor: William T. Greenough


1987-1992 Graduate Student

Psychology Department and Neuroscience Institute

University of Texas at Austin

Advisor: Timothy Schallert

Honors and Awards

Research Funding

NIMH RO1 MH/NS64586, "Neural mechanisms of compensating for brain damage", P.I., 2002-2012

NINDS R21 NS06332-01, "Cortical Stimulation to Enhance Experience-Dependent Plasticity after Stroke", P.I., 2009-2011

NINDS R21 NS064423-01, "Cognitive Neurorehabilitation to Enhance Recovery After Stroke", (DeAnna Adkins, P.I.), Co-I,  2009-2011

DOD NF073046 "Neural plasticity and neurorehabilitation following traumatic brain injury", TBI Concept Award (Dorothy Kozlowski, DePaul Univ., P.I.), Co-I., 2008-2010

NINDS U54 NS048126, “Cortical stimulation to enhance recovery after stroke”,  Program project grant (Randy Nudo, U. Kansas, program director),   PI on subproject 2: “Combination of cortical stimulation with other therapies” 2005-2009

NIH P20 RR0207700 “New Directions in Stroke Neurorehabilitation” Exploratory center grant (Tom McNeill, UCSC, program director), Co-PI with T. Schallert on subproject 3:  “Influence of behavioral experience on stroke neurorehabilitation” 2004-2007

NSF IBN0347020, “Brain plasticity and division of labor:  from simple to complex societies”, co-PI with S. O’Donnell, U. Washington, 2004-2008

Vertis Neuroscience Inc., Grant and Gift  “Rehabilitation after stroke II”, P.I., 2001-2002

NIMH R29 FIRST, MH56361, "Behavior-mediated neural plasticity after brain damage", P.I., 1997-2002

Vertis Neuroscience Inc., "Rehabilitation after stroke", P.I., 2001

NIMH Behavioral Science Rapid Transition Award, MH55525, "Behavior, degeneration and plasticity after brain damage", P.I., 1996-1997

NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1993-1996

NIH Neurobiology Training Fellowship 1988-1991

Selected Honors

Raymond Dickson Centennial Teaching Fellow, 2006
American Psychology Association Fellow, 2006
Top 10 Great Dissertations, American Psychological Science, 2004
Faculty Development Summer Research Award, 2002
Donald B. Lindsley Award in Behavioral Neuroscience 1993
University Scholarship 1984-1986
Arts and Sciences Alumni Scholarship 1984; G. Ellsworth Huggins Scholarship 1983-1986

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Barth, T. M., Jones, T. A. and Schallert, T.  (1990).  Functional subdivisions of the rat sensorimotor cortex.  Behavioural Brain Research, 39, 73-95.

Schallert, T., Jones, T. A. and Lindner, M. D.  (1990).  Multilevel transneuronal degeneration after brain damage:  Behavioral events and effects of anticonvulsant gamma-aminobutyric acid-related drugs.  Stroke, 21 (Suppl.III),143-146.

Jones, T. A. and Schallert, T.  (1992).  Overgrowth and pruning of dendrites in adult rats recovering from neocortical damage.  Brain Research, 581, 156-160.

Jones, T. A. and Schallert, T.  (1992).  Subcortical deterioration after cortical damage:  Effects of diazepam and relation to recovery of function.  Behavioural Brain Research, 51, 1-13.

Schallert, T. and Jones, T. A.  (1993).  "Exuberant" neuronal growth after brain damage in adult rats:  The essential role of behavioral experience.  Journal of Neural Transplantation and Plasticity, 4, 193-198.

Schallert, T., Norton, D. and Jones, T. A.  (1993).  A clinically relevant unilateral rat model of Parkinsonian akinesia.  Journal of Neural Transplantation and Plasticity, 3, 332-333.

Jones, T. A. and Schallert, T.  (1994).  Use-dependent growth of pyramidal neurons after neocortical damage.  Journal of Neuroscience, 14, 2140-2152.

