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Justin S. Rhodes


Primary Affiliation

Neurotechnology for Memory and Cognition


Status Full-time Faculty

Home Department of Psychology

Phone 265-0021


Address 2061 Beckman Institute, 405 North Mathews Avenue

  • 2016

    • Pence, B. D.; Gibbons, T. E.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Mach, H.; Ossyra, J. M.; Petr, G.; Martin, S. A.; Wang, L.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Sweedler, J. V.; McCusker, R. H.; Kelley, K. W.; Rhodes, J. S.; Johnson, R. W.; Woods, J. A., Effects of Exercise and Dietary Epigallocatechin Gallate and Beta-Alanine on Skeletal Muscle in Aged Mice. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism 2016, 41, (2), 181-190.


    • Cognitive Function. Faseb Journal 2015, 29.
    • Conrad, M. S.; Harasim, S.; Rhodes, J. S.; Van Alstine, W. G.; Johnson, R. W., Early Postnatal Respiratory Viral Infection Alters Hippocampal Neurogenesis, Cell Fate, and Neuron Morphology in the Neonatal Piglet. Brain Behavior and Immunity 2015, 44, 82-90.
    • Hamilton, G. F.; Majdak, P.; Miller, D. S.; Bucko, P. J.; Merritt, J. R.; Krebs, C. P.; Rhodes, J. S., Evaluation of a C57bl/6j X 129s1/Svimj Hybrid Nestin-Thymidine Kinase Transgenic Mouse Model for Studying Exercise-Induced Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis. Brain Plasticity 2015 83-95.
    • Hamilton, G. F.; Rhodes, J. S., Animal Models of Exercise-Brain Interactions, In Exercise-Cognition Interaction: Neuroscience Perspectives. McMorris, T., Ed.; Conner, M., San Diego, CA, 2015, Ch. 3, 43-58.
    • Hamilton, G. F.; Rhodes, J. S., Exercise Regulation of Cognitive Function and Neuroplasticity in the Healthy and Diseased Brain. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translation 2015, 135, 381-406.
    • Il Park, S.; Shin, G.; Banks, A.; McCall, J. G.; Siuda, E. R.; Schmidt, M. J.; Chung, H. U.; Noh, K. N.; Mun, J. G. H.; Rhodes, J.; Bruchas, M. R.; Rogers, J. A., Ultraminiaturized Photovoltaic and Radio Frequency Powered Optoelectronic Systems for Wireless Optogenetics. Journal of Neural Engineering 2015, 12, (5).
    • Rendeiro, C.; Rhodes, J. S.; Spencer, J. P. E., The Mechanisms of Action of Flavonoids in the Brain: Direct Versus Indirect Effects. Neurochemistry International 2015, 89, 126-139.
    • Romanova, E. V.; Rubakhin, S. S.; Ossyra, J. R.; Zombeck, J. A.; Nosek, M. R.; Sweedler, J. V.; Rhodes, J. S., Differential Peptidomics Assessment of Strain and Age Differences in Mice in Response to Acute Cocaine Administration. Journal of Neurochemistry 2015, 135, (5), 1038-1048.


    • Kelly, S. A.; Rezende, E. L.; Chappell, M. A.; Gomes, F. R.; Kolb, E. M.; Malisch, J. L.; Rhodes, J. S.; Mitchell, G. S.; Garland, T., Exercise Training Effects on Hypoxic and Hypercapnic Ventilatory Responses in Mice Selected for Increased Voluntary Wheel Running. Experimental Physiology 2014, 99, (2), 403-413.
    • Yaeger, C.; Ros, A. M.; Cross, V.; Deangelis, R. S.; Stobaugh, D. J.; Rhodes, J. S., Blockade of Arginine Vasotocin Signaling Reduces Aggressive Behavior and C-Fos Expression in the Preoptic Area and Periventricular Nucleus of the Posterior Tuberculum in Male Amphiprion Ocellaris. Neuroscience 2014, 267, 205-218, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.02.045.


    • Dabe, E. C.; Majdak, P.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Miller, D. S.; Rhodes, J. S., Chronic D-Amphetamine Administered from Childhood to Adulthood Dose-Dependently Increases the Survival of New Neurons in the Hippocampus of Male C57bl/6j Mice. Neuroscience 2013, 231, 125-135.
    • Garcia-Fuster, M. J.; Rhodes, J. S.; Mandyam, C. D., The Role of Dentate Gyrus Neurogenesis in Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Neural Plasticity 2013 2, DOI: 10.1155/2013/584382.
    • Kohman, R. A.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Kilby, C.; Bucko, P.; Rhodes, J. S., Effects of Minocycline on Spatial Learning, Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Microglia in Aged and Adult Mice. Behavioural Brain Research 2013, 242, 17-24.
    • Kohman, R. A.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Wojcik, E.; Rhodes, J. S., Exercise Reduces Activation of Microglia Isolated from Hippocampus and Brain of Aged Mice. Journal of Neuroinflammation 2013, 10, 9, DOI: 10.1186/1742-2094-10-114.
    • Kohman, R. A.; Rhodes, J. S., Neurogenesis, Inflammation and Behavior. Brain Behavior and Immunity 2013, 27, 22-32.
    • Rhodes, J., Exercise-Induced Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research 2013, 37, 275A-275A.


