The executive committee is responsible for didactic training and selects and reviews student applications. This grant (T32MH200065) is up for renewal this year.
Abraham Palmer was promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor with tenure today.
This year there were 60 applications for Associate Member but only 15 slots where available. Associate Members can attend the annual meeting without an invitation and can also serve on some of the committees, more information is available here.
Abraham Palmer and Harriet de Wit’s article “Translational genetic approaches to substance use disorders: bridging the gap between mice and humans” is published in Human Genetics
This article will appear in a special issue of Human Genetics edited by Maximilian Muenke and Nora Volkow. A copy of the article can be found here.
Clarissa Parker’s article “Genome-wide association for methamphetamine sensitivity in an advanced intercross mouse line” published in Genes, Brain and Behavior
The article can be found here.
Abraham Palmer was invited by Professor Rob Williams, he presented a seminar titled “Quantitative Genetic Studies of Behavior”. While in Memphis he had the best BBQ ribs that he’d ever tasted.
Camron Bryant’s article “The Blessings and Curses of C57BL/6 Substrains in Mouse Genetic Studies” accepted for publication in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
31-Oct-2011 Dear Dr. Bryant: It is a pleasure to accept your manuscript entitled “The Blessings and Curses of C57BL/6 Substrains in Mouse Genetic Studies” in its current form for publication. On behalf of everyone at Annals of the New York
Clarissa Parker, Riyan Cheng and Abraham Palmer’s article “Genome-wide association for methamphetamine sensitivity in an advanced intercross mouse line” accepted in Genes, Brain and Behavior
A link to the paper can be found here.
Abraham Palmer was able to ride his bicycle to the fall meeting of Genetics of Health and Disease (GHD), which was held in downtown Chicago. He was the only member who arrived by bicycle. He will skip the February meeting