PETER C. BRUNJES

Department of Psychology

Life Sciences Laboratories

102 Gilmer Hall Box 400400

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4400

Phone: 804-924-0687

E-Mail: brunjes@virginia.edu,

http://www.virginia.edu/~neurolab

FAX:†† 804-982-4766

 

Academic Background

1971-1974

Michigan State University

BS in Psychology,

Magna cum laude

1975-1979

Indiana University

PhD in Psychology

Development/Animal Behavior

1979-1980

University of Illinois

Postdoctoral Fellow

1980-

University of Virginia

Psychology Department:

1980-1986: Assistant Prof.

1986-1993: Associate Prof.

1993-: Professor of Psychology

2001- Commonwealth Professor

6/98-5/01:Department Chair

6/02-6/06:Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research

6/06:Associate Dean for the Sciences

Neuroscience Program:

1980- Member

1995-1998: Associate Director

Journal Publications

1.Alberts, J. R., & Brunjes, P. C.Ontogeny of thermal and olfactory determinants of huddling in the rat. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 92, 897-906, 1978. PMID: 730859

 

2. Brunjes, P. C., & Alberts, J. R.Olfactory stimulation induces filial preferences for huddling in rat pups.Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 93, 548-555, 1979. PMID: 479397

 

3. Brunjes, P. C., & Alberts, J. R.Precocious nasal chemosensitivity in hyperthyroid rat pups.Hormones and Behavior 14, 76-85, 1980. PMID: 7399423

 

4. Brunjes, P. C., & Alberts, J. R.Early auditory and visual function in normal and hyperthyroid rat pups.Behavioral and Neural Biology 31, 393-412, 1981. PMID: 7259708

 

5. Brunjes, P. C., Schwark, H. D., & Greenough, W. T.Olfactory granule cell development in normal and hyperthyroid rats.†† Developmental Brain Research 5, 149-159, 1982. PMID: 7139345

 

6. Brunjes, P. C.Olfactory bulb maturation in Acomys cahirinus:Is neural growth similar in precocial and altricial murids?Developmental Brain Research 8, 335-341, 1983. PMID: 6871728

 

7. McCarty, R., Kirby, R. F., & Brunjes, P. C.Neonatal hyperthyroidism: Effects on sympathetic nervous system responses of adult rats to acute stress.American Journal of Physiology 245, R95-R99, 1983. PMID: 6869580

 

8. Brunjes, P. C., & Borror, M. J.Unilateral odor deprivation: Differential effects due to time of onset.Brain Research Bulletin 11, 501-503, 1983. PMID: 6667380

 

9. Brunjes, P. C.A versatile and inexpensive planimeter system. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 8, 99-102, 1983. PMID: 6688281

 

10. Brunjes, P. C.Hippocampal maturation in the precocial murid rodent Acomys cahirinus.Brain, Behavior and Evolution 24, 58-74, 1984. PMID: 6713169

 

11. Brunjes, P. C.A stereological study of neocortical maturation in the precocial mouse Acomys cahirinus.Developmental Brain Research 19, 279-287, 1985. PMID: 3995352

 

12. Brunjes. P. C., Smith-Crafts, L. K, & McCarty, R.Unilateral odor deprivation: effects on the development of olfactory bulb catecholamines and behavior.Developmental Brain Research 22, 1-6, 1985. PMID: 4041912

 

13. Brunjes, P. C.Unilateral odor deprivation: Time course of changes in laminar volume.Brain Research Bulletin 14, 233-237, 1985. PMID: 3995366

 

14. Brunjes, P. C., & Frazier, L. L.Maturation and plasticity in the olfactory system of vertebrates.Brain Research Reviews 11, 1-45, 1986. PMID: 3518870

 

15. Cullinan, W. E., & Brunjes, P. C.Unilateral odor deprivation: Effects on the development of staining for olfactory bulb succinate dehydrogenase.Developmental Brain Research 35, 35-42, 1987. PMID: 2820549

 

16. Brunjes. P. C.Plasticity and precocity: Odor deprivation and brain development in the precocial mouse Acomys cahirinus.Neuroscience 24, 579-582, 1988. PMID: 3362353

