MARCH 1-5, 2004

Provisional Course Schedule

Sunday 02-29-04
16.0019.00Welcome Reception, The Century Room
Monday 03-01-04
9.00 9.15 Introduction and welcome John Hewitt
9.15 10.00 Causes of human variation Nick Martin
10.0010.30 Introducing the computer system Jeff Lessem
11.0012.30 Summarizing variation & Matrix algebra / Intro to Mx Mike Neale
13.3014.00 Path analysis Andrew Heath
14.0015.00 A first path model for twin data Hermine Maes, Nick Martin
15.3016.45 Univariate ACE model Nick Martin, Hermine Maes, Meike Bartels
16.4517.00 Question time Faculty
17.3019.00 Reception, The Century Room
Tuesday 03-02-04
9.00 10.20 Biometrical Genetics Shaun Purcell
10.20 10.30 Question time Peter Visscher
11.0012:30 Categorical data / Selection Fruhling Rijsdijk, Caroline Van Baal
13.3015.00 Heterogeneity (genders) Hermine Maes, Danielle Posthuma, Meike Bartels
15.3016.00 Heterogeneity (genders) continued Hermine Maes, Danielle Posthuma, Meike Bartels
16:0017:00 Continuous Heterogeneity Shaun Purcell
Wednesday 03-03-04
9.0010.15 Multivariate genetic analysis Fruhling Rijsdijk, Shaun Purcell
10.1512.00 Genetic and environmental covariances Danielle Posthuma, Meike Bartels
12.00 12.30 Phenotypic factor analysis Caroline van Baal
13.3014.00 Phenotypic factor analysis Caroline van Baal
14.0016.45 Genetic and environmental factor analysis examples Nick Martin, Hermine Maes
16.4517.00 Question time Faculty
17.3019.00 Wine & cheese reception at IBG IBG & the Science Directorate of the APA
Thursday 03-04-04
9.00 10.30 Multiple raters and sibling effects Meike Bartels, John Hewitt
11.0012.30 Power and sample size Ben Neale, Shaun Purcell
13.3015.00 Developmental models David Evans, Sarah Medland
15.3016.45 Missing data theory Mike Neale, Pak Sham, Fruhling Rijsdijk
16.4517.00 Question time Faculty
Friday 03-05-04
9.00 10.30 Extended sibships Danielle Posthuma, Meike Bartels
11.0012.30 Introduction to QTL mapping Peter Visscher
13.3014.30 QTL linkage analysis in Mx David Evans, Stacey Cherny, Ben Neale
14.3015.00 Association analysis Shaun Purcell, David Evans
15.3016.30 QTL Studies: The Past, Present, and Future Peter Visscher
18.00 Farewell Party (shuttles provided) hosted by John & Christina Hewitt

Daily: 10.30-11.00 break; 12.30-13.30 break; 15.00-15.30 break


John Hewitt, Jeff Lessem
Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder

Nick Martin, David Evans
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Michael Neale (Academic Director), Hermine Maes
Virginia Institute for Psychiatric & Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University

Andrew Heath
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University in St. Louis

Pak Sham, Fruhling Rijsdijk, Benjamin Neale
Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, United Kingdom

Shaun Purcell
Whitehead Institute

Caroline van Baal, Danielle Posthuma, Meike Bartels
Dept of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Stacey Cherny
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Gonçalo Abecasis
Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan