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Ronald
Seese
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University of California, Los Angeles
Neuroscience
English
2007
www.linkedin.com/in/ronaldseese/

Research

Christine M. Gall, Ph.D.
Memory Encoding: Impairment and Rescue in Mouse Models of Autism
Thomas J. Carew, Ph.D.
Tallie Z. Baram, M.D., Ph.D.; Alan Goldin, M.D., Ph.D.; Gary Lynch, Ph.D.; Marcelo Wood, Ph.D.
Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Molecular Biology
Molecular biology and synaptic dysfunction of neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Seese RR, Wang K, Yao YQ, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2014) Spaced training rescues memory and synaptic ERK1/2 signaling in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A bv111(47): 16907-12.

Ozkan ED, Creson TK, Kramar EA, Rojas C, Seese RR, Babayan AH, Shi Y, Lucero R, Xu X, Noebels JL, Miller CA, Lynch G, Rumbaugh G. (2014) Reduced cognition in Syngap1 mutants is caused by isolated damage within developing forebrain excitatory neurons. Neuron, 82(6): 1317-33.

Seese RR, Maske AR, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2014) Elevated synaptic extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) 1/2 is associated with long-term memory deficits in a model of autism. Neuropsychopharmacology, 39(7): 1664-73.

Seese RR, Chen LY, Cox CX, Schulz D, Babayan AH, Bunney WE, Henn FA, Gall CM, Lynch G. (2013) Synaptic abnormalities in the infralimbic cortex of a model of congenital depression. J Neurosci, 33(33):13441-8.

Zhao X, Seese RR, Yun K, Peng T, Wang Z (2013). The role of galanin system in modulating depression, anxiety, and addiction-like behaviors after chronic restraint stress. Neuroscience, 246C:82-93.

Andres AL, Regev L, Phi L, Seese RR, Naom Y, Chen Y, Gall CM, Baram TZ. NMDA receptor activation and calpain contribute to disruption of dendritic spines by stress neuropeptide CRH. J Neurosci, 33(43): 16945-60.

Zhao X, Yun K, Seese RR, Wang Z. (2013) Galnon facilitates extinction of morphine-conditioned place preference but also potentiates the consolidation process. PLoS One, 8(10): e76395.

Jafari M, Seese RR, Babayan AH, Gall CM, Lauterborn JC. (2012) Glucocorticoid receptors are localized to dendritic spines and influence local actin signaling. Mol Neuobiol, 46(2): 304-15

Seese RR*, Babayan AB*, Katz AM, Lauterborn JC, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2012) LTP induction translocates cortactin at distant synapses in wild-type, but not Fmr1 KO, mice. J Neurosci, 32(21): 7403-13.

Seese RR, O’Neill J, Hudkins M, Siddarth P, Levitt J, Tseng B, Wu KN, Caplan R. (2011) Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Thought Disorder in Childhood Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 133(1-3):82-90.

O’Neill J, Seese R, Hudkins M, Siddarth P, Levitt J, Tseng PB, Wu KN, Gurbani S, Shields WD, Caplan R. (2011) 1H MRSI and thought disorder in pediatric complex partial seizures. Epilepsia, 52(9):1705-14.

Zhao X, Li Y, Peng T, Seese RR, Wang Z. (2011) Stress impairs consolidation of recognition memory after blocking drug memory reconsolidation. Neurosci Lett, 501(1):50-4.

Mao S, Dong X, Fu F, Seese RR, Wang Z. (2011) Estimation of postmortem interval using the electric impedance spectroscopy technique. Science and Justice, 51(3):135-8.

Shiwei M, Feng F, Dong X, Seese RR, Wang Z. (2010) A contributory diagnosis of drowning in putrefactive corpses using the electric impedance spectroscopy. Rom J Leg Med. 18: 283-288.
Seese RR, Babayan AH, Katz AM, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2014) Impaired synaptic HDAC6 signaling in Fmr1 knockout hippocampus. Anaheim, CA: National Fragile X Foundation International Fragile X Conference.

Seese RR, Maske AR, Lynch G, Gall CAM (2013). Memory deficits are associated with elevated synaptic ERK1/2 activation and reversed by mGluR5 antagonism in a mouse model of autism. Society for Neuroscience Abst.

