Publications

  1. Krentzel AA, Meitzen J. 2018. Biological Sex, Estradiol and Striatal Medium Spiny Neuron Physiology: A Mini-Review. Front Cell Neurosci. 12:492. PDF.
  2. Meitzen J, Meisel RL, Mermelstein PG. 2018. Sex Differences and the Effects of Estradiol on Striatal Function. Curr Opin Behav Sci. 23:42-48. PDF.
  3. Tonn Eisinger KR, Woolfrey KM, Swanson SP, Schnell SA, Meitzen J, Dell’Acqua M, Mermelstein PG. 2018. Palmitoylation of caveolin-1 is regulated by the same DHHC acyltransferases that modify steroid hormone receptors. J Biol Chem. 293(41):15901-15911. PDF.
  4. Cao J, Dorris DM, Meitzen J. 2018. Electrophysiological properties of medium spiny neurons in the nucleus accumbens core of prepubertal male and female Drd1a-tdTomato line 6 BAC transgenic mice. J Neurophysiol. 120(4):1712-1727. PDF.
  5. Proaño SB, Morris HJ, Kunz LM, Dorris DM, Meitzen J. 2018. Estrous cycle-induced sex differences in medium spiny neuron excitatory synaptic transmission and intrinsic excitability in adult rat nucleus accumbens core. J Neurophysiol. 120(3):1356-1373. PDF.
  6. Cao J, Willett JA, Dorris DM, Meitzen J. 2018. Sex Differences in Medium Spiny Neuron Excitability and Glutamatergic Synaptic Input: Heterogeneity Across Striatal Regions and Evidence for Estradiol-Dependent Sexual Differentiation. Front Endocrinol. 9: 173. PDF.
  7. Montiel C, Meitzen J. 2017. Interviewing Neuroscientists for an Undergraduate Honors Project. J Undergrad Neurosci Educ. 16: A89-A94. PDF.
  8. Willett JA, Johnson AG, Vogel AR, Patisaul HB, McGraw LA, Meitzen J. 2018. Nucleus accumbens core medium spiny neuron electrophysiological properties and partner preference behavior in the adult male prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster. J Neurophysiol. 119: 1576-1588. PDF
  9. Will TR, Proaño SB, Thomas AM, Kunz LM, Thompson KC, Ginnari LA, Jones CH, Lucas SC, Reavis EM, Dorris DM, Meitzen J. 2017. Problems and Progress regarding Sex Bias and Omission in Neuroscience Research. eNeuro. ENEURO.0278-17.2017. PDF.
  10. Meitzen J, Britson KA, Tuomela K, Mermelstein PG. 2017. The expression of select genes necessary for membrane-associated estrogen receptor signaling differ by sex in adult rat hippocampus. Steroids. S0039-128X: 30179-4. PDF.
  11. Cao J, Dorris DM, Meitzen J. 2016. Neonatal Masculinization Blocks Increased Excitatory Synaptic Input in Female Rat Nucleus Accumbens Core. Endocrinology. 157: 3181-96. PDF.
  12. Willett JA, Will T, Hauser CA, Dorris DM, Cao J, Meitzen J. 2016. No Evidence for Sex Differences in the Electrophysiological Properties and Excitatory Synaptic Input onto Nucleus Accumbens Shell Medium Spiny Neurons. eNeuro. ENEURO.0147-15.2016. PDF.
  13. Wong JE, Cao J, Dorris DM, Meitzen J. 2016. Genetic sex and the volumes of the caudate-putamen, nucleus accumbens core and shell: original data and a review. Brain Struct Funct. 221: 4257-4267. PDF.
  14. Meitzen J. 2015. Using Tinbergen’s Four Questions as the Framework for a Neuroscience Capstone Course. J Undergrad Neurosci Educ. A46-55. PDF.
  15. Dorris DM, Cao J, Willett JA, Hauser CA, Meitzen J. 2015. Intrinsic excitability varies by sex in pre-pubertal striatal medium spiny neurons. J Neurophysiol. jn.00687.2014. PDF.
  16. Dorris DM, Hauser CA, Minnehan CE, Meitzen J. 2014. An aerator for brain slice experiments in individual cell culture plate wells. J Neurosci Methods. 238: 1-10. PDF.
  17. Meitzen J. 2014. Book review of: Neurobiology of Monotremes (ed. Ken Ashwell), CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia, 2013. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54: 87-88. PDF.
  18. Meitzen J, Luoma JI, Boulware MI, Hedges VL, Peterson BM, Tuomela K, Britson KA, Mermelstein PG. 2013. Palmitoylation of estrogen receptors is essential for neuronal membrane signaling. Endocrinology. 154: 4293-4304. PDF. Supplemental.
