• SEGEG-Centre joint meeting: Omics Analyses for Understanding Complex Disease Aetiology
    29 Nov, 2017
    Anthony de Rothschild LT
    Imperial College London-
    Medical School building, St Mary’s campus (Paddington)
    Norfolk Place
    W2 1PG
    United Kingdom
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    The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Imperial College is organizing the next South of England Genetic Epidemiology Group (SEGEG) meeting jointly with the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, to be held on Wednesday 29th November 2017 from 13:00-17:00 at Imperial’s St Mary’s campus (Paddington). The meeting is entitled: “Omics Analyses for Understanding Complex Disease Aetiology”.

    The event is free to attend, but please register via Eventbrite to give us an idea of numbers.


    Preliminary schedule is as follow (please note that there may be slight changes in the final schedule):

    • Reception & Welcome 
    • Professor Jonathan Mill - (Epi)genomic trajectories to complex disease: integrating genetics, development and the environment
    • Professor Gunter Schumann - Developing Predictors and Neurobehavioural Phenotypes for Externalising Disorders using Neuroimaging and Omics
    • Coffee Break
    • Dr Borbala Mifsud - Epigenomics in Understanding the Effect of Non-coding Variants
    • Dr Raha Pazoki - Genetic Predisposition to High Blood Pressure and Lifestyle Factors: Associations with Midlife Blood Pressure Levels and Cardiovascular Events


  • Big Data, Small Area Symposium
    14 Nov, 2017 to 15 Nov, 2017
    Royal Geographical Society
    1 Kensington Gore
    W7 2AR
    United Kingdom
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    The MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health is pleased to host a two-day symposium in celebration of 30 years of the Small Area Health Statistics Unit. This international symposium will give an overview of the current developments, future prospects and scientific methods and techniques in using big data in small areas. It will take place at The Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington, London on the 14th and 15th of November 2017. More information, including a draft programme, is available on the conference website http://www.sahsu.org/content/big-data-small-area-symposium.

    Registration for the two-day symposium is £150, with a discounted rate of £75 for early career researchers and students. Abstract submission is currently open for both posters and early career researcher talks.