Biotech China 2014
Short Course on the Genetics of Addiction
Highseas Conference Center

Georgian, Bar Harbor
http://courses.jax.org/2014/addiction.html
Short Course on the Genetics of Addiction
The Jackson Laboratory
http://courses.jax.org/2014/addiction.html
Highseas Conference Center
Georgian
Bar Harbor

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, August 28, 2014
17:00:00 Registration and Reception at Highseas
18:00:00 Dinner and introductions
Friday, August 29, 2014
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:45:00 Course Overview Elissa Chesler
09:00:00 Overview of Alcoholism and Addiction
10:30:00 Break
11:00:00 Studying addiction in animal models Abraham Palmer
12:00:00 Lunch
13:15:00 Using Simple Experimental Crossing in Mice to Study Complex Traits Gary Churchill
14:15:00 Addiction Related Cognition David Jentsch
15:15:00 Break
15:30:00 Human Addiction Genetics Laura Bierut
16:30:00 Break –Cocktail
17:00:00 Discussion Q&A Panel I
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Evening Discussion: Student White Boards (5 minutes per student)
Saturday, August 30, 2014
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:45:00 Making and Using Mutant Mice Lisa Tarantino
09:45:00 MicroRNA/Molecular Mechanisms of Addiction Paul K Kenny
10:45:00 Break
11:15:00 Mouse Models of Addiction-Delay Discounting Nicholas Grahame
12:15:00 Lunch
13:15:00 Gene Expression Analysis and eQTL Shannon McWeeney
15:15:00 Break
15:30:00 Human genetic study designs and PLINK Richard Crist
16:30:00 Nicotine GWAS – Anatomy of a Success Story Thorgeir E. Thorgeirsson
17:30:00 Cocktails
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Discussion Q&A Panel II
Sunday, August 31, 2014
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Tales from the Crypt – Do You Know where Your Data Has Been Melissa Haendel
10:00:00 NIF Maryann Martone
11:00:00 Break
11:15:00 Systems Genetics and Integrative Genomics Elissa Chesler
12:15:00 Overview self-guided tutorials DO QTL, RNA seq, GeneNetwork, MPD, GeneWever, MGI, Human stuff: Hapmap, 1000 Genomes, PLINK, dbGAP, EPIGENETICs, RNA seq data.
12:45:00 Lunch
13:45:00 Computer lab: Self-guided tutorials
15:00:00 Free time (computer lab remains open, also)
17:30:00 Cocktails
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Career Paths and NIDA Funding Opportunities for Research on the Genetics of Addiction John Satterlee
Monday, September 1, 2014
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:45:00 Pharmacogenetics
10:00:00 Behavioral Economics and the Disorders of Addiction James MacKillop
10:15:00 Genetic Findings and Refinement of the Addiction Phenotype
11:15:00 Break
11:30:00 Epigenetics Chris Pierce
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Human Intermediate Phenotypes Related to Drug Abuse Harriet de Wit
14:30:00 Break
14:45:00 Behavioral Phenotyping in the Laboratory Mouse Stacey Rizzo
16:00:00 Jackson Laboratory Tour and Training Opportunities
17:00:00 Cocktail Hour
18:00:00 Lobster Dinner
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
07:30:00 Breakfast
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