Seminar Series

Fridays 12:30-1:30 in the EPI Library (Kresge 907)

The Spring 2015 PGSG Seminar Series will be held the following Fridays at 12:30 PM in the Epi Library (Kresge 907).  If you would like to see more information on topics from previous years, please visit our Past PGSG Seminars page.

 

January 30th: Kevin Galinsky
kevin galinskyDoctoral Student
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Title: “Fast PCA and Signals of Selection in a Large European American Cohort

 

 

 

 

February 6th: Brad Chapman, Ph.D.
BradResearch Scientist
Harvard Bioinformatics Core
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Title: “Scalable and Validated Variant Calling Work in the Bioinformatics Core

 

 

 

February 13th: Ericka Ebot, Ph.D.
Ericka Noonan-EbotPostdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Title: “Identifying Obesity-linked Gene Expression Changes in Prostate Cancer

 

 

 

 

February 20th: Alexander Gusev, Ph.D.
gusev 002Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Title: “Imputation-based Gene Expression Association Study Identifies Novel Risk Genes for Obesity-related Traits

 

 

 

March 13th: Zhonghua Liu
Zhonghua LiuDoctoral Student
Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Title: “Multiple Phenotype Association Testing Based on Summary Statistics in Genome-wide Association Studies

 

 

 

March 27th: Chia-yen Chen, Sc.D.
chiayenPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit
Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Richard B. Simches Research Center
Title: “Genome-wide Association Study of PTSD in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members (Army STARRS)

 

 

 

April 3rd: Christopher Kabrhel, M.D., MPH
KabhrelAttending Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine
Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery (Emergency Medicine)
Harvard Medical School
Title: “From Epidemiology to Individual Patients- A Tour through the Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Venous Thromboembolism

 

 

 

April 10th: Sophia Zackrisson, MD, PhD
ZackrissonSenior Consultant Radiologist
Skane University Hospital
Associate Professor
Lund University, Sweden

 

 

 


April 17th: Anne Feng

FengDoctoral Student
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

 

 

 

April 24th: Pier Francesco Palamara, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

 

May 8th: Andrew Beck, M.D., Ph.D.
BeckAssistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Molecular Epidemiology Research Laboratory- Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

 

 

May 15th: Chirag Patel, Ph.D.
chirag patelResearch Associate
Center for Biomedical Informatics
Harvard Medical School

 

 

 

 

May 22nd: Gaurav Bhatia, Ph.D.
bhatiaPostdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health