Drs. Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Sandra Sanchez-Roige each attended the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 2017 meeting in Palm Springs, CA. The meeting took place December 3-7, 2017. Dr. Sanchez-Roige presented a poster titled ‘Using Genome-Wide Association Studies to Explore the Role
Dr. Abraham Palmer spoke at the School of Medicine Seminar Series at the University of Utah on Tuesday November 28th, 2017. His talk was titled “Using the quantitative genetics toolbox to identify new ways to treat mental illness.”
The Second Shaanxi Province Silk Road Forum of Young Scholars was held on November 15-17, 2017 in Xi’an, China. Dr. Jianjun Gao was invited to present his research with a talk entitled, “A cost-effective pipeline of genome-wide SNP calling from
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige gave a talk at the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics entitled, “Genome-Wide Association Study of Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) Scores in an Unselected Cohort of 20,328 Research Participants of European Ancestry: Rs41973904 and Beyond.” The
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”).
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
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