2012 Seminars

Seminars at Oakfield House take place in Room OS6 (seminar room), unless otherwise stated.  If you would like to be informed about future CAiTE seminars, please email: info-caite@bristol.ac.uk.

15 February: Ms Aimee van Dijk, Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam - 'Cardio-metabolic risk in 5-6 year-old children prenatally exposed to maternal psychosocial stress: the ABCD study'.

21 March: Dr Olivier Cloarec, consultant in chemometrics and Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London - 'Profiling experiments in biology and clinical sciences: how to deal with so much data'.

23 March: Dr Mika Ala-Korpela, Professor of Computational Medicine at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland - 'High-Throughput Serum NMR Metabolomics - The New Era in Epidemiology and Genetics'.

11 May: Professor Simon Tavare, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and the Oncology Department, University of Cambridge - 'Sparse partitioning: an approach to identifying interactions in regression problems and GWAS'.

14 May: Dr Julia Pitcher, Research Centre for Early Origins of Health and Disease, Robinson Institute at the University of Adelaide - 'Neurodevelopment in early and late preterm children without brain lesions: Optimal gestation or optimal address?'

15 May: Dr Dan Lawson, Post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Bristol - 'Identifying fine population structure using genomic scale data'.

16 May: Dr Kevin Eggan, Harvard University - 'Using cell and reprogramming approaches for the study of neural degeneration'.

25 September: Dr Tyler VanderWeele, Harvard School of Public Health - 'Methods for mediation and interaction: application to genetic variants on 15q25.1, smoking and lung cancer'.

15 November: Dr Sekar Kathiresan, Director of Preventive Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Heart Center - 'Nature's Randomized Trial to Reassess the "Good" in HDL Cholesterol'. This seminar will begin at 12.30.

28 November: Dr Ruth Loos,  Director of the Genetics of Obesity and Related Metabolic Traits Program at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. This seminar will begin at 4pm.

30 November: Dr Oliver Davis, MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King's College London - 'Mapping the UK's genetic and environmental hotspots'. This seminar will begin at 12.30.

5 December: Professor Gil McVean, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford - 'Assessing the clinical utility of whole genome sequencing'. This seminar will begin at 12.30. Please note that it will take place in BG10 (Barley House).