Selected Publications, Articles & Presentations

Publications:

  • Hanbury D.B, Kyle D., Edens, M., Fontenot B, Greer T.F., McCoy J.G., Watson, S.L. (2012). Handedness and lateralised tympanic membrane temperature in relation to approach-
    avoidance behaviour in Garnett’s Bushbaby (Otolemur garnettii). Laterality: Assymetries of Body, Brain & Cognition. (In Press).
  • Ramos Goyette, S. McCoy, J.G. Kennedy, A., Sullivan, M. (2012). Landmarks negate the sex difference on the judgment of line orientation task. Physiology & Behavior. 105(4): 1045-51.
  • Ward C.P., York K.M., McCoy J.G. (2012). Risk of obstructive sleep apnea lower in double reed wind musicians. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 8(3):251-255.
  • McKenna J.T., Christie M.A., Jeffrey B.A., McCoy J.G., Lee E., Connolly N.P., Ward C.P., Strecker R.E. (2012). Chronic ramelteon treatment in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Archives Italiennes de Biologie. 150:5-14.
  • McCoy J.G., Strecker, R.E. (2011). The cognitive cost of sleep lost. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 96(4):564-82.
  • McCoy, J.G., McKenna, J.T., Connolly, N.P., Poeta, D.L., McCarley, R.W., & Strecker, R.E. (2010). One week of exposure to intermittent hypoxia impairs attentional set-shifting in
    rats. Behavioural Brain Research. 210(1):123-126.
  • Ward C.P.†, McCoy J.G.†, McKenna J.T., Connolly N.P., McCarley R.W., & Strecker R.E. (2009). Spatial learning and memory deficits following exposure to 24 h of sleep fragmentation or intermittent hypoxia in a rat model of obstructive sleep apnea. Brain Research. 1294:128-137.
    † Equivalent First Authors.
  • Watson, S.L., McCoy, J.G., Fontenot, M.B., Hanbury, D.B., & Ward, C.P. (2009). L-Tryptophan and correlates of self-injurious behavior in Garnett’s bushbaby. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences. 48(2):185-191.
  • McKenna, J.T., Cordeira, J.W., Christie, M.A., Tartar, J.L., McCoy, J.G., Lee, E., McCarley, R.W.,
    & Strecker, R.E. (2008). Assessing sleepiness in the rat: a multiple sleep latencies test compared to polysomnographic measures of sleepiness. Journal of Sleep Research, 17, 365-375.
  • McCoy, J.G., Tartar, J.L., Bebis, A.C., Ward, C.P.,McKenna, J.T., Baxter, M.G., McGaughy, J., & McCarley, R.W., Strecker, R.E. (2007). Experimental sleep fragmentation impairs
    attentional set-shifting in rats. Sleep, 30(1), 1248-1257

Presentations:

  • Ali M, Christie MA, Doucette M, Rennan R, Shifflet LB, Poeta DL, Kim Y, McCoy JG, Meerlo P,McCarley RW, Strecker RE. (November, 2011). The effect of chronic sleep restriction on long-term spatial reference memory in rats. Presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of
    the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Washington, D.C.
  • Kim Y, Ali M, Christie M, Shifflett LB, Meerlo P, McCoy JG. Chen L, Basheer R, McCarley RW, Strecker RE. (October, 2011). Chronic sleep restriction alters sleepiness, sleep amount, neurochemistry, and spatial memory in rats. Presented at the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Proctor A., McCoy JG, Kim Y. (November, 2011). The effects of chronic caffeine consumption on recovery sleep following chronic sleep restriction. Presented at the 21st Annual Conference of the NorthEast Under/graduate Research Organization for Neuroscience (NEURON) Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
  • Belanger L, Ali M, Christie M, Palmisano E, McCoy JG. (November, 2011). The effects of chronic caffeine consumption on recovery sleep following chronic sleep restriction. Presented at the 21st Annual Conference of NEURON. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
  • Ferrarini M, McKenna JT, McCoy JG, Strecker RE, McCarley RW (November, 2011). Brainstem mechanisms of cortical arousals in obstructed sleep apnea. Presented at the 21st
    Annual Conference of NEURON. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
  • Palmisano E, Christie MA, McCoy JG, Strecker RE (November, 2011). A parametric analysis of ‘free’ water availability on the rat-psychomotor vigilance test. Presented at the 21st Annual Conference of NEURON. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
  • Brennan R, Christie MA, Strecker RE, McCoy JG. (November, 2010). Effects of chronic sleep restriction on spatial learning and memory in Long Evans rats. Presented at the 18th Annual Conference of NEURON. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
  • Sylvia K, McCoy JG, Kim Y. (November 2010). Prolonged effects of caffeine intake on sleep. Presented at the 18th Annual Conference of NEURON. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
  • McKenna JR, Abarr KK, McCoy JG, Winston S, Yanagawa Y, Strecker RE, McCarley RW, Brown RE (November 2010). Regulation of REM sleep by GABAergic brainstemmodulation. Presented at the 18th Annual Conference of NEURON. Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT.
  • Ward CP, Christie MA, Poeta DL, McCoy JG, Miller TW; Schaar K (June, 2010).
    Spatial strategies utilized by sleep deprived rats. Presented at the 24th
    Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Poeta DL, Christie MA, Kim Y, McCarley RW, Strecker RE, McCoy JG (June, 2010). Effects of chronic sleep restriction on spatial learning and memory in rats. Presented at the 24th
    Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Rigby MS, McKenna JR, McCoy JG, Yanagawa Y, McCarley RW, Brown RE
    (November, 2009). Brainstem Regions Involved in the Control of Theta Rhythm: Innervations of the Medial Mammillary Body. Presented at the 17th Annual Conference of NEURON.
    Boston Latin School, Boston, MA.
  • Poeta DL, Christie MA, Strecker RE, McCoy JG. (November, 2009). The effects of sleep deprivation on spatial learning and memory in Sprague-Dawley rats. Presented at the 17th Annual Conference of NEURON. Boston Latin School, Boston, MA.
  • Scalisi KB, Kim Y, Strecker RE, McCoy JG. (November, 2009). Co-expression of beta-Adrenergic Receptor and c-Fos in the Rat Brain During Chronic Sleep Restriction. Presented at the 17th Annual Conference of NEURON. Boston Latin School, MA.
  • McCoy JG, Strecker, RE. (November, 2009). Small College - Large Research InstitutPartnerships: Challenges and Benefits. Presented at the 17th Annual Conference of NEURON. Boston Latin School, Boston, MA.
  • McKenna JT, Cordeira J, Tartar JL, McCoy JG, Lee E, McCarley RW, Strecker RE (October, 2007). A novel rodent multiple sleep latency test outperforms polysomnographic measures of sleepiness. Presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the SfN, San Diego, CA.
  • McCoy JG,Ward CP, Connolly NL,Tartar JL, Brown R, McKenna JT, McCarley RW, Strecker RE. (September, 2007). A comparison of the cognitive effects of experimental sleep fragmentation and intermittent hypoxia in rats. Presented at the 5th World Congress of the World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
  • McCoy JG, Ward CP, McKenna JT, Connolly N, McCarley RW, Strecker RE (June, 2007). Effects of experimental sleep fragmentation and intermittent hypoxia on water maze performance in rats. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, MN; Sleep 2007; 29 (suppl).
  • McKenna JT, Cordeira J, Tartar JL, Ward CP, McCoy JG, Lee E, Thakkar MM, McCarley RW, Strecker RE. (June, 2007). Measurement of the propensity to sleep by means of a modified rodent multiple sleep latency test. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Minneapolis, MN.