Dr. Oksana Polesskaya is the new Scientific Coordinator for the NIDA Center for GWAS in Outbred Rats! The Scientific Coordinator is a crucial part of the Administrative Core, which is based at the University of Chicago. Dr. Polesskaya obtained her
Jungkyun Seo will join the Palmer Lab in January! He recently completed his M.S. in Statistics at the University of Chicago. He also worked as a Research Assistant in Nancy Cox’s lab, where he analyzed large sets of genomic data
April Williams has also accepted a post-doc position and will join the Palmer Lab in Spring 2015! She is currently finishing her PhD in Coleen Murphy’s lab at Princeton University. Her dissertation is titled “Transcriptional Profiling of Dissociated Adult Caenorhabditis
Amanda Barkley-Levenson has accepted a post-doc position and will join the Palmer Lab in Spring 2015! She is currently finishing her PhD in John Crabbe’s lab at the Oregon Health & Sciences University. Her dissertation is titled “The role of
Dr. Jianjun Gao has joined the lab! He will be an instrumental part of the P50 grant, where he will use his impressive background in biostatistics to develop novel and efficient methods of analyzing complex genotype and behavioral phenotype data.
Dr. Peter Carbonetto accepts a position at www.Ancestory.com Dr. Carbonetto spent a year in the Palmer lab during which time he contributed to several projects that are only now being published.
Her undergraduate thesis is titled “Mapping of anxiety-like traits in an advanced intercross line of mice.”
Emily will start her MPH at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in NYC this fall!
Camila will start her PhD in Neuroscience at the Sackler School for Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University in Boston this fall!
Numerous press releases and online articles accompany Amy Hart’s and Abraham Palmer’s PNAS article about amphetamine, schizophrenia and ADHD
“Liking Amphetamine Linked to Reduced Risk of Mental Disorder,” featured on The Scientist “Genetic Predisposition To Liking Amphetamine Reduces Risk Of Schizophrenia And ADHD” featured on Science Life “Genetic predisposition to liking amphetamine reduces risk of schizophrenia and ADHD” featured on