Palmer Lab graduate student researcher Brittany Leger attended the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics (WCPG)/International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG) conference with Dr. Palmer in Montreal, Canada, held from October 10 to 14, 2023.
We are pleased to announce the upcoming 9th (and final) Annual Retreat for the P50 Center for Genetic Studies of Drug Abuse in Outbred Rats!
The Retreat will take place on Friday, October 27, 2023 at the University of California San Diego.
A competitive renewal of the U01 grant “Genetics of novelty seeking and propensity for drug abuse in outbred rats” was awarded to Drs. Huda Akil, Jun Li, and Stanley Watson. Dr. Palmer is Co-I and PI of the subcontract to UC San Diego.
Elaine began working as a Data Processes Information Systems Analyst with the Bioinformatics team at Palmer Lab in August, 2023. She graduated from UC San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, with minors in Chemistry and Japanese Studies.
Elaine is from the Bay Area and she enjoys paddling canoes, fishing, and taking walks at the beach or at parks.
The manuscript titled “Discovery adductomics provides a comprehensive portrait of tissue-, age- and sex-specific DNA modifications in rodents and humans” was accepted in Nucleic Acids Research.*
*The DOI and final citation details will be added as soon as they are available.
Ishita began working at the Palmer Lab in July 2023.
She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Data Science at UC San Diego. She is enthusiastic about algorithm design, data modeling, and data-driven decision analysis; being a detail-oriented individual, she has a systematic approach toward the challenges offered.