Publications

Jamieson, R. K., Aujla, H., & Cook, M. T. (2017). A psychologically inspired search engine (pp. 1-16). In Lecture Notes in Computer Science: High Performance Computing Systems and Applications. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Aujla, H. (2017). Molecular Cellular Cognition. in V. Ziegler-Hill and T. Shackleford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences, Springer International Publishing.

Aujla, H. (2016). Neuropathology of Gene Expression During Alcohol Withdrawal. in V. Preedy (Ed.), Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume 1: Foundations of Understanding, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabinoids, Opioids and Emerging Addictions, Academic Press.

Aujla, H. & Nedjadrasul, D. (2015). Low-dose Nociceptin/Orphanin FQ reduces anxiety-like performance in alcohol-withdrawn, but not alcohol-naïve, Male Wistar rats. Neuropharmacology, 93, 1-6.

Aujla, H., Hutton, C., & Rogala, B. (2013). Assessing anxiety- and reward-related behaviours following alcohol administration or chronic stress. J Alcoholism Drug Depend, 1, 136 (1-7).

Aujla, H., Cannarsa, R., Romualdi, P., Ciccocioppo, R., Martin-Fardon, R., & Weiss, F. (2013). Modification of anxiety-like behaviors by nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) and time-dependent changes in N/OFQ-NOP gene expression following ethanol withdrawal. Addict Biol. 18(3), 467-79.

Braconi, S., Sidhpura, N., Aujla, H., Martin-Fardon, R., Weiss, F., & Ciccocioppo, R. (2010). Revisiting intragastric ethanol intubation as a dependence induction method for studies of ethanol reward and motivation in rats. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 34, 538-44.

Martin-Fardon, R., Ciccocioppo, R., Aujla, H., & Weiss, F. (2008). The dorsal subiculum mediates the acquisition of conditioned reinstatement of cocaine-seeking. Neuropsychopharmacology, 33, 1827-1834.

Aujla, H., Martin-Fardon, R., & Weiss, F. (2007). Rats with extended access to cocaine exhibit increased stress reactivity and sensitivity to the anxiolytic-like effects of the mGluR 2/3 agonist LY379268 during abstinence. Neuropsychopharmacology, 33, 1818-1826.

González-Cuevas, G., Aujla, H., Martin-Fardon, R., López-Moreno, J. A., Navarro, M., & Weiss, F. (2007). Subchronic cannabinoid agonist (WIN 55,212-2) treatment during cocaine abstinence alters subsequent cocaine seeking behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology, 32, 2260-2266.

Martin-Fardon, R., Maurice, T., Aujla, H., Bowen, W. D., & Weiss, F. (2007). Differential effects of sigma1 receptor blockade on self-administration and conditioned reinstatement motivated by cocaine vs natural reward. Neuropsychopharmacology, 32, 1967-1973.

Zhao, Y., Dayas, C. V., Aujla, H., Baptista, M. A., Martin-Fardon, R., & Weiss, F. (2006). Activation of group II metabotropic glutamate receptors attenuates both stress and cue-induced ethanol-seeking and modulates c-fos expression in the hippocampus and amygdala. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 9967-9974.

Aujla, H., & Beninger, R. J. (2005). The dopamine D(3) receptor-preferring partial agonist BP 897 dose-dependently attenuates the expression of amphetamine-conditioned place preference in rats. Behavioral Pharmacology, 16, 181-186.

Aujla, H., & Beninger, R. J. (2004). Intra-BLA or intra-NAc infusions of the dopamine D3 receptor partial agonist, BP 897, block intra-NAc amphetamine conditioned activity. Behavioral Neuroscience, 118, 1324-1330.

Aujla, H., & Beninger, R. J. (2003). Intra-accumbens protein kinase C inhibitor NPC 15437 blocks amphetamine-produced conditioned place preference in rats. Behavioural Brain Research, 147, 41-48.

Beninger, R. J., Jhamandas, A., Aujla, H., Xu., L., Dagnone, R. V., Boegman, R. J., & Jhamandas, K. (2002). Neonatal exposure to the glutamate receptor antagonist MK-801: Effects on locomotor activity and pre-pulse inhibition before and after sexual maturity in rats. Neurotoxicity Research, 4, 477-488.

Aujla, H., Sokoloff, P., & Beninger, R. J. (2002). A dopamine D3 receptor partial agonist blocks the expression of conditioned activity. Neuroreport, 13, 173-6.

Aujla, H., & Beninger, R. J. (2001). Hippocampal-prefrontocortical circuits: PKA inhibition in the prefrontal cortex impairs delayed nonmatching in the radial maze in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 115, 1204-11.

Treit, D., Aujla, H. S., & Menard, J. (1998). Does the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis mediate fear behaviours? Behavioral Neuroscience, 112, 379-86.

