Joshua Gamsby H-9606-2014

Joshua Gamsby, PhD

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Research Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Molecular Medicine

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  • PhD, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of South Florida, 2005

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Neuroscience

Research Interests

  • My research is focused on understanding how circadian rhythms function to influence the timing of physiological and molecular processes, and how this control is impacted by disease. Our current research involves uncovering the link between circadian rhythm disruption in neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, as well as in addiction.

Recent Publications

  • Stevanovic K, Yunus A, Joly-Amado A, Gordon M, Morgan D, Gulick D, Gamsby J. Disruption of normal circadian clock function in a mouse model of tauopathy. Experimental neurology. 294: 58-67, 2017.
  • Gamsby JJ, Gulick D. Chronic shifts in the length and phase of the light cycle increase intermittent alcohol drinking in C57BL/6J mice. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience. 9: 9, 2015.
  • Gamsby JJ, Templeton EL, Bonvini LA, Wang W, Loros JJ, Dunlap JC, Green AI, Gulick D. The circadian Per1 and Per2 genes influence alcohol intake, reinforcement, and blood alcohol levels. Behavioural brain research. 249: 15-21, 2013.
  • Grant GD, Gamsby J, Martyanov V, Brooks L, George LK, Mahoney JM, Loros JJ, Dunlap JC, Whitfield ML. Live-cell monitoring of periodic gene expression in synchronous human cells identifies Forkhead genes involved in cell cycle control. Molecular biology of the cell. 23(16) : 3079-93, 2012.
  • Poliandri AH, Gamsby JJ, Christian M, Spinella MJ, Loros JJ, Dunlap JC, Parker MG. Modulation of clock gene expression by the transcriptional coregulator receptor interacting protein 140 (RIP140). Journal of biological rhythms. 26(3) : 187-99, 2011.