Marissa Ehringer, Professor
Institute for Behavioral Genetics • Integrative Physiology

Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado Boulder
447 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0447

Research Interests:

  • Identification of genetic mechanisms that contribute to alcohol, tobacco, and substance use.
  • Application of genomics/bioinformatics resources to study behavior genetics

Active Grants:

  • NIDA U01 DA051937 (Ehringer, Bachtell, Saba). Identification of Genes and Genetic Networks Contributing to Opioid Use Disorder Traits in the Hybrid Rat Diversity Panel. Role: MPI
  • NIH R21 DA05781 (MPIs: Ehringer, Hoeffer, Stitzel) 9/15/2022 - 08/31/2024 Role of glial expression in nicotine behaviors for genes identified through human GWAS. Role: Contact PI
  • AB Nexus (Ehringer) 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2024. The Effect of Human GCKR P446L Variant on Alcohol Behaviors and Metabolism. Role: PI

Additional Resources:

Dr. Ehringer speaks on the Genetics of Substance Abuse: