This is the program for the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Activity Details

30 * Sun, 8/1/2010, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-118 (West)
Quantitative Trait Loci, Trees, and Gene Flow — Contributed Papers
Biometrics Section
Chair(s): Rudy Parrish, University of Louisville
2:05 PM Finding Quantitative Trait Loci Genes in Experimental Crosses with Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation in a Semiparametric Model Hui Wang, University of California, Berkeley
2:20 PM Using the Estimating Function Bootstrap to Obtain Adjusted p-Values for Quantitative Trait Mapping Theodore Lystig, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2:35 PM Model-Based Approaches for Characterizing Environmental Effects on Spatial Genetic Flow Ephraim M. Hanks, Utah State University ; Mevin B. Hooten, Utah State University
2:50 PM Identifying QTLs in Plant Breeding Populations with Adaptive Mixed LASSO Dong Wang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln ; Kent M. Eskridge, University of Nebraska-Lincoln ; Jose Crossa, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
3:05 PM Statistical Phylogenetics with Nets and a Lasso Alethea Rea, University of Auckland ; David Bryant, University of Auckland
3:20 PM Is It Rare or Common? A Coalescent Tree Approach to Identify the Genetic Types of Variants Underlying Complex Diseases Kaustubh Adhikari, Harvard University ; Christoph Lange, Harvard School of Public Health
3:35 PM A Method for Estimating the Overlap of eQTLs Between Two Tissues, with Application to Skin and Lymphoblastoid Cells Jun Ding, University of Michigan ; Gonçalo R. Abecasis, University of Michigan

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