Find Us At ASHG

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We’d love to hear from you! Attend our talks, come by our posters, and find us at our booth. The 23andMe research team has a full slate of presentations and posters at ASHG this year.

Wednesday, Oct 19

TALK 11:30am – 12:00pm

From GWAS and Mendelian Genes to Therapeutic Drug Targets

Richard Scheller, 23andMe Chief Science Officer and Head of richard-smallTherapeutics The Therapeutics group at 23andMe is using human genetic data as the starting point for identifying new therapies for both common and rare diseases.

Session 20.

From GWAS and Mendelian Genes to Therapeutic Drug Targets Ballroom B, West Building, Convention Centre

POSTERS 3 pm – 4 pm

Phenome-wide association study of 28 variants associated with Parkinson’s disease in a web-based cohortkarl-small

Karl Heilbron, 23andMe Post-doctoral Computational Biologist

Poster #: PgmNr 406

Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

GWASs of ability to carry a musical tune and mathematical educational attainmentrobertb-1

Robert Bell, 23andMe Bioinformaticist

Poster #: PgmNr 430

Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

Efficient calculation of genetic correlations across 700,000 pairs of diverse phenotypesaaron-small

Aaron Kleinman, 23andMe Senior Computational Biologist

Poster #: PgmNr 496

Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

Interrogating gene-by-environment interactions using genetic risk scoresnick-small

Nicholas Furlotte, 23andMe Statistical Geneticist

Poster #: PgmNr 514

Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

Thursday, Oct 20 EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR (registration required) 1pm — 2:30pm

New Models in Genotyping: Incentivizing Recruitment, Engaging Participants and Accelerating Research Results

Location: Ballroom B, East Building, Convention Centre

Program includes:joyce-small How the consumerization of genomics benefits research

Joyce Tung, 23andMe VP of R&D

Reimagining genetic studies: Genotyping Services for Research

Robert Borkowski, 23andMe Product Managerrobertb-small

POSTERS 2 pm – 3 pm

 

The genetics of levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease olga-small

Olga Sazonova, Computational Biologist

Poster #: PgmNr 1409 Convention Centre,

Exhibit Hall B, West Building 3 pm – 4 pm

Genetic variation underlying self-reported weight-loss success in the presence of a dietary interventionjanie-small

Janie Shelton, 23andMe Survey Methodologist

Poster #: PgmNr 350 Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

 

The impact of personal experience with direct ­-to- ­consumer genetic testing on physician readiness

Erynn Gordon, 23andMe Director of Clinical Developmenterynn2-small

Poster #: PgmNr 3098

Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

Friday, Oct 21

POSTERS 2 pm – 3 pm

Generalized polygenic risk prediction for non-medical traits in a direct-to-consumer setting mike-small

Michael Multhaup, 23andMe Product Scientist

Poster #: PgmNr 477

Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

Leveraging PheWAS in fine-mapping complex trait GWAS loci. fah-small

Fah Sathirapongsasuti, 23andMe Computational Biologist

Poster #: PgmNr 1719

Convention Centre, Exhibit Hall B, West Building

Saturday, Oct 22 TALK 9:15am – 9:30am

Genome- and phenome-wide study of “nail biting”: Not just a habit. chao-small

Chao Tian, 23andMe Senior Statistical Geneticist

PgmNr 276 Session 78.

Neuropsychiatric Diseases of the Young and Old Room 221, West Building, Convention Centre You can also find us at our marketing booth #211.

Read more about our scientific presence at ASHG.