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Karen Murphy, Lecturer of Psychology and Neuroscience and Assistant Dean of Trinity College

Karen Murphy
Contact Info:
Office Location:  011H Allen Building, 421 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-5785
Email Address:   send me a message
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Typical Courses Taught:

  • Psy 101re, Bio bases of behavior Synopsis
  • Psy 169s, Neurobiology of pain Synopsis
  • Psy 107, Affective and mood disorders Synopsis

Ph.D.Duke University2008
B.A.University of Colorado - Boulder2001
Recent Publications   (search)

  1. Murphy, KL; Zhang, X; Gainetdinov, RR; Beaulieu, J-M; Caron, MG (2008). A regulatory domain in the N terminus of tryptophan hydroxylase 2 controls enzyme expression.. The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 283(19), 13216-13224. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Salahpour, A; Ramsey, AJ; Medvedev, IO; Kile, B; Sotnikova, TD; Holmstrand, E; Ghisi, V; Nicholls, PJ; Wong, L; Murphy, K; Sesack, SR; Wightman, RM; Gainetdinov, RR; Caron, MG (2008). Increased amphetamine-induced hyperactivity and reward in mice overexpressing the dopamine transporter.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 105(11), 4405-4410. [18347339], [doi]  [abs]
  3. Salminen, O; Murphy, KL; McIntosh, JM; Drago, J; Marks, MJ; Collins, AC; Grady, SR (2004). Subunit composition and pharmacology of two classes of striatal presynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors mediating dopamine release in mice.. Molecular Pharmacology, 65(6), 1526-1535. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Grady, SR; Murphy, KL; Cao, J; Marks, MJ; McIntosh, JM; Collins, AC (2002). Characterization of nicotinic agonist-induced [(3)H]dopamine release from synaptosomes prepared from four mouse brain regions.. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 301(2), 651-660. [doi]  [abs]

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