Dr. Michael T. Ivy
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human & Natural Sciences
Office Location: 316 Harned Hall
Neuroscience, Cholinergic nervous system, Diabetes, Nephrology, protein trafficking, etc.
Refereed journal Articles 14
Research abstracts 36
Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures 38
Ivy, M.T., Newkirk, R.F. and Townsel, J.G.; 2010; A novel choline cotransporter sequestration compartment in cholinergic neurons revealed by selective endosomal ablation; J. Neurochem. 112(5):1295-1304.
Cao, Z., Wang, Y., McAdory, B.S., Kemp, M.D., Ivy, M.T., Newkirk, R.F. and Townsel, J.G.; 2006; Identification and characterization of syntaxin 1 antisense variants in Limulus polyphemus; Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 26(1):53-66.
Wang, Y., Cao, Z., Xu, W., Kemp, M.D., McAdory, B.S., Newkirk, R.F., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 2004; Cloning and partial characterization of four plasmalemmal-associated syntaxin isoforms in Limulus; Gene 326:189-199.
Wang, Y., Cao, Z., Newkirk, R.F., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 2001; Molecular cloning of a cDNA for a putative choline co-transporter from Limulus CNS; Gene 268:123-131.
Ivy, M.T., Newkirk, R.F., Karim, M.R., Mtshali, C.M.P. and Townsel, J.G.; 2001; Hemicholinium-3 mustard reveals two populations of cycling choline cotransporters in Limulus; Neurosci. 102(4):969-978.
Wang, Y., Cao, Z., Reid, E.A., Newkirk, R.F., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 2000; The use of competitive PCR mimic to evaluate a Limulus lambda phage genomic DNA library; Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 20(4):509-520.
Ford, B.D., Ivy, M.T., Mtshali, C.P. and Townsel, J.G.; 1999; The involvement of protein kinase C in the regulation of choline cotransport in Limulus; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 123A:255-261.
Santiago, L.R., Ivy, M.T., Erickson, L.C. and Hanin, I.; 1995; AF64A-Induced cytotoxicity and changes in choline acetyltransferase activity in the LAN-2 Neuroblastoma cell line are modulated by choline and hemicholinium3; J. Neurosci. Methods 61:185-190.
Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1989; A Vinblastine sensitive high affinity choline uptake system; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 92C(1):81-88.
Carroll, P.T. and Ivy, M.T.; 1988; Effect of 2-(4-Phenylpiperidino)cyclohexanol (AH 5183) on the veratridine-induced increase in acetylcholine synthesis by rat hippocampal tissue; J. Neurochem. 51(3):808-819.
Ivy, M.T. and Carroll, P.T.; 1988; Evidence to suggest that the spontaneous release of acetylcholine from rat hippocampal tissue is carrier-mediated; Neurochem. Res. 13(4):325-328.
Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1987; A comparative study of high affinity choline uptake and choline utilization in cholinergic and non-cholinergic tissues; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 86C:111-120.
Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1987; Biochemical evidence for cholinergic involvement in the Limulus Brain; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 86C:103-110.
Ivy, M.T., Sukumar, R. and Townsel, J.G.; 1985; The characterization of a sodium-dependent high affinity choline uptake system unassociated with acetylcholine biosynthesis; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 81C:351-357.
Sukumar, R., Ivy, M.T. and Townsel, J.G.; 1983; The distribution of cholinergic components in a marine arthropod; Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 74C:201-209.
BIO 4221-Endocrinology Laboratory
BIO 3200-Comparative Physiology
BIO 3201-Comparative Physiology Laboratory
BIO 4281-Pathophysiology Laboratory
BIO 2220-Human Anatomy & Physiology II
BIO 2210-Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 8110-Dissertation Research
BIO 7170-Topics in Molecular Genetics
BIO 6100-Frontiers in Molecular Science
BIO 6110-Individual Research – Biology
BIO 5140-Special Problems I
Society for Neuroscience, Public Education and Communications Committee member, 2007-2010
Society for Neuroscience, Committee on Diversity in Neuroscience (C-DIN) member, 2006-2009
FASEB Summer Research Conference, Oral and Poster presenter at the New Perspectives in Transport Biology meeting, Saxtons River, VT, July 23-28, 2005
National Science Foundation (NSF), Minority Research Center of Excellence (MRCE) in Cell and Molecular Biology Summer Research Program for Faculty, MRCE Faculty Summer Research Program Award at Meharry Medical College, Dept. of Anatomy & Physiology, 1995
Minority Travel Award for Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, December 10-14, 1990
Tarbox Postdoctoral Fellowship, for the Tarbox Parkinson’s Disease Institute of the Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas, August 1986-August 1988
Internal Research Grant, from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Biomedical Research Support Grant Program-Minority Research Support Fund, July 1984-June, 1985
Travel Fellowship for Minority Neuroscientists to the Society for Neuroscience 12th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from the Society for Neuroscience, Subcommittee on Minority Affairs, October 31-November 5, 1982
Graduate Student Research Award from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate Col Dean’s Fund, April-Aug., 1982
B.A. – Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Ph.D. – University of Illinois - Chicago
Date joined faculty: 1997
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