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Preliminary program

COGNOMICS Conference 2017

Neurogenomics: the road ahead

We are happy to announce a preliminary program of the COGNOMICS Conference 2017!



Location (changed): Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Conference room 163)

Wundtlaan 1, 6525XD Nijmegen, The Netherlands


September 7: Innovating imaging genetics

11:30  Registration and coffee

12:30  Opening Cognomics Conference

12:45 Paul Thompson, keynote lecture (PI of ENIGMA Consortium, Los Angeles, USA): ENIGMA and the individual: Predicting factors that affect the brain

13:45  Oral session 1 (selected abstracts)

14:45  Coffee break

15:15  Ole Andreassen (University of Oslo, Norway): Bayesian tools reveal polygenic overlap between brain, mental and cognitive phenotypes

16:00  Hieab Adams (Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands): Towards high-dimensionality in brain imaging genetics

16:45  Poster session with snacks

18:15  End


September 8: Novel developments in phenotyping and genomics

09:00 Alex Fornito (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia): Genetic influences on large-scale brain networks

09:45  Christian Beckmann (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, Netherlands): Beyond the Human Connectome Project - from cohorts to individualized prediction

10:30 Coffee break

11:00  Oral session 2 (selected abstracts)

11:30 Panel discussion on the future of imaging genetics

12:30 Lunch and poster session

14:00 Philipp Gunz (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany): Evolutionary brain changes and their relevance to modern human

14:30  Amanda Tilot (Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen, Netherlands): Imaging genetics of Neanderthal brain shapes

15:00  Oral session 3 (selected abstracts)

15:30  Coffee break

16:00 Henning Tiemeier (Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands): The P-factor and its influence on our thinking of psychiatric etiology

16:45  Oral sessions 4 (selected abstracts)

17:30 Closing of the Cognomics Conference with ‘Best poster’ prize ceremony



The registration fee is 100€. This fee includes admission, lunch and coffee/tea on both days. To register for the conference, please click here.

Abstract submission

We cordially invite you to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations (max. 250 words excluding the title, author names, and references).

Submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the organizing committee. Authors whose abstracts are selected for poster presentation will be eligible to compete for a Best Poster award. The committee will select 10 abstracts from all submissions to be presented orally during the oral sessions. Each presenter will be limited to 15 minutes (10 minutes presentation + 5 minutes discussion).

To submit an abstract, please click here.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 August 2017 11:58