RESEARCH PROJECTS FUNDED THROUGH THE McGOVERN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM


2017
William Skiles, Graduate Student, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University – College Station SPERM-DERIVED EPIMUTATIONS, INDUCED BY CHRONIC PRECONCEPTION EXPOSURE TO ALCOHOL AND RIBOSOMAL DYSFUNCTION IN OFFSPRING

   

2016
Nihal Salem, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University Health Science Center – Bryon
A NOVEL PSEUDOGENE-ENCODED LONG NONCODING RNA MEDIATES FETAL ALCOHOL EFFECTS


2015
Heather Krieger, MA, University of Houston – Houston
PEER INFLUENCE ON DRINKING: A LONGITUDINAL SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS


2014
Yifeng Cheng, BS, Texas A&M University Health Science Center – Bryon
ACTIVITY OF D1R-MSNS IN THE DORSOMEDIAL STRIATUM IS ESSENTIAL FOR EXCESSIVE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION


2013
Onkar Sawant, Ph.D Candidate, Texas A&M University - College Station
EFFECT OF PRENATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE AND MATERNAL GLUTAMINE SUPPLIMENTATION ON FETAL GROWTH


2012
Sharma Shobhit, MS, Graduate Student, Texas State University – San Marcos
INFLUENCE OF BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR AND FAMILY HISTORY OF ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE ON ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION CHARACTERISTICS OF HEALTHY SOCIAL DRINKERS


2011
Lindsey Rodriguez, Ph.D Candidate, University of Houston – Houston
ALCOHOL USE AND RELATIONSHIP DISTRESS IN MARRIED COUPLES


2010
Gerald Cochran, MSW, The University of Texas School of Social Work - Austin
LATENT PREDICTORS OF CHANGE FROM SCREENING AND BRIEF ALCOHOL INTERVENTION: A MIXTURE MODELING APPROACH


2009
Scott Davis, Graduate Student, WCAAR, The University of Texas - Austin
THE MOLECULAR BASIS FOR THE ACTIONS OF ETHANOL ON THE BK POTASSIUM CHANNEL


2008
Stephanie L. Rivaux, LMSW, Graduate Student, The University of Texas School of Social Work - Austin
A TWIN STUDY EXAMINING THE ROLE OF MULTIPLE TRAUMAS IN THE SEXUAL ASSAULT AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE DIALECTIC


2007
Sunju Sohn, Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Texas School of Social Work - Austin
A STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODEL OF HEAVY ALCOHOL USE AMONG YOUNG ADULTS IN THE U.S. MILITARY: COMPLEXITIES OF STRESS LEVEL, PERSONAL PROPENSITY, ALCOHOL USE, AND JOB PERFORMANCE


2006
Ginger Becker, Ph.D. Candidate, Pharmacology, University of Texas HSC - San Antonio
CONDITIONING AND OPIOID WITHDRAWAL

 
2005
Atrayee Banerjee, Graduate Student, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University HSC - College Station
IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ETHANOL RESPONSIVE ELEMENT IN THE RAT OSTEOPONTIN PROMOTER  


2004
Tara Alexander, LCSW, Center for Social Work Research, The University of Texas - Austin
ESTABLISHMENT OF A SUBSTANCE DISORDER SCREENING TOOL IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE


2004
Andrew M. Smith, Graduate Research Assistant, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University HSC - College Station
PRENATAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE: EFFECTS ON ADULT BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER PERMEABILITY


2003
Udayan M. Apte, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology - College Station
REGULATION OF OSTOPONTIN (OPN) GENE BY ETHANOL (EtOH): POTENTIAL MECHANISM BEHIND OPN-MEDIATED HEPATIC NEUTROPHILIC INFILTRATION IN ALCOHOLIC STEATOHEPATITIS


2003
William M. Doyon, Graduate Student, The University of Texas – Austin, Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology
ACCUMBAL DOPAMINE ACTIVITY DURING OPERANT SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF 10% SUCROSE
PLUS 10% ETHANOL IN LONG EVANS RATS WITH LIMITED TRAINING


2002
Lora Talley Watts, Graduate Student, Department of Medicine, University of Texas HSC - San Antonio
ASTROCYTE PROTECTION OF NEURONS FROM ENHANCED PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH (APOPTOSIS) DUE TO ETHANOL


2001
C. Michael Larsen, Dental Student, Department of Endodontics, University of Texas HSC Dental School - San Antonio
NEURONAL NICOTINIC RECEPTOR EXPRESSION IN NOCICEPTORS


2001
Dawn M. Marsh, Graduate Student, Mental Sciences Institute, University of Texas HSC - Houston
INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN ALCOHOL-INDUCED AGGRESSION AND THE RELATIONSHIP TO SEROTONIN FUNCTION IN WOMEN


2000
Yumiko Honse, Graduate Student, Division of Pharmacology/Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas - Austin
THE EFFECT OF PRENATAL ETHANOL EXPOSURE ON n-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE RECEPTORS


1999
Danielle Graham, Graduate Student, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University - Waco
THE EFFECTS OF ADOLESCENT ETHANOL EXPOSURE ON THE AVERSIVE PROPERTIES OF ETHANOL IN ADULTHOOD


1998
Donita Crippens, Graduate Student, Division of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas - Austin
EFFECTS OF GENDER AND ESTROUS CYCLE ON ETHANOL PHARMACOKINETICS IN THE RAT


1997
James Bjork, Graduate Student, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas HSC - Houston
THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON THE AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR OF AN UNDERSTUDIED POPULATION: WOMEN


1996
Zulfigar Cheema, Graduate Student, Texas A&M University HSC - College Station
PRENATAL ETHANOL EXPOSURE INDUCES APOPTOSIS BY UPREGULATING THE CYTOXIC FAS RECEPTOR


1993
John Nassar, Third Year Medical Student, Depts. of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, The University of Texas HSC - San Antonio
ALCOHOL AND GONADOTROPIN RELEASING HORMONE

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