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April
2020
2
Population Genomics Working Group Evening Lecture

5:00 PM — 8:00 PM

New York Genome Center

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About

The NYGC has created a Population Genomics Group that brings together leading population and statistical geneticists and focuses on human population genomics, statistical analyses, and applications to precision medicine. The group is led by Eimear Kenny, PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Adam Siepel, PhD, of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

 

WHEN:
Thursday, April 2, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Hors d’oeuvres & Networking

 

WHERE:
New York Genome Center
101 Avenue of the Americas, 1st Floor Auditorium

 

REGISTER

 

SPEAKERS

Iain Mathieson, DPhil
Assistant Professor of Genetics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

 

Using Ancient DNA to Trace Complex Trait Evolution in Humans”

 

To learn more about Dr. Mathieson’s research, visit his lab page.

 

 

 

Jonathan Marchini, DPhil
Executive Director, Head of StatGen and Machine Learning, Regeneron Genetics Center
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

“Quantifying Gene-Environment Interactions”

 

To learn more about Dr. Marchini’s research, visit his website.

 

 

 

Gillian Belbin, PhD
Director, Population Genetics
Mount Sinai Institute for Genomic Health
Assistant Professor, Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

“The Impact of Finescale Population Structure on Polygenic Risk Estimation”

 

To learn more about Dr. Belbin’s research, visit her profile page.

 

 

 

 

 

Discussion and Q&A
Discussion and Q&A will take place after each speaker presents.
Any questions on this event, contact events@nygenome.org.

 

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