Wellcome Trust STRADL Award Annual Scientific Meeting & Gillian Birrell Memorial Lecture

Wellcome Trust STRADL Award Annual Scientific Meeting & Gillian Birrell Memorial Lecture

 

A day of talks about depression and the STRADL programme of research
October 8, 2018
Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh

A day of talks reviewing the Wellcome Trust funded STRADL programme. Researchers at all partner universities are invited to attend. Its free but you are encouraged to book (link below).

Programme

09.00    Introduction – Andrew McIntosh

09.10    Plenary lecture: “Schizophrenia genomics: recent progress, what we need, & practical implications (a path for depression)”, Patrick Sullivan, Karolinska Institute & UNC

09.50    “Developing data science approaches to depression”, Matthew Iveson

10.20    "Applications of DNA methylation analysis to depression, its risk modifiers and its treatment”, Andrew McIntosh and Riccardo Marioni

11.00    Coffee & tea

11.30    "Imaging Studies of Depression and Depression-related Traits”, Heather Whalley

12.00    "Leveraging genomics for the stratification and treatment of depression”, David Howard

12.40     Lunch

13.40    "Understanding the causes, consequences and facets of neuroticism”, Ian Deary / Michelle Luciano / David Hill

14.20    "Public engagement and participatory research”, Iona Beange, Stella Chan & Lizzy Kirkham

14.50    Tea & coffee

15.20    "Summary of progress and next steps”, Andrew McIntosh

15.40    Open conversation with SAB members & gathered audience

16.20    Move to Anatomy Theatre, Doorway 3, Medical School Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG

17.30    Annual Gillian Birrell Memorial Lecture (in Anatomy LT, Teviot)

              “Genetics of depression: the ups and downs” by Prof Naomi Wray, University of Queensland