Amanda Facciol
  • Graduate, University of Toronto
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 0 Author merit


MSc, MSc, University of Toronto Mississauga, 2017


• Tran, S., Nowicki, M., Facciol, A., Chatterjee, D., Gerlai, R. (2016). Ethanol induced ADH activity in zebrafish: Differential concentration-dependent effects on high- versus low-affinity ADH enzymes, Zebrafish, 13, 75-78.
• Tran, S., Facciol, A., Gerlai, R. (2016). Alcohol-induced behavioral changes in zebrafish: The role of dopamine D2-like receptors. Psychopharmacology, 233, 2119-2128.
• Tran, S., Chatterjee, D., Facciol, A., Gerlai, R. (2016). Concentration, population, and context-dependent effects of AM251 in zebrafish. Psychopharmacology, 233, 1445-1454.
• Tran, S., Facciol, A., Gerlai, R. (2016). Home tank water versus novel water differentially affects alcohol induced locomotor activity and anxiety related behaviours in zebrafish. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 144, 13-19.
• Tran, S., Facciol, A., Gerlai, R. (2016). The zebrafish, a novel model organism for screening compounds affecting acute and chronic ethanol induced effects. International Review of Neurobiology, 126, 467-484.
• Tran, S., Chow, H., Tsang, B., Facciol, A., Gandhi, P., Desai, P., Gerlai, R. (2017). Zebrafish are able to detect ethanol in their environment. Zebrafish, 14, 126-132.
• Tran, S., Fulcher, N., Nowicki, M., Desai, P., Tsang, B., Facciol, A., Chow, H., Gerlai, R. (2016). Time-dependent interacting effects of caffeine, diazepam, and ethanol on zebrafish behaviour. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiarty, 75, 16-27.
• Tran, S., Facciol, A., Nowicki, M., Chatterjee, D., Gerlai, R. (2017). Acute alcohol exposure increases tyrosine hydroxylase protein expression and dopamine synthesis in zebrafish. Behavioural Brain Research, 317, 237-241.
• Facciol, A., Tran, S., Gerlai, R. (2017). Re-examining the factors affecting choice in the light-dark preference test in zebrafish. Behavioural Brain Research, 327, 21-28.
• Shams, S., Seguin, D., Facciol, A., Chatterjee, D., Gerlai, R. (2017). Effect of social isolation on anxiety-related behaviours, cortisol, and monoamines in adult zebrafish. Behavioral Neuroscience, 131, 492-504.
• Facciol, A., Tsang, B., Gerlai, R. (2019). Alcohol exposure during embryonic development: An opportunity to conduct systematic developmental time course analysis in zebrafish. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 98, 185-193.
• Facciol, A., Iqbal, M., Eada, A., Tran, S., Gerlai, R. (2018). The light-dark task in zebrafish confuses two distinct factors: Interaction between background shade and illumination level preference. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 179, 9-21.
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