Population Genomics Working Group Evening Lecture

January 28, 2020, 5:00pm – 8:00pm | New York Genome Center

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.


Tuesday, January 28, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Hors d’oeuvres & Networking


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


Dalton Conley, PhD
Henry Putnam University Professor of Sociology
Office of Population Research
The Center for Health and Wellbeing
Princeton University


“Using Genomics to do Social Science”


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

Daniel W. Belsky, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University



“GWAS, Polygenic Scores, and Population Health Science: Beyond Risk Assessment”


To learn more about Dr. Belsky’s research, visit his profile page.

David Cesarini, PhD
Associate Professor
New York University




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