The 47th Behavior Genetics Annual Meeting was held in Oslo, Norway, from June 28th to July 1st, 2017.
The Opening Reception was in the beautiful Oslo City Hall, with a warm word of welcome from the Mayor of Oslo, Marianne Borgen.
During the banquet the following BGA members were awarded! Congratulations to:
- Rowe: Laurence Tanguay-Garneau
- Thompson: Emily Smith-Woolley
- Fuller-Scott: Karen Verweij
- Fulker: Jenae Neiderhiser and Valerie Knopik
- Dobzhansky: William G (Bill) Iacono
And we thank the following members who donated for travel bursaries: Anna Docherty and Michael Stallings.
Please follow this link to find all information about the conference.
The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for up to two tenure track Assistant Professorships with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: Computer Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Integrative Physiology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, or Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology.
A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Nievergelt, Department of Psychiatry, UCSD to join an NIMH-funded international collaborative study investigating the genetic basis of PTSD.
We are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University. If interested, contact Michael Lyons at the BGA meeting in Oslo or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
May 2, 2017, New NIH Approach to Grant Funding Aimed at Optimizing Stewardship of Taxpayer Dollars
Today we want to put forward a new approach to making sure that we are exercising optimum stewardship of the funds that we receive from taxpayers. We will be discussing this approach with our Advisory Councils over the next few weeks, and so we wanted to provide this broad public description.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is looking for a Postdoc and a computational research scientist.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION IN COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AT NSF
Do you want to help identify areas of potentially transformative research? Serve as the liaison to our research community? Build new national or international collaborations? Experience how the merit review process operates?
Penn State University regrets to announce the sad news that Gerald E. “Jerry” McClearn died Thursday, January 5, 2017 in State College, PA. In his 89 years, Jerry had a long and successful career as a leader in the field of Behavioral Genetics.
Read here the obituary, and find here information about a Memorial Symposium at Penn State University, July 2017.
Amsterdam offers two very interesting summer schools this summer:
The Board on Children, Youth, and Families of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is requesting nominations for committee members to participate in a consensus study on Promoting Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development among Children and Youth.
Follow this link for more information!