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The third annual Application of Genomics to Anthropological Research (AGAR) Workshop

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The third annual Application of Genomics to Anthropological Research (AGAR) Workshop aims to provide advanced students and scholars with experience in the development of primate genomic projects and the analysis of primate genome datasets. Hurry! Early registration ends Dec 1st! Final registration deadline December 15th!

AGAR 2014

JAN 9-10, 2014

Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX

Sponsored by American Association of Anthropological Genetics

The third annual Application of Genomics to Anthropological Research (AGAR) Workshop aims to provide advanced students and scholars with experience in the development of primate genomic projects and the analysis of primate genome datasets.  Participants will be exposed to lectures exploring relevant issues in primate genetics and genomics as well as hands-on analyses of primate genome datasets and pedigrees. Topics include:

 

Developing Genomic Analyses in Wild Populations

Brenda Bradley, Yale University

Genomic Reconstruction of Diet

Elizabeth Mallott, University of Illinois

 

Baboon Model for Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Lorena Havill, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

 

Development of Non-Human Primate Reference Genomes

Ken Dewar, McGill University

 

Fecal Genomic Sequencing

PJ Perry, Penn State University

 

Pedigree Analyses using SOLAR

Ellen Quillen, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

 

Gene by Environment Interactions

Michael Maheney, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

 

Epigenetic Studies in Captive Populations

Laura Cox, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

 

Space is limited, so apply early!  For more information or to apply for the workshop, see

 

http://www.anthgen.org/AGAR.html

 

Hurry! Early registration ends Dec 1st!  Final registration deadline December 15th!

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