Recent Publications & Presentations

McCarthy, E**, J Dunn**, K Augustine**, and VP Connaughton. 2022. Prolonged hyperglycemia causes visual and cognitive deficits in Danio rerio. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 23: 10167. Doi: 10.3390/igms231710167.

Rowe, CJ**, M. Delbridge-Perry**, NF Bonan**, A Cohen**, M Bentley, KL DeCicco-Skinner, T Davidson, and VP Connaughton. 2022. Time dependent effects of prolonged hyperglycemia in zebrafish brain and retina. Frontiers in Ophthalmology, Special Issue ‘Women in Retina 2022’. 2: 947571. Doi: 10.3389/fopht.2001.947571

Jessup,WH**†, Wiegand, J**†, M. Delbridge-Perry**, SE MacAvoy, and VP Connaughton. 2022. Developmental effects of siloxane exposure in zebrafish: a comparison study using laboratory-mixed and environmental water samples. Journal of Applied Toxicology. 1-19. DOI: 10.1002/jat.4369. †Co-first authors

Kennedy, MD** and VP Connaughton. 2022. Differential effects of fluoxetine on the phototactic behavior of 3 amphipod species (Crustacea; Amphipoda). Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 93: 103889

Cohen, A**, J Popowitz**, M Delbridge-Perry**, C Rowe**, and VP Connaughton. 2022. The role of estrogen and thyroid hormones in zebrafish visual system function. In. Bonan, CD, Siebel, A, eds. Zebrafish as a Model for Pharmacological and Toxicological Research. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA. Doi: 10.3389/978-2-88976-987-2.

Kennedy, MD **, A Barberio**, and VP Connaughton. 2022. Novel Experimental Apparatus for Laboratory Phototaxis Measurements: A Comparison Between Amphipod Species. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 42(1), ruab085 DOI: 1093/jcbiol/ruab085

Bernardo, R and VP Connaughton. 2022. Transient developmental exposure to tributyltin reduces optomotor responses in larval zebrafish (Danio rerio). Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 89: 107055.

Clayman, CL** and VP Connaughton. Neurochemical and Behavioral Consequences of Ethanol and/or Caffeine Exposure: Effects in Zebrafish and Rodents. Current Neuropharmacology. DOI: 10.2174/1570159×19666211111142027.

VP Connaughton and R Nelson   Ganglion cells in larval zebrafish retina integrate inputs from multiple cone types. Journal of Neurophysiology. 126: 1440-1454. DOI: 10.1152/jn.00082.2021.

McCarthy, E**, CJ Rowe**, M Crowley-Perry**, and VP Connaughton. 2021. Alternate Immersion in Glucose to Produce Prolonged Hyperglycemia in Zebrafish. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 171: DOI: 10.3791/61935

Crowley-Perry, M, A Barberio**, J Zeino**, E Winston**, and VP Connaughton. 2021. Zebrafish optomotor response and morphology are altered by transient developmental exposure to bisphenol-A. Journal of Developmental Biology. 9:14.

Rowe, C J**, Crowley-Perry, M**, McCarthy, E**, Davidson, TL, Connaughton, VP. 2021. The Three-Chamber Choice Behavioral Task using Zebrafish as a Model System. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (170), e61934. DOI:10.3791/61934.

Lucore, E** and VP Connaughton. 2021. Observational learning and the point of no return in zebrafish larvae: is it okay to copy from your friends? 145: 125896. DOI:

LeFauve, MK**, CJ Gould**, M Crowley-Perry**, JL Wiegand**, AG Shapiro, VP Connaughton. 2021. Using a variant of the optomotor response as a visual defect detection assay in zebrafish. Journal of Biological Methods. 8(1): e144 DOI:10.14440/jbm.2021.341

Cho, W**, F Liu**, A Hendrix**, B McCray**, T Asrat**, VP Connaughton, and A Zestos. 2020. Timed electrodeposition of PEDOT:Nafion modified carbon fiber-microelectrodes for enhanced dopamine detection sensitivity in zebrafish retina. Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 167: 115501. DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/aba33d

Ng, M**, K DeCicco-Skinner, and VP Connaughton. 2020. Using zebrafish to assess the effect of chronic, early developmental exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of 5-fluorocuracil and leucovorin. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. DOI: 10.1016/j.etap.2020.103356

