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Marissa Ehringer and Ryan Bachtell receive a U01 grant from NIDA to map genes and networks for oxycodone behaviors in the Hybrid Rat Diversity Panel

July 21, 2020

IBG faculty member Professors Marissa Ehringer and IBG fellow Professor Ryan Bachtell have received a U01 grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse to map genes and networks for oxycodone behaviors in the Hybrid Rat Diversity Panel.

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Evan Winiger paper on prenatal cannabis exposure gets media attention

July 13, 2020

IBG student Evan Winiger's paper using the ABCD dataset to look at childhood sleep problems and prenatal cannabis exposure has attracted attention in US News and World Report . The CU Boulder story is in Colorado Today , and the original paper is published in The National Sleep Foundation's Sleep...

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Paper by James Cypser, Tom Johnson, and others, has won the Paper of the Year award in Cryobiology

June 29, 2020

The paper " Genetic suppression of cryoprotectant toxicity " from IBGers James Cypser and Tom Johnson , with co-authors Wallace S. Chick, Gregory M. Fahy, and Garrett J. Schumacher, has won the Arthur W. Rowe Best Paper Award recognizing the most outstanding paper published annually in Cryobiology in 2019.

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IBG and ICS researchers renew landmark ABCD study for another 7 years

May 21, 2020

IBG and ICS researchers renew landmark Adolescent Brian Cognitive Development (ABCD) study for another seven years. The National Institute on Drug Abuse has announced that the ABCD study has been renewed for another seven years with nearly $290 million of funding. CU's portion of that is about $11 million. Articles,...

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IBG Faculty Fellow Naomi Friedman received the 2020 Department of Psychology and Neuroscience award for outstanding research

May 12, 2020

Congratulations to IBG Faculty Fellow Naomi Friedman who received the 2020 Department of Psychology and Neuroscience award for outstanding research. " Dr. Naomi Friedman is recognized as a world expert on executive functions - the set of cognitive processes necessary for the control of behavior - and their genetic underpinnings...

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