Complex Traits Consortium / Rat Genomics 17th Annual Meeting

June 8-11, 2019

The 17th Annual Meeting of the Complex Trait Community, in collaboration with the Rat Genomics Community, will be held in La Jolla, California on the University of California San Diego campus from Saturday, June 8 to Tuesday, June 11, 2019. The only activity on June 8 will be an informal gathering in the evening, details TBD.
The meeting will cover quantitative approaches to mouse and rodent genetics (other model organisms also welcome). We will have two plenary speakers, two or three poster sessions, and many short talks that will be drawn from submitted abstracts and organized thematically.

We will have a closing dinner on Tuesday, June 11, venue TBD.

There will be no registration fee, however space is limited.

Abstract submission deadline is April 8, 2019.

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Plenary session speakers:

Sunday, June 9, 9 am: Trey Ideker, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering & Computer Science, University of California San Diego.

Monday, June 10, 9 am: Bing Ren, PhD, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California San Diego.

Tuesday, June 11, 9 am: Melissa Gymrek, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego.

 

Preliminary program for Sun (6/9), Mon (6/10) and Tue (6/11):

9 – 10 am: talk by invited speaker

10-10.30 am: coffee break

10.30-12 pm: 15 minute talks drawn from abstracts

12-1 pm: lunch (on your own; food trucks or nearby restaurants)

1-2.30 pm: 15 minute talks drawn from abstracts

2.30-3 pm: coffee break

3-4.30 pm: 15 minute talks drawn from abstracts

4.30-6 pm: posters drawn from abstracts

MET buildingVenue:
UCSD campus, in Medical Education and Telemedicine building, which is located at the end of Osler lane (see map).

Address: the whole campus has the same address (9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla CA) which will not lead you to the Medical Education and Telemedicine building. You have to search maps for “Medical Education and Telemedicine building, UCSD” to find the place. Make sure you give correct direction to an Uber/Lyft driver.

Meals: We plan to provide coffee, but meals will be the responsibility of attendees. There are several options within walking distance and we will also suggest nearby restaurants that work with services like grubhub, Doordash, UberEats, Amazon Restaurants, Eat24, Postmates, etc.”

Hotels: The hotels nearby include La Jolla Shores Hotel, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & SpaSheraton La Jolla Hotel, Hyatt Regency La Jolla At Aventine. You can also use AirB&B to find suitable housing.

If you would like to find a room mate, please add your email address and details to the spreadsheet and contact any other attendee also looking for a roommate directly. Please delete your entry from the spreadsheet when you are no longer looking for a roommate.

Transportation: From San Diego International Airport (SAN) it is approximately 30 min Uber/Lyft. The whole campus has the same address (9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla CA) which will not lead you to the Medical Education and Telemedicine building. You have to search maps for “Medical Education and Telemedicine building, UCSD” to find the place. Make sure you give correct directions to your driver.

Public transportation from SAN is possible: use bus 923 or 992, then transfer to express bus 150, it will take approximately 1 hour.
If you would like to drive to the meeting, please be aware that parking on campus is allowed in Visitor spaces, $3/hr. It is best to park elsewhere and then use some transportation option to arrive on campus.

For questions, please contact Abraham A. Palmer (aap@ucsd.edu) and Amelie Baud (abaud@ucsd.edu).

 

 Confirmed attendees:

