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Thomas Borowski (Pitzer College)
Coordinator, Intercollegiate Neurosciences

Email:               thomas_borowski@pitzer.edu
Office:              Broad Hall 104
Phone:              909-607-3808
Office Hours:   MWF 1:30-2:30 PM

Courses Taught:

NEUR 95 Foundations of Neuroscience
PSYC 111 Physiological Psychology
PSYC 148 Neuropharmacology & Behavior
PSYC 101 Brain & Behavior

Educational Background:

B.A(Hons) University of Winnipeg
M.A.  University of Saskatchewan
Ph.D.  University of Saskatchewan

Research Interests:

Neuropharmacology
Behavioral Sensitization
Neurobiology of Learning & Memory

Selected Publications:

Borowski, T.B. and Berger, S.P. (2006).  The acetylcholinesterase inhibitor tacrine blocks cocaine self-administration in rats: A novel pharmacotherapy for the treatment of cocaine addiction.  Manuscript submitted.

Borowski, T.B., Segar, T, and Berger, S.P. (2006).  MK-801 blocks the development of behavioral sensitization to cocaine when administered before but not after a single induction dose of cocaine:  Comparison to haloperidol, SCH 23390 and the protein synthesis inhibitor cyclohexamide.  Manuscript submitted.

Hayley, S., Borowski, T., Merali, Z and Anisman, H. (2001).  Central monoamine activity in genetically distinct strains of mice following a psychogenic stressor: Effects of predator exposure.  Brain Research, 292, 293-300.

Anisman, H., Hayley, S., Kelly, O., Borowski, T., and Merali, Z. (2001).  Psychogenic, neurogenic and systemic stressor effects on plasma corticosterone and behaviors: Mouse strain- dependent outcomes.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 115, 443-454.