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 (Saturday) is a reception in the evening. The meeting will cover quantitative approaches to mouse and rodent genetics (other model organisms also welcome). We will have a few 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 banquet on Tuesday, June 11, venue TBD.

Registration costs will be kept as low as possible.

Abstracts will be solicited around March 2019.

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Plenary session speakers:

Monday, June 10, 9 am: Bin 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 each day:

9 – 10 am: talk by invited speaker

10-10.30 am: coffee

10.30-12: 15 pm minute talks drawn from abstracts

12-1 pm: lunch

1-2.30 pm: 15 minute talks drawn from abstracts

2.30-3 pm: coffee

3-4.30 pm: 15 minute talks drawn from abstracts

4.30-6 pm: posters drawn from abstracts

Confirmed attendees:

David Ashbrook

Amelie Baud

Karl Broman

Camron Bryant

Greg Carter

Hao Chen

Jonathan Flint

Victor Guryev

Kent Hunter

Vivek Kumar

Jake Lusis

Martin McBride

Xavier Montagutelli

Megan Mulligan

Steven Munger

Abraham Palmer

Clarissa Parker

Oksana Polesskaya

Pjotr Prins

Laura Saba

Saunak Sen

Leah Solberg Woods

Boris Tabakoff

William Valdar

Rob Williams

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.

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.

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).