42nd Annual Meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association

Summary of All Sessions

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Date/TimeTypeTitlePapers
June 22, 2012
17:00-18:30
invited Executive Committee Meeting I0
June 22, 2012
19:00-21:00
invited Reception0
June 23, 2012
8:30-8:45
panel Welcome to 2012 BGA Meeding Edinburgh0
June 23, 2012
8:45-9:45
invited Plenary Session: Dobzhansky Lecture by 2010 Dobzhansky Awardee, Andrew Heath0
June 23, 2012
9:45-10:15
invited Morning Break0
June 23, 2012
10:15-11:15
invited Plenary Session: Peter Visscher0
June 23, 2012
11:15-13:00
contributed Dark Heritability5
June 23, 2012
11:30-13:00
invited ADHD, Attention and Reading6
June 23, 2012
13:00-14:00
invited Saturday Lunch0
June 23, 2012
14:00-15:00
invited Lightening Round: Mostly Not Kids10
June 23, 2012
14:00-15:00
invited Lightening Round: Mostly Kids11
June 23, 2012
15:00-15:30
invited Saturday Afternoon Break0
June 23, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited Advanced Genetic Epidemiology with OpenMx4
June 23, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited Politics5
June 23, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited Alcohol and Substance Abuse6
June 24, 2012
8:30-10:00
invited Ability: Psychometric Approaches6
June 24, 2012
8:30-10:00
invited Depression5
June 24, 2012
8:30-10:00
invited Health5
June 24, 2012
10:00-10:30
invited Sunday Morning Break0
June 24, 2012
10:30-12:00
invited Exploring Gene-Environment Correlation: Unraveling the Relationships between Genotype, Phenotype, & Environment4
June 24, 2012
10:30-12:00
invited Ability: Genomic Approaches5
June 24, 2012
10:30-12:00
invited Methods and Theory5
June 24, 2012
12:00-13:30
invited Plenary Session: Ken Kendler0
June 24, 2012
13:30-15:00
invited Positive Psychology and Well-Being5
June 24, 2012
13:30-15:00
invited Gene-Environment Interplay in the Timing of Reproductive Maturation4
June 24, 2012
13:30-15:00
invited Internalizing Disorders5
June 24, 2012
15:00-15:30
invited Sunday Afternoon Break0
June 24, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited GxE in the presence of rGE: Methodological pitfalls and practical solutions5
June 24, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited Externalizing Disorders: Neurologic and Genomic Approaches6
June 24, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited School and Education5
June 24, 2012
17:00-19:00
invited Poster Session55
June 25, 2012
8:30-10:00
invited The 2012 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Kinship Links: Conducting Behavior Genetic Research Using the NLSY 79 and NLSY-Children Data4
June 25, 2012
8:30-10:00
invited Families, Marriage and Parenting5
June 25, 2012
8:30-10:00
invited Neuro-Endophenotypes6
June 25, 2012
10:30-12:00
invited Genetic and Environmental Influences on Cognition Across Time and Context6
June 25, 2012
10:30-12:00
invited Personality7
June 25, 2012
10:30-12:00
invited Tobacco and Cannabis5
June 25, 2012
10:30-11:00
invited Monday Morning Break0
June 25, 2012
12:00-13:30
invited Monday Lunch 0
June 25, 2012
13:30-15:00
invited Genetic Research of Autism & ADHD: Commonalities, Achievements, & Challenges5
June 25, 2012
13:30-15:00
invited Genetics and Intervention4
June 25, 2012
13:30-15:00
invited Epigenetics and GWAS4
June 25, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited Beyond the back cross: Recent research on the genetics of nonhuman animal behavior5
June 25, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited Challenging the latent trait perspective: a phenotypic network view and its consequences for gene-finding studies 5
June 25, 2012
15:30-17:00
invited Externalizing: Psychometric Approaches6
June 25, 2012
17:00-19:30
invited Executive Committee Meeting II0
 

46 sessions, 224 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

42nd Annual Meeting of the Behavior Genetics Association

Complete List of All Sessions

 

Session : Executive Committee Meeting I

Session type: invited
Date: June 22, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 18:30

Session : Reception

Session type: invited
Date: June 22, 2012
Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Session : Welcome to 2012 BGA Meeding Edinburgh

Session Chair: Eric Turkheimer, University of Virginia
Session type: panel
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 8:45

Session : Plenary Session: Dobzhansky Lecture by 2010 Dobzhansky Awardee, Andrew Heath

