Recent Publications & Presentations

Connaughton VP, M Crowley-Perry,** A Murk**, T Davidson, and CJ Rowe. 2020. Using zebrafish to investigate hyperglycemia-induced molecular and behavioral changes to visual circuit. Poster session presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Conference. Baltimore MD.

Crowley-Perry, M**, ER Winston**, AJ Barberio**, RC Bernardo**, and VP Connaughton. 2020. Transient developmental exposure to bisphenol-A alters zebrafish optomotor response. Poster session presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Conference. Baltimore MD.

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.