Article co-authored by Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Abraham Palmer accepted for publication in Molecular Psychiatry

The article, “Genetic risk for major depressive disorder and loneliness in sex-specific associations with coronary artery disease,” was accepted for publication in Molecular Psychiatry. Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Dr. Abraham Palmer are co-authors along with Jessica Dennis, Julia Sealock, Rebecca Levinson, Eric Farber-Eger, Jacob Franco, Sarah Fong, Peter Straub, Donald Hucks, Wen-Liang Song, MacRae Linton, Pierre …

Abraham and Amanda attend Research Society on Alcoholism

Drs. Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Abraham Palmer attended the Research Society on Alcoholism conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 22-26. Amanda presented a poster titled, “Glyoxalase 1 and sensitivity to the motivational effects of ethanol.” Abraham presented a talk titled, “Dissecting the genetics of alcohol Consumption and alcohol misuse, and overlap with alcohol dependence.” He also …

Complex Traits Consortium / Rat Genomics 17th Annual Meeting held at UCSD

On June 8-11, 2019, the Complex Traits Consortium (CTC) meeting was held at UCSD and hosted by Dr. Abraham Palmer. The meeting covered quantitative approaches to mouse and rodent genetics. The meeting had three plenary speakers, a poster session, and many short talks that were drawn from submitted abstracts and organized thematically. CTC talks from …

Abraham Palmer is keynote speaker at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics

Dr. Abraham Palmer visited the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at the University of Colorado Boulder. He was invited to be the keynote speaker for a graduate student conference. The title of his talk was, “Quantitative behavioral genetics in mice, rats, and humans,” which highlighted his contributions to the field of behavioral genetics.  

Abraham Palmer and Apurva Chitre visit Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Apurva and Abraham attended the Addiction Genetics and Epigenetics Data Jamboree, May 29-31 at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN. This workshop, co-sponsored by NIDA and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, discussed challenge problems to integrate data across human and model organism genetics, genomics, and epigenetic studies of addiction.