2017 Symposium on Advances in Genomics, Epidemiology and Statistics

Registration is now open at https://www.med.upenn.edu/sages/registration.html for the 2017 Symposium on Advances in Genomics, Epidemiology and Statistics (SAGES), organized by The Center for Genetics and Complex Traits (CGACT) of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, on June 9, 2017. Registration is free but mandatory and includes breakfast, lunch, coffee break, and cocktail reception.
SAGES 2017 will take place in the Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium in the Perelman School of Medicine, Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR), located at 3400 Civic Center Blvd. , Philadelphia, PA 19104, from 9 am to 6 pm. 
Speakers include:
·         Barbara Engelhardt, Princeton University
·         Elizabeth Grice, University of Pennsylvania
·         Hae Kyung Im, University of Chicago
·         Rafael Irizarry, Harvard University
·         Christina Kendziorski, University of Wisconsin
·         Tuuli Lappalainen, New York Genome Center
·         William C. L. Stewart, Nationwide Children’s
·         Tim Thornton, University of Washington
Participants to SAGES 2017 are invited to submit an abstract (max 250 words) for poster presentation at the time of registration. Abstracts should be sent by email to Jennifer Forbes-Nicotera at jforbes@upenn.edu.
Poster awards will be available for trainees in pre-doc as well as post-doc categories. All trainees who submit an abstract for poster presentation are also eligible for travel support. See registration form for details.
Visit our website at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/sages/
For further information and to be included in future mailings about SAGES 2017 contact Jennifer Forbes-Nicotera at jforbes@upenn.edu or 215.573.9729.
SAGES 2017 is supported by the Research Institute of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) at the University of Pennsylvania.
Funding for this conference was also made possible in part by grant R13 HG007809 from the National Human Genome Research Institute. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.