Dr. Sanchez-Roige recently received an ECIP Travel Award to the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics! The conference will take place in October in Orlando, FL. Congratulations, Sandra!
Congratulations to Yu-yu for unofficially breaking a world record in weight lifting! Check out the article about him here!
Dr. Kayla Chase has finished her postdoc in the Palmer lab and has accepted a position as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago, IL. The Palmer Lab will miss
The article, “Identification of a novel, fast-acting GABAergic antidepressant“, by McMurray et al. (Mol. Psychiatry, 2017) has been recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field. Dr. Guy Griebel wrote a review of the article, which can
The Palmer Lab attended the Complex Trait Community Meeting in collaboration with the Rat Genomics Community in Memphis, TN June 13-17, 2017. Alex Gileta won an award for his talk: ‘Genome-wide association study for the propensity to attribute incentive salience
Abraham Palmer was featured in the La Jolla Light newspaper last week, along with his daughter and prized ’77 VW van. Check out the story behind the van and its cross country adventures.
The article, “Impulsivity as a Link between Childhood Adversity and Drug Abuse,” was accepted for publication in Development and Psychopathology. Authors include Abraham Palmer as well as collaborators Assaf Oshri, J.A. Kwon, K.A.S. Wickrama, Steven M. Kogan, L. VanderBroek, and James MacKillop.
Friday, May 26th was Celine’s last day in the Palmer lab. She will start her PhD in Human & Statistical Genetics at Washington University in St. Louis this fall. Good luck & congratulations, Celine!
Dr. Abraham Palmer was recently interviewed by Dr. David Granet on UCSD-TV. They discussed how inhibiting the Glyoxalase 1 (GLO1) enzyme can reduce signs of depression. The program was titled “A Faster Antidepressant: The Molecular and Cellular Possibilities with Abraham
Dr. Yu-yu Ren was selected to receive a T32 Fellowship in Biopsychiatry and Neuroscience. The fellowship is a 2-year program that is aimed at training physicians and psychologist in conducting research towards the understanding of the biological underpinnings of mental