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
The article “Fine mapping QTLs in advanced interbred lines and other outbred populations,” has been accepted for publication in Mammalian Genome.
Emily will start her MPH at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in NYC this fall!
Camila will start her PhD in Neuroscience at the Sackler School for Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University in Boston this fall!
Numerous press releases and online articles accompany Amy Hart’s and Abraham Palmer’s PNAS article about amphetamine, schizophrenia and ADHD
“Liking Amphetamine Linked to Reduced Risk of Mental Disorder,” featured on The Scientist “Genetic Predisposition To Liking Amphetamine Reduces Risk Of Schizophrenia And ADHD” featured on Science Life “Genetic predisposition to liking amphetamine reduces risk of schizophrenia and ADHD” featured on