Lauren Long


Program: Behavioral Neuroscience
Advisor: Dr. James J.  Chrobak
Anticipated Graduation: 2016
Education: M.A. Psychology, UConn, 2012B.A. Psychology, UConn, 2010
Research Interests: Temporal coordination by oscillations, neural circuit dynamics, septotemporal functional differentiation
Representative Publications:
  • Long LL, Bunce JG, Chrobak JJ (2015) Theta variation and spatiotemporal scaling along the septotemporal axis of the hippocampus. Front. Syst. Neurosci. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2015.00037.


  • Long LL, Hinman JR, Chen C-M, Stevenson IH, Read HL, Escabi MA, Chrobak JJ (2014) Novel acoustic stimuli can alter locomotor speed to hippocampal theta relationship. Hippocampus. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22308.


  • Long LL, Hinman JR, Chen C-M, Escabi MA, Chrobak JJ (2014) Theta dynamics in rat: speed and acceleration across the septotemporal axis. PloS one. 19;9(5):e97987. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097987. eCollection 2014.


  • Penley SC, Hinman JR, Long LL, Markus EJ, Escabi MA, Chrobak JJ (2013) Novel space alters theta and gamma synchrony across the longitudinal axis of the hippocampus. Front Syst Neurosci doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2013.00020


  • Hinman JR, Penley SC, Long LL, Escabi MA, Chrobak JJ (2011) Septotemporal variation in dynamics of theta: speed and habituation. J Neurophysiol 105: 2675-86.


  • Salamone JD, Podurgiel SJ, Long LL, Nunes EJ, Correa M. Dopamine/adenosine interactions related to tremor in animal models of Parkinsonism. In M. Morelli, N. Simola, J. Wardas (ed.) The Adenosinergic system – a non-dopaminergic target in Parkinson’s disease (2015).


  • Long LL, Podurgiel SJ, Haque A, Errante, EL, Chrobak JJ, Salamone JD (in review) Subthalamic and cortical local field potentials associated with pilocarpine-induced oral tremor.