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The Wang Lab at the University of Pennsylvania focuses on the genetics and genomics of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, and informatics and algorithm development for genome-scale experiments.


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2017 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 
Check out some posters at ASHG!

Presenter: Yi-Fan Chou
The GCAD workflow for processing 5000 whole genomes and 11,000 whole exomes from the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project using Amazon cloud. 
Poster Presentation -  1225W
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 2:00pm-4:00pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


Presenter: Hannah Lin
 NIA Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS): Update 2017. 
Poster Presentation -  1214T
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 2:00pm-4:00pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


Presenter: Alex Amlie-Wolf
The regulatory landscape of genetic variants associated with psychiatric disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
Poster Presentation -  2120T
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 2:00pm-4:00pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


Presenter: Rhea Bhatta
Genetic factors that modulate the relationship between education and Alzheimer's disease.
Poster Presentation -  2873T
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 2:00pm-4:00pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


Presenter: Yuk Yee Leung
The landscape of short RNAs in human cell types and tissues. 
Poster Presentation -  1688T
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 3:00pm-4:00pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


Presenter: Yi Zhao, Amanda Kuzma, et al
The Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP) data update 2017.
Poster Presentation -  1215F
Friday, October 20, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


Presenter: Elisabeth Mlynarski
Ambidexterity and Alzheimer’s disease risk. 
Poster Presentation -  2013F
Friday, October 20, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


Presenter: Pavel Kuksa
DASHR 2.0: Database of small non-coding RNAs in normal human tissues and cell types. 
Poster Presentation -  1302F
Friday, October 20, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm, Exhibit Hall, Level 1, Convention Center


8/21/2017 Solar Eclipse!


 


7/17/2017 Newly Discovered Gene Variants Link Innate Immunity and Alzheimer’s Disease


5/23/2017 Alex Amlie-Wolf — 1st Prize for 2017 IOA Retreat Poster Session!


5/15/2017 Penn Medicine's Alzheimer's genetics data storage site gets 5-year renewal to total $7.7 M


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