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
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.
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. 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!