The article, “Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over one million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences,” was accepted for publication in Nature Genetics. Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Abraham Palmer are co-authors along with
On November 1, Alex Gileta defended his thesis at the University of Chicago. The title of his thesis was “Genetic analyses of Pavlovian conditioning in outbred models,” and it was approved by his committee. Congratulations, Dr. Gileta!
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented at the Cell Mapping Symposium held at Roth Auditorium at Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine. His talk was titled “Ratification of network research.”
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige presented a poster at the fourth annual Chancellor’s Research Excellence Scholarships Symposium held at UCSD. The title of her poster was “Intersection of Impulsive Personality Traits and Drug Experimentation: A Genome-Wide Association Approach.”
Three members of the Palmer lab presented posters at the annual American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) meeting in San Diego. Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige presented a poster titled “Intersection of Impulsive Personality Traits and Drug Experimentation: A Genome-Wide Association Approach.”
Dr. Abraham Palmer recently gave a talk at the at the 6th Annual Molecular Psychiatry Meeting in Kauai, Hawaii. His talk was titled, “Using GWAS, eQTL and PrediXcan (aka TWAS) to understand complex behavioral traits in mice and rats.”
A new U01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was awarded to Drs. Abraham Palmer, Dongjun Chung, Roberto Ciccocioppo, Gerard Thomas Hardiman, Peter Kalivas, and Leah Catherine Solberg Woods. The grant is titled “The Genetic Basis of
Former lab member Amy Hart recently had a baby boy, named Leopold. Congratulations, Amy!
Marijuana.com featured an interview with Dr. Palmer about the role of genetics in marijuana use in an article titled, “Study Examines What Role Genes Play for Marijuana Use.” The article discusses his and Sandra Sanchez-Roige’s recent study published in Nature Neuroscience titled,
Palmer Lab undergraduate student, Amy Lee, gave a talk at the UC San Diego Summer Research Conference. Her talk was titled “The role of Glo1 enzyme activity on the severity of alcohol withdrawal in mice.” She completed research for this