The Center for Genetics and Complex Traits (CGACT) of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will hold a Symposium on Advances in Genomics, Epidemiology and Statistics (SAGES) (previously MAGES Conference) on May 29, 2015.

The topic of SAGES 2015 is: Beyond DNA Sequencing: Emerging Challenges in Quantitative Genomic Analysis.

Program:
Richard Bonneau (NYU): "Connecting the Immune System and the Microbiome through Dynamic Network Inference"
Nancy Cox (U Chicago): "Getting to Real Integration Across Omics"
Eleazar Eskin (UCLA): "Known and Unknown Confounding Factors in Genetic Studies"
Hongkai Ji (Johns Hopkins): "Big Data Methods for Dissecting Variations in High-Throughput Genomic Data"
Mingyao Li (Penn): "Statistical Modeling of RNA Sequencing Data"
Xihong Lin (Harvard): "Analysis of Integrated Genetics and Genomics"
Stephen Montgomery (Stanford): "Identifying the Extent and Impact of Rare Non-Coding Variants"
Jianxin Shi (NCI): "Detection of Regulatory Hotspots in Highly Dimensional Genomic Data"

SAGES 2015 will take place in the Colket Translational Research Building of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia located at 3501 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104. Registration will open soon.

Visit our website at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/sages

For further information and to be included in future mailings about SAGES 2015 contact Katherine Toder: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 215.898.8511.