Publications

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Duke, C.G., Kennedy, A.J., Gavin, C., Day, J.J.*, & Sweatt, J.D.* (2017) Experience-dependent epigenomic reorganization in the hippocampus. Learning & Memory 24: 278-288.     *corresponding authors
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Kennedy, A.J., Rahn, E.J., Paulukaitis, B.S., Wang, J., Lewis, J.W., Watson, J.P., Strange, S.K., Barnard, B.A., Guzman-Karlsson, M.C., Phillips, S.E., Day, J.J., & Sweatt, J.D. (2016) Tcf4 regulates synaptic plasticity, DNA methylation, and memory function. Cell Reports 16(10): 2666–2685.
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Resendez, S.L., Keyes, P.C., Day, J.J., Hambro, C., Austin, C.J., Maina, F.K., Eidson, L., Porter-Stransky, K.A., Nevarez, N., McLean, J.W., Kuhnmeunch, M.A., Murphy, A.Z., Mathews, T.A., & Aragona, B.J. (2016) Dopamine and opioid systems interact within the nucleus accumbens to maintain monogamous pair bonds. eLife 2016;10.7554/eLife.15325.
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Savell, K. E., Gallus, N.V.N., Simon, R., Brown J., Revanna, J.S., Osborn, M.K., Song, E.Y., O’Malley, J.J., Stackhouse, C.T., Norvil, A., Gowher, H., Sweatt, J.D., & Day, J.J. (2016). Extra-coding RNAs regulate neuronal DNA methylation dynamics. Nature Communications 7: 12091.
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Press: Nature, BioTechniques, Epigenie

Meadows, J.P., Guzman-Karlsson, M., Phillips, S., Holleman, C., Posey, J.L., Day, J.J., Hablitz, J.J., & Sweatt, J.D. (2015). DNA methylation regulates cell-wide glutamatergic synaptic scaling. Science Signaling 8(382): ra61.
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Day, J.J., & Roberson, E.D. (2015) An epigenetic brake on genetic inheritance: DNA methylation slows effects of C9ORF72 mutations. Neurology 84(16): 1616-1617.
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Day, J.J., Kennedy, A., & Sweatt, J.D. (2015). DNA methylation and its implication and accessibility for pharmacological treatments in learning and memory. Annual Reviews in Pharmacology and Toxicology 6(55):591-611.
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Zovkic, I.B., Paulukaitis, B.S., Day, J.J., Etikala, D.M., & Sweatt, J.D. (2014). Histone H2A.Z subunit exchange controls transcription-dependent consolidation of recent and remote memory. Nature. 515(7528):582-586.
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Press: Epigenie, Science Daily

