BGA 2021 Online Program

Welcome to the 51st annual meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association!

View BGA President Meike Bartels’ welcome address:


The meeting took place over a 24 hour period to accommodate members and attendees in Asia, Europe, and the Americas and everywhere in between. 24h conference with ‘local hosts’ in the US, Europe, and Australia. The conference began in Brisbane, Australia, on Tuesday, June 29 at 9:00 A.M. (Brisbane time) which is Monday, June 28, midnight in London and Monday, June 28, 7:00 P.M. in New York.

Please note that the talks were recorded, and are now viewable by clicking the session numbers in the table below. This will take you to a video recording of that session. You will need to use the password included in your registration email (the same one as used to access poster presentations).

Please note that all links to abstracts have been disabled, they are published in the journal Behavior Genetics.

Brisbane Amsterdam New York Presenter Title
        Session 1
Tues 9:00am Tues 1:00am Mon 7:00pm   Introduction
Tues 9:05am Tues 1:05am Mon 7:05pm Yongkang Kim Determine the assortative mating pattern of the phenotypes by using covariance structures of the haplotypic polygenic scores.
Tues 9:25am Tues 1:25am Mon 7:25pm Emmanuel Sapin Gametic Phasing in a Sample of Distantly Related Individuals Using Segments Shared Identical by Descent (IBD).
Tues 9:45am Tues 1:45am Mon 7:45pm Jared V. Balbona Bivariate estimation of vertical transmission and genetic nurture using polygenic scores
Tues 10:05am Tues 2:05am Mon 8:05pm Yann Klimentidis Genome-wide association study of liking of physical activity in the UK Biobank
Tues 10:25am Tues 2:25am Mon 8:25pm Tina T. Vo The Consortium on Interplay of Genes and Environment Across Multiple Studies (IGEMS): Does sleep duration moderate genetic and environmental contributions to cognitive performance?
Tues 10:45am Tues 2:45am Mon 8:45pm McKenna E. Williams Genetic and environmental influences on Alzheimer’s disease neuroimaging signatures
Tues 11:00am Tues 3:00am Mon 9:00pm Break  Session 2
Tues 11:20am Tues 3:20am Mon 9:20pm Matthew S. Panizzon Genetic and Environmental Moderation Among Plasma-Based Biological Markers of Alzheimer’s Disease
Tues 11:40am Tues 3:40am Mon 9:40pm Shandell Pahlen Genetic and Environmental Moderation of Cognitive Performance by Smoking Behavior
Tues 12:00 noon Tues 4:00am Mon 10:00pm Katrina L Grasby Use of GWAS by subtraction in lieu of covariates: the expected and unexpected.
Tues 12:20pm Tues 4:20am Mon 10:20pm Brittany Mitchell Using polygenic risk scores to dissect heterogeneity between major depressive disorder subtypes
Tues 12:40pm Tues 4:40am Mon 10:40pm Gunn-Helen Moen Methods for enabling and improving the power of Mendelian randomization studies of parental environmental exposures and offspring outcomes
Tues 1:00pm Tues 5:00am Mon 11:00pm Yuanxiang Zhang Detection of assortative mating in the absence of spousal information
Tues 1:20pm Tues 5:20am Mon 11:20pm Break Session 3
Tues 1:40pm Tues 5:40am Mon 11:40pm David Evans Using adopted singletons to partition maternal genetic effects into pre- and post-natal effects on offspring phenotype
Tues 2:00pm Tues 6:00am Tues 12:00 midnight Morosoli García, José Juan Genetic prejudice as a cognitive bias: Evidence from a multivariate twin study
Tues 2:20pm Tues 6:20am Tues 12:20am Victoria O’Callaghan Genetic and Environmental Influences on Sleep-Wake Behaviors in Adolescence
