Agenda

Thursday, November 1, 2018

8:30-9:00 am  Registration & Breakfast | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 3rd Floor Rotunda

9:00-9:10 Opening Remarks, Stellar Abstract Awards
Xihong Lin, Conference Chair

9:10-9:15
Teri Manolio,
Director of the Division of Genomic Medicine
National Human Genome Research Institute

SESSION I: DESIGN AND EXAMPLES OF POPULATION BIOBANKS
Moderator: Kyle Vogan, Senior Editor, Nature Genetics

* last 5 minutes of all session talks reserved for questions and discussion

9:15-10:05
Catherine Sudlow | KEYNOTE SPEAKER
UK Biobank,  University of Edinburgh
Long term follow-up and phenotyping of health-related outcomes among 500,000 participants in UK Biobank

10:05-10:35
Samuli Ripatti | Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki
Phenome-wide scans using genome-wide variation and decades of health registry data in Finnish Biobanks

10:35-10:50
Abstract Winner Platform Talk I
Ayat Salman | McGill University
Challenges of Biobanking in Primary Care: Policies and Harmonization

10:50-11:10  BREAK

11:10-11:40
Zhengming Chen | China Kadoorie Biobank, University of Oxford
China Kadoorie Biobank

11:40-12:10
David H. Ledbetter | Geisinger Health System
Geisinger’s Genomics and Precision Health Initiative

12:10-1:15  LUNCH

SESSION II: BIOBANK DATA ANALYSIS
Moderator: Peter Kraft, Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

1:15-2:05
Gil McVean | KEYNOTE SPEAKER
University of Oxford
Using genetics to classify common human disease

2:05-2:35
Benjamin Neale | Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
GWAS of everything in UK Biobank

2:35-3:05
Gonçalo Abecasis | University of Michigan School of Public Health
Sequencing 100,000s of Human Genomes

3:05-3:30 BREAK

3:30-3:45
Abstract Winner Platform Talk
 II
Sarah Gagliano | University of Michigan School of Public Health
Dense imputation of the UK Biobank genetic data reveals disease-associated rare loss of function variation

3:45-4:15
Seunggeun Lee |  University of Michigan School of Public Health
Scalable and accurate association analysis of Biobank data

4:15-6:00 Poster Session and Reception | 2nd floor lounge

Friday, November 2, 2018

8:30-9:00 am Breakfast | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 3rd Floor Rotunda

SESSION III: PHENOTYPING AND HARMONIZATION ACROSS BIOBANKS
Moderator: Jennifer Huffman, Research Scientist, Boston VA Healthcare System

9:00-9:50
Tianxi Cai | KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Enabling Imprecise EHR Data for Precision Medicine

9:50-10:20
Shawn Murphy | Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Instrumenting the Health Care Enterprise for Discovery in the Course of Clinical Care

10:20-10:40  BREAK

10:40-10:55
Abstract Winner Platform Talk
 III
Lingjiao Zhang | University of Pennsylvania
Model-based phenotyping in Electronic Health Records with data for anchor-labeled cases and unlabeled patients

10:55-11:25
Joshua Denny | Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Exploring genomic medicine in eMERGE and other electronic medical record resources

11:25-11:55
Kelly Cho |  VA Boston Healthcare System, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Big Data Challenges for Phenomic Science: Experiences from the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ 24M Population EHR and the Million Veteran Program (MVP)

11:55-12:00 Closing Remarks
Xihong Lin, Conference Chair