48th European Mathematical Genetics Meeting

Event Start Date 16 Apr 2020 9:00
Event End Date 17 Apr 2020 17:00
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Location Lausanne, Switzerland

Background

The European Mathematical Genetics Meeting (EMGM) was first held on the 10th April 1973 in Sheffield, UK, and has been held every year since. EMGM focusses on key areas of statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology: population genetics, complex trait genetics, causal inference, trait prediction and personalised health, omics (as biomarkers), imputation / fine-mapping / rare variants, gene-, tissue- and pathway-enrichment, family-based data, multi-trait methods, etc.

Important Dates

  • Registration: 6 January – 3 April 2020
  • Early bird registration deadline: 6 March 2020
  • Abstract submission: 6 January – 18 February 2020
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 28 February 2020

Programme

  • 15 April: Mendelian Randomisation Workshop (by Jack Bowden)
  • 16-17 April: Conference (with dinner on the 16th evening)

Invited Speakers

  • Aurélie Labbe (keynote)
  • Bogdan Pasaniuc (keynote)
  • Jack Bowden
  • Tim Frayling
  • Jim Wilson