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Department seminars, preliminary programme

Tuesday 30th June 2009

Remote kinship as a confounder in genetic epidemiology studies

Professor David Balding
Professor of Statistical Genetics
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Imperial College

12:45-14:00 - LG9 Keppel Street

Tuesday 2 June 2009 

12:45-14:00 - to be confirmed

Monday 18th May

The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) consortium:
design, progess, and directions

Bruce M. Psaty, MD, PhD
Professor, Medicine & Epidemiology
University of Washington, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit

12:45-14:00 - LG7 Keppel Street

Tuesday 17th February 2009

Assessing whether a new risk marker improves individual level risk prediciton

Jonathan Bartlett (MSU)
Bedford Square 49/102, 1.00 - 2.15 p.m.

Tuesday 2 December 2008

Genome-wide association studies: the WTCCC and beyond

Dr Martin Farrall, Dept. Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford
12:45-14:00 (room to be confirmed)

Tuesday 7 October 2008

Overview and recent findings of EPIC

Professor Elio Riboli, Imperial College London
12:45-14:00 (room to be confirmed)

Tuesday 1 July 2008

And now, for something completely different!

Dr Kirsten Ward


Patterns of mortality in an island population of African descent, Tobago, West Indies, 1976-2005

Dr Mariam Molokhia
12:00-13:30 in the Lucas room

Tuesday 17 June 2008

Cancer survival in Switzerland

Dr Jean-Michel Lutz, Director, Geneva Cancer Registry, Switzerland
12:45-14:00 in the Bennett Room

Friday 16 May 2008

Tracking Disparity: Trends in ethnic and socio-economic inequalities in mortality in New Zealand, 1981-2004
Professor Tony Blakely, Health Inequalities Research Programme, University of Otago, New Zealand
12:45-14:00 in the Bennett Room

Tuesday 6 May 2008

Randomised controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation of low birth weight term Indian infants: effects on short term and longer term health

Dr Geeta Trilok-Kumar, Dr Suzanne Filteau and Dr Sanjay Kinra
12:45-14:00 in the Bennett room

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