The article, “Discovery and refinement of muscle weight QTLs in B6 x D2 advanced intercross mice,” has been accepted for publication in Physiological Genomics. Co-authors include Joseph Gyekis, David Blizard, Arimantas Lionikas, Peter Carbonetto, Riyan Cheng, Clarissa Parker, and Abraham Palmer.
The grant is titled “Integrated GWAS of complex behavioral and gene expression traits in outbred rats” and involved collaborators from University of Michigan (Terry Robbinson and Shelly Flagel, SUNY Buffalo (Jerry Richards, Paul Meyer and Joe Lucke), University of Tennessee
Article by Laura Sittig, Camila Barrios Camacho, and Abraham Palmer accepted for publication in Mammalian Genome
The article, “Phenotypic instability between the near isogenic substrains BALB/cJ and BALB/cByJ” was accepted for publication in Mammalian Genome. The authors include Laura J. Sittig, Choongwon Jeong, Emily Tixier, Joe Davis, Camila M. Barrios Camacho, and Abraham A. Palmer.
Camila’s talk was titled “The diabetic brain: identifying the epistatic effects of the Akita mouse mutant allele (Ins2C96Y ) on physiological and behavioral phenotypes in a panel of F1 mice” Click here for more information about the PREP program
Two predoctoral student fellowships are awarded annually. The fellowships will cover all expenses for registration, travel, and lodging for the 2014 Statistical Genetics Short Course at UCLA. These fellowships are supported by NIH grants from the National Institute Of General
Abraham Palmer presents at the workshop on wild mouse biology at the Max Plank Institute in Plon, Germany
His talk was titled “GWAS and eQTL in outbred laboratory mice.”
Natalia Gonzales Wins Best Poster Award at the Complex Trait Consortium Conference in Berlin, Germany!
Natalia Gonzales & Dr. Abraham Palmer attended the Complex Trait Consortium 13th Annual Meeting that was held in Berlin, Germany from May 19-22, 2014. Natalia also wins Best Poster Award!
Her undergraduate thesis is titled “Mapping of anxiety-like traits in an advanced intercross line of mice.”
Dr. Palmer discusses heritability of personality and psychiatric diseases on the Groks Science Radio Show
The Groks Science Show is a weekly science radio program and podcast produced in Chicago, IL and Tokyo, Japan. The show broadcasts on radio stations across the country, internationally, and can also be heard as a podcast. Dr. Abraham Palmer
The 16th Annual Meeting of the International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) was held in Chicago from May 10-13. Camron Bryant, Clarissa Parker and Laura Sittig gave talks. Alex Gileta, Natalia Gonzales, Kat Johnston McMurray and Celine St. Pierre presented