Ryan Bachtell, Assistant Professor
Associate Professor • Publications
Institute for Behavioral Genetics • Psychology & Neuroscience

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado Boulder
345 UCB
Boulder, CO 8030-0447

Professor Bachtell's research focuses on the neurobiology and neurogenetics of drug addiction utilizing behavioral models of addiction such as drug self-administration, place conditioning, drug sensitivity paradigms. Currently, his lab is interested in the predictive role of dopamine D2 receptor function in psychostimulant sensitivity, reward, and relapse.

Other program affiliations: Behavioral Neuroscience