Session five: Non-coding variability and mosaicism in Parkinson’s disease

SESSION CHAIR: Jiyan Ma, Ph.D. — Van Andel Institute

10:15 a.m.
Christos Proukakis, Ph.D., FRCP — University College London
Prevalence of somatic genetic variants in the human brain in synucleinopathies

10:45 a.m.
Clemens Scherzer, M.D. — Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Can non-coding RNAs and gene regulation shed light on PD GWAS hits mechanisms?

11:15 a.m.
Sarah McClymont, Ph.D. candidate — Johns Hopkins University
Enhancer variants at SNCA confer Parkinson disease risk

11:45 a.m.
Abstract selected talk
Sara Bandres-Ciga, Ph.D. — National Institutes of Health
Large-scale pathway specific polygenic risk, cell types and functional interferences in Parkinson’s disease

12:00 p.m.
Discussion

Location: Tomatis Auditorium Date: August 22, 2019 Time: 10:15 am - 12:15 pm Christos Proukakis, Ph.D., FRCP Clemens Scherzer, M.D. Sarah McClymont