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Lynda Uphouse

serotonin

Professor
Biology
PO Box 425799
Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX 76204-5799

Office Location: GRB 301A
Office Phone: 940-898-2356
Lab Phone:
Fax: 940-898-2382
Email: luphouse@twu.edu

Teaching Area: Neurotoxicology, Biostatistics, Neuroendocrinology, Neuropharmacology, Serotonin and Interdisciplinary seminar in Neuroscience
Research Area: female gonadal hormones influence on vulnerability for the development of anxiety and depression

Education

Position Date Institution Field
PostDoc 1972-1973 California Institute of Technology Molecular Biology
PhD 1971 University of Colorado Physiological Psychology
MA 1969 University of Colorado Physiological Psychology
BA 1967 Austin College Mathematics/Psychology

Major Academic/Research Interest

Keywords

Our research interest is directed toward understanding how female gonadal hormones influence vulnerability for the development of anxiety and depression.

Project List

Select Publications

Adams, S., Heckard, D., Hassell, J., and Uphouse, L., 2012. Factors influencing fluoxetine-induced sexual dysfunction in female rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 235: 73-81. doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2012.07.029

Miryala, C. S., Hiegel, C., Uphouse, L., 2012. Sprague-Dawley and Fischer females differ in acute effects of fluoxetine on sexual behavior. Journal of Sexual Medicine, in press

 Miryala, C.S.J., Hassell, J, Adams, S., Hiegel, C., Uzor, N. and Uphouse, L. 2011. Mechanisms responsible for progesterone’s protection against lordosis inhibiting effects of restraint. II. Role of Progesterone metabolites. Hormones and Behavior, 60: 219-224. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.05.006

Hassell, J., Miryala, C.S.J., Hiegel, C. and Uphouse, L. 2011. Mechanisms responsible for progesterone’s protection against lordosis inhibiting effects of restraint. 1. Role of Progesterone. Hormones and Behavior, 60:226-232. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.05.005

Miryala, C.S.J., N., Maswood and Uphouse, L. 2011. Fluoxetine prevents 8-OH-DPAT-induced hyperphagia in Fischer inbred rats. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behavior, 98:311-31.5 doi:10.1016/j.pbb.2011.01.014

Uphouse, L., Heckard,D., Hiegel,C.,Guptarak, J.,and Maswood, S. 2011. Tropisetron increases the inhibitory effect of mild restraint on lordosis behavior of hormonally primed, ovariectomized rats. Behaviorral Brain Research, 219:221-226. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.01.006

Miryala, C.S.J., N., Maswood and Uphouse, L. 2011. Fluoxetine prevents 8-OH-DPAT-induced hyperphagia in Fischer inbred rats. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behavior., 98: 311-315.. doi:10.1016/j.pbb.2011.01.014

Uphouse, L., Heckard,D.,Hiegel,C.,Guptarak, J.,and Maswood, S. 2011. Tropisetron increases the inhibitory effect of mild restraint on lordosis behavior of hormonally primed, ovariectomized rats. Behaviorral Brain Research, in press, doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2011.01.006

Courses and Teaching Responsibilities

Keywords

Neurotoxicology, Biostatistics, Neuroendocrinology, Neuropharmacology, Serotonin and Interdisciplinary seminar in Neuroscience

Project List

Undergraduate

Biology 1113, Principles of Biology I
Biology 1123, Principles of Biology II
Biology 4681, Biology Seminar
Biology 1012, Human Biology
Biology 4344, Pathophysiology
Biology 4911, Research and Research Integrity
Zoology 2013, Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Zoology 2023, Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Zoology 3123, Neuroanatomy and Physiology
Zoology 2033, Human Anatomy and Physiology

Graduate

Biology 5123, Biostatistics
Biology 6913, Neuroendocrinology
Biology 6903, Special Topics, Neuropharmacology
Biology 6903, Special Topics, Grants Writing
Biology 6903, Special Topics, Serotonin
Biology 6903, Special Topics, Neurotoxicoloty
Biology 6903, Special Topics, Current Topics in Neurobiology

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