A recent article by Wency Leung at The Globe and Mail discusses why loneliness is so bad for the human body. The article is titled “Why is loneliness so toxic? Scientists are exploring what it does to the human body,” and highlights
Palmer Lab Research Highlighted as One of the Top Advancements & Breakthroughs by BBR Foundation Grantees in 2017
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presented the Palmer Lab with honors for one of the Top Advancements & Breakthroughs by Foundation Grantees in 2017. This list illustrates some of the major research achievements by BBRF grantees over the past
The article, “Genome-wide association study of delay discounting in 23,217 adult research participants of European ancestry” written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige, was published in Nature Neuroscience. The recently published article has garnered significant attention in various news and social media
The article written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige entitled “The genetics of human personality” was accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. Abraham Palmer is a co-author on the paper. Congratulations, Sandra!
Congratulations to Yu-yu for setting a new American record and unofficially breaking a world record in weight lifting! He deadlifted 340kg, which is 15kg over the current world record. Check out the article about him here!
The article written by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige entitled “Genome-wide association study of Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) scores in 20,328 research participants of European ancestry” was accepted for publication in Addiction Biology. Abraham Palmer is a co-author on the
Dr. Amelie Baud has joined the Palmer Lab! She is a Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellow at EMBL – EBI in the UK and Visiting Scholar at UCSD. Amelie’s research focuses on understanding how genetic variants in an individual can
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!
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