Department of Biological Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Summer school: Nature & Nurture: Twin Research and Human Genetics
We offer a summer school in Amsterdam, which is open to bachelor students, master students, PhD students, and researchers from around the world who would like to gain knowledge and hands-on data-analysis experience with twin data, and various omics data (from genomic to epigenomic data). This year, the summer school takes place from July 18 till August 1 2020. Scholarships are available.
For more information and to apply go to https://www.vu.nl/en/programmes/short/summer-school/courses/nature-and-nurture/index.aspx
We are seeking two Postdoctoral Fellows with the Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging (VETSA) at the University of California San Diego Department of Psychiatry. The UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry is one of the top Psychiatry departments in the country. VETSA comprises a set of NIA-funded longitudinal studies focused on behavior genetics of cognitive and brain aging. The position is for an initial 2-year postdoc.
The early registration deadline for the annual ASHG conference (Houston, TX, USA, October 15-19) is quickly approaching, and registrants save at least $100 by registering before August 20.
ASHG will debut a new Career Fair at this year’s Meeting. For more information visit Facebook or Twitter.
We are recruiting highly motivated late stage graduate students or Post – Doctoral researchers with experience in programming, statistics, and/or genetics to help us develop methods to elucidate the genetic architecture of complex traits using genome-wide data. This NIH funded work is being conducted at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics (IBG), University of Colorado Boulder (PI Matthew Keller) in collaboration with Peter Visscher and Jian Yang at the University of Queensland, Australia.
The College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University offers a Ph.D. concentration in Translational Genetics of Communication Abilities. We would like to make BGA members and all interested individuals aware of this new and unique opportunity. Here is a brief description of the program:
Penn State University regrets to announce the sad news that Gerald E. “Jerry” McClearn died Thursday, January 5, 2017 in State College, PA. In his 89 years, Jerry had a long and successful career as a leader in the field of Behavioral Genetics.
Read here the obituary, and find here information about a Memorial Symposium at Penn State University, July 2017.