Dr. Cohen's Selected Publications

* Undergraduate student co-author
^ Graduate student co-author

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Tao, C.Y.^, Harley, J.Z.*, Spencer, S.L.* and Cohen, R.E. 2022. Characterizing seasonal transitions: Breeding-like morphology and behavior during the late non-breeding season in green anole lizards. Hormones and Behavior. 139: 105106. Invited submission.

Kang, H.^, Kenealy, T.M.*, and Cohen, R.E. 2020. The hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis adn thyroid hormone regulation interact to influence seasonal breeding in green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 292: 113446.

Peek, C.E^ and Cohen, R.E. 2018. Seasonal regulation of steroidogenic enzyme expression within the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) brain and gonad. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 268: 88-95.

Cohen, R.E., Lima, M.M.*, Miller, K.E., and Brenowitz, E.A. 2016. Adult neurogenesis leads to the functional reconstruction of a telencephalic neural circuit. The Journal of Neuroscience. 36(34): 8947-8956.

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2012. Expression of aromatase and two isozymes of 5α-reductase in the developing green anole forebrain. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 24(9): 1213-1221.

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2012. Aromatase and 5α-reductase type 2 mRNA in the green anole forebrain: an investigation into the effects of sex, season, and testosterone manipulation. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 176(3): 377-384.

Cohen, R.E., Roach, J.* and Wade, J. 2012. The distribution of estrogen receptor β mRNA in male and female anole lizards. Brain Research. 1430: 43-51.

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2011. Aromatase mRNA in the brain of green anole lizards: effects of sex and season. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 23(3): 254-260.

Kirschel, A.N.G., Slabbekoorn, H., Blumstein, D.T., Cohen, R.E., de Kort, S., Buermann, W., and Smith, T.B. 2011. Testing alternative hypotheses for song evolution in an African songbird: Rainforest refugia versus ecological gradients. Evolution. 65(11): 3162-3174.

Johnson, M.A., Cohen, R.E., Vandecar, J.R.*, and Wade, J. 2011. Relationships amongtestosterone, reproductive morphology and behavior in a natural population of green anole lizards. Physiology and Behavior. 104(3): 437-445.

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2010. Distribution of two isozymes of 5α-reductase in the brain of adult green anole lizards. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 76(3-4): 279-288.

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2010. Testosterone selectively affects aromatase and 5α-reductase activities in the green anole lizard brain. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 166(1): 128-133.

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2010. Newly deposited maternal hormones can be detected in the yolks of oviductal eggs in the green anole lizard. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A. 313(6): 352-358.

Johnson, M.A., Caton, J.L.*, Cohen, R.E., Vandecar, J.R.*, and Wade, J. 2010. The burden of motherhood: the effect of reproductive load on female lizard behavior. Ethology. 116: 1217-1225.

Kirschel, A.N.G., Blumstein, D.T., Cohen, R.E., Buermann, W., Smith, T.B., and Slabbekoorn, H. 2009. Birdsong tuned to the environment: green hylia song frequency varies with elevation, tree cover, and noise. Behavioral Ecology. 20(5): 1089-1095.

Bamford, N.S., Zhang, H., Joyce, J.A., Scarlis, C.A., Hanan, W., Wu, N., Andre, V.A.,Cohen, R., Cepeda, C., Levine, M.S., Harleton, E., and Sulzer, D. 2008. Repeated exposure to methamphetamine causes long-lasting presynaptic corticostriatal depression that is renormalized with drug readministration. Neuron. 58: 89-103.

Book Chapters

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2019. The physiological control of social behavior in lizard. In Behavior of lizards: evolutionary and mechanistic perspectives. Eds. Bels, V. and Russell, A. CRC Press. pp. 191-206.

Cohen, R.E. and Wade, J. 2012. Testosterone metabolism in reptiles. In Brain Aromatase, Estrogens and Behavior. Eds. Balthazart, J. and Ball, G. Oxford University Press. pp. 221-235.

Student Poster Presentations - National Conferences

** Undergraduate student presenter
^ Graduate student presenter

Grossen, T.L.**, Bunnam, A.D.**, and Cohen, R.E. 2022. Circadian gene expression across reproductive phases in the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) brain. Society for Integratice and Comparative Biology. Phoenix, AZ.

Tao, C.Y.^ and Cohen, R.E. 2021. A breeding-like transition occurs prior to environmental chances in a lizard species. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. Washington, DC. Virtual meeting.

Kang, H.^, Sharlin, D.S. and Cohen, R.E. 2018. The relationship between seasonal breeding and deiodinase expression in the green anole lizard. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Talwar, S.^ and Cohen, R.E. 2018. Localization and quantification of kisspeptin and gonadotropin inhibitory hormone in green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis). Society for Neuroscience. San Diego, CA.

Foley, C.A.**, Roddick, J.J.*, Magnuson, E.C.*, Wang, A.Z.*, Husak, J.F., and Cohen, R.E. 2017. The effect of exercise on neurogenesis in the green anole lizard brain. Society for Neuroscience. Washington, DC.

Abdilahi, A.**, Foley, C.A.*, Day, A.B.*, and Cohen, R.E. 2016. Seasonal Variations in the dorsolateral and medial cortex, the reptilian homologue of the hippocampus. Society for Neuroscience. San Diego, CA.

Klecker, C.E.^ and Cohen, R.E. 2016. An investigation of steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (StAR) gene expression in the green anole lizard brain and gonad. Society for Neuroscience. San Diego, CA.

Booker, N.A.**, Roddick, J.**, Son, J.*, Hart, N.D.*, Lee, Y.*, and Cohen, R.E. 2015. The effect of steroid hormones on neurogenesis in the green anole lizard brain. Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL.

Gilbert, S.A.**, Hart, N.D.*, Son, J.*, Connolly, P.S.*, Gilbert, B.A.*, and Cohen, R.E. 2014. The effect of steroid hormones on brain regions in the green anole lizard. Society for Neuroscience. Washington, D.C.