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311 * Tue, 8/6/2013, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-512f
Statistics in Genetic Epidemiology — Contributed Papers
Section on Statistics in Epidemiology
Chair(s): Huaqing Zhao, Temple University
8:35 AM Using Stochastic Search Gene Suggestion to Identify Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with Childhood Leukemia Risk in Case-Parent Triads Michael Swartz, The University of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, School of Public Health ; Ying Cao, The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston, School of Public Health ; Darryl Nousonme, University of Southern California ; Philip Lupo, Baylor College of Medicine ; Michael Scheurer, Baylor College of Medicine
8:50 AM Analysis of SNP Data Through Sparse Principal Component Analysis with Altered Similarity Matrix Ashley Bonner
9:05 AM Evaluation of Genetic Risk Score Models in the Presence of Interaction and Linkage Disequilibrium Ronglin Che, North Carolina State University ; Alison Motsinger-Reif, North Carolina State University
9:20 AM Extension of Within-Family Genetic Association to Polytomous Phenotypes and Two-Locus Models Alexandre Bureau, Université Laval ; Jordie Croteau, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec ; Thierry Duchesne, Université Laval
9:35 AM Ascertaining the Effect Size Distribution for Mapping Genetic Determinants of Diseases Dmitri Zaykin, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences ; Chia-Ling Kuo, NIEHS
9:50 AM Detecting Master Regulators in Methylation QTL Studies Jianxin Shi
10:05 AM Floor Discussion

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