Amy Hart defended her thesis, “Investigating genetic influences on drug response and psychiatric phenotypes” this morning and it was approved by her committee. Congratulations, Amy!
Article by Abraham Palmer, Clarissa Parker, Greta Sokoloff, Emily Leung and Stacy Kirkpatrick on a large QTL for fear and anxiety accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior
The article: “A large QTL for fear and anxiety mapped using an F2 cross can be dissected into multiple smaller QTLs” has been accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. You can read the article here.
Article by Luke Johnson, Abraham Palmer and Clarissa Parker on advanced intercross line accepted for publication in the European Journal of Neuroscience
The article: “Traits of Fear Resistance and Susceptibility in an Advanced Intercross Line” has been accepted for publication in European Journal of Neuroscience. Abraham Palmer and Clarissa Parker are among the co-authors of the article.
Abraham Palmer visited collaborators at Medical College of Milwaukee (Leah Solberg) and University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (Alexander Arnold). He gave a talk called “There and back again: integrated use of forward and reverse genetics to study behavioral and physiological
Article by Clarissa Parker and Abraham Palmer on Fear Conditioning accepted for publication in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
The article: “Mice selectively bred for High and Low fear behavior show differences in the number of pMAPK (p44/42 ERK) expressing neurons in lateral amygdala following Pavlovian fear conditioning” has been accepted for publication in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Clarissa
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