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IBG graduate Emma Johnson received an Early Career Investigator Award at the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics in Los Angeles

Nov. 4, 2019

Congratulations to IBG graduate, Dr. Emma Johnson, who received an Early Career Investigator Award for her presentation on "Genome-wide cross-disorder analyses of schizophrenia and alchohol use disorder" at the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics in Los Angeles.

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Jennifer Keith receives the NIDA/NIAAA recognition award

Oct. 24, 2019

IBG's Jennifer Keith received the NIDA/NIAAA recognition award for her "exemplary efforts in service of the ABCD Study Consortium." It was presented by George Koob, Director of NIAAA, on behalf of himself and Nora Volkow, Director of NIDA, at the opening of the ABCD annual investigator meeting at UC San...

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Registration opens for the 2020 International Statistical Genetics Workshop

Oct. 18, 2019

The 2020 workshop will be held in Boulder, Colorado, March 2nd-6th, 2020, with John Hewitt and Matt Keller as Local Hosts, and Michael Neale serving as the Academic Director and Sarah Medland as Associate Director. The course is planned to include sessions on: causes of variation; biometrical genetics; OpenMx; regression,...

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Ground Breaking Study on the Genetics of Same-sex Sexual Behavior

Aug. 30, 2019

Recent IBG graduate, Robbee Wedow, publishes ground breaking study of genetic influences on same-sex sexual behavior in Science: The original article in Science. The New York Times: Many Genes Influence Same-Sex Sexuality, Not a Single ‘Gay Gene’ The New York Times Opinion: What Genetics Is Teaching Us About Sexuality, by...

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IBG Faculty Fellow Greg Carey elected BGA President

July 25, 2019

At the annual meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association in Stockholm this year, it was announced that IBG Faculty Fellow Greg Carey has been elected to serve as President of the Association for 2020-21. As President Elect, he will also be the Program Chair for the 2020 meeting in Los Angeles.

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