Annual Meeting in Oslo, Norway (June 28th – July 1st 2017)

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. You can find the program HERE.

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 followiOslo_3ng members who donated for travel bursaries: Anna Docherty and Michael Stallings.

 

 

Research Associate, Virginia Commonwealth University (USA)

The EDGE (Examining Development, Genes, and Environments) Laboratory in the Departments of Psychology and African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University is recruiting a non-tenure track Research Associate (Instructor Rank). The purpose of this position will be to play a leadership role in the scientific management of a large portfolio of research projects, all of which have the broad goal of understanding how genetic and environmental influences contribute to the development of patterns of alcohol use and related behaviors, such as conduct problems and depression.

Continue reading

2015 BGA awards

Congratulations to the following people who were awarded at the BGA 2015 meeting!

  • Rowe Award:  Megan Flom 
  • Thompson Award: Baptiste Couvy-Duchesne
  • Fuller-Scott Award: Paige Harden and Elliott Tucker-Drobb
  • Fulker Award: Lindon Eaves
  • Dobzhansky Award: Hill Goldsmith
  • FABBS Early Career Award: Brian d’Onofrio
  • Shields Award: Juko Ando