Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy

Lecturer of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University 2008

  • B.A., University of Colorado - Boulder 2001


Student experiences and identity

Murphy, Karen L., et al. “A regulatory domain in the N terminus of tryptophan hydroxylase 2 controls enzyme expression.J Biol Chem, vol. 283, no. 19, May 2008, pp. 13216–24. Pubmed, doi:10.1074/jbc.M706749200. Full Text

Salahpour, Ali, et al. “Increased amphetamine-induced hyperactivity and reward in mice overexpressing the dopamine transporter.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 105, no. 11, Mar. 2008, pp. 4405–10. Pubmed, doi:10.1073/pnas.0707646105. Full Text

Salminen, Outi, et al. “Subunit composition and pharmacology of two classes of striatal presynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors mediating dopamine release in mice.Molecular Pharmacology, vol. 65, no. 6, June 2004, pp. 1526–35. Epmc, doi:10.1124/mol.65.6.1526. Full Text

Grady, Sharon R., et al. “Characterization of nicotinic agonist-induced [(3)H]dopamine release from synaptosomes prepared from four mouse brain regions.The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol. 301, no. 2, May 2002, pp. 651–60. Epmc, doi:10.1124/jpet.301.2.651. Full Text

Selected Grants

CUE: Collaborative Research: Effective Peer Teaching Across Computing Pathways awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2021