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Education

Employment

  • Associate Professor (with tenure), Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, 2010-
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Joint Associate Professor, Pharmacology, 2010-
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Faculty, Graduate Program in Neurobiology & Behavior, 2004-
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Faculty, Graduate Program in Molecular & Cellular Biology, 2006-
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Member, Center for Drug Addiction Research, 2004-
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, 2004-2010
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Joint Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, 2007-2010
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, 2004-2007
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  • Visiting Scholar, Anatomy, 2004
    University of Cambridge, UK (Host: W. Schultz)

  • Research Assistant Professor, Psychology, 2003-2004
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry, 1999-2002
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA (Supervisor: R.M. Wightman)

  • Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, 1997
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA (Host: R.M. Wightman)

  • Graduate Student, Neuroscience, 1995-1999
    Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, UK (Supervisor: J.A. Stamford)

  • Research Assistant, Neuroscience, 1993-1995
    London Hospital Medical College, London, UK (Supervisor: J.A. Stamford)

Funding

  • R01 AG044839 (NIH/NIA), 2012-2015
    “Contribution of dopamine to risk attitude across the lifespan”

  • R01 DA027858 (NIH/NIDA), 2009-2014
    “Spatiotemporal dynamics of dopamine release during reinforcement learning”

  • R01 DA016782 (NIH/NIDA), 2009-2014
    “CRF modulation of NMDA currents and behavior in the VTA”

  • R01 MH079292 (NIH/NIMH), 2007-2012
    “Subsecond modulation of cost/benefit decision making by dopamine”

  • R21 AG030775 (NIH/NIA), 2007-2011
    “Dopaminergic modulation of cost/benefit decision making during aging”

  • R21 DA021793 (NIH/NIDA), 2007-2010
    “Subsecond dopamine release during compulsive drug taking”

  • R21 DA-24140 (NIH/NIDA), 2007-2009
    “Dopaminergic activity and release during DBS implantation in humans”

  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2007-2009
    “The actions of corticotropin-releasing factor on phasic dopamine transmission”

  • Pilot project grant from P30 DK35816 (NIH/NIDDK), 2006-2008
    “Direct actions of insulin and leptin on phasic dopamine release in vivo”

  • Supplement to R21 DA21793 (NIH/NIDA), 2007-2008
    “Dopamine transmission during habitual responding for natural reinforcement”

  • R03 DA017155 (NIH/NIDA), 2005-2007
    “Dynamic control of dopamine release in cocaine abuse”

  • Pilot project grant from P01 DA15916 (NIH/NIDA), 2005-2007
    “Overexpression of dopamine D1 and D2 receptors to study behaviors related to drug abuse”

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Small Grants Program, 2005-2006
    “Subsecond dopamine release during acquisition of drug-taking behavior”

  • University of Washington Royalty Research Fund, 2005-2006
    “Miniaturized instrumentation for multisite, real-time dopamine detection in behaving animals”

Awards and honors

  • Neural Networks Most Highly Cited Award, 2011
  • Joural of Neuroscience Methods top reviewer of the year, 2009
  • Kavli Scholar, 2008
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2007
  • Host Sponsor for Human Frontier Science Program Short-Term Fellowship, 2005
  • Frontiers in Addiction Research travel award, 2004
  • NIDA Young Investigator travel award, 2003
  • Irwin J. Kopin Traveling Fellowship for excellence in catecholamine research, 2003
  • Frontiers in Addiction Research travel award, 2002
  • Dopamine 2002 travel award, 2002
  • 9th International Conference on In Vivo Methods travel award, 2001
  • 8th International Conference on In Vivo Methods travel award, 1999
  • University of London Central Research Fund research award, 1997
  • Physiological Society Affiliate Travel Grant Scheme travel award, 1997
  • 7th International Conference on In Vivo Methods travel award, 1996
  • London Hospital Medical College research equipment award, 1995
  • 6th International Conference on In Vivo Methods travel award, 1994
  • London Hospital Medical College research equipment award, 1994

Invited lectures

  • 2014
    Wayne State University (Analytical Chemistry), Detroit, MI
    Wayne State University (Pharmacology), Detroit, MI
    Gordon Research Conference on Alcohol and the Nervous System, Galveston, TX

  • 2013
    1st Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making, Princeton, NJ
    Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    10th Annual Anti-Ageing Conference London, London, UK
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
    Dopamine 2013, Alghero, Italy
    Ernest Gallo Clinic & Research Center, Emeryville, CA
    Duke University, Durham, NC
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    11th International Basal Ganglia Society Meeting, Eilat, Israel
    Cosyne '13 workshop, Snowbird, UT (declined for scheduling conflict)
    46th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research, Breckenridge, CO
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

  • 2012
    Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, San Diego, CA
    University of Chicago Center, Beijing, China
    9th Annual Anti-Ageing Conference London, London, UK (declined)
    Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience: 14th International Meeting, London, UK
    RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    45th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research, Snowbird, UT

