Kenneth Renner

Kenneth Renner

Professor

BIOLOGY

Churchill-Haines Labs 170E

Phone: (605) 677-6629

Email: Kenneth.Renner@usd.edu

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Analytical Chemistry, University of Kansas, 1987
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, 1984
  • Ph D, Neuroendocrinology, University of Kansas, 1982
  • MS, Zoology, Emporia State University, 1978
  • BS, Biology/Chemistry, Southwestern College, 1976

Grants:

  • Neural mechanisms underlying aggression and memory in stomatopod crustaceans, Center for Brain an Behavior Research Excellence. Grant Role: Principal. (2015 - 2016)
  • R15 - Adolescent social stress, cortical dopamine and drug susceptibility, NIDA. Grant Role: Supporting. (2014 - 2017)
  • SPURA - Summer Program for Undergraduate Research in Addiction, NIH NIDA. Grant Role: Supporting. (2013 - 2018)
  • Neural Mechanisms Underlying an Aggresive Syndrome in Stalk-eyed Flies, NSF. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2013 - 2017)
  • IOS - Disruption to cortical dopamine systems following adolescent social stress, NSF. Grant Role: Supporting. (2013 - 2016)
  • Supplement - Neural Sensitivity to Stress During Drug Withdrawal, NIH/NIDA. Grant Role: Supporting. (2012 - 2013)
  • R01 - Neural sensitivity to stress during drug withdrawal, NIH. Grant Role: Supporting. (2011 - 2017)
  • Trajectory of alterations to cortical dopamine activity in a model of teenage bullying., Joseph F. Nelson and Martha P. Nelson Faculty Research Grant. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2011 - 2012)
  • Collaborative Research: Novel Corticosterone Actions on Neurotransmitter Function, NSF. (2009 - 2014)
  • Neural Sensitivity to Stress During Drug Withdrawal, NIH/NIDA. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2005 - 2010)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Stamper, Christopher E., Hassell, James E., Kapitz, Adam J., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles, and Lowry, Christopher A.. Activation of 5-HT1A receptors in the dorsomedial hypothalamus inhibits stress-induced activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, 223-230. Vol. 20. Stress, 2017. (DOI: 10.1080/10253890.2017.1301426)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Yaeger, Jazmine D., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G., and Greene, Michael J.. Neuromodulation of Nestmate Recognition Decisions by Pavement Ants, 15. PLoS One, 2016. (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166417)
  • Bray, B, Scholl, J L., Tu, W, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Amphetamine withdrawal differentially affects hippocampal and peripheral corticosterone levels in response to stress., 278-87. Vol. 1644. Brain Research, 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2016.05.030)
  • Panaitof, S. Carmen, Yaeger, Jazmine D., Speer, Jarod P., and Renner, Kenneth. Biparental behavior in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus orbicollis: a role for dopamine?, 285-291. Vol. 62. Current Zoology, 2016. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cz/zow032)
  • Hoover, Kevin M., Bubak, Andrew N., Law, Isaac J., Yaeger, Jazmine D., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G., and Greene, Michael J.. The organization of societal Conflicts by Pavement Ants (Tetramorium Caespitum): An Agent-based Model of Physiological Mechanisms, 277-284. Vol. 62. Current Zoology, 2016. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cz/zow041)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Gerken, Alison R., Watt, Michael, Costabile, Jamie D., Renner, Kenneth, and Swallow, John G.. Assessment strategies and fighting patterns in animal contests: A role for serotonin?, 257-263. Vol. 62, Iss. 3. Current Zoology, 2016. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cz/zow040)
  • Solanki, R R., Scholl, J L., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Amphetamine withdrawal differentially increases the expression of organic cation transporter 3 and serotonin transporter in limbic brain regions., 93-100. Vol. 10. Journal of Experimental Neuroscience, 2016. (DOI: 10.4137/JEN.S40231)
  • Davies, D R., Olson, D, Meyer, D L., Scholl, J L., Watt, Michael, Manzerra, Pasquale, Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Mild traumatic brain injury with social defeat stress alters anxiety, contextual fear extinction, and limbic monoamines in adult rats., 71. Vol. 10. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2016. (DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00071)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Rieger, Nathaniel S., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, and Swallow, John G.. David vs. Goliath: Serotonin modulates opponent perception between smaller and larger rivals, 521-527. Vol. 292. Behavioural Brain Research, 2015.
