Gary Wayman, Ph.D.
Office: Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building (VBR) room 335
Phone: (509) 335-8211
Recruiting Ph.D. students for fall 2017
2014-Present Associate Professor, IPN, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1986 A.S. Biology; Grays Harbor Community College, Aberdeen, WA
1988 B.S. Biochemistry; Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1995 Ph.D. Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1999 Early Development of Xenopus Laevis, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Prior Academic Appointments
1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1995-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
2001-2007 Assistant Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
2001-2007 Research Assistant Professor, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
2007-2014 Assistant Professor, IPN, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Branched dimerization of Tat peptide improves permeability to HeLa and hippocampal neuronal cells.Monreal IA, Liu Q, Tyson K, Bland T, Dalisay DS, Adams EV, Wayman GA, Aguilar HC, Saludes JPChem. Commun. (Camb.) (2015) 51: 5463-6.The effect of the aquatic contaminants bisphenol-A and PCB-95 on the zebrafish lateral line.Hayashi L, Sheth M, Young A, Kruger M, Wayman GA, Coffin ABNeurotoxicology (2015) 46: 125-36.
The procognitive and synaptogenic effects of angiotensin IV-derived peptides are dependent on activation of the hepatocyte growth factor/c-met system.Benoist CC, Kawas LH, Zhu M, Tyson KA, Stillmaker L, Appleyard SM, Wright JW, Wayman GA, Harding JWJ. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. (2014) 351: 390-402.
Leptin potentiates GABAergic synaptic transmission in the developing rodent hippocampus.Guimond D, Diabira D, Porcher C, Bader F, Ferrand N, Zhu M, Appleyard SM, Wayman GA, Gaiarsa JLFront Cell Neurosci (2014) 8: 235.
Leptin-induced spine formation requires TrpC channels and the CaM kinase cascade in the hippocampus.Dhar M, Wayman GA, Zhu M, Lambert TJ, Davare MA, Appleyard SMJ. Neurosci. (2014) 34: 10022-33.
Leptin induces hippocampal synaptogenesis via CREB-regulated microRNA-132 suppression of p250GAP.Dhar M, Zhu M, Impey S, Lambert TJ, Bland T, Karatsoreos IN, Nakazawa T, Appleyard SM, Wayman GAMol. Endocrinol. (2014) 28: 1073-87.
The environmental neurotoxicant PCB 95 promotes synaptogenesis via ryanodine receptor-dependent miR132 upregulation.Lesiak A, Zhu M, Chen H, Appleyard SM, Impey S, Lein PJ, Wayman GAJ. Neurosci. (2014) 34: 717-25.