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Prof. Lisa E. Kalynchuk

Prof. Lisa E. Kalynchuk

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

 

Email: lek799@mail.usask.ca

 

Qualifications

 

1996  Ph.D., Behavioral Neuroscience, University of British Columbia

1993  M.A., Behavioral Neuroscience, University of British Columbia

1990  B.Sc., Psychology, University of Alberta

 

Publications (Selected)

1.     Botterill, J.J., Guskjolen, A.J., Caruncho, H.J., Kalynchuk, L.E. (2011). Rodent models as tools to discover novel therapeutic targets: The case of epilepsy. In Therapeutic targets:promises and challenges, M. Loza & L. Botana (Eds). Wiley-Blackwell, in press.

2.     Sterner, E.Y., Kalynchuk, L.E., & Caruncho, H.J. (2011). Targeting epigenetic abnormalities in the brain. In Therapeutic targets: promises and challenges, M. Loza & L. Botana (Eds). Wiley-Blackwell, in press.

3.     Lussier, A.L., Romay-Tallon, R., Kalynchuk, L.E., & Caruncho, H.J. (2011). Reelin as a putative vulnerability factor for depression: Examining the depressogenic effects of repeated corticosterone in heterozygous reeler mice. Neuropharmacology, in press.

4.     Romay-Tallon, R., Dopeso-Reyes, I.G., Lussier, A.L., Kalynchuk, L.E., & Caruncho, H.J. (2010). The coexpression of reelin and neuronal nitric oxide synthase in a subpopulation of dentate gyrus neurons is downregulated in heterozygous reeler mice. Neural Plasticity, 2010, 130429 (10 pages).

5.     Kalynchuk, L.E. (2010). Behavioral and neurobiological consequences of stress. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 34, 731-732.

6.     Sterner, E.Y. & Kalynchuk, L.E. (2010). Behavioral and neurobiological consequences of glucocorticoid exposure in rodents: Relevance to depression. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 34, 777-790.

7.     Fournier, N.M., Andersen, D.R., Botterill, J.J., Sterner, E.Y., Lussier, A.L., Caruncho, H.J., & Kalynchuk, L.E. (2010). The effect of amygdala kindling on hippocampal neurogenesis coincides with decreased reelin and DISC1 expression in the adult dentate gyrus. Hippocampus, 20, 659-671.

8.     Kalynchuk, L.E. & Fournier, L.E. (2009). Interictal anxiety in temporal lobe epilepsy. In Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research, edited by P. Schwartzkroin. Academic press.

9.     Marks, W., Fournier, N.M., & Kalynchuk, L.E. (2009). Repeated exposure to corticosterone increases depression-like behavior on two different versions of the forced swim test without altering nonspecific locomotor behavior or muscle strength. Physiology & Behavior, 98, 67-72.

10.   Lussier, A.L., Caruncho, H.J., & Kalynchuk, L.E. (2009). Repeated exposure to corticosterone, but not restraint, decreases the number of reelin-positive cells in the adult rat hippocampus.Neuroscience Letters, 460, 170-174.

11.   Fournier, N.M, Caruncho, H.J., & Kalynchuk, L.E. (2009). Decreased levels of DISC-1 are associated with expansion of the dentate granule cell layer in long term amygdala-kindled rats.Neuroscience Letters, 455, 134-139.

12.   Fournier, N.M., Darnbrough, A.L., Wintink, A.J., & Kalynchuk, L.E. (2009). Altered synapsin I immunoreactivity and fear behavior in male and female rats subjected to long-term amygdale kindling. Behavioural Brain Research, 196, 106-115.

13.   Fournier, N.M., Galic, M.A., Kalynchuk, L.E., & Persinger, M.A. (2008). Profound hypothermia determines the anticonvulsant and neuroprotective effects of forced swim stress in the lithiumpilocarpine model of epilepsy. Brain Research, 1240, 153-164.

14.   Galic, M.A., Riazi, K., Heida, J.G., Mouihate, A., Fournier, N.M., Spencer, S.J., Kalynchuk, L.E., Teskey, G.C., & Pittman, Q.J. (2008). Postnatal inflammation increases seizure susceptibility in adult rats. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 6904-6913.