Dr. Abraham Palmer was recently interviewed by Dr. David Granet on UCSD-TV. They discussed how inhibiting the Glyoxalase 1 (GLO1) enzyme can reduce signs of depression. The program was titled “A Faster Antidepressant: The Molecular and Cellular Possibilities with Abraham
Dr. Yu-yu Ren was selected to receive a T32 Fellowship in Biopsychiatry and Neuroscience. The fellowship is a 2-year program that is aimed at training physicians and psychologist in conducting research towards the understanding of the biological underpinnings of mental
Drs. Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Sandra Sanchez-Roige have each received a Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the Genes, Brain and Behavior 2017 meeting of the International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) in Madrid, Spain. The meeting took place May
Dr. Oksana Polesskaya was nominated as a 2016-17 STAR Award Recipient in recognition of and appreciation for outstanding service and enduring contribution to the advancement of UCSD Psychiatry’s teaching, research, clinical and public service missions. Congratulations and well deserved, Oksana!
Hannah Wladecki has joined the Palmer Lab. She will be the new lab manager. Hannah was recently working in the Institute for Genomic Medicine Sequencing Core for the past 2.5 years where she prepared sequencing libraries and operated the Illumina
Members of the Palmer Lab and UCSD Psychiatry Department were among the 15,000+ scientists and supporters that joined the March for Science in downtown San Diego on Saturday April 22nd. The rally was part of an international effort to champion
Drs. Abraham Palmer and Sandra Sanchez-Roige presented their research on psychiatric genetics to approximately 40 high school students on Friday April 21st. Many of the students are taking AP Psychology or AP Economics courses. They were visiting the UCSD campus
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented at the Hillcrest Biomedical and Clinical Research Seminar Series at the University of California San Diego on Wednesday April 5th, 2017. His talk was titled “Using GWAS studies in rodents for deciphering human disease”.
Celine St. Pierre will start her PhD in Human & Statistical Genetics at Washington University in St. Louis this fall. Congratulations, Celine!
Article co-authored by Abraham Palmer and other Palmer Lab members accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior
The article, “Cdh13 and AdipoQ gene knockout alters instrumental and Pavlovian drug conditioning”, was accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. Authors include current and former Palmer Lab members (Amy Hart, Celine St. Pierre, Emily Leung, Abraham Palmer) as