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April 8th, 2022

Brandon Arnold is a Fulbright Scholar!

RAD Lab RA, Brandon Arnold, has received the Fulbright Scholarship to complete a project in Chile examining alcohol consumption in adolescents!

March 1, 2022

Kristen's first first-author paper!

Congrats to former undergraduate research assistant, Kristen Schuh on publishing the results of her senior honors thesis!

September 20, 2021

R21 grant funded!

We are thrilled to continue working on a collaborative, and now funded, project with Dr. Jennifer Quinn studying the impact of infant trauma on alcohol drinking!

May 05, 2021

Sean defends his comprehensive exam

Congrats to Sean on completing a thorough review of the neural mechanisms of opioid withdrawal!

April 26, 2021

New review from the lab

Interested in studying sex differences in addiction? We provide a review and practical advice here!

April 01, 2021

New RAD Lab publication!

Read about our work examining medium spiny neuron contributions to aversion-resistant alcohol drinking.

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Congratulations Elizabeth!

December 01, 2020

Elizabeth has received a prestigious DSPAN F99/K00 from NINDS! This grant funds the remainder of her predoctoral work and 4 years of postdoctoral studies. We are SO PROUD!

Read about our work developing a model of aversion-resistant fentanyl seeking

November 23, 2020

Sean's first publication describes a mouse model of oral fentanyl seeking that is resistant to punishment. 

Sean Monroe, MA!

September 29, 2020

We are happy to announce Sean passed his master's defense with flying colors! His project is titled "The Role of the Rostromedial Tegmental Nucleus in Aversion to Opioid Withdrawal."

We are funded!

September 09, 2020

We are excited to begin work on our recently awarded NIH R15 grant: Analysis of subcortical networks that promote aversion-resistant alcohol drinking.

Brandon Arnold wins multiple awards!

August 03, 2020

Congratulations to undergraduate Brandon Arnold for receiving two prestigious university awards, the Provost's Student Academic Achievement Award and the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Scholarship!

Elizabeth passes her comprehensive exam!

June 30, 2020

Big congrats to Elizabeth for passing her comprehensive exam this afternoon! And she did it with a mask on!

New RAD Lab publication on sex differences in alcohol seeking

May 29, 2020

Further evidence that female mice are more vulnerable to compulsive-like alcohol drinking than males. Read Increased Responding for Alcohol and Resistance to Aversion in Female Mice

Our first collaborative publication with Dr. Quinn's lab!

October 27, 2019

Check out our publication examining early life stress and sex effects on alcohol drinking in rats! Additive influences of acute early life stress and sex on vulnerability for aversion‐resistant alcohol drinking

Society for Neuroscience meeting 2020

October 20, 2019

RAD Lab was well-represented at SFN this year. Congrats to Sean, Kristen, and Annemarie on their presentations!

Congrats to Elizabeth!

July 12, 2019

Elizabeth successfully defended her master's thesis: Contributions of D1 vs. D2 receptor-expressing neurons in the nucleus accumbens core to compulsive-like alcohol consumption

Kristen Schuh named a CAS Dean's Scholar!

May 03, 2019

Kristen's hard work has been recognized with a College of Arts and Science Dean's Scholarship. The award funds her research project for the coming year. Kristen also won an APA Division 28 Undergraduate Scholarship this year! Way to go, Kristen!

Another successfull Science Week at Miami!

May 27, 2019

BNS grad students have developed an awesome outreach program!

Undergraduate Research Forum 2019

April 24, 2019

Congrats to the 8 undergraduate who presented original research at this year's Undergraduate Research Forum!

Midwest Psychological Association Conference presentations

April 11, 2019

Sean presented a poster and Elizabeth gave a talk at this year's MPA conference in Chicago, IL. Way to go!

Three Undergraduate Summer Scholar Awards for RAD Lab!

February 26, 2019

Congrats to Annemarie Thomas, Kristen Schuh, and Brandon Arnold whose Undergraduate Summer Scholars proposals were funded! We are excited to get their projects rolling this summer!​

New research on DA in behavioral flexibility

February 04, 2019

New research into mechanisms of OCD

December 26, 2018

New lab publication!

November 16, 2018

Congrats to Elizabeth and Robert on the publication of their work modeling aversion-resistant alcohol drinking in mice in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research: "Sex differences in binge-like and aversion-resistant alcohol drinking in C57BL/6J mice".


November 09, 2018

Elizabeth and Sean presented posters at Miami's Graduate Research Forum. Congrats to Elizabeth for winning a poster presentation award!

Society for Neuroscience meeting 2019

November 04, 2018

Hope you didn't miss Elizabeth's poster presentation at the Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego!

New research from Dr. Radke!

September 15, 2018

Check out our new publication in the European Journal of Neuroscience: Contributions of nucleus accumbens dopamine to cognitive flexibility.

NR2A study featured!

July 31, 2018

A write up of Dr. Radke's new research on the NIH Intramural Research Program Blog.

New published research!

June 29, 2018

Check out our new publication on NMDAR involvement in dependence-like ethanol drinking in Behavioral Brain Research: NMDA receptor GluN2A subunit deletion protects against dependence-like ethanol drinking.

Behavioral Neuroscience participates in Science Week

May 22, 2018

We had fun teaching 4th graders about brains and neurons!

Congrats to Olivia!

May 04, 2018

Olivia Ramsey has been named a 2018-2019 College of Arts and Science Dean's Scholar!

BNS research featured by Miami Campus News

May 03, 2018

Isabel Held's and Katherine Rodriguez's projects on alcohol drinking were featured on Miami's Health and Wellness website.  Click the photo to read more!

Undergraduate Research Forum

April 27, 2018

The lab was proud to present 5 posters at this year's undergraduate research forum!

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