Bloomsbury Centre for Genetic Epidemiology and Statistics Annual Scientific Meeting, 12 June, 2-6:30pm
15 May 2012
Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre A, LSHTM, Keppel St
The event is free to attend but registration is required.
14:00 - 14:05 Dr Frank Dudbridge (LSHTM) - Welcome
14:05 - 14:45 Dr Stephen Bentley (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) - Viewing bacterial evolution and transmission through their whole genome sequences
14:45 - 15:00 Dr Lucy Weinert (UCL) - The evolution of host jumps in Staphylococcus aureus
15:00 - 15:15 Dr Richard Stabler (LSHTM) - Genetic epidemiology of C. difficile
15:15 - 15:45 Dr Fotios Drenos (UCL) - Twenty-three unreported genetic associations with lipid phenotypes: a dense gene-centric meta-analysis in 66,240 individuals across 32 studies
15:45 - 16:00 Tea & coffee break
16:00 - 16:15 Dr Vincent Plagnol (UCL) - Bayesian analysis of metagenomic data for the detection of rare viral infections
16:15 - 16:30 Dr. Paula Dominguez-Salas (LSHTM) - Epigenesis in humans: can maternal methyl-donor-deficient diets induce epigenetic alterations in their offspring?
16:30 - 16:45 Dr Rein Houben (LSHTM) - Genomic approaches to address outstanding questions on M.tuberculosis transmission – data and results from North Malawi
16:45 - 17:15 Prof Francois Balloux (UCL) - The role of genetic drift and natural selection in the current distribution of human genetic diversity
17:15 – 18:30 Wine reception