This course has been taught for the past two years at the scenic Highseas mansion just outside of Bar Harbor, Maine. Abraham co-organizes this course with his friend and collaborator Dr. Elissa Chesler. Website.
This article showed up in the Chicago Tribune today.
Natalia Gonzales, who did her undergraduate work at Williams College and is currently a graduate student in the Human Genetics Graduate Program has decided to join that Palmer lab. She will be the third graduate student in the lab and
Abraham Palmer’s review article “Pavlovian fear memory circuits and phenotype models of PTSD.” published in Neuropharmacology
Clarissa Parker, Riyan Cheng and Abraham Palmer’s article “Fine-mapping alleles for body weight in LG/J × SM/J F2 and F34 advanced intercross lines” published in Mammalian Genome
This paper was a team effort to use body weight data that we’d collected as part of the methamphetamine studies. Since these animals had been selected for divergent body size prior to inbreeding we figured there would be a number
Riyan Cheng and Abraham Palmer’s article “QTLRel: an R Package for Genome-wide Association Studies in which Relatedness is a Concern” accepted for publication in BMC Genetics
Riyan Cheng and Abraham Palmer are co-authors on “Genetic determinants for intramuscular fat content and water-holding capacity in mice selected for high muscle mass” in Mammalian Genome
The talk was called “Using Intermediate Phenotypes to Bridge the Gap Between Human and Mouse Genetics” and was part of symposium titled “Unraveling Genetic Influences on Substance Misuse: The Intermediate Phenotype”. Details can be found here.
This is the first R01 that I’ve ever had to renew, luckily I got it on the first try! The grant was funded by NIDA and is titled “Systems genetic analysis of methamphetamine’s motivational effects in a mouse AIL” and