10th Annual IGSS Conference • October 3-4, 2019

Integrating Genetics and the Social Sciences 2019

Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time Event
9:00-12:00Statistical Genetics Workshop
Benjamin Neale
Biobank Scale Analysis
1:00-2:45Session 1: Development, Lifecourse, and Aging
Daniel Belsky
Measuring Pace of Aging from a Drop of Blood
Jennifer Robinette
Cognition in context: Pathways and compound risk
Justin Vinneau
Cognition and Diabetes: The Role of Social and Genetic Factors
Sam Trejo
The effect of birth weight on child development: Evidence from the use of indirect genetic instruments
Gabriella Conti
The Biology of Child Development: DNA Experimental Evidence from Colombia
Brandt Levitt
Gene expression patterns of social isolation across the life course
James Li
The Positive End of the Polygenic Score Distribution for ADHD: A Risk, Protective or Resilience Factor?
3:00-4:45Session 2: Drugs, Sex, and Risk
Peter Barr
Using the Genetic Architecture of Externalizing Disorders and Behaviors to Aid in Gene Identification and Understanding Pathways of Risk
Melinda Mills
Large-scale GWAS identifies insights into genetic architecture and relationships of onset of sexual and reproductive behaviour
Ryan Motz
Demonstrating the Predictability of Involvement with the Justice System using Genome-wide Polygenic Scores in Three Cohorts
Peter Tanksley
Genome-Wide Association Study of Antisocial Behavior in a Population-based Cohort: Expanding the Broad Antisocial Behavior Consortium (Broad ABC)
Stine Møllegard
The Effect of Education on Cultural and Leisure Consumption Over the Life Course
Robbee Wedow
Large-scale GWAS reveals insights into the genetic architecture of same-sex sexual behavior
Irwin Waldman
Testing Structural Models of Psychopathology at the Genomic Level
4:45-5:15Discussion 1
5:30-6:30Keynote Address
Molly Przeworski
Beyond ancestry: the many factors influencing the portability of polygenic scores

Friday, October 4, 2019

Time Event
8:30-10:15Session 3: Genes, Education, and SES
Emma Armstrong-Carter
The Early Origins of Genetic Nurture: The Association Between Maternal Genes for Education, the Prenatal Environment, and Child Development
Jonathan Beauchamp
Height, human capital, and economic outcomes
David Braudt
Trends in Selectivity of Low Educational Attainment across 20th Century Birth Cohorts
Pietro Biroli
A GWAS of non-cognitive skills using the Genomic SEM software
Asta Breinholt
Child-Driven Parenting: Differential Early Childhood Investment by Offspring Genotype
Caiping Wei
The Gendered Meritocracy in the US: Different Educational Return to Genomic Endowment between Males and Females
Adam Lilly
Investigating Genetic Confounding of the Education-Health Relationship
10:30-12:15Session 4: Ancestry, Epigenetics, Polygenic and Sociogenomic Influences
Dalton Conley
What do within-family models tell us about ancestry?
Colter Mitchell
Longitudinal Assessment of Methylation Profiles in a Multi-ethnic Population of Children and Adolescents
Amelie Baud
Comparative architectures of direct and social genetic 2 effects from the genome-wide association study of 170 3 phenotypes in outbred laboratory mice
Lauren Schmitz
Exploring the Landscape of Gene-Environment Interplay Using Functionally-Annotated Polygenic Scores
Amadou Gaye
Social Disadvantage, Gene Expression and Depressive Symptoms in a Sample of African American from the Minority Health GRID
Rebecca Johnson
Precision Medicine and Black-White Health Disparities
Rachel Kail
Considering schools as tools for intervention: A genetically sensitive, multilevel analysis of the relationship between ADHD and school discipline
Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes
Challenges and Opportunities for Risk Prediction in Ancestrally Diverse US Populations: Results from the Hispanic/Latino Anthropometry Consortium
1:30-2:30Discussion 2
2:30-4:20Session 5: Gene-environment correlations and interactions
Evelina Akimova
Heritable Environments: Methodological Considerations for Gene-Environment Models
Vikesh Amin
Mental Health, Schooling Attainment and Polygenic Scores: Are There Significant Gene-Environment Associations?
Aditi Sabhlok
Mitigating Inequality, Maximizing Potential: Using a Highly Heritable Measure of Executive Functioning to Probe School District Differences in Reading and Math Achievement
Shiro Furuya
Genetic heterogeneity in response toward tragedy
Miao Jiacheng
Testing gene-environment interactions without measuring the environment
Jinyuan Qi
Environmental Moderators of Genetic Risk for Depression among Older US Adults: Evidence from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
Riley Taiji
GxE Analysis Reveals Protective Effects of Eveningness Chronotype on Night Shift Workers
Sjoerd van Alten
Imputing childhood family income to estimate plausibly exogenous gene-by-family income interactions in educational attainment
4:20-5:00Discussion, concluding comments, insights, etc.