Grizzell, J.A., Clarity, T.T., Graham, N.B., Dulka, B.N. and Cooper, M.A. (under review). Activity of a vmPFC-DRN pathway corresponds with resistance to acute social defeat stress. Frontiers in Neural Circuits.
Dulka, B.N, Bagatelas, E.D., Bress, K.S., Grizzell, A.J., Cannon, M.K., Whitten, C.J. and Cooper, M.A. (2020). Chemogenetic activation of an infralimbic cortex to basolateral amygdala projection promotes resistance to acute social defeat stress. Scientific Reports, 10, 6884. Open access link.
Mishra, P.S., Pal, A., Velankar, A.D., Singh, M., Kumara, H.N. and Cooper, M.A. (2020). Does rank rule? Rank-related grooming patterns in the Nicobar long-tailed macaque. Primates, 61: 443-453. PubMed link.
Kyle S.C, Burghardt G.M. and Cooper, M.A. (2019). Development of social play in hamsters: Sex differences and their possible functions. Brain Research, 1712: 217-223. PubMed link.
Dulka, B.N., Bress, K.S., Grizzell, J.A. and Cooper, M.A. (2018). Social dominance modulates stress-induced neural activity in ventromedial prefrontal cortex projections to the basolateral amygdala. Neuroscience, 388: 274-283. PubMed link.
Dulka, B.N., Koul-Tiwari, R., Grizzell, J.A., Harvey, M.L., Datta, S. & Cooper, M.A. (2018). Dominance relationships in Syrian hamsters modulate neuroendocrine and behavioral responses to social stress. Stress, 21: 569-574. PubMed link.
Dulka, B. N., Bourdon, A. K., Clinard, C. T., Muvvala, M. B.K., Campagna, S.R., and Cooper, M. A. (2017). Metabolomics reveals distinct neurochemical profiles associated with stress resilience. Neurobiology of Stress, 7, 103-112. Open access link.
Cooper, M. A., Seddighi, S., Barnes, A. K., Grizzell, J. A., Dulka, B. N., and Clinard, C. T. (2017). Dominance status alters restraint-induced neural activity in brain regions controlling stress vulnerability. Physiology & Behavior, 179, 152-161. PubMed link.
Clinard, C. T., Barnes, A. K., Adler, S. G., & Cooper, M. A. (2016). Winning agonistic encounters increases testosterone and androgen receptor expression in Syrian hamsters. Hormones and Behavior, 86, 27-35.PubMed link.
Burleson, C.A., Pedersen, R.W., Seddighi, S., DeBusk, L.E., Burghardt, G.M. and Cooper M.A. (2016). Social play in juvenile hamsters alters dendritic morphology in the medial prefrontal cortex and attenuates effects of social stress in adulthood. Behavioral Neuroscience, 130, 437-447. PubMed link.
Dulka, B. N., Ford, E. C., Lee, M. A., Donnell, N. J., Goode, T. D., Prosser, R. & Cooper, M. A. (2016). Proteolytic cleavage of proBDNF into mature BDNF in the basolateral amygdala is necessary for defeat-induced social avoidance. Learning & Memory, 23: 150-160. PubMed link.
Puga-Gonzalez I., Cooper, M.A. and Hemelrijk, C.K. (2016). Targeting or supporting, what drives patterns of aggressive intervention in fights? American Journal of Primatology, 78: 247-255. PubMed Link.
Cooper, M.A., Clinard, C.T., and Morrison, K.E. (2015). Neurobiological mechanisms supporting experience-dependent resistance to social stress.Neuroscience, 291: 1-14. PubMed link.
Clinard, C.T., Bader, L.R., Sullivan, M.A., and Cooper, M.A. (2015). Activation of 5-HT2a receptors in the basolateral amygdala promotes defeat-induced anxiety and the acquisition of conditioned defeat in Syrian hamsters.Neuropharmacology, 90: 101-112. PubMed link.
Morrison, K.E., Bader, L.R., Clinard, C.T., Gerhard, D.M., Gross, S.E. and Cooper, M.A. (2014). Maintenance of dominance status is necessary for resistance to social defeat stress in Syrian hamsters.Behavioral Brain Research, 270: 277-286. PubMed link.
Bader, L.R., Carboni, J.D., Burleson, C.A. and Cooper, M.A. (2014). 5-HT1A receptor activation reduces fear-related behavior following social defeat. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 122: 182-190.PubMed link.
Morrison, K.E., Bader, L.R., McLaughlin, C.N. and Cooper, M.A. (2013). Defeat-induced activation of the ventral medial prefrontal cortex is necessary for resistance to conditioned defeat. Behavioral Brain Research, 243: 158-164. PubMed link.
Harvey, M.L., Swallows, C.L. and Cooper, M.A. (2012). A double dissociation in the effects of 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors on the acquisition and expression of conditioned defeat in Syrian hamsters. Behavioral Neuroscience, 126: 530-537. PubMed link.
Hammack, S.E., Cooper, M.A. and Lezak, K.R. (2012). Overlapping neurobiology of learned helplessness and conditioned defeat: Implications for PTSD and mood disorders. Neuropharmacology 62: 565-575. PubMed link.
Morrison, K.E. and Cooper, M.A. (2012). A role for 5-HT1A receptors in the basolateral amygdala in the development of conditioned defeat in Syrian hamsters. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 100: 592-600. PubMed link.
Morrison, K.E., Curry, D.W. and Cooper, M.A. (2012). Social status alters defeat-induced neural activation in Syrian hamsters. Neuroscience 210: 168-178. PubMed link.
Morrison, K.E., Swallows, C.L. and Cooper, M.A. (2011). Effects of dominance status on conditioned defeat and expression of 5-HT1A and 5-HT2A receptors. Physiology and Behavior, 104:283-290. PubMed link.