The Oriental Congress of Laboratory Medicine held their 2015 annual meeting at the Shanghai International Convention Center on December 10-12, 2015. Jianjun Gao was invited to present his talk, “Genome-wide association study of Loneliness demonstrates a role for common variation”.
The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology’s 54th annual meeting was held in Hollywood, Florida from December 6-10th. Abraham Palmer chaired a panel titled “Genetic Approaches to Delay Discounting: Human and Non-Human Animal Approaches”, which included NIDA Center for GWAS in Outbred
The Conte Center at the University of Chicago held its 4th annual Brain Awareness Day on October 24, 2015. The event gathered over 100 high school students, teachers, and other guests. Brain Awareness Day was supported in part by the
The Society for Neuroscience’s 45th annual meeting was held in Chicago from October 17-21st. Alex Gileta, Katherine McMurray, Kayla Chase and Celine St. Pierre presented posters.
The Short Course on the Genetics of Addiction 2015 was held at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine from August 24-30. Alex Gileta, Xinzhu Zhou, April Williams, Oksana Polesskaya, and Abraham Palmer attended. Dr. Palmer co-organizes the course along
Dr. Palmer presented at the Cellular Biology of Addiction course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. The workshop is an interdisciplinary look into the cellular and molecular biology of drug addiction.
The first Rat Genetics and Genomics for Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction workshop was held on Monday June 29th in the Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago. Speakers from all over the world came to discuss recent advances in
The Complex Trait Consortium’s 14th annual meeting was held in Portland, Oregon from June 8-11. Alex Gileta, Natalia Gonzales, Abraham Palmer, and several other past or future Palmer lab members attended.
Dr. Palmer delivered the keynote lecture at the 1st Finnish Symposium of Biological Psychiatry on the University of Helsinki campus on May 18th. His talk was titled “Using quantitative genetic techniques to elucidate molecular mechanisms of behavior”.
Dr. Palmer presented at the Neuroscience Integrative Center for Addictions’ Seminar Series at the University of California – Los Angeles this week. His talk was titled “Quantitative Behavioral Genetics”.