The Palmer Lab attended the Complex Trait Community Meeting in collaboration with the Rat Genomics Community in Memphis, TN June 13-17, 2017. Alex Gileta won the Outstanding Presentation award for his talk: ‘Genome-wide association study for the propensity to attribute
Abraham Palmer was featured in the La Jolla Light newspaper last week, along with his daughter and prized ’77 VW van. Check out the story behind the van and its cross country adventures.
The article, “Impulsivity as a Link between Childhood Adversity and Drug Abuse,” was accepted for publication in Development and Psychopathology. Authors include Abraham Palmer as well as collaborators Assaf Oshri, J.A. Kwon, K.A.S. Wickrama, Steven M. Kogan, L. VanderBroek, and James MacKillop.
Friday, May 26th was Celine’s last day in the Palmer lab. She will start her PhD in Human & Statistical Genetics at Washington University in St. Louis this fall. Good luck & congratulations, Celine!
Dr. Abraham Palmer was recently interviewed by Dr. David Granet on UCSD-TV. They discussed how inhibiting the Glyoxalase 1 (GLO1) enzyme can reduce signs of depression. The program was titled “A Faster Antidepressant: The Molecular and Cellular Possibilities with Abraham
Dr. Yu-yu Ren was selected to receive a T32 Fellowship in Biopsychiatry and Neuroscience. The fellowship is a 2-year program that is aimed at training physicians and psychologist in conducting research towards the understanding of the biological underpinnings of mental
Drs. Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Sandra Sanchez-Roige have each received a Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the Genes, Brain and Behavior 2017 meeting of the International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) in Madrid, Spain. The meeting took place May
Dr. Oksana Polesskaya was nominated as a 2016-17 STAR Award Recipient in recognition of and appreciation for outstanding service and enduring contribution to the advancement of UCSD Psychiatry’s teaching, research, clinical and public service missions. Congratulations and well deserved, Oksana!
Hannah Wladecki has joined the Palmer Lab. She will be the new lab manager. Hannah was recently working in the Institute for Genomic Medicine Sequencing Core for the past 2.5 years where she prepared sequencing libraries and operated the Illumina
Members of the Palmer Lab and UCSD Psychiatry Department were among the 15,000+ scientists and supporters that joined the March for Science in downtown San Diego on Saturday April 22nd. The rally was part of an international effort to champion