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Genotype Tissue Expression (GTEx) Project Community Scientific Meeting

June 28, 2017

Hilton Washington D.C./Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
1750 Rockville Pike
Rockville, Maryland 20852-1699

The GTEx Project Community Scientific Meeting is an event open to the scientific community interested in learning more about the project and data, and/or scientists who are already using the data in their research. The meeting will highlight the final dataset and data types available, the tools and methods developed to analyze these data, and the wide range of analyses, studies and insights gained from using the data.

The meeting will also highlight relationship of the project to large scale projects and datasets, such as ENCODE, GWAS, BluePrint, FANTOM and other cancer projects. Strong emphasis will be placed on showcasing a range of scientific presentations that use GTEx data.

  • Agenda

  • 8:00 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:25 a.m. - Opening
  • 8:30 - 8:40 a.m. - Welcome
    Eric Green, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • 8:40 - 8:50 a.m. - Opening Remarks
    James Anderson, National Institutes of Health
  • 8:50 - 9:05 a.m. - GTEx Program Overview
    Simona Volpi, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • 9:05 - 9:20 a.m. - Overview of Biospecimen Collections
    Abhi Rao, National Cancer Institute
    Helen Moore, National Cancer Institute
  • 9:20 - 9:40 a.m. - Overview of ELSI Study and New Presentation of Donors Video
    Laura Siminoff, Temple University College of Public Health
  • Coffee Break
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