Dr. Palmer delivered the keynote lecture at the 1st Finnish Symposium of Biological Psychiatry on the University of Helsinki campus on May 18th. His talk was titled “Using quantitative genetic techniques to elucidate molecular mechanisms of behavior”.
The NIDA National Center for GWAS in Outbred Rats was highlighted in the University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience’s Spring 2015 newsletter. Dr. Palmer is the Principal Director of this multi-site effort to refine understanding of the
The cover story of Medicine on the Midway’s Spring 2015 issue focuses on how different University of Chicago neuroscientists are employing innovative and powerful approaches in their research. Dr. Palmer is one of four faculty members featured in this article,
Kayla Chase has accepted a joint post-doc position and will join both the Palmer and Lieb Labs in Summer 2015!
Dr. Palmer presented at the Neuroscience Integrative Center for Addictions’ Seminar Series at the University of California – Los Angeles this week. His talk was titled “Quantitative Behavioral Genetics”.
Michelle Fay Cortez of Bloomberg Business wrote an article about biopharmaceutical company Amgen Inc’s recent deCODE Genetics initiative. They are sequencing the genomes of more than 1 in every 100 people in the country of Iceland in order to find
Yu-yu Ren has accepted a post-doc position and will join the Palmer Lab in Fall 2015! He is currently finishing his PhD in Jun Li’s lab at the University of Michigan. His dissertation research focuses on gene expression patterns in
Dr. Palmer presented at the Human Genetics Seminar for the University of Chicago Department of Human Genetics on Monday March 9, 2015. His talk was titled “Quantitative Behavioral Genetics”.
The Winter 2015 retreat, titled “Gene Expression and Epigenetics”, for the Psychiatric Genetics Training Grant was held on Friday March 6th in the Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery. Speakers from various departments across the University presented their related research to
Large personality GWAS consortium paper accepted for publication in JAMA Psychiatry; Abraham Palmer, Harriet de Wit, and Amy Hart are co-authors
The paper titled “Genome-wide association study identifies novel locus for neuroticism and shows polygenic association with Major Depressive Disorder” has been accepted for publication at JAMA Psychiatry. The de Wit/Palmer group contributed one of 29 datasets, resulting in a total