 

17. Frazier, L. L., & Brunjes, P. C.Unilateral odor deprivation:Early postnatal changes in olfactory bulb cell density and number.Journal of Comparative Neurology 269, 355-370, 1988. PMID: 3372719

 

18. Farbman, A. I., Brunjes. P. C., Rentfro, L., Michas, J., and Ritz, S.The effect of unilateral naris occlusion on cell dynamics in the developing rat olfactory epithelium.Journal of Neuroscience 8, 3290-3295, 1988. PMID: 2459323

 

19. Croul-Ottman, C. and Brunjes, P. C.NADPH-diaphorase staining within the developing olfactory bulbs of normal and unilaterally odor-deprived rats. Brain Research 460, 323-328, 1988. PMID: 3224264

 

20. Tessitore, C. T., & Brunjes, P. C.A comparative study of myelination in precocial and altricial murid rodents. Developmental Brain Research 43, 139-147, 1988. PMID: 3219591

 

21. Frazier-Cierpial, L. L., and Brunjes, P. C.†† Early postnatal differentiation of granule cell dendrites in the olfactory bulbs of normal and unilaterally-odor deprived rats. Developmental Brain Research 47, 129-136, 1989. PMID: 2736760

 

22. Brunjes, P. C.A comparative study of prenatal development in the olfactory bulb, neocortex and hippocampal region of the precocial mouse Acomys cahirinus and the rat.Developmental Brain Research 49, 7-25, 1989. PMID: 2791267

 

23. Frazier-Cierpial, L. L., & Brunjes, P. C.Early postnatal cellular proliferation and survival in the olfactory bulb and rostral migratory stream of normal and unilaterally odor-deprived rats.Journal of Comparative Neurology 289, 481-492, 1989.

 

24. Brunjes, P. C., Korol, D. L., and Stern, K. G.Prenatal neurogenesis in the telencephalon of the precocial mouse Acomys cahirinus.Neuroscience Letters 107, 114-119, 1989. PMID: 2616023

 

25. Korol, D. L., & Brunjes, P. C.Rapid changes in 2-DG uptake and amino acid incorporation following unilateral odor deprivation: a laminar analysis. Developmental Brain Research 52, 75-85, 1990. PMID: 2616023

 

26. Brunjes, P. C. The precocial mouse Acomys cahirinus. Psychobiology 18, 339-350, 1990.

 

27. Stewart, J. S., and Brunjes, P. C.Olfactory bulb and sensory epithelium in goldfish: morphologicalalterations accompanying growth.Developmental Brain Research 54, 187-194, 1990. PMID: 2397585

 

28. Brown, J. L., and Brunjes, P. C.Development of the anterior olfactory nucleus in normal and unilaterally odor-deprived rats.Journal of Comparative Neurology 301, 15-22, 1990. PMID: 1706356

 

29. Brunjes, P. C., Caggiano, A. O., Korol, D. L., and Stewart, J. S.Unilateral olfactory deprivation: Effects on succinate dehydrogenase histochemistry and 3-H-leucine incorporation in the olfactory mucosa. Developmental Brain Research 62, 239-244, 1991. PMID: 1722740

 

30. Korol, D. L., and Brunjes, P. C.Unilateral naris closure and vascular development in the rat olfactory bulb.Neuroscience, 46, 631-642, 1992. PMID: 1372114

 

31. Brunjes, P. C., Jazaeri, A.and Sutherland, M. J.Olfactory bulb organization and development in Monodelphis domestica (the grey, short-tailed opossum). Journal of Comparative Neurology 320, 544-554, 1992. PMID: 1378458

 

32. Caggiano, A. O., and Brunjes, P. C.Microglia and the developing olfactory bulb.Neuroscience. 52 717-724, 1993. PMID: 8450968

 

33. Brunjes, P. C.Lessons from lesions: the effects of olfactory bulbectomy. Chemical Senses. 17 729-763, 1992

 

34. Stewart, J. S., and Brunjes, P. C.Spatial organization and plasticity of the primary and secondary olfactory projections in goldfish. Brain Research 628, 243-253, 1993. PMID: 8313153

