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  • Nicholas Heroux, Graduate Student

    Graduate Student
    University of Delaware
    132A Wolf Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-0687

    Biography

    Neuorobiology of Learning and Memory, Ontogeny of Contextual Fear Conditioning

    Degrees

    B.S. Psychology, UMBC

    Backgrounds and Interests

    Neuorobiology of Learning and Memory, Ontogeny of Contextual Fear Conditioning

    Publications and Presentations

    ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6242-0770 

    PUBLICATIONS

    Heroux, N. A., Robinson-Drummer, P.A., Sanders, H. R., Rosen, J. B., & Stanton, M. E. (in press). Differential involvement of the medial prefrontal cortex across variants of contextual fear conditioning. Learning & Memory. — Featured on the cover of the August 2017 issue

    Robinson-Drummer, P.A., Heroux, N. A., & Stanton, M. E. (in press). Antagonism of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in medial prefrontal cortex disrupts the context preexposure facilitation effect. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.

    Heroux, N. A., Robinson-Drummer, P. A., Rosen, J. B., & Stanton, M. E. (2016). NMDA receptor antagonism disrupts acquisition and retention of the context preexposure facilitation effect in adolescent rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 301, 168–177. 

    Robinson-Drummer, P. A., Dokovna, L. B., Heroux, N. A., & Stanton, M. E. (2016). Cholinergic mechanisms of the context preexposure facilitation effect in adolescent rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 130(2), 196–205.

    Rabin, B. M., Heroux, N. A., Shukitt-Hale, B., Carrihill-Knoll, K. L., Beck, Z., & Baxter, C. (2015). Lack of reliability in the disruption of cognitive performance following exposure to protons. Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, 54(3), 285–295. 

    Rabin, B. M., Poulose, S. M., Carrihill-knoll, K. L., Ramirez, F., & Bielinski, D. F., Heroux, N. A., Shukitt-Hale, B. (2015). Acute Effects of Exposure to 56 Fe and 16 O Particles on Learning and Memory. Radiation Research, 150, 143–150. 

    RECENT AND UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS

    Miller, L. A., Heroux, N. A., Stanton, M. E. (2017). NMDA receptors and the ontogeny of post-shock and retention test freezing following contextual fear conditioning. Poster to be presented at ISDP 2017, Washington, DC.

    Heroux, N. A., Osborne, B. F., Kawan, M., Miller, L. A., Rosen, J. B., Stanton, M. E. (2017). Context and contextual fear memory formation differentially induce expression of c-Fos, Arc, Egr-1, c-Jun, and Npas4 in the medial prefrontal cortex of adolescent rats. Poster to be presented at ISDP 2017, Washington, DC.

    Heroux, N. A., Osborne, B. F., Kawan, M., Miller, L. A., Rosen, J. B., Stanton, M. E. (2017). Induction profiles of immediate early gene expression in the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus during context and contextual fear memory formation in the context preexposure facilitation effect (CPFE). Poster to be presented at Neuroscience 2017, Washington, DC.

    Kawan, M. Heroux, N. A., Miller, L. A., Buban, K. N., Rosen, J. B., Stanton, M. E. (2017). Differential expression of immediate early genes in the basolateral amygdala of adolescent rats in the context pre-exposure facilitation effect (CPFE). Poster to be presented at Neuroscience 2017, Washington, DC.

    Heroux, N. A., Robinson-Drummer, P. A., Sanders, H. R., Rosen, J. B., Stanton, M. E. (2016). Contributions of the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) to variants of contextual fear conditioning in adolescent rats. Poster presented at ISDP 2016, San Diego, California.

    Robinson-Drummer, P. A., Chakraborty, T., Heroux, N. A., Rosen, J. B., Stanton, M. E. (2016). Age and experience-dependent changes in EGR-1 expression during the ontogeny of the context preexposure facilitation effect (CPFE). Poster presented at ISDP 2016, San Diego, California.

    Courses Taught as TA

    ​PSYC312: Learning and Motivation 

    NSCI320: Introduction to Neuroscience

 

 

 

 

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