Current Research Projects

  • Dopamine encoding of retrospective temporal information
  • Elucidating the regional specificity of dopamine's control over cue-elicited behaviors
  • The acute and long-term effects of stress on dopamine release and behavior
  • Neural circuits mediating changes in subjective preference
  • Delineating astrocyte-neuron interactions within the ventral midbrain


  • CRF and Stress Modulation of Phasic Dopamine Release and Behavior (R00; DA033386)
  • Dopamine's role in changing subjective preference (R21; DA042362)