Adjunct Assistant Professor

Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Shawn  Wild


  • 1997-98 Post Doctoral Training, TEMPVA Research Group, Inc., Temple, TX
  • 1996 Ph.D., Pharmacology, Concentration: Neuroscience, School of Medicine East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • 1990 B.S., Biology, Minor: Chemistry, 1990, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Biology: Evolution, Diversity and Biology of Animals (BIO-115 & BIO-115L)
  • Life Science: Human Disease Emphasis (BIO 106)
  • Life Science: Human Anatomy Emphasis (BIO 100)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (BIO 220, BIO 222)

Selected Publications

  • Barwick, V. S.; Jones, D. H.; Richter, J.T; Hicks, P. B. and Young, K. A.; Subthalamic nucleus microinjections of 5-HT-2 receptor antagonists suppress stereotypic behaviors in rats. Neuro-report, 2000.
  • Barwick, V. S. and M. S. Dar; Adenosinergic modulation of ethanol-induced motor incoordination in the rat motor cortex. Prog. Neuro-Psychopharmacol. & Biol. Psychiat. 22: 587-607; 1998.
  • Barwick, V. S.; Wooten, M. H.; Bradfield, J. F. and R. D. Myers; Fever of unknown origin: Due to C. albicans or other fungi acting on the hypothalamus? Brain Res. 635: 1 - 8; 1994.
  • Myers. R. D.; Lopez-Valpuesta, F. J.; Mi#ano, F. J.; Wooten, M. H.; Barwick, V. S. and S. D. Wolpe; Fever and feeding in the rat: Actions of intrahypothalamic interleukin-6 compared to macrophage inflammatory protein-1# (MIP-1#). J. Neurosci. Res. 39: 31- 37; 1994.
  • Barwick, V. S. and R. D. Myers; Fever produced by the fungus T. Beigelii infused into the anterior hypothalamic preoptic area of the rat. Brain Res. Bull. 32: 75 - 81; 1993.
  • Barwick, V. S. and R. D. Myers; Age dependent development of ethanol drinking in rats after inhibition of aldehyde dehydrogenase. Alcohol 9: 501 - 507; 1992.