Population and Statistical Genetics Seminar

November 10, 2022, 4:00pm – 5:30pm | New York Genome Center

The NYGC has created a Population and Statistical Genetics Working 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 Adam Siepel, PhD, of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and David Knowles, PhD, of New York Genome Center and Columbia University.

Thursday, November 10th, 2022
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Reception

This will be an in-person meeting at the NYGC (101 Avenue of the Americas).

If you are unable to attend, you can listen in by registering here.


Paul O’Reilly, PhD
Associate Professor in Statistical Genetics
Genetic and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

Using Polygenic Risk Scores To Reveal Paths To Disease


Adam Siepel, PhD
Professor, CSHL School of Biological Sciences
Chair, Simons Center for Quantitative Biology
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Affiliate Member
New York Genome Center
David Knowles, PhD
Core Faculty Member
New York Genome Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Department of Systems Biology
Columbia University

Moderated by Adam Siepel, PhD, and David Knowles, PhD.
Discussion and Q&A will take place after the speaker presents.

Any questions on this event, contact events@nygenome.org.