Shyam Golpalakrishnan, Clarissa Parker, Natalia Gonzales, Emmanuel Aryee and Abraham Palmer are co-authors on an article about outbred rats in PLoSONE
The article, Variation in the Form of Pavlovian Conditioned Approach Behavior among Outbred Male Sprague-Dawley Rats from Different Vendors and Colonies: Sign-Tracking vs. Goal-Tracking has been accepted for publication in PLoSONE. Other co-authors include Fitzpatrick CJ, Cogan ES, Yager LM, Meyer PJ, Lovic V, Saunders BT, Flagel SB and Robinson TE.
Article by Dr. 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 Clarissa Parker and Dr. 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 and Abe were among the coauthors of the paper.
Clarissa Parker and Dr. 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 E. Robinson and Leah C. Solberg Woods.
Amy Hart’s NPP article garners attention on social media outlets including twitter, reddit and blogs
The article: “Candidate gene studies of a promising intermediate phenotype: failure to replicate” has generated some interest in various social media outlets twitter (and), (and), reddit and multiple blogs and websites. One site ranks it in the top 5 percentile of all scientific articles ranked by attention.