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 8:45 - 9:45

Session : Morning Break

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 9:45 - 10:15

Session : Plenary Session: Peter Visscher

Session Chair: Eric Turkheimer, University of Virginia
Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Session : Dark Heritability

Session type: contributed
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 11:15 - 13:00
 

Genome-Wide Complex Traits Analysis and Extensions – Important Tools for Behavioral Genetics
By Matthew Keller; University of Colorado at Boulder
 

Common variants of large effect; do they exist, do they matter?
By Nicholas MARTIN; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
 

Comparison of Methods that Use Inferred Genetic Similarity from GWAS Data, Even for Ostensibly Unrelated Subjects, to Draw Conclusions About Effects of Quantitative Trait Loci
By Michael Miller; University of Minnesota
 

Two Complementary Perspectives on Inter-Individual Genetic Distance
By Omri Tal; Tel Aviv University
 

Some results on the genetic architecture of human intelligence
By stephen hsu; University of Oregon

Session : ADHD, Attention and Reading

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 11:30 - 13:00
 

Nonshared environmental influences on the association between traits of autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A monozygotic twin differences study.
By Mark Taylor; Institute of Education
Tony Charman; Institute of Education
Angelica Ronald; Birkbeck/Institute of Psychiatry
 

The aetiological covariation between inattention, reading difficulties and reaction time variability in a general population sample of twins
By Celeste Cheung; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Alexis Wood; University of Alabama at Birmingham
Philip Asherson; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Jonna Kuntsi; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
 

ADHD symptoms and atypical hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning- evidence for familial overlap and moderating effects of oppositional behaviours
By Rebecca Pinto; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Fruhling Rijsdijk; Institute of Psychiatry
Philip Asherson; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Grainne McLoughlin; Institute of Psychiatry, KCL
Jonna Kuntsi; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
 

Heritability of SWAN-measured ADHD in Adolescents and Adults
By Jane Ebejer; Queensland Institute of Medical Research/ UNE
Sarah Medland; QIMR
Ann Eldridge; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Marlene Grace; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Anjali Henders; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Nick Martin; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Kerrie McAloney; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Margie Wright; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
David Smyth; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
David Duffy; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
 

The influence of early anesthesia exposure on attention problems: causality versus genetic pleiotropy
By Maria Groen-Blokhuis; VU University
Jurgen de Graaff; University Medical Center Utrecht
Meike Bartels; VU University
Maryse Duran; University Medical Center Utrecht
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Cor Kalkman; University Medical Center Utrecht
Christel Middeldorp; VU University
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

The 2p12 dyslexia risk locus is associated with general cognitive ability and white matter density
By Silvia Paracchini; University of St Andrews

Session : Saturday Lunch

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Session : Lightening Round: Mostly Not Kids

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
 

Disentangling the Relationship between BMI and Health-Related Quality of Life
By Juan Ordonana; University of Murcia
Lucia Colodro; University of Murcia
Juan Sanchez-Romera; University of Murcia
Francisco Perez-Riquelme; Murcia Health Council
 

PERSONALITY SIMILARITY IN UNRELATED LOOK-ALIKE INDIVIDUALS: RESOLVING A TWIN STUDY CHALLENGE
By Nancy Segal; CSU Fullerton
 

Recruitment and Retention Biases in a Multi-Wave Population-Based Twin Study
By Richard Rose; Indiana University
Jaakko Kaprio; University of Helsinki
Richard Viken; Indiana University
 

Genetic Patterning of White Matter/Gray Matter Signal Intensity Contrast: A New Phenotype for Imaging Genetics Studies
By Matthew Panizzon; University of California San Diego
Mark Fiecas; University of California San Diego
Chi-Hua Chen; University of California San Diego
Christine Fennema-Notestine; University of California San Diego
Lisa Eyler; MIRECC, VA San Diego Healthcare System and University of California San Diego
Wesley Thompson; University of California San Diego
Carol Franz; University of California San Diego
Michael Grant; Boston University
Hong Xian; Washington University School of Medicine
Michael Lyons; Boston University
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
anders Dale; University of California San Diego
William Kremen; University of California San Diego and VA SD Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health
 

A Longitudinal Examination of Genetic and Environmental Influences on Homotypic and Heterotypic Continuity of Anxiety Disorders and Depression
By Roxann Roberson-Nay; VCU-VIPBG
Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
Ananda Amstadter; VA Inst for Psychiatric & Behav Genetics
Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Judy Silberg; VIPBG
 