Tues 2:40pm Tues 6:40am Tues 12:40am Jackson Thorp Dissecting the association between trauma, polygenic risk and depression: specific types of trauma and individual symptoms
Tues 3:00pm Tues 7:00am Tues 1:00am Ziada Ayorech Polygenic p: Characterizing the role of general genetic liability to psychopathology in maternal depression
Tues 3:20pm Tues 7:20am Tues 1:20am Perline Demange Comparing designs for estimating parental indirect genetic effects
Tues 3:40pm Tues 7:40am Tues 1:40am Break Session 4
Tues 4:00pm Tues 8:00am Tues 2:00am Lianne de Vries Distinguishing Well-being and Resilience: a GWAS-by-subtraction study in UK Biobank
Tues 4:20pm Tues 8:20am Tues 2:20am Bodine Gonggrijp The costs of victimization on job retention
Tues 4:40pm Tues 8:40am Tues 2:40am Miljan Jovic Harmonized phenotypes for anxiety, depression, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Tues 5:00pm Tues 9:00am Tues 3:00am Sofieke Kevenaar Predicting school performance by non-cognitive factors self-control and grit in a genetically informed design
Tues 5:20pm Tues 9:20am Tues 3:20am Abdel Abdellaoui The Genetic and Phenotypic Architecture of Playing Video Games
Tues 5:40pm Tues 9:40am Tues 3:40am Philipp D. Koellinger First results from a multivariate GWAS on different measures of income among ˜756,000 individuals
Tues 6:00pm Tues 10:00am Tues 4:00am Veronika Odintsova Multi-omics prediction of complex traits and exposers: polygenic and DNA methylation scores
Tues 6:20pm Tues 10:20am Tues 4:20am Break  
Tues 6:25pm Tues 10:25am Tues 4:25am Posters Session A
Tues 6:55pm Tues 10:55am Tues 4:55am Break Session 5
Tues 7:00pm Tues 11:00am Tues 5:00am Aysu Okbay Resource Profile and User Guide of the Polygenic Index Repository
Tues 7:20pm Tues 11:20am Tues 5:20am Cornelius A. (Niels) Rietveld Stop meta-analyzing, start instrumenting: Maximizing the predictive power of polygenic scores
Tues 7:40pm Tues 11:40am Tues 5:40am Margot van de Weijer Why the COVID-19 pandemic is interesting from a behavior genetic perspective: a focus on quality of life and self-rated health.
Tues 8:00pm Tues 12:00 noon Tues 6:00am Dirk H.M. Pelt Well-being is more than “a personality thing”: common and unique genetic effects on higher order factors of personality and well-being
Tues 8:20pm Tues 12:20pm Tues 6:20am Ruyue Zhang Novel disease associations with schizophrenia genetic risk revealed in ~400,000 UK Biobank participants
Tues 8:40pm Tues 12:40pm Tues 6:40am Chloe Austerberry Heritability of infant traits: Meta-analysis of twin studies of psychological traits and developmental milestones in infancy
Tues 9:00pm Tues 1:00pm Tues 7:00am Christopher Hübel Constitutional thinness and anorexia nervosa differ on a genomic level
Tues 9:20pm Tues 1:20pm Tues 7:20am Break Session 6
Tues 9:40pm Tues 1:40pm Tues 7:40am Kai Xiang Lim Investigating the etiology of self-harm by integrating Mendelian randomization within twin modelling
Tues 10:00pm Tues 2:00pm Tues 8:00am Zeynep Nas Exploring Causal Links Between Psychological Distress & Physical Health
Tues 10:20pm Tues 2:20pm Tues 8:20am Olakunle Oginni Causal influences of same-sex attraction on psychological distress and risky sexual behaviors: Evidence for bidirectional effects using the Mendelian Randomization-Direction of Causation model
Tues 10:40pm Tues 2:40pm Tues 8:40am Kaili Rimfeld The consequences of the COVID-19 crisis for the mental health of young adult twins in England and Wales
Tues 11:00pm Tues 3:00pm Tues 9:00am Eric A.W. Slob Multivariate analysis reveals shared genetic architecture of brain morphology and human behavior
