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HuGENet™ Workshops

HuGENet™ Networks, Genome-Wide Association Studies, and the Knowledge Base on Genetic Variation and Human Health

Thursday, January 24th, and Friday, January 25th, 2008
Tom Harkin Global Communications Center
Building 19, Rooms 245/246

Agenda & Slides
DAY 1
Session I: The HuGENet™ Roadmap in the era of genome-wide association studies 
Moderator: Muin Khoury
8:30 - 8:50 Introductions, meeting objectives, and HuGENet™ roadmap progress review[PDF 1.2 MB]
Muin Khoury
8:50 - 9:10 Systematic review and meta-analysis: HuGENet™ Handbook update[PDF 403 KB]
Julian Higgins
9:10 - 9:30 Assessing cumulative evidence: “Venice criteria" update[PDF 4.1 MB]
John Ioannidis
9:30 - 9:50 GWAS: integrating the evidence into field synopses[PDF 5.8 MB]
Teri Manolio
9:50 - 10:10 Discussion
10:10 - 10:30 Break
   
Session II: Field synopses: summarizing and assessing cumulative evidence
Moderator: John Ioannidis
10:30 - 10:50 Schizophrenia[PDF 929 KB]
Lars Bertram
10:50 - 11:10

Bladder cancer[PDF 334 KB]
Nathaniel Rothman and Montserrat Garcia-Closas

11:10 - 11:30 DNA repair[PDF 2.2 MB]
Paolo Vineis, presented by John Ioannidis
11:30 - 11:50

Preterm birth[PDF 423 KB]
Siohban Dolan

11:50 - 12:10

Coronary heart disease[PDF 145 KB]
Adam Butterworth

12:10 - 12:30 Discussion
   
Session III: Online databases and informatics tools
Moderator: Marta Gwinn
1:30 - 1:50 dbGaP and other resources of the National Library of Medicine[PDF 6 MB]
Jim Ostell
1:50 - 2:10 HuGE Navigator[PDF 1.7 MB]
Marta Gwinn and Wei Yu
2:10 - 2:30 CGEMS- Displaying data from genome-wide studies of cancer[PDF 2.7 MB]
Stephen Chanock
2:30 - 2:50 Disease-specific databases: AlzGene, PDGene, SzGene[PDF 1.6 MB]
Lars Bertram
2:50 - 3:10 Discussion
3:10 - 3:30 Break
   
Session IV: Methodologic issues and linking with data collection
Moderator: Julian Little
3:30 - 3:50

Meta-analysis of published associations vs. pooled analysis by large consortia[PDF 815 KB]
Cecile Janssens

3:50 - 4:10 Integrating information on gene-environment interaction and biology: where do we go from here?[PDF 1.1 MB]
Tim Rebbeck
4:10 - 4:30 Linking field synopses with data collection through disease-specific networks and biobanks (HuGE networks and P3G)[PDF 4.8 MB]
Julian Little and Isabel Fortier (P3G Observatory)
4:30 - 5:00 General discussion

 

DAY 2
Session V: Authoritative, updated and accessible encyclopedia on genetic variation and human health
Moderator: Teri Manolio
8:30 - 8:50 Organizing principles and implementation issues for an online
encyclopedia[PDF 495 KB]

Paolo Boffetta
8:50 - 9:10 The PharmGKB experience: an online knowledge base on pharmacogenomics[PDF 985 KB]
Ryan Owen
9:10 - 9:30 The GeneReviews model: a multi-authored, online book[PDF 454 KB]
Bonnie Pagon
9:30 - 10:00 Discussion
10:00 - 10:30 Break
   
Session VI: Discussion and Next Steps
Moderator: Muin Khoury
10:30 - 11:00

Introducing an online “encyclopedia” on genetic variation and human health[PDF 1.5 MB]
Muin Khoury

11:00 - 12:00

Moderated discussion and action items

  • The online knowledge base: putting it together and keeping it up to date
  • Action items for participating networks
  • Building ties with other collaborations (GAIN, GEI, P3G, others)
  • Linking to biologic evidence via NCBI databases
  • Priorities for methods development
  • Next steps for the “online encyclopedia”
12:00 Adjourn
 

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