June 11-13, 2007 -- Boulder, Colorado

The Biodemographic Perspective: An Overview
Maxine Weinstein
Center for Population and Health, Georgetown University
Behavioral Genetics: Theory, Substance, and Methods
Michael Stallings
Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado
The Use of Biomarkers in National Surveys
Eileen Crimmins
Center on Biodemography and Population Health, USC
Social Location, Stress, and Physiological Dysregulation
Noreen Goldman
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
The Genetics of Longevity
Tom Johnson & Deqing Wu
Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado
Statistical Genetics: Linkage and Association in a Couple of Hours
Matt McQueen
Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado
Closing Remarks
Jane Menken

Course Format
The course is open to all graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty from any institution. The CUPC will provide a stipend to pay for travel to and from the short course and we will pay for lodging (if necessary) during your stay in Boulder. The class begins Monday, June 11, at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13.
Course Credit
If desired, students may enroll in the course for 1.5 credit, and we will cover the tuition costs. Students who take the course for credit will also be expected to complete a final exam.
Application Process
Please apply via email to Jason Boardman (boardman@colorado.edu) by April 6th. Your application should include: your vita, a one-page letter of interest that includes your current position (e.g, graduate student, post-doc, or faculty), and at least one reference (please include the email address of this reference; there is no need for a formal letter of recommendation). Decisions will be made by April 21. Supported by NICHD, the Institute of Behavioral Science, and the University of Colorado.