  • 2011
    International Conference on Decision Making, Allahabad, India (declined for scheduling conflict)
    Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Waikaloa Beach, HI
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
    US-Netherlands Bi-National Addiction Workshop, The Hague, Netherlands (delegated to Ingo Willuhn)
    University College London, London, UK
    Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics, Evanston, IL
    Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, Indianapolis, IN
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    Amsterdam Graduate School for Neurosciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, Roanoke, VA
    RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan (cancelled due to earthquake)
    15th International Conference on Stress and Behavior, St. Petersburg, Russia
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Atlanta, GA
    Janelia Farm Conference on Neural Circuits of Decision Making, Ashburn, VA
    44th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research, Keystone, CO

  • 2010
    University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
    Washington State University, Pullman, WA
    Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics, Evanston, IL
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    13th International Conference on In Vivo Methods, Brussels, Belgium
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Federation of European Neuroscience Societies biannual meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD
    Reward and Decision Making in the Brain, Jerusalem, Israel
    43rd Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research, Breckenridge, CO

  • 2009
    Yale University, New Haven, CT
    US-Netherlands Bi-National Addiction Workshop, Washington, DC
    Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Pittsburgh PA
    Neuroeconomics of Aging Workshop, Evanston, IL
    41st Annual Meeting of the European Brain and Behaviour Society, Rhodes, Greece
    Reinforcement and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Workshop, Okinawa, Japan
    Amsterdam Graduate School for Neurosciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines, Biddeford, ME
    Concordia University, Montréal, QC
    Annual Neuropsychotropic Drug Conference, Seattle, WA
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Cosyne workshop, Snowbird, UT
    42nd Winter Conference on Brain Research, Copper Mountain, CO

  • 2008
    National Academy of Sciences, Irvine, CA
    International Symposium on Drug Addiction, Kunming, China
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics, Canyons, UT
    Healthy Minds Across America, Seattle, WA
    12th International Conference on In Vivo Methods, Vancouver, BC
    Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, London, UK
    Janelia Farm Conference on Neural Circuits and Decision-Making in Rodents, Ashburn, VA
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD
    Duke University, Durham, NC
    Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, New Orleans, LA
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
    41st Winter Conference on Brain Research, Snowbird, UT
    Neuroeconomics: Decision Making and the Brain, New York, NY

  • 2007
    US-Netherlands Bi-National Addiction Workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
    Columbia University, New York, NY
    New York University, New York, NY
    Amsterdam Graduate School for Neurosciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Ernest Gallo Clinic & Research Center, Emeryville, CA
    Great Lakes ASPET meeting, North Chicago, IL
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
    Cosyne workshop, Canyons, UT
    40th Winter Conference on Brain Research, Snowmass, CO
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

  • 2006
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroeconomics, Canyons, UT
    11th International Conference on In Vivo Methods, Cagliari, Italy
    West Coast College of Biological Psychiatry annual meeting, Irvine, CA

  • 2005
    Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 2004
    FASEB meeting on Modern Scientific Approaches to Drug Addiction, Tucson, AZ
    Ernest Gallo Clinic & Research Center, Emeryville, CA
    3rd Dutch Endo-Neuro-Psycho meeting, Doorwerth, The Netherlands
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    37th Winter Conference on Brain Research, Copper Mountain, CO
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA

  • 2003
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
    Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines, Oxford, UK
    10th International Conference on In Vivo Methods, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK
    Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Orlando, FL

  • 2002
    Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC

  • 1999
    Duke University, Durham, NC

Professional activities

  • Conference chair, Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines, 2015
  • Young Investigator Award selection committee, Society for Neuroeconomics, 2013
  • Conference vice chair, Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines, 2013
  • Discussion leader, Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines, 2013
  • Session chair, Dopamine 2013, 2013
  • Session chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2013
  • Session chair, Plasticity in the Basal Ganglia: Dopamine and Beyond, 2012
  • Session chair, International Conference on In Vivo Methods, 2012
  • Small Grants second-level review group, Washignton Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute. 2012-
  • Curriculum committee chair, UW Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, 2012-
  • Development committee, UW Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, 2012-
  • Session chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2012
  • Program committee, Society for Neuroeconomics, 2011
  • Program chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2011-2013
  • Session chair, Society for Neuroeconomics, 2011
  • Discussion leader, Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines, 2011
  • Session chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2011
  • Board member, Society for Neuroeconomics, 2010-2013
  • President, International Society for Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience, 2010-
  • Curriculum committee co-chair, UW Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, 2010-2012
  • Executive committee, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2010-2014
  • Editor, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience special topic on Reinforcement Learning, 2010
  • Session chair, International Conference on In Vivo Methods, 2010
  • Session chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2010
  • International advisory board, International Conference on In Vivo Methods, 2009-
  • Editor, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience special topic on Neuroeconomics, 2009
  • Program committee, UW Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, 2009-
  • Chair, Society for Neuroscience Psychopharmacolgy Social, 2008
  • Session chair, International Symposium on Drug Addiction, 2008
  • Conference co-chair, International Conference on In Vivo Methods, 2008
  • Program chair, International Conference on In Vivo Methods, 2008
  • Session chair, International Conference on In Vivo Methods, 2008
  • Board of directors, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2008-2010
  • Session chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2008
  • Curriculum committee, UW Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, 2007-
  • Program committee, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2007-
  • Discussion leader, Gordon Research Conference on Catecholamines, 2007
  • Admissions committee, UW Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, 2005-2007
  • Session chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2004

