Celine St. Pierre, a graduate student in the Lawson lab in the Department of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is an author on a paper recently published in Nature Communications. The study, “Genome wide association analysis in a mouse advanced intercross line,”┬ádemonstrates the utility of the LG x SM AIL as a mapping population, identifies several novel associations, and sheds light on the genetic architecture of mammalian behavior. Natalia Gonzales, Ph.D., is first author on the paper, and Abraham Palmer, Ph.D.,┬áProfessor & Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Psychiatry at the University of California-San Diego, is also an author.

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