Tues 11:20pm Tues 3:20pm Tues 9:20am Helena M.S. Zavos The etiology of nutrition and cardio-metabololic phenotypes in a South Asian population
Tues 11:40pm Tues 3:40pm Tues 9:40am Break & Restart zoom call  
Wed 12:00 midnight Tues 4:00pm Tues 10:00am Business Meeting Session 7
Wed 1:00am Tues 5:00pm Tues 11:00am Restart zoom call  
Wed 1:05am Tues 5:05pm Tues 11:05am Posters Session B
Wed 1:35am Tues 5:35pm Tues 11:35am Break Session 8
Wed 1:40am Tues 5:40pm Tues 11:40am BGA IDEA Committee Efforts to Increase Diversity in Behavior Genetic Research, Teaching, Mentoring, and Outreach
Wed 2:40am Tues 6:40pm Tues 12:40pm Michael C. Neale Modeling assortative mating and other selection with OpenMx
Wed 3:00am Tues 7:00pm Tues 1:00pm Kristine Marceau Developmental cascades from polygenic and prenatal substance use to adolescent substance use: Leveraging severity and directionality of externalizing and internalizing problems to understand pubertal and harsh discipline-related risk
Wed 3:20am Tues 7:20pm Tues 1:20pm Sarah L. Carroll Understanding the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Youth Psychopathology: Genotype-Environment Interplay
Wed 3:40am Tues 7:40pm Tues 1:40pm Break Session 9
Wed 4:00am Tues 8:00pm Tues 2:00pm Tong Chen Associations Among Adolescent Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms and Early Adult Substance Use: Multivariate Behavioral Genetic Analyses
Wed 4:20am Tues 8:20pm Tues 2:20pm Stephane Paquin Contribution of negative parenting behaviors evoked in childhood and adolescence to the persistence of externalizing behaviors
Wed 4:40am Tues 8:40pm Tues 2:40pm Jeffrey A. Shero The differential relations between ADHD and reading achievement: A quantile genetic approach.
Wed 5:00am Tues 9:00pm Tues 3:00pm Anna M. Zhou Heritable, Prenatal, and Postnatal Influences on Child Cortisol and Internalizing Symptom Development
Wed 5:20am Tues 9:20pm Tues 3:20pm Gretchen Saunders Trans-ancestry GWAS meta-analysis of tobacco and alcohol use
Wed 5:40am Tues 9:40pm Tues 3:40pm Evan J. Giangrande Biometric analysis of within-person Flynn Effects
Wed 6:00am Tues 10:00pm Tues 4:00pm Sean Womack Dynamic Associations between Physical and Cognitive Development in Twins across Early Childhood
Wed 6:20am Tues 10:20pm Tues 4:20pm Break Session 10
Wed 6:40am Tues 10:40pm Tues 4:40pm Matthew R. Jamnik Active by nature, or active by nurture? A twin study of preschoolers’ observed motor behavior.
Wed 7:00am Tues 11:00pm Tues 5:00pm Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant Breaking the link between genetic risk and externalizing problems through early prevention
Wed 7:20am Tues 11:20pm Tues 5:20pm Amanda Ramos The Role of Prenatal Distress on Children’s Early Social Competence: Disentangling Heritable and Environmental Influences
Wed 7:40am Tues 11:40pm Tues 5:40pm Elizabeth Shewark Neighborhood Features Moderate the Etiology of Children’s Social Information Processing
Wed 8:00am Wed 12:00 midnight Tues 6:00pm Daniel Bustamante Variance decomposition and genetic correlations of brain volumes in children
Wed 8:20am Wed 12:20am Tues 6:20pm Patrick Turley The Effect of Education on the Relationship between Genetics, Early-Life Disadvantages, and Later-Life SES
Wed 8:40am Wed 12:40am Tues 6:40pm Jonathan P Beauchamp Polygenic prediction within and between families from a 3-million-person GWAS of educational attainment
Wed 9:00am Wed 1:00am Tues 7:00pm Conclusion  

Poster Presentations:

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Poster Session A. To peruse session A posters, please click here.

