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
Natalia Gonzales has won an award to attend both the Seminar and Conference portions of the Quantitative Genetics and Genomics meeting of the 2015 Gordon Research Conference in Lucca (Barga), Italy. The USDA Animal Genetics conference award covers the costs
Apurva Chitre has joined the Palmer Lab! She recently completed her M.S. in Bioinformatics at John Hopkins University. While there, she also worked as a data analyst and research coordinator for multiple large-scale studies investigating the genetic basis of various
Dr. Oksana Polesskaya is the new Scientific Coordinator for the NIDA Center for GWAS in Outbred Rats! The Scientific Coordinator is a crucial part of the Administrative Core, which is based at the University of Chicago. Dr. Polesskaya obtained her
Jungkyun Seo will join the Palmer Lab in January! He recently completed his M.S. in Statistics at the University of Chicago. He also worked as a Research Assistant in Nancy Cox’s lab, where he analyzed large sets of genomic data