Michael Meredith

Summary

Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vomeronasal function
    M Meredith
    Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    Chem Senses 23:463-6. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Vomeronasal, olfactory, hormonal convergence in the brain. Cooperation or coincidence?
    M Meredith
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4075, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 855:349-61. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Human vomeronasal organ function: a critical review of best and worst cases
    M Meredith
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Chem Senses 26:433-45. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Distinctive responses in the medial amygdala to same-species and different-species pheromones
    Michael Meredith
    Program in Neuroscience and Department Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    J Neurosci 24:5719-25. 2004
  5. pmc Categorization of biologically relevant chemical signals in the medial amygdala
    Chad L Samuelsen
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4295, USA
    Brain Res 1263:33-42. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of chemosensory input and gonadotropin releasing hormone on mating behavior circuits in male hamsters
    Jenne Westberry
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    Brain Res 974:1-16. 2003
  7. pmc Selective enhancement of main olfactory input to the medial amygdala by GnRH
    Camille Bond Blake
    Department of Biological Science, Program in Neuroscience, 3012 King Life Science Building, 319 Stadium Drive, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4295, USA
    Brain Res 1317:46-59. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint mGluR2 activation of medial amygdala input impairs vomeronasal organ-mediated behavior
    Christopher M Nolte
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Physiol Behav 86:314-23. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-exposure to female chemosignals or intracerebral GnRH restores mating behavior in naive male hamsters with vomeronasal organ lesions
    Jenne M Westberry
    Department of Biological Science, Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Chem Senses 28:191-6. 2003
  10. pmc The vomeronasal organ is required for the male mouse medial amygdala response to chemical-communication signals, as assessed by immediate early gene expression
    C L Samuelsen
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4295, USA
    Neuroscience 164:1468-76. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Chemosensory Processing in Chemical Communication
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. CHEMOSENSORY TRAINING PROGRAM
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Chemosensory Processing in Chemical Communication
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Chemosensory Processing in Chemical Communication
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Vomeronasal function
    M Meredith
    Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    Chem Senses 23:463-6. 1998
    ..Key publications appearing since the symposium are also listed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vomeronasal, olfactory, hormonal convergence in the brain. Cooperation or coincidence?
    M Meredith
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4075, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 855:349-61. 1998
    ..Electrical stimulation of the vomeronasal organ can induce Fos expression in chemosensory pathways and in medial preoptic LHRH neurons...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human vomeronasal organ function: a critical review of best and worst cases
    M Meredith
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Chem Senses 26:433-45. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Distinctive responses in the medial amygdala to same-species and different-species pheromones
    Michael Meredith
    Program in Neuroscience and Department Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4340, USA
    J Neurosci 24:5719-25. 2004
    ..This is the first evidence for an important role of the amygdala, a limbic structure known to be involved in social and emotional behavior, in discrimination of species specificity in chemosignals...
  5. pmc Categorization of biologically relevant chemical signals in the medial amygdala
    Chad L Samuelsen
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4295, USA
    Brain Res 1263:33-42. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of chemosensory input and gonadotropin releasing hormone on mating behavior circuits in male hamsters
    Jenne Westberry
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    Brain Res 974:1-16. 2003
    ..Males with vomeronasal organs removed and without sexual experience showed increased Fos expression in the medial amygdala when pheromone exposure and GnRH injection were combined, but not in the medial preoptic area...
  7. pmc Selective enhancement of main olfactory input to the medial amygdala by GnRH
    Camille Bond Blake
    Department of Biological Science, Program in Neuroscience, 3012 King Life Science Building, 319 Stadium Drive, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4295, USA
    Brain Res 1317:46-59. 2010
    ..c.v.-GnRH combined with MOB stimulation suppressed Fos expression in MePd. This suggests a more selective effect of GnRH on olfactory input in MePd than elsewhere in medial amygdala of VNX males...
  8. ncbi request reprint mGluR2 activation of medial amygdala input impairs vomeronasal organ-mediated behavior
    Christopher M Nolte
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Physiol Behav 86:314-23. 2005
    ..Thus, modification of the pattern by addition of non-specific activation from mGluR2 agonist is sufficient to disrupt behavior normally driven by conspecific chemosensory stimulation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-exposure to female chemosignals or intracerebral GnRH restores mating behavior in naive male hamsters with vomeronasal organ lesions
    Jenne M Westberry
    Department of Biological Science, Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Chem Senses 28:191-6. 2003
    ..As shown previously, males given GnRH injections and exposed to water also mated normally. HVF exposure prior to a mating test apparently acted to compensate for the lack of vomeronasal input in these males...
  10. pmc The vomeronasal organ is required for the male mouse medial amygdala response to chemical-communication signals, as assessed by immediate early gene expression
    C L Samuelsen
    Program in Neuroscience and Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, 319 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4295, USA
    Neuroscience 164:1468-76. 2009
    ..Interestingly, VNX also disrupts the avoidance of (an unfamiliar) predator odor, worn cat collar. Here we show that the medial amygdala response to the tested chemical signals is dependent upon an intact vomeronasal organ...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increase in gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) levels in CSF after stimulation of the nervus terminalis in Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina
    J F Moeller
    Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Brain Res 806:104-7. 1998
    ..The CSF samples from stimulated animals averaged about twice the levels of mGnRH-like peptide as those of unstimulated animals. These results demonstrate that nervus terminalis activity can effect in vivo GnRH levels in the brain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Experience facilitates vomeronasal and olfactory influence on Fos expression in medial preoptic area during pheromone exposure or mating in male hamsters
    Gwendolyn D Fewell
    Program in Neuroscience 4340, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4340, USA
    Brain Res 941:91-106. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Vomeronasal organ: electrical stimulation activates Fos in mating pathways and in GnRH neurons
    M Meredith
    Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Brain Res 922:87-94. 2001
    ..Fos was also activated in gonadotropin hormone releasing hormone (GnRH, or LHRH) neurons in the rostral medial preoptic region of the brain, a possible substrate for GnRH influence on chemosensory-dependent reproductive behavior...
  14. pmc Differential co-localization with choline acetyltransferase in nervus terminalis suggests functional differences for GnRH isoforms in bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo)
    John F Moeller
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Brain Res 1366:44-53. 2010
    ..The club-like structures may be sites of GnRH release into the general circulation since these structures were observed near blood vessels and resembled structures seen in the median eminence of rats...

Research Grants8

  1. Chemosensory Processing in Chemical Communication
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. CHEMOSENSORY TRAINING PROGRAM
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Chemosensory Processing in Chemical Communication
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The rodent amygdala uses circuits to analyze and classify chemosensory signals that have common features with circuits used by other species to analyze and classify other types of sensory stimuli. ..
  4. Chemosensory Processing in Chemical Communication
    Michael Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The rodent amygdala uses circuits to analyze and classify chemosensory signals that have common features with circuits used by other species to analyze and classify other types of sensory stimuli. ..