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Genomic trade-offs: are autism and schizophrenia the steep price of the human brain?

Feb. 5, 2018

IBG faculty fellow James Sikela and Veronica Searles Quick have published a paper in Human Genetics which investigates the hypothesis that the same genes which gave rise to human's exceptional cognitive capacity also have a downside. They show evidence that the Olduvai protein domain family is involved in this trade-off.Read more »
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ABCD study featured on the NBC Today Show

Jan. 31, 2018

The ABCD study, which IBG is collaborating on, was featured in a story on the NBC Today Show. The segment discusses the purpose and design of the study.Read more »
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What are memories made of?

Jan. 24, 2018

New research on AKT from the Hoeffer Lab.Read more »
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Interview with John Hewitt on marijuana study

Oct. 27, 2017

John Hewitt appeared in an interview on the NIDA grant to study recreational marijuana use.Read more »
$5.5 million study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use, behavior, mental health

Oct. 25, 2017

A joint study between the University of Colorado and the University of Minnesota will study the impact of marijuana legalization.Read more »