Oral and Poster Finalist

Congratulations to the 2018 WCPG Poster and Oral Finalists! 

Oral Presentation Finalists

David Howard, University of Edinburgh

Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Depression

Leon Hubbard, Cardiff University

Rare Copy Number Variations are Associated With Poorer Cognition in Schizophrenia

Hannah Jones, University of Bristol

A Two-Sample Mendelian Randomization Study Assessing a Causal Association between Neuroticism and Schizophrenia

Jack Kosmicki, Harvard University

Most Exome Sequencing Identified Autism Spectrum Disorder Genes Confer Greater Risk to Intellectual Disability / Developmental Delay Than ASD

Chenxing Liu, The University of Melbourne

Interrogating the Evolutionary Paradox of Schizophrenia: A Novel Evidence From Neanderthals and Denisovans

Katherine Musliner, National Centre for Register-based Research, Aarhus University

Polygenic Liability and Depression in the iPSYCH2012 Cohort

Mats Nagel, VU Medical Centre

Item-Level Study of Neuroticism Reveals Genetic Heterogeneity

Shane O’Sullivan, The University of Edinburgh

Transcriptomic Analysis of Cortical Neurons Derived From Psychiatric Patients Carrying a t(1;11) Translocation, and a Corresponding Mouse Model

Paula Rovira, Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Mental Health Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron

Genetic influences Contributing to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Across the Lifespan: Evidence From Genome-Wide Association Studies

Kyle Satterstrom, Broad Institute

Discovery and Characterization of 102 Genes Associated With Autism From Exome Sequencing of 37,269 Individuals

 Jie Song, Karolinska Institutet

Association of the Polygenic Risk Score for Major Psychiatric Disorders With Clinical Features in Bipolar Disorder and Controls

Poster Presentation Finalists

Nicholas Clifton, Cardiff University School of Medicine

The Association of Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein Targets With Psychiatric Disorders

Jonathan Coleman, King’s College London

Genome-Wide Gene-Environment Analyses of Depression and Reported Lifetime Traumatic Experiences in UK Biobank

Mathew Harris, University of Edinburgh

Stratifying Major Depressive Disorder by Polygenic Risk for Schizophrenia: Differences in Underlying Neurobiology

Laura Huckins, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Identification and Characterization of Shared and Distinct Associations Underlying Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Using Transcriptomic Imputation Approaches

Wenhao Jiang, Georgia State University

Structural Brain Alterations and Their Association With Cognitive Function and Symptoms in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Families

Kelli Lehto, Karolinska Institutet

Childhood Adoption and Mental Health in Adulthood: Gene-Environment Interplay and Cross-Trait Genetic Overlap With Affective Traits in UK Biobank

Beate Leppert, University of Bristol

Assessing the Contribution of Neurodevelopmental Risk Alleles to Maternal Behaviours and Life-Style Factors

Marina Mitjans, Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen

Multiple Environmental Hits Before Adulthood Predict Violent Aggression

Tabea Schoeler, University College London

Understanding the Aetiology of Bullying Victimization – A Polygenic Risk Score Approach

 Xueyi Shen, University of Edinburgh

Polygenic Risk of Major Depressive Disorder is Associated With White Matter Microstructure: Evidence From UK Biobank Imaging Study of 9,748 Participants

Weiqing Wang, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Analysis of Whole Exome Sequencing of 1000 Bipolar Patients