Melissa Wang Neuroscience Graduate Group, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
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Isabel A. Muzzio
  • Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Psychology, Rutgers University, 1999

Current position

Assistant Professor in Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 2008-present

Publications (selected from a total of 18)

  1. Levita, L. and Muzzio, I. A. (2010). Role of the hippocampus in goal-oriented tasks requiring retrieval of spatial versus non-spatial information. Neurobiol Learn Mem 93(4): 581-588.
  2. Muzzio, I. A., Kentros, C. and Kandel, E. (2009). What is remembered? Role of attention on the encoding and retrieval of hippocampal representations. J Physiol 587(Pt 12): 2837-2854.
  3. Muzzio, I. A., Levita, L., Kulkarni, J., Monaco, J., Kentros, C., Stead, M., Abbott, L. F. and Kandel, E. R. (2009). Attention enhances the retrieval and stability of visuospatial and olfactory representations in the dorsal hippocampus. PLoS Biol 7(6): e1000140.
  4. Chen, A.*, Muzzio, I. A.*, Malleret, G., Bartsch, D., Verbitsky, M., Pavlidis, P., Yonan, A. L., Vronskaya, S., Grody, M. B., Cepeda, I., Gilliam, T. C. and Kandel, E. R. (2003). Inducible enhancement of memory storage and synaptic plasticity in transgenic mice expressing an inhibitor of ATF4 (CREB-2) and C/EBP proteins. Neuron 39(4): 655-669. (*) These authors contributed equally to this work.
  5. Morozov, A.*, Muzzio, I. A.*, Bourtchouladze, R., Van-Strien, N., Lapidus, K., Yin, D., Winder, D. G., Adams, J. P., Sweatt, J. D. and Kandel, E. R. (2003). Rap1 couples cAMP signaling to a distinct pool of p42/44MAPK regulating excitability, synaptic plasticity, learning, and memory. Neuron 39(2): 309-325. (*) These authors contributed equally to this work.
  6. Muzzio, I. A., Gandhi, C. C., Manyam, U., Pesnell, A. and Matzel, L. D. (2001). Receptor-stimulated phospholipase A(2) liberates arachidonic acid and regulates neuronal excitability through protein kinase C. J Neurophysiol 85(4): 1639-1647.
  7. Winder, D. G., Martin, K. C., Muzzio, I. A., Rohrer, D., Chruscinski, A., Kobilka, B. and Kandel, E. R. (1999). ERK plays a regulatory role in induction of LTP by theta frequency stimulation and its modulation by beta-adrenergic receptors. Neuron 24(3): 715-726.
  8. Talk, A. C., Muzzio, I. A. and Matzel, L. D. (1999). Neurophysiological substrates of context conditioning in Hermissenda suggest a temporally invariant form of activity-dependent neuronal facilitation. Neurobiol Learn Mem 72(2): 95-117.
  9. Muzzio, I. A., Ramirez, R. R., Talk, A. C. and Matzel, L. D. (1999). Interactive contributions of intracellular calcium and protein phosphatases to massed-trials learning deficits in Hermissenda. Behav Neurosci 113(1): 103-117.
  10. Muzzio, I.A., Talk, A.C., and Matzel, L.D. (1997). Intracellular calcium and voltage-responses during punctuate, prolonged and repetitive light exposure in Hermissenda photoreceptors. Neuroreport, 9, 1625-1631.
  11. Ramirez, R.R., Gandhi, C., Muzzio, I.A., and Matzel, L.D. (1997). Biophysical and behavioral substrates of protein synthesis-dependent and independent stages of associative memory in Hermissenda. Learning and Memory, 4, 462-477.
  12. Muzzio, I. A., Talk, A. C. and Matzel, L. D. (1997). Incremental redistribution of protein kinase C underlies the acquisition curve during in vitro associative conditioning in Hermissenda. Behav Neurosci 111(4): 739-753.
  13. Talk, A. C., Muzzio, I. A. and Matzel, L. D. (1997). Phospholipases and arachidonic acid contribute independently to sensory transduction and associative neuronal facilitation in Hermissenda type B photoreceptors. Brain Res 751(2): 196-205.
  14. Matzel, L. D., Muzzio, I. A. and Talk, A. C. (1996). Variations in learning reflect individual differences in sensory function and synaptic integration. Behav Neurosci 110(5): 1084-1095.
  15. Matzel, L. D., Muzzio, I. A. and Rogers, R. F. (1995). Diverse current and voltage responses to baclofen in an identified molluscan photoreceptor. J Neurophysiol 74(2): 506-518.
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Authors:  Melissa Wang and Isabel A. Muzzio, date: 04/05/2013, view: 12454, Q&A: 0
The study of fear memory is important for understanding various anxiety disorders in which patients experience persistent recollections of traumatic events. These memories often involve associations of contextual cues with aversive events; ...
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