Kozlowski, D. A., Jones, T. A. and Schallert, T.  (1994).  Pruning of dendrites and restoration of function after brain damage:  Role of the NMDA receptor.  Journal of Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 7, 119-126.

Jones, T. A. and Greenough, W. T.  (1996).  Ultrastructural evidence for increased contact between astrocytes and synapses in rats reared in a complex environment.  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 65, 48-56.

Jones, T. A., Hawrylak, N. and Greenough, W. T.  (1996).  Rapid laminar-dependent changes in GFAP immunoreactive astrocytes in the visual cortex of rats reared in a complex environment.  Psychoneuroendocrinology, 21, 189-201.

Jones, T. A., Kleim, J. A. and Greenough, W. T.  (1996).  Synaptogenesis and dendritic growth in the cortex opposite unilateral sensorimotor cortex damage in adult rats:  A quantitative electron microscopic examination.  Brain Research, 733, 142-148.

Jones, T. A., Klintsova, A. Y., Kilman, V. L., Sirevaag, A. M. and Greenough, W. T .  (1997).  Induction of multiple synapses by experience in the visual cortex of adult rats.  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 68, 13-20.

Jones, T. A., Hawrylak, N., Klintsova, A. Y. and Greenough, W. T.  (1998).  Brain damage, behavior, rehabilitation, recovery, and brain plasticity.  Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 4, 231-237.

Kleim, J. A., Swain, R. A., Armstrong, K. A., Napper, R. M. A., Jones, T. A. and Greenough, W. T.  (1998).  Selective synaptic plasticity within the cerebellar cortex following complex motor skill learning.  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 69, 274-289.

Crowder, K. M., Gunther, J. M., Jones, T. A ., Hale, B. D., Zhang, H. Z., Peterson, M. R., Scheller, R. H., Chavkin, C. and Bajjalieh, S. M.  (1999).  Abnormal neurotransmission in mice lacking synaptic vesicle protein 2A (SV2A).  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 96, 15268-15273.

Jones, T. A.  (1999).  Multiple synapse formation in the motor cortex opposite unilateral sensorimotor cortex lesions in adult rats.  Journal of Comparative Neurology, 414, 57-66.

Jones, T. A., Chu, C. J., Grande, L. A. and Gregory, A. D.  (1999).  Motor skills training enhances lesion-induced structural plasticity in the motor cortex of adult rats.  Journal of Neuroscience, 19, 10153-10163.

Bury, S. D., Adkins, D. L., Ishida, J. T., Kotzer, C. M, Eichhorn, A. C. and Jones, T. A.  (2000).  Denervation facilitates neuronal growth in the motor cortex of rats in the presence of behavioral demand.  Neuroscience Letters, 287, 85-88.

Bury, S. D., Eichhorn, A. C., Kotzer, C. M. and Jones, T. A.  (2000).  Reactive astrocytic responses to denervation in the motor cortex of adult rats are sensitive to manipulations of behavioral experience.  Neuropharmacology, 39, 743-755.

Chu, C. J. and Jones, T. A.  (2000).  Experience-dependent structural plasticity in cortex heterotopic to focal sensorimotor cortical damage.  Experimental Neurology, 166, 403-414.

Adkins, D. L., Bury, S. D. and Jones, T. A.  (2002).  Laminar-dependent dendritic spine alterations in the motor cortex of adult rats following callosal transection and forced forelimb use. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 78, 35-52.

Roitman, M. F., Na, E., Anderson, G., Jones, T. A. and Bernstein, I. L.  (2002).  Induction of a salt appetite alters dendritic morphology in nucleus accumbens and sensitizes rats to amphetamine.  Journal of Neuroscience, 22, RC225, 1-5.

Voorhies, A. C. and Jones, T. A.  (2002).  The behavioral and dendritic growth effects of focal sensorimotor cortical damage depend on the method of lesion induction.  Behavioural Brain Research, 133, 237-246.

