Dr. Abraham Palmer was awarded a High Impact Research Project Award from the California Tobacco Related-Disease Research Program (TRDRP) for his project titled “Genetic relationship between impulsivity and nicotine abuse.” This is a three year, $750,000 grant that starts July
A U01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was awarded to Dr. Robert Hitzemann, Dr. Suzanne Mitchell, and Dr. Abraham Palmer. The grant, titled “Identification of genetic features of delay discounting using a heterogeneous stock rat model,” will
Abraham Palmer gives talk at the annual Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior meeting in San Diego
Dr. Abraham Palmer recently gave a talk about the genetics of delay discounting at the annual Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior meeting in San Diego. His talk was titled “Rats! Quantitative Behavioral Genetics.”
Dr. Abraham Palmer gave a talk titled, “Using N/NIH heterogeneous stock (HS) rats to study the genetic basis of behavior,” at the IBANGS annual meeting on May 21. The International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society annual meeting was held in Rochester,
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige recently presented her work titled, “Genome-wide association study meta-analysis of the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) in two population-based cohorts (N=141,958)” at 23andMe Genome Research Day. Her abstract was 1 of the 6 chosen to participate
Former lab member Margaret Distler recently had a baby girl, named Hazel Nalini. Congratulations, Margaret!
The NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) recently awarded the Scripps Research team two separate grants totaling $7.5 million. The five-year grants will allow the researchers, led by Dr. Olivier George, to combine next-generation sequencing with rodent behavioral screening in a
Former lab member Katherine McMurray recently had a baby girl, named Madeline Virginia. Congratulations, Katherine!
Drs. Abraham Palmer and Jonathon Sebat spoke at Stone Brewing on April 26th about how genes influence our everyday lives. Dr. Palmer spoke about his work with 23andMe in a talk titled, “Genetics of delay discounting: why do some people
Dr. Abraham Palmer gave a talk at the Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego on April 22. His talk was titled, “Learning and old dog’s new tricks: the role of Glyoxalase 1 in regulating behavior and GABAergic signaling and how we