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Conference Presentations

Jamieson, R. K., Aujla, H., & Cook, M. (2017). A cognitively-inspired search engine. Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, June 2017, Regina, Canada.

Aujla, H., Johns, B. T., Shabahang, K. D., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2016). Unattended trials and sensitivity loss in vigilance tasks. Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, June 2016, Ottawa, Canada.

Mewhort, D. J. K., Aujla, H., & Shabahang, K. D. (2016). Assessing TSD's distributional assumptions: A tutorial. Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, June 2016, Ottawa, Canada.

Aujla, H. (2014). Differential actions of low-dose nociceptin on anxiety-like performance in alcohol-withdrawn rats. Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, July 2014, Toronto, Canada.

Aujla, H. (2012). Modification of anxiety-like behaviours by nociceptin/orphanin FQ(N/OFQ) and time-dependent changes in N/OFQ-NOP gene expression in ethanol withdrawal. Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, June 2012, Kingston, Canada.

O'Dunn C. & Aujla H. (2011). The effects of prior exposure to alcohol and stress on dose-dependent ethanol-based conditioned place preference. Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science, June 2011, Winnipeg, Canada.

Aujla H., Hutton C. & Rogala B (2010). Assessing anxiety- and reward-Related behaviours following alcohol administration or chronic stress. Meeting of the Pavlovian Society, October 2010, Baltimore, USA.

Novel L. M. & Aujla H (2010). Disrupting the reconsolidation of alcohol-based conditioned place preference. Meeting of the Pavlovian Society, October 2010, Baltimore, USA.

Sidhpura, N., Martin-Fardon, R., Aujla H., & Weiss F. (2008). Ethanol-dependent rats show differential sensitivities to the anti-relapse effects of mGlu2/3 and mGlu5 receptor ligands, Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism.

Aujla, H., Martin-Fardon, R., Sidhpura, N., Zhao, Y., & Weiss, F. (2007). Nociceptin differentially regulates anxiety-like behaviours in ethanol-dependent vs. non-dependent rats. 37th Annual Meeting of the Sociey for Neuroscience.

González-Cuevas, G., Aujla, H., Martin-Fardon, R., López-Moreno, J. A., Navarro, M., & Weiss, F. (2007). Reduced cocaine-induced impulsive-like behavior by the CB1 receptor cannabinoid antagonist rimonabant. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Sidhpura, N. Martin-Fardon, R., Aujla, H., & Weiss, F. (2007). Differential effects of a mGluR5 antagonist on suppressing stress-induced reinstatement of ethanol- seeking in ethanol-dependent vs. non-dependent rats. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Zhao, Y., Martin-Fardon, R., Aujla, H., & Weiss, F. (2007). Pharmacological manipulation of mGlu2/3 and mGlu5 receptors differentially alters ethanol self- administration in ethanol-dependent vs. non-dependent rats. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Aujla, H., Martin-Fardon, R., & Weiss, F. (2007). Rats with extended access to cocaine exhibit increased stress reactivity, and enhanced sensitivity to the anxiolytic actions of LY379268, during abstinence. 69th Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence.

Martin-Fardon, R., Maurice, T., Aujla, H., Bowen, W. D., & Weiss, F. (2007). Preferential effects of σ1 receptor blockade on self-administration and conditioned reinstatement motivated by cocaine vs natural reward. 69th Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence.

Aujla, H., Martin-Fardon, R., & Weiss, F. (2006). Cocaine-escalated rats show enhanced sensitivity to the anxiolytic actions of the metabotropic glutamate 2/3 agonist LY379268 during protracted withdrawal. 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Weiss, F., Ciccocioppo, R., Aujla, H., Sidhpura, N., & Martin-Fardon, R. (2006). Somatic signs of dependence and elevated anxiety following intragastric ethanol adminstration in rats. 36th Annual Metting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Martin-Fardon, R., Maurice, T., Aujla, H., Bowen, W. D., & Weiss, F. (2006). Preferential effect of BD1047, a potent sigma-1 receptor antagonist, on conditioned reinstatement of cocaine seeking vs. primary reinforcement. 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Aujla, H., Zorrilla, E. P., & Weiss, F. (2005). Increased stress reactivity in the shock-probe burying test in Wistar rats following extended but not short access to cocaine or food self-adminstration. 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Aujla, H., & Beninger, R. J. (2002) A dopamine D3 receptor partial agonist blocks the expression of conditioned activity: Role of the nucleus accumbens. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Aujla, H., Varalli, V., & Beninger, R. J. (2000). Time dependent effects of amphetamine adminstration in conditioned place preference. 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Aujla, H., & Beninger, R. J. (1999). Investigating the role of the PKA-cAMP cascade in working memory. 9th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science.

Aujla, H., & Beninger, R. J. (1999). Intracellular signalling and reward-related learning: Inhibition of PKC in the nucleus accumbens blocks amphetamine-induced place conditioning in rats. 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

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