Bury, S. D. and Jones, T. A.  (2002).  Unilateral sensorimotor cortex lesions in adult rats facilitate motor skill learning with the “unaffected” forelimb and training-induced dentritic structural plasticity in the motor cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience, 22, 8597-8606.

Sakata, J. T. and Jones, T. A. (2003).  Synaptic mitochondrial changes in the motor cortex following unilateral cortical lesions and motor skills training in adult male rats.  Neuroscience Letters,  337, 159-162.

Jones, T. A., Bury, S. D., Adkins D. L., Allred, R.P., Luke, L. M.  and Sakata, J. T. (2003). The importance of behavioral manipulations and measures in rat models of brain damage and brain repair. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal.  44,  144-152.

Adkins-Muir, D. L. and Jones, T. A. (2003). Cortical electrical stimulation combined with rehabilitative training:  enhanced functional recovery and dendritic plasticity following focal cortical ischemia in rats. Neurological Research, 25, 780-787.

Sorenson, S. A., Jones, T. A. and Olavarria, J. F. (2003). Neonatal enucleation reduces the proportion of  callosal boutons forming multiple synaptic contacts in rat striate cortex. Neuroscience Letters. 351, 17-20.

Lindner, M. D., Gribkoff, V. K., Donlan, N. A. and Jones, T. A.  (2003). Long-lasting functional disabilities in middle-aged rats with small cerebral infarcts. Journal of Neuroscience, 23: 10913-10922.

O’Donnell, S., Donlan, N. A. and Jones, T. A. (2004) Mushroom body structure is associated with temporal polyethism in eusocial wasp workers.  Neuroscience Letters, 356: 159-162.

 Bury, S. D. and Jones, T. A.  (2004) Facilitation of motor skill learning by callosal denervation and forced forelimb use in adult rats.  Behavioural Brain Research.  150: 43-53.

Adkins, D. L, Voorhies, A. C. and Jones, T. A. (2004) Behavioral and neuroplastic effects of focal endothelin-1 induced sensorimotor cortex lesions.  Neuroscience, 128: 473-486.

Luke,  L. M., Allred, R. P. and Jones, T.A.  (2004) Unilateral ischemic sensorimotor cortical damage induces contra-lesional synaptogenesis and enhances skilled reaching with the ipsilateral forelimb in adult male rats.  Synapse, 54: 187-199.

Allred, R. P. and Jones, T. A. (2004) Unilateral ischemic sensorimotor cortical damage in female rats:  Forelimb behavioral effects and dendritic structural plasticity in the contralateral homotopic cortex. Experimental Neurology, 190: 433-445.

Woodlee,  M. T., Asseo, A. M., Zhao, X., Liu, S.-J.,  Jones, T. A. and Schallert, T.  (2005) Testing forelimb placing “across the midline” reveals distinct, lesion-dependent patterns of recovery in rats.  Experimental Neurology,  191: 310-317

Adkins, D. L. and Jones, T. A.  (2005) D-amphetamine enhances skilled reaching function after cortical ischemia in rats.  Neuroscience Letters, 380: 214-218.

Adkins, D. L., Campos, P., Quach, D. Borromeo, M., Schallert, K. and Jones, T. A.  (2006). Epidural cortical stimulation enhances motor function after sensorimotor cortical infarcts in rats.  Experimental Neurology, 200: 356-370

Hsu, J. E. and Jones, T. A.  (2006). Contralesional neural plasticity and functional changes in the less-affected forelimb after large and small cortical infarcts in rats.  Experimental Neurology, 201: 479-494.

O'Donnell, S., Donlan, N. and Jones, T. A. (2006). Developmental and behavior associated differences in mushroom body structure in the eusocial paper wasp Mischocyttarus mastigophorus. Journal of Neurobiology, 67: 39-46.

O'Bryant, A., Bernier, B. and Jones, T. A.  (2007). Abnormalities in skilled reaching movements are improved by peripheral anesthetization of the less-affected forelimb after sensorimotor cortical infarcts in rats.  Behavioural Brain Research, 177: 298-307.

