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Damani Bryant


  • Ph.D., Binghamton University -SUNY
  • M.A., Binghamton University- SUNY
  • B.S., Washington & Lee University


  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Cellular and Developmental Neurobiology

Research-Cellular Neurobiology

  • Impact of sexual differentiation on neuronal responses to estrogen
  • Neuroprotection
  • Nongenomic signaling responses to hormones

Selected Publications

Bryant, D. N., and Dorsa D.M. (2010) Roles of estrogen receptor alpha and beta in sexually dimorphic neuroprotection against glutamate toxicity Neuroscience 170: 1261-1269

Sheldahl, L. C., Shapiro, R. A., Bryant, D. N., Koerner, I. P., and Dorsa D. M. (2008) Estrogen induces rapid translocation of ER? but not ER? to the neuronal plasma membrane Neuroscience  153(3):751-61

Malyala A., Zhang C., Bryant, D. N., Kelly M.J., and Ronnekleiv, O.K.  (2008) PI3K Signaling Effects in Hypothalamic Neurons Mediated by Estrogen  Journal of Comparative Neurology 506 (6) 895-911

Contact information:

Phillips Hall 341
Department of Biology
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Ph: 715-836-3190
Fax: 715-836-5089