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This meeting took place in 2004



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Human Genome Sequence Variation and the Inherited Basis of Common Disease (J1)


Organizer(s) David M. Altshuler, Lon Cardon and Leonid Kruglyak
January 8—13, 2004
Beaver Run Resort • Breckenridge, Colorado USA
Abstract Deadline: Oct 15, 2003
Late Abstract Deadline:
Scholarship Deadline:
Early Registration Deadline: Nov 10, 2003

Supported by Keystone Symposia


Summary of Meeting:
The goal of this meeting is to understand patterns of sequence variation in the human genome and how they impact biology and disease. Specifically, the meeting will explore how genome sequences and patterns of gene expression vary in populations, and the forces that shaped these patterns (both molecular and demographic). We will review approaches to studying complex traits in both model systems and in human populations, including the genetic architecture of common human diseases. Finally, we will review recent examples of genetic contributions to common human diseases, and the impact of such information on biology, pharmaceutical development and medicine. The goal of the joint meetings is to bring together scientists and perspectives from population genetics, quantitative genetics, human genetics, genomics and epidemiology. The synthesis of these capabilities and frameworks will surely be required to make progress in the genetic analysis of common human disease.

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 8

15:00—19:00
Registration

Foyer
18:15—19:15
Refreshments

Foyer
19:15—19:30
Orientation

Peaks 4-5
19:30—21:30
Keynote Session: Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits (Joint)
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* David M. Altshuler, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, USA

* Detlef Weigel, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany

Charles H. Langley, University of California, Davis, USA
Polymorphism and Divergence Across the Drosophila Genome

Aravinda Chakravarti, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
The Nature of Variation in Complex Disease


FRIDAY, JANUARY 9

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Peaks 6-12
08:00—11:00
Patterns of Human Genome Sequence Variation
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Peter Donnelly, University of Oxford, UK

Mark Daly, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Human Haplotype Structure

Lon Cardon, University of Oxford, UK
Haplotype Structure Across Chromosomes

Kelly A. Frazer, University of California, San Diego, USA
Genetic Variation and Human Disease

Andrew G. Clark, Cornell University, USA
Lessons from Candidate Gene Studies about the Genetics of Complex Traits

08:00—11:00
QTL in Animals I
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Peaks 1-3
* Trudy F.C. Mackay, North Carolina State University, USA

Catherine (Katie) L. Peichel, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Genetic Analysis of Reproductive Isolation in Sticklebacks

Peter D. Keightley, University of Edinburgh, UK
Analysing Quantitative Genetic Variation for Growth in Mice

Kari J. Buck, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Genetic Control of Physical Dependence and Associated Withdrawal Episodes in Mice

Thomas E. Johnson, University of Colorado, USA
QTLs in Mice and Worms; Use of Recombinant Inbred Strains

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Foyer
11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Peaks 14-16
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Peaks 14-16
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Exploiting Inbred Strains to Find Complex Traits (Joint)
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Peter D. Keightley, University of Edinburgh, UK

Keith R. Davis, Icoria, Inc, USA
High-Throughput Plant Gene Function Analysis in Arabidopsis

Wayne Frankel, The Jackson Laboratory, USA
Effects of Genetic Background on Induced and Spontaneous Mouse Models for Epilepsy

Michael P. Snyder, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Identification of Functional Regions in the Genomes of Yeast and Humans

18:45—19:20
Comparative Genomics
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Eric S. Lander, Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

19:20—20:00
Social Hour

Peaks 14-16
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Peaks 14-16

SATURDAY, JANUARY 10

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Peaks 6-12
08:00—11:00
Molecular Forces Shaping Genome Sequence Variation
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Andrew G. Clark, Cornell University, USA

Peter Donnelly, University of Oxford, UK
Understanding Fine-Scale Variation in Recombination Rates

Richard Hudson, University of Chicago, USA
Fine-Scale Mapping with Linkage Disequilibrium

Chris Toomajian, University of Southern California, USA
The Pattern of Polymorphism in the Arabidopsis Genome

Evan E. Eichler, HHMI/University of Washington, USA
Structural Variation and Large-Scale Polymorphism within Segmental Duplications

Richard M. Durbin, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Short Talk: Significant Correspondence of Recombination Events in Pedigrees with Haplotype Block Boundaries

08:00—11:00
QTL in Animals II
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 1-3
* Catherine (Katie) L. Peichel, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA

Trudy F.C. Mackay, North Carolina State University, USA
Molecular Quantitative Genetics of Drosophila Life Span

Chung-I Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Molecular Genetics of Speciation

John H. Werren, University of Rochester, USA
Evolutionary Genetics of Species Differences in Nasonia

Marta L. Wayne, University of Florida, USA
Sex Dimorphism and Non-Additivity in Gene Expression in Drosophila melanogaster

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Foyer
11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Peaks 14-16
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Peaks 14-16
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Population History and Human Sequence Variation
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Stephen J. O'Brien, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA

David B. Goldstein, Duke University, USA
Haployptes, Human History, and Pharmacogenetics

John Raelson, Galileo Genomics, Canada
Short Talk: General Extent of LD in the Quebec Founder Population

Mark Patterson, Public Library of Science, UK
Short Talk: Public Library of Science

17:00—19:00
QTL in Plants I
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 1-3
* Joanne Chory, The Salk Institute, USA

Masahiro Yano, National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Japan
Natural Variation in Flowering Time in Rice

Leonie C. Moyle, University of California, Davis, USA
Salad Speciation: Genetics of Species Differences and Hybrid Incompatibility in Lycopersicon

Justin O. Borevitz, University of Chicago, USA
Towards the Arabidopsis Haplotype Map Using Arrays

19:00—20:00
Social Hour

Peaks 14-16
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Peaks 14-16

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Peaks 6-12
08:00—11:00
Inherited Variation in Gene Expression (Joint)
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Leonid Kruglyak, Princeton University, USA
Regulatory Variation in Yeast

Kevin P. White, University of Chicago, USA
Evolution of Gene Expression in Drosophila

Stephanie Monks, University of Washington, USA
The Genetics of Gene Expression in Mice

Justin Fay, Washington University, USA
Short Talk: Genetic Variation in Gene Expression is Associated with Phenotypic Variation Sequence Divergence

Matthew Rockman, New York University, USA
Short Talk: Cis-Regulated Polymorphism: Evolution, Natural Variation, and Common Disease

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Foyer
11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Peaks 14-16
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Peaks 14-16
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Genetic Architecture of Human Disease
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Lon Cardon, University of Oxford, UK

Stephen J. O'Brien, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA
Architecture of Disease: Lessons from HIV Resistance

Nicholas Katsanis, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Modeling Oligogenic Disorders

John A. Phillips, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: PPH is a Complex Disease Caused by Rare and Common Variants

Hua Tang, University of Chicago, USA
Short Talk: Genetic Diseases and Natural Selection in Human

Örjan Carlborg, Roslin Institute, Scotland
Short Talk: The Use of Epistasis in Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits

17:00—19:00
QTL in Plants II
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 1-3
* Masahiro Yano, National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Japan

Joanne Chory, The Salk Institute, USA
and

Olivier Loudet, Institut National de La Recherche Agronomique, France
Natural Variation in Light Signaling in Arabidopsis

Carlos Alonso-Blanco, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, CSIC, Spain
Natural Variation for Life History Traits in Arabidopsis

Dani Zamir, Cornell University, USA
Real Time QTL of Tomato Yield

19:00—20:00
Social Hour

Peaks 14-16
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Peaks 14-16

MONDAY, JANUARY 12

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Peaks 6-12
08:00—11:00
Genetic Determinants of Common Disease
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, USA

Richard P. Lifton, HHMI/Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Genetic Dissection of Hypertension

Gilles Thomas, NCI - National Institutes of Health, USA
The Genetics of CARD15, a Susceptibility Gene for an Inflammatory Bowel Disease

David M. Altshuler, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, USA
Genetic Analysis of Diabetes

David Hunter, Harvard Medical School, USA
Gene-Environment Interactions

08:00—11:00
Evolution of Adaptive Traits
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 1-3
* Neelima Sinha, University of California, Davis, USA

June B. Nasrallah, Cornell University, USA
Diversification of Self-Incompatibility Genes in the Brassicaceae

Thomas Mitchell-Olds, Duke University, USA
Nucleotide Polymorphism and Quantitative Trait Variation in Arabidopsis and Related Species

Sean B. Carroll, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Genetic and Developmental Mechanisms Underlying Divergent and Convergent Patterns of Evolution

Ying Tan, University of Massachusetts-Boston, USA
Molecular Evolution of Color Vision Genes in Primates

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Foyer
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Foyer
17:00—19:00
Application to Biology, Medicine and Society
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 4-5
* Richard P. Lifton, HHMI/Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Georgia Dunston, Howard University, USA
The GRAD Biobank: A Resource for Exploring Genome Variation and Environment Interaction in Common Complex Diseases

Klaus Lindpaintner, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland
Pharmacogenetics: A Realistic View

Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, USA
Applying Genetics to Medicine and Society

17:00—19:00
Variation between Distant Taxa
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Peaks 1-3
* Ying Tan, University of Massachusetts-Boston, USA

Nipam H. Patel, University of California, Berkeley, USA
The Evolution of Arthropod Pattern Formation

Neelima Sinha, University of California, Davis, USA
The Development and Evolution of Leaves

Marie-Anne Felix, Institut Jacques Monod, France
Evolution of Nematode Vulva Development: A Microevolutionary Approach

19:00—20:00
Social Hour

Peaks 14-16
20:00—23:00
Entertainment

Peaks 4-5

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13

 
Departure


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