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SEGEG meeting in Bristol 2019

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Watershed

1 Canon's Road

Bristol

BS1 5TX

United Kingdom

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1.20-1.30 - Welcome, intro, announcements, etc

1.30-2.00 - Guidance for DNA methylation studies: Statistical insights from the EPIC array - Eilis Hannon (Research Fellow, University of Exeter)

2.00-2.30 - A systematic classification of heritable risk factors influencing common diseases - Adrian Cortes (Postdoctoral scientist, University of Oxford)

2.30-3.15 - Break

3.15-3.45 - Intergenerational confounding, Mendelian randomization, within-family studies and plans for extending UK Biobank - Neil Davies (Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol)

3.45-4.15 - Disentangling nature and nurture using genomic family data - Alex Young (Post doctoral researcher, University of Oxford)

4.15-4.45 - The data ecosystem for GWAS and other genomics studies - Helen Parkinson (Head of Molecular Archival Resources at EMBL-EBI)

5.00-onwards - Pub (location TBC)

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Following on, you are warmly invited to an art and science event hosted by the IEU starting from 6pm, details here: Creative Reactions: art meets science



The SEGEG meeting will be held in Bristol at the Watershed cinema. This was chosen for two reasons:

1) It is located on the harmourside right in the city centre so a bit more accessible than most of the university buildings. If you arrive in Bristol by train you can actually take a very pleasant ferry trip from train station to the harnbourside. Alternatively there are taxis, buses or it's just a short walk.

2) It's a really nice cinema =]



While you are here...

Weather permitting, some of our department will be going for a walk (perhaps through Leigh woods, pictured above) on the morning of Saturday 25th May. As the SEGEG meetings are an opportunity for networking and making friends, we'd be delighted to invite you along, just sign up so that we have an idea of numbers. Family etc welcome. Details to follow.

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1 Canon's Road

Bristol

BS1 5TX

United Kingdom

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