Epigenetics of Maternal Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy and Child Neurobehavioral Outcomes
By Valerie Knopik; Division of Behavior Genetics, RI Hospital/Brown University
Matthew Maccani; Rhode Island Hospital; Brown University
John McGeary; Providence VAMC/Brown University
 

Mapping the Genetic Association Between General Cognitive Ability and Cortical Surface Area
By William Kremen; University of California San Diego and VA SD Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health
Chi-Hua Chen; University of California San Diego
Matthew Panizzon; University of California San Diego
Christine Fennema-Notestine; University of California San Diego
Lisa Eyler; MIRECC, VA San Diego Healthcare System and University of California San Diego
Carol Franz; University of California San Diego
Wesley Thompson; University of California San Diego
Michael Grant; Boston University
Hong Xian; Washington University School of Medicine
Michael Lyons; Boston University
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
anders Dale; University of California San Diego
 

New evidence on the aetiology of specific psychotic experiences from an adolescent general population twin sample.
By Angelica Ronald; Birkbeck/Institute of Psychiatry
Dominika Sieradzka; Birkbeck
Claire Haworth; King's College London
A Cardno; Leeds University
Daniel Freeman; Oxford University
 

Differential item functioning in the CAMDEX depression scale across middle age and late-life
By Michael Sadler; Roosevelt University
Ryne Estabrook; Virginia Commonwealth University
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
Kaare Christensen; University of Southern Denmark
 

Education, height and reproduction: the role of genetic and environmental factors
By Jaakko Kaprio; University of Helsinki
Jessica Nisén; University of Helsinki
Samuli Helle; University of Turku
Pekka Martikainen; University of Helsinki
Karri Silventoinen; University of Helsinki

Session : Lightening Round: Mostly Kids

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 14:00 - 15:00
 

Young children’s drawings of the human figure are associated with intelligence a decade later, for mostly genetic reasons.
By Rosalind Arden; King's College London
Maciej Trzaskowski; Institute of Psychiatry
Robert Plomin; King's College London
 

The etiology of reading: A Nuclear Twin Family Design study in twin children and their parents.
By William Coventry; University of New England
Amelia Vogel; University of New England
Brian Byrne; University of New England
richard olson; University of Colorado
stefan samuelsson; Linköping University
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
 

Chaotic Home Environment Is a Shared Environmental Mediator of the Relationship between Rule Breaking Disposition and Reading Achievement
By Jeanette Taylor; Florida State University
Sara Hart; Florida State University
Christopher Schatschneider; Florida State University
 

Inhibitory Control at 24 and 36 Months: New Findings from the Boston University Twin Project
By Jeffrey Gagne; The University of Texas at Arlington
Kimberly Saudino; Boston University
 

On early genetic and environmental antecedents of hostility
By Päivi Merjonen; University of Helsinki
 

Psychiatric problems associated with preterm birth: A population-based, quasi-experimental study
By Brian D'Onofrio; Indiana University
Quetzal Class; Indiana University
Martin Rickert; Indiana University
Henrik Larsson; Karolinska Institutet
Niklas Långström; Karolinska institutet
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
 

Pregnancy Illegal Drug Use and Toddler Emotional Reactivity: Genetic and Parenting Influences and Their Interaction
By Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
Charles Beekman; The Pennsylvania State University
Gordon Harold; University of Leicester
Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
Jody Ganiban; George Washington University
David Reiss; Yale
 

Genetic, prenatal, and environmental contributions to children's weight trajectories from infancy to preschool
By Jody Ganiban; George Washington University
Lara Zappaterra; George Washington University
Samuel Simmens; George Washington University
Misaki Natsuaki; University of California-Riverside
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
David Reiss; Yale
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center
 

Genetic and Environmental Influences on Children’s Inhibitory Control: An Adoption Study
By Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
Gordon Harold; University of Leicester
Anita Thapar; Cardiff University
Misaki Natsuaki; University of California-Riverside
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
Douglas Barrett; University of Leicester
David Reiss; Yale
 

Marital Hostility and Child Sleep Problems in Early Childhood: Genetic Moderation and Indirect Associations via Hostile Parenting
By Kimberly Rhoades; Oregon Social Learning Center
Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center
Gordon Harold; University of Leicester
Anne Mannering; Oregon Social Learning Center
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
Misaki Natsuaki; University of California, Riverside
David Reiss; Yale
 