Author title video session email
Francesca Procopio The influence of specialist genes in mathematical, language and reading ability View Cognition email
Anastasiya Kazantseva APOE-controlled effect of inflammatory system gene variants on non-verbal intelligence in young adults View Cognition email
Teresa Lee Longitudinal change in heritability of verbal episodic memory: Preliminary findings from the Older Australian Twins Study (OATS) View Cognition email
Alexandra F. Nancarrow Gene-environment interactions in early life cognitive development View Cognition email
Alexandra Starr What drives the relation between cognitive ability, conscientiousness, self-perceived ability and school grades? View Cognition email
Z.R. Takhirova The analysis of the polymorphic variant rs10494561 of the gene NMNAT2 in the development of spatial cognition of the individual View Cognition email
Z.R. Takhirova The analysis of the polymorphic variant rs2285351 in the gene of IFT122 in the development of spatial abilities of students View Cognition email
Molly R Davies Comparison of algorithm-based versus single-item phenotyping measures of anxiety and depression disorders View Methods email
Rita Dias Pereira The relationship between the predictive power of polygenic scores and the genetic ranking of individuals across PGS construction methods View Methods email
Uku Vainik Measuring 100 personality traits and 9 cognitive domains at biobank scale under 1 hour View Methods email
Sjoerd van Alten The effects of demographic-based selection bias on GWAS results in the UK Biobank View Methods email
Melanie de Wit The Genetics of Assortative Mating View Methods email
Perline Demange Comparing designs for estimating parental indirect genetic effects View Methods email
Nicola Pirastu Genome-wide association study of food liking in 162,000 people uncovers the genetic bases of food liking. View Other email
Juan R Ordoñana Shared environment in second language learning View Other email
Laura W. Wesseldijk The predictive value and potential pathways of a polygenic score for rhythm ability View Other email
Renata Enikeeva The effect of AVPR1A, GATA2, and PCDH7 gene variants on developing music abilities in Russian students View Other email
Alicia Peel Genetic and early environmental predictors of retrospective self-reports of childhood trauma View Other email
Shinji Yamagata Genetic and environmental etiology of political sophistication in Japan: A study of adolescent twins and their parents View Other email
Javad Jamshidi Phenotypic and genetic study of a wellbeing factor score in the UK Biobank and the impact of childhood maltreatment View Personality email
Sherry Mao Perspectives of the Gender Roles in the family versus Personality Traits View Personality email
Matthijs D. van der Zee The role of personality in voluntary exercise behaviors: a Mendelian randomization study View Personality email
Juko Ando Genetic and Environmental Structure of Altruism Characterized by Recipients in Relation to Big Five Personality View Personality email
Ekaterina M Kovsh Association between combinations of genotypes of genes MAOA, COMT, 5HTR2A, DRD4 with emotional and personal characteristics of young people, living in the South of Russia. View Personality email
Shabalina Evgeniya relationship of monoamine oxidase a gene polymorphisms with personality traits View Personality email
Moritz Herle Can interventions mitigate genomic liability for obesity? Using causal inference based mediation analyses in genetically-sensitive studies View Physical email
Geng Wang Investigating a potential causal relationship between maternal blood pressure during pregnancy and future offspring cardiometabolic health. View Physical email
Anna Kankaanpää A role of adolescent lifestyle habits in biological aging: a prospective twin study View Physical email
Gema Muñoz Scrutinizing the genetic overlap between disorders characterized by disturbed water and ion homeostasis in the brain View Physical email
Jessie Baldwin Adverse childhood experiences and mental health: A genetically informed study View Psychopathology: Child email
Agnieszka Bubel The role of genetics in neurodevelopmental disorders and their comorbidity with disruptive, impulse control and conduct disorders during childhood and adolescence. A meta-analysis. View Psychopathology: Child email
Isabella Badini Socioeconomic status and risk for child emotional and behavioral problems: Exploring gene-environment interaction in the presence of gene-environment correlation using extended families in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Birth Cohort Study View Psychopathology: Child email
Wikus Barkhuizen Direct and indirect genetic influences involved in the intergenerational transmission of risk for ADHD in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort View Psychopathology: Child email
Gareth Richards Assortative mating for autistic traits, systemizing, and theory of mind View Psychopathology: Child email
Zhiqiang Sha Patterns of brain asymmetry associated with polygenic risks for autism and schizophrenia implicate language and executive functions but not brain masculinization View Psychopathology: Child email
