Corty RW, Kumar V, Tarantino LM, Takahashi JS and Valdar W. Mean-variance QTL mapping identifies novel QTL for circadian activity and exploratory behavior in mice. G3 2018 Dec 10;8(12):3783-3790

Xue J, Gharaibeh RZ, Pietryk EW, Brouwer C, Tarantino LM, Valdar W and Inderaabdullah FY. Impact of vitamin D depletion during development on mouse sperm DNA methylation. Epigenetics. 2018;13(9):959-974

Oreper D, Schoenrock SA, McMullan R, Ervin R, Farrington J, Miller DR, de Villena FP, Valdar W and Tarantino LM. Reciprocal F1 hybrids of two inbred mouse strains reveal parent-of-origin and perinatal diet effects on behavior and expression. G3, 2018 Nov 6;8(11):3447-3468

Amanda J. Roberts, Linzy Casal, Salvador Huitron-Resendiz, Trey Thompson, Lisa M. Tarantino Intravenous cocaine self-administration in a panel of inbred mouse strains differing in acute locomotor sensitivity to cocaine. Psychopharmocology 2018 Apr; 235(4):1179–1189.

Kafkafi N, Agassi J, Chesler EJ, Crabbe JC, Crusio WE, Eilam D, Gerlai R, Golani I, Gomez-Marin A, Heller R, Iraqi F, Jaljuli I, Karp NA, Morgan H, Nicholson G, Pfaff DW, Richter SH, Stark PB, Stiedl O, Stodden V, Tarantino LM, Tucci V, Valdar W, Williams RW, Würbel H, Benjamini Y.Reproducibility and replicability of rodent phenotyping in preclinical studies. Neuroscience and Biobehavorial Views 2018 Apr;87:218-232.


S. A. Schoenrock, D. Oreper, J. Farrington, R. C. McMullan,  R. Ervin, D. R. Miller,  F. Pardo-Manuel de Villena,  W. Valdar,  L. M. Tarantino Perinatal nutrition interacts with genetic background to alter behavior in a parent‐of‐origin‐dependent manner in adult Collaborative Cross miceGenes Brain Behavior 2017 Nov 10.

Daniel Oreper, Yanwei Cai, Lisa M. Tarantino, Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, and William Valdar. Inbred Strain Variant Database (ISVdb): A Repository for Probabilistically Informed Sequence Differences Among the Collaborative Cross Strains and Their FoundersGenes Genomes Genetics 2017 Jun 7;7(6):1623-1630.


Jing Xue , Sarah A. Schoenrock, William Valdar, Lisa M. Tarantino and Folami Y. Ideraabdullah. Maternal vitamin D depletion alters DNA methylation at imprinted loci in multiple generations  Clinical Epigenetics (2016) 8:107

Sarah Adams Schoenrock , Daniel Oreper1 , Nancy Young, Robin Betsch Ervin, Molly A. Bogue, William Valdar, and Lisa M. Tarantino. Ovariectomy results in inbred strain-specific increases in anxiety-like behavior in mice.   Physiology Behavior, 2016 December 01; 167: 404–412.

Schoenrock SA, Tarantino LMDevelopmental vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia: the role of animal models.  Genes, Brain, Behavior 2016 Jan;15(1):45-61.


Wiltshire T, Ervin RB, Duan H, Bogue MA, Zamboni WC, Cook S, Chung W, Zou F, Tarantino LM. Initial locomotor sensitivity to cocaine varies widely among inbred mouse strains. Genes Brain Behav. 2015 Mar;14(3):271-80

Kleiman SC, Carroll IM, Tarantino LM, Bulik CM. Gut feelings: A role for the intestinal microbiota in anorexia nervosa? Int J Eat Disord. 2015 Jul;48(5):449-51

Crowley JJ, Zhabotynsky V, Sun W, Huang S, Pakatci IK, Kim Y, Wang JR, Morgan AP, Calaway JD, Aylor DL, Yun Z, Bell TA, Buus RJ, Calaway ME, Didion JP, Gooch TJ, Hansen SD, Robinson NN, Shaw GD, Spence JS, Quackenbush CR, Barrick CJ, Nonneman RJ, Kim K, Xenakis J, Xie Y, Valdar W, Lenarcic AB, Wang W, Welsh CE, Fu CP, Zhang Z, Holt J, Guo Z, Threadgill DW, Tarantino LM, Miller DR, Zou F, McMillan L, Sullivan PF, Pardo-Manuel de Villena F. Analyses of allele-specific gene expression in highly divergent mouse crosses identifies pervasive allelic imbalance. Nat Genet 2015 Apr;47(4):353-60.

Segall SK, Shabalina SA, Meloto CB, Wen X, Cunningham D, Tarantino LM, Wiltshire T, Gauthier J, Tohyama S, Martin LJ, Mogil JS and Diatchenko L. Molecular genetic mechanisms of allelic specific regulation of muring COMT expression. Pain. 2015 Oct;156(10):1965-77

Thompson T, Grabowski-Boase L and Tarantino LM. Prototypical anxiolytics do not reduce anxiety-like behavior in the open field in C57BL/6J mice. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 2015;133:7-17.


Lisa M. Tarantino; Leonard C. Schalkwyk Introduction to mammalian genome special issue: Genetics of behavior. Mammalian Genome. 2014;25(1-2):1-2.

Lisa M. Tarantino; Byron C. Jones. Contemporary neurobehavioral genetics. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. 2014;123:1-2.