Examining the interplay of birth mothers’ and adoptive parents’ antisocial behavior in predicting growth in externalizing problems during early childhood
By Christopher Trentacosta; Wayne State University
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
David Reiss; Yale
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
Misaki Natsuaki; University of California-Riverside
Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center

Session : Saturday Afternoon Break

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 15:00 - 15:30

Session : Advanced Genetic Epidemiology with OpenMx

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

Dynamical Systems Analysis in Twin Research
By Steve Boker; University of Virginia
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
Kelly Klump; Michigan State University
 

Regime switching models for substance use data: OpenMx models.
By Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
Shaunna Clark; Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Using openMx for GWAS
By Sarah Medland; QIMR
Karin Verweij; QIMR
Joseph Powell; University of Queensland
 

OpenMx modeling of extended twin (ET) kinship designs
By Hermine Maes; Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University

Session : Politics

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

The Genetic Architecture of Economic and Political Preferences
By Daniel Benjamin; Cornell University
David Cesarini; New York University
Matthijs van der Loos; Erasmus University Rotterdam
chris Dawes; New York University
Philipp Koellinger; Erasmus University Rotterdam
Patrik Magnusson; Karolinska Institutet
Chris Chabris; Union College
Dalton Conley; New York University
David Laibson; Harvard University
Magnus Johannesson; Stockholm School of Economics
 

Consanguinity and Democracy: Is there a Link?
By Edward Bell; Brescia University College, at UWO
Michael Woodley; University of Arizona
 

Genetic and Environmental Links between Personality Traits and Political Attitudes
By Christian Kandler; Bielefeld University
 

Negative Affectivity, Political Contention and Turnout: A Genopolitics Field Experiment
By chris Dawes; New York University
 

The heritable origins of ingroup favoritism: Testing a norm-conformity theory
By Gary Lewis; University of California, Santa Barbara
Timothy Bates; University of Edinburgh

Session : Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Session type: invited
Date: June 23, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

Inclusion of SNP data in the CCC Model for Drug Use and Abuse
By Jocilyn Bergin; Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Quantitative trait Loci that influence antisocial drug dependence in adolescence: A replication analysis
By Jeffrey Lessem; University of Colorado
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Michael Stallings; University of Colorado
Sandra Brown; University of California San Diego
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Christian Hopfer; University of Colorado at Denver
Kenneth Krauter; University of Colorado
Susan Mikulich-Gilbertson; University of Colorado Denver
Matthew McQueen; University of Colorado
Soo Rhee; University of Colorado
Andrew Smolen; University of Colorado
Susan Tapert; University of California San Diego
Susan Young; University of Colorado Denver
Thomas Crowley
 

GWAS of Genetically Informed Measures of Alcohol Consumption and Problems in the Finntwin12
By Jacquelyn Meyers; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Genome-wide scoring to predict substance use pathology
By Scott Vrieze; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota
 

Additive genetic variance in AST, ALT and GGT levels and its covariance with problematic alcohol use explained by SNPs
By Jenny van Beek; VU University Amsterdam
Gitta Lubke; University of Notre Dame, VU University Amsterdam
Marleen de Moor; VU University Amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Eco de Geus; VU University Amsterdam
Jouke Jan Hottenga; VU University Amsterdam
Jan Smit; VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
Brenda Penninx; VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

GENETIC AND FAMILIAL-ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON RISK FOR DRUG ABUSE: A NATIONAL SWEDISH ADOPTION STUDY
By Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Kristina Sundquist; Lund University
Hermine Maes; Virginia Commonwealth University
Jan Sundquist; Lund University

Session : Ability: Psychometric Approaches

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
 

Developmental Trajectories in Syndromes with Intellectual Disabilities: Fragile X, Williams-Beuren, and Wolf-Hirschhorn
By Gene Fisch; NYU Colleges of Dentistry & Nursing
 

Shared and Unique Genetic and Environmental Influences on Changes in Multiple Cognitive Abilities over 16 Years of Late Adulthood
By Elliot Tucker-Drob; University of Texas at Austin
Chandra Reynolds; University of California Riverside
Deborah Finkel; Indiana University Southeast
Nancy Pedersen; Karolinska Institutet
 

Etiology of change in cognitive abilities from adolescence to early adulthood in the Colorado Adoption Project
By Chandra Reynolds; University of California Riverside
Sally Wadsworth; University of Colorado
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Michael Stallings; University of Colorado
John Defries; University of Colorado
 