Seese RR, Babayan AH, Katz AM, Weinberg MH, Gall CM. (2012). Abnormal regulation of synaptic histone deacetylase (HDAC) 6 and its cytoskeleton-related substrates in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. Society for Neuroscience Abst.

Seese RR, Babayan AH, Katz AM, Cox CX, Lauterborn JC, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2012). Disturbances in ERK1/2 regulation and cortactin translocation in adult Fmr1-KO synapses. Easton, MA: Gordon Conferences: Fragile X and related autism disorders.

Seese RR, Babayan AH, Katz AM, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2011) Abnormal regulation of synaptic cortactin in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. Arlington, VA: Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Mechanisms to Therapies.

Seese RR, Babayan AH, Chen LY, Rex CS, Lauterborn JC, Katz AM, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2011) Impaired activity-dependent translocation of synaptic cortactin in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. Society for Neuroscience Abst.

Lauterborn JC, Vanderklish PW, Babayan A, Liao L, Seese RR, Yates J III, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2011) Abnormal levels of Rac-associated, actin cytoskeleton regulatory proteins in Fmr1 knockout spines. Society for Neuroscience Abst.

Seese RR, Babayan AB, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2011) Impaired Activity-Dependent Translocation of Synaptic Cortactin in a Mouse Model of Fragile X Syndrome. Irvine, CA: UCI Anatomy & Neurobiology Grad Day.

Jafari M, Seese RR, Handler E, Babayan AH, Gall CM, Lauterborn JC. (2010). Glucocorticoid Receptors are Localized in Dendritic Spines of Hippocampal CA1 Pyramidal Neurons: Evidence for Dysregulation in a Mouse Model of Fragile X. Society for Neuroscience, Abst.

Seese RR, Babayan AH, Chen LY, Rex CS, Lauterborn JC, Lynch G, Gall CM. (2010) Abnormal Actin Stabilization-Related Signaling in a Mouse Model of Mental Retardation: Cortactin as a Potential Therapeutic Target in Fragile X Syndrome. Lake Arrowhead: UCI MSTP Conference.

Seese RR, Liu J, Gall CM. (2010) BDNF induces actin-related synaptic signaling. Newport Beach, CA: UCI Anatomy & Neurobiology Grad Student Day.

Seese RR, Babayan AH, Chen LY, Gall CM. (2009) Long-term potentiation induces integrin signaling within the dendritic spine. Lake Arrowhead: UCI MSTP Conference.

O’Neill J, Seese RR, Hudkins M, Tobias MC, Lee B, Caplan R, London ED. (2008) Inferior frontal NAA+NAAG in pediatric schizophrenia and epilepsy, and adult methamphetamin abuse. Society for Neuroscience, Abst..

O’Neill J, Seese RR, Hudkins M, Siddarth P, Levitt JG, Tseng PB, Wu KN, Alger JR, Caplan R. (2008) 1H MRSI and Thought Disorder in Childhood Schizophrenia. Toronto, Ontario: ISMRM.

O’Neill J, Seese RR, Hudkins M, Siddarth P, Levitt JG, Tseng PB, Wu KN, Alger JR, Caplan R. (2008) 1H MRSI and Thought Disorder in Pediatric Partial Seizures. Toronto, Ontario: ISMRM.

Seese RR, O’Neill J, Caplan R. (2006) Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Thought Disorder in Childhood Schizophrenia. Los Angeles: UCLA Science Poster Day.

Accolades

NIH/NIMH F30 NRSA Pre-doctoral Fellowship FMH095432A
2015 Graduation with Distinction in Research and Service; UCI School of Medicine
2011 First Place Poster Presentation; Annual Dept. of Anatomy & Neurobiology Grad Day
2009 First Place Poster Presentation; Annual UCI MSTP Retreat
2008 Summer Research Training in Neuroscience Scholarship; UCI School of Medicine
2008 Dean’s Summer Research Scholarship; Dean’s Office of UCI School of Medicine
2008 Basic Science Certificate of Excellence; Dean’s Office of UCI School of Medicine
2007 Cum Laude; UCLA Latin Honors
2007 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society; UCLA Chapter
2005 Undergraduate Research Scholarship; UCLA Undergraduate Research Center
2002 Eagle Scout; Boy Scouts of America

Alumni

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
2015

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