2020 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting
October 27-30, 2020
Sam Kim. “Improving the informativeness of Mendelian disease-derived pathogenicity scores for common disease using AnnotBoost.” Platform Talk. Wednesday, October 28th, 11:00am, Session 013.
Omer Weissbrod. “Leveraging fine-mapping and non-European training data to improve trans-ethnic polygenic risk scores.” Platform Talk. Wednesday, October 28th, 11:45am, Session 017. *This presentation was selected for a 2020 ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Research Semifinalist Award.
Margaux Hujoel. “Incorporating family history of disease improves polygenic risk scores in diverse populations.” Poster #2709 on Monday, October 26th. *This presentation was selected as a Reviewer’s Choice.
Tiffany Amariuta with former mentor Soumya Raychaudhuri. “Single cell heterogeneity in regulatory element accessibility among regulatory T cells reveals differential heritability enrichments.” Poster #2951 on Monday, October 26th.
Karthik Jagadeesh/Kushal Dey. “Identifying disease-critical cell types and programs using single-cell RNA-seq and enhancer-gene architectures.” Poster #3447 on Monday, October 26th. *This presentation was selected as a Reviewer’s Choice.
Huwenbo Shi. “Prioritizing causal genes from co-regulated genes in transcriptome-wide association studies.” Poster #3462 on Monday, October 26th.
Kushal Dey. “SNP-to-gene linking strategies elucidate enhancer-driven and expression-mediated autoimmune disease architectures.” Poster #3468 on Monday, October 26th.
Steven Gazal. “Evaluating and combining strategies linking disease-associated SNPs to disease genes.” Poster #3813 on Monday, October 26th.
Wouter Peyrot. “Identifying loci with different allele frequencies among cases of eight psychiatric disorders using CC-GWAS.” Poster #3864 on Monday, October 26th. *This presentation was selected as a Reviewer’s Choice. *This work was also presented as a platform talk at WCPG 2020 and received the Early Career Investigator Oral Presentation Award.
Katie Siewert. “Leveraging gene co-expression to identify gene sets enriched for disease heritability.” Poster #3888 on Monday, October 26th.
Martin Jinye Zhang. “Quantifying gene level directional effects in UK Biobank whole exome sequencing data.” Poster #3928 on Monday, October 26th.
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