MIDUS Gene Expression Workshop in June 2020
The University of Wisconsin—Madison Institute on Aging announces
the first MIDUS Gene Expression Workshop!
June 9th – 10th, 2020
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day
University of Wisconsin Madison
This workshop is designed to provide instruction to social and behavioral scientists interested in learning about functional genomics methods (e.g., gene expression profiling) in research on psychosocial determinants of health. Topics include general psychobiological concepts, research design and strategy, pragmatics of tissue sampling and sample processing, RNA profiling assays, low-level analysis of differential gene expression, and bioinformatic analyses of cellular and transcription factor mechanisms. The workshop includes interactive clinics in which attendees begin implementing these approaches in their own research programs.
The larger conceptual focus is on environmental regulation of expression, with MIDUS RNA data as a primary example.
Lodging will be provided by organizers of the Workshop, and where needed, limited travel grants are available.
There is no fee to attend the Workshop.
To apply for the Gene Expression Workshop please go to the following link: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1SKpd6pgrbiXkVf
Please contact Jennifer Sterk at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Apply by Sunday, March 1st, 2020.
Instructed by Steve Cole, PhD
Director, UCLA Social Genomics Core Laboratory
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine
Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
To view the MIDUS datasets available at NACDA/ICPSR, please visit the series page.
For more information about MIDUS, please visit the project site: http://midus.wisc.edu/.
Nov 21, 2019