A recent article by Kelsey Kaustinen in DDNews discusses how novel sequencing methods and unique animal model populations are working together to advance the abilities of genome-wide association studies to pinpoint genetic variants linked to complex traits. The article features
The article, “Genetic background limits generalizability of genotype-phenotype relationships”, was accepted for publication in Neuron. Authors include Laura Sittig, Peter Carbonetto, Kyle Engel, Kathleen Krauss, Camila Barrios Camacho, and Abraham Palmer. Read the article here!
Kayla’s project, titled “Identifying cell-type specific chromatin changes induced by maternal immune activation: Implications for schizophrenia” was selected for funding by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Click here for more information about the grant and her project. The NARSAD
Jungkyun Seo will start his PhD in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics at the Duke University Graduate School this fall. Congratulations and farewell, Jung!
The article, “Genome-wide association study of behavioral, physiological and gene expression traits in outbred CFW mice” has generated considerable interest in various news and social media outlets! Twitter, multiple blogs & websites, and two university press releases (UCSD, Middlebury) are
Article by Clarissa Parker, Abraham Palmer, and other Palmer Lab members published in Nature Genetics!
The article, “Genome-wide association study of behavioral, physiological, and gene expression traits in outbred CFW mice”, was published in the most recent issue of Nature Genetics. Authors include current and former Palmer Lab members (Clarissa Parker, Shyam Gopalakrishnan, Peter Carbonetto,
The article, “The Latent Structure of Impulsivity: Impulsive Choice, Impulsive Action, and Impulsive Personality Traits”, was accepted for publication in Psychopharmacology. Authors include James MacKillop, Jessica Weafer, Joshua Gray, Assaf Oshri, Abraham Palmer, and Harriet de Wit.
Laura Sittig was selected from among 350 applications as a Travel Awardee for this year’s meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. She will present at ACNP 2016 in Hollywood, Florida this December. She will attend special receptions and luncheons
Abraham Palmer has been appointed as Vice Chair for Basic Research in the Department of Psychiatry. In this role, he will coordinate department research efforts, support fellow faculty and student researchers, and organize regular departmental research events. He will work
The article, “Systems genetic and pharmacological analysis identifies candidate genes underlying mechanosensation in the von Frey test”, was published in Genes, Brain and Behavior on May 27, 2016. Other authors include Erin Young, Camron Bryant, Seo Eun Lee, Ximei Peng,