Genetic Variance in Lung Function Drives Variation in Aging of Spatial Ability and Processing Speed
By Deborah Finkel; Indiana University Southeast
Charles Emery; Ohio State University
 

Socioeconomic status (SES) and children's intelligence (IQ): In a UK-representative sample SES moderates the environmental, not genetic, effect on IQ
By Ken Hanscombe; Institute of Psychiatry
Maciej Trzaskowski; Institute of Psychiatry
Claire Haworth; Institute of Psychiatry
Oliver Davis; King's College London
Philip Dale; University of New Mexico
Robert Plomin; King's College London
 

Does the Maternal Immunity Hypothesis Explain Individual Differences in Cognition?
By Carol Prescott; University of Southern California
John McArdle; University of Southern California
Sheri Berenbaum; Pennsylvania State University
Susan Lapham; American Institutes of Research

Session : Depression

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
 

What have modern genetic studies told us about depression?
By Gerome Breen; King’s College London
Shaza Alsabban; KCL
Michel Nivard; VU
Christel Middeldorp; VU University
 

Whole Genome Linkage Analysis in a Large Multigenerational Family From Brazil and Case Control Exploration of Linkage Regions
By Shaza Alsabban; KCL
 

Migraine with and without major depression are genetically different disorders
By Lannie Ligthart; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Cathryn Lewis; King's College London
Anne Farmer; Institute of Psychiatry
Ian Craig; King's College London
Gerome Breen; King’s College London
Jouke Jan Hottenga; VU University Amsterdam
Brenda Penninx; VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
Peter McGuffin; Institute of Psychiatry
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
Dale Nyholt; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
 

Stability and change in anxious depression as a function of genes and environment. A longitudinal twin and GWA study from age 3 to 65 years.
By Michel Nivard; VU
conor dolan; university of amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Meike Bartels; VU University
Maria Groen-Blokhuis; VU University
Abdel Abdellaoui; VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherland
Lot Geels; VU University Amsterdam
Jenny van Beek; VU University Amsterdam
Patrick Sullivan; USDA
Paul Scheet; University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gareth Davies; Avera Institute for Human Behavioral Gen
Jouke Jan Hottenga; VU University Amsterdam
Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Christel Middeldorp; VU University
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

Are symptoms of anxiety and depression during childhood and adolescence influenced by similar genetic factors as major depression in adulthood?
By Christel Middeldorp; VU University
Major Depressive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric GWAS Consortium; PGC
Maria Groen-Blokhuis; VU University
Jouke Jan Hottenga; VU University Amsterdam
Paul Scheet; University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Michel Nivard; VU
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Jacqueline Vink; Vrije Universiteit
Eco de Geus; VU University Amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Jim Hudziak; UVM
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam

Session : Health

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
 

Does Regular Exercise Help to Maintain Low BMI? How?
By Wendy Johnson; University of Edinburgh
Kirsten Kyvik; University of Southern Denmark
Thorkild Sorensen; Institute of Preventive Medicine
 

Do extraversion and sensation seeking causally influence exercise? A longitudinal genetically informed analysis
By Marleen de Moor; VU University Amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Jenny van Beek; VU University Amsterdam
Lot Geels; VU University Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
Eco de Geus; VU University Amsterdam
 

Heritability of the Trajectory of Body Mass Index Across the Adult Life Span
By Anna Dahl; Karolinska Institutet
Chandra Reynolds; University of California Riverside
 

Genetic architecture of the pro-inflammatory state in an extended twin- family design
By Melanie Neijts; VU University Amsterdam
Jenny van Dongen; VU university Amsterdam
Eco de Geus; VU University Amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

On the association of common polygenic variation with body mass index across adolescent development: A longitudinal twin study.
By Roseann Peterson; Virginia Commonwealth University
Bradley Webb; Virginia Commonwealth University
Elizabeth Prom-Wormley; Virginia Commonwealth University
Judy Silberg; VIPBG
Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
Hermine Maes; Virginia Commonwealth University

Session : Sunday Morning Break

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Session : Exploring Gene-Environment Correlation: Unraveling the Relationships between Genotype, Phenotype, & Environment

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
 

The Genetics of Experience: From Passive to Active Approaches
By Robert Plomin; King's College London
Bonamy Oliver; King's College London
 

Parental Negativity and Adolescent Externalizing Problems: Using the Extended Children of Twins Model to Clarify Genotype-Environment Correlation
By Kristine Marceau; Pennsylvania State University
Briana Horwitz; The Pennsylvania State University
Jurgita Narusyte; Karolinska Institutet
Jody Ganiban; George Washington University
Erica Spotts; George Washington University
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
David Reiss; Yale
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
 

