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Kumar Lab hosts Dr. Eric Yttri for a virtual visit

Kumar Lab hosts Dr. Eric Yttri for a virtual visit

Dr. Yttri, from Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Biological Sciences, presented his lab’s latest work from this paper. The paper uses unsupervised learning to understand the types of behaviors mice carry out. Dr. Yttri met with postdocs, engineers, and...
Circadian and Sleep Research Support by NIH

Circadian and Sleep Research Support by NIH

I was part of a special emphasis study section last week titled – “Circadian Patterns of Gene Expression Associated with Disease” for RFA-HL-20-016. The RFA was sponsored by NHLBI and NIDA, so most of the proposals revolved around priorities of these...
Vivek attends the 2020 NIDA genetics consortium meeting

Vivek attends the 2020 NIDA genetics consortium meeting

Vivek and Arojit attended the NIDA genetics meeting in Bethesda, MD. They presented two posters. Vivek presented our work on cloning of a mutation that regulates cocaine responses. This is a new gene that has not been linked to cocaine responses.  Abstract from the...
Vivek gives lecture at Dartmouth

Vivek gives lecture at Dartmouth

Vivek was invited to give a seminar at Dartmouth University by Dr. Gio Bosco and his postdoctoral fellow Shiva Sathyanarayana. Vivek spoke about the lab’s work on Cyfip2 (work of postdoctoral Arojit Mitra, Kyungin Kim, and others). He also spoke about the...