2013 Seminars

2013 Seminars

 

Date
Speaker
February 1st Internal Lab Group meeting
February 15th Alexander Gusev, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
HSPH Department of Epidemiology

“Quantifying Missing Heritability at Known GWAS Loci”
February 22nd Lori Chibnik, Ph.D.
Instructor in Neurology
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

“GWAS of Cognitive Decline using Multi-factor Longitudinal Datasets”
March 1st Internal Lab Group meeting
March 8th Chia-yen Chen
Doctoral Student
HSPH Department of Epidemiology

“Improving Phenotype Prediction using Ancestry Information”
March 15th Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
HSPH Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

“A Simple and Efficient Regression Framework for the Analysis of a Secondary Phenotype in Case-Control Studies”
March 22nd No Seminar- Spring Break
March 29th Alkes Price, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
HSPH Department of Epidemiology
“Dangerous Adventures with Mixed Models”
April 5th Internal Lab Group meeting
April 12th Gaurav Bhatia
Doctoral Student
Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
HSPH Department of Epidemiology
“Ancestry Inference in Dense Genotype and Sequence Data”
April 19th Seminar Cancelled
April 26th Giovanni Parmigiani, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics
Harvard School of Public Health
“Evaluating the predictivness of genomic signatures by systematic reviews and cross-study reproducibility”
May 3rd Internal Lab Group
May 10th Irene Shui
Postdoctoral Fellow
HSPH Department of Epidemiology
“Do Prostate Cancer Risk Variants Predict Disease Progression?”andMarta Crous Bou, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School and Channing Laboratory

“Colorectal Cancer: Genetic Epidemiology and Diagnostic Biomarkers”

May 17th Maxine Chen
Master’s Student
HSPH Department of Epidemiology
“Exome-wide Association Study of Endometrial Cancer in a Multi-ethnic Population”andAkl Fahed
Research Fellow, HMS Department of Genetics
MPH Student, Harvard School of Public Health

“Targeted Resequencing in Congenital Heart Disease”

 

 

Date
Speaker
September 6th Internal PGSG Lab Group meeting
September 20th Jinyan Huang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
HSPH Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

“Meta-analysis on eQTL mapping identify insertion and deletion (INDEL) specific eQTLs in LCL, PBMC and skin tissues”
September 27th Edward Ruiz Narvaez, Sc.D.
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Boston University School of Public Health

“Genetic Basis of Complex Diseases in African Americans: The Black Women’s Health Study”
October 4th Internal PGSG Lab Group meeting
October 11th Bjarni Vilhjalmsson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
HSPH Department of Epidemiology

“Efficient Bayesian Polygenic Risk Prediction”
October 18th Tristan Hayeck
Doctoral Student
HSPH Department of Epidemiology

“Mixed Model Association Statistic with Correction for Case-control Ascertainment”
November 1st Internal PGSG Lab Group meeting
November 8th Po-Ru Loh, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
HSPH Department of Epidemiology

“Fast and Powerful Extensions of Mixed Model Methods for GWAS”
November 22nd Jun Chen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
HSPH Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

“Effective Adjustment of Differential Cell Populations in Epigenome-wide Association Studies”
December 6th Internal PGSG Lab Group
December 13th Zhonghua Liu
Doctoral Student
HSPH Department of Epidemiology

“Metabolite profiling identified several novel susceptible biomarkers associated with body mass index in Caucasians”