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Claire Morrison, IBG graduate student, won the Rowe award at BGA 2020

Aug. 31, 2020

Claire Morrison , a graduate student at IBG, won the Rowe award for best poster presentation at the 2020 BGA conference. The title of her poster is Latent genetic structure of sleep health and psychopathology.

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Jared Balbona, IBG graduate student, won the Thompson award at the 2020 BGA conference

Aug. 31, 2020

Jared Balbona won the Thompson award for the best presentation by a student at the 2020 BGA conference. His talk was titled The nature of nurture revisited: Estimating the effect of vertical transmission using structural equation modeling. A pre-print version of the paper is available on bioRxiv .

Overview of strategy for identifying and studying CTR mutants.

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 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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IBG Faculty Fellow Jason Boardman receives the 2020 Clifford C. Clogg Award for Mid-Career Achievement

April 30, 2020

IBG Faculty Fellow Jason Boardman receives the 2020 Clifford C. Clogg Award for Mid-Career Achievement presented by the Population Association of America.

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Richard Border wins Dosier/Muenzinger Award for Outstanding Contribution to Basic Research

April 17, 2020

Recent IBG graduate Richard Border won the Dosier/Muenzinger Award for Outstanding Contribution to Basic Research. Richard Border, who was one of IBG's Winter 2019 graduates, was nominated by his mentors Soo Rhee and Matt Keller for this award. They note that Richard is one of the “brightest, most conscientious, most...

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Marissa Ehringer, associate professor in IPHY and IBG Faculty Fellow, named an outstanding mentor by UROP

March 30, 2020

Marissa Ehringer, an associate professor in Integrative Physiology and an IBG Faculty Fellow, was named as an Honorable Mention on the list of Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program's list of outstanding faculty mentors for 2020.

Emma Johnson

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...

Matthew Keller portrait

Faculty Fellow Matt Keller received the 2019 Department of Psychology and Neuroscience award for outstanding research

May 23, 2019

Dr. Matthew Keller's research bridges behavioral, evolutionary, and statistical genetics to elucidate the genetic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders and individual differences. Over the past two years, he has published 24 peer-reviewed journal articles, many of those in the top journals in his field (Nature Genetics, Nature Human Behavior, Bioinformatics, Annual...

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