Day, J.J. (2014). New approaches to manipulating the epigenome. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience 16(3):345-357.
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Day, J.J., Childs, D., Guzman-Karlsson, M.C., Kibe, M., Moulden, J., Song, E., Tahir, A., & Sweatt, J.D. (2013). DNA methylation regulates associative reward learning. Nature Neuroscience 16(10), 1445-1452.
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Porter-Stransky, K., Seiler, J., Day, J.J., & Aragona, B.J. (2013). Development of behavioral preferences for the optimal choice following unexpected reward omission is mediated by a reduction of D2-like receptor tone in the nucleus accumbens. The European Journal of Neuroscience 38(4):2572-88.
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Parrish, R., Day, J.J., & Lubin, F. (2012) Direct bisulfite sequencing for examination of DNA methylation patterns with gene and nucleotide resolution from brain tissues. Current Protocols in Neuroscience Jul;Chapter 7:Unit 7.24.
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Sugam, J.A., Day, J.J., Wightman, R.M., & Carelli, R.M. (2012) Phasic nucleus accumbens dopamine encodes risk-based decision-making behavior. Biological Psychiatry 71(3):199-205.
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Day, J.J., & Sweatt, J.D. (2011). Epigenetic mechanisms in cognition. Neuron 70(5): 813-29.
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Day, J.J., & Sweatt, J.D. (2011). Epigenetic treatments for cognitive impairments. Neuropsychopharmacology 37(1): 247-260.
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Wheeler, R.A., Aragona, B.J., Fuhrmann, K.A., Jones, J.L., Day, J.J., Cacciapaglia, F., Wightman, R.M., & Carelli, R.M. (2011). Cocaine cues drive opposing context-dependent shifts in reward processing and emotional state. Biological Psychiatry 69(11): 1067-74.
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Day, J.J., & Sweatt, J.D. (2011). Cognitive neuroepigenetics: A role for epigenetic mechanisms in learning and memory. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 96(1):2-12.
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Sultan, F. & Day, J.J. (2011). Epigenetic mechanisms in memory and synaptic function. Epigenomics 3(2) 157-81.
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Day, J.J., Jones, J.L., & Carelli, R.M. (2011) Nucleus accumbens neurons encode predicted and ongoing reward costs. The European Journal of Neuroscience 33(2): 308-21.
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Day, J.J., & Sweatt, J.D. (2011). Epigenetic modifications in neurons are essential for formation and storage of behavioral memory. Neuropsychopharmacology 36(1): 357-58.
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Day, J.J., & Sweatt, J.D. (2010). DNA methylation and memory formation. Nature Neuroscience 13(11):1319-1323.
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Jones, J.L., Day, J.J., Wheeler, R.A., & Carelli, R.M. (2010). The basolateral amygdala differentially regulates conditioned neural responses within the nucleus accumbens core and shell. Neuroscience 169(3):1186-1198.
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Day, J.J., Jones, J.L., Wightman, R.M., & Carelli, R.M. (2010). Phasic nucleus accumbens dopamine release encodes effort and delay related costs. Biological Psychiatry 68(3):306-309.
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Jones, J.L., Day, J.J., Aragona, B.J., Wheeler, R.A., Wightman, R.M., & Carelli, R.M. (2010). Basolateral amygdala modulates terminal dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens and conditioned responding. Biological Psychiatry 67(8):737-744.
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Aragona, B.J., Day, J.J., Roitman, M.F., Cleaveland, N.A., Wightman, R.M., & Carelli, R.M. (2009). Opposite directionality in real-time dopamine transmission within the nucleus accumbens core and shell during the development of a cue-cocaine association. The European Journal of Neuroscience 30(10):1889-1899.
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Aragona, B.J., Cleaveland, N.A., Stuber, G.D., Day, J.J., Carelli, R.M., & Wightman, R.M. (2008). Preferential enhancement of dopamine transmission within the nucleus accumbens shell by cocaine is due to a direct increase in phasic dopamine release events. The Journal of Neuroscience 28(35): 8821-8831.
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Day, J.J. (2008). ERK activation during natural reward learning: A physiological role for phasic nucleus accumbens dopamine? The Journal of Neuroscience 28(17): 4295-4297.
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Day, J.J., & Carelli, R.M. (2008). Methamphetamine induces chronic corticostriatal depression: Too much of a bad thing. Neuron 58(1): 6-7.
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Day, J.J., Roitman, M.F., Wightman, R.M., & Carelli, R.M. (2007). Associative learning mediates dynamic shifts in dopamine signaling in the nucleus accumbens. Nature Neuroscience 10(8): 1020-1028.
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Paletz, E.M., Day, J.J., Craig-Schmidt, M.C., & Newland, M.C. (2007). Spatial and visual discrimination reversals in adult and geriatric rats exposed during gestation to methylmercury and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Neurotoxicology 28(4):707-719.
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Day, J.J. & Carelli, R.M. (2007). The nucleus accumbens and Pavlovian reward learning. The Neuroscientist 13(2): 148-159.
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Day, J.J., Wheeler, R.A., Roitman, M.F., & Carelli R.M. (2006). Nucleus accumbens neurons encode Pavlovian approach behaviors: Evidence from an autoshaping paradigm. The European Journal of Neuroscience 23(5): 1341-1351.
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Day, J.J., Reed, M.N., & Newland, M.C. (2005). Neuromotor deficits in aging rats exposed to methylmercury and n-3 fatty acids. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 27(4): 629-641.
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