  • Novick, Andrew M., Forster, Gina, Hassell, James E., Davies, Daniel R., Scholl, Jamie L., Renner, Kenneth, and Watt, Michael. Increased dopamine transporter function as a mechanism for dopamine hypoactivity in the adult infralimbic medial prefrontal cortex following adolescent social stress, 194-200. Vol. 97. Neuropharmacology, 2015. (DOI: doi:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.05.032)
  • Stamper, Christopher E., Hennessey, Patrick A., Hale, Matthew W., Lukkes, Jodi L., Donner, Nina C., Lowe, Kenneth R., Paul, Evan D., Spencer, Robert L., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles, and Lowry, Christopher A.. Role of the dorsomedial hypothalamus in glucocorticoid-mediated feedback inhibition of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, 76-87. Vol. 18. Stress, 2015.
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Grace, Jaime L., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, and Swallow, John G.. Neurochemistry as a bridge between morphology and behavior: perspectives on aggression in insects., 778-790. Vol. 60. Current Zoology, 2014.
  • Zhao, Zhong-Qiu, Liu, Xian-Yu, Jeffry, Joseph, Karunarathne, W K., Li, Jin-Lian, Munanaire, Admire, Zhou, Xuan-Yi, Li, Hui, Sun, Yan-Gang, Li, Wan, Wu, Zhen-Yu, Kim, Seungil, Hua, Fu-Quang, Mo, Ping, Barry, Devin M., Zhang, Chun-Kui, Kim, Ji-Young, Gautam, N, Renner, Kenneth, Li, Yun-Qing, and Chen, Zhou-Feng. Descending control of itch transmission by serotonergic system via 5-HT1A-facilitated GRP-GRPR signaling, 821-834. Vol. 84. Neuron, 2014.
  • Li, Hao, Scholl, Jamie, Tu, Wenyu, Hassell, James, Watt, Michael, Forster, Gina, and Renner, Kenneth. Serotonergic responses to stress are enhanced in the central amygdala and inhibited in the ventral hippocampus during amphetamine withdrawal., 3684-3692. Vol. 40. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2014.
  • Tu, Wenyu, Cook, Ashley, Scholl, Jamie, Mear, Mackenzie, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Serotonin in the ventral hippocampus modulates anxiety-like behavior during amphetamine withdrawal, 35-43. Vol. 281. Neuroscience, 2014.
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Renner, Kenneth, and Swallow, John G.. Heightened serotonin influences contest outcome and enhances expression of high-intensity aggressive behaviors, 124-130. Vol. 219. Behavioural Brain Research, 2014.
  • Watt, Michael, Roberts, Christina L., Scholl, Jamie L., Meyer, Danielle L., Miiller, Leah C., Barr, Jeffrey L., Novick, Andrew M., Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Decreased prefrontal cortex dopamine activity following adolescent social defeat in male rats: role of dopamine D2 receptors., 1627-36. Vol. 231. Psychopharmacology, 2014. (DOI: DOI 10.1007/s00213-013-3353-9)
  • Waters, R P., Pringle, R B., Forster, G L., Renner, Kenneth, Malisch, J L., Garland, T, and Swallow, John. Effects of selection for increased voluntary wheel running on behavioral activity, plasma corticosterone and brain monoamines in mice, 9-22. Vol. 1508. Brain Research, 2013.
  • Barr, Jeffrey, Scholl, Jamie, Solanki, Rajeshwari, Watt, Michael, Lowry, Christopher, Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Influence of chronic amphetamine treatment and acute withdrawal on serotonin synthesis and clearance mechanisms in the rat ventral hippocampus, 479-90. Vol. 37. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2013.
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Swallow, John G., and Renner, Kenneth. Whole brain monoamine detection and manipulation in a stalk-eyed fly, 124-130. Vol. 124. Journal of Neuroscience Methods , 2013.
