Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige was recently promoted from post-doctoral scholar to Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSD. Funded by the TRDRP New Investigator Award, Sandra will derive psychiatric phenotypes from electronic health records from one of the largest
Amy Lee, an undergraduate student working under Dr. Amanda Barkley-Levenson, presented a poster titled, “Glyoxalase 1 inhibition is a potential novel therapeutic target in chronic ethanol withdrawal” at the annual Judd Symposium held at UCSD on April 15th. Other authors
Dr. Abraham Palmer recently organized a visit for Sweetwater High School students to visit UCSD and attend the annual Judd Symposium.
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented the talk, “Using genome wide association studies in mice, rats and humans to gain molecular insights into behavioral and physiological traits” at the Progress in the Science of Medicine (PRISM) lecture series on April 8th.
Dr. Amanda Barkey-Levenson received the IBANGS Young Investigator Travel Award for travel to the annual International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland May 10th-14th. Congratulations, Amanda!
Manuscript “Genomic Basis of Delayed Reward Discounting” accepted to the Behavioural Processes journal
Drs. Palmer and Sanchez-Roige are co-authors on the manuscript “Genomic Basis of Delayed Reward Discounting” that has been accepted to Behavioural Processes. Other co-authors are Joshua Gray, James MacKillop, Harriet de Wit. Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0376635718304704 Highlights from the paper: • Delayed reward discounting (DRD) is
Apurva Chitre gave a talk at the MEDINSPIRE, an international multidisciplinary medical conference hosted on 14th – 17th February 2019 in Mumbai, India. The talk title was “Genome wide association study of body weight, body mass index, adiposity, and fasting
The paper “Multidimensional latent structure of risk-related phenotypes in healthy young adults” has been accepted for publication in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Dr. Palmer was a co-author on this paper.
Abraham Palmer presented in a symposium at the Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Meeting in San Francisco
Dr. Palmer gave a talk entitled “Collaboration with 23andMe to study the genetic basis of impulsivity: implications for smoking” at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) on Feb 21, 2019, as part of a session titled
Dr. Palmer visited 23andMe on February 20, 2019, and gave talk titled “Genetic approaches to understanding the biological basis of behavior”.