Wilken, RL**, I. Aikerim, S**. MacAvoy and VP Connaughton. 2020. Anatomical and behavioral assessment of larval zebrafish (danio rerio) reared in anacostia river water samples. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. DOI: 10.1007/s00244-020-00707-0

Meier, A**, R. Nelson, and VP Connaughton. 2018. Color processing in zebrafish retina. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 12: 327. DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00327

Tanvir, Z**, R. Nelson, K DeCicco-Skinner, and VP Connaughton. 2018. One month of hyperglycemia alters spectral responses of the zebrafish photopic ERG. Disease Models and Mechanisms. 11: dmm035220. DOI: 10.1242/dmm.035220

Gould, CJ**, J Wiegand**, and VP Connaughton. 2017. Acute developmental exposure to 4-hydroxyandrostenedione has a long-term effect on visually-guided behaviors. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 64: 45-49.

Clayman, CL**, E. Malloy, D. Kearns, and VP Connaughton. 2017. Differential Behavioral Effects of Ethanol Pre-Exposure in Male and Female Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Behavioral Brain Research. 335: 174-184.

Bentley, M., and Connaughton, V.P. 2017. A simple way for students to visualize cellular respiration: Adapting the board game MousetrapTM to model complexity. CourseSource. DOI: 10.24918/cs.2017.8

Carvan MJ III, Kalluvila TA, Klingler RH, Larson JK, Pickens M, Mora-Zamorano FX, Connaughton VP, Sadler-Riggleman I, Beck D, Skinner MK. 2017. Mercury-induced epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of abnormal neurobehavior is correlated with sperm epimutations in zebrafish. PloS One. 12:e0116155. DOI: 10.731/journal.pone.0176155

LeFauve, M** and VP Connaughton. 2017. Developmental exposure to heavy metals alters visually-guided behaviors in zebrafish. Current Zoology. 63(2): 221-227. DOI: 10.1093/cz/zox017

Torvund, MM. TS Ma, VP Connaughton, F Ono, and RF Nelson. 2017. Cone signals in the monostratified and bistratified amacrine cells of adult zebrafish retina: ERRATUM. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 525: 2800-2801 DOI: 10.1002/cne.24227

Torvund, MM, TS Ma, VP Connaughton, F Ono, and RF Nelson. 2017. Cone signals in the monostratified and bistratified amacrine cells of adult zebrafish retina. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 525: 1532-1557. DOI: 10.1002/cne.24107

Tarboush, R**, G Chapman, VP Connaughton. 2016. Abnormal rearing light levels delay retinal development and alter photoreceptor synaptic ultrastructure in larval zebrafish. European Journal of Anatomy. 20: 159-169.

Connaughton, VP, C Baker**, L Fonde**, E Gerardi**, C Slack**. 2016. Alternate immersion in an external glucose solution differentially affects blood sugar values in older vs. younger zebrafish adults. Zebrafish. 13: 87-94. DOI: 10.1089/zeb.2015.1155

Connaughton, VP, BB Wetzell, LS Arneson, V Delucia**, and A Riley. 2015. Elevated dopamine concentration in light-adapted zebrafish retinas is correlated with increased dopamine synthesis and metabolism. Journal of Neurochemistry. 135: 101-108. DOI: 0.1111/jnc.13264

Reider, M** and VP Connaughton. 2015. Developmental exposure to methimazole increases anxiety behavior in zebrafish. Behavioral Neuroscience. 129: 634-642. DOI: 10.1037/bne0000087

Pelli, M** and VP Connaughton. 2015. Chronic exposure to environmentally-relevant concentrations of fluoxetine (Prozac) decreases survival, increases abnormal behaviors, and delays predator escape responses in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Chemosphere. 139: 202-209. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.06.033

Reider, M**, VP Connaughton. 2014. Effects of thyroid inhibition and rearing temperature on zebrafish development. Birth Defects Research part B: Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology. 101: 347-354. DOI: 10.1002/bdrb.21118

Tarboush, R**, I N Flamarique, G Chapman, VP Connaughton. 2014. Variability in mitochondria of zebrafish photoreceptor ellipsoids. Visual Neuroscience. 31: 11-23. DOI: 10.1017/S095252381300059X

Nelson, R and VP Connaughton. 2014. Bipolar cell pathways in the vertebrate retina 27pgs). In Kolb, H., Fernandez, E., and Nelson, R. Webvision: The Neural Organization of the Vertebrate Retina.  Originally published on-line. 2007, revised 2012.