Rat Genetics and Genomics for Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction workshop held on June 29th
The first Rat Genetics and Genomics for Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction workshop was held on Monday June 29th in the Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago. Speakers from all over the world came to discuss recent advances in rat genetics and genomics as well as the genetics of substance abuse and addiction. See the full schedule here!
Dr. Abraham Palmer presented a talk titled "Center for GWAS in outbred rats: current activities and opportunities for future collaborations". Three Palmer Lab members (current graduate students Katherine McMurray & Alex Gileta, plus future post-doc Yu-yu Ren) presented posters and won "Best Poster" awards. Congratulations you three!
The workshop was organized by the NIDA Center for GWAS in Outbred Rats with generous support from NIDA and the Grossman Institute for Neuroscience, Quantitative Biology, & Human Behavior.
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