 

35. Philpot, B. D., Jazaeri, A. A., and Brunjes, P. C. The development of serotonergic projections to the olfactory bulb of Monodelphis domestica (the grey, short-tailed opossum). Developmental Brain Research, 77, 265-270, 1994. PMID: 8174233

 

36. Brunjes, Peter C. Unilateral naris closure and olfactory system development. Brain Research Reviews, 19, 146-160, 1994. PMID: 8167658

 

37. Cummings, D. M., and Brunjes, P. C.Changes in cell proliferation in the developing olfactory epithelium following neonatal unilateral naris occlusion. Experimental Neurology 128 124-128, 1994. PMID: 8070515

 

38. Paternostro, M. P., Reyher, C. K. H., and Brunjes, P. C.Evidence for columnar organization on the developing rat olfactory bulb: intracellular injections of lucifer yellow into lightly fixed mitral cells. Developmental Brain Research. 46 1-10, 1995. PMID: 7536643

 

39. Klintsova, A. Y., Philpot, B. D., and Brunjes, P. C. Fos protein immunoreactivity in the developing olfactory bulb of normal and naris-occluded rats. Developmental Brain Research 86, 114-122, 1995. PMID: 7656404

 

40. Byrd, C. A., and Brunjes, P. C. Organization of the olfactory system in adult zebrafish: histological, immunohistochemical and quantitative analyses.Journal of Comparative Neurology. 358 247-259, 1995. PMID: 7560285

 

41. Philpot, B. D., Klintsova, A. Y., and Brunjes, P. C. Oligodendrocyte/myelin immunoreactivity in the developing olfactory system. Neuroscience 67 1009-1019, 1995. PMID: 7675203

 

42. Cummings, D., andBrunjes, P. C. Migrating luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) neurons andprocesses co-localize with a glial substrate that expresses S100.Developmental Brain Research 88, 148-157, 1995.PMID: 8665661

 

43. Byrd, C. A,, Jones, J. T.., Quattro, J. M., Rogers, M. E., Brunjes, P. C., and Vogt, R. G. Ontogeny of odorant receptor gene expression in zebrafish, Danio rerio. Journal of Neurobiology 29 445-458, 1996. PMID: 8656210

 

44. Malun, D., and Brunjes, P. The development of olfactory glomeruli: temporal and spatial interactions between olfactory receptor axons and mitral cells in opossums and rats.Journal of Comparative Neurology 368 1-16, 1996. PMID: 8725290

 

45. Brunjes, P. C., and Armstrong, A. M. Apoptosis in the rostral migratory stream of the developing rat. Developmental Brain Research, 92, 219-222, 1996. PMID: 8738129

 

46. Clemow, D. B., and Brunjes, P. C. Development of 5'-Nucleotidase staining in the olfactory bulbs of normal and naris-occluded rats. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 14, 901-911, 1996. PMID: 9010733

 

47. Cummings, D., Malun, D., and Brunjes, P. The development of the anterior commissure in the grey, short-tailed opossum Monodelphis domestica: Midline extracellular space and glia coincide with early axon decussation. Journal ofNeurobiology 32, 403-414, 1997. PMID: 9087892

 

48. Cummings, D. M., Henning, H. E., and Brunjes, P. C. Olfactory bulb recovery following early sensory deprivation. Journal ofNeuroscience 17, 7433-7440, 1997. PMID: 9295389

 

49. Armstrong, A. M., and Brunjes, P. C. Immunohistochemical changes in the anterior olfactory nucleus of the developing rat. Developmental Psychobiology. 30, 181-192, 1997. PMID: 9386920

 

50. Philpot, B. D., Foster, T. C., and Brunjes, P. C.Mitral/tufted cell activity is attenuated and becomes uncoupled from respiration following naris closure.Journal of. Neurobiology 33, 374-387, 1997. PMID: 9322155

 

51. Philpot, B. D., Lim, J. H., and Brunjes, P. C. Activity-dependent regulation of calcium-binding proteins in the developing rat olfactory bulb.Journal of Comparative Neurology 387, 12-26, 1997. PMID: 9331168

 

