Conte Center

Vanderbilt / NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research

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Conte Center Publications
Select an Project or Core below to review publications resulting Conte research. These publications refer to our current Conte Center, P50 M096972: Enduring Effects of Early-Life Serotonin Signaling.

For a comprehensive list of all current Conte Publications, see below, or click on an Investigator’s name to see his publications.


Baganz NL, Lindler KM, Zhu CB, Smith JT, Robson MJ, Iwamoto H,
Deneris ES, Hewlett WA, Blakely RD. A requirement of serotonergic p38α mitogen-activated protein kinase for peripheral immune system activation of CNS serotonin uptake and serotonin-linked behaviors. Transl Psychiatry. 2015 Nov 3;5:e671. doi: 10.1038/tp.2015.168. PubMed PMID: 26529424.


Green NH, Jackson CR, Iwamoto H, Tackenberg MC,
McMahon DG. Photoperiod programs dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons and affective behaviors. Curr Biol. 2015 May 18;25(10):1389 94. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.03.050. Epub 2015 May 7. PubMed PMID: 25959961; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4445239.


Wyler SC, Donovan LJ, Yeager M,
Deneris E. Pet-1 Controls Tetrahydrobiopterin Pathway and Slc22a3 Transporter Genes in Serotonin Neurons. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2015 Jul 15;6(7):1198-205. doi: 10.1021/cn500331z. Epub 2015 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 25642596; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4504805.


Chen X, Ye R, Gargus JJ,
Blakely RD, Dobrenis K, Sze JY. Disruption of Transient Serotonin Accumulation by Non-Serotonin-Producing Neurons Impairs Cortical Map Development. Cell Rep. 2015 Jan 14. pii: S2211-1247(14)01062-6. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.12.033. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25600870.


Ellegood J, Anagnostou E, Babineau BA, Crawley JN, Lin L, Genestine M, DiCicco-Bloom E, Lai JK, Foster JA, Peñagarikano O, Geschwind DH, Pacey LK, Hampson DR, Laliberté CL, Mills AA, Tam E, Osborne LR, Kouser M, Espinosa-Becerra F, Xuan Z, Powell CM, Raznahan A, Robins DM, Nakai N, Nakatani J, Takumi T, van Eede MC, Kerr TM, Muller C,
Blakely RD, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Henkelman RM, Lerch JP. Clustering autism: using neuroanatomical differences in 26 mouse models to gain insight into the heterogeneity. Mol Psychiatry. 2015 Feb;20(1):118-25. doi: 10.1038/mp.2014.98. Epub 2014 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 25199916; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4426202.


Deneris ES, Hobert O. Maintenance of postmitotic neuronal cell identity. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Jul;17(7):899-907. doi: 10.1038/nn.3731. Epub 2014 Jun 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 24929660; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4472461.


Hood JL, Morabito MV, Martinez CR 3rd, Gilbert JA, Ferrick EA, Ayers GD, Chappell JD, Dermody TS,
Emeson RB. Reovirus-mediated induction of ADAR1 (p150) minimally alters RNA editing patterns in discrete brain regions. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2014 Jul;61:97-109. doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2014.06.001. Epub 2014 Jun 4. PubMed PMID: 24906008; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4134954.


Ulbricht RJ,
Emeson RB. One hundred million adenosine-to-inosine RNA editing sites: hearing through the noise. Bioessays. 2014 Aug;36(8):730-5. doi: 10.1002/bies.201400055. Epub 2014 May 30. PubMed PMID: 24889193; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4359916.


Ciarleglio CM, Resuehr HE, Axley JC,
Deneris ES, McMahon DG. Pet-1 deficiency alters the circadian clock and its temporal organization of behavior. PLoS One. 2014 May 15;9(5):e97412. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097412. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24831114; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4022518.


Spoida K, Masseck OA,
Deneris ES, Herlitze S. Gq/5-HT2c receptor signals activate a local GABAergic inhibitory feedback circuit to modulate serotonergic firing and anxiety in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Apr 29;111(17):6479-84. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1321576111. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PubMed PMID: 24733892; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4035925.


Jackson CR, Capozzi M, Dai H,
McMahon DG. Circadian perinatal photoperiod has enduring effects on retinal dopamine and visual function. J Neurosci. 2014 Mar 26;34(13):4627-33. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4887-13.2014. PubMed PMID: 24672008; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3965786.


Rudnick G, Krämer R,
Blakely RD, Murphy DL, Verrey F. The SLC6 transporters: perspectives on structure, functions, regulation, and models for transporter dysfunction. Pflugers Arch. 2014 Jan;466(1):25-42. doi: 10.1007/s00424-013-1410-1. Epub 2013 Dec 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 24337881; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3930102.


Ye R, Carneiro AM, Airey D, Sanders-Bush E, Williams RW, Lu L, Wang J, Zhang B,
Blakely RD. Evaluation of heritable determinants of blood and brain serotonin homeostasis using recombinant inbred mice. Genes Brain Behav. 2014 Mar;13(3):247-60. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12092. Epub 2013 Oct 31. PubMed PMID: 24102824; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3979832.


Anastasio NC, Stutz SJ, Fox RG, Sears RM,
Emeson RB, DiLeone RJ, O'Neil RT, Fink LH, Li D, Green TA, Moeller FG, Cunningham KA. Functional status of the serotonin 5-HT2C receptor (5-HT2CR) drives interlocked phenotypes that precipitate relapse-like behaviors in cocaine dependence. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014 Jan;39(2):370-82. doi: 10.1038/npp.2013.199. Epub 2013 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 23939424; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3970795.


Shi Z, Wang J,
Zhang B. NetGestalt: integrating multidimensional omics data over biological networks. Nat Methods. 2013 Jul;10(7):597-8. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.2517. PubMed PMID: 23807191; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3951100.


Wang J, Duncan D, Shi Z,
Zhang B. WEB-based GEne SeT AnaLysis Toolkit (WebGestalt): update 2013. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Jul;41(Web Server issue):W77-83. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt439. Epub 2013 May 23. PubMed PMID: 23703215; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3692109.


Wu HH,
Levitt P. Prenatal expression of MET receptor tyrosine kinase in the fetal mouse dorsal raphe nuclei and the visceral motor/sensory brainstem. Dev Neurosci. 2013;35(1):1-16. doi: 10.1159/000346367. Epub 2013 Mar 20. PubMed PMID: 23548689; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3746026.


Narboux-Nême N, Angenard G, Mosienko V, Klempin F, Pitychoutis PM,
Deneris E, Bader M, Giros B, Alenina N, Gaspar P. Postnatal growth defects in mice with constitutive depletion of central serotonin. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16;4(1):171-81. doi: 10.1021/cn300165x. Epub 2012 Dec 15. PubMed PMID: 23336056; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3547491.


Kiyasova V, Bonnavion P, Scotto-Lomassese S, Fabre V, Sahly I, Tronche F,
Deneris E, Gaspar P, Fernandez SP. A subpopulation of serotonergic neurons that do not express the 5-HT1A autoreceptor. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16;4(1):89-95. doi: 10.1021/cn300157s. Epub 2012 Nov 7. PubMed PMID: 23336048; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3547476.


Baganz NL,
Blakely RD. A dialogue between the immune system and brain, spoken in the language of serotonin. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16;4(1):48-63. doi: 10.1021/cn300186b. Epub 2012 Dec 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 23336044; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3547518.


Chang JC, Tomlinson ID, Warnement MR, Ustione A, Carneiro AM, Piston DW,
Blakely RD, Rosenthal SJ. Single molecule analysis of serotonin transporter regulation using antagonist conjugated quantum dots reveals restricted, p38 MAPK-dependent mobilization underlying uptake activation. J Neurosci. 2012 Jun 27;32(26):8919-29. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0048 12.2012. PubMed PMID: 22745492; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3426861.