EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut

M.A. in Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut

B.A. in Psychology, concentration in Neuroscience
Department of Psychology, Colby College


POSITIONS & EMPLOYMENT

2015 - Present
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Developmental Neuropsychobiology Lab, Northeastern University

2016 - Present
Part-Time Lecturer (Instructor of Record)
Department of Psychology, Northeastern University

2016 - 2017
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology, MCPHS University

2010 - 2015
Graduate Teaching Assistant & Course Assistant
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut

2013 - 2015
Instructor of Record
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut

2013 - 2015
Graduate Research Assistant: PhD Dissertation Research
Department of Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience Division), University of Connecticut

2012 - 2014
Coordinator of Graduate Teaching Assistants
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut

2010 - 2013
Graduate Research Assistant: MA Thesis Research
Department of Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience Division), University of Connecticut

2007 - 2010
Research Assistant: Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory
Department of Psychology, Colby College

2009 - 2010
Lab Manager: Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory
Department of Psychology, Colby College


INDEPENDENT RESEARCH FUNDING

2018 - 2020
Principal Investigator: NARSAD Young Investigator Award (BBRF)
Sex-specific alterations in task-based functional connectivity following early life stress ($70,000)


PUBLICATIONS

*indicates undergraduate contributor
former name: J.A. Corriveau

Honeycutt JA, *Demaestri C, *Peterzell S, Silveri MM, Cai X, Kulkarni P, Cunningham MG, Ferris CF, Brenhouse HC (Under Revision). Too much, too young? Altered corticolimbic axonal innervation and resting state functional connectivity suggests sex-dependent outcomes in a rat model of early life adversity.
Preprint DOI: https://doi.org/10.1101/700666

Gildawie KR, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC (Under Revision). Maternal separation-induced effects on the formation of perineuronal nets surrounding parvalbumin-expressing interneurons in the rat prefrontal cortex and basolateral amygdala of male and female rats.

Kulkarni P, Grant S, Morrison TR, Cai X, Trivedi M, Iriah S, Kristal BS, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC, Hartner JC, Madularu D, Ferris CF (Under Review). Magnetic resonance imaging of sex differences in the human ApoE Epsilon 4 knock-in rat model of Alzheimer’s Disease: Evidence of antagonist pleiotropy in females.

*Coley EJL, Demaestri C, Ganguly P, Honeycutt JA, *Peterzell S, Rose N, Ahmed N, Holschbach M, Trivedi M, Brenhouse
HC (2019). Cross-generational transmission of early life stress effects on HPA regulators and Bdnf are mediated by sex, lineage, and upbringing. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 13:101.

Ganguly P, Honeycutt JA, *Rowe J, *Demaestri C, Brenhouse HC (2019). Effects of early life stress on cocaine conditioning and AMPA receptor composition are sex-specific and driven by TNF. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 78, 41-51.

*Demaestri C, Brenhouse HC, Honeycutt JA (2019). 22kHz and 55 kHz ultrasonic vocalizations differentially influence neural and behavioral outcomes: Implications for modeling anxiety via auditory stimuli in the rat. Behavioural Brain Research, 360, 134-145.
Preprint DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/395772

Honeycutt JA, Chrobak JJ (2018). Parvalbumin loss following chronic sub-anesthetic NMDA antagonist treatment is age-dependent in the hippocampus: Implications for modeling NMDA hypofunction. Neuroscience, 393, 73-82.
Preprint DOI: https://doi.org/10.1101/399188

Sinkevicius KW, Kulkarni P, Morrison T, Caffrey Cagliostro MK, Malmberg S, Sabrick J, Honeycutt JA, Trivedi M, Askew K, Ferris CF (2018). RNaseT2 knockout rats exhibit hippocampal neuropathology and deficits in memory. Disease Models & Mechanisms, 11, 1-12.

Honeycutt JA, *Nguyen J, Kentner A, Brenhouse HC (2017). Effects of water bottle materials and filtration on Bisphenol-A content in laboratory animal drinking water. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 56(3), 1-4.

Grassi-Oliveira R, Honeycutt JA, Holland F, Ganguly P, Brenhouse HC (2016). Cognitive impairment effects of early life stress in adolescents can be predicted with early biomarkers: Impacts of sex, experience, and cytokines. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 71, 19-30.