Genes of Experience: Explaining the Heritability of Putative Environmental Variables
By Tom McAdams; King's College London
Alice Gregory; Goldsmiths
Robert Plomin; King's College London
Thalia Eley; Institute of Psychiatry
 

Is smoking during pregnancy dangerous for the offspring? Estimating gene-environment correlation in a Children of Siblings design using a National Swedish Cohort
By Ralf Kuja-Halkola; Karolinska Institutet
Brian D'Onofrio; Indiana University
Niklas Långström; Karolinska institutet
Henrik Larsson; Karolinska Institutet
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet

Session : Ability: Genomic Approaches

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
 

COPY NUMBER VARIANTS (CNV) DELETION BURDEN AND COGNITIVE ABILITIES
By Maciej Trzaskowski; Institute of Psychiatry
Robert Plomin; King's College London
 

A Genome-wide association study of non-pathological cognitive ageing
By Gail Davies; University of Edinburgh
Sarah Harris; University of Edinburgh
Chandra Reynolds; University of California Riverside
Antony Payton; University of Manchester
David Liewald; University of Edinburgh
Lorna Lopez; University of Edinburgh
Michelle Luciano; University of Edinburgh
Alan Gow; University of Edinburgh
Janie Corley; University of Edinburgh
Ross Henderson; University of Edinburgh
Catherine Murray; University of Edinburgh
Alison Pattie; University of Edinburgh
Helen Fox; University of Aberdeen
Paul Redmond; University of Edinburgh
Michael Lutz; Duke University
Ornit Chiba-Falek; Duke University
Colton Linnertz; Duke University
Sunita Saith; Duke University
Helen Knight; University of Oxford
Paul Haggarty; University of Aberdeen
Geraldine McNeill; University of Aberdeen
WIlliam Ollier; University of Manchester
Michael Horan; University of Manchester
Allen Roses; Duke University
Chris Ponting; University of Oxford
David Porteous; University of Edinburgh
Albert Tenesa; University of Edinburgh
Andrew Pickles; King's College
John Starr; University of Edinburgh
Lawrence Whalley; University of Aberdeen
Nancy Pedersen; Karolinska Institutet
Neil Pendleton; University of Manchester
Peter Visscher; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Ian Deary; University of Edinburgh
 

Copy-Number Variants and General Cognitive Ability
By Robert Kirkpatrick; University of Minnesota
Michael Miller; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota
 

Shared genetic bases between Mendelian disorders and a polygenic trait? Testing for an association between genes underlying autosomal recessive cognitive disorders and full-scale IQ
By Sanja Franic; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
conor dolan; university of amsterdam
Maria Groen-Blokhuis; VU University
Jouke Jan Hottenga; VU University Amsterdam
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Patrick Sullivan; USDA
Dirk Smit; VU university Amsterdam
Paul Scheet; University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Jim Hudziak; UVM
Eco de Geus; VU University Amsterdam
Gareth Davies; Avera Institute for Human Behavioral Gen
Meike Bartels; VU University
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

Current DNA arrays account for at least half of the genetic influence on cognitive abilities
By Robert Plomin; King's College London
Oliver Davis; King's College London

Session : Methods and Theory

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
 

Do Non-shared Environmental Influences Persist over Time? An Examination of Minutes
By S. Alexandra Burt; Michigan State University
Ashlea M. Klahr; Michigan State University
Kelly Klump; Michigan State University
 

A theory of behavioral genetics.
By Greg Carey; University of Colorado
 

Putting nature and nurture on the map: visual analysis of geocoded twin data
By Oliver Davis; King's College London
Claire Haworth; King's College London
Cathryn Lewis; King's College London
Robert Plomin; King's College London
 

Sibship-based association analysis with imputed sibling genotypes
By Camelia Minica; VU University, Amsterdam
conor dolan; university of amsterdam
Jacqueline Vink; Vrije Universiteit
Jouke Jan Hottenga; VU University Amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Brenda Penninx; VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

Professional Science Master's: A New Graduate Degree for Behavioral Genetics
By Carol Lynch; Council of Graduate Schools
Toni Smolen; University of Colorado Boulder

Session : Plenary Session: Ken Kendler

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:30

Session : Positive Psychology and Well-Being

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
 

Genetic and environmental links between mental health and illness
By Claire Haworth; King's College London
Robert Plomin; King's College London
 

