ASHG 2014 Talks and Posters

2014 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting
October 18-22, 2014, in San Diego, CA.


Kevin Galinsky.  “Fast PCA of very large samples in linear time.”  Platform talk #156.  Monday Oct. 20th, 12:00pm.  Room 29, Upper Level.


Po-Ru Loh.  “Efficient Bayesian mixed model analysis increases association power in large cohorts.”  Platform talk #200.  Monday Oct. 20th, 5:00pm.  Room 20A, Upper Level.
*This presentation was selected for a 2014 ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Research Semifinalist Award.


Hilary Finucane.  “Partitioning heritability by functional category using summary statistics.”  Platform talk #351.  Tuesday Oct. 21st, 4:30pm.  Room 6DE, Upper Level.
*This work will also be presented as a platform talk at GCD 2014 on Sept. 19th.


Alkes Price.  “Heritability of functional variant classes in schizophrenia and other traits: regulatory elements explain more heritability than coding variants.”  Invited talk.  Wednesday Oct. 22nd, 9:30am.  Room 20BC, Upper Level.


Gaurav Bhatia.  “Haplotypes explain additional heritability of complex traits.”  Poster #937S.  Sunday, Oct. 19th, 4:00-5:00pm. Exhibit Hall, Ground Level.


Bjarni Vilhjalmsson.  “Modeling linkage disequilibrium increases accuracy of polygenic risk scores.”  Poster #1767S.  Sunday, Oct. 19th, 4:00-5:00pm.  Exhibit Hall, Ground Level.
*This work will also be presented as a platform talk at WCPG 2014 on Oct. 15th.


Tris Hayeck.  “Mixed model with correction for case-control ascertainment increases power in multiple sclerosis association study.”  Poster #1746S.  Sunday, Oct. 19th, 5:00-6:00pm.  Exhibit Hall, Ground Level.


Pier Palamara, with former PhD mentor Itsik Pe’er.  “Inference of mutation rates using hidden relatedness.”  Poster #1956M.  Monday, Oct. 20th, 3:00-4:00pm.  Exhibit Hall, Ground Level.


Sasha Gusev.  “Regulatory variants explain much more heritability than coding variants across 11 common diseases.”  Poster #936T.  Tuesday, Oct. 21st, 3:00-4:00pm.  Exhibit Hall, Ground Level.
*This work was also presented as a platform talk at Biology of Genomes 2014 on May 8th.



Also check out our collaborators’ talks:

Bogdan Pasaniuc.  “Functional partitioning of prostate cancer heritability in European Americans and African Americans from AAPC and BPC3 consortia reveals tissue specific regulation.”  Platform talk #29.  Sunday, Oct. 19th, 1:30pm.  Room 6DE, Upper Level.


Brielin Brown.  “A joint testing and multiple testing framework unconvers paradoxical SNPs, improves power, and identifies new sources of missing heritability in association studies.”  Platform talk #260.  Tuesday, Oct. 21st, 11:45am.  Room 6AB, Upper Level.


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