Dr. Abraham Palmer was invited by Julie Blendy, his seminar was titled “Behavioral genetics in mice and men: quantitative studies related to drug abuse and anxiety disorders.”
Clarissa Parker, Riyan Cheng and Abraham Palmer’s paper accepted for publication in Mammalian Genome
The article titled, “QTLs for murine red blood cell parameters in LG/J and SM/J F2 and advanced intercross lines,” has been accepted for publication in Mammalian Genome.
Dr. Palmer presented a seminar titled “Tomorrow’s outbred mice, the genetics of amphetamine-induced euphoria, and why some mice are more anxious that others” at Oregon Health & Sciences University.
The paper titled, “QTL analysis of the properties of soleus muscle fibers in a cross between LG/J and SM/J mouse strains,” in Frontiers in Genetics and can be found here. Thanks to Ari and Andrew who did most of the hard work.
Dr. Abraham Palmer appointed to Executive committee for Multidisciplinary Psychiatric Genetics Training Program
The executive committee is responsible for didactic training and selects and reviews student applications. This grant (T32MH200065) is up for renewal this year.
Dr. Abraham Palmer was promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor with tenure today.
Dr. Abraham Palmer admitted to American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) as associate member
This year there were 60 applications for Associate Member but only 15 slots where available. Associate Members can attend the annual meeting without an invitation and can also serve on some of the committees. More information is available here.
The article, ““Translational genetic approaches to substance use disorders: bridging the gap between mice and humans,” has been published in Human Genetics. This article will appear in a special issue of Human Genetics edited by Maximilian Muenke and Nora Volkow. A copy of the article can be found here.