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From the Computational Genetics Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania (www.epistasis.org)

Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Next Frontier: Advancing from Genetic Rsk to Functionality and Testing

The Education Committee of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society has organized an educational session on "The Next Frontier: Advancing from Genetic Rsk to Functionality and Testing" to be held in conjunction with the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics in Honolulu, Hawaii on Thursday, October 22nd from 5-7pm at the the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The confirmed speakers are as follows:

Mark McCarthy, M.D.
University of Oxford
"Genome-wide association studies: potential next steps on a genetic journey"

Stephen Chanock, M.D.
National Cancer Institute

Daniel Weeks, Ph.D. and Johanna Jakobdottir
University of Pittsburgh
“Interpretation of genetic association studies:
markers with replicated highly significant odds ratios may be poor classifiers”

Katrina Goddard, Ph.D.
The Center for Health Research
“Public awareness and use of direct-to-consumer genetic tests”

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