Laboratory of Regulatory Systems Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania
Lab Training History
Doctoral Dissertations Supervised
· Amber Alhadeff
"The Lateral Parabrachial Nucleus is a Site of Action for Neuroendocrine Signaling Effects on Food Intake" 2015.
Post-doctoral fellow (Biology) The University of Pennsylvania
· Karolina Skibicka
"Energy Balance Effects of Central Melanocortin, Cocaine and Amphetamine Related Transcript and Leptin: Moving outside of the Hypothalamic Box," 2009.
Research Associate Professor (Physiology/Endocrinology) The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg.
“Distributed Systems Mediate the Hyperphagic Response to Ghrelin", 2006.
Research Assistant Professor (Psychiatry), University of Pennsylvania.
“Brainstem Melanocortin Receptor Contributions to Energy Balance,” 2003.
Associate Professor (Psychology), Florida State University.
“Relationships between Ingestive Microstructure and Meal Size,” 1997.
Professor (Psychology), Amherst College, Department of Psychology.
"Satiation and Satiety in the Intraoral Intake Test," 1993.
Professor (Surgery), University of Michigan School of Medicine.
"The Roles of Gustatory and Internal State Variables on Sodium Chloride Ingestion in the Rat," 1991.
Professor (Nutrition), Rutgers University, N.J.
"The Contribution of Lingual Gustatory Afferent Input to Appetitive and Consummatory Ingestive Behavior in the Rat," 1986.
Professor (Neuroscience), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY.
"Palatability Processing and Production Rules in the Ingestive Fixed Action Patterns of Rats," 1983.
Professor (Psychology), University of Michigan.
Postdoctoral Fellows Supervised
·Zhi Yi Ong
Australian Research Council Career Discovery Early Research Fellow, University of New South Wales
Assistant Professor (Biology), University of Southern California.
Associate Professor (Psychiatry), University of Pennsylvania.
Scientist, Senomyx, San Diego, CA.
Professor (Psychology), Florida State University.
Professor (Physiology), University of Wyoming.
Technicians and Undergraduates Supervised That Pursued their Acedemic Careers
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Program in Nutrition, University of North Carolina
Ph.D. program (Immunology), University of Pennsylvania.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Dartmouth University.
Ph.D. program (Neuroscience), Harvard University.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Mass General Hospital.
Associate Professor (Psychology), University of Illinois at Chicago.
Associate Professor (Psychology), University of Illinois at Chicago
Associate Professor (Psychology), Barnard College.
· Kyle Franz
Professor (Biology), Georgia State University
· Michael Nitabach
Professor (Cellular and Molecular Physiology), Yale University.
· Greg Acevedo
Associate Professor (Social Work), Fordham University.
Associate Professor (Cell Biology), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center