2019 Spring Seminars

Fridays 1:00-2:00pm in the EPI Library (Kresge 907)

The Winter/Spring 2019 PGSG Seminar Series will be held on the following Fridays at 1:00 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.

 

Fine-mapping with polygenic functional priors

Omer Weissbrod
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
January 4, 2019

 

A genome-wide association study of circulation plasma metabolomics

Oana Zeleznik
Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
January 11, 2019

 

Investigating the gene-architecture of human complex traits by connecting functional heritability to genes

Steven Gazal
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
January 18, 2019

 

Genome-wide association studies in over 1,000,000 participants identify more than 400 loci associated with smoking and drinking behaviors

Sarah Kalia
Doctoral Student
Department of Epidemiology
February 1, 2019

 

The Truth Wears Off? the Reproducibility Crisis in Historical Perspective

Nicole Nelson
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical History and Bioethics
University of Wisconisin-Madison
February 8, 2019

 

Detection and replication of rare variant driven gene expression outliers via joint modeling of total and allele-specific expression

Bryce van de Geijn
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
March 1, 2019

 

Quantifying pleiotropy among complex traits

Luke O’Connor
Doctoral Student
Department of Epidemiology
March 8, 2019

 

Two Tales of Modern Science Data

Martin Zhang
PhD Candidate
EE, Stanford University
March 15, 2019

 

TBD

Zhaozhong Zhu
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
March 29, 2019

 

TBD

Huwenbo Shi
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
April 5, 2019

 

TBD

Jun Li
Postdoctoral Fellow
Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology
April 12, 2019

 

TBD

Farhad Hormozdiari
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
April 19, 2019

 

TBD

Kushal Dey
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
April 26, 2019

 

TBD

Sharon Lutz
Faculty
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
May 3, 2019

 

TBD

Wouter Peyrot
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
May 10, 2019

 

Boosting known functional annotations: prioritizing variants using supervised machine learning

Sam Kim
Doctoral Student
Department of Epidemiology
May 17, 2019

See Spring 2018 Seminars here.