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A Trans-Ancestry Polygenic Risk Score for Prostate Cancer - David Conti, PhD

David Conti, PhD is a professor in the Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and the University of Southern California. His research focuses on genetic and environmental epidemiology.

He joined the UCSF Center for Genes Environment & Health to discuss polygenic risk scores for prostate cancer across people of diverse ancestries.

 

December 2021, 1 Video, 57 minutes

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

Genomics For the World: a comprehensive framework for genetic studies in diverse populations - Alicia Martin, PhD

Alicia Martin, PhD is an Instructor in Investigation at the Analytic & Translational Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an Associated Scientist at the Broad Institute affiliated with the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research and the Medical and Population Genetics Program. Her research examines the role of human history in shaping global genetic and phenotypic diversity.

She joined the UCSF Center for Genes Environment & Health to discuss a comprehensive framework for genetic studies in diverse populations.

 

February 2022, 1 video, 1 hour