Brian P. Grone Curriculum Vitae
2010-Present: Stanford University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow, Advisor: Philippe Mourrain
2004-2010: Stanford University
Ph.D. Integrative and Organismal Biology; Advisor: Russell D. Fernald
2000-2004: University of California at Berkeley
B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology: Genetics and Development
HONORS AND AWARDS
Stanford School of Medicine Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship: 2010-2011
ScientificBlogging University Writing Competition Finalist: 2009
University of California Regents’ and Chancellors’ Scholarship: 2000-2004
Grone, B.P., Carpenter, R.E., Lee, M., Maruska, K.P., Fernald, R.D., Food deprivation explains effects of mouthbrooding on ovaries and steroid hormones, but not neuropeptide mRNA, in Astatotilapia burtoni. Hormones and Behavior. 2012; 62 (1): 18-26
Wang, G., Grone, B., Colas, D., Appelbaum, L., Mourrain, P. Synaptic plasticity in sleep: learning, homeostasis and disease. Trends in Neurosciences. 2011; 34 (9): 452-63
Grone, B. P., Chang, D, Bourgin, P., Cao, V., Fernald R.D., Heller, H. C., and Ruby, N.F. Light-induced suppression of the molecular circadian clock in the suprachiasmatic nucleus. Journal of Biological Rhythms. 2011; 26 (1): 78-81
Grone, B.P., Maruska, K.P., Korzan, W.J., Fernald, R.D. Social status regulates kisspeptin receptor mRNA in the brain of Astatotilapia burtoni. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 2010; 169 (1) 98-107
Grone, B. P., Zhao, S., Chen, C., and Fernald, R.D. Localization and diurnal expression of melanopsin, vertebrate ancient opsin and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide in a teleost retina. Journal of Biological Rhythms. 2007; 22; 558-561
Grone, B.P., Lee, M., Fernald, R.D. (2010) NPY and GnRH Systems Respond to Food Deprivation in a Mouthbrooding Cichlid. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Seattle, WA. (Oral presentation)
Grone, B.P. (2009) Integrating cues for reproduction: Kisspeptin plays a role. Animal Behavior Graduate Group, Davis, CA. (Oral presentation)
Grone, B.P., Korzan, W., Chen, C., Maruska, K., and Fernald, R.D. (2009) Integrating cues for reproduction: new facets of Kisspeptin signaling. Bay Area Neuroscience Gathering, San Francisco, CA. (Poster)
Grone, B.P., Korzan, W., Chen, C., Maruska, K., and Fernald, R.D. (2009) Integrating cues for reproduction: new facets of Kisspeptin signaling. Stanford Neuroscience Retreat (Poster)
Grone, B.P., Chen, C., Lee M., and Fernald R.D. (2007). GnRH2, feeding, and reproduction in female Astatotilapia burtoni. Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Pacific Grove, CA. (Poster)
Course Instructor: Stanford Biocore Explorations: Frankenfish, October 2010, 2011
Designed, created, and taught a one-day undergraduate course on neuropeptides and zebrafish.
Undergraduate Mentor: 2006-2009
Mentored Stanford undergraduate Malinda Lee’s senior honors thesis: “Effects of Food Deprivation on GnRH and Behavior.” Directly supervised three other undergraduates.
Teaching Assistant: Biology 42 Cell Biology and Animal Physiology, Winter 2005
Led two weekly review sections and office hours. Wrote and graded examination questions.
Teaching Assistant: Biology 163 Neural Systems and Behavior, Fall 2005
Led two weekly discussion and review sections. Graded midterm and final examinations.
Martial Arts Instructor: Stanford Athletics 81M, 2005-2011
Led weekly classes in the practice of Muay Thai, the national sport of Thailand.
International Society for Neuroethology: 2007-Present
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology: 2009-Present
Society for Neuroscience: 2010-Present
Journal Ad-hoc Reviewer:
Chronobiology International, 2012
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2010
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 2009
Departmental Student-Invited Speaker Committee: Stanford University, 2006
Organized speaker visit and introduced the speaker, Dr. Drew Endy, now a faculty member in the Stanford Department of Bioengineering.
Organizer of Behavior Journal Club: Stanford University, 2005
Created a weekly forum for students with interest in animal behavior to discuss papers. Scheduled presenters, publicized the group, and secured