In an article written by Megan Carlson and published in Medill Reports (a journal by the Medill School of Journalism – Northwestern University), Clarissa discuses post-traumatic stress disorder and how it is manifested through fear learning. You can read the entire article here.
The Palmer Lab traveled to the CTC2013 meeting in Madison Wisconsin. Natalia Gonzales’ abstract was selected for a talk. In addition Amy Hart, Carissa Parker, Laura Sittig and Shyam Gopalakrishnan presented posters. Abraham Palmer was part of a discussion panel
In an article by Brady Dennis published in the Daily Herald, Dr. Palmer commented on the increasing use of caffeine in food products. “ The food merely acts as a different delivery vehicle for the drug, he said, and it is a
Abraham Palmer participates in a symposium about “Novel Mechanisms in Anxiety and Depression” at 15th annual IBANGS meeting in Leuven, Belgium
In addition to speaking in the symposium Abraham also officially became president of IBANGS for a one year term. Next year’s meeting will be held in Chicago from May 9-12.
Clarissa Parker and Abraham Palmer’s review of the use of rats in behavioral genetics is accepted for publication in Neuropharmacology
The review article: “Rats are the smart choice: Rationale for a renewed focus on rats in behavioral genetics” has been accepted for publication in Neuropharmacology. The list of coauthors also include Hao Chen, Shelly B. Flagel, Aron M. Geurts, Jerry B. Richards, Terry
Article by Jerry Richards and Abraham Palmer on inbred rats accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior
The article titled: “Strong genetic influences on measures of behavioral-regulation among inbred rat strains” has been accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. Dr. Abraham Palmer is among the coauthors of the article.
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.