The Advances in Social Genomics Conference

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Pyle Center, Madison, WI
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Social genomics researchers from across the world convene at the University of Wisconsin–Madison to discuss advances in the field.



The Advances in Social Genomics Conference will showcase scholarship that considers biodemographic factors across the life course that shape health and aging processes. The conference will include a training workshop focused on the Midlife in the United States (MIDUS) data and applications, a keynote presentation, and a set of paper presentations.

Researchers from any of the biological or social sciences are encouraged to attend. There is no conference registration fee.

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Keynote Speakers

Abdel Abdellaoui

Abdellaoui is an Assistant Professor of Adult Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Amsterdam University Medical Centre.

Robert Krueger

Krueger is the Hathaway Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology and Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota.

Anya Prince

Prince is the Joseph F. Rosenfield Fellow in Law and a Professor of Law at the University of Iowa College of Law


Support is provided by the National Institute of Aging, La Follette School for Public Affairs, Center of Demography of Health and Aging, and Initiative in Social Genomics.


Mindy Walker,