07.01.17 Dr. Jennifer Wolstenholme (VCU-ARC Rodent Behavioral Core PI) and Dr. Mike Grotewiel (Project 3 PI) have been awarded a VCU Presidential Research Quest Award for their project entitled "Effects of nutritional supplementation on ethanol-responsive behaviors".

04.01.17 April is Alcohol Awareness Month #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

02.22.17 The journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research published a study by Dr. Brien Riley and multiple VCU-ARC investigators entitled "Genomewide Association Study of Alcohol Dependence Identifies Risk Loci Altering Ethanol-Response Behaviors in Model Organisms"

01.01.17 The journal Methods in Molecular Biology published a paper by Dr. James Bogenpohl (Miles lab) and colleagues entitled "Integrative analysis of genetic, genomic and phenotypic data for ethanol behaviors: a network-based pipeline for identifying mechanisms and potential drug targets."

11.01.16 The journal Alcohol published a paper by Andrew van der Vaart (Miles lab) and colleagues entitled "The allostatic impact of chronic ethanol on gene expression: a genetic analysis of chronic intermittent ethanol treatment in the BXD cohort."

09.25.16 Guy Harris (Miles Lab) received funding for his F30 NRSA application (F30 AA025535) entitled: “Modulation of frontal cortex Ndrg1 and the effects on myelination, ethanol-sensitivity, and ethanol consumption”

08.05.16 Drs. Jill Bettinger and Laura Mathies were awarded an R01 grant (AA024482) entitled "Regulation of responses to alcohol by the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex."

08.01.16 Dr. James Bogenpohl (Miles lab) declined an F32 NRSA awarded by NIAAA and, instead, has accepted a faculty position as Assistant Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biol. and Chemistry, Christopher Newport Univ., Newport News, Virginia

2016 Ms. Kristin Mignogna and Jessica Jurmain (Miles Lab) both passed their Ph.D. comprehensive exams and were admitted to candidacy

04.15.2016 Dr. Danielle Dick organizes public symposium on young people and substance abuse

02.21.2016 Spit For Science featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch

10.19.2015 Dr. Ken Kendler awarded National Academy of Medicine prize in Mental Health

03.24.2015 Proceedings of the National Academy of Science published findings by Drs. Jill Bettinger and Brien Riley

08.19.2014 VCU receives grant to expand Alcohol Research Center