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TIME

TOPIC

PRESENTER

8:30 am

Meet, greet, coffee

9:00 – 9:15 am

Program Opener: What is ‘omics anyway? Introductions & tech test

Sonia Anand and Gui Pare

9:15 – 10:00 am

#1 How can we integrate  ‘omics in epidemiologic research? Considering study design, sample size, and potential for bias. Real life examples.

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Paul Moayaddi

10:00 – 10:45 am

#2 Your basic ‘omics vocabulary

Jennifer Stearns

10:45 – 11:00 am

Nutrition break and stretch

11:00 – 11:45 pm

#3 Genetic epidemiology – GWAS and beyond

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Gui Pare

11:45 – 12:30 pm

Walking lunch and tour of CISCO (box lunch)

12:30 – 1:15 pm

#4 Adding precision to environmental exposures

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

S. Anand

1:15 – 2:00 pm

#5 GxE interactions examples from obesity and T2DM

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

David Meyre

2:00 – 2:15 pm

BREAK

2:15 – 3:00 pm

#6: Real world examples: Phenomics, genomics and psychiatric diseases

Zena Samaan

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Wrap up Day 1: Panel discussion

All Presenters

3:30– 4:30 pm

Afternoon keynote

Andrew Paterson

Faculty and Cisco dinner to follow

TIME

TOPIC

PRESENTER

8:30 am

Meet, greet, coffee

9:00 – 9:15 am

Program opener & introductions & tech test

Zena Samaan

9:15 – 10:00 am

#8: Nutrigenomics

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Russ DeSouza

10:00 – 10:45 am

#9 Gut microbiome

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Mike Surette

10:45 – 11:00 am

Break

11:00 – 11:45 am

#10 Metabolomics

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Phil B-M / S.Anand

11:45 – 12:30 pm

All faculty panel: Q+A

12:30 – 1:15 pm

Lunch

1:15 – 2:00 pm

#7 Epigenetics

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Gui Pare

2:00 – 2:45 pm

#11 Data integration: Concepts, methods, and applications

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Joseph Beyene

2:45 – 3:00 pm

BREAK

3:00 – 3:45 pm

#12 Big Data: What does it mean? Storage, management and processing of ‘omics data. Real world examples.

Format: 20 min lecture, 20 min interactive case study, 5 mins Q&A response system

Andrew Mcarthur

3:45 – 4:45 pm

State of the art lecture

Peter Kraft

4:45 pm

Conference summary and closing remarks

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