Allred, R. P. and Jones, T. A. (2008). Maladaptive effects of learning with the less-affected forelimb after focal cortical infarcts in rats.  Experimental Neurology, 210: 172-181

Kleim, J. A. and Jones, T. A. (2008). Principles of experience-dependent neural plasticity:  Implications for rehabilitation after brain damage.  Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 51: S225-S239.

Allred, R. P. and Jones, T. A. (2008). Experience--a double edged sword for restorative neural plasticity after brain damage.  Future Neurology. 3: 189-198.

Allred, R. P., Adkins, D. L., Woodlee, M. T., Husbands, L. C., Maldonado, M. A., Kane, J. R., Schallert, T. and Jones, T. A. (2008).  The Vermicelli Handling Test:  a simple quantitative measure of dexterous forepaw function in rats.  Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 170: 229-244.

Maldonado, M. A., Allred, R. P., Felthauser, E. L. and Jones, T. A. (2008). Rehabilitative training, but not voluntary running, improves recovery of skilled reaching after unilateral ischemic lesions of the sensorimotor cortex in rats. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 22: 250-261.

Adkins, D. L., Hsu, J. E. and Jones, T. A. (2008). Motor cortical stimulation promotes synaptic plasticity and behavioral improvements after sensorimotor cortical infarcts in rats.  Experimental Neurology, 212: 14-28.

Jones, T. A., Allred, R. P., Adkins, D. L., Hsu, J. E., O'Bryant, A. and Maldonado, M. A.  (2009). Remodeling the brain with behavioral experience after stroke.  Stroke, 40: S136-S138. (review)

Tennant, K. A. and Jones, T. A.  (2009) Sensorimotor behavioral effects of endothelin-1 induced small cortical infarcts in C57BL/6 mice.  Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 181: 18-26.

Jones, T. A., Donlan, N. A. and O'Donnell, S.  (2009). Growth and pruning of mushroom body Kenyon cell dendrites during worker behavioral development in the paper wasp, Polybia aequatorialis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 92: 485-495.

Xu, T., Yu, X., Perlik, A. J., Tobin, W. F., Zweig, J. A., Tennant, K., Jones, T. and Zuo, Y.  (2009) Rapid formation and selective stabilization of synapses for enduring motor memories.  Nature, 462: 915-919.

Allred, R. A., Cappellini, C. and Jones, T. A. (2010). The “good” limb makes the “bad” limb worse: Experience-dependent interhemispheric disruption of functional outcome after cortical stroke in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 124: 124-132.

Kim, S. Y. and Jones, T. A. (2010) Lesion size-dependent synaptic and astrocytic responses in cortex contralateral to infarcts in middle aged rats.  Synapse, 64: 659-671.

Tennant, K. A., Asay, A. L., Allred, R. P., Ozburn, A. R. and Jones, T. A. (2010). The Vermicelli and Capellini Handling Tests: Simple quantitative measures of dexterous forepaw function in rats and mice.  Journal of Visualized Experiments 41: 2076.

Tennant, K. A., Adkins, D. L., Donlan, N. A., Asay, A. L., Thomas, N., Kleim, J. A. and Jones, T. A.  (2010). The organization of the forelimb representation of the C57BL/6 mouse motor cortex as defined by intracortical microstimulation and cytoarchitecture. Cerebral Cortex, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhq159

Jones, T. A.  and Jefferson, S. C. Reflections of experience-expectant development in the repair of the adult damaged brain. Developmental Psychobiology (special issue), in press.

Book Chapters and Reviews

Schallert, T., Jones, T. A., Weaver, M. S., Fulton, R. L., Shapiro, L. E., Crippens, D. and Fulton, R.  (1992).  Pharmacologic and anatomic considerations in recovery of function.  In S. L. Hanson and D. M. Tucker (Eds.), Physical medicine and rehabilitation:  State of the art reviews: Vol. 6, Neuropsychological assessment (pp.375-393).  Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus Inc.

