Celine St. Pierre will start her PhD in Human & Statistical Genetics at Washington University in St. Louis this fall. Congratulations, Celine!
Liz Joyce, our former undergraduate, has received a Fulbright Open Study/Research Award as part of the 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She will use this opportunity to continue studying genetics in Germany next year. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is
The recently published article, “Identification of a novel, fast acting GABAergic anti-depressant“, has garnered significant attention in various news and social media outlets! San Diego’s CW6 news interviewed Dr. Abraham Palmer about the study’s findings. UCSD highlighted the study in
Dr. Riyan Cheng has joined the Palmer Lab! He is our new Associate Project Scientist. Dr. Cheng was recently a Research Fellow in Justin Borevitz’s lab at The Australian National University, where he developed novel statistical methods to perform genome-wide
The article, “Genetic Background Limits Generalizability of Genotype-Phenotype Relationships“, by Sittig et al. (Neuron, 2016) has been recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field. Dr. Susanne Ahmari ranked the article as “Exceptional” (three stars) in her
April Williams has accepted an offer as a Bioinformatics Scientist at Arima Genomics, a biotechnology company based here in San Diego. Arima Genomics seeks to develop new platforms for DNA sequencing that enables identification of structural variants and assembly of
The recent article, “Genome-wide Association Study of Loneliness Demonstrates a Role for Common Variation“, has garnered significant attention in various news and social media outlets! KSWB Fox 5 interviewed Dr. Abraham Palmer about the study’s findings. Dr. Sandra Sanchez Roige
The recent Neuron article, “Genetic Background Limits Generalizability of Genotype-Phenotype Relationships”, has garnered considerable attention on various social media outlets! No doubt helped by the accompanying whimsical video abstract, “Should Single Strains Suffice?”, starring Drs. Laura Sittig, Abraham Palmer, and
In the above Cell Press video abstract, “Should Single Strains Suffice?”, Drs. Laura Sittig and Abraham Palmer explain what happened when they examined the effects of two genetic mutations on a panel of different mouse strains. Their findings were recently
Jungkyun Seo will start his PhD in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics at the Duke University Graduate School this fall. Congratulations and farewell, Jung!