Genome-Wide Association Studies for the Rest of Us: Adding Genome-Wide Association to Population Studies

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
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Genome-Wide Association Studies for the Rest of Us:
Adding Genome-Wide Association to Population Studies

Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers

Boston, Mass.
June 22, 2007

Boston GWAS discussion panelAt the annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, the National Institutes of Health co-sponsored a seminar on Genome-Wide Association Studies. Click on the links below to watch the videos for the lectures and discussions or view the slides. The videos are closed captioned.

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Seminar Videos and Slides
Introduction, Goals of Symposium

Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Advisor to the Director for Population Genomics
National Human Genome Research Institute

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Challenges of an Epidemiologist Working in Genomics

Wendy Post, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Cardiology Division
Johns Hopkins University

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Challenges of a Genomicist Working in Population Studies

Deborah Nickerson
Department of Genome Sciences
University of Washington

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Panel Discussion 1

Panel Members: Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D., Wendy Post, M.D., M.S. and Deborah Nickerson

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Selecting Initial and Replication Samples from Existing Studies

David Hunter, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Sc.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

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Factors to Consider in Selecting a GWA Genotyping Platform

Elizabeth Pugh, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Center for Inherited Disease Research

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Panel Discussion 2

Panel Members: Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D., Elizabeth Pugh, Ph.D., M.P.H. and David Hunter, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Sc.D.

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Handling and Analyzing Data from a Genome-Wide Association Study

Laura Scott, Ph.D.
Center for Statistical Genetics
University of Michigan

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Selecting a Subset of Initial Markers to Carry Forward in Replication Scan

Nancy Cox, Ph.D.
Department of Human Genetics
University of Chicago

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Panel Discussion 3

Panel Members: Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D., Laura Scott, Ph.D. and Nancy Cox, Ph.D.

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Promoting Collaborations Across Studies for Replication and Follow-up Studies

Robert Hoover, M.D., Sc.D.
Director, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program
National Cancer Institute

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Receiving and Distributing Genotype, Phenotype and Exposure Data in GWA Studies

Jim Ostell, Ph.D.
Chief, Information Engineering Branch
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Institutes of Health

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Panel Discussion 4

Panel Members: Daniel Levy, M.D., Robert Hoover, M.D., Sc.D. and Jim Ostell, Ph.D.

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Community and Investigators' Concerns Regarding Genomic Characterization and Data Sharing

Daniel Levy, M.D.
Framingham Heart Study
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

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Professional Challenges and Rewards of Open Data Sharing

Andrew Singleton, Ph.D.
Chief, Molecular Genetics Section
National Institute on Aging

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Panel Discussion 5

Panel Members: Daniel Levy, M.D. and Andrew Singleton, Ph.D.

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Synthesizing Findings Across Multiple GWA Studies and Integrating them into the Existing Knowledge Base

Marta Gwinn, M.D., M.P.H.
National Office of Public Health Genomics
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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Summary of Current Best Practices

Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Advisor to the Director for Population Genomics
National Human Genome Research Institute

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Final Panel Discussion

Panel Members: Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D., Jim Ostell, Ph.D., Nancy Cox, Ph.D., Wendy Post, M.D., David Hunter, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Sc.D., Robert Hoover, M.D., Sc.D., Laura Scott, Ph.D. and Marta Gwinn, M.D., M.P.H.

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