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POP-GEM

Cross-Population Working
Group on Genes and Environment
in Mental Health

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Award

December 2021

Terrell Hicks, MS is awarded the Kendler Award for Excellence in Pre-Doctoral Research by Virginia Commonwealth Universty's Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics (VIPBG).

American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)

December 2021

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Paper Published

April 2022

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Lab director Roseann E. Peterson, PhD co-authored Indirect paths from genetics to education in Nature Genetics.

Award

15 April 2022

Lab member Madhur Singh receives BGA Travel Award to present his work at this year's Behavior Genetics Association (BGA) conference in LA in June.

Lab Meet-Up

12 April 2022

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Lab director Roseann Peterson, PhD and lab members Madhur SinghEva Lancaster, PhD, Hope Wolf, Hailie Suarez-Rivas, and Rowan O'Hara get meet in-person for the first time at the VCU Women's Health Research Day.

Lab director Roseann Peterson, PhD and lab members Amanda Gentry, PhD, Hope WolfEva Lancaster, PhD, and Rowan O'Hara have a meet up at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Gardens.

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Women's Health Research Day 2022

12 April 2022

Lab director Roseann Peterson, PhD and lab members Eva Lancaster, PhDRowan O'Hara, and Hailie Suarez-Rivas present their posters at VCU Women's Health Research Day.

Society for Reproductive Investigation

17 March 2022

Lab member Eva Lancaster, PhD presented her poster, "Investigating polygenic influences on age at menarche and relationships with depression risk across development," at the Society for Reproductive Investigation.

NIH Internship

15 February 2022

Research Associate Rowan K. O'Hara accepted an internship with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their Graduate Data Science Summer Program (GDSSP).

Paper Published

January 2022

Lab Director, Roseann E. Peterson, PhD is named as a co-author on Intermediate stable states in substance abuse

Paper Published

January 2022

Terrell Hicks, MS publishes his first-author paper Divergent changes: abstinence and higher-frequency substance use increase among racial/ethnic minority young adults during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Lab Director, Roseann E. Peterson, PhD is named a co-author.

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