Happiness in very young children; What are the causes of individual differences?
By Meike Bartels; VU University
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

Wellness and well-being across five years in the lives of middle-aged men
By Carol Franz; University of California San Diego
Matthew Panizzon; University of California San Diego
Kelly Spoon; University of California San Diego
Michael Lyons; Boston University
William Kremen; University of California San Diego and VA SD Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health
 

A closer look on the heritability of life-satisfaction: Twin effects and the role of personality
By Elisabeth Hahn; Saarland University
Heike Maas; Saarland University
Prof. Dr. Frank Spinath; Saarland University
 

Cesarini Talk
By David Cesarini; New York University

Session : Gene-Environment Interplay in the Timing of Reproductive Maturation

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
 

Early Adverse Environments and Genetic Influence on Age at First Sexual Intercourse: Evidence for Gene-Environment Interaction
By Marie Carlson; University of Texas at Austin
Kathryn Harden; University of Texas at Austin
Jane Mendle; University of Oregon
 

Pubertal timing and peer influence on delinquency: A social network approach
By Natalie Kretsch; University of Texas at Austin
Kathryn Harden; University of Texas at Austin
 

Maternal outcomes associated with teenage childbirth: A quasi-experimental study of educational attainment and economic disadvantage
By Claire Coyne; Indiana University
Niklas Långström; Karolinska institutet
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
Brian D'Onofrio; Indiana University
 

Pubertal Development and Adolescent Sexual Behavior: Rethinking the Relevant Paths
By Sarah Moore; Cornell University
Jane Mendle; University of Oregon
Kathryn Harden; University of Texas at Austin
 

Discussant:   Jane Mendle, University of Oregon

Session : Internalizing Disorders

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
 

Measured and Latent Genetic Influences Shared Across Internalizing Disorders
By Alexis Edwards; VIPBG
Fazil Aliev; Virginia Commonwealth University
Jaakko Kaprio; University of Helsinki
Richard Rose; Indiana University
Danielle Dick; Virginia Inst for Psychiatric Genetics
 

Understanding links among remembered parental bonding, friendship satisfaction, and depressive symptoms
By Briana Horwitz; The Pennsylvania State University
Chandra Reynolds; University of California Riverside
Susan Charles; University of California, Irvine
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
 

Genetic and Environmental Influences on Rumination and Depression
By Daniel Johnson; University of Colorado Boulder
Mark Whisman; University of Colorado Boulder
Akira Miyake; University of Colorado Boulder
Lee Altamirano; University of Colorado Boulder
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Naomi Friedman; University of Colorado Boulder
 

Testing Models of Genes and Environment in Development of Adolescent Depression.
By Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
Nathan Gillespie; VIPBG
Hermine Maes; Virginia Commonwealth University
Judy Silberg; VIPBG
 

Depressive Symptoms and Lifetime Cigarette Use During Adolescence
By Elizabeth Prom-Wormley; Virginia Commonwealth University
Roseann Peterson; Virginia Commonwealth University
Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
Judy Silberg; VIPBG
Hermine Maes; Virginia Commonwealth University

Session : Sunday Afternoon Break

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 15:00 - 15:30

Session : GxE in the presence of rGE: Methodological pitfalls and practical solutions

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

False positives and power in the Purcellian GxE model
By Sophie van der Sluis; VU University Amsterdam
 

Genotype by Environment Interactions when the Environment is Unmeasured: Comparing Two Approaches
By Dylan Molenaar; University of Amsterdam
conor dolan; university of amsterdam
sophie van der sluis; VU University Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

New Models and Procedures for Gene-by-environment Interactions in Behavior Genetic Designs
By Paul Rathouz; University of Wisconsin, Madison
Carol Van Hulle; University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hao Zheng; University of Wisconsin, Madison
Benjamin Lahey; University of Chicago
 

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Integrating quantitative and molecular genetics to characterize gene-environment interaction
By Danielle Dick; Virginia Inst for Psychiatric Genetics
Jacquelyn Meyers; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
Richard Rose; Indiana University
Jaakko Kaprio; University of Helsinki

Session : Externalizing Disorders: Neurologic and Genomic Approaches

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

Direct and Indirect Relations Between Reactive and Proactive Aggression, Facial Emotion Recognition, and MAOA-uVNTR/5-HTTLPR
By Devon LoParo; Emory University
Courtney Ficks; Emory University
Irwin Waldman; Emory University
 

