Undergraduate Murray State University (1984)
Graduate School University of Kentucky (1986)
Graduate School SUNY at Stony Brook (1994)

Research Interest

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Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

p39, the Primary Activator for Cyclin-dependent Kinase 5 (Cdk5) in Oligodendroglia, Is Essential for Oligodendroglia Differentiation and Myelin Repair.
Bankston AN, Li W, Zhang H, Ku L, Liu G, Papa F, Zhao L, Bibb JA, Cambi F, Tiwari-Woodruff SK, Feng Y J. Biol. Chem. 2013 Jun 288 25 18047-57
Cyclin dependent kinase 5 is required for the normal development of oligodendrocytes and myelin formation.
Yang Y, Wang H, Zhang J, Luo F, Herrup K, Bibb JA, Lu R, Miller RH Dev. Biol. 2013 Apr
A mutation in CLOCK leads to altered dopamine receptor function.
Spencer S, Torres-Altoro MI, Falcon E, Arey R, Marvin M, Goldberg M, Bibb JA, McClung CA Journal of neurochemistry 2012 Jul
Phosphodiesterase 4 inhibition enhances the dopamine D1 receptor/PKA/DARPP-32 signaling cascade in frontal cortex.
Kuroiwa M, Snyder GL, Shuto T, Fukuda A, Yanagawa Y, Benavides DR, Nairn AC, Bibb JA, Greengard P, Nishi A Psychopharmacology (Berl.) 2012 Feb 219 4 1065-79
Is CREB the angry bird that releases memory in Alzheimer's?
Wang A, Bibb JA Neuropsychopharmacology 2011 Oct 36 11 2153-4
Striatal signal transduction and drug addiction.
Philibin SD, Hernandez A, Self DW, Bibb JA Front Neuroanat 2011 5 60
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity phenotype in mice lacking the cyclin-dependent kinase 5 cofactor p35.
Drerup JM, Hayashi K, Cui H, Mettlach GL, Long MA, Marvin M, Sun X, Goldberg MS, Lutter M, Bibb JA Biol. Psychiatry 2010 Dec 68 12 1163-71
Cognition enhancement strategies.
Bibb JA, Mayford MR, Tsien JZ, Alberini CM J. Neurosci. 2010 Nov 30 45 14987-92
Striatal dysregulation of Cdk5 alters locomotor responses to cocaine, motor learning, and dendritic morphology.
Meyer DA, Richer E, Benkovic SA, Hayashi K, Kansy JW, Hale CF, Moy LY, Kim Y, O'Callaghan JP, Tsai LH, Greengard P, Nairn AC, Cowan CW, Miller DB, Antich P, Bibb JA Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2008 Nov 105 47 18561-6
Cdk5 is essential for adult hippocampal neurogenesis.
Lagace DC, Benavides DR, Kansy JW, Mapelli M, Greengard P, Bibb JA, Eisch AJ Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2008 Nov 105 47 18567-71

Honors & Awards

  • President?s Research Council Distinguished Young Researcher Award
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2002)
  • Young Investigator Award from National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)
  • 1997-1998 Huntington's Disease Society of America Research Fellow
  • National Research Service Award Fellow
    National Institute of Health, Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institute of Health (1998)
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Award for Excellence in Research