Talks & Conferences

Palmer lab members present posters at ASHG meeting in San Diego

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.” …

Amy Lee presents at the Annual UCSD Summer Research Conference

Palmer Lab undergraduate student, Amy Lee, gave a talk at the UC San Diego Summer Research Conference. Her talk was titled “The role of Glo1 enzyme activity on the severity of alcohol withdrawal in mice.” She completed research for this presentation after being awarded the Julia Brown Research Scholarship for Health and Medical Professions. Great job, …

Oksana Polesskaya gives talk at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual meeting

At the 41st Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting in San Diego on June 16-20, Oksana presented a talk titled “Gene-microbiome interactions in addiction-related behaviors in outbred rats.” This talk was part of a symposium called “The contribution of peripheral effectors in the dysregulation of neuronal pathways in addiction: from the gut-immune-brain axis to liver …

Dr. Amanda Barkley-Levenson gives talk at the Research Society on Alcoholism annual meeting

At the 41st Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting in San Diego on June 16-20, Amanda Barkley-Levenson and Abraham Palmer organized a symposium titled “Translational genetics of alcohol use disorders: multidisciplinary approaches to identifying novel therapeutic targets.” Amanda presented a talk in the symposium titled “Evaluation of glyoxalase 1 as a novel therapeutic target for …