  • Xie, K, Ge, S, Collins, V E., Haynes, C L., Renner, Kenneth, Meisel, R, Lujan, R, and Martemyanov, K A.. G?5-RGS complexes are gatekeepers of hyperactivity involved in control of multiple neurotransmitter systems, 823-834. Vol. 219. Psychoparmacology, 2012.
  • Haukenes, A H., Barton, B A., and Renner, Kenneth. Plasma cortisol and hypothalamic monoamine responses in Yellow Perch Perca flavescens after intraperitoneal injection of lipopolysaccharide, 425-432. Vol. 37. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 2011.
  • Barr, J L., Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Withdrawal from Chronic Amphetamine Produces Persistent Anxiety-like Behavior but Temporally-Limited Reductions in Monoamines and Neurogenesis in the Adult Rat Dentate Gyrus. Neuropharmacology, 2010.
  • Burke, A R., Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina, and Watt, Michael. Adolescent social defeat alters neural, endocrine and behavioral responses to amphetamine in adult male rats, 147-156. Vol. 1352. Brain Research, 2010.
  • Scholl, J L., Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina, Tejani-Butt, S, and . Central monoamine levels differ between rat strains used in studies of depressive behavior, 41-51. Vol. 1355. Brain Research, 2010.
  • Watt, Michael, Roberts, CL, Renner, Kenneth, Scholl, JL, Haaland, EJ, and Forster, Gina. Mechanisms and consequences of disrupting cortical dopamine activity during adolescence, 125. Neuroscience Abstracts, 2010.
  • Ling, Travis J., Summers, Cliff, Renner, Kenneth, and Watt, Michael. Opponent recognition and social status differentiate rapid neuroendocrine responses to social challenge, 571-578. Vol. 99. Physiol Behav, 2010.
  • Feng, N, Lowry, C A., Lukkes, J L., Orchinik, M, Forster, Gina, and Renner, Kenneth. Organic cation transporter inhibition increases medial hypothalamic serotonin under basal conditions and during mild restraint, 105-113. Vol. 1326. Brain Research, 2010.
  • Waters, R P., Renner, Kenneth, Summers, Cliff, Watt, Michael, Forster, Gina, Koch, L G., Britten, S L., and Swallow, John. Selection for intrinsic endurance modifies endocrine stress responsiveness, 53 - 61. Vol. 1357. Brain Research, 2010.
  • Swallow, John, Wroblewska, A K., Waters, R P., Renner, Kenneth, Britton, S L., and Koch, L G.. Self-induced adaptive plasticity for energy expenditure greater than evolutionary plasticity in rats selectively bred for high intrinsic endurance capacity, 778-785. Iss. 109. Journal of Applied Physiology , 2010.
  • Lowry, C A., Hale, M W., Burke, K A., Renner, Kenneth, and Moore, F L.. Fluoxetine potentiates the effects of corticotropin-releasing factor on locomotor activity and serotonergic systems in the roughskin newt, Taricha granulosa, 177-184. Vol. 56. Hormones and Behavior, 2009.
  • Feng, N, Telefont, M, Kelly, K, Orchinik, M, Forster, Gina, Renner, Kenneth, and Lowry, C A.. Local perfusion of corticosterone in the rat medial hypothalamus potentiates D-fenfluramine-induced elevations of extracellular 5-HT concentrations, 149-157. Vol. 56. Hormones and Behavior, 2009.
  • Ling, T J., Watt, Michael, Forster, Gina, Korzan, W J., Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. Social status differentiates rapid neuroendocrine responses to restraint stress, 218-232. Vol. 96. Physiology and Behavior, 2009.
  • Carpenter, R E., Korzan, W J., Bockholt, C, Watt, Michael, Forster, Gina, Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. Corticotropin releasing factor influences aggression and monoamines:, 412-425. Vol. 158. Neuroscience, 2009.
  • Watt, Michael, Burke, A.R., Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Adolescent male rats exposed to social defeat exhibit altered anxiety behaviour and limbic monoamines as adults., 564-576. Iss. 123. Behavioral Neuroscience, 2009.
