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.
Amy Hart’s NPP article garners attention on social media outlets including twitter, reddit and blogs
The article: “Candidate gene studies of a promising intermediate phenotype: failure to replicate” has generated some interest in various social media outlets twitter (and), (and), reddit and multiple blogs and websites. One site ranks it in the top 5 percentile of all scientific articles
Abraham Palmer discusses the effects of caffeine on bee behavior with Allison Aubrey on NPR’s All Things Considered
In a report by Allison Aubrey on the NPR show “All Things Considered”, Abraham Palmer discuses the effects of caffeine on bee behavior. A report of the show can be found here and you can click here to listen to
Clarissa Parker has officially accepted an offer for an Assistant Professor position at Middlebury College in Vermont. Located in the quaint New England town of Middlebury, Vermont, Middlebury College offers scenic mountain views and a rigorous liberal arts curriculum. It
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.
Drs. Abraham Palmer and Nancy Cox’s T32 grant “Training in Emerging Multidisciplinary Approaches to Mental Health and Disease ” has been funded by NIMH
This project will support two graduate students and two or three postdocs per year. The goal of this project is to train pre- and post-doctoral students in the methodology that will be important for the next generation of progress in
Article by Amy Hart and Abraham Palmer on Theobromine accepted for publication in Psychopharmacology
The article: “Psychopharmacology of theobromine in healthy volunteers” has been accepted for publication in Psychopharmacology. Amy and Abe are among the coauthors of the article.