  19. Meitzen J, Perry AN, Westenbroek C, Hedges VL, Becker JB, Mermelstein PG. 2013. Enhanced striatal β1-adrenergic receptor expression following hormone loss in adulthood is programmed by both early sexual differentiation and puberty: a study of humans and rats. Endocrinology. 154: 1820-1831. PDF. Supplemental.
  20. Meitzen J, Grove DD, Mermelstein PG. 2012. The organizational and aromatization hypotheses apply to rapid, non-classical hormone action: neonatal masculinization eliminates rapid estradiol action in female hippocampal neurons. Endocrinology. 153: 4616-4621. PDF.
  21. Thompson CK*, Meitzen J*, Replogle K, Drnevich J, Lent KL, Wissman AM, Farin F, Bammler TK, Beyer RP, Clayton DF, Perkel DJ, Brenowitz EA. 2012. Seasonal Changes in Patterns of Gene Expression in Avian Song Control Brain Regions. PLoS One. 7: e35119. *Co-first authors. PDF.
  22. Meitzen J, Mermelstein PG. 2011. Estrogen receptors stimulate brain region specific metabotropic glutamate receptors to rapidly initiate signal transduction pathways. J. Chem. Neuroanat. 42: 236-241. Review. PDF.
  23. Stern CM, Meitzen J, Mermelstein PG. 2011. Corticotropin-releasing factor and urocortin I activate CREB through functionally selective Gβγ signaling in hippocampal pyramidal neurons. E. J. Neurosci. 34: 671-81. PDF.
  24. Stern CM, Luoma JI, Meitzen J, Mermelstein PG. 2011. Corticotropin Releasing Factor-Induced CREB Activation in Striatal Neurons Occurs via a Novel Gβγ Signaling Pathway. PLoS One. 6(3): e18114. PDF.
  25. Meitzen J, Stern CM, Luoma JI, Mermelstein PG. 2011. β1-adrenergic receptors activate two distinct signaling pathways in striatal neurons. J. Neurochem. 116: 984-995. PDF.
  26. Meitzen J, Pflepsen KR, Stern CM, Meisel RL, Mermelstein PG. 2011. Measurements of neuron soma size and density in rat dorsal striatum, nucleus accumbens core and nucleus accumbens shell: differences between striatal region and brain hemisphere, but not sex. Neurosci Lett. 487: 177-181. PDF.
  27. Meitzen J, Weaver AL, Brenowitz EA, Perkel DJ. 2009. Plastic and stable electrophysiological properties of adult avian forebrain song-control neurons across changing breeding conditions. J Neurosci. 29: 6558-6567. PDF.
  28. Meitzen J, Thompson CK, Choi H, Perkel DJ, Brenowitz EA. 2009. Time course of changes in Gambel’s white-crowned sparrow song behavior following transitions in breeding condition. Horm Behav. 55: 217-227. PDF.
  29. Meitzen J*, Thompson CK*. 2008. Seasonal-like growth and regression of the avian song control system: neural and behavioral plasticity in adult male Gambel’s white-crowned sparrows. Gen Comp Endocrin. 157: 259-265. *Co-first authors with Thompson CK. Review. PDF.
  30. Meitzen J, Moore IT, Lent K, Brenowitz EA, Perkel DJ. 2007. Steroid hormones act transsynaptically within the forebrain to regulate neuronal phenotype and song stereotypy. J Neurosci. 27: 12045-12057. PDF.
  31. Meitzen J, Perkel DJ, Brenowitz EA. 2007. Seasonal changes in intrinsic electrophysiological activity of song control neurons in wild song sparrows. J Comp Physiol A.193: 677-683. PDF.
  32. Xie R, Meitzen J, Pollak GD. 2005. Differing Roles of Inhibition in Hierarchical Processing of Species-Specific Calls in Auditory Nuclei. J Neurophysiol. 94:4019-37. PDF.
  33. Park KHJ*, Meitzen J*, Moore IT, Brenowitz EA, Perkel DJ. 2005. Seasonal-like plasticity of spontaneous firing rate in a songbird pre-motor nucleus. J Neurobiol. 64: 181-91. *Co-first authors with Park KHJ. PDF.
  34. Farries MA, Meitzen J, Perkel DJ. 2005. Electrophysiological Properties of Neurons in the Basal Ganglia of the Domestic Chick: Conservation and Divergence in the Evolution of the Avian Basal Ganglia. J Neurophysiol. 94: 454-67. PDF.
  35. Klug A, Bauer EE, Hanson JT, Hurley L, Meitzen J, Pollak GD. 2002. Response selectivity for species-specific calls in the inferior colliculus of Mexican free-tailed bats is generated by inhibition. J Neurophysiol. 88: 1941-54. PDF.