Life events and GABRA2 interact to predict adolescent externalizing symptoms: Initial evidence and a replication
By Jessica Salvatore; Virginia Commonwealth University
Kenneth Dodge; Duke University
John Bates; Indiana University
Gregory Pettit; Auburn University
Jennifer Lansford; Duke University
Richard Rose; Indiana University
Lea Pulkkinen; University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Jaakko Kaprio; University of Helsinki
Danielle Dick; Virginia Inst for Psychiatric Genetics
 

The Association of Childhood Antisocial Behavior and Social Cognitive Deficits with the Vasopressin Receptor 1a Gene (AVPR1a)
By Irwin Waldman; Emory University
Devon LoParo; Emory University
Courtney Ficks; Emory University
xiaosong li; Emory University
xiaosong li; Emory University
Larry Young; Emory University
 

GWAS of Behavioral Disinhibition in a Selected Adolescent Sample
By Jaime Derringer; University of Colorado Boulder
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Brett Haberstick; Institute for Behavioral Genetics
Susan Young; University of Colorado Denver
Dan Howrigan; University of Colorado Boulder
Matthew Keller; University of Colorado at Boulder
Sandra Brown; University of California San Diego
Susan Tapert; University of California San Diego
Christian Hopfer; University of Colorado at Denver
Michael Stallings; University of Colorado
Thomas Crowley
Soo Rhee; University of Colorado
Kenneth Krauter; University of Colorado
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Matthew McQueen; University of Colorado
 

THE MECHANISTIC ROLE OF CALLOUS-UNEMOTIONALITY IN THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CHRM2 AND TRAJECTORIES OF EXTERNALIZING BEHAVIOR
By Shawn Latendresse; Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
 

Is Facial Emotion Identification A True Endophenotype for Childhood Aggression?
By Courtney Ficks; Emory University
Irwin Waldman; Emory University

Session : School and Education

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

School motivation: a twin study.
By Beata Tick; IoP, King's College London
Maria Grazia Tosto; Goldsmiths, University of London
Claire Haworth; King's College London
Robert Plomin; King's College London
Yulia Kovas; Goldsmiths College
 

The Genetic and Environmental Pathways between IQ, Education and Social Attitudes.
By Pete Hatemi; Penn State University
Brad Verhulst; Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
Nick G. Martin; Queensland Institute of Medical research
 

Meta-analysis of Educational Attainment GWAS: the Social Science Genetics Association Consortium
By Niels Rietveld; Erasmus University Rotterdam
David Cesarini; New York University
Jaime Derringer; University of Colorado Boulder
Philipp Koellinger; Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sarah Medland; QIMR
Daniel Benjamin; Cornell University
 

Exploring the heritability of education attainment using a parent-offspring model.
By Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
Marleen de Moor; VU University Amsterdam
 

The Heritability of “Number Sense”
By Maria Grazia Tosto; Goldsmiths, University of London
Yulia Kovas; Goldsmiths College
Robert Plomin; King's College London

Session : Poster Session

Session type: invited
Date: June 24, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
 

A closer look of the association between Attention Problems and atopic diseases in a genetic design.
By Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Meike Bartels; VU University
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

Corticotrophin-releasing hormone genes and stress-related phenotypes
By Ananda Amstadter; VA Inst for Psychiatric & Behav Genetics
Simone White; VIPBG/VCU
Roxann Roberson-Nay; VCU-VIPBG
Nicole Nugent; Alpert Brown Medical School
Suzanne Thomas; MUSC
Aimee McRae-Clark; MUSC
Zhewu Wang; MUSC
Ron Acierno; MUSC
Kenneth Ruggiero; MUSC
Joel Gelernter; Yale
Glenn Saxe; NYUMC
Karestan Koenen; Columbia University
 

Exome sequencing of an isolated Chilean population affected by Specific Language Impairment (SLI).
By Dianne Newbury; University of Oxford
Pia Villanueva; University of Chile
Alex Hoischen; Radboud University
Ron Nudel; University of Oxford
Christian Gilissen; Radboud University
Luis Carvajal-Carmona; University of Oxford
Maria Echeverry; University of Tolima
Lillian Jara; University of Chile
Zulema De Barbieri; University of Chile
M Fernández; University of Chile
Joris Veltman; Radboud University
AP Monaco; University of Oxford
H Palomino; University of Chile
Simon Fisher; Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 

Serotonin system gene polymorphisms are associated with impulsivity in a context dependent manner
By Scott Stoