Poster Session

Don’t forget to print your poster before your trip. Please bring your poster in portrait format A0 (84,1 cm x 118,9 cm or 33.1 inches x 46.8 inches).


The program includes invited talks (50 minutes including questions), contributed talks (20 minutes including questions), and a poster session.

Full abstract book can be found here.

April 3, Wednesday

8:30 – 9:20Registration and welcome coffee
9:20 – 9:30Welcome remarks
9:30 – 10:20Riccardo Marioni, DNA methylation-based predictors of lifestyle and disease
10:20 – 11:00Heather Cordell, Fine-mapping the results from genome-wide association studies of primary biliary cholangitis using SuSiE and h2-D2

Al Depope, Light-speed whole genome association testing and prediction via Approximate Message Passing
11:00 – 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30Saskia Kuusk, Target Trial Emulation in biobank data: estimating the effect of cholesterol-lowering therapy and PRS in the Estonian Biobank

Daniela Zanotti, Modelling genetic effects on gene expression dynamics in B cells
Ilse Krätschmer, Discovery of shared epigenetic pathways across human phenotypes
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 14:50Rebecca Richmond, Evaluating the 4 R’s of Mendelian randomization studies: reporting, reproducibility, robustness and reasonableness
14:50 – 15:30Annika Jaitner, Exploring and accounting for genetically driven effect heterogeneity in Mendelian Randomization

Ana Luiza Arruda, Dissecting ancestry-aware molecular causal paths of type 2 diabetes     
15:30 – 17:30Poster Session & Coffee break
17:30 – 21:00Dinner at Redlingerhütte

April 4, Thursday

9:30 – 10:20Doug Speed, LDAK-KVIK is a fast and powerful tool for performing mixed-model association analysis of quantitative and binary phenotypes
10:20 – 11:00Jakub Bajzik, Epigenome-wide association studies using approximate message passing

Giuseppe Pierpaolo Merola,
Isolating the Genetics of Mania through Genomic Structural Equation Modelling
11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 12:10Malgorzata Borczyk, Causal genetic effects for blood pressure management through life
12:10 – 12:30Simon Wiegrebe, Novel genetic variants identified for kidney function decline and insights into genome-wide association analyses using longitudinal trait trajectories
12:30 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:30Amke Caliebe, Evolutionary history of disease alleles: the problem of admixture

Lynette Caitlin Mikula, A General Framework for Population Genetic Inference via Generalised Linear Models

Florian Privé, Quality control of GWAS summary statistics

Mara Delesa-Velina, NMR metabolomics data as a powerful predictor of lifespan: challenges of modeling and interpretation in the Estonian Biobank cohort
15:30 – 16:00Coffee break
16:00 – 16:50Matti Pirinen, Fine-mapping GWAS meta-analyses with migraine as an example
16:50 – 17:00Closing remarks and awards