52. Cummings, D. M., Knab, B. R., and Brunjes, P. C.The effects of unilateral olfactory deprivation on the developing opossum, Monodelphis domestica. Journal of. Neurobiology33, 429-438, 1997. PMID: 9322159

 

53. Cummings, D. M, and Brunjes, P. C. The effects of variable periods of functional deprivation on olfactory bulb development in rats. Experimental Neurology 148, 360-366, 1997. PMID: 9398478

 

54. Philpot, B. D., Lim, J. H., Halpain, S., and Brunjes, P. C.Experience-dependent modification in MAP2 phosphorylation in rat olfactory bulb.Journal ofNeuroscience 17, 9596-9604, 1997. PMID: 9391014

 

55. Philpot, B. D., Men, D.-S. McCarty, R. and Brunjes, P. C. Activity-dependent regulation of dopamine and DOPAC content in the olfactory bulbs of naris-occluded rats.Neuroscience 85, 969-977, 1998. PMID: 9639288

 

56. Philpot, B. D., Lyders, E., and Brunjes, P. C. The NMDA receptor participates in respiratory-related mitral cell synchrony. Experimental Brain Research 118, 205-209, 1998. PMID: 9547089

 

57. Brunjes, P. C., Fisher, M., and Grainger, R. The Small-eye mutation results in abnormalities in the lateral cortical migratory stream. Developmental Brain Research 110, 121-125, 1998. PMID: 9733944

 

58. Brunjes, P. C., and Kishore, R. Unilateral naris occlusion and the accessory olfactory bulb. Chemical Senses 23, 717-719, 1998. PMID: 9915118

 

59.Byrd, C.A., Brunjes,P.C.Addition of new cells to the olfactory bulb of adult zebrafish Ann .NY Acad.Sci. 855:274-276 , 1998. PMID: 9929621

 

60. Lim, J. H., and Brunjes, P. C.Calcium binding proteins: differential expression in the rat olfactory cortex after neonatal unilateral olfactory bulbectomy.Journal ofNeurobiology 39, 207-217, 1999. PMID: 10430500

 

61. Fiske, B. K., and Brunjes, P. C.Ribosomal RNA expression in the developing rat olfactory bulb. Developmental. Brain Research. 113, 55-60, 1999. PMID: 10064874

62. Couper-Leo, J., and Brunjes, P. C.Developmental analysis of the peripheral olfactory organ of the opossum Monodelphis domestica. Developmental Brain Research 114, 43-48, 1999. PMID: 10209241

 

63. Lim, J. H., and Brunjes, P. C. Interleukin-1 immunoreactivity in the developing rat olfactory bulb. Neuroscience 93, 371-374, 1999. PMID: 10235675

 

64. Couper Leo, J. M., Devine A. M.,and Brunjes P. C. Focal denervation alters cellular phenotypes and survival in the developing rat olfactory bulb. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 417, 325-336, 2000. PMID: 10683607

 

65. Wilson, D. A., Best,A. R., and Brunjes, P. C. Trans-neuronal modification of anterior piriform cortical circuitry in the rat.Brain Research 853, 317-322, 2000. PMID: 10640629

 

66. Poling, K. R., and Brunjes, P. C., Sensory deafferentation and olfactory bulb morphology in the zebrafish and related species. Brain Research, 21, 135-141, 2000. PMID: 10677620

 

67. Fiske, B. K., and Brunjes, P. C. Microglia activation and the developing rat olfactory bulb. Neuroscience 96, 807-815, 2000. PMID: 10727798

 

68. Couper Leo, J. M.,Devine, A. M., and Brunjes P. C. Focal denervation alters cellular phenotypes and survival in the developing rat olfactory bulb: developmental analysis.J. Comp. Neurol. 425, 409-421, 2000. PMID: 10972941

 

69. Fiske, B. K., and Brunjes, P. C. Cell death in the developing and sensory deprived rat olfactory bulb. Journal of Comparative Neurology 431, 311-319, 2001. PMID: 11170007

 

70. Fiske, B. K., and Brunjes, P. NMDA receptor regulation of cell death in the rat olfactory bulb. Journal ofNeurobiology 47, 223-232, 2001. PMID: 11333403

