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Research Seminar hosted by PEAR and ADARP

March 20, 2023 at 12:10 pm1:00 pm PDT

Hosted by the Program of Excellence in Addictions Research and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program

Featuring Danielle Dick, PhD, speaking on

The Genetics of Substance Use Disorders: Novel Approaches to Identify Genes and Develop Tailored Prevention/Intervention


March 20
12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST


SPBS 101 or Zoom

Lunch will be available to those attending in-person.

Meeting ID: 963 8497 4870
Passcode: 970702

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Danielle Dick, PhD, is a tenured Professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where she serves as the inaugural director of the Rutgers Addiction Research Center at the Brain Health Institute and holds the Greg Brown Endowed Chair in Neuroscience. She received her PhD in Psychology in 2001 from Indiana University and subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics. She was on the faculty at Washington University, St. Louis from 2003 – 2007, and Virginia Commonwealth University from 2007 – 2022, before joining Rutgers University.

Her research involves studying how genetic predispositions interact with environmental factors to contribute to patterns of substance use/dependence and related behavioral disorders across development. She has served as the Principal Investigator (PI) or site PI on 15 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants, and Co-Investigator on another 9 NIH grants, with grant funding totaling >30 million dollars. She has >400 peer-reviewed publications and has won numerous national and international awards for her work. She has been named as one of the top 1.5% most highly cited researchers in the world across all fields of science. She is passionate about bringing research to the public in ways that are engaging and accessible; her first book “The Child Code: Understanding your child’s unique nature for happier, more effective parenting” is out now from Penguin Random House.


Research Seminar on March 20

For questions contact:
Renee Wahl at renee.wahl@wsu.edu.


March 20, 2023
12:10 pm– 1:00 pm PDT
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