AJ J. Baucum

AJ J. Baucum, PhD




Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Postdoctoral Fellow 06/2006 - 07/2011

University of Utah - Postdoctoral Training 06/2004 - 05/2006


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Research Instructor 08/2011 - 07/2013

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis - Assistant Professor of Biology - 08/2013-Present

Indiana University School of Medicine - Primary Faculty Stark Neurociences Research Institute - 08/2013-Present

Indiana University School of Medicine - Adjunt Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology - 04/2018 - Present


Key Publications

Morris CW, Watkins DS, Salek AB, Edler MC, Anthony J. Baucum II. The association of spinophilin with disks large-associated protein 3 (SAPAP3) is regulated by metabotropic glutamate receptor (mGluR) 5. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. 2018 Jun 14;90:60-69

Edler MC, Salek AB, Watkins DS, Kaur H, Morris CW, Yamamoto BK, Baucum II AJ. (2018). Mechanisms regulating the association of protein phosphatase 1 with spinophilin and neurabin. ACS Chemical Neuroscience 2018 Jun 1. 

Hiday AC, Edler MC, Salek AB, Morris CW, Thang M, Rentz TJ, Rose KL, Jones LM, and Baucum 2nd AJ. (2017) Mechanisms and consequences of dopamine depletion-induced attenuation of the spinophilin/neurofilament medium interaction. Neural Plasticity 2017, 4153076

Baucum, A. J. 2nd. (2017). Proteomic analysis of post-synaptic protein complexes underlying neuronal plasticity. ACS Chem Neurosci, 2017. 8, 689-701.

Baucum 2nd AJ, Shonesy BC, Rose KL, and Colbran RC. (2015). Quantitative proteomics analysis of CaMKII phosphorylation and the CaMKII interactome in the mouse forebrain. ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 6(4):615-31. PMID: 25650780

Baucum 2nd AJ, Brown AM, Colbran RJ (2013). Differential association of postsynaptic signaling protein complexes in striatum and hippocampus. Journal of Neurochemistry. 124(4):490-501. PMCID: PMC3557548

Baucum 2nd AJ, Strack S, and Colbran RJ (2012). Age-Dependent Targeting of Protein Phosphatase 1 to Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II by Spinophilin in Mouse Striatum. PLoS One. 7(2):e31554. PMCID: PMC3278457



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Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Primary Faculty Stark Neurosciences Research Institute