  • Journal editorial board

    Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience: Associate Editor, 2012-
    The Journal of Neuroscience: Associate Editor, 2012-2015
    European Journal of Neuroscience: Contributing Editor, 2008-2010
    Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience: Review Editor, 2007-; Guest Associate Editor, 2009-2012; Associate Editor, 2012-

  • Ad-hoc journal referee

    Behavioural Brain Research, Biological Psychiatry, Brain Research, Brain Structure and Function, Developmental Neuroscience, Current Drug Abuse Reviews, CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets, European Journal of Neuroscience, Experimental Neurology, Future Neurology, Nature, Nature Communications, Nature Neuroscience, Neurochemistry International, Neuron, Neuropharmacology, Neuropsychopharmacology, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Letters, Neuroscience Research, International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, Journal of Neurochemistry, Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Journal of Neuroscience Research, Journal of Visualized Experiments, Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, PLoS Biology, PLoS ONE, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA, Psychoneuroendocrinology, Science, Synapse, Trends in Neurosciences

  • Grant review board

    NIH NMB Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior, 2012-2016
    NIH ZDA1 SXC-E, NIDA Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA) (R21), 2011
    NIH ZRG1 IFCN-M, Integrative Neuroscience, 2011
    NIH ZRG1 IFCN-C, Cognitive, Visual and Sensorimotor, 2011
    NIH ZEB1 OSR-C, Biomedical Technology Resource Centers review panel, 2011
    NSF/NIH CRCNS, Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience, 2009

  • Ad-hoc grant reviewer

    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (University of Washington), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (UK), Human Frontier Science Program, Italian Ministry of Health, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, National Science Foundation, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, New Zealand Ministry of Science and Innovation, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, Royalty Research Fund (University of Washington), Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund, United States Army Research Office, Wellcome Trust

Professional membership

  • American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2009-
  • International Brain Research Organization, 1996-
  • International Society for Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience, 2010-

    Inaugural President, 2010-2014

  • Society for Neuroeconomics, 2005-

    Board member, 2010-2013
    Program committee, 2011

  • Society for Neuroscience, 1999-
  • British Neuroscience Association, 1994-2000
  • Physiological Society, 1997-1999
  • Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2001-2005

Teaching

  • Addiction: Mechanisms, Prevention, Treatment (CONJ 556)
  • Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience (NEUBEH 503)
  • Neurobiology of Disease (NEUBEH 559)
  • Neuropharmacology (PHCOL 512)
  • Molecular Basis of Addictive Drug Action (PHCOL 534)
  • Seminar in Psychology: Addictive Behaviors (PSYCH 448)

Doctoral supervisory committees

  • Matthew Brodsky, Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Agata Budzillo, Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Lauren M. Burgeno, Pharmacology
  • Amanda S. Chung, Pharmacology
  • Ryan W. Eaton, Physiology and Biophysics
  • Jonathan Ehrich, Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Wambura C. Fobbs, Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Nicholas G. Hollon, Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Melissa A. Reilly, Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Christina A. Sanford (née Akers), Pharmacology
  • Yong S. Jo, Psychology

  • Elizabeth E.Steinberg, Neuroscience, UCSF (Ph.D., 2013)
  • Andrew S. Hart, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2012)
  • Abigail G. Schindler, Pharmacology (Ph.D., 2012)
  • Julia C. Lemos, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2012)
  • Selena S. Schreiber (née Schreiber), Pharmacology (Ph.D., 2012)
  • Lauren K. Graham (née Jones), Behavioral Neuroscience (Ph.D., 2012)
  • Kathryn M. Tabor, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2012)
  • Berit E. Jacobson, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2011)
  • Abigail C. Gambrill, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2011)
  • Jones G. Parker, Biochemistry (Ph.D., 2011)
  • Jerylin O. Gan, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2011)
  • Erica J. Melief, Pharmacology (Ph.D., 2011)
  • Daniel Eskenazi, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2011)
  • Michael L. Lee, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2011)
  • Brady K. Atwood, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2010)
  • Jonathan P. Fadok, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2010)
  • Katherine E. Shannon, Psychology (Ph.D., 2010)
  • Nicholas Nasrallah, Behavioral Neuroscience (Ph.D., 2010)
  • Adria Martig, Behavioral Neuroscience (Ph.D., 2010)
  • Erick J. Chastain, Neurobiology and Behavior (M.S., 2010)
  • Samuel D. Gale, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2009)
  • Benjamin B. Land, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2009)
  • Roozbeh Kiani, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2009)
  • Corey B. Puryear, Behavioral Neuroscience (Ph.D., 2008)
  • Bhavana Vishnubhotla, Neuroscience, UCSF (Ph.D., 2008)
  • Matthew J. Wanat, Neuroscience, UCSF (Ph.D., 2007)
  • Jeremy J. Clark, Behavioral Neuroscience (Ph.D., 2006)
  • Siobhan Robinson, Neurobiology and Behavior (Ph.D., 2005)