Erika Caramillo-Hatch

Visiting Assistant Professor

Erika M. Caramillo-Hatch

Visiting Professor

Research Interests

Comparative models of Alzheimer’s Disease (amyloid hypothesis), learning, memory, individual differences, and PTSD in the zebrafish.

Courses Taught

  • PSY 110 – Intro to Psychology
  • PSY 360 – Behavioral Statistics
  • PSY 426 – Behavioral Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Caramillo, E. M., Khan, K., M., & Echavarria, D. J. (2017).  Memory effects of methylene blue in the zebrafish. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Caramillo, E. M., Khan, K., M., & Echevarria, D. J. (2017). Effects of scopolamine on memory in the zebrafish. Manuscript in preparation. 

Caramillo, E. M., Khan, K., M., & Echevarria, D. J. (2017). Memory effects of isolation  stress in the zebrafish. Manuscript in preparation.

Caramillo, E. M., & Echevarria, D. J. (2017). Scopolamine affects zebrafish memory in a dose dependent manner. Manuscript in preparation.

Caramillo, E. M., & Echevarria, D. J. (2017). The effects of methylene blue on scopolamine induced cognitive deficiencies in the zebrafish. Manuscript in preparation.

Frick, E. Sims, H., Khan, K. M., Caramillo, E. M., & Echevarria, D. J. (2017). The right fit: finding the ideal volume and exposure time for drug delivery in zebrafish. Manuscript in preparation.

Hajnal, A., Khan, K. M., Kelty-Stephen, D. G., Palatinus, Z., Clark, J. D., Doyon, J.K., Surber, T., Caramillo, E. M., Collier, A. D., & Echevarria, D. J.  (2017). Predicting stress through multiscale interactions in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). Manuscript in preparation.

Caramillo, E. M., & Echevarria, D. J. (2017). Alzheimer’s disease in the zebrafish: Where can we take it? Behavioral Pharmacology, 2-3, 179-186.

 Echevarria, D. J., Caramillo, E. M., & Gonzalez-Lima, F. (2016). Methylene blue facilitates memory retention in zebrafish in a dose-dependent manner. Zebrafish, 13, 489-494.

Caramillo, E., M., Khan, K.M., Collier, A.D., & Echevarria, D. J. (2014). Modeling PTSD in zebrafish: Are we there yet? Behavioral Brain Research, 276, 151-160. 

Collier, A. D., Khan, K. M., Caramillo, E. M., & Echevarria, D. J. (2014). Zebrafish and conditional place preference: A translational model of drug addiction. Progress in Neuro- Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 55, 16-25.