Transcriptome-Wide Association Studies (TWAS) in Ancestrally Diverse Populations: Challenges and New Opportunities - Tim Thorton, PhD
Tim Thorton, PhD is a Professor and Associate Chair of Education in the University of Washington Department of Biostatistics. His research is in the area of statistical genetics, with an emphasis on statistical methodology for genetic association studies of complex traits in samples with relatedness, ancestry admixture, and/or population structure.
He joined the UCSF Center for Genes Environment & Health to discuss the challenges and new opportunities for TWAS in admixed populations. There is great Q+A at the end you don't want to miss.
December 2021, 1 video, 1 hour 22 minutes