  • Lukkes, J.L., Summer, C.H., Scholl, J.L., Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Early life social isolation alters corticotropin-releasing factor responses in adult rats., 845-855. Iss. 158. Neuroscience, 2009.
  • Lowry, C A., Hale, M W., Plant, A, Windle, R J., Shanks, N, Woods, S A., Renner, Kenneth, Lightman, S L., and Summers, Cliff. Fluoxetine inhibits corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF)-induced behavioral activation: evidence for convergent actions on an emotional motor system, 225-239. Vol. 12. Stress, 2009.
  • , , Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, and Forster, Gina. Individual differences in amphetamine sensitization, behaviour and central monoamines., 493-504. Iss. 96. Physiology and Behavior, 2009.
  • Feng, N, Lowry, C A., Lukkes, J L., Orchinik, M, Forster, Gina, and Renner, Kenneth. Organic cation transporter block decynium 22 increases extracellular serotonin concentrations in the rat medial hypothalamus under basal and stress conditions., 5. Iss. 134. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2009.
  • Forster, Gina, Pringle, Ronald B., Mouw, Nicholas J., Vuong, Sean M., Watt, Michael, Burke, Andrew R., Lowry, Christopher A., Summers, Cliff, and Renner, Kenneth. Corticotrophin-releasing factor in the dorsal raphe increases medial prefrontal cortical serotonin via type 2 receptors and median raphe activity, 299-310. Vol. 28. European Journal of Neuroscience, 2008.
  • Waters, R. P., Renner, Kenneth, Pringle, R. B., Summers, Cliff, Britton, S. L., Koch, L. G., and Swallow, John. Selection for aerobic capacity affects corticosterone, monoamines and wheel-running activity, 1044-1054. Vol. 93. Physiology & Behavior, 2008.
  • Carpenter, Russ E., Watt, Michael, Forster, Gina, Øverli, Øyvind, Bockholt, Craig, Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. Corticotropin releasing factor induces anxiogenic locomotion in trout and alters serotonergic and dopaminergic activity, 600-611. Vol. 52. Hormones and Behavior, 2007.
  • Watt, Michael, Forster, Gina, Korzan, Wayne J., Renner, Kenneth, and Summers, Cliff. Rapid neuroendocrine responses evoked at the onset of social challenge, 567-575. Vol. 90. Physiology and Behavior, 2007.
  • Forster, Gina, Feng, Na, Watt, Michael, Korzan, Wayne J., Mouw, Nicholas J., Summers, Cliff, and Renner, Kenneth. Corticotropin-releasing factor in the dorsal raphe elicits temporally distinct serotonergic responses in the limbic system, 1047-1055. Vol. 141. Neuroscience , 2006.
  • Luo, Jialie, Feng, Jing, Yu, Guang, Yang, Pu, Mack, Madison, Du, Junhui, Yu, Weihua, Qian, Aihua, Zhang, Yujin, Liu, Shenbin, Yin, Shijin, Xu, Amy, Cheng, Jizhong, Liu, Qingyun, O'Neil, Roger, Xia, Yang, Ma, Liang, Carlton, Susan, Kim, Brian, Renner, Kenneth, Liu, Qin, and Hu, Hongzhen. Transient receptor potential vanilloid 4-expressing macrophages and keratinocytes contribute differentially to allergic and nonallergic chronic itch., 12. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.05.051. [Epub ahead of print])
  • Stamper, Christopher E., Hennessey, Patrick A., Hale, Matthew W., Lukkes, Jodi L., Donner, Nina C., Lowe, Kenneth R., Paul, Evan D., Spencer, Robert L., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles, and Lowry, Christopher A.. Role of the dorsomedial hypothalamus in glucocorticoid-mediated fast feedback inhibition of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Stress.

