Date: February 4th, 2011

Speaker: Peter Kraft, HSPH-Epidemiology, Associate Professor

Title: “Finding hidden heritability for complex diseases using linear mixed models

Date: March 25th, 2011

Speaker: Gaurav Bhatia, HSPH-Epidemiology, Doctoral Student

Title: “Genome-wide Comparison of Closely Related African Populations Reveals Signals of Natural Selection

Date: April 1st, 2011

Speaker: Sara Lindstrom, HSPH-Epidemiology, Research Scientist

Title: “Genetic Predictors of Mammographic Density and Breast Cancer

Date: April 15th, 2011

Speaker: Peter Lipman, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Associate in Medicine

Title: “On the Analysis of Sequencing Data: Testing for Disease Susceptibility Loci using Patterns of Linkage Disequilibrium

Date: April 22nd, 2011

Speaker: Mousheng Xu, HSPH-Epidemiology, Postdoctoral Fellow

Title: “In the Search of Genetic Contributors of Handedness

Date: April 29th, 2011

Speaker: Noah Zaitlen, HSPH-Epidemiology, Postdoctoral Fellow

Title: “Components of Heritability

Date: May 6th, 2011

Speaker: Gourab De, HSPH-Biostatistics, Research Assistant

Title: “Testing Association for Rare Variants in Family-Based Design

Date: September 9th, 2011

Speaker: Seunggeun Lee, HSPH-Biostatistics, Research Fellow

Title: “Rare Variant Association Testing Using the Sequence Kernel Association Test (SKAT)

Date: September 23rd, 2011

Speaker: Emile Chimusa, HSPH-Epidemiology, Visiting Scholar from the University of Cape Town- South Africa

Title: “Genetic Fine Characterization of the Admixed Ancestry of the South African Coloured Population

Date: September 30th, 2011

Speaker: Bogdan Pasaniuc, HSPH-Epidemiology, Postdoctoral Fellow

Title: Extremely Low-coverage Sequencing Enables Cost Effective GWAS

Date: October 21st, 2011

Speaker: International Congress of Human Genetics 2011- Reports from PMAGE ICHG attendees

Date: October 28th, 2011

Speaker: Ioannis Politopoulos, HSPH-Epidemiology, Visiting Scholar from the University of Southampton-United Kingdom

Title: Breast Cancer Risk & Survival: Identifying their Genetic Component

Date: December 9th, 2011

Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Karlson, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine

Title: OurGenes, OurCommunity, OurHealth

Date: December 16th, 2011

Speaker: Levi Waldron, HSPH-Biostatistics, Research Fellow

Title: Gene expression profiling of archival tissues for long-term health studies