Special Issue on “family, twin and adoption studies of childhood onset psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders”



Special Issue of American Journal of Medical Genetics Part BNeuropsychiatric Genetics on “family, twin and adoption studies of childhood onset psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders”

Guest Editors: Henrik Larsson & Philip Asherson

Abstract deadline: December 1, 2014; Full article submission deadline:  April 30, 2015

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Post-Doctoral Fellow, Boston VA Research Institute (USA)

The Boston VA Research Institute is  seeking to fill a post-doctoral clinical research position to support the labs of Erika Wolf and Mark Miller at the Behavioral Science Division of the National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System.  The position is anticipated to start by 1/1/15.  This research position focuses on the genetics of PTSD and related comorbidities, diagnostic nosology, and the relationship between personality and psychopathology.

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Special Section on Neuropsychology, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Call for papers:  Special Section on Neuropsychology, Genetics, and Epigenetics

With rapid advances in genomics research, understanding the genetic bases of brain-behavior relationships is becoming an increasingly important component of 21st century neuropsychology.  Neuropsychology requests the submission of papers for a special section titled “Neuropsychology, Genetics, and Epigenetics” focusing on the integration of genetics and neuropsychology. 

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Post Doctoral Fellow, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute (USA)

Job Title:         Post Doctoral Fellow

  • City:     Philadelphia
  • State:   Pennsylvania
  • Scheduled Shift:         Days
  • Employee Type:          Regular – Full Time
  • Scheduled Days:         Monday through Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Requirements:            The successful candidate will have a strong background in genetics, GWAS methods in particular, with an interest in applying these methods to chronic pain, or a strong background in pain studies and an interest and skill set for gaining expertise in genetic methods.

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