Recent Publications

The role of dorsal raphe nucleus serotonergic systems in emotional learning and memory in male BALB/c Mice

JM Payet, L Stevens, AM Russo, EJ Jaehne, M Buuse, S Kent, CA Lowry, MV Baratta, & MW Hale (2023). International Brain Research Organization.
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2023.10.003

Use of an immunocapture device to detect cytokine release in discrete brain regions

Frank MG & Baratta MV (2023). Neural Regeneration Research.
doi: 10.4103/1673-5374.382237

Prior experience with behavioral control over stress facilitates social dominance

Coleman PT, Costanza-Chavez GW, Martin HN, Amat J, Frank MG, Sanchez RJ, Potter GJ, Mellert SM, Carter RK, Bonnici GN, Maier SF, Baratta MV (2023). Neurobiology of Stress.
doi: 10.1016/j.ynstr.2023.100597

From helplessness to controllability: Toward a neuroscience of resilience

Baratta MV, Seligman MEP, Maier SF (2023). Frontiers in Psychiatry.
doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-04507-5

Elevated prefrontal dopamine interferes with the stress-buffering properties of behavioral control in female rats

McNulty CJ, Fallon IP, Amat J, Sanchez RJ, Leslie NR, Root DH, Maier SF, & Baratta MV (2023). Neuropsychopharmacology. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-04507-5

Ventral tegmental area glutamate neurons mediate nonassociative consequences of stress

McGovern DJ, Ly A, Ecton KL, Huynh DT, Prévost ED, Gonzalez SC, McNulty CJ, Rau AR, Hentges ST, Daigle TL, Tasic B, Baratta MV, & Root DH (2022). Molecular Psychiatry.
doi: 10.1038/s41380-022-01858-3

SARS-CoV-2 spike S1 subunit induces neuroinflammatory, microglial and behavioral sickness responses: Evidence of PAMP-like propertiess

Frank MG, Nguyen KH, Ball JB, Hopkins S, Kelley T, Baratta MV, Fleshner M, & Maier SF (2022). Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.12.007

Environmental certainty influences the neural systems regulating responses to threat and stress

Meyer HC, Sangha S, Radley JJ, LaLumiere RT, & Baratta MV (2021). Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.10.014

Sex differences in resilience: Experiential factors and their mechanisms

Fallon IP, Tanner MK, Greenwood BN, & Baratta MV (2020). The European Journal of Neuroscience. doi: 10.1111/ejn.14639

Conference Presentations

Prefrontal dopamine in females disrupts the protective effects of behavioral control

Bonnici GN, McNulty CJ, Amat J, Sanchez RJ, Root DH, Baratta MV. (December, 2022). Front Range Neuroscience Group, Fort Collins, CO.

Instrumental control over stress recruits distinct circuits in female rats

McNulty CJ, Fallon IP, Amat J, Bonnici GN, Root DH, Maier SF, Baratta MV. (December, 2022). American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Phoenix, AZ.

Behavioral control over stress recruits a distinct circuit in females

McNulty C, Fallon IP, Amat J, Sanchez RJ, Root DH, Maier SF, Baratta MV. (November, 2022). Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Controllable, but not uncontrollable, stress facilitates winning in a social dominance task

Costanza-Chavez GW, Coleman PT, Potter GJ, Martin HN, Mellert SN, Sanchez RJ, Amat J, Maier SF, Baratta MV. (November, 2022). Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.