Swain, R. A., Armstrong, K. E., Comery, T. A., Humphreys, A. G., Jones, T. A., Kleim, J. A. and Greenough, W. T.  (1995).  Speculations on the fidelity of memories stored in synaptic connections.  In D. L. Schacter, J. T. Coyle, G. D. Fischbach, M.-M. Mesulam, & L. E. Sullivan (Eds.), Memory distortion (pp. 274-297).  Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Black, J. E., Jones, T. A., Nelson, C. A. and Greenough, W. T.  (1997).  Chapter 2, Neuronal plasticity and the developing brain.  In J. D. Noshpitz, N. E. Alessi, J. T. Coyle, S. I. Harrison and S. Eth (Eds.), Handbook of child and adolescent psychiatry, Vol 6, Basic psychiatric treatment and science (pp. 31-53).  New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Schallert, T., Humm, J. L., Bland, S., Jones, T. A., Kolb, B., Aronowski, J. and Grotta, J.  (2001).  Activity-associated growth factor expression and related neuronal events in recovery of function after brain injury.  In H. H. Batjer, L. R. Caplan, L. Friberg, & W. L. Young (Eds.), Cerebrovascular disease (pp. 410-416).  Armonk, NY:  Futura Publishing Co. Inc.

Jones, T. A. and Greenough, W. T.  (2002).  Chapter 19, Behavioral experience-dependent plasticity of glial-neuronal interactions.  In A. Volterra, P. Magistretti, & P. G. Haydon (Eds.), Glia in synaptic transmission (pp. 248-265). Oxford University Press.

Jones, T. A. (in press) Cortical reorganization due to experience, Chapter 3:  Experience dependent changes in non-humans.  In S. A. Raskin (Ed.), Neuroplasticity and Neurorehabilitation. New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Jones, T. A. and Adkins, D. L.  (in press) Behavioral influences on neuronal events after stroke, Section I, Chapter 3.  In S. C. Cramer & R. J. Nudo (Eds.) Brain Repair after Stroke. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Journal  Cover Illustrations:
Jones, T. A. and Greenough, W. T., (1996). Schematic of astrocytic coverage of synaptic elements, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 65.

Jones, T. A., Kleim, J. A. and Greenough, W. T. (1996).  Electron micrograph of layer V of the rat motor cortex, Brain Research, 733.

Adkins, D. L., Bury, S. D. and Jones, T. A. (2002). Layer II/III and V pyramidal neurons in the forelimb representation region of the rat motor cortex. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 78.

Jones, T. A., Donlan, N. A. and O'Donnell, S.  (2009). Dendritic arbors of mushroom body Kenyon cells of the paper wasp. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 92.

 

Conference Proceedings Abstracts, Last 3 years (out of 71 total):

O'Bryant, A., Sitko, A., Jones, T.A. (2007) Cortical stimulation results in a chronic enhancement in behavioral function after cortical infarcts in rats. Stroke, 2007 (peer reviewed)

Hsu, J. E., Donlan, N. A., Jones, T. A. (2007) Protein synthesis inhibition in the perilesion cortex disrupts functional recovery and structural plasticity induced by rehabilitative training after unilateral cortical infarct in rats.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 33, in press.

O'Bryant, A., Sitko, A., and Jones, T.A. (2007) Cortical stimulation results in a chronic enhancement in behavioral function after cortical infarcts in rats. Stroke, 38, 520. (peer reviewed)

Markam, R. G, Tennant, K. A. and Jones, T. A. (2007) Training the less-affected forelimb after SMC unilateral infarct alters motor cortical representations among the two hemispheres Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 33, 82.17.
O'Bryant, A. O. and Jones, T. A. (2007) Within-strain differences in skilled reaching behavior in adult long-evans rats.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts,  33, 206.6

Jones, T. A., Sitko, A. A. and Allred, R. P. (2007) Functional variability and motor cortical dendritic plasticity in C57BL/6 mice learning a skilled reaching task.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 33, 206.7.

