At the 41st Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting in San Diego on June 16-20, Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Abraham Palmer organized a symposium titled “Translational genetics of alcohol use disorders: multidisciplinary approaches to identifying novel therapeutic targets.” Amanda presented a
The NIDA Genetics Consortium meeting was held on Saturday June 16th on the UCSD campus at the Medical Education and Telemedicine Building. Speakers from all over the world came to discuss recent advances in genetics and genomics as well as the
Palmer lab member Amelie Baud recently gave birth to a baby girl named Chloe! Congratulations, Amelie! We can’t wait to meet her.
Dr. Abraham Palmer was awarded a High Impact Research Project Award from the California Tobacco Related-Disease Research Program (TRDRP) for his project titled “Genetic relationship between impulsivity and nicotine abuse.” This is a three year, $750,000 grant that starts July
A U01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was awarded to Dr. Robert Hitzemann, Dr. Suzanne Mitchell, and Dr. Abraham Palmer. The grant, titled “Identification of genetic features of delay discounting using a heterogeneous stock rat model,” will
Abraham Palmer gives talk at the annual Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior meeting in San Diego
Dr. Abraham Palmer recently gave a talk about the genetics of delay discounting at the annual Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior meeting in San Diego. His talk was titled “Rats! Quantitative Behavioral Genetics.”
Dr. Abraham Palmer gave a talk titled, “Using N/NIH heterogeneous stock (HS) rats to study the genetic basis of behavior,” at the IBANGS annual meeting on May 21. The International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society annual meeting was held in Rochester,
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige recently presented her work titled, “Genome-wide association study meta-analysis of the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) in two population-based cohorts (N=141,958)” at 23andMe Genome Research Day. Her abstract was 1 of the 6 chosen to participate
Former lab member Margaret Distler recently had a baby girl, named Hazel Nalini. Congratulations, Margaret!
The NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) recently awarded the Scripps Research team two separate grants totaling $7.5 million. The five-year grants will allow the researchers, led by Dr. Olivier George, to combine next-generation sequencing with rodent behavioral screening in a