Dr. Greta Sokoloff’s paper “Anxiety and fear in a cross of C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice: mapping overlapping and independent QTL for related traits” has been accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. The article can be found here.
Dr. Clarissa Parker won a travel fellowship that allowed her to attend the Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion where she presented a poster titled “Genome-wide association for fear-conditioning in an advanced intercross mouse line: The benefits of recombination”.
Amy Hart has been honored by IBANGS and will give a 30 minute presentation at the annual meeting in Rome, Italy.
The National institute of General Medical Sciences has just issued a notice of grant award for the project titled “Genome-wide association studies in outbred mice” (R01GM097737). This 4 year project has a total cost of just over $2 million dollars and is the third R01 grant awarded to Dr. Palmer.