Presentations:

  • Brown, Danielle, Renner, Kenneth, Burrell, Brian. The potential for stress to produce both pro-nociceptive and anti-nociceptive effects through endocannabinoid mediation. Presented at the CBBRe Researh Symposium, Vermillion, SD. (August 15, 2017)
  • Hoover, Kevin M., Bubak, Andrew N., Law, Isaac J., Yaeger, Jazmine D., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G., Greene, Michael J.. Presented at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, New Orleans, LA. (January 05, 2017)
  • Jocque, Harper, Bubak, Andrew N., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. Serotonin, fluoxetine, and larval behavior in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni. Presented at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology , New Orleans, LA. (January 05, 2017)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Hoover, Kevin M., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G., Greene, Michael J.. The role of brain monoamines (serotonin, octopamine, and dopamine) in pavement ant aggression. Presented at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology , New Orleans, LA. (January 05, 2017)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Watt, Michael J., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. Serotonin-mediated aggression: sex dependent roles in regulating neuropeptides. Presented at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (January 05, 2017)
  • Koch, Andrew D., Yaeger, Jazmine D., Buchanan, Michael W., Porter, Megan L., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth. Aggressive interactions between mantis shrimp (Neogonodactylus oerstedii) are mediated by brain monoamine levels and recognition of previous opponents. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (November 2016)
  • Stamper, Christopher, Hassell, James E., Kapitz, Adam J., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles, Lowry, Christopher A.. ctivation of 5HT1A receptors in the dorsomedial hypothalamus inhibits stress induced activation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (November 2016)
  • Bubak, Andrew, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. Investigating the role of serotonin receptor subtypes mediating aggressive behavior in a novel species. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (November 2016)
  • Jocque, Harper, Bubak, Andrew N., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, john G.. Influence of chronic exposure to an SSRI on stalk-eyed fly locomotion, brain monoamines, and morphology. Presented at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. (January 3, 2016)
  • Luman, Abigail, Bubak, Andrew N., Grace, Jamie, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. Effects of social isolation on aggressive behaviors in stalk-eyed flies. Presented at the Front Range Neuroscience Group Conference, Fort Collins. CO. (December 9, 2015)
  • Sternburg, Jack, Afzal, Anum, Scholl, Jamie L., Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF INCREASING SEROTONIN IN THE AMYGDALA ON ANXIETY. Presented at the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago IL USA. (November 2015)
  • Speer, Jarod P., Renner, Kenneth, Yaeger, J W., Panaitof,, Stefania C.. Biparental behavior in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus orbicollis: A role for dopamine?. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (October 2015)
  • Weber, Matthew, Scholl, Jamie, Paulsen, Riley T., Forster, Gina, Renner, Kenneth, Watt, Michael. Increases in Young Adult Tyrosine Hydroxylase Activity Following Adolescent Social Defeat. Presented at the Center for Brain and Behavior Research Annual Meeting, Vermillion SD USA. (August 2015)
  • Panaitof, Stefania C., Speer, Jarod P., Yaeger, J W., Renner, Kenneth. Biparental behavior in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus orbicollis: a role for dopamine?. Presented at the The 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Kraków, Poland. (August 2015)
  • Bubak, Andrew, Rieger, Nathan, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Grace, Jamie, Swallow, John. Serotonergic mediation of aggression and opponent assessment in stalk-eyed flies. Presented at the The 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Kraków, Poland. (August 2015)
  • Grace, Jamie L., Bubak, Andrew N., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. Sex-specific effects of serotonin on aggression in a sexually. Presented at the The 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Kraków, Poland. (August 2015)
  • Greene, Michael J., Bubak, Andrew N., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. The self-organization of pavement ant wars: Individual decision making and brain monoamines. Presented at the The 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Kraków, Poland. (August 2015)
  • Weber, Matthew, Scholl, Jamie, Paulsen, Riley T., Forster, Gina, Renner, Kenneth, Watt, Michael. Adolescent social defeat alters tyrosine hydroxylase activity in distinct cortical and subcortical regions of the young adult brain. Presented at the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, Victoria BC Canada. (2015)
