*denotes undergraduate authors

Publications

Tong, MT, Kim, PT-Y.*, & Cleland, TA. (2018). Kinase activity in the olfactory bulb is required for odor memory consolidation. Learning and Memory, 25, 198-205.

Tong, MT, Peace, ST, and Cleland, TA (2014). Molecular and structural mechanisms of olfactory bulb memory, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 238.

Manuscripts in preparation

Schroeder, MK*, Tong, MT, Rosenberg RL. The effects of Curcumin on glial morphology following spinal cord injury in lampreys.

Tong, MT, Mandairon, N, Singh, R*, Martinez, CR*, Gibson, EL*, Lee, FS, & Cleland, TA. TrkB activity has a role in the formation of high-specificity, long-term, odour representations.

Tong, MT, Raghavan, M, Pleiss, JA & Cleland, TA. Towards a spatiotemporal map of plasticity- related activity following olfactory associative learning.

Public writing

Tong, MT. (2017, January 31). “Make Room for the Dean’s List Subversives.” [Editorial]. Diverse Issues in Higher Education. http://diverseeducation.com/article/92001/

Tong, MT. (2015, October 19). “The Conversation We Should Be Having.” [Editorial]. Cornell Daily Sun. http://cornellsun.com/2015/10/19/guest-room-the-conversation-we-should-be-having/

Conferences & Presentations

Chaudhary A*, Crosby M*, Gillenwater J*, Martin VM*, Tong MT. Role of Perineuronal Nets in Reducing Memory Interference in Mice. A Distributed Network of Neuroscience Scholars Research Symposium. Wooster, OH, US. July 9-10, 2018.

Wallace OP*, Awol AK*, Tong MT. Odor similarity decreases learning and memory of olfactory discrimination. Midwest/Great Lakes Undergraduate Research Symposium in Neuroscience Conference. Delaware, OH, US. September 30, 2017.

Wallace OP*, Awol AK*, Tong MT. Effects of odor similarity on the learning and memory of olfactory discrimination. A Distributed Network of Neuroscience Scholars Research Symposium. Wooster, OH, US. July 11, 2017.

Tong MT. Inclusive course design for (large) introductory classes. The Teaching Professor Conference. St. Louis, MO, US. June 2-4, 2017.

Tong MT, Raghavan M, Pleiss JA, Cleland TA. Olfactory learning-induced plasticity-related protein activity varies across brain regions. Canadian Association for Neuroscience 2017. Montreal, QB, CA. May 28-30, 2017.

Zagha K*, Tong MT. Effect of Disaster Type on Self-Reported Desire to Provide Financial Support. Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference (MAUPRC). Evansville, IN, US. April 8, 2017. Tong MT. The goals and motivations of international students: implications for research mentorship practices. American Society for Engineering Education Spring Conference. Ithaca, NY, US. April 8-9, 2016.

Tong MT, Kim T-YP*, Gibson EL, Singh R, Cleland TA. The role of BDNF-TrkB signaling in olfactory bulb-dependent olfactory memory. Society for Neuroscience. Washington DC, US. November 15-19, 2014.

Tong MT, Cleland TA. TrkB receptor activity in the olfactory bulb is needed for long-term memory of odour-reward learning. Canadian Association for Neuroscience 2014. Montreal, QB, CA. May 25-28, 2014.

Tong MT. Long-term goals of international students in the American University: Implications for faculty mentorship. Center for Teaching Excellence: Teaching as Research Conference. Ithaca, NY, US. May 16, 2014.

Tong MT, Cleland TA. Olfactory bulb as model system for the cellular and molecular dissection of memory. Society for Neuroscience. San Diego CA, US. November 9-13, 2013.

Tong MT, Cleland TA. Role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in the olfactory long-term memory persistence. Frontiers in Life Science. Ithaca NY, US. April 2-3, 2012.

Cleland TA, Tong MT, Wie BJ*, Zimering JH*. Mechanisms of intrinsic learning within olfactory bulb. XVI International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste. Stockholm, SE. June 23-27, 2012.

Tong MT, Cleland TA. Role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) secretion in neurogenesis- dependent olfactory consolidation. Society for Neuroscience. Washington DC, US, November 12-16, 2011.