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
High school student Daniel Liu participates in Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) funded by P50 Center
Daniel Liu, a student from Torrey Pines High School, participated in the Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) program funded by the P50 Center (P50DA037844, “Integrated GWAS of complex behavioral and gene expression traits in outbred rats”).
Dr. Sanchez-Roige recently received an ECIP Travel Award to the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics! The conference will take place in October in Orlando, FL. Congratulations, Sandra!
Congratulations to Yu-yu for unofficially breaking a world record in weight lifting! Check out the article about him here!
Dr. Kayla Chase has finished her postdoc in the Palmer lab and has accepted a position as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago, IL. The Palmer Lab will miss
The article, “Identification of a novel, fast-acting GABAergic antidepressant“, by McMurray et al. (Mol. Psychiatry, 2017) has been recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field. Dr. Guy Griebel wrote a review of the article, which can