Varun Warrier Genetic correlates and consequences of phenotypic heterogeneity in autism View Psychopathology: Child email
Arenella Martina Autism spectrum disorders and increased brain volume link through a set of mTOR-related genes. View Psychopathology: Child email
Emma Meaburn Polygenic liability for ADHD but not ASD relates to infant temperament View Psychopathology: Child email
Daniel L. Wechsler Do adult ADHD symptoms share genetic underpinnings with child ADHD symptoms and those of related comorbid childhood disorders? Comparing within-child and mother-child genetic correlations in a large Norwegian Children-of-Twins-and-Siblings cohort. View Psychopathology: Child email
Mats Nagel Scrutinizing the Genetic Relationship between Psychiatric Disorders View Psychopathology: Comobidity email
Rujia Wang Familial co-aggregation and shared heritability between depression, anxiety, obesity and substance use View Psychopathology: Comobidity email
Cen Chen Associations between psychiatric polygenic risk scores and general and specific psychopathology symptoms in childhood and adolescence: A co-twin control study View Psychopathology: Comobidity email
Lea Sirignano Longitudinal methylome-wide analysis in patients undergoing Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) View Psychopathology: Depression email
Justin D. Tubbs Modeling Cross-Generational Polygenic Risk of Depression in the UK Biobank View Psychopathology: Depression email
Ludvig Daae Bjørndal Stressful life events increase risk of depression: A population-based twin study View Psychopathology: Depression email
Lucía Colodro Conde Relationship between depression and the impacts of the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia View Psychopathology: Depression email
Yuliya Davydova The role of serotonergic and inflammatory system genes in individual differences in depression level View Psychopathology: Depression email
Laura Havers Associations between the subdomains of negative symptoms in the general population and genome-wide polygenic scores for major depressive disorder and schizophrenia View Psychopathology: Depression email
Floris Huider Major Depressive Disorder and Lifestyle: pleiotropic effects in bivariate genetic analyses of extended twin pedigrees View Psychopathology: Depression email
Arija Jansen The predictive capacity of psychiatric and psychological polygenic risk scores for distinguishing cases in a child and adolescent psychiatric sample from controls View Psychopathology-1 email
Jessica Mundy Understanding the genetics of manic symptoms in the Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression Study View Psychopathology-1 email
Steve van de Weijer Intergenerational effects on offspring criminal behavior: A children of siblings design View Psychopathology-1 email
Vilde Sofie Arneberg Stressful Life Events and Borderline Personality Disorder Traits View Psychopathology-1 email
Suvi Virtanen Association of obsessive-compulsive disorder with substance misuse: A genetically informative population and twin study View Psychopathology-1 email
Chen Zhu Using Genetic Information to Improve the Prediction of Food Choice: A Case Study of Alcoholic Beverages View Psychopathology-1 email
Giuseppe Fanelli Insulinopathies of the brain? Genetic overlap between somatic insulin-related and neuropsychiatric disorders. View Psychopathology-2 email
Ana Maria Portugal Pupil size and pupillary light reflex in early infancy: heritability and link to neurodevelopmental and psychiatric genetic liability in the general population View Psychopathology-2 email
Eva-Maria Stauffer Cortical and subcortical grey matter micro-structure is associated with polygenic risk for schizophrenia View Psychopathology-2 email
Jenny van Dongen Examining causality of the association between smoking and DNA methylation View Psychopathology-2 email
Pietro Biroli Sources of Inequality at Birth: the Interplay Between Genes and Parental Socioeconomic Status. View SES email
Rosa Cheesman Gene-environment interactions for childhood educational achievement: do within-family polygenic score effects vary across schools and neighbourhoods? View SES email
Hyeokmoon Kweon Socioeconomic status and its genetic basis are embodied in human brain anatomy View SES email
Margherita Malanchini Triangulating genetic methods to uncover the contribution of cognitive and noncognitive skills to academic achievement throughout the school years View SES email
Bastian Mönkediek Do parenting styles and parental involvement in school actually influence school performance? The role and importance of common genetic and common environmental influences. View SES email
Kirsty Wilding Genomic prediction of education outcomes: A systematic review View SES email
Tobias Wolfram The Heritability of Educational Attainment – Shared Environment, Genetic Nurture and Psychological Mediators View SES email
Hekmat Alrouh Intergenerational Transmission of BMI and Educational Attainment View SES email
Aislinn Bowler Early fine motor skills and genetic associations with later educational achievement and psychopathology View SES email

Poster Session B. To peruse session B posters, please click here.