    • Clark, P. J.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Miller, D. S.; Kohman, R. A.; DeYoung, E. K.; Rhodes, J. S., New Neurons Generated from Running Are Broadly Recruited into Neuronal Activation Associated with Three Different Hippocampus-Involved Tasks. Hippocampus 2012, 22, (9), 1860-1867.
    • Clint, E. K.; Sober, E.; Garland, T.; Rhodes, J. S., Male Superiority in Spatial Navigation: Adaptation or Side Effect? Quarterly Review of Biology 2012, 87, (4), 289-313.
    • Kohman, R. A.; Clark, P. J.; DeYoung, E. K.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Venghaus, C. E.; Rhodes, J. S., Voluntary Wheel Running Enhances Contextual but Not Trace Fear Conditioning. Behavioural Brain Research 2012, 226, (1), 1-7.
    • Kohman, R. A.; DeYoung, E. K.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Peterson, L. N.; Rhodes, J. S., Wheel Running Attenuates Microglia Proliferation and Increases Expression of a Proneurogenic Phenotype in the Hippocampus of Aged Mice. Brain Behavior and Immunity 2012, 26, (5), 803-810.
    • Mustroph, M. L.; Chen, S.; Desai, S. C.; Cay, E. B.; Deyoung, E. K.; Rhodes, J. S., Aerobic Exercise Is the Critical Variable in an Enriched Environment That Increases Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Water Maze Learning in Male C57bl/6j Mice. Neuroscience 2012, 219, 62-71.


    • Bulwa, Z. B.; Sharlin, J. A.; Clark, P. J.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Kilby, C. N.; Wang, Y. Y.; Rhodes, J. S., Increased Consumption of Ethanol and Sugar Water in Mice Lacking the Dopamine D2 Long Receptor. Alcohol 2011, 45, (7), 631-639.
    • Clark, P. J.; Kohman, R. A.; Miller, D. S.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Brzezinska, W. J.; Rhodes, J. S., Genetic influences on exercise-induced adult hippocampal neurogenesis across 12 divergent mouse strains. Genes Brain and Behavior 2011, 10, (3), 345-353. 
    • Kohman, R. A.; Rodriguez-Zas, S. L.; Southey, B. R.; Kelley, K. W.; Dantzer, R.; Rhodes, J. S., Voluntary Wheel Running Reverses Age-Induced Changes in Hippocampal Gene Expression. PLoS One 2011, 6, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022654.
    • Mulligan, M. K.; Rhodes, J. S.; Crabbe, J. C.; Mayfield, R. D.; Harris, R. A.; Ponomarev, I., Molecular Profiles of Drinking Alcohol to Intoxication in C57BL/6J Mice. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research 2011, 35, (4), 659-670.
    • Mustroph, M. L.; Stobaugh, D. J.; Miller, D. S.; DeYoung, E. K.; Rhodes, J. S., Wheel Running Can Accelerate or Delay Extinction of Conditioned Place Preference for Cocaine in Male C57BL/6J Mice, Depending on Timing of Wheel Access. European Journal of Neuroscience 2011, 34, (7), 1161-1169.
    • Zombeck, J. A.; DeYoung, E. K.; Brzezinska, W. J.; Rhodes, J. S., Selective Breeding for Increased Home Cage Physical Activity in Collaborative Cross and Hsd:ICR Mice. Behavior Genetics 2011, 41, (4), 571-582.


    • Johnson, Z. V.; Revis, A. A.; Burdick, M. A.; Rhodes, J. S., A similar pattern of neuronal Fos activation in 10 brain regions following exposure to reward- or aversion-associated contextual cues in mice. Physiology & Behavior 2010, 99, (3), 412-418.
    • Clark, P. J.; Kohman, R. A.; Miller, D. S.; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Haferkamp, E. H.; Rhodes, J. S., Adult hippocampal neurogenesis and c-Fos induction during escalation of voluntary wheel running in C57BL/6J mice. Behavioural Brain Research 2010, 213, (2), 246-252. 
    • Zombeck, J. A.; Lewicki, A. D.; Patel, K.; Gupta, T.; Rhodes, J. S., Patterns of Neural Activity Associated with Differential Acute Locomotor Stimulation to Cocaine and Methamphetamine in Adolescent Versus Adult Male C57bl/6j Mice. Neuroscience 2010, 165, (4), 1087-1099.
    • Zombeck, J. A.; Swearingen, S. P.; Rhodes, J. S., Acute locomotor responses to cocaine in adolescents vs. adults from four divergent inbred mouse strains. Genes Brain and Behavior 2010, 9, (8), 892-898.


