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IBG Graduate student Sam Fries selected for the board of Project SHORT

July 1, 2022

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IBG Faculty Fellow Marissa Ehringer appointed chair of IPHY

July 1, 2022

IBG faculty fellow Marissa Ehringer was appointed chair of the Department of Integrative Physiology , for a term from July 2022 to June 2025.

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IBG Graduate student Sophie Breunig awarded Curci Scholarship

June 17, 2022

First year IBG graduate student Sophie Breunig was awarded the Curci Scholarship from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation .

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IBG Statement in Response to the Buffalo Shooting

May 19, 2022

We, the members of the Institute for Behavioral Genetics, denounce the racist violence and horror perpetrated on May 14, 2022, in Buffalo, NY, where the murderer made racist claims and misrepresented science, including the genetic basis of behaviors and intelligence. Such violence is never justifiable under any circumstances. More generally,...

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Jared Balbona wins Carol Lynch award for best paper from an IBG student

Feb. 1, 2022

Jared Balbona won the Carol Lynch award for best publication in 2021 from an IBG graduate student for his paper Estimation of Parental Effects Using Polygenic Scores in Behavior Genetics .

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IBG Trainee's Work Featured in NIDA Notes

Sept. 23, 2021

IBG Trainee Jordan Buck's Ph.D. work on the consequences of maternal nicotine use during pregnancy on epigenetic factors in her offspring and grand offspring is featured in NIDA Notes. See the full story here .

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IBG graduate student Katie Paulich's article on screen time featured in CU Boulder today and on Fox 31 Denver

Sept. 14, 2021

IBG graduate student, Katie Paulich, has her paper on screen time and children's outcomes, using the ABCD Study, featured in CU Boulder today and on Fox 31 Denver .

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IBG Student Pamela Romero Villela Interviewed by the Graduate and Professional Student Government.

Sept. 7, 2021

IBG graduate student Pamela Romero Villela was recently interviewed by the Graduate and Professional Student Government for a Research Excellence Spotlight. Read the full interview here .

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Recent IBG graduate, Evan Winiger, won the Rowe award at the 2021 BGA conference

Sept. 3, 2021

Recent IBG graduate, Evan Winiger, won the Rowe award for best poster presentation by an Associate Member at this year's meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association for his poster: "Genetic Identification of Sleep Vulnerabilities Inherited with Substance Use". Dr. Winiger is now a postdoctoral fellow with the Development of Psychopathology,...

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Carol Becker Lynch Award for excellence in behavior genetics research

Sept. 1, 2021

A generous gift from Prof. Robert Lynch and the late Prof. and Vice Chancellor Carol Becker Lynch has established the Carol Becker Lynch Endowed Graduate Research Fund to provide support of various kinds for our graduate research training programs and for the cultural and educational mission of the Institute for...