The Palmer Lab traveled to the CTC2013 meeting in Madison Wisconsin. Natalia Gonzales’ abstract was selected for a talk. In addition Amy Hart, Carissa Parker, Laura Sittig and Shyam Gopalakrishnan presented posters. Abraham Palmer was part of a discussion panel
Abraham Palmer participates in a symposium about “Novel Mechanisms in Anxiety and Depression” at 15th annual IBANGS meeting in Leuven, Belgium
In addition to speaking in the symposium Abraham also officially became president of IBANGS for a one year term. Next year’s meeting will be held in Chicago from May 9-12.
Amy presented her poster “SNPs associated with stronger positive subjective response to d-amphetamine are significantly enriched for SNPs that increase risk for schizophrenia and ADHD.” The scientific retreat was held at the University of Chicago and featured presentations from the University
Abraham Palmer was a speaker at a seminar organized by the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His presentation was entitled “Discovering genes that influence behavior and the challenge of elucidating their mechanism.” Doug Wright was the
At a seminar organised by the University of Illinois’ Institute of Genomic Biology, Dr. Palmer gave a talk on “Behavioral genetics approaches to psychiatric diseases in mice, rats and men.” The seminar was hosted by Brent Roberts.
Dr. Palmer presented a talk entitled “Is metabolic activity linked to neuronal inhibitory tone and can we exploit such a link for therapeutic purposes?” at the Columbia University Epilepsy Research Seminars. The seminar was hosted by Melodie Winawer.
Abraham Palmer presented a talk titled “Quantitative genetic studies of behavior: methodologies, results and why you should care” as part of the University of Michigan Biopsychology Seminar Series.
Clarissa received a prestigious travel award; Abraham was accompanied by Stephanie Dulawa, his wife (they are both Associate Members) and Ariela, his 3 year old daughter. It was Ariela’s 3rd time at ACNP, meaning that she is among the few people
Clarissa’s presentation was on “Comparing genome-wide association results for fear conditioning in two advanced intercross mouse lines: Implications for gene identification in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in humans” . Clarissa was accompanied to the World Congress by fellow lab members Amy Hart
Clarissa Parker, Amy Hart and Abraham Palmer visit Jackson Labs for Short Course on Genetics of Addiction
This is the third year that Abraham has been co-director of the course. Amy and Clarissa received tuition wavers.