Congratulations to Amy Hart, the recipient of a Graduate Student Affairs Travel Fund. Amy will be using her travel award to attend the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics in Hamburg, Germany this October. Her presentation is entitled “Small candidate gene studies of the
Clarissa Parker, Amy Hart and Abraham Palmer visit Jackson Labs for Short Course on Genetics of Addiction
This is the third year that Abraham has been co-director of the course. Amy and Clarissa received tuition wavers.
Clarissa Parker will be participating in the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics in Hamburg, Germany
Clarissa’s presentation “Comparing genome-wide association results for fear conditioning in two advanced intercross mouse lines: Implications for gene identification in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in humans” will be on October 17, 2012.
Summer will be working with two mentors: Abraham Palmer and Stephanie Dulawa. Summer is a member of the Committee on Neurobiology and will initially be supported by the Training in Neural Systems Training Grant.
Amy Hart’s paper ‘Genome-wide association study of d-amphetamine response in healthy volunteers identifies putative associations, including cadherin 13 (CDH13)’ accepted for publication in PLoS ONE
After a lengthy review process Amy’s paper is finally in press. Other authors include Brbara E. Engelhardt*, Margaret C. Wardle, Greta Sokoloff, Matthew Stephens, Harriet de Wit and Abraham A. Palmer.
Lab members Camron Bryant and Margaret Distler were both married on July 7, 2012… but not to each other… Camron married Galum and Margaret married Will. Congrats and best wishes to them all. Photos anyone? More located here: http://matushekphotography.com/margaret-will-married/
Kat is the newest addition to the lab; she is a member of the Committee on Neurobiology and will be supported by the Training in Drug Abuse Research Training Grant.
Emmanuel is the Palmer Lab’s newest technician, we are pleased to have the University of Chicago alum as part of the team.
Congratulations to Clarissa Parker who will be presenting at ACNP this December in Hollywood, Florida. All of her travel expenses will be paid by the travel award.
Abraham made a quick trip to Paris where he gave a talk, ate some food and then flew home. It was a very nice and highly informative meeting put on by Xavier Montagutelli of the Institut Pasteur.