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H = Hilton Chicago,   UC= Conference Chicago at University Center
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55 * Sun, 7/31/2016, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-W196b
Recent Advances in Sequencing Association Studies and Rare-Variant Analysis for Complex Traits — Invited Papers
Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics
Organizer(s): Seunggeun Lee, University of Michigan
Chair(s): Xiaoquan Wen, University of Michigan
4:05 PM Sequencing 10,000s of Human Genomes: Early Results, Opportunities, and Statistical Challenges Gonçalo Abecasis, University of Michigan
4:30 PM Detecting Signal Regions in Whole-Genome Association Studies Xihong Lin, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health ; Zilin Li, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
4:55 PM Improving Power for Rare Variant Tests by Using External Control Samples While Mitigating for Possible Biases Seunggeun Lee, University of Michigan
5:20 PM A Spectral Approach for the Integration of Functional Genomics Annotations for Both Coding and Noncoding Sequence Variants Iuliana Ionita-Laza, Columbia University ; Kenneth McCallum, Columbia University
5:45 PM Floor Discussion
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