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Research from IBG offers new insights into biology of response to treatment of psychiatric disorders

Feb. 1, 2021

IBG assistant professor Charles Hoeffer and IBG associate professer Marissa Ehringer, in a paper written by former IBG postdoc Helen Wong, publish research examining the biology of gender differences in response to psychiatric medication. They find differences between male and female mice in the function of the brain protein AKT.

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Graduate student Julia Potocnjak wins Figueroa Family Fellowship

Jan. 27, 2021

First year graduate student Julia Potocnjak has received a Figueroa Family Fellowship for her comitment to promoting a diverse student body.

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IBG summer student Christine Adjanbga publishes in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

Nov. 17, 2020

IBG summer student Christine Adjanbga, advised by Luke Evans, published a paper finding that the genetic effect on smoking heaviness is not moderated by age of smoking initiation in Nicotine & Tobacco Research .

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Interview with IBG director John Hewitt in Biology and Life

Oct. 12, 2020

John Hewitt chats about his career and controversies in behavior genetics with Biology and Life writer, Andrew Cooper-Sansone.

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CATSLife receives $11 million in new funding to study lifespan behavioral development and cognitive aging

Sept. 23, 2020

Prof. Chandra Reynolds (UC Riverside) and IBG Senior Research Associate Sally Wadsworth have been awarded $11,310,764 to expand their study of the Colorado Adoption Project (CAP) and the Longitudinal Twin Study (LTS) for five more years ( R01 AG046938 ). The expanded study will also include the UK Twins Early...

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