Publications

 

* indicates lab trainees

*Peragine DE, *Pokarowski M, Mendoza-Viveros L, Swift-Gallant A, Cheng H-YM, Bentley GE, Holmes MM. 2017. RFamide-related peptide-3 (RFRP-3) suppresses sexual maturation in a eusocial mammal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 114(5): 1207-1212. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1616913114.

Park KK, Luo X, *Mooney SJ, Yungher BJ, Belin S, Wang C, Holmes MM, He Z. 2017. Retinal ganglion cell survival and axon regeneration after optic nerve injury in naked mole-rats. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 525(2): 380-388.

Mosley M, Shah C, Morse KA, Miloro SA, Holmes MM, Ahern TH, Forger NG. 2017. Patterns of cell death in the perinatal mouse forebrain. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 525(1): 47-64. 

Holmes MM. 2016. Social control of adult neurogenesis: A comparative approach. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, pii: S0091-3022(16)30005-X. doi: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2016.02.001.

*Peragine DE, *Yousuf Y, *Fu Y, Swift-Gallant A, *Ginzberg K, Holmes MM. 2016. Contrasting effects of opposite versus same-sex housing on hormones, behavior and neurogenesis in a eusocial mammal. Hormones and Behavior, 81: 28-37. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.03.005.

*Hathaway GA, *Faykoo-Martinez M, *Peragine DE, *Mooney SJ, Holmes MM. 2016. Subcaste differences in neural activation suggest a prosocial role for oxytocin in eusocial naked mole-rats. Hormones and Behavior, 79: 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2015.12.001.

Beery AK, Bicks L, *Mooney SJ, Goodwin NL, Holmes MM. 2016. Sex, social status, and CRF receptor densities in naked mole-rats. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 524: 228-243. doi: 10.1002/cne.23834.

*Swift-Gallant A, Mo K, *Peragine DE, Monks DA, Holmes MM. 2015. Removal of reproductive suppression reveals latent sex differences in brain steroid hormone receptors in naked mole-rats, Heterocephalus glaber. Biology of Sex Differences, 6: 31. doi: 10.1186/s13293-015-0050-x.

*Mooney SJ, *Filice DCS, *Douglas NR, Holmes MM. 2015. Task specialization and task-switching in eusocial mammals. Animal Behaviour, 109: 227-233. Doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.08.019.

*Mooney SJ, Coen CW, Holmes MM, Beery AK. 2015. Region specific associations of sex and social status on oxytocin receptor density in the brains of eusocial rodents. Neuroscience, 303:261-269. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.06.043.

*Toor I, Clement D, Carlson EN, Holmes MM. 2015. Olfaction and social cognition in eusocial naked mole-rats (Heterocephalus glaber). Animal Behaviour, 107:175-181. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.06.015.

*Mooney SJ & Holmes MM. 2015. Successful intracerebroventricular cannulation of a eusocial mammal. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 239:75-79.

*Mooney SJ, *Peragine DE, *Hathaway GA, Holmes MM. 2014. A game of thrones: neural plasticity in mammalian social hierarchies. Social Neuroscience, 9(2), 108-117. 

*Peragine DE, *Simpson J, *Mooney SJ, Holmes MM. 2014. Social regulation of adult neurogenesis in a eusocial mammal. Neuroscience, 268C:10-20.

*Mooney SJ, *Douglas NR, Holmes MM. 2014. Peripheral administration of oxytocin increases social affiliation in the naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber). Hormones and Behavior, 65(4):380-385.

*Mongillo DL, *Kosyachkova EA, *Nguyen TM, Holmes MM. 2013. Differential effects of chronic fluoxetine on the behavior of dominant and subordinate naked mole-rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 258C:119-126. 

Holmes MM, *Van Mil S, *Bulkowski C, Goldman BD, Forger NG. 2013. Androgen receptor distribution in the social decision-making network of eusocial naked mole-rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 256C: 214-218.

Zhou S, Holmes MM, Forger NG, Goldman BD, Lovern MB, Caraty A, Kallo I, Faulkes CG, Coen CW. 2013. Suppression of reproductive development in eusocial naked mole-rats (Heterocephalus glaber): Analysis of GnRH-1 and Kisspeptin neuronal systems. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 521: 3003-3029.

*Mooney SJ & Holmes MM. 2013. Social condition and oxytocin neuron number in the hypothalamus of naked mole-rats (Heterocephalus glaber). Neuroscience, 230: 56-61.

*Luedke AC, *Boucher PO, Niel L, Holmes MM. 2013. Altered anxiety and defensive behaviors in Bax knockout mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 239: 115-120.

Niel L, Alves PA, Pinzon N, Holmes MM, Lovern MB,  Monks DA. 2012. Maintenance of the spinal nucleus of the bulbocavernosus neuromuscular system is not influenced by physiological levels of glucocorticoids. Developmental Neurobiology, 72: 1114-1121.

Holmes MM, Niel L, *Anyan JJ, *Griffith AT, Monks DA, Forger NG. 2011. Effects of bax gene deletion on social behaviors and neural response to olfactory cues in mice. European Journal of Neuroscience, 34: 1492-1499.