Maldonado, M. A., High, D. P., Hays, S. A., Allred, R. P. and Jones, T. A. (2007) The effects of every other day fasting on behavioral recovery from focal cortical ischemia in rats.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 33, 899.3.

Allred, R., Adkins, D. L., Maldonado, M. A., Husbands, L. C., Markham, R. G. and Jones, T. A. (2007) The pasta handling test:  a simple quantitative measure of forepaw dysfunction in rats.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 33, 899.5.

Hsu, J. E., Donlan, N. A. and Jones, T. A. (2007) Protein synthesis inhibition in the perilesion cortex disrupts functional recovery and structural plasticity induced by rehabilitative training after unilateral cortical infarct in rats.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 33, 899.15.

Maldonado, M. A., Dena, B. M. and Jones, T. A. (2008) Rehabilitative motor training decreases cell proliferation in the cortex near unilateral ischemic lesions in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 148.5.

Adkins, D. L., Jones, T. A. and Hsu, J. E. (2008) Cortical electrical stimulation during post-stroke motor rehabilitation increases the density of peri-lesion motor cortical asymmetric (presumably excitatory) and axon-spine synapses. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 148.19.

O'Bryant, A. and Jones, T. A. (2008) Effects of delayed onset of motor rehabilitative training and cortical stimulation on functional deficits after unilateral cortical infarcts in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 148.20.

Tennant, K. A., Diffie, C. and Jones, T. A. (2008) Sensorimotor behavioral effects of endothelin-1 induced small cortical infarcts and middle cerebral artery occlusions in C57BL/6 mice. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 551.5.

Allred, R. and Jones, T. A. (2008) Transcallosal and experience dependent influences on recovery from unilateral sensorimotor cortical infarcts. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 551.6.

Kim, S. and Jones, T. A. (2008) Synapse restructuring and astrocytic plasticity in the contralateral homotopic cortex after unilateral ischemic damage of sensorimotor cortex in middle-aged rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 551.8.

Adkins, D. L., Jones, T. A. and Kozlowski, D. (2009). Cortical electrical stimulation of the motor cortex after controlled cortical impact to the forelimb sensorimotor cortex improves skilled motor function. Neurotrauma 2009. P226.

Maldonado, M. A. and Jones, T. A. (2009). Rehabilitative motor training promotes the survival of newly generated cells in perilesion motor cortex after unilateral ischemic lesions in rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 333.22.

Allred, R., Adkins, D. L., Kim, S. Y., Cappellini, C. H., Tennant, K. A., Donlan, N. A., McPartlin, A., Kleim, J. A. and Jones, T. A. (2009). Disruption of perilesion motor maps by learning with the ipilesional limb after unilateral sensorimotor cortex lesions. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 363.12.

Asay, A. L., Adkins, D. L., Allred, R. P. and Jones, T. A. (2009.) Maladaptive effects with ipsilesional forelimb experience after unilateral stroke: Lesion-site dependency. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 363.19.

Kim, S., Hsu, J. E. and Jones, T. A. (2009). Reorganization of perisynaptic astrocytes in layer V of perilesion motor cortex after ischemic lesions and motor rehabilitation. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 540.19.

Tennant, K. A., Adkins, D. L., Donlan, N. A., Asay, A. L., Thomas, N., Kleim, J. A. and Jones, T. A. (2009). The effect of age on motor skill learning and organization of the forelimb motor cortical representation in C57BL/6 mice. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 783.4.

Ramos, E., Ferguson, L. Stamschror, J., Lance, S., Pevtov, A., Colella, M., McDonough, K., DeLaTorre, R., Adkins, D. L., Jones, T. A., Kozlowski, D. A. (2010). Forelimb constraint-induced movement therapy following a controlled cortical impact (CCI) to the forelimb sensorimotor cortex (FL-SMC) of rats hastens recovery of skilled motor function. Journal of Neurotrauma, 27(5): A-1-A-97.