    • Clark, P. J.; Brzezinska, W. J.; Puchalski, E. K.; Krone, D. A.; Rhodes, J. S., Functional Analysis of Neurovascular Adaptations to Exercise in the Dentate Gyrus of Young Adult Mice Associated With Cognitive Gain. Hippocampus 2009, 19, (10), 937-950.
    • Crabbe, J. C.; Metten, P.; Rhodes, J. S.; Yu, C. H.; Brown, L. L.; Phillips, T. J.; Finn, D. A., A Line of Mice Selected for High Blood Ethanol Concentrations Shows Drinking in the Dark to Intoxication. Biological Psychiatry 2009, 65, (8), 662-670.
    • Zombeck, J. A.; Gupta, T.; Rhodes, J. S., Evaluation of a pharmacokinetic hypothesis for reduced locomotor stimulation from methamphetamine and cocaine in adolescent versus adult male C57BL/6J mice. Psychopharmacology 2009, 201, (4), 589-599.


    • Clark, P. J.; Brzezinska, W. J.; Thomas, M. W.; Ryzhenko, N. A.; Toshkov, S. A.; Rhodes, J. S., Intact neurogenesis is required for benefits of exercise on spatial memory but not motor performance or contextual fear conditioning in C57BL/6J mice. Neuroscience 2008, 155, (4), 1048-1058.
    • Gupta, T.; Syed, Y. M.; Revis, A. A.; Miller, S. A.; Martinez, M.; Cohn, K. A.; Demeyer, M. R.; Patel, K. Y.; Brzezinska, W. J.; Rhodes, J. S., Acute Effects of Acamprosate and MPEP on Ethanol Drinking-in-the-Dark in Male C57BL/6J Mice. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research 2008, 32, (11), 1992-1998.
    • Zombeck, J. A.; Chen, G. T.; Johnson, Z. V.; Rosenberg, D. M.; Craig, A. B.; Rhodes, J. S., Nueroanatomical specificity of conditioned responses to cocaine versus food in mice. Physiology & Behavior 2008, 93, (3), 637-650.


    • Kamdar, N. K.; Miller, S. A.; Syed, Y. M.; Bhayana, R.; Gupta, T.; Rhodes, J. S., Acute effects of Naltrexone and GBR 12909 on ethanol drinking-in-the-dark in C57BL/6J mice. Psychopharmacology 2007, 192, (2), 207-217.
    • Rhodes, J. S.; Ford, M. M.; Yu, C. H.; Brown, L. L.; Finn, D. A.; Garland, T.; Crabbe, J. C., Mouse inbred strain differences in ethanol drinking to intoxication. Genes Brain and Behavior 2007, 6, (1), 1-18.


    • Krugner-Higby, L.; Girard, I.; Welter, J.; Gendron, A.; Rhodes, J. S.; Garland, T., Clostridial enteropathy in lactating outbred Swiss-derived (ICR) mice. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 2006, 45, (6), 80-87.


    • Rhodes, J.S.; Best, K.; Belknap, J.K.; Finn, D.A.; Crabbe, J.C., Evaluation of a simple model of ethanol drinking to intoxication in C57BL/6J mice. Physiology & Behavior 2005, 84, 53-63.
    • Rhodes, J.S.; Crabbe, J.C., Gene expression induced by drugs of abuse. Current Opinion in Pharmacology 2005, 5, 26-33.
    • Rhodes, J.S.; Gammie, S.C.; Garland, T., Jr., Neurobiology of mice selected for high voluntary wheel running activity. Integrative and Comparative Biology 2005, 45, 438-455.
    • Rhodes, J.S.; Ryabinin, A.E.; Crabbe, J.C., Patterns of brain activation associated with contextual conditioning to methamphetamine in mice. Behavioral Neuroscience 2005, 119, 759-771.


    • Bronikowski, A.M.; Rhodes, J.S.; Garland, T., Jr.; Prolla, T.A.; Awad, T.; Gammie, S.C., The hippocampal gene expression profile of mice selectively bred for increased voluntary exercise. Evolution 2004, 58, 2079-2086.


    • Rhodes, J.S.; van Praag, H.; Jeffrey, S.; Girard, I.; Mitchell, G.S.; Garland, T., Jr.; Gage, F.H., Exercise increases hippocampal neurogenesis to high levels but does not improve spatial learning in mice bred for increased voluntary wheel running. Behavioral Neuroscience 2003, 117, 1006-1016.