Presentations

* Villanova undergraduate student

** Villanova graduate student

Presenter/speaker is shown in bold.

  1. M. D. Karth, M. M. Karth, D. van Dyk, G. Perez and B. D. Sachs, The effect of brain 5-HT deficiency on gene expression changes following acute and repeated cocaine. Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 26, 2018. Poster Presentation.
  2. B.D. Sachs, Mechanisms Underlying Susceptibility to Psychosocial Stress.  Stress Neurobiology Research Group, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, December 8, 2017. Invited Seminar.
  3. B.D. Sachs, A. Buncher**, and K. Dodson**. Effects of early life stress and chronic fluoxetine administration on the expression of endogenous opioid genes in c57BL/6J mice. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November, 14, 2017. Poster Presentation.
  4. B.D. Sachs, H. Tran, E. Folse*, and M.G. Caron. Early life maternal separation stress increases vulnerability to social defeat stress. Society for Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 20, 2017. Poster Presentation.
  5. A. Wild*, K. Dodson**, B.D. Sachs, The effects of chronic alcohol consumption on neurogenesis. Villanova Undergraduate Research Poster Session, Villanova, PA, September 21, 2016. Poster Presentation.
  6. B.D. Sachs, Serotonin-deficient mice as tools to gain insight into neuropsychiatric disorders. Juniata College – Summer Seminar Series, Invited Seminar, Huntington, PA, June 29, 2016.
  7. B. D. Sachs, J. C. Snyder, T. Pack, K. Dodson**, and M. G. Caron, Inhibition of the Medial Orbitofrontal Cortex Reduces Compulsive-Like Behavior in Mice, Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2, 2016. Poster Presentation.
  8. B.D. Sachs, Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Stress Susceptibility. Invited Seminar, Stress Neurobiology Research Group, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, December 11, 2015.
  9. B.D. Sachs, Investigating the consequences of brain serotonin deficiency. Invited Seminar, University of South Carolina – Upstate, Spartanburg, SC, April 20, 2015.
  10. B.D. Sachs, Serotonin-deficient mice as tools to gain insight into neuropsychiatric disorders, Invited Seminar, Villanova University Department of Psychology, Villanova, PA. April 13, 2015.
  11. B.D. Sachs, Serotonin-deficient mice: a potential window into neuropsychiatric disease. Invited seminar, Furman University, Greenville, SC. January 27, 2015.
  12. B.D. Sachs, The effects of brain serotonin deficiency on stress susceptibility and responses to antidepressants. Invited seminar, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center – Department of Neuroscience, Albuquerque, NM. January 12, 2015.
  13. B.D. Sachs, J. Ni and M.G. Caron, Brain serotonin deficiency exacerbates social avoidance behavior and impairs antidepressant-like responses to fluoxetine following psychosocial stress. Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Washington DC, November, 2014, Oral Presentation.
  14. J. Ni, B.D. Sachs and M. G. Caron. Investigating the Impact of 5-HT Deficiency on Brain Responses to Chronic Mild and Social Defeat Stress. Duke Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session, Durham, North Carolina, 2014. Poster Presentation.
  15. J. Ni, B.D. Sachs and M. G. Caron. Investigating the Impact of 5-HT Deficiency on Neurobiological Responses to Stress. Duke Summer Research Symposium, Durham, North Carolina, 2013. Poster Presentation.
  16. B. D. Sachs, J.P.R. Jacobsen, T.L. Thomas, W.L. Roberts, W.B. Siesser and M. G. Caron. The impact of serotonin deficiency on responses to antidepressants. Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Washington DC, 2011, Poster Presentation.
  17. T.L. Thomas, B.D. Sachs, and M.G. Caron. Investigating the Mechanisms Underlying the Antidepressant-like Effects of Desipramine. Visual Thinking Symposium, Durham, North Carolina, 2011, Poster Presentation.
  18. A.E. Kenan, B.D. Sachs, W.B. Siesser, and M.G. Caron. Effects of maternal separation stress and hyposerotonergia on adult hippocampal neurogenesis. Howard Hughes Summer Research Poster Session, Durham, North Carolina, 2010, Poster Presentation.
  19. B.D. Sachs, G. S. Baillie, J. R. McCall, C. Schachtrup, A. J. Dunlop, K. F. MacKenzie, E. Klussmann, M. D. Houslay, M. V. Chao, and K. Akassoglou. Functional interactions between the p75 neurotrophin receptor and phosphodiesterases.  Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, California, 2007. Oral Presentation.
  20. B.D. Sachs, G.S. Baillie, J.R. McCall, C. Schachtrup, A. J. Dunlop, K. F. MacKenzie, E. Klussmann, M. D. Houslay, M. V. Chao, and K. Akassoglou. Functional interactions between the p75 neurotrophin receptor and phosphodiesterases.  Glial Cells in Health and Disease VIIIth Annual European Meeting, London, UK, 2007.  Poster Presentation.
  21. B.D. Sachs, M. Passino, S. Sikorski, M.V. Chao, K. Akassoglou. The p75 neurotrophin receptor regulates plasminogen activation and fibrinolysis via a PDE4/cAMP/PKA pathway. Neurons and Disease, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006 and Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006.  Poster Presentation.
  22. B.D. Sachs, S. Sikorski, J. Yuan, K. Akassoglou. The p75 neurotrophin receptor regulates pulmonary fibrosis via upregulation of plasminogen activator inhibitor – 1. Gordon Research Conference on Plasminogen Activation and Extracellular Proteolysis, Ventura, California, 2006.  Poster Presentation.
  23. B.D. Sachs, M. Passino, S. Sikorski, M.V. Chao, K. Akassoglou. p75 neurotrophin receptor regulates plasminogen activation and fibrinolysis via a cAMP/PKA pathway.  18th International Society for Fibrinolysis and Proteolysis Meeting, San Diego, California.  2006.  Poster Presentation.
  24. B.D. Sachs, Regulation of tissue plasminogen activator by the p75 neurotrophin receptor. Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Recruitment Weekend, La Jolla, California, 2006. Oral Presentation.
  25. K. Akassoglou, B.D. Sachs, M. Passino, S. Sikorski, T. Nuriel, M.V. Chao. The p75 neurotrophin receptor regulates extracellular proteolysis.  Moving Toward Axon Protection and Remyelination Therapies in Man, a Satellite Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2005. Poster presentation.
  26. B.D. Sachs. The p75 neurotrophin receptor as a negative regulator of plasminogen activation. Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Annual Retreat, Lake Arrowhead, California. 2005.  Oral Presentation.
  27. B.E. Thompson, B.D. Sachs, J.A. Cherry. The PDE4 inhibitor rolipram prevents conditioned place preference induced in mice by cocaine and morphine, but not food. Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Orlando, Florida 2002.  Poster presentation.