Friday, October 14, 2016

See you at ASHG 2016!

Members of the Type 2 Diabetes Knowledge Portal team will be attending the American Society of Human Genetics meeting next week in Vancouver, BC. You can catch us nearly every day of the meeting:

Tuesday 10/18

3 PM: Nöel Burtt will be one of the speakers in an informational session on the T2D Knowledge Portal and new funding opportunities offered by the Foundation for the NIH. Complimentary snacks, beer, and wine will be served! Please pre-register here.

Wednesday 10/19

10 AM - 4 PM: Find us in the exhibit hall at booth #428. We’ll be there to answer your questions and give tours and tutorials on the Portal.

Thursday 10/20

10 AM - 4 PM: We will again be in the exhibit hall at booth #428.

2 - 3 PM: Ryan Koesterer will present his poster on an automatic, scaleable quality control method for genetic association data that improves on current “gold-standard” methods (program #1943T).

2 - 3 PM: Maria Costanzo will present her poster giving an overview of data in the Portal and the global collaborative efforts behind its aggregation (program #329T).

Friday 10/21

10 AM - 4 PM: This is our last day in the exhibit hall at booth #428.

2 - 3 PM: Marcin von Grotthuss will present his poster on improving predictions of significant variants by taking protein structure into account (program #489F).

3 - 4 PM: Ben Alexander will present his poster on the software platform that powers the T2D Knowledge Portal user interface and custom analysis tools (program #1650F).

T2D Knowledge Portal staff attending ASHG

We look forward to meeting you at ASHG! If you have questions and cannot meet us any of these times, or if you won’t be at ASHG, our mailbox is always open at

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