Elissa J. Chesler, Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Graduate Student
1998-2003

Currently Professor, The Jackson Laboratory

elissa.chesler@jax.org

 
  • Dissertation Title:  "Use of inbred strains for the study of individual differences in pain-related phenotypes in the mouse."
  • Mogil, J.S., Chesler, E.J., Wilson, S.G., Juraska, J.M., and Sternberg, W.F. Sex differences in thermal nociception and morphine antinociception in the rodent depend on genotype. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev., 24:375-389, 2000.
  • Chesler, E.J., Rodriguez-Zas, S., and Mogil, J.S. In silico mapping of mouse quantitative trait loci. Science, 294:2423, 2001.
  • Wilson, S.G., Chesler, E.J., Hain, H., Rankin, A.J., Schwarz, J.Z., Call, S.B., Murray, M.R., West, E.E., Teuscher, C., Rodriguez-Zas, S., Belknap, J.K., and Mogil, J.S. Identification of quantitative trait loci for chemical/inflammatory nociception in mice. Pain, 96:385-391, 2002.
  • Chesler, E.J., Wilson, S.G., Lariviere, W.R., Rodriguez-Zas, S.L., and Mogil, J.S. Influences of laboratory environment on behavior. Nature Neurosci., 5:1101-1102, 2002.
  • Chesler, E.J., Wilson, S.G., Lariviere, W.R., Rodriguez-Zas, S.L., and Mogil, J.S. Identification and ranking of genetic and laboratory environment factors influencing a behavioral trait, thermal nociception, via computational analysis of a large data archive. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev., 26:907-923, 2002.
  • Wilson, S.G., Smith, S.B., Chesler, E.J., Melton, K.A., Haas, J.J., Mitton, B., Strasburg, K., Hubert, L., Rodriguez-Zas, S.L., and Mogil, J.S. The heritability of antinociception: common pharmacogenetic mediation of five neurochemically distinct analgesics. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 304:547-559, 2003.
  • Mogil, J.S., Wilson, S.G., Chesler, E.J., Rankin, A.J., Nemmani, K.V.S., Lariviere, W.R., Groce, M.K., Wallace, M.R., Kaplan, L., Staud, R., Ness, T.J., Glover, T.L., Stankova, M., Mayorov, A., Hruby, V.J., Grisel, J.E., and Fillingim, R.B. The melanocortin-1 receptor gene mediates female-specific mechanisms of analgesia in mice and humans. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 100:4867-4872, 2003.
  • Wilson, S.G., Bryant, C.D., Lariviere, W.R., Olsen, M.S., Giles, B.E., Chesler, E.J., and Mogil, J.S. The heritability of antinociception II: pharmacogenetic mediation of three over-the-counter analgesics in mice. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 305:755-764, 2003.
  • Chesler, E.J., Ritchie, J., Kokayeff, A., Lariviere, W.R., Wilson, S.G., and Mogil, J.S. Genotype-dependence of gabapentin and pregabalin sensitivity: the pharmacogenetic mediation of analgesia is specific to the type of pain being inhibited. Pain, 106:325-335, 2003.
  • Kest, B., Palmese, C.A., Juni, A., Chesler, E.J., and Mogil, J.S. Mapping of a quantitative trait locus for morphine withdrawal severity. Mamm. Genome, 15:610-617, 2004.
  • Sternberg, W.F., Chesler, E.J., Wilson, S.G., and Mogil, J.S. Acute progesterone can recruit sex-specific neurochemical mechanisms mediating swim stress-induced and kappa-opioid analgesia in mice. Horm. Behav., 46:467-473, 2004.
  • Mogil, J.S., Miermeister, F., Seifert, F., Strasburg, K., Zimmermann, K., Reinold, H., Austin, J.-S., Bernardini, N., Chesler, E.J., Hofmann, H.A., Hordo, C., Messlinger, K., Nemmani, K.V., Rankin, A.L., Ritchie, J., Siegling, A., Smith, S.B., Sotocinal, S., Vater, A., Lehto, S.G., Klussmann, S., Quirion, R., Michaelis, M., Devor, M., and Reeh, P.W.  Variable sensitivity to noxious heat is mediated by differential expression of the CGRP gene. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., U.S.A., 102:12938-12943, 2005.
Graduate Student
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Currently Professor, The Jackson Laboratory

elissa.chesler@jax.org



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