Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Social Neuroscience Laboratory

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Brodkin Lab Representative Publications

Brodkin E.S., Goforth S.A., Keene A.H., Fossella J.A., Silver L.M.: "Identification of quantitative trait loci that affect aggressive behavior in mice." Journal of Neuroscience 22:1165-1170, 2002.


Brodkin E.S., Hagemann A., Nemetski S.M., Silver L.M.: "Social approach-avoidance behavior of inbred mouse strains towards DBA/2 mice." Brain Research 1002:151-157, 2004.


Sankoorikal G.M.V., Kaercher K.A., Boon C.J., Lee J.K., Brodkin E.S.: "A mouse model system for genetic analysis of sociability: C57BL/6J vs. BALB/cJ inbred mouse strains." Biological Psychiatry, 59:415-423, 2006.


Brodkin E.S.: "BALB/cJ mice: low sociability and other phenotypes that may be relevant to autism." Behavioural Brain Research (Special Issue: "Animal Models for Autism"), 176:53-65, 2007.


Gillihan S.J., Farah M.J., Sankoorikal G.M.V., Breland J., Brodkin E.S.: "Association between serotonin transporter genotype and extraversion." Psychiatric Genetics, 17:351-354, 2007.


Fairless A.H., Dow H.C., Toledo M.M., Malkus K.A., Edelmann M., Li H., Talbot K., Arnold S.E., Abel T., Brodkin E.S.: "Low sociability is associated with reduced size of the corpus callosum in the BALB/cJ inbred mouse strain." Brain Research, 1230:211-217, 2008.


Brodkin E.S.: "Social behavior phenotypes in fragile X syndrome, autism, and the Fmr1 knockout mouse: Theoretical comment on McNaughton et al. (2008)." Behavioral Neuroscience, 2008, 122:483-489.


Dow H.C., Kreibich A.S., Kaercher K.A., Sankoorikal G.M.V., Pauley E.D., Lohoff F.W., Ferraro T.N., Li H., Brodkin E.S.: "Genetic dissection of aggressive behavior in BALB/cJ and A/J mice." Genes, Brain and Behavior, 10:57-68, 2011.


Fairless A.H., Shah R.Y., Guthrie A.J., Li H., Brodkin E.S.:  “Deconstructing sociability, an autism-relevant phenotype, in mouse models.”  The Anatomical Record (Special Issue: “New Concepts in Developing Brain Disorders--Autism”), 294:1713-1725, 2011.


Fairless A.H., Dow H.C., Kreibich A.S., Torre M., Kuruvilla M., Gordon E., Morton E.A., Tan J., Berrettini W.H., Li H., Abel T., Brodkin E.S.:  “Sociability and brain development in BALB/cJ and C57BL/6J mice.”  Behavioural Brain Research 228:299-310, 2012.