Author title video session email
Tyler Reed Bell Genetic Contributions to Memory Ratings and Memory Concerns in Older Men View Alzheimer’s email
Daniel E. Gustavson Alzheimer’s Disease Polygenic Scores Predict Changes in Executive Function and Episodic Memory Across 12 years in Late Middle Age View Alzheimer’s email
Christopher R. Beam Sex Differences in Heritability-By-Age of Latent Dementia Risk in 10 Studies of The Consortium on Interplay of Genes and Environment Across Multiple Studies View Alzheimer’s email
Christopher R. Beam Preliminary Results of Cognitive Ability Trajectories from Infancy through Middle-Age in the Louisville Twin Study View Cognition email
Samantha Freis A behavioral genetic analysis of relationships between executive functions, intelligence, impulsivity, and multiple reports of adolescent behavioral problems. View Cognition email
Alice J. Kim Increasing Heritability of Late-Life Cognition: The Case for Phenotype-Environment Effects View Cognition email
Claire Morrison Polygenic Prediction of Cognitive Abilities Between and Within Family Members View Cognition email
Randi L. Vogt Domain generality vs. domain specificity of non-ability-based confidence in the TwinLife dataset View Cognition email
Anqing Zheng Magnitude of Gene-Environment Correlation for Cognitive Ability View Cognition email
Alexandra Remon The mediating role of reading-related endophenotypes in the association between genes and reading skills. View Cognition email
Seon-Kyenog Jang Estimating SNP-based heritability of complex traits in diverse ancestry: Method comparisons View Methods email
Hannah Robertson Discordant-Sibling Designs and Applications for Differential Psychology View Methods email
Nathan A. Gillespie The genetic and environmental etiology of weighted gene co-expression network module eigengenes in middle age sample of male twins. View Methods email
Nathaniel S. Thomas Principal Components Analysis Corrects Collider Bias in Polygenic Risk Score Effect Size Estimation View Methods email
Nancy L. Segal Deliberately Divided: The Controversial 1960s-70s Study of Twins and Triplets Adopted Apart View Other email
Jaime Derringer Teaching Human Behavior Genetics View Other email
Morgan Milhollen Exploring the Archives: A review of Pre-Existing Longitudinal Family Studies with Life Outcomes. View Other email
Alexandra Vazquez Neighborhood Social Processes as Etiologic Moderators of Resilience View Personality email
I-Tzu Hung Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Stability and Change in Computer-Assessed Inhibitory Control Across the Preschool Period View Personality email
Cheyenne Vázquez The effects of adolescent personality types on lifestyle and mortality: A longitudinal study of twins. View Personality email
Amanda Gentry Determining the stability of genome-wide factors in BMI between ages 40 to 69 years. View Physical email
Jordan D. Alexander Individual Differences in Daily Mobility Patterns in a Genetically Informed Youth Sample View Physical email
Travis Mallard Enriched X-chromosome influences on neuroanatomical variation in UK Biobank View Physical email
Olivia C. Robertson Pubertal timing, child body mass index and the obesogenic environment View Physical email
Mitali Sakharkar Genetic and Environmental Influences on Tinnitus over 12 years in Vietnam-Era Veteran Twins View Physical email
Katerina Zorina-Lichtenwalter Shared genetic and phenotypic risk factors in pain and psychological conditions View Physical email
Katie N. Paulich Exploring relationships between internalizing problems and risky sexual behavior: A twin study View Psychopathology email
Emme Sang A Genetically-Informed Test of the Biopsychosocial Theory of Borderline Personality Disorder: Informant and Sex Effects View Psychopathology email