Honeycutt JA, *Keary KM, *Kania VM, Chrobak JJ (2016). Parvalbumin is differentially impacted across development in the rat: Evidence for age-related decreases in hippocampal calcium-binding protein expression. Developmental Neuroscience, 38(2), 105-114.

McCall N, Mahadevia D, Corriveau JA, Glenn MJ (2015). Adult emotionality and neural plasticity as a function of adolescent choline supplementation in male rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 132, 125-135.

Coane JH, Sanchez-Gutierrez C, Stillman CM, Corriveau JA (2014). False memory for idiomatic expressions in younger and older adults: evidence for indirect activation of figurative meanings. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:764

Corriveau JA, Glenn MJ (2012). Postnatal choline levels mediate cognitive deficits in a rat model of schizophrenia. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 103, 60-68.


SELECTED CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

*indicates undergraduate contributor
former name: J.A. Corriveau

Honeycutt JA, Granata LE, Demaestri C, Kulkarni PP, Ferris CF, Brenhouse HC (2019). Ultrasonic vocalizations as a means of inducing anxiety via potential threat exposure: Evidence from behavioral, neural, and fMRI analyses in the rat. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL

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Soares AR, Gildawie KR, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC (2019). Developmentally-dependent effects of maternal separation in oxidative stress accumulation in parvalbumin neurons of male and female rats. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL

Granata LE, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC (2019). Sex-specific effects of maternal separation on sonographic structure and acoustic properties of juvenile rat ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs). Organization for the Study of Sex Differences Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Gildawie KR, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC (2019). Maternal separation leads to sex-specific alterations in the formation of perineuronal nets around parvalbumin-expressing interneurons in the developing rat prefrontal cortex and basolateral amygdala. Organization for the Study of Sex Differences Meeting, Washington, D.C.

*Shaheed HB, Demaestri C, Brenhouse HC, Honeycutt JA (2019). A picture’s worth a thousand words, but a sound can make you anxious: Ultrasonic vocalization playback differentially influences neural and behavioral outcomes in a rat model of anxiety. NEURON Conference, Quinnipiac University, North Haven, CT

*Soares A, Gildawie KR, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC (2019). Developmental effects of maternal separation on oxidative stress accumulation in fast-spiking parvalbumin neurons in prefrontal cortex of male and female rats. NEURON Conference, Quinnipiac University, North Haven, CT

Honeycutt JA
, *Demaestri C, Cai X, *Mehta R, Kulkarni PP, Ferris CF, Brenhouse HC (2018). Altered corticolimbic connectivity in a rat model of early adversity: Evidence from fMRI and neuroanatomical tracing suggests sex-dependent effects of early experiences. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA

Ganguly P, Honeycutt JA, *Rowe J, *Ryll L, *Demaestri C, Brenhouse HC (2018). Effects of early life stress on AMPA receptor composition and cocaine conditioned place preference are sex-specific and driven by TNF. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA

Gildawie KR, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC (2018). Early life stress leads to sex-specific alterations in the formation of perineuronal nets around parvalbumin-expressing interneurons in the developing rat prefrontal cortex. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA

Honeycutt JA, *Demaestri C, Cai X, *Mehta R, Kulkarni PP, Ferris CF, Brenhouse HC (2018). Altered corticolimbic connectivity across development in a rat model of early adversity: Evidence from fMRI and neuroanatomical tracing suggest sex-dependent effects of early experience. International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, San Diego, CA

Gildawie KR, Honeycutt JA, Brenhouse HC (2018). Early life stress leads to sex-specific alterations in the formation of perineuronal nets around parvalbumin-expressing interneurons in the developing rat prefrontal cortex. International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, San Diego, CA

Honeycutt JA, *Demaestri C, *Peterzell S, Brenhouse HC (2017). Early life adversity and precocial maturation: Sex-specific changes in basolateral amygdala-derived innervation of the prefrontal cortex. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C. 

Honeycutt JA, *Demaestri C, *Peterzell S, Brenhouse HC (2017). Early life adversity and precocial maturation: Sex-specific changes in basolateral amygdala-derived innervation of the prefrontal cortex. Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience SfN Social Poster Session, Washington, D.C. 

