Villegas, Francisco


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    PhD City University of New York Experimental Cognition 1997 
    BA City College, City University of New York Psychology 1979 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College Associate Professor Department of Behavioral Sciences 1994 – Present 
    Boricua College Educational Facilitator  1990 - 1994 
    City College and LaGuardia Community 
College Adjunct Lecturer Department of Psychology 1980 – 1985 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

  4. Non Academic Experience

    Place of EmploymentTitleDate
    Mount Sinai Medical Center Research Coordinator, Human Sexuality Program, Department
of Psychiatry 1987 - 1989 
    New York State Psychiatric Institute Research Assistant, Clinical Analytical
Psychopharmacology Department 1986 - 1988 
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Sleep EEG Technician, Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Psychiatry 1985 - 1986 
    New York State Psychiatry Institute Research Technician 1985 - 1986 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Hungund, B. L., Goldstein, D. B., Villegas, F. & Cooper, T. B.. "Formation of fatty Acids ethyl esters during chronic ethanol treatment in mice." Biochemical Pharmacology. 37 1988: 3001-3004.

        Villegas, Franciso. "Effects of Ad Libitum Midbrain Intracranial Self-Stimulation on Rapid Eye 
Movement Sleep in Rats." Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. 1997: .

        Abel, M. S., Villegas, F., Steiner, S. S., Beer, B. & Meyerson, L. R.. "The effect of rapid
eye movement sleep deprivation on cortical ß-adrenergic rapid eye movement sleep 
deprivation on cortical adrenergic receptors." Brain Research. 11 1983: 792-794.

      2. Chapters in Books:
      3. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Government Reports or Monographs
    4. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Rodriguez, B., Verdieu, Y. C., Anderson, M. & Villegas, F. 5-HT7 Agonist AS-19 and Antagonist SB-269970 on a Spatial Navigational Memory Task in Male Long-Evans Rats" 2007: Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. Austin, TX..

    "Parasram, Y. L., Rodriguez, I., Fiorucci, J., Liz, G., Castrillon, N., Gómez-Blum, L. & Villegas, F. Various Doses of Methylene Blue on Radial Maze Acquisition in Rats" 2005: Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience. Washington, DC..

    "Hungund, B. L., Villegas, F. & Mahadik, S. P. Ganglioside reduces ethanol-induced 
sleep in mice" 1987: American Society for Neurochemistry.

    "Gimino, F., Villegas, F., Murphy, P., Ocheret, D., Bashir, T., Alvarez, R., Abreau, J., Steiner, S. S., & Ellman, S. J. Clonidine blocks the effect of morphine on intracranial self-stimulation rates from the medial forebrain bundle and the locus coeruleus" 1986: Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience. Washington, D.C..

    "Villegas, F., Steiner, S. S., Abreau, J., Gimino, F., Beer, B. & Meyerson, L. R. Non correspondence of rapid eye movement sleep deprivation and cortical ß-adrenergic 
receptor regulation" 1982: Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience. Minneapolis, MN..

    "Villegas, F., Gimino, F., Alvarez, R., Abreau, J., Sano, M., Steiner, S. S. & Ellman, S. J. Morphine Differently affects ICSS interactions between the locus coeruleus and the medial forebrain bundle." 1981: Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Los Angeles, CA..

    "Villegas, F., Gimino, F., Abreau, J. & Steiner, S. S. Parametics variations in ICSS: Constant current and isolations from ground" 1980: MBRS Conference.

    "Halperin, R., Halperin, J., Villegas, F., Daren, S., Steiner, S. S. & Ellman, S. J. 
The effects of REM sleep deprivation on stimulus-bound eating thresholds" 1977: Annual Meeting of
Society for Neuroscience. Anaheim, CA..

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department
    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Chair of Behavioral Sciences Department: Aug. 2013 - Present.

      Chair of the York College IACUC committee: 1999 - Present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Eastern Psychological Association: .

    Society for Neuroscience: .

    U. S. Air force: 1968 – 1972.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Villegas, Francisco

Villegas, Francisco
Associate Professor
Behavioral Sciences