  • Weber, Matthew, Scholl, Jamie, Paulsen, Riley T., Forster, Gina, Renner, Kenneth, Watt, Michael. Adult mesocorticolimbic tyrosine hydroxylase activity is increased by adolescent social defeat. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago IL USA. (2015)
  • Rogers, Joshua T., Chiluwal, Jayandra, Buchanan, Michael W., Renner, Kenneth. Organic cation 3 antagonist infusion into the mediobasal hypothalamus inhibits female sexual behavior. Presented at the Annual Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Meeting, Washington, DC. (November 2014)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Rieger, Nathaniel S., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. David vs. Goliath: Heightened serotonin increases aggressive behavior in smaller competitors and influences the larger competitor's fighting strategy. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC. (November 2014)
  • Hassell, James E., Li, Hao, Rogers, Joshua T., Ferrell, Spencer, Orchinik, Miles, Lowry, Christopher A., Renner, Kenneth. Inhibition of organic cation transporter 3 (OCT3) in the central nucleus of the amygdala increases extracellular serotonin and reduces fear expression. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (November 2014)
  • Swallow, John G., Bubak, Andrew N., Grace, Jamie L., Reiger, Nathan S., Renner, Kenneth. Neural mechanisms underlying aggression in stalk-eyed flies. Presented at the 8th International Congress of Dipterology, Potsdam, Germany. (August 2014)
  • Bubak, Andrew, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John, Greene, Michael. Monoamines, individual decisions, and collective-organization of pavement ant wars. Presented at the 17th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects , Cairns, Australia. (July 15, 2014)
  • Grace, Jaime L., Bubak, Andrew N., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. The effect of heightened serotonin on aggression and mate choice in a sexually dimorphic species, Teleopsis dalmanni. Presented at the Front Range Neuroscience Group Annual Meeting, Fort Collins, CO. (2014)
  • Scholl, Jamie, Tu, Wenyu, Cook, Ashley, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Serotonin in the ventral hippocampus modulates anxiety-like behavior during amphetamine withdrawal. Presented at the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas. (2014)
  • Grace, Jaime L., Bubak, Andrew N., Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. The effect of heightened serotonin on aggression and mate choice in a sexually dimorphic species, Teleopsis dalmanni. Presented at the International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress, New York. (2014)
  • Solanki, Rajeshwari, Scholl, Jamie, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Amphetamine withdrawal alters the expression of organic cation transporter-3 in several limbic brain regions. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC. (2014)
  • Scholl, Jamie, Tu, Wenyu, Cook, Ashley, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Anxiety-like behavior in rats undergoing amphetamine withdrawal is modulated by serotonin in the ventral hippocampus. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC. (2014)
  • Weber, Matthew, Scholl, Jamie, Forster, Gina, Renner, Kenneth, Watt, Michael. Changes to tyrosine hydroxylase activity in the adult medial prefrontal cortex following adolescent social defeat. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC. (2014)
  • Bray, Brenna, Scholl, Jamie, Tu, Wenyu, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Differential effects of amphetamine withdrawal on central and peripheral corticosterone levels in response to stress. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC. (2014)
  • Reiger, Nathan S., Bubak, Andrew N., Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. David vs. Goliath: Serotonin affects aggressive behaviors but not contest outcome of smaller competitors. Presented at the The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Austin, Texas. (January 2014)
  • Talboom, Joshua S., Molinero, James, Lowry, Christopher A., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles. Resolving the Transport Kinetics of the Corticosterone-Sensitive Organic Cation Transporter 3 (OCT3/Slc22a3) in the Male Rat Brain: In Vitro versus Ex Vivo. Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego. (November 2013)
  • Stamper, Christopher E., Hennessey, Patrick A., Hale, Matthew W., Lukkes, Jodie L., Donner, Nina C., Kenneth, Lowe, Paul, Evan D., Spencer, Robert L., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles, Lowry, Christopher A.. Role of the dorsomedial hypothalamus in glucocorticoid-mediated fast feedback control of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience , San Diego. (November 2013)
