Seminar Series

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

The Spring 2020 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.

 

Validating breast cancer risk prediction models in the Korean Cancer PRevention Study-II Biobank (Yon Ho Jee)

The association between somatic mutational profiles and germline polygenic risk scores in TCGA (Yuxi Liu)

Yon Ho Jee & Yuxi Liu
Master’s & Doctoral Candidates
Department of Epidemiology
February 14, 2020

 

Cross-cancer cross-tissue transcriptome-wide association study (TWAS) of 11 cancers identifies 56 novel genes 

Helian Feng
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Biostatistics
February 21, 2020

 

Sex hormones, sex-specific genetic regulations, and sex differences in cardiometabolic diseases

Jie (Jack) Hu
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Women’s Health, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
February 28, 2020

 

TBD

Sam Kim
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
March 6, 2020

 

TBD

Katie Siewert
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
March 13, 2020

 

TBD

Ying Wu
Senior Manager, Bioinformatics & Manager, Human Genetics
Pfizer
March 27, 2020

 

TBD

Wouter Peyrot
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
April 3, 2020

 

TBD

Tamar Sofer
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics, HSPH & Brigham and Women’s Hospital
April 10, 2020

 

TBD

Kushal Dey
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
April 17, 2020

 

TBD

Martin Zhang
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
April 24, 2020

 

TBD

Huwenbo Shi
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
May 1, 2020

 

TBD

Omer Weissbrod
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
May 8, 2020

 

TBD

Jun Li
Postdoctoral Fellow
Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition
May 15, 2020

 

TBD

Peter Kraft
Professor of Epidemiology
Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Director, Program in Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics
May 22, 2020