Short Course on Systems Genetics

Scope/Topic

Sep 8, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013
These dates include time for travel. Please refer to the schedule for full details.

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

This one-week course covers computational and experimental approaches to genetic studies that utilize whole genome approaches. Lectures and computer workshops are designed to accommodate students with a wide variety of backgrounds. Biologists seeking to gain a deeper understanding of statistical and computational methods as well as quantitative scientists desiring exposure to biological problems are welcome. Topics to be covered include genetic mapping, gene expression microarray analysis and computational modeling of complex systems.

For more information visit the Center for Genome Dynamics.

Organizers

Sep 8, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Gary Churchill, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Karl Broman, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison 

Speakers

Sep 8, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

2013 Speakers include:

Alan Attie, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Karl Broman, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Gregory W. Carter, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Elissa Chesler, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Kwangbom Choi, The Jackson Laboratory
Gary Churchill, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Eleazar Eskin, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Eleanor Feingold, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Dan Gatti, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Shawn Gomez, Eng.Sc.D, University of North Carolina
Steve Horvath, Ph.D., DSc., University of California, Los Angeles
Rafael Irizarry, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Unversity
Christana Kendziorski, Ph.D., The University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Benjamin King, M.S., Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
Ron Korstanje, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Susan McClatchy, M.S., The Jackson Laboratory
Steven Munger, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Narayanan Raghupathy, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Saunak Sen, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Karen Svenson, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Brian Yandell, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Schedule

Sep 8, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

View the 2013 event schedule (.pdf). Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Updates will be made as they occur.

Registration

Sep 8, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Registration Fee: $1650.00

• Registration fee includes course materials, meals and shared lodging

To register for this event, please:

Complete the online registration form (opens a new page to our secured third party registration site).

Registration by women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Hotel/Travel

Sep 8, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Participants and some faculty reside together at Highseas Conference Center, a Georgian style mansion built in 1912. Highseas is perched on the cliffs overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and surrounded by beautiful Acadia National Park. This is casual, dormitory-style housing, consisting of shared bedrooms and bathrooms. Wireless internet access is provided throughout the building. Laundry facilities are available on site.

Travel


Air

Bar Harbor is served by two airports:

Car

Bar Harbor is approximately 6 hours by car from the greater Boston area.

Area information:

Sponsors

Sep 8, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Funding for the Courses and Conferences Program is provided by:

  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • National Institute Of General Medical Sciences

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by R25GM061364 from the National Institute Of General Medical Sciences. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

We would also like to thank our sponsors for their generous support:

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Event Contact: Erin McDevitt  p: 207-288-6659