Jason Weick

Ph.D. 2005

Thesis Title:

Activity-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity: Cooperative Signaling Between Synapse and Nucleus

Current Position:

Associate Professor
Department of Neurosciences
University of New Mexico

Major Advisor(s):

Paul Mermelstein, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:

  • Groth RD*, Weick JP*, Bradley KC, Luoma JI, Aravamudan B, Klug JR, Thomas MJ, Mermelstein PG. D1 dopamine receptor activation of NFAT-mediated striatal gene expression. Eur. J. Neurosci. 2008;27(1):31-42. *Denotes equal contribution
  • Johnson MA, Weick JP, Pearce RA, Zhang SC. Functional neural development from human embryonic stem cells: accelerated synaptic activity via astrocyte coculture. J. Neurosci. 2007; 27(12):3069-77.
  • Boulware MI, Weick JP, Becklund BR, Kuo SP, Groth RD, Mermelstein PG. Estradiol activates group I and II metabotropic glutamate receptor signaling, leading to opposing influences on cAMP response element-binding protein. J Neurosci. 2005 May 18;25(20):5066-78.
  • Weick JP, Groth RD, Isaksen AL, Mermelstein PG. Interactions with PDZ proteins are required for L-type calcium channels to activate cAMP response element-binding protein-dependent gene expression. J Neurosci. 2003;23(8):3446-56.
Jason Weick