Joshua M Gulley

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Contact Information

515 Psychology Building


B.S. in Psychology, University of Iowa

Ph.D. in Neural Science and Psychology, Indiana University-Bloomington 



NIH R21 DA045175-01A1 “Mechanisms of metabolic and cognitive dysregulation after combined alcohol and THC use” (PI's: Gulley and Liang)  

RB17146 (UIUC Campus Research Board) “Changes in dopamine/glutamate receptor interactions as a potential mechanism of heightened relapse risk in adolescent-onset methamphetamine users” (PI: Gulley)


Courses Taught

PSYC 210: Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience

PSYC 413:  Psychopharmacology

PSYC 492: Undergraduate Capstone Research

PSYC 593 (seminar): Behavioral Neuroscience of Drug Addiction

PSYC 593 (seminar): Behavioral Neuroscience of Adolescence

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Psychology
Affiliate, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Director, Illinois Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC), Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Recent Publications

Hammerslag, L. R., Belagodu, A. P., Aladesuyi Arogundade, O. A., Karountzos, A. G., Guo, Q., Galvez, R., ... Gulley, J. M. (2019). Adolescent impulsivity as a sex-dependent and subtype-dependent predictor of impulsivity, alcohol drinking and dopamine D 2 receptor expression in adult rats Addiction Biology, 24(2), 193-205.

Hankosky, E. R., Westbrook, S. R., Haake, R. M., Willing, J., Raetzman, L. T., Juraska, J. M., & Gulley, J. M. (2018). Age- and sex-dependent effects of methamphetamine on cognitive flexibility and 5-HT 2C receptor localization in the orbitofrontal cortex of Sprague-Dawley rats Behavioural Brain Research, 349, 16-24.

Hankosky, E. R., Westbrook, S. R., Haake, R. M., Marinelli, M., & Gulley, J. M. (2018). Reduced sensitivity to reinforcement in adolescent compared to adult Sprague-Dawley rats of both sexes. Psychopharmacology, 235(3), 861-871.

Kang, S., Cox, C. L., & Gulley, J. M. (2018). High frequency stimulation-induced plasticity in the prelimbic cortex of rats emerges during adolescent development and is associated with an increase in dopamine receptor function. Neuropharmacology, 141, 158-166.

Sherrill, L. K., & Gulley, J. M. (2018). Effects of amphetamine exposure during adolescence on behavior and prelimbic cortex neuron activity in adulthood. Brain Research, 1694, 111-120.

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