Amy F. Eisener-Dorman; Janice S. Bailey; Laura Grabowski-Boase; Salvador Huitron-Resendiz; Amanda J. Roberts; Tim Wiltshire; Lisa M. Tarantino. Characterization of Highper, an ENU-induced mouse mutant with abnormal psychostimulant and stress responses. Psychopharmacology. 2013;225(2):407-419.


Lisa M. Tarantino; Amy F. Eisener-Dorman. Forward genetic approaches to understanding complex behaviors. Current topics in behavioral neurosciences. 2012;12:25-58.

A.F. Eisener-Dorman; L.M. Tarantino.Translational animal models in neuropsychiatric research. Minerva Psichiatrica. 2012;53(2):133-144


Amy F. Eisener-Dorman; Laura Grabowski-Boase; Lisa M. Tarantino.Cocaine locomotor activation, sensitization and place preference in six inbred strains of mice. Behavioral and Brain Functions. 2011;7:[29].

Lisa M. Tarantino; Patrick F. Sullivan; Samantha Meltzer-Brody. Using animal models to disentangle the role of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental influences on behavioral outcomes associated with maternal anxiety and depression. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2011;2(JUL):[Article 44].


Tina Pangšrič; Livia Lasarow; Kirsten Reuter; Hideki Takago; Martin Schwander; Dietmar Riedel; Thomas Frank; Lisa M. Tarantino; Janice S. Bailey; Nicola Strenzke; et al..Hearing requires otoferlin-dependent efficient replenishment of synaptic vesicles in hair cells. Nature Neuroscience. 2010;13(7):869-876.

Amy F. Eisener-Dorman; Laura Grabowski-Boase; Brian M. Steffy; Tim Wiltshire; Lisa M. Tarantino. Quantitative trait locus and haplotype mapping in closely related inbred strains identifies a locus for open field behavior. Mammalian Genome. 2010;21(5-6):231-246.


C.D. Bryant; H.P. Chang; J. Zhang; T. Wiltshire; L.M. Tarantino; A.A. Palmer. A major QTL on chromosome 11 influences psychostimulant and opioid sensitivity in mice. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 2009;8(8):795-805.

Martin Schwander; Vanda Lopes; Anna Sczaniecka; Daniel Gibbs; Concepcion Lillo; David Delano; Lisa M. Tarantino; Tim Wiltshire; David S. Williams; Ulrich Müller. A novel allele of myosin VIIa reveals a critical function for the C-terminal FERM domain for melanosome transport in retinal pigment epithelial cells. Journal of Neuroscience. 2009;29(50):15810-15818.


J.S. Bailey; L. Grabowski-Boase; B.M. Steffy; T. Wiltshire; G.A. Churchill; L.M. Tarantino. Identification of quantitative trait loci for locomotor activation and anxiety using closely related inbred strains. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 2008;7(7):761-769.

Xin Du; Martin Schwander; Eva Marie Y. Moresco; Pia Viviani; Claudia Haller; Michael S. Hildebrand; Kwang Pak; Lisa Tarantino; Amanda Roberts; Heather Richardson; et al. A catechol-O-methyltransferase that is essential for auditory function in mice and humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2008;105(38):14609-14614.


Keith A. Ching; Michael P. Cooke; Lisa M. Tarantino; Hilmar Lapp. Data and animal management software for large-scale phenotype screening. Mammalian Genome. 2006;17(4):288-297.

Leon G. Reijmers; Jennifer K. Coats; Mathew T. Pletcher; Tim Wiltshire; Lisa M. Tarantino; Mark Mayford. A mutant mouse with a highly specific contextual fear-conditioning deficit found in an N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (ENU) mutagenesis screen. Learning and Memory. 2006;13(2):143-149.


David J. Lloyd; Frank Wesley Hall; Lisa M. Tarantino; Nicholas Gekakis. Diabetes insipidus in mice with a mutation in aquaporin-2. PLoS Genetics. 2005;1(2):0171-0178.

Mark L. Sandberg; Susan E. Sutton; Mathew T. Pletcher; Tim Wiltshire; Lisa M. Tarantino; John B. Hogenesch; Michael P. Cooke. c-Myb and p300 regulate hematopoietic stem cell proliferation and differentiation. Developmental Cell. 2005;8(2):153-166.


Gary A. Churchill; David C. Airey; Hooman Allayee; Joe M. Angel; Alan D. Attie; Jackson Beatty; Willam D. Beavis; John K. Belknap; Beth Bennett; Wade Berrettini; et al. The Collaborative Cross, a community resource for the genetic analysis of complex traits. Nature Genetics. 2004;36(11):1133-1137.


Tim Wiltshire; Mathew T. Pletcher; Serge Batalov; S. Whitney Barnes; Lisa M. Tarantino; Michael P. Cooke; Hua Wu; Kevin Smylie; Andrey Santrosyan; Neal G. Copeland; et al. Genome-wide single-nucleotide polymorphism analysis defines haplotype patterns in mouse. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2003;100(6):3380-3385.


Belen Hurle; Keara Lane; Jane Kenney; Lisa M. Tarantino; Maja Bucan; Bernard H. Brownstein; David M. Ornitz. Physical mapping of the mouse tilted locus identifies an association between human deafness loci DFNA6/14 and vestibular system development. Genomics. 2001;77(3):189-199.


Lisa M. Tarantino; Maja Bućan. Dissection of behavior and psychiatric disorders using the mouse as a model. Human Molecular Genetics. 2000;9(6):953-965.

Lisa M. Tarantino; Thomas J. Gould; Jonathan P. Druhan; Maja Bucan. Behavior and mutagenesis screens: The importance of baseline analysis of inbred strains. Mammalian Genome. 2000;11(7):555-564.