The article, “Genetic variation associated with euphorigenic effects of d-amphetamine is associated with diminished risk for schizophrenia and ADHD,” was accepted for publication in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Amy Hart (currently at UPenn) and Abraham Palmer are
Natalia’s F31 Grant titled ”Integrative genetic analysis of methamphetamine’s motivational effects in mice“ was funded by the National Institutes of Health & National Institute on Drug Abuse. For more information about the the F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual
Dr. Palmer’s R21 grant titled “GWAS for goal versus sign tracking in genetically heterogeneous rats” was funded today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Terry Robinson and Shelley Flagel (Universty of Michigan) will be be co-investigators and Alex Gileta
The article, “Propensity for social interaction predicts nicotine reinforced behaviors in outbred rats” has been accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. Other co-authors include Tengfei Wang, Wenyan Han, Bin Wang, Qin Jiang, Leah Solberg Woods and Hao Chen.
Dr. Palmer speaks at North Carolina State University, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy & UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Palmer presented his talk, “Behavioral Genetic Studies in Mice and Men” at North Carolina State University on Monday Nov 25. He also spoke at UNC Chapel Hill and at the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics Seminar hosted by UNC Eshelman
The article, “The circadian clock gene Csnk1e regulates REM sleep amount and NREM sleep architecture in mice” has been accepted for publication in SLEEP. Other co-authors include Lili Zhou, Fred Turek, Martha Vitaterna and Andrew London.
The article “Genetic Variation for Life History Sensitivity to Seasonal Warming in Arabidopsis thaliana” has been accepted for publication in Genetics. Other co-authors include Justin Borevitz, Riyan Cheng, Yan Li and Kurt Spokas.
The Epstein Trainee Award for excellence in human genetics research is awarded by the American Society of Human Genetics. It is a merit-based award that recognizes highly competitive abstracts submitted and presented at the ASHG Annual Meeting. Congratulations, Shyam! For more information,
The article, “Social neuroscience and its potential contribution to psychiatry” was published in World Psychiatry. This review was co-authored by Drs. John and Stephanie Cacioppo and Dr. Stephanie Dulawa.
Drs. Abraham Palmer and Laura Sittig awarded a grant from the Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) at the University of Chicago
The Pilot and Feasibility award is titled “Mapping epistatic modifiers of diabetes using the Akita mouse model of pancreatic beta cell stress” and provides $35,000 to study epistatic interactions between the Akita mutation in the insulin protein and genetic modifiers. The award