Graduate student Alex Gileta finally reunites with the Palmer lab in sunny San Diego. After a year and a half apart (studying at the University of Chicago), he decided he just couldn’t live without us and will be here until
Natalia Gonzales defended her thesis, “Integrative genetic analysis of behavioral and metabolic traits in an advanced intercross line of mice” on September 6th and it was approved by her committee. Congratulations, Dr. Gonzales!
Article co-authored by Abraham Palmer was accepted for publication in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology
The article, “Hierarchical investigation of genetic influences on response inhibition in healthy young adults,” is in press and will be published in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Abraham Palmer is a co-author and other authors include Jessica Weafer, Joshua Gray, Kyle
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige was recently awarded the Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship in NeuroAIDS (IRFN). This is a two-year program that includes research mentorship by UCSD neuroAIDS faculty as well as career training and seminars. The IRFN, with funding from the National Institute
High school student Daniel Liu participates in Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) funded by P50 Center
Daniel Liu, a student from Torrey Pines High School, participated in the Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) program funded by the P50 Center (P50DA037844, “Integrated GWAS of complex behavioral and gene expression traits in outbred rats”).
Article co-authored by Abraham Palmer & Riyan Cheng accepted for publication in Genes, Brain, and Behavior
The article, “Heterogeneous stock rats: a model to study the genetics of despair-like behavior in adolescence,” was accepted for publication in Genes, Brain, and Behavior. Authors include Abraham Palmer and Riyan Cheng as well as collaborators Katie Holl, Hong He,
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