A new R01 grant from the National Eye Institute was awarded to Drs. Monica Jablonski, Abraham Palmer, and several others. The grant is titled, “Genetic Modulators of Glaucoma.” Dr. Monica Jablonski (Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee) received the grant to study glaucoma-related traits in HS rats. Dr. Jablonski has been collaborating with …
Month: November 2018
The article, “Social and anxiety-like behaviors contribute to nicotine self-administration in adolescent outbred rats,” was accepted for publication in Scientific Reports. Apurva Chitre, Dr. Oksana Polesskaya, and Dr. Abraham Palmer are co-authors along with several others.
Drs. Abraham Palmer and Sandra Sanchez-Roige were recently interviewed on “Spit,” an iHeartRadio podcast with 23andMe. They spoke, along with Nikki Sixx and Dr. Adi Jaffe, about their research on genetics and addiction.
The article, “Genome wide association analysis in a mouse advanced intercross line,” was written by Dr. Natalia Gonzales, Dr. Abraham Palmer, and other co-authors. It was just accepted for publication in Nature Communications. Read the article here! Congratulations, Natalia!
The Palmer lab recently attended the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego on November 3-7th. Apurva Chitre presented a poster titled, “Genetic analysis of multiple measures of locomotor activity in 2,325 outbred Heterogeneous Stock rats.”
The article, “Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over one million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences,” was accepted for publication in Nature Genetics. Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Abraham Palmer are co-authors along with several others.
On November 1, Alex Gileta defended his thesis at the University of Chicago. The title of his thesis was “Genetic analyses of Pavlovian conditioning in outbred models,” and it was approved by his committee. Congratulations, Dr. Gileta!