 

71. Mirich, J. M., and Brunjes, P. C. Activity modulates neuronal proliferation in the developing olfactory epithelium. Developmental Brain Research 127:77-80, 2001. PMID: 11287067

 

72. Byrd, C.A., and Brunjes, P. C. Neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb of adult zebrafish.Neuroscience 105, 793-801, 2001. PMID: 11530218

 

73. Mirich, J.M., Williams, N. C., Berlau, D. J., and Brunjes, P. C. A comparative study of the aging mouse olfactory bulb.J. Comp. Neurol., 454, 361-372, 2002. PMID: 12455003

 

74. Couper Leo, J. M., and Brunjes P. C. Neonatal focal denervation of the rat olfactory bulb alters cell structure and survival: a Golgi and Nissl and confocal study.Developmental Brain Research. 140, 277-286, 2003. PMID: 12586433

 

75. Brunjes, P. C., and Shurling, D. C. Cell death in the nasal septum of normal and naris-occluded rats. Developmental Brain Research, 146 25-28, 2003. PMID: 14643008

 

76. Hendricks, S. H., Brunjes, P. C. and Hill, D. L. Taste bud cell dynamics during normal and sodium-restricted development . J. Comp. Neurol. 472,173-182, 2004. PMID: 15048685

 

77. Mirich, J. M., Illig, K. R., and Brunjes, P. C. Experience-dependent activation of extracellular signal-related kinase (ERK) in the olfactory bulb.J. Comp. Neurol.  479, 234-241, 2004. PMID: 15452854

 

78. Brunjes, P.C., Illig, K. R., and Meyer, E. A. A field guide to the anterior olfactory nucleus/cortex. Brain Res. Reviews. 50, 305-335, 2005. PMID: 16229895

 

79. Meyer, E.A. Illig, K. R., and Brunjes, P. C.Differences in chemo- and cytoarchitectural features within pars principalis of the rat anterior olfactory nucleus suggest functional specialization. J. Comp. Neurol. 498, 786-795, 2006. PMID: 16927267

 

80. Brunjes, P. C., and Kenerson, M. The anterior olfactory nucleus: quantitative study of dendritic morphology.J. Comp. Neurol. 518, 1603-1616, 2010. PMID: 20187150

 

81.Kay, R. B., Meyer, E.A., Illig, K. R., and Brunjes, P. C. Spatial distribution of neural activity in the anterior olfactory nucleus evoked by odor and electrical stimulation. J. Comp. Neurol 519: 277-289,2011. PMID: 21165975

 

82. Brunjes, P. C., Kay, R. B., and Arrivillaga, J. P. The mouse olfactory peduncle.†† J. Comp. Neurol. 519: 2870-2886, 2011. PMID: 21618219

 

Non-refereed papers

Brunjes, P.C., andIllig, K. Anterior olfactory nucleus.To appear in the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience.

 

Brunjes, P. C. The smelling brain.In Chemosense, 13(2), 4/2011

 

Brunjes, P. C., and Greer, C. A.Progress and directions in olfactory development. Neuron 38, 371-374, 2003.

 

Brunjes, P. C.The olfactory epithelium, in Proceedings of the NIDCD Symposium on Development, Growth and Senescence in the Chemical Senses, J. Pearl, Ed.3, 17-22, 1993

 

Brunjes, P. C.Experience and the developing olfactory bulb.In K. B. DÝving (Ed.) Olfaction and Taste X. Oslo:University of Oslo Press, pages 206-215, 1990.

 

Brunjes, P. C., and Greenough, W. T.Review of Slotnick and Leonard's Stereotaxic Atlas of the Albino Mouse Forebrain. Contemporary Psychology, 15, 1980.

 

Brunjes, P. C.Review of S. Oyama's Ontogeny of Information:Developmental Systems and Evolution.Contemporary Psychology 32, 946-947, 1987.

 

Brunjes, P. C.Review of E. Blass'(Ed.).Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology Vol 8. Developmental Psychobiology and Developmental Neurobiology.Contemporary Psychology 32, 258, 1987.