Selected Publications

Parker KE*, Pedersen CE, Gomez AM*, Spangler SM, Walicki MC, Feng SY, Stewart SL, Otis JM, Al-Hasani R, McCall JG, Sakers K, Bhatti DL, Copits BA, Gereau RW, Jhou T, Dougherty JD, Stuber GD, Bruchas MR (2019). A paranigral nociceptin circuit that constrains motivation for reward. Cell.

Rossi MA*, Basiri ML*, McHenry JA, Kosyk O, Otis JM, van den Munkhof HE, Bryois J, Hubel C, Breen G, Guo W, Bulik CM, Sullivan PF, and Stuber GD (2019). Obesity remodels activity and transcriptional state of a lateral hypothalamic brake on feeding. Science.

Otis JM*, Zhu M*, Namboodiri VMK, Cook CA, Kosyk O, Matan AM, Ying R, Hashikawa K, Trujillo-Pisanty I, Guo J, Ung RL, Rodriguez-Romaguera J, Anton ES, and Stuber GD (2019). Paraventricular thalamus projection neurons integrate cortical and hypothalamic signals for cue-reward processing. Neuron.

Namboodiri VMK*, Otis JM*, van Heeswijk K, Voets ES, Alghorazi RA, Rodriguez-Romaguera J, Mihalas S, and Stuber GD (2019). Subpopulations of orbitofrontal neurons acquire and maintain a long-term cue-reward memory to guide behavioral adaptation. Nature Neuroscience

Otis JM, Fitzgerald MK, Yousuf H, Burkard JL, Drake M, Mueller D. Prefrontal Neuronal Excitability Maintains Cocaine-Associated Memory During Retrieval. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 2018 Jun 14;12:119.

Guo J, Otis JM, Higginbotham H, Monckton C, Cheng J, Asokan A, Mykytyn K, Caspary T, Stuber GD, Anton ES. Primary Cilia Signaling Shapes the Development of Interneuronal Connectivity. Developmental Cell. 2017 Aug 7;42(3):286-300.

Hutton SR, Otis JM, Kim EM, Lamsal Y, Stuber GD, Snider WD. ERK/MAPK Signaling Is Required for Pathway-Specific Striatal Motor Functions. Journal of Neuroscience. 2017 Aug 23;37(34):8102-8115.

Otis JM, Mueller D. Reversal of Cocaine-Associated Synaptic Plasticity in Medial Prefrontal Cortex Parallels Elimination of Memory Retrieval. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 Sep;42(10):2000-2010.

Otis JM*, Namboodiri VM*, Matan AM, Voets ES, Mohorn EP, Kosyk O, McHenry JA, Robinson JE, Resendez SL, Rossi MA, Stuber GD. Prefrontal cortex output circuits guide reward seeking through divergent cue encoding. Nature. 2017 Mar 2;543(7643):103-107.

McHenry JA, Otis JM, Rossi MA, Robinson JE, Kosyk O, Miller NW, McElligott ZA, Budygin EA, Rubinow DR, Stuber GD. Hormonal gain control of a medial preoptic area social reward circuit. Nature Neuroscience. 2017 Mar;20(3):449-458.

Resendez SL, Jennings JH, Ung RL, Namboodiri VM, Zhou ZC, Otis JM, Nomura H, McHenry JA, Kosyk O, Stuber GD. Visualization of cortical, subcortical and deep brain neural circuit dynamics during naturalistic mammalian behavior with head-mounted microscopes and chronically implanted lenses. Nature Protocols. 2016 Mar;11(3):566-97.

Fitzgerald MK, Otis JM, Mueller D. Dissociation of β1- and β2-adrenergic receptor subtypes in the retrieval of cocaine-associated memory. Behavioral Brain Research. 2016 Jan 1;296:94-99.

Otis JM, Werner CT, Mueller D. Noradrenergic regulation of fear and drug-associated memory reconsolidation. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015 Mar;40(4):793-803.

Otis JM, Fitzgerald MK, Mueller D. Infralimbic BDNF/TrkB enhancement of GluN2B currents facilitates extinction of a cocaine-conditioned place preference. Journal of Neuroscience. 2014 Apr 23;34(17):6057-64.

Otis JM, Fitzgerald MK, Mueller D. Inhibition of hippocampal β-adrenergic receptors impairs retrieval but not reconsolidation of cocaine-associated memory and prevents subsequent reinstatement. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Jan;39(2):303-10.

Otis JM, Dashew KB, Mueller D. Neurobiological dissociation of retrieval and reconsolidation of cocaine-associated memory. Journal of Neuroscience. 2013 Jan 16;33(3):1271-81a.

Otis JM, Mueller D. Inhibition of β-adrenergic receptors induces a persistent deficit in retrieval of a cocaine-associated memory providing protection against reinstatement. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011 Aug;36(9):1912-20.

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