After a decade of perpetual Chicago winter, the Palmer Lab is moving to sunny California! Dr. Palmer will join the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California – San Diego on January 1, 2016.
Alex Gileta received a F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the NIH & NIDA for his project, titled “GWAS for the attribution of incentive salience in outbred rats”. The NIH & NIDA award these fellowships to provide predoctoral
The first Rat Genetics and Genomics for Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction workshop was held on Monday June 29th in the Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago. Speakers from all over the world came to discuss recent advances in
The Complex Trait Consortium’s 14th annual meeting was held in Portland, Oregon from June 8-11. Alex Gileta, Natalia Gonzales, Abraham Palmer, and several other past or future Palmer lab members attended.
The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago has promoted Dr. Abraham Palmer to full Professor, effective July 1, 2015. Dr. Marcelo Nobrego was also promoted to full Professor and Dr. Daniela del Gaudio was promoted to Associate
Drs. Abraham Palmer, Leah Solberg-Woods, and Kevin Regner awarded a grant from the Advancing A Healthier Wisconsin Endowment at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Their Research and Education (REP) Responsive proposal, “Genetic Mapping and Gene Identification in Acute Kidney Injury Using Outbred Rats”, has been funded by the Medical College of Wisconsin Board of Trustees in the amount of $200,000 over two years, beginning
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!