09.10.2019 - 22:00 Author:
Mari Kaunisto

Meet our researchers at the ASHG 2019

Many of our researchers will be attending the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) in Houston October 15-19. Come and meet us!

 

Our researchers can be met at the following sessions:

 

Tuesday Oct 15

18:30-19:30

PosterTalk PgmNr 2396/F: Sini Kerminen ­- Mapping annual fine-scale genetic structure of Finland through the 20th century

 

Wednesday Oct 16

Poster session 14:00 – 15:00

Bioinformatics and Computational Approaches

PgmNr 1425/W: Sanni Ruotsalainen - A novel workflow for identifying causal variants underlying multivariate GWAS results

 

Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders

PgmNr 2175/W: Kumar Veerapen - Applying reverse linkage as a method in 1,589 Finnish migraine families

PgmNr 2199/W: Ari Ahola-Olli - Polygenic risk scores for intelligence and schizophrenia jointly contribute to community functioning in patients with a psychotic disorder

 

Epigenetics and Gene Regulation

PgmNr 3363/W: Yu Fu - Incomplete X chromosome inactivation is reflected in complex trait genetics architecture

 

Poster session 15:00 – 16:00

Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders

PgmNr 2112/W: Heidi Hautakangas - A genome-wide meta-analysis of migraine with over 102,000 cases identifies 124 risk loci and provides first genetic insights to new migraine therapeutics targeting CGRP pathway

 

Cardiovascular Phenotypes

PgmNr 2694/W: Nina Mars - Polygenic risk scores in prediction of complications and mortality in cardiometabolic diseases and common cancers (FinnGen)

 

Thursday Oct 17

Platform session 50: Dominant and Recessive: Not that Simple? Lessons from Clinics and Cohorts

Grand Ballroom A

11:30-11:45

PgmNr 158: Mark Daly on behalf of Henrike Heine - Known disease variants in a population-wide analysis of 135,638 Finns (FinnGen talk)

 

Poster session 14:00 – 15:00

Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders

PgmNr 1903/T: Om Dwivedi - Fine mapping of T2D linked 12q24 region in Finnish families

PgmNr 2293/T: Susanna Lemmelä - Phenotypic and genetic associations of growth differentiation factor-15 plasma levels in a Finnish population cohort

 

Poster session 15:00 – 16:00

Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders

PgmNr 2020/T: Juulia Partanen - Multivariate analysis of deep phenotype data: A novel approach to discovery.

PgmNr 2260/T: Aki Havulinna - The genetic background of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: Findings from the FINNGEN study (FinnGen talk)

 

Friday Oct 18

 

Platform session 76: Sex Differences in Genetic Disorders

Room 371A

PgmNr 274: Clara Benoit-Pilven - Sex-biased gene expression in fetal brain is distinct from adult brain and gives new insights on neurodevelopmental disorders

 

Poster session 13:00 - 14.00

Bioinformatics and Computational Approaches

PgmNr 1430/F: Hande Topa - Searching for genetic variants matching a given multivariate target profile

 

Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders

PgmNr 2213/F: Hanna Ollila - Nightmares: Genetic variants and risk of psychiatric disorders

PgmNr 2891/F: Elmo Saarentaus - Most rare and high-risk CNV carriers do not have major health, cognitive, or socioeconomic consequences

 

Poster session 14:00 - 15.00

Evolution and Population Genetics

PgmNr 2396/F: Sini Kerminen - Mapping annual fine-scale genetic structure of Finland through the 20th century

 

Statistical Genetics and Genetic EpidemiologyStatistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology

PgmNr 2846/F: Jake Lin - Finding central traits from decomposing multivariate associations

 

Saturday Oct 19

Platform Session 94: New Approaches for Novel Insights into Genetic Associations in Large-scale EHR and Biobank Studies

Grand Ballroom A

 

8:30-8:45

PgmNr 287: Tuomo Kiiskinen - Prescription medication data improves genetic discoveries in EHR-based studies (FinnGen talk)

 

Session 110: Featured Plenary Abstract Session IV

Hall B - Level 1

 

11:30 - 12:30

PgmNr 371: Andrea Ganna - Genomic analyses in 3 million individuals identify genetic determinants of questionnaire response bias and study participation with potential implications for GWAS interpretation

 

Furthermore, results based on the FinnGen data are presented in several talks/posters:

 

Wednesday Oct 16

 

Platform session 10: Novel Discoveries in Large-Scale Genome-Wide Association Studies

Grand Ballroom A

 

9:15-9:30

PgmNr 9: Puya Gharahkhani - A large cross-ancestry meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies novel risk loci for primary open-angle glaucoma, and shows a genetic link to Alzheimer’s disease (FinnGen talk)

9:45-10:00

PgmNr 11: Nasa Sinnott-Armstrong - Genetics of 38 blood and urine biomarkers in the UK Biobank (FinnGen talk)

 

 

Poster session 14:00 – 15:00

 

Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders

PgmNr 2283/W: Masahiro Kanai - Cross-population fine-mapping of 50 complex traits and diseases in ~675,000 individuals across three global biobanks (FinnGen)

 

Platform session 30: Analyses Utilizing Biobanks

Grand Ballroom C

4:15-4:30

PgmNr 58: Wei Zhou - Global Biobank Meta-analysis Initiative: Powering genetic discovery across human diseases (FinnGen talk)

5:30-5:45

PgmNr 63: Saori Sakaue - Trans-ethnic mega-biobank polygenic risk score analysis involving 676,000 individuals identified blood pressure and obesity as causal drivers affecting human longevity (FinnGen talk)

 

Friday Oct 18

 

Poster session 14:00 - 15.00

Complex Traits and Polygenic Disorders

PgmNr 2240/F: Eleanor Wigmore - Determining genetic correlation and causality of clinical biomarkers in human disease using population biobanks (FinnGen talk)

 

Statistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology

PgmNr 3050/F: Alicia Martin - Multi-ancestry meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies (FinnGen talk)

 

Last updated: 17.10.2019 - 08:42