Emma Sims Does depression lead to criminal behavior? A sibling comparison design using the NLSY View Psychopathology email
Kellyn M. Spychala Predicting Disordered Gambling Across Adolescence and Young Adulthood from Polygenic Contributions to Big 5 Personality Traits in a UK Birth Cohort View Psychopathology email
Mohammad Ahangari Increased Burden of Common Risk Variants Does Not Account for the High Recurrence Risk of Schizophrenia in Multiplex Families View Psychopathology email
Emma Johnson Systematic identification of genetic loci associated with both cannabis use disorder and schizophrenia View Psychopathology email
Rosemary Toomey Association of ADHD polygenic risk score with ADHD and learning disorder, depression, body mass index and MCI. View Psychopathology: Child email
Ivan Voronin Genetic mechanisms of intergenerational transmission of hyperactivity and inattention View Psychopathology: Child email
Jessica Agnew-Blais Household chaos and childhood ADHD symptoms: a gene-environment correlation study View Psychopathology: Child email
Emily Pali Childhood Externalizing Problems: The Indirect Influence of Parental Negative Talk and Shared Genetic Effects of Child Aggression View Psychopathology: Child email
Li Yu Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Physical, Verbal, and Relational Bullying Victimization in Middle Childhood View Psychopathology: Child email
Alicia Bouillon The influence of delinquent peers on academic achievement: Direct effects or genetic predispositions? View SES email
Deborah Finkel SES differences in longitudinal dynamic relationship between temperament and cognition in childhood: The Louisville Twin Study View SES email
Shelley Gresko An Examination of Early Socioeconomic Status and Neighborhood Disadvantage as Independent Predictors of Antisocial Behavior: A Longitudinal Adoption Study View SES email
Deborah Finkel Socioeconomic status moderates heritability of entrepreneurial personality factor View SES email
Yoo Ri Hwang Breaking down the components of the SES-health gradient with sibling comparisons View SES email
Stephanie Zellers Impacts of Recreational Cannabis Legalization on Cannabis Use and Other Drug Outcomes: A Longitudinal Discordant Twin Study View SUD email
Sarah Colbert Exploring the genetic overlap of suicide-related behaviors and substance use disorders View SUD email
Deepika Dokuru Sex Differences in the Biometrical Model for Substance Use Vulnerability View SUD email
Morgan Driver Self-perception of risk for developing substance use disorders View SUD email
Maya Rieselbach A protective role of internalizing symptoms in adolescent substance use: popularity and harm avoidance as potential mediators View SUD email
Evan Winiger Genetic Identification of Sleep Vulnerabilities Inherited with Substance Use View SUD email
Hermine H. Maes Genetic and cultural transmission of Alcohol Use Disorders in Swedish twin pedigrees. View SUD: Alcohol, Tobacco email
Travis J. Mize Testing Association of Previously Implicated Gene-Sets in Nicotine Exposed Mouse Models with Human Smoking Phenotypes View SUD: Alcohol, Tobacco email
Pamela N. Romero Villela Does Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy Moderate the Effect of Genes on Offspring’s Smoking Behavior? View SUD: Alcohol, Tobacco email
Rachel Good Liquor Legacies: The impact of parental psychopathology and young adult depression on alcohol use View SUD: Alcohol, Tobacco email
Jacqueline M. Otto Large-scale deep sequencing meta-analysis of alcohol and tobacco use: Effects of rare variation View SUD: Alcohol, Tobacco email
Csaba Vadasz Genetic association of Nucleus Accumbens 5-HIAA level and alcohol preference drinking in Quasi-Congenic RQI Mouse Models View SUD: Alcohol, Tobacco email