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.”
Article co-authored by Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige and Dr. Abraham Palmer accepted for publication in Nature Genetics
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!
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented at the Cell Mapping Symposium held at Roth Auditorium at Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine. His talk was titled “Ratification of network research.”
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige presented a poster at the fourth annual Chancellor’s Research Excellence Scholarships Symposium held at UCSD. The title of her poster was “Intersection of Impulsive Personality Traits and Drug Experimentation: A Genome-Wide Association Approach.”
Three members of the Palmer lab presented posters at the annual American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) meeting in San Diego.
Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Roige presented a poster titled “Intersection of Impulsive Personality Traits and Drug Experimentation: A Genome-Wide Association Approach.” Dr. Amelie Baud presented a poster titled “Architecture of social genetic effects in laboratory mice.” Apurva Chitre presented a poster titled “Genome wide association study of body weight, body mass index, adiposity, and fasting glucose in 3,173 outbred rats.”
Dr. Abraham Palmer recently gave a talk at the at the 6th Annual Molecular Psychiatry Meeting in Kauai, Hawaii. His talk was titled, “Using GWAS, eQTL and PrediXcan (aka TWAS) to understand complex behavioral traits in mice and rats.”
A new U01 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) was awarded to Drs. Abraham Palmer, Dongjun Chung, Roberto Ciccocioppo, Gerard Thomas Hardiman, Peter Kalivas, and Leah Catherine Solberg Woods. The grant is titled “The Genetic Basis of Opioid Dependence Vulnerablility in a Rodent Model.”