Douglas Adams, University of Colorado
Huda Akil, Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
Basel Al-Barghouthi, University of Virginia
Gajender Aleti, J. Craig Venter Institute
Danny, Antaki, University of California - San Diego
Masahide Asano, Institute of Laboratory Animals, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
David Ashbrook, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Selcan Aydin, The Jackson Laboratory
David Aylor, North Carolina State University
Amanda Barkley-Levenson, University of California - San Diego
Amelie Baud, University of California - San Diego
Molly Bogue, The Jackson Laboratory
Ely cheikh Boussaty, University of California - San Diego
Karl Broman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Camron Bryant,
Jason Bubier, The Jackson Laboratory
Christian Buettner, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen/Nuremberg, Germany
Yanwei Cai, UNC Chapel Hill
Michael Caminear, Middlebury College
Daniel Carlin, University of California - San Diego
Greg Carter, The Jackson Laboratory
Arthur Centeno, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Hao Chen, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Elissa Chesler, The Jackson Laboratory
Clement Chow, University of Utah
Gary Churchill, The Jackson Laboratory
Tristan de Jong, European Institute for the Biology of Ageing
Aaron Deal, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Matt Dean, University of Southern California
Andrew Deighan, Jackson Laboratory
Pham Dyu, The Jackson Laboratory
John Edgar French, UNC-Chapel Hill, Nutrition Research Institute
Charles R Farber, University of Virginia
Christian Fischer, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Jonathan Flint,
Rick A Friedman, University of California - San Diego
Brie Katherine Fuqua, University of California - Los Angeles
Irit Gat-Viks, TAU, Israel
Isabela Gerdes Gyuricza, The Jackson Laboratory
Aron Geurts, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Physiology
Danielle Gillard, University of California - San Diego
Victor Guryev, European Institute for the Biology of Ageing
Melissa Gymrek, University of California - San Diego
Hao He, The Jackson Laboratory
Sarah Heuer, The Jackson Laboratory
Robert Hitzemann, Oregon Health & Science University
Paula Hoffman, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Adriana Huertas-Vazquez, University of California - Los Angeles
Trey Ideker, University of California - San Diego
Thamar Jessurun Lobo, European Institute for the Biology of Ageing
Robert W Karp, NIH/NIDDK
Greg Keele, The Jackson Laboratory
Allison Knoll, University of Southern California
Karthickeyan Chella Krishnan, University of California - Los Angeles
Vivek Kumar, The Jackson Laboratory
Montana Lara, University of Vermont
Hao Li, EPFL
Jun Li, University of Michigan
Jake Lusis, University of California - Los Angeles
Ryan Lusk, University of Colorado Anschutz
Stuart Macdonald, University of Kansas
Spencer Mahaffey, University of Colorado Denver
Jennifer Mahaffey, University of Colorado Denver
Matt Mahoney, University of Vermont, Neurological Sciences and Computer Science
Caroline Manet, Institut Pasteur, Paris
Jian-Hua, Mao, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Martin McBride, ICAMS, University of Glasgow
Suzanne Mitchell, Oregon Health & Science university
Xavier Montagutelli, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Richard Mott, University College London
Megan Mulligan, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Steven Munger, The Jackson Laboratory
Hadad Niran, The Jackson Laboratory
Andrew Ouellette, The Jackson Laboratory
A. Bilge Ozel, University of Michigan
Abraham Palmer, University of California - San Diego
Yanchao Pan, University of Michigan
Clarissa Parker, Middlebury College
Cory Parks, University of Tennesee Health Science Center
Vivek Philip, The Jackson Laboratory
Celine St. Pierre, Washington University in St. Louis
Oksana Polesskaya, University of California - San Diego
Jonathan Pollock, NIH/NIDA
Pjotr Prins, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Richard Radcliffe, University of Colorado
Timothy Reynolds, Baylor University
Suheeta Roy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Nikki Russell, University of Utah
Laura Saba, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Olivia Sabik, University of Virginia
Michael Saul, The Jackson Laboratory
Thom Saunders, University of Michigan
Sarah Schoenrock, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Saunak Sen, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Harry Smith, Colorado School of Public Health
Leah Solberg Woods, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Won Gyo Suh, NCSU
Kathie Sun, UNC Chapel Hill
Boris L Tabakoff, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Monika Tutaj, Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin
Anna Tyler, The Jackson Laboratory
William Valdar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Genetics
Lauren Vanderlinden, Colorado School of Public Health
Nikhil Vettikattu, University of Southern California
Kian Waddell, Middlebury College
Shur-Jen Wang, Medical College of Wisconsin
Kuang C. Wei, Wayne State University
Wei-Zen Wei, Wayne State University
Evan Williams, ETH Zurich
Robert Williams, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Fred Wright, North Carolina State University