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CHGPM’s Virtual Seminar Series May

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please Join Us for our May Virtual Seminar!

Monday, May 17th12 – 1 pm (Central Standard Time).  Dr. Philipp Koellinger will be presenting, “Improved polygenic prediction of disease risks”

About Dr. Koellinger:

Philipp Koellinger is full professor at the La Follette School of Public Affairs at UW-Madison (http://philipp-koellinger.com). Originally trained as an economist, his research investigates how genes influence human behavior, and how insights into the genetic architecture of behavioral outcomes can inform social and medical research. He is one of the principal investigators and co-founders of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium (SSGAC), the Externalizing Consortium, and the Brain Imaging and Genetics in Behavioral Research (BIG BEAR) Consortium. In addition to various large-scale genome-wide association studies on social-scientific outcomes (e.g. educational attainment, subjective well-being, risk tolerance), he is also involved in the development and application of new statistical methods that use genetic data (e.g. the MetaGap calculator, GIV regression, tests for genetic heterogeneity in traits such as schizophrenia).

Future seminar information will be emailed to our group list and will be posted on our website, chgpm.wisc.edu.

To become a member of our email list, please email info_chgpm@wisc.edu.

For further questions, please contact our seminar series email at seminar@chgpm.wisc.edu.

Details

Date:
May 17
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Organizer

Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine
Phone:
6082637866
Email:
info_chgpm@wisc.edu
Website:
chgpm.wisc.edu