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 an award for his talk: ‘Genome-wide association study for the propensity to attribute incentive salience
Drs. Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Sandra Sanchez-Roige have each received a Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the Genes, Brain and Behavior 2017 meeting of the International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) in Madrid, Spain. The meeting took place May
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented at the Hillcrest Biomedical and Clinical Research Seminar Series at the University of California San Diego on Wednesday April 5th, 2017. His talk was titled “Using GWAS studies in rodents for deciphering human disease”.
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented at the Institute for Genetics Seminar series at the University of California San Francisco on March 24th. His talk was titled “A Toolbox and Rationale for Performing GWAS for Behavioral Traits in Outbred Mice and Rats”.
The 2017 meetings of the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) and Seminar (GRS) for Quantitative Genetics & Genomics was held in Galveston, TX from February 25th – March 3rd. Graduate student Alex Gileta and post-doc Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige attended both sessions
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented at the Department of Pharmacology Seminar Series at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center on January 11th. His talk was titled “Using outbred mice and rats to study the genetic basis of behavioral, physiological, and
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented at the Addiction Affinity Group Larry Parsons Seminar Series at The Scripps Research Institute on January 13th. His talk was titled “Genetic approaches to identifying novel targets for pharmacotherapy”.
The 55th annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) was held in Hollywood, FL from December 4-8th. Drs. Abraham Palmer and Laura Sittig presented posters. Laura also won a prestigious ACNP Travel Award. Former Palmer Lab members Camron
The 2016 meeting of the NIDA Genetics Consortium was held in Washington D.C. from December 1-2. Dr. Abraham Palmer presented a talk titled “Genome-wide association study of delay discounting identifies GPM6B and demonstrates co-heritability with smoking”.
The Society for Neuroscience’s 46th annual meeting was held in San Diego from November 12-16th. Amanda Barkley-Levenson, Laura Sittig, and Celine St. Pierre presented posters.