Durham, NC 27708
Email: williams AT psych DOT duke DOT edu
Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
I am interested in how early life events (alterations in hormones, nutrients, stress) program the brain lead to life-long changes in neural plasticity, vulnerability/resilience to neural assault, and cognitive function.
Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University, Psychology, Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, 1979-1981
Ph.D., Rutgers University, Institute of Animal Behavior, Biopsychology, 1980
B.A., Williams College, Biology and Psychology, 1975
Lamoureux, JA, Williams, CL, & Meck, WH (2008) Availability of prenatal dietary choline alters the context sensitivity of Pavlovian conditioning in adult rats. Learn Mem. 15(12):866-875.
Cheng, RK, Williams, CL & Meck, WH (2008) Oscillatory bands, neuronal synchrony and hippocampal function: Implications of the effects of prenatal choline supplementation for sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Brain Res, 1237: 176-194.
Cheng, RK, Scott, AC, Williams, CL, & Meck, WH (2008) Modality-specificity of duration discrimination in audition and vision as a function of prenatal choline availability in aged rats. Brain Res, 1237:167-175.
Copyright 2008-2012 DIBS and Duke University. All rights reserved.