Gildawie KR, *Goff SA, *Rowe-Hill JR, Honeycutt JA, Ganguly P, Thompson V, Brenhouse HC (2017). Alterations in developmental microglia morphology and pro-inflammatory cytokine release resulting from early life stress and lipopolysaccharide injection in rats. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

Honeycutt JA, *Demaestri C, *Peterzell S, Brenhouse HC (2017). Early life stress leads to precocial corticolimbic circuit maturation. Boston Area Neuroscience Group SfN Chapter Meeting, Boston, MA

Ganguly P, Honeycutt JA, *Rowe-Hill JR, *Demaestri C, Brenhouse HC (2017). Sex-specific effects on potential TNF-α derived changes in GluA2-containing AMPARs after early life stress. Organization for the Study of Sex Differences, Montreal, Canada

Kulkarni PP, Honeycutt JA, Trivedi MS, Brenhouse HC, Nedelman M, Gamber K, Ferris CF (2016). APOE ε-4 knock-in rat model of Alzheimer’s Disease – sex differences in cognitive behavior and gray matter microarchitecture: Insights on the neuropathology of disease progression using MRI. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA

Honeycutt JA, Holland FH, Ganguly P, Grassi-Oliveira R, Brenhouse HC (2016). Early adolescent biomarkers and neuronal expression of parvalbumin are predictive of cognitive dysfunction. Neurobiology of Stress Workshop, Irvine, CA

Honeycutt JA, *Keary KM, *Kania VM, *Chaluparambil MM, Chrobak JJ (2015). Chronic  ketamine administration differentially alters parvalbumin expression as a function of age and time of sacrifice: Evidence for dynamic protein expression. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL

Corriveau JA, *McMahon C, Chrobak JJ (2014). Impact of age and chronic ketamine treatment on parvalbumin expression in rats: Evidence for variation in protein expression. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

Corriveau JA, *Purohit P, Chrobak JJ (2013). Age-related distribution of parvalbumin-expressing GABAergic interneurons within the rat hippocampus and surrounding cortices. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA

Chrobak JJ, Chen C-M, Long LL, Corriveau JA (2013). Yesterday, four hours, thirty and five minutes ago: competition between spatial memories in the rat and the effects of acute and chronic ketamine. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA

Glenn MJ, Corriveau JA, *St. Laurent R, *Helm SR (2013). Dietary intervention with the essential nutrient choline in rat models of schizophrenia. Society for Neuroscience Conference, San Diego, CA

Corriveau JA, *Carmona VE, *LaRossa C, Chen C-M, Chrobak JJ (2012). Predicting error type: Temporal and pharmacological manipulations of proactive interference in a delayed match-to-sample radial water maze task. Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA

Corriveau JA, Hinman JR, *LaRossa C, Salamone JD, Chrobak JJ (2011). “Episodic” memory in the rat: The short and long term retention of a trial-unique conditional discrimination following NMDA antagonist treatment. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

Corriveau JA, Glenn MJ (2010). Attenuation of cognitive deficits with adolescent choline supplementation in a rat model of schizophrenia. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA  

Saporta AN, Corriveau JA, Mahadevia D, Glenn MJ (2010). Efficacy of imipramine and prenatal choline supplementation to combat behavioral despair in adult female rats as a function of prenatal stress levels. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA

Corriveau JA, Glenn MJ (2009). Past availability of dietary choline modulate subsequent choline intake and adult choline levels mediate athe anxiolytic effects of enrichment. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Bar Harbor, ME

Corriveau JA, Glenn MJ (2009). Preventing severe psychosis: Anti-schizophrenic properties of supplemental choline in a rat model of schizophrenia. Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL. FUN Session. 

Sánchez-Gutiérrez C, Stillman CM, Corriveau JA, Coane JH (2009). Go with the flow: Semantic interference in episodic recognition of idioms. 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA


INVITED TALKS & SELECTED SYMPOSIA/COLLOQUIA (past 5yrs)

2019:
-Conference on Affective Modeling - Invited Speaker, International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany
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Northeastern Undergraduate Researchers of Neuroscience (NEURONs) Meeting - Invited Speaker, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
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Western New England University Department of Neuroscience - Invited Seminar, Springfield, MA
-Quinnipiac University Department of Psychology - Invited Seminar, North Haven, CT

2018:
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University of North Texas Department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience Seminar Series - Invited Speaker, Fort Worth, TX
-Elizabethtown College Department of Psychology - Invited Seminar, Elizabethtown, PA
-Northeastern University Nu Rho Psy Meeting - Invited Speaker, Boston, MA
-Organization for the Study of Sex Differences Meeting - Symposium Speaker: “Neurocircuitry and neuroplasticity over the lifespan”, Atlanta, GA
-Brookline High School Neuroscience Club - Invited Speaker, Boston, MA
-Williams College Department of Psychology - Invited Seminar, Williamstown, MA

