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November 23, 2008 – Speaker Reception 7 - 9 pm
6:30 p.m.       Registration CONGRESSIONAL ROOMS A & B
7:00 p.m.       Application of GWAs to Personalized Medicine
Dietrich Stephan, The Translational Genomics Research Institute,
7:30 p.m.       The Impact of Structural and Genomic Variation in Humans
Charles Lee, Harvard University
8:00 p.m.       Integrating SNPs, CNPs and rare CNVs with the Affymetrix SNP6.0
Jeffrey Smith, Affymetrix
November 24, 2008 – Workshop
8:00 a.m.       Registration DIPLOMATROOM
8:30 a.m.       Overview and Introduction of Goal
Tatiana Foroud, Indiana University
Andy Singleton, NIA
8:40 a.m.       Genomewide Association Study for Susceptibility Genes Contributing to Familial Parkinson Disease
Tatiana Foroud, Indiana University
Rick Myers, Boston University
9:10 a.m.       PD GWAS for Sporadic Parkinson's NINDS Repository, European Cohort, Japanese Cohort
Andy Singleton, NIA
Thomas Gasser, Hertie Institute, Tubingen, Germany
Toda Tatsushi, Osaka University, Japan
9:40 a.m.       Expression Analysis for Human PD
John Hardy, Reta Lila Weston Institute, UK
10:10 a.m.       Finding New Genes through the Longitudinal Clinical, Pathologial, and Molecular Genetic Studies; Three Examples in Different Stages of Progress - Perry Syndrome (An Insight into Non-Motor Dysfunction in PD?), Arkansas and Indiana Families (PD + RLS), HDLS (Parkinsonism + White Matter Disorder).
Zbigniew Wszolek, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
10:40 a.m.       The Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease Consortium (GEO-PD) and Pathways-Based Analysis of PD GWA Datasets
Jim Maraganore, Mayo Clinic Rochester
11:10 a.m.       Break  
11:35 a.m.       Genes and Environment - GEI Sponsored Environmental Exposure Measures
Patty Freedson, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
12:05 a.m.       Epidemiological Studies and Pathways
Alberto Ascherio, Harvard School of Public Health
12:35p.m.       The Genetics Consortium: Lessons Learned
Nick Wood, Welcome Trust
1:05 p.m.       LUNCH - Industry Presentations  
1:35 p.m.       Data Blitz  
2:00 p.m.       Consortia Building - Effective Data Sharing and Collaboration in the Era of GWA Studies
Tatiana Foroud, Indiana University
2:15 p.m.       Foundation Presentations on Priorities  
2:45 p.m.       Break  
3:00 p.m.       Breakout Session - Directions for the Future
1. Biological Interpretation of GWAS

(Jim Gusella)
2. Next Generation Technologies
(Peter Heutlink)
3. Environmental Exposures
(Carlie Tanner and Karen Marder)
4. Meta - Analysis
(Tatiana Foroud)
3:45 p.m.       Summary of Breakouts and How To Go Forward
-Review Summaries From Groups
-Organize Subgroups To Move Progress Forward
4:45 p.m.       Closing Remarks, Plan
Marg Sutherland
5:00 p.m.       Meeting Adjourn  

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