The 15th meeting of the Edinburgh Alliance for Complex Trait Genetics will take place on Wednesday 17th April at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, starting about lunchtime. As usual the meeting is made possible by generous sponsorship from the Genetics Society.
13.00 Arrival and registration. Tea and coffee
Session 1 Chair: Peter Joshi (Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics)
13.30 Elena Bernabeu (Roslin Institute)
Sex differences in genetic architecture in the UK Biobank
14.00 Richard Oppong & Sara Knott (Institute of Evolutionary Biology)
Using haplotypes in regional heritability analyses.
14.30 Martin Johnsson (Roslin Institute)
Predicting deleterious variants in pigs
15.00 Paul Timmers (Centre for Global Health Research, Usher Institute)
Genomics of 1 million parent lifespans distinguishes survival chances
15.15 Erin MacDonald-Dunlop (Centre for Global Health Research, Usher Institute)
Omics measures of ageing
15.30 Tea and coffee
Session 2 Chair: Mairead Bermingham (Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine)
16.00 David Hill (Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology)
Genetic analysis identifies molecular systems and biological pathways associated with household income
16.30 Sean Bankier (Centre for Synthetic and Systems Biology)
Cortisol responsive gene networks in cardiovascular disease.
17.00 Chris Ponting (MRC Human Genetics Unit)
Explaining complex disease: one factor and one DNA variant at a time.
17.30 Discussion and refreshments
Please register for the “A century of Genetics” meeting to guarantee your place, and direct any queries or suggestions to the meeting organizers.
Celebrating 100 years of Genetics in Edinburgh & the Genetics Society in the UK