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68 ! Mon, 8/9/2021, 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Virtual
Recent Advances of Causal Inferences in Human Genetics — Invited Papers
WNAR, Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics, ENAR
Organizer(s): Jingshen Wang, UC Berkeley; Chong Wu, Florida State University
Chair(s): Chong Wu, Florida State University
10:05 AM Inferring Causal Direction Between Two Traits in the Presence of Invalid Instrumental Variables
Haoran Xue, University of Minnesota; Wei Pan, University of Minnesota
10:30 AM Testing for the Direction of Mediation in Genomics Studies
James Dai, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Heng Chen, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
10:55 AM Debiased Inference in Mendelian Randomization After Selecting Among High-Dimensional Genetic Instruments
Chong Wu, Florida State University; Jingshen Wang, UC Berkeley
11:20 AM KnockoffScreen: A Powerful Method for the Identification of Putative Causal Loci in Whole-Genome Sequencing Data via Knockoff Statistics
Iuliana Ionita-Laza, Columbia University; Zihuai He, Stanford University
11:45 AM Floor Discussion