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April 2021

Prioritizing genes from genome-wide association studies

April 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hilary Finucane (Broad Institute)

online

Abstract: Prioritizing likely causal genes from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) is a fundamental problem. There are many methods for GWAS gene prioritization, including methods that map candidate SNPs to their target genes and methods that leverage patterns of enrichment from across the genome. In this talk, I will introduce a new method for leveraging genome-wide patterns of enrichment to prioritize genes at GWAS loci, incorporating information about genes from many sources. I will then discuss the problem of benchmarking gene prioritization methods,…

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May 2021

TBD

May 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ann Lee (Carnegie Mellon University)

online

TBD

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