*Anyan JJ, Seney ML, Holley A, Bengston L, Goldman BD, Forger NG, Holmes MM. 2011. Social status and sex effects on neural morphology in Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys damarensis. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution, 77(4): 291-298.

Holmes MM, Seney ML, Goldman BD & Forger NG. 2011. Social and hormonal triggers of neural plasticity in naked mole-rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 218(1): 234-239.

Holmes MM, Goldman BD, Goldman SL, Seney ML & Forger NG. 2009. Neuroendocrinology and sexual differentiation in eusocial mammals. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 30 (4): 519-33.

Holmes MM, Musa M, Lonstein JS & Monks DA. 2009. Sexual dimorphism and hormone responsiveness in the spinal cord of the socially monogamous prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster). Journal of Comparative Neurology, 516(2): 117-124.

Holmes MM, McCutcheon J & Forger NG. 2009. Sex differences in NeuN- and androgen receptor-positive cells in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis are due to Bax-dependent cell death. Neuroscience, 158: 1251-1256.

Holmes MM, Goldman BD & Forger NG. 2008. Social status and sex independently influence androgen receptor expression in the eusocial naked mole-rat brain. Hormones and Behavior, 54: 278-285.

Holmes MM, Rosen GJ, Jordan CL, De Vries GJ, Goldman BD & Forger NG. 2007. Social control of brain morphology in a eusocial mammal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104: 10548-10552.

Holmes MM, Bartrem CL & Wade J. 2007. Androgen dependent seasonal changes in muscle fiber type in the dewlap neuromuscular system of green anoles (Anolis carolinensis). Physiology and Behavior, 91: 601-608.

Holmes MM & Wade J. 2005. Testosterone regulates androgen receptor immunoreactivity in the copulatory, but not courtship, neuromuscular system in adult male green anoles. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 17: 560-569.

Holmes MM & Wade J. 2005. Sexual differentiation of the copulatory neuromuscular system of green anoles: Normal ontogeny and manipulation of steroid hormones. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 489: 480-490.

Holmes MM, Putz O, Crews D & Wade J. 2005. Normally occurring intersexuality and testosterone-induced plasticity in the copulatory system of adult leopard geckos. Hormones and Behavior, 47: 439-445.

Holmes MM & Wade J. 2004. Seasonal plasticity in the copulatory neuromuscular system of adult male green anole lizards: A role for androgen in muscle but not motoneuron morphology.  Journal of Neurobiology, 60: 1-11.

Holmes MM & Wade J. 2004. Characterization of projections from a sexually dimorphic motor nucleus in the spinal cord of adult green anoles. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 471: 180-187.

Lovern MB, Holmes MM, Fuller CO & Wade J. 2004. Effects of testosterone on the development of neuromuscular systems and their target tissues involved in courtship and copulation in green anoles (Anolis carolinensis). Hormones and Behavior, 45: 295-305.

Lovern MB, Holmes MM & Wade J. 2004. The green anole, Anolis carolinensis: A reptilian model for laboratory studies of reproductive morphology and behavior. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal, special issue entitled “When rats and mice cannot answer the question: Nontraditional animal models for laboratory research,” 45(1): 54-64.

Holmes MM, Galea LAM, Mistlberger RE & Kempermann G. 2004. Adult hippocampal neurogenesis and voluntary running activity: Circadian and dose-dependent effects. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 76: 216-222.

Holmes MM, Wide JK & Galea LAM. 2002. Low levels of estradiol facilitate while high levels of estradiol impair working memory performance on the spatial working/reference version of the radial arm maze. Behavioral Neuroscience, 116(5): 928-934.

Holmes MM & Galea LAM. 2002. Defensive behavior and hippocampal cell proliferation: Differential modulation by naltrexone during stress.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 116(1): 160-168.

Holmes MM & Galea LAM. 2002. Sex differences in the brain. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences (Nadel L. ed.). Macmillian Publishing Group, London; 1161-1164.

Galea LAM, Wide JK, Paine TA, Holmes MM, Ormerod BK & Floresco SB. 2001. High levels of estradiol disrupt conditioned place preference learning, stimulus response learning and reference memory but have limited effects on working memory. Behavioral Brain Research, 126 (1-2): 115-126.

Holmes MM & Mistlberger RE. 2000. Food anticipatory activity and photic entrainment in food-restricted BALB/c mice. Physiology and Behavior, 68: 655-666.

Mistlberger RE & Holmes MM. 2000. Behavioral feedback regulation of circadian rhythm phase angle in light-dark entrained mice. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology, 279: R813-R821.

Mistlberger RE & Holmes MM. 1999. Morphine-induced activity attenuates phase shifts to light in C57BL/6J mice.  Brain Research, 829 (1-2): 113-9.

Mistlberger RE, Bossert JM, Holmes MM & Marchant EG.  1998. Serotonin and feedback effects of behavioral activity on circadian rhythms in mice.  Behavioral Brain Research, 96 (1-2): 93-9.