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Storm Advisory

Blizzard conditions are now impacting our region and a Connecticut statewide travel ban is in effect. The University will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries are closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled through Tuesday.

current as of 10:27 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Jacob Harney, PhD

Associate Professor

Biology Department - Chair

Bio Chem Building 160B


PhD   University of Florida   |   MS   University of Florida  |   BS   University of Connecticut

Selected Publications

Bandaru, SS, K. Lin, S.L. Roming, R. Vellipuram & J.P. Harney, 2010.  Effects of PI3K inhibition and low docosahexanoic acid on cognition and behavior. Physiol. Behav. 100:239-244.

Harney, JP., M.A. Monsey, J. Talluri & J. Meade, 2010. Effects of ketogenic diets on blood glucose, ketones, plasma lipids and cholesterol in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. J. Nutrition (In preparation).

A.A. Walf, M.E. Rhodes, J.R. Meade, J.P. Harney & C.A. Frye, 2007. Estradiol-induced conditioned place preference may require acions at estrogen receptors in the nucleus accumbens. Neuropsychopharmacology 32:522-30

Frye, C.A.,K. Sumida, B.C. Dudek, J.P. Harney, J.P. Lydon, B.W. O'Malley, D.W. Pfaff & M.E. Rhodes, 2006. Progesterone's effects to reduce anxiety behavior of aged mice do not require actions viab intracellular progrestin receptors . Psychopharmacology 186:312-22.

Frye, C.A., M.E. Rhodes, J. Talluri & J.P. Harney, 2005. Ketogenic diet decreases circulating concentrations of neuroactive steroids in female rats. Epilepsy Behav 7:231-9.

Frye, C.A., A.A. Walf, M.E. Rhodes & J.P. Harney. 2004. Progesterone enhances motor, anxiolytic, anlgesic, and antidepressive behavior of wild type mice, but not those deficient in 5 alpha reductase. Brain Research 1004(1-2):116-124.

Rhodes, M.E., J.P. Harney & C.A. Frye. 2004. Gonadal, adrenal, and neuroactive steroids' role in ictal activity. Brain Research 1000(1-2):8-18.