McDonough, K. E., DeLaTorre, R., Ferguson, L.M., Stamschror, J. D., Colella, M.N., Lance, S. Pevstov, A., Ramos, E.M., Adkins, D.L., Jones, T.A. and Kozlowski, D.A. (2010) The vermicelli handling test: a new behavioral test to examine manual dexterity following traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the rat. Journal of Neurotrauma, 27(5): A-1-A-97.

Symposia and Conferences

Society for Neuroscience, 1987-2009
National Neurotrauma Society Meeting, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2010
Winter Conference on Neural Plasticity, 2002, 2006, 2008
International Stroke Conference, 2007, 2010
Winter Conference for Brain Research, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2003
International Symposium on Chronic Recovery from Stroke, 2002
11th Nordic Meeting on Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2001
American Stroke Association, 2001
Neural Plasticity, 2000
Chicago Society for Neuroscience, 1995
Workshop in Practical Applications in Stereology, 1995
First International Conference on Glial Contributions to Behavior, 1995
Basics of Molecular Biology for Neurobiologists, 1995
First American Course in Stereology, 1990
Neural Regeneration Symposium, 1989


COMMITTEES AND SERVICE

Regional and National
NIH study section (CND/ANIE) Regular Member 2006-10, Temporary reviewer 2004-06,
NIH study section (BDCN) Temporary reviewer, June 2006
APA Committee on Animal Research and Ethics (CARE) 2006-
APA Dissertation Research Award Committee, 2008
Society for Neuroscience UT Austin Chapter, Secretary 2004-2006, President, 2007-2010
American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate's Research Allocations & Advisory Committee, 2006-2007; South Central Affiliate Research Committee, 2007-10
American Heart Association Western Review Consortium, Peer review member 2005-09
Stroke Program Review Group, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 2001, 2006
National Neurotrauma Society Program Committee, 2005-06, Abstract Review Committee, 2006, 2009
Co-Chair, Symposium on Behaviour-Induced Neural Events after Brain Injury, Internet World Congress on Biomedical Sciences 1998

Departmental and University
Behavioral Neuroscience Area Head, 2009-
Behavioral Neuroscience Search Committee, Chair, 2007-08
Neuroscience Institute, Bylaws Revision Committee, 2007-08
Behavioral Neuroscience Search Committee, 2006-07
Psychology Department Steering Committee, 2006-07
Neuroscience Training Grant Executive Committee, 2004-06
Assistant Graduate Advisor, Neuroscience Institute, 2003-07
Neuroscience Institute Scholarship Committee, 2006
Psychology Department Executive Committee, 2005-06
Neuroscience Institute Qualifying Exams, Behavioral Neuroscience Chair, 2005-06
Neuroscience Institute Executive Committee, Member-at-Large, 2003-06
Psychology Department Overhead and Expenditures, 2005
Center for Learning and Memory Faculty Search Committee, 2004-05
Psychology Department Intellectual Enrichment Committee, 2003-05
Neurobiology and Behavior Training Grant Executive Committee, 2003-05
Neuroscience Institute Director Search Committee, 2002-04
Neuroscience Institute Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Committee, 2002-04
UT Psychology Alumni Conference and Reunion, co-chair, 2002-03
Behavioral Neuroscience Search Committee (Univ. of Washington), 1998-99
Edwards Lectureship Committee, 1998-01
Guthrie Prize Committee, 1997-99
Neurobiology and Behavior Admissions Committee, 1997-1998, 2000
Internal Primate Research Laboratory Review Committee, 1997
Curriculum Revision Committee, 1997
Louckes Lectureship Committee, 1996-2001

Editorial Boards
Behavioral Neuroscience
Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience
Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience

Professional Organizations
Society for Neuroscience
American Psychological Association (Div. 3, 6)
American Psychological Society
American Heart/Stroke Association
National Neurotrauma Society
Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN)