Recent Publications the Biological Rhythms Group

Acute Behavioral Responses to Light and Darkness in Nocturnal Mus musculus and Diurnal Arvicanthis niloticus, Shuboni DD, Cramm S, Yan L, Nunez AA, and Smale L, Jornal of Biological Rhythms, 2012 (in process), 27:299-307.

Site-specific changes in brain extra-SCN oscillators during early pregnancy in the rat, Schrader JA, Nunez AA, and Smale L, Journal of Biological Rhythms, 2011, 26:363-367.

Projections of the subrachiasmatic nucleus and the ventral portion of the subparaventricular zone in the Nile grass rat (Arvicanthis niloticus), Schwartz MD, Urbanski HF, Nunez AA, and Smale L, Brain Research, 2010, 1367:145-161.

Phase preference for the display of activity is associated with the phase of extra-suprachiasmatic nucleus oscillators within and between species, Neuroscience, 2010, 170:758-772.

Masking and temporal niche switching in spiny mice, Cohen R, Smale L, and Kronfeld-Schor N, Journal of Biological Rhythms, 2010, 25:47-52.

Plasticity of circadian activity and body temperature rhythms in golden spiny mice. Chronobiology International. 2009

Daily rhythms and sex differences in vasoactive intestinal polypeptide, VIPR2 receptor, and arginine vasopressin mRNA in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of a diurnal rodent, Arvicanthis niloticus.Mahoney MM, Ramanathan C, Hagenauer MH, Thompson RC, Smale L, Lee T. Eur J Neurosci. 2009

Expression of clock genes in the suprachiasmatic nucleus: Effect of environmental lighting conditions. Yan L. 2009. Rev Endocr Metab Disord.

Changing patterns of daily rhythmicity across reproductive states in diurnal female Nile grass rats (Arivicanthis niloticus). Schrader JA, Walaszczyk EJ, Smale L. 2009. Physiol Behav.

Compartmentalized expression of light-induced clock genes in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the diurnal grass rat (Arvicanthis niloticus). Ramanatha C, Campbell A, Tomczak A, Nunez AA, Smale L, Yan L. 2009. Neuroscience, 161(4): 960-9

Daily rhythms in PER1 within and beyond the suprachiasmatic nucleus of female grass rats (Arvicanthis niloticus). Ramanathan C, Nunez AA, Smale L. 2008. Neuroscience,156(1): 48-58

Rhythms in a diurnal brain. Smale L, Nunez AA, Schwartz MD. 2008, Biological Rhythm Research, 39(3): 305-318

Day-length encoding through tonic photic effects in the retinorecipient SCN region. Yan L, Silver R. 2008, Eur J Neurosci., 28(10): 2108-15.

Individual differences in rhythms of behavioral sleep and its neural substrates in Nile grass rats. Schwartz MD, Smale L. 2005, J Biol Rhythms. 20(6): 526-37

Analysis of the prokineticin 2 system in a diurnal rodent, the unstriped Nile grass rat (Arvicanthis niloticus). Lambert CM, Machida KK, Smale L, Nunez AA, Weaver DR. 2005, J Biol Rhythms. 20(3): 206-18