2017:
-International Society for Developmental Psychobiology - Symposium Speaker: “Nevertheless, she persisted: Successful female postdocs studying early life adversity”, Washington, DC
-Boston International High School - Invited Speaker, Dorchester, MA
-Nashua High School North Science Honor Society - Keynote Speaker, Nashua, NH
-Northeastern Undergraduate Researchers of Neuroscience (NEURONs) Meeting - Invited Speaker, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

2016:
-Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting - Nanosymposium Speaker, San Diego, CA
-Colby College Department of Psychology Colloquium Series - Invited Speaker, Waterville, ME

2015:
-Ithaca College Department of Psychology - Invited Seminar, Ithaca, NY
-Nashua High School North School Biology Program - Invited Speaker, Nashua, NH
-Developmental Neuropsychobiology Lab - Invited Speaker, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA


TEACHING: COURSES TAUGHT

Northeastern University
Biological Psychology (2016, 2019)
Clinical Neuroscience (2018)
The Art of Neuroscience (Independent Study, 2018)
Undergraduate Teaching Experience (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Learning & Motivation (2019, 2020)
Brain, Behavior, and Immunity (Guest Lecture)
Clinical Neuroscience Proseminar Graduate Course (Guest Lecture)
Ethics & Professional Issues Graduate Course (Guest Lecture)

MCPHS University
Introduction to Psychology (2016, 2017)

University of Connecticut
Physiological Psychology (2015)
Introduction to Psychology (2013-2015)
Introduction to Psychology Laboratory (2010-2014)
Introduction to Psychology Honors Laboratory (2011-2012)


AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

Leadership Development Program, Society for Neuroscience (2019-2020)
Trainee Professional Development Award,
Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL (2019)
Travel Award
, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology Meeting, San Deigo, CA (2018)
Travel Award, Organization for the Study of Sex Differences Meeting, Atlanta, GA (2018)
Symposia Travel Award, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Washington DC (2017)
Travel Award, Neurobiology of Stress Workshop, Irvine, CA (2016)
Institute of Teaching & Learning Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching AwardUniversity of Connecticut (2015)
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Connecticut (2015)
Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Connecticut (2010 – 2015) 
APA 2014 Dissertation Research Award Recipient, American Psychological Association (2014)
Neuroscience Fellowship, University of Connecticut (2012 – 2014) 
Summer Special Projects Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Connecticut (2010 – 2014)
Advanced Doctoral Summer Fellowship, University of Connecticut (2012)
Edward Colgan Prize in Psychology, Colby College (2010)
Research Scholars Program for Underrepresented Groups in the Sciences, Colby College (2009 – 2010) 
Psi Chi National Honor Society, Colby College (2007 – 2010)
Dean of Faculty Award for Student Special Projects, Colby College (2009)
 


LEADERSHIP & SERVICE

Council Member, Boston Area Neuroscience Group (SfN Chapter) (2017 – Present)
Skype a Scientist Program (2017 – Present)
Reviewer: Undergraduate Travel Award Committee, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience  (2018)
Judge: Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo, Northeastern University (2018)
PLOS Blog #SfN15 Twitter Contributor (2015)
American Psychological Association Member (2014 – 2015)
Representative (BNS), Graduate Student Advisory Committee, University of Connecticut (2011 – 2013)
President, BRIDGE (LGBTQ+ Organization), Colby College (2009 – 2010)
Colby Emerging Leaders Program (2007)


AD-HOC REVIEWER

Behavioural Brain Research
Brain Research
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
European Neuropsychopharmacology
Hormones and Behavior
Molecular Psychiatry
Neuroscience
Nutritional Neuroscience
Pharmacological Reports
Physiology & Behavior
Psychoneuroendocrinology
Psychopharmacology
Stress
Translational Issues in Psychological Science


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

Society for Neuroscience
Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience
International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
Organization for the Study of Sex Differences
Boston Area Neuroscience Group (Council Member; SfN Local Chapter)
The Science and Entertainment Exchange

 


*Please contact me for a complete copy of my Curriculum Vitae including mentoring activities.