Conference Schedule and Abstracts

Thursday, October 9, 2014
8:00am - 12:00noonStatistical genetics workshop
   Thomas Hoffman, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
         Workshop Materials (password-protected)
12:00noon - 1:15pmLunch
1:15pm - 1:30pmWelcome
1:30pm - 2:45pmHealth, Health Behaviors, and Health Care
   Coley, et. al.Genetic and Environmental Risks Predicting Patterns of Alcohol Use and Misuse from Adolescence through Early Adulthood
   BelskyPolygenic Risk and the Pace of Aging
   Benjamin, et. al.Smoking, Genes, and Health
2:45pm 3:15pmBreak
3:15pm - 4:30pmBeyond Genotype
   Faul, et. al.Is Heritability of Telomere Length Modified by Lifecourse Socioeconomic Status?
   MitchellThe Association of PTSD and Deployment with Telomere Erosion
   King, et. al.Parental Social Disparities in Epigenetic Regulation of Newborns' Imprinted Genes Related to Gestational Growth and Later-Life Health
4:30pm 4:45pmBreak
4:45pm 6:00pmMethods
   RehkopfUnderstanding the Role of Social and Economic Factors in GCTA Heritability Estimates
   Turley, et. al.Leveraging the Predictive Power of Genetic Data in the Social Sciences
   Domingue, et. al.Understanding Genetic Bias
6:00pm 7:00pmSocial
Friday, October 10, 2014
8:00am - 8:30amComments, discussion, coffee
8:30am - 10:00amPolitics, Kidneys, and History
   Shcherbak, et. al.Ancient Urbanization, Historical Prevalence of Pathogens and the ADH1B*48His Allele Frequency
   Dawes, et. al.The Genetic Architecture of Political Activity
   Saperstein &    HollenbachMaking the Right Matches: Exploring Intersections among Genetic Ancestry, Self-reported Race and Origin, and HLA Haplotypes of Prospective Transplant Donors
   Cook & FletcherGenetic Diversity and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from High Schools in Wisconsin
10:00am - 10:30amBreak
10:30am - 11:45amGene-environment Interactions
   Schmitz & ConleyThe Effect of Military Service and Genotype on Older Age Outcomes: Evidence from the Vietnam Era Draft Lottery
   Pluess & RhoadesVantage Sensitivity as a Function of Genes: Genetic Moderation of Relationship Intervention Effects
   JamesGenetic Sensitivity to Social Environment: Serotonin Genes Moderate the Relationship of Persistent Maternal Depression and Child Behavior
11:45am - 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm - 2:30pmSocial and Family Relationships
   Masarik, et. al.For Better and for Worse: Genes and Parenting Interact to Predict Future Behavior in Romantic Relationships
   ConleyNeanderthal Ancestry & Later Life Outcomes: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
   Napierala & GageStructuring the Influence of Social Ties in Migration: Genetic and Environmental Variation
   RauscherPlastic and Immobile? Unequal Intergenerational Transmission by Genotype within Sibling Pairs
2:30pm 3:00pmBreak
3:00pm - 4:45pmInternalizing and Externalizing Behaviors
   FontanaGenetics, Addictive Consumption, and Price Response Heterogeneity
   PerrySocial Integration, Genetics, and Substance Use Disorders: How Gender Gets Under the Skin
   Li, et. al.Does Marriage Moderate Genetic Effects on Delinquency and Violence?
   Roos & NielsenGenetic and Environmental Influences on Status-related Outcomes in the Early Lifecourse
4:45pm 5:00pmConcluding comments and discussion