Expanding Our Presence: ASHG attends ABRCMS 2023

Expanding Our Presence: ASHG attends ABRCMS 2023

In 2023, the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Students (ABRCMS) was held in Phoenix, Arizona.  ABRCMS focuses on “historically excluded community college, undergraduate, and postbaccalaureate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.”  Over a span of 20 years the conference has evolved to incorporate graduate students, post-doctoral students, program administrators, and job recruiters. This... Read More

Heather Wheeler, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at Loyola University Chicago

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Heather Wheeler

Posted By: Kylee Spencer, PhD, Assistant Editor, AJHG KS: What motivated you to start working on this project? HW: We know from eQTL studies that trans-acting loci tend to have smaller effect sizes than cis-acting loci. By aggregating cis-acting effects into one predicted expression level, as is done in the TWAS method PrediXcan, we had... Read More

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