Key publications


  1. Holl K, He H, Wedemeyer M, Clopton L, Wert S, Meckes JK, Cheng R, Kastner A, Palmer AA, Redei EE, Solberg Woods LC. Heterogeneous stock rats: a model to study the genetics of despair-like behavior in adolescence. Genes Brain Behav. 2017  PMID: 28834208 Full text
  2. King CP, Militello L, Hart A, St Pierre CL, Leung E, Versaggi CL, Roberson N, Catlin J, Palmer AA, Richards JB, Meyer PJ. Cdh13 and AdipoQ gene knockout alter instrumental and Pavlovian drug conditioning. Genes Brain Behav. 2017 PMID: 28387990; PMCID: PMC5595635 Full text
  3. Flagel SB, Robinson TE. Neurobiological Basis of Individual Variation in Stimulus-Reward Learning. Curr Opin Behav Sci. 2017 PMID: 28670608; PMCID: PMC5486979.
  4. Tripi JA, Dent ML, Meyer PJ. Individual differences in food cue responsivity are associated with acute and repeated cocaine-induced vocalizations, but not cue-induced vocalizations. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2017.  PMID: 27837333; PMCID: PMC5226877
  5. Leah C. Solberg Woods and Richard Mott. Heterogeneous Stock Populations for Analysis of Complex Traits.  2016 Book chapter in: Systems Genetics. Methods and Protocols. Editors: Klaus Schughart, Robert W. Williams. ISBN: 978-1-4939-6425-3. Full text.
  6. Laura J. Sittig, Peter Carbonetto, Kyle A. Engel, Kathleen S. Krauss, Camila M. Barrios-Camacho, Abraham A. Palmer. Genetic Background Limits Generalizability of Genotype-Phenotype Relationships.  Neuron 2016. PMID: 27618673 PMCID: PMC5033712  Full text
  7. Parker CC, Gopalakrishnan S, Carbonetto P, Gonzales NM, Leung E, Park YJ, Aryee E, Davis J, Blizard DA, Ackert-Bicknell CL, Lionikas A, Pritchard JK, Palmer AA. Genome-wide association study of behavioral, physiological and gene expression traits in outbred CFW mice. Nat Genet. 2016 PMID: 27376237; PMCID: PMC4963286. Full text
  8. King CP, Palmer AA, Woods LC, Hawk LW, Richards JB, Meyer PJ. Premature responding is associated with approach to a food cue in male and female heterogeneous stock rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2016 PMID: 27146401. Full text
  9. Wang T, Han W, Chen H. Socially acquired nicotine self-administration with an aversive flavor cue in adolescent female rats. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2016 PMID: 26911379; PMCID: PMC4846487. Full text
  10. Gamazon ER, Wheeler HE, Shah KP, Mozaffari SV, Aquino-Michaels K, Carroll RJ, Eyler AE, Denny JC; GTEx Consortium, Nicolae DL, Cox NJ, Im HK. A gene-based association method for mapping traits using reference transcriptome data. Nat Genet. 2015 Sep;47(9):1091-8. doi: 10.1038/ng.3367. Epub 2015 Aug 10. PubMed PMID: 26258848; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4552594. Full text
  11. Pitchers KK, Flagel SB, O’Donnell EG, Woods LC, Sarter M, Robinson TE. Individual variation in the propensity to attribute incentive salience to a food cue: influence of sex. Behav Brain Res. 2015 PMID: 25446811; PMCID: PMC4382370. Full text
  12. Wang T, Han W, Wang B, Jiang Q, Solberg-Woods LC, Palmer AA, Chen H. Propensity for social interaction predicts nicotine-reinforced behaviors in outbred rats. Genes Brain Behav. 2014 PMID: 24289793; PMCID: PMC3934210. Full text
  13. Parker CC, Chen H, Flagel SB, Geurts AM, Richards JB, Robinson TE, Solberg Woods LC, Palmer AA. Rats are the smart choice: Rationale for a renewed focus on rats in behavioral genetics. Neuropharmacology. 2014 PMID: 23791960; PMCID: PMC3823679. Full text