Sanford School of Medicine Basic Biomedical Sciences

Joyce Keifer, Ph.D.

Joyce Keifer
Basic Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine
Phone: 605-677-5134
  • Postdoctoral, Northwestern University Medical School,
  • Ph D, Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1987
  • BS, Psychology, Arizona State University, 1980
  • Keifer, J., Zheng, Z., (2015), Coincidence detection in a neural correlate of classical conditioning is initiated by bidirectional PDK1 signaling and modulated by adenosine receptors, J Physiol.
  • Ambigapathy, G., Zheng, Z., Keifer, J., (2014), Genomic organization and identification of promoter regions for the BDNF gene in the pond turtle Trachemys scripta elegans. , J Mol Neurosci, vol. 53, pp. 626-636.
  • Zheng, Z., Keifer, J., (2014), Sequential delivery of synaptic GluA1 and GluA4-containing AMPARs by SAP97 anchored protein complexes in classical conditioning. , J Biol Chem, vol. 289, pp. 10540-10550.
  • Ambigapathy, G., Zheng, Z., Li, W., Keifer, J., (2013), Identification of a functionally distinct truncated BDNF mRNA splice variant and protein in Trachemys scripta elegans, PLoS One, vol. 8, iss. e67141, pp. 1-10.
  • Li, W., Keifer, J., (2012), Rapid enrichment of presynapatic protein in boutons undergoing classical conditioning is mediated by brain-derived neurotrophic factor., Neuroscience, vol. 203, pp. 50-58.
  • Zheng, Z., Sabirzhanov, B., Keifer, J., (2012), Two-stage AMPA receptor trafficking in classical conditioning and selective role for glutamate receptor subunit 4 (tGluA4) flop splice variant. , J Neurophysiology, vol. 108, pp. 101-111.
  • Sabirzhanov, B., Keifer, J., (2011), Cloning and characterization of glutamate receptor subunit 4 (GluA4) and its alternatively spliced isoforms in turtle brain. , J Mol Neurosci, vol. 44:, pp. 159-172.
  • Keifer, J., Houk, J. C., (2011), Modeling signal transduction in classical conditioning with network motifs., Frontiers in Mol Neurosci, vol. 4 (9), pp. 1-8.
  • Sabirzhanov, B., Sabirzhanova, I. B., Keifer, J., (2011), Screening target specificity of siRNAs by rapid amplification of cDNA ends (RACE) for non-sequenced species, J Mol Neurosci, vol. 44:, pp. 68-75.
  • Li, W., Zheng, Z., Keifer, J., (2011), Transsynaptic EphB/ephrin-B signaling regulates growth of presynaptic boutons required for classical conditioning, J Neurosci , vol. 31:, pp. 8441-8449.
  • Zheng, Z., Keifer, J. (2014, November). Rapid regulation of Tet1 expression and protein-protein interactions during in vitro classical conditioning. . Presented at the SFN.
  • Ambigapathy, G., Zheng, Z., Keifer, J. (2014, November). Upstream signaling mechanisms for methylation and regulatory DNA protein binding underlying BDNF gene expression during classical conditioning.. Presented at the SFN.
  • Ambigapathy, G., Zheng, Z., Keifer, J. (2013). Differential expression of BDNF transcripts during classical conditioning is regulated by distinct patterns of DNA methylation. . Presented at the SFN.