John Meitzen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The organizational and aromatization hypotheses apply to rapid, nonclassical hormone action: neonatal masculinization eliminates rapid estradiol action in female hippocampal neurons
    John Meitzen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Endocrinology 153:4616-21. 2012
  2. pmc Measurements of neuron soma size and density in rat dorsal striatum, nucleus accumbens core and nucleus accumbens shell: differences between striatal region and brain hemisphere, but not sex
    John Meitzen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Neurosci Lett 487:177-81. 2011
  3. pmc β1-Adrenergic receptors activate two distinct signaling pathways in striatal neurons
    John Meitzen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurochem 116:984-95. 2011
  4. pmc Plastic and stable electrophysiological properties of adult avian forebrain song-control neurons across changing breeding conditions
    John Meitzen
    Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Neurosci 29:6558-67. 2009
  5. ncbi Seasonal-like plasticity of spontaneous firing rate in a songbird pre-motor nucleus
    Kevin H J Park
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195
    J Neurobiol 64:181-91. 2005
  6. ncbi Steroid hormones act transsynaptically within the forebrain to regulate neuronal phenotype and song stereotypy
    John Meitzen
    Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Neurosci 27:12045-57. 2007
  7. pmc Time course of changes in Gambel's white-crowned sparrow song behavior following transitions in breeding condition
    John Meitzen
    Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Horm Behav 55:217-27. 2009
  8. ncbi Seasonal changes in intrinsic electrophysiological activity of song control neurons in wild song sparrows
    John Meitzen
    Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:677-83. 2007
  9. pmc Corticotropin releasing factor-induced CREB activation in striatal neurons occurs via a novel Gβγ signaling pathway
    Christopher M Stern
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18114. 2011
  10. pmc Corticotropin-releasing factor and urocortin I activate CREB through functionally selective Gβγ signaling in hippocampal pyramidal neurons
    Christopher M Stern
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 34:671-81. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc The organizational and aromatization hypotheses apply to rapid, nonclassical hormone action: neonatal masculinization eliminates rapid estradiol action in female hippocampal neurons
    John Meitzen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Endocrinology 153:4616-21. 2012
    ..Broadly, these findings extend the organizational and aromatization hypotheses to rapid, nonclassical hormone action...
  2. pmc Measurements of neuron soma size and density in rat dorsal striatum, nucleus accumbens core and nucleus accumbens shell: differences between striatal region and brain hemisphere, but not sex
    John Meitzen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Neurosci Lett 487:177-81. 2011
    ..In contrast, sexual dimorphisms appear mediated by factors other than gross anatomical differences...
  3. pmc β1-Adrenergic receptors activate two distinct signaling pathways in striatal neurons
    John Meitzen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Neurochem 116:984-95. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Plastic and stable electrophysiological properties of adult avian forebrain song-control neurons across changing breeding conditions
    John Meitzen
    Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Neurosci 29:6558-67. 2009
    ..These results provide a valuable framework for integrating how steroid hormones modulate cellular physiology to change behavior...
  5. ncbi Seasonal-like plasticity of spontaneous firing rate in a songbird pre-motor nucleus
    Kevin H J Park
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195
    J Neurobiol 64:181-91. 2005
    ..Thus, neurons in the song circuit exhibit both morphological and physiological adult seasonal plasticity...
  6. ncbi Steroid hormones act transsynaptically within the forebrain to regulate neuronal phenotype and song stereotypy
    John Meitzen
    Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Neurosci 27:12045-57. 2007
    ..This novel transsynaptic effect of gonadal steroids on activity and morphology of RA neurons is part of a concerted change in key premotor nuclei, enabling stereotyped song...
  7. pmc Time course of changes in Gambel's white-crowned sparrow song behavior following transitions in breeding condition
    John Meitzen
    Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Horm Behav 55:217-27. 2009
    ..Song rate declined precipitously. These results suggest that while song rate changes quickly, song phonology changes more slowly, generally following or in parallel with previously investigated changes in the neural substrate...
  8. ncbi Seasonal changes in intrinsic electrophysiological activity of song control neurons in wild song sparrows
    John Meitzen
    Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:677-83. 2007
    ..We conclude that environmental cues are sufficient to induce seasonal changes in electrophysiological properties of song control neurons, and that changes in these properties may underlie seasonal changes in song behavior...
  9. pmc Corticotropin releasing factor-induced CREB activation in striatal neurons occurs via a novel Gβγ signaling pathway
    Christopher M Stern
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18114. 2011
    ..Additionally, these data provide additional insight into the mechanisms by which CRF can regulate neuronal function...
  10. pmc Corticotropin-releasing factor and urocortin I activate CREB through functionally selective Gβγ signaling in hippocampal pyramidal neurons
    Christopher M Stern
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 34:671-81. 2011
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  11. pmc Enhanced striatal β1-adrenergic receptor expression following hormone loss in adulthood is programmed by both early sexual differentiation and puberty: a study of humans and rats
    John Meitzen
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Endocrinology 154:1820-31. 2013
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  12. ncbi Palmitoylation of estrogen receptors is essential for neuronal membrane signaling
    John Meitzen
    1Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Endocrinology . 2013
    ..These data collectively suggest discrete mechanisms that regulate specific-isoform or global membrane ER signaling in neurons separate from mGluR activity or nuclear ER function...
  13. pmc Seasonal-like growth and regression of the avian song control system: neural and behavioral plasticity in adult male Gambel's white-crowned sparrows
    John Meitzen
    Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior, University of Washington, Box 356515, Seattle, WA 98195 6515, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:259-65. 2008
    ..Throughout this mini-review we compare data collected from white-crowned sparrows to that from other songbird species. We conclude by outlining avenues of future research...
  14. ncbi Electrophysiological properties of neurons in the basal ganglia of the domestic chick: conservation and divergence in the evolution of the avian basal ganglia
    Michael A Farries
    Department of Biology and Otolaryngology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:454-67. 2005
    ..This study revealed an unexpectedly complex pattern of conservation and divergence in the properties of neurons recorded in avian striatum...
  15. pmc Estrogen receptors stimulate brain region specific metabotropic glutamate receptors to rapidly initiate signal transduction pathways
    John Meitzen
    Dept of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Chem Neuroanat 42:236-41. 2011
    ..It is becoming clear that ER signaling through mGluRs is one important mechanism by which estrogens can modulate neuron and glial physiology, ultimately impacting various aspects of nervous system function...