Dr. Brenda S. McAdory

Associate Professor

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Department of Biological Sciences

College of Life & Physical Sciences


Contact Information:

Office Location: 112B McCord Hall

Telephone: 615-963-5756

FAX: 615-963-7640

Email: bmcadory@tnstate.edu

Lab location: 113 Harned Hall

Telephone: 615-963-5379


Research Area:

Neurodevelopment, cell and neurobiology


Number of Publications:

Refereed journal articles:    6

Research abstracts:  15

Seminar presentations:   5



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., 26:53-66.

Chirwa, S., Aduonum, A., Pizarro, J., Reasor, J., Kawai, Y., Gonzalez, M., McAdory, B.S., Onaivi, E., Barea-Rodriquez, E.J. 2005. Dopaminergic DA1 signaling couples growth-associated protein-43 and long-term potentiation in guinea pig hippocampus. Brain Res Bull., 64:433-40.

Cao, Z., McAdory, B.S., Wang, Y., and Townsel, J.G. 2004. The chemorepellant semaphorin is expressed in the horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus. Cell Mol Bio. , 49:1261-267.

Wang, Y., Cao, Z., Xu, W., Kemp, M.D., McAdory, B.S., Newkirk, R.F., Ivy, M.T., Townsel, J.G. 2004. Cloning and partial characterization of four plasmalemmal-associated syntaxin isoforms in Limulus, Gene 326:189-99.

McAdory, B.S., Van Eldik, L.J., and Norden, J.J. 1998. S100B, a Neurotropic Protein that Modulates Neuronal Protein Phosphorylation, is Upregulated during Lesion-Induced Collateral Sprouting and Reactive Synaptogenesis. Br. Res. , 813:211-17.

Washington, B., Higgins, D.E., McAdory, B., and Newkirk, R.F., 1991. Serotonin-Immunoreactive Neurons and Endogenous Serotonin in the Opisthosomal Ventral Nerve Cord of the Horseshoe Crab, Limulus polyphemus. J. of Comp. Neurol . 347:312-20.



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B.S.. University of Tennessee at Nashville, Nashville, TN

B.S.. University of Tennessee at Nashville

M.S.. Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

Ph.D.. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN


Date joined staff: 1999  


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