Sarah Honeycutt

Sarah Honeycutt.

Predoctoral Fellow

Behavioral Neuroscience

Contact Information

B81, Park Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-0262

Primary Research Areas

Behavioral Neuroscience and Pharmacology; examining the behavioral and neurophysiological mechanisms of nicotine-induced increases in drug-taking behaviors of opioids and alcohol in rats

Current Projects Publications

Current Projects

Examining the effects of adolescent nicotine exposure on context specific punishment of drug-seeking in adulthood. Employing Designer Receptors Exclusively Activated by Designer Drugs (DREADDs) to assess the specific involvement of neural projections from the insular cortex to the central amygdala on the degree of observed punishment-induced abstinence and cue-induced relapse. Additionally, the use of DREADDs to perturb neural projections involved with alcohol self-administration.