  • Tu, Wenyu, Scholl, Jamie, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Importance of Serotonin in the Ventral Hippocampus in Modulating Anxiety - like Behavior.. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate Poster Session, San Diego. (November 2013)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Swallow, John G., Renner, Kenneth. Serotonin as a mediator of aggression in a stalk-eyed fly. Presented at the Animal Behavior Society, Boulder, Colorado. (July 2013)
  • Scholl, Jamie L., Li, Hao, Tu, Wenyu, Hassell, James, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Increased stress responsiveness associated with altered serotonergic and glucocorticoid function in the limbic system during amphetamine withdrawal .. Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (2013)
  • Watt, Michael, Miiller, Leah C., Scholl, Jamie L., Renner, Kenneth, Novick, Andrew M., Forster, Gina. Trajectory of alterations to cortical dopamine activity in a model of teenage bullying .. Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (2013)
  • Rieger, Nathaniel S., Bubak, Andrew N., Hassell, James E., Li, Hao, Renner, Kenneth, Swallow, John G.. Gender differences in serotonergic stress response in stalk-eyed flies(Teleopsis dalmanni). Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans. (October 2012)
  • Hassell, James E., Collins, Victoria E., Austin, Ryan C., Viziteu, Ciprian, Li, Hao, Lowry, Christopher A., Orchinik, Miles, Renner, Kenneth. Intracranial delivery of corticosterone alters extracellular monoamine concentrations in dorsomedial hypothalamus and central nucleus of the amygdala under stress conditions. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans. (October 2012)
  • Talboom, Joshua S., Molinero, Jeremiah, Tompkins, Heather C., Mumaw, Luke, Lowry, Christopher A., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles. Localization of the corticosterone-sensitive organic cation transporter 3 (OCT3/Slc22a3) mRNA and protein in the male rat brain via in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans. (October 2012)
  • Watt, Michael, Novick, Andrew, Roberts, Christina, Meyer, Danielle, Oliver, Kathryn, Scholl, Jamie, Barr, Jeffrey, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Mechanisms underlying deficits in prefrontal cortex dopamine activity caused by adolescent social defeat. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans. (October 2012)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Swallow, John G., Renner, Kenneth. Serotonin as a mediator of aggression in the stalk-eyed fly. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans. (October 2012)
  • Li, Hao, Hassell, James, Scholl, Jamie, Watt, Michael, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Stress-induced increases in extracellular serotonin in the ventral hippocampus are attenuated in rats during amphetamine withdrawal. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans. (October 2012)
  • Olson, D. M., Meyer, D. L., Scholl, J. L., Watt, Michael, Manzerra, Pasquale, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina. Effects of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychosocial Stress on Limbic Monoamines and Anxiety-like Behaviors.. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (October 2012)
  • Miiller, Leah, Scholl, Jamie, Renner, Kenneth, Forster, Gina, Watt, Michael. Trajectory of alterations to cortical dopamine activity in a model of teenage bullying. Presented at the Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate Poster Session, New Orleans. (October 2012)
  • Stamper, Christopher E., Hennessey, Patrick A., Hale, Matthew W., Spencer, Robert L., Renner, Kenneth, Orchinik, Miles, Lowry, Christopher A.. Development of a model for investigation of mechanisms underlying glucocorticoid-mediated fast feedback control of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis using restraint stress and an automated blood sampling system. Presented at the Neurobiology of Stress Workshop, Philadelphia, PA. (June 12, 2012)
  • Bubak, Andrew N., Swallow, John, Renner, Kenneth. Whole Brain Monoamine Detection and Manipulation in Stalk-eyed Flies. Presented at the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Charleston, South Carolina. (January 5, 2012)
  • Barr, J. L., Scholl, J. L., Lowry, C. A., Renner, Kenneth, Forster, G. L.. Influence of chronic amphetamine treatment on serotonin reuptake in the rat ventral hippocampus. Presented at the Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, Washington D.C.. (November 15, 2011)
  • Renner, Kenneth. Organic cation transporters in the brain: Do they contribute to the stress response?. Presented at the Invited seminar presented to ISU Biology Department, Pocatello, Idaho. (November 3, 2011)
  • Molinero, J. C., Mumah, L., Barton, S., Orchinik, M., Lowry, C. A., Renner, Kenneth. Neuronal and glial localization of corticosterone-sensitive organic cation transporter 3 (OCT3) in hierarchical systems regulating the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA. (November 13, 2010)