26th International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES) Meeting 2017 Cambridge

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  • The 26th Inter­na­tional Genetic Epi­demi­ol­ogy Soci­ety (IGES) 2017 meet­ing will be held at beau­ti­ful Queens’ Col­lege Cam­bridge, UK on Sep­tem­ber 911, 2017.

    Invited Speakers

    • Mark Caulfield, FRCP, FMED­SCI – Chief Sci­en­tist, Genomics England
    • Kate­rina Kechris, PhD – Bio­sta­tis­tics and Infor­mat­ics, Col­orado School of Pub­lic Health, Boul­der, Col­orado, USA
    • Pak Sham – The Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong
    • Chris Wal­lace – Uni­ver­sity of Cambridge
    • Ele Zeg­gini – Well­come Trust Cen­ter for Human Genet­ics, Uni­ver­sity of Oxford

    Abstract Categories

    We wel­come sub­mis­sions in the fol­low­ing categories:

    • Omics data: meth­ods and applications
    • Inform­ing clin­i­cal and population-​based inter­ven­tions (e.g., drug­gable tar­gets, phar­ma­coge­nomics, population-​based screen­ing): meth­ods and application
    • Post-​GWAS stud­ies (e.g., meta analy­sis, tar­geted re-​sequencing, rare vari­ant stud­ies): meth­ods and applications
    • Com­plex trait archi­tec­ture and mech­a­nisms: meth­ods and applications
    • Other

    which are rooted in the fol­low­ing pri­mary disciplines:

    • Bio­sta­tis­tics /​Sta­tis­tics
    • Epi­demi­ol­ogy
    • Com­pu­ta­tional Sci­ence /​Bioin­for­mat­ics
    • Life Sci­ences /​Bio­med­ical Sciences
    • Med­i­cine /​Clin­i­cal Sciences
    • Other


    To facil­i­tate the devel­op­ment and research of young col­leagues we are proud to announce the fol­low­ing awards:

    • Neel Award: pre­sent­ing author must be a post-​doctoral fel­low and within 5 years of PhD com­ple­tion at the time of registration
    • Williams Award: pre­sent­ing author must be enrolled in a bach­e­lor, mas­ter or PhD pro­gram at the time of registration

    Con­fer­ence Committee

    • Pres­i­dent: Andrew Mor­ris, PhD – Depart­ment of Bio­sta­tis­tics, Uni­ver­sity of Liv­er­pool, Liv­er­pool, UK; Well­come Trust Cen­tre for Human Genet­ics, Uni­ver­sity of Oxford, Oxford, UK; Eston­ian Genome Cen­ter, Uni­ver­sity of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

    Pro­gram Committee

    • Eleanor Wheeler – Wel­come Trust Sanger Insti­tute, Hinx­ton, UK
    • Jaya Satagopan – Memo­r­ial Sloan Ket­ter­ing Can­cer Cen­ter, New York, USA
    • Emmanuelle Bouzigon – Inserm U946 /​Uni­ver­sité Paris-​Diderot, Paris, France
    • Chih-​Chieh Wu – National Cheng Kung Uni­ver­sity, Taiwan
    • Guil­laume Paré – McMas­ter Uni­ver­sity, Hamil­ton, ON, Canada
    • Josée Dupuis – Boston Uni­ver­sity, School of Pub­lic Health, Boston, MA, USA

    Organ­i­sa­tion Committee

    • Josée Dupuis (Chair) – Boston Uni­ver­sity School of Pub­lic Health, Boston, MA, USA
    • Eleanor Wheeler, PhD (Co-​Chair) – Well­come Trust Sanger Insti­tute, Hinx­ton, UK
    • Vanessa Olmo – IGES Meet­ing Plan­ner, Busi­ness Endeav­ors, Helotes, TX, USA
    • Chary Ortiz – Boston Uni­ver­sity School of Pub­lic Health, Boston, MA, USA
    • Christo­pher Foley, PhD – Uni­ver­sity of Cam­bridge, Cam­bridge, UK
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