STAGE ISSS: Andrea Ganna

Join us for the next instalment of the STAGE International Speaker Seminar Series (ISSS) with

Andrea Ganna, PhD
Instructor in Investigation,
Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Mass General Research Institute; Research Fellow in Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

Talk Title:

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Abstract:

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Speaker Profile:

Andrea is an EMBL-group leader at FIMM and Research Associate at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Previously he did his post-doc at the Analytical and Translation Genetic Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School/Broad Institute and his PhD at Karolinska Institute. His research interests lie on the intersection between epidemiology, genetics and statistics. Andrea have authored and co-authored both methodological and applied papers focused on leveraging large scale epidemiological datasets to identify novel socio-demographic, metabolic and genetic markers of common complex diseases. He has extensive expertise in statistical genetics and have been working with large-scale exome and genome sequencing data, focusing on ultra-rare variants in coding and non-coding regions. His research vision is to integrate genetic data and information from electronic health record/national health registries to enhance early detection of common diseases and public health interventions.

Sponsors

CANSSI Ontario STAGE (STAGE) is a training program in genetic epidemiology and statistical genetics, housed at the University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and funded by CANSSI Ontario at U of T, an extra-departmental unit in the Faculty of Arts & Science that is home to the Ontario Regional Centre of the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI).

Seminars are sponsored by The Hospital for Sick Children, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, the McLaughlin Centre of the University of Toronto, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and the Ontario Cancer Institute of the University Health Network.

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Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 02 2022
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Maple Room, UY9014
University of Toronto, 700 University Avenue, 9th Floor, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z5