1) First-authorpublication

Ko MJ, Chiang T, Mukadam AA, Mulia GE, Gutridge AM, Lin A, Chester JA, van Rijn RM. β-Arrestin–dependent ERK signaling reduces anxiety- like and conditioned fear–related behaviors in mice. Science Signaling. 2021 Aug 3;14(694):eaba0245.

Ko MJ. Cellular mechanisms of G protein-coupled receptor signaling in the modulation of anxiety, fear, and pain. Doctoral Dissertation, Purdue University Graduate School, 2020.

Ko MJ, van Rijn RM. Response: commentary: commonly used anesthesia/euthanasia methods for brain collection differentially impact MAPK activity in male and female C57bl/6 mice. Frontiers in cellular neuroscience. 2019 Aug 14;13:379.

Ko MJ†, Mulia GE†, Van Rijn RM. Commonly used anesthesia/euthanasia methods for brain collection differentially impact MAPK activity in male and female C57BL/6 mice. Frontiers in cellular neuroscience. 2019 Mar 28;13:96. (†Equal Contribution)

Ko MJ†, Ganzen LC†, Coskun E, Mukadam AA, Leung YF, van Rijn RM. A critical evaluation of TRPA1-mediated locomotor behavior in zebrafish as a screening tool for novel anti-nociceptive drug discovery. Scientific reports. 2019 Feb 20;9(1):1- 1. (†Equal Contribution)

Kim JW†, Ko MJ†, Gonzales EL†, Kang RJ, Kim DG, Kim Y, Seung H, Oh HA, Eun PH, Shin CY. Social support rescues acute stress- induced cognitive impairments by modulating ERK1/2 phosphorylation in adolescent mice. Scientific reports. 2018 Aug 13;8(1):1- 3. (†Equal Contribution)

2) Co-author publication

Kim HY, Lee YJ, Kim SJ, Lee JD, Kim S, Ko MJ, Kim JW, Shin CY, Kim KB. Metabolomics profiling of valproic acid-induced symptoms resembling autism spectrum disorders using 1H NMR spectral analysis in rat model. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 2022 Jan 2;85(1):1-3.

Ganzen L, Ko MJ, Zhang M, Xie R, Chen Y, Zhang L, James R, Mumm J, van Rijn RM, Zhong W, Pang CP. Drug screening with zebrafish visual behavior identifies carvedilol as a potential treatment for an autosomal dominant form of retinitis pigmentosa. Scientific reports. 2021 Jun 1;11(1):1-4.

Kim JW, Oh HA, Kim SR, Ko MJ, Seung H, Lee SH, Shin CY. Epigenetically upregulated T-type calcium channels contribute to abnormal proliferation of embryonic neural progenitor cells exposed to valproic acid. Biomolecules & therapeutics. 2020 Sep 1;28(5):389.

Gutridge AM, Robins MT, Cassell RJ, Uprety R, Mores KL, Ko MJ, Pasternak GW, Majumdar S, van Rijn RM. G protein-biased kratom-alkaloids and synthetic carfentanil-amide opioids as potential treatments for alcohol use disorder. British journal of pharmacology. 2020 Apr;177(7):1497-513.

Kim JW, Park K, Kang RJ, Gonzales EL, Oh HA, Seung H, Ko MJ, Cheong JH, Chung C, Shin CY. Gene- environment interaction counterbalances social impairment in mouse models of autism. Scientific reports. 2019 Aug 7;9(1):1- 0.

Kim JW, Park K, Kang RJ, Gonzales EL, Kim DG, Oh HA, Seung H, Ko MJ, Kwon KJ, Kim KC, Lee SH. Pharmacological modulation of AMPA receptor rescues social impairments in animal models of autism. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2019 Jan;44(2):314-23.

Kim JW, Oh HA, Lee SH, Kim KC, Eun PH, Ko MJ, Gonzales EL, Seung H, Kim S, Bahn GH, Shin CY. T-type calcium channels are required to maintain viability of neural progenitor cells. Biomolecules & therapeutics. 2018 Sep;26(5):439.

Robins MT, Chiang T, Berry JN, Ko MJ, Ha JE, Van Rijn RM. Behavioral characterization of β-arrestin 1 knockout mice in anxiety-like and alcohol behaviors. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience. 2018 Mar 20;12:54.

Kim JW, Seung H, Kim KC, Gonzales EL, Oh HA, Yang SM, Ko MJ, Han SH, Banerjee S, Shin CY. Agmatine rescues autistic behaviors in the valproic acid-induced animal model of autism. Neuropharmacology. 2017 Feb 1;113:71-81.

Gonzales EL, Jang JH, Mabunga DF, Kim JW, Ko MJ, Cho KS, Bahn GH, Hong M, Ryu JH, Kim HJ, Cheong JH. Supplementation of Korean Red Ginseng improves behavior deviations in animal models of autism. Food & Nutrition Research. 2016 Jan 1;60(1):29245.

Choi CS, Kim P, Park JH, Gonzales EL, Kim KC, Cho KS, Ko MJ, Yang SM, Seung H, Han SH, Ryu JH. High sucrose consumption during pregnancy induced ADHD-like behavioral phenotypes in mice offspring. The Journal of nutritional biochemistry. 2015 Dec 1;26(12):1520-6.

Lim YR, Kim IH, Han S, Park HG, Ko MJ, Chun YJ, Yun CH, Kim D. Functional Significance of Cytochrome P450 1A2 Allelic Variants, P450 1A2* 8,* 15, and* 16 (R456H, P42R, and R377Q). Biomolecules & therapeutics. 2015 Mar;23(2):189.

Choi CS, Hong M, Kim KC, Kim JW, Yang SM, Seung H, Ko MJ, Choi DH, You JS, Shin CY, Bahn GH. Effects of atomoxetine on hyper- locomotive activity of the prenatally valproate- exposed rat offspring. Biomolecules & therapeutics. 2014 Sep;22(5):406.

Kim JW, Seung H, Kwon KJ, Ko MJ, Lee EJ, Oh HA, Choi CS, Kim KC, Gonzales EL, You JS, Choi DH. Subchronic treatment of donepezil rescues impaired social, hyperactive, and stereotypic behavior in valproic acid-induced animal model of autism. PloS one. 2014 Aug 18;9(8):e104927.