Jerry Stitzel
Associate Professor
Integrative Physiology • Institute for Behavioral Genetics

Office: RL#4, Rm. 57
Fax: 303-492-8063

Research Interests

Education

  • 1984, B.A. Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 1992, Ph.D., Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Professional Experience

  • 1992-1994, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 1994-1999, Research Associate, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 1999-2003, Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Pharmacology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • 2004-2009, Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 2004-present, Faculty Fellow, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • 2009-present, Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Honors and Awards

  • 2001, Research Scholar Award, American Cancer Society.
  • 1992-1994, Postdoctoral Training Fellowship, Alcohol Research Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Recent Publications

  • Horton WJ, Gissel HJ, Saboy JE, Wright KP Jr, Stitzel JA. Melatonin administration alters nicotine preference consumption via signaling through high-affinity melatonin receptors. Psychopharmacology 232: 2519-30, 2015.
  • Kamens HM, Miyamoto J, Powers MS, Ro K, Soto M, Cox R, Stitzel JA, Ehringer MA. The β3 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor: modulation of gene expression and nicotine consumption. Neuropharmacology 99: 639-49, 2015.