Here is a link to the article. Co-authors include undergraduates Michael Guido and Loren Cole.
Margaret’s committee approved her thesis; her parents and future in-laws were in attendance!
The newest version 0.2-11 in now available on CRAN. This software is being used by numerous labs to address problems of relatedness, which can confound QTL mapping.
Kaitlin, who is now a graduate student in Mark Daly’s lab, was co-second author on one of the three Nature papers on sporadic cases of Autism that came out today.
Margaret Distler’s paper “Glyoxalase 1 increases anxiety by reducing GABAA receptor agonist” accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Investigation
This paper had been under review at various journals for more than a year, it was finally accepted the day before Margaret defended her thesis!
Results of the election were announced today, Abraham will become president-elect at the 2012 meeting in Boulder, and will then be president beginning at the 2013 meeting to be held in Leuven, Belgium. Finally, he will serve as past-president starting at
Abraham Palmer will serve as an external advisor to the NIAAA funded consortium entitled “Integrative Neurosciences Initiative on Alcoholism: Stress, Anxiety and Excessive Drinking”. Further information can be found on their website.
The talk was titled “Behavioral genetics of complex behavioral traits in mice: gene identification and mechanistic studies”
Abraham Palmer and Natalia Gonzales attend Genes & Behavior Gordon Research Conference in Galveston, Texas.
This years meeting was titled “Decoding sequenced genomes” and featured talks on behavioral genetics across a range of different organisms. Abraham served as a discussant and Natalia presented a poster and won a travel fellowship.
The lab is very proud of undergraduate Naomi Gorfinkle. Her poster was selected by the judges as the best poster on a biological topic at the Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium