Xia, J, Meyers, AM, Beeler, JA (2017). Chronic nicotine alters corticostriatal plasticity in the striatpallidal pathway mediated by NR2B-containing silent synapses. Neuropsychopharmacology. Advanced online publication, 31 May 2017, doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.87 PDF

Koranda, J., Krok, A.C., Xu, J., McGehee, D.S., Beeler, J.A., Zhuang, X. (2016). Chronic nicotine mitigates aberrant inhibitory motor learning induced by motor experience under dopamine deficiency, J Neurosci. 36 (19), 228-5240. PDF

Beeler, JA, Faust, RP, Turkson, S, Ye, H. and Zhuang, X. (2016). Low dopamine D2 receptor increases vulnerability to obesity via reduced physical activity not increased appetitive motivation. Biological Psychiatry, 79 (11), 887-897. PDF

Petzinger, G. M., D.P. Holschneider B. E. Fisher, S. McEwen, N. Kintz, M. Halliday, W. Toy, J. W. Walsh, J. Beeler , M. W. Jakowec (2015). The effects of exercise on dopamine neurotransmission in Parkinson’s disease: Targeting neuroplasticity to modulate basal ganglia circuitry. Brain Plasticity, 1, 29-39. PDF

Augustin, S., Beeler, J.A., McGehee, D.S., and Zhuang, X. (2014).  Cyclic AMP and afferent activity govern bidirectional synaptic plasticity in striatopallidal neurons. J Neurosci, v34, pp. 6692-6699. PDF

Koranda, J.L., Cone, J.J., McGehee, D.S., Roitman, M.F., Beeler, J.A. and Zhuang, X (2014). Nicotinic activation scales dynamic range of dopamine release in-vivo. J Neurophysiology, v 111, pp 103-111. PDF

Beeler, J.A., Cools, R., Luciana, M., Ostlund, S.B., Petzinger, G. (2013). A kinder, gentler dopamine . . . highlighting dopamine’s role in behavioral flexibility. Editorial introduction to Special Topic on Dopamine and behavioral flexibility, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8, 4.  DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2014.0004. PDF

Beeler, J.A., Jakowec, M., Petzinger, G. (2013).  The enemy within: propagation of aberrant corticostriatal plasticity to cortical function in Parkinson’s disease.  Invited review, Frontiers in Neurology, v4, DOI=10.3389/fneur.2013.00134. PDF

Petzinger, G, Fisher, B.E., Jacobson, S., Beeler, J.A., Walsh, J.P. and Jakowec, M.W. (2013). Exercise-enhanced neuroplasticity targeting motor and cognitive circuitry in Parkinson’s disease.  Lancet Neurology, v12, pp. 716-726. PDF

Beeler, J.A., McDaid, J, Frank, MJ, Alexander, E., Turkson, S., Bernandez, M.S., McGehee, D.S. and Zhuang, X. (2012).  A role for dopamine-mediated learning in the pathophysiology and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Cell Reports, v2(6), p 1747. DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2012.11.014. PDF

Beeler, J.A. (2012).  Thorndike 2.0: Dopamine and the regulation of thrift.  Invited Focused Review, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Front. Neurosci. DOI: doi:10.3389/fnins.2012.00116. PDF

Beeler, J.A., Frazier, C.R.M., Zhuang, X. (2012).  Putting desire on a budget: dopamine and energy expenditure, reconciling reward and resources. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, v. 6:49. DOI: 10.3389/fnint.2012.00049. PDF

Beeler, J.A., McCutcheon, J.E., Cao, Z.F.H., Murakam, M., Roitman, M.F., Zhuang, X. (2012).  Taste   uncoupled from nutrition fails to sustain reinforcing properties of food, European Journal of Neuroscience, epub ahead of print.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08167.x. PDF

Beeler, J.A., Frazier, C.R.M., Zhuang, X. (2012). Dopaminergic enhancement of local food seeking is under global homeostatic control. European Journal of Neuroscience, v 35, pp.146-159. PDF

McCutcheon, J.E., Beeler, J.A., Roitman, M.F. (2012). Sucrose-predictive cues evoke greater phasic dopamine release than saccharin-predictive cues. Synapse, 66(4), pp. 346-351. PDF

Beeler, J.A. (2011).  Preservation of function in Parkinson’s disease: what’s learning got to do with  it? Brain Research, v 35(1), pp 96-113. PDF

Beeler, J.A., Daw, N., Frazier, C.R.M., Zhuang, X. (2010).  Tonic dopamine modulates exploitation of reward learning, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 4(170). PDF

Beeler, J.A., Cao, Z.F.H., Khierbek, M.A, Ding, Y., Koranda, J, Kang, U., Zhuang, X. (2010) Dopamine-dependent motor learning: insight into l-dopa’s long-duration response.  Annals of Neurology, 67(5), p. 639-47. PDF

Kheirbek, M.A., Beeler, J.A., Chi, W. and Zhuang, X. (2010) A molecular dissociation between cued and contextual learning. Learning and Memory, 17(3), 148-154. PDF

Kheirbek, M.A., Britt, J.P., Beeler, J.A., Ishikawa, Y., McGehee, D.S., Zhuang, X. (2009) Adenylyl cyclase type 5 is critical for corticostriatal plasticity and striatum-dependent learning. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(39), p. 12115-24. PDF

Beeler, J.A., Cao, Z.F., Kheirbek, M.A., & Zhuang, X. (2009). Loss of cocaine locomotor response in Pitx3-deficient mice lacking a nigrostriatal pathway.  Neuropsychopharmacology, 34(5), p. 1149. PDF

Kheirbek M.A., Beeler J.A., Ishikawa Y. & Zhuang X. (2008) A cyclic AMP pathway underlying reward prediction in associative learning.  Journal of Neuroscience, 28(44), p. 11401. PDF

Frazier, C.R.M., Mason, P., Zhuang, X., & Beeler, J.A. (2008).  Sucrose exposure in early life alters adult motivation and weight gain. PloS One, 3(9), p. e3221. PDF

Cagniard, B, Beeler, JA, Britt, J, McGehee, D, Marinelli, M and Zhuang, X (2006). Dopamine scales performance in the control of voluntary behavior. Neuron, 51, 1-7. PDF

Beeler, JA, Prendergast, B, and Zhuang, X. (2006). Low amplitude entrainment of mice and the impact of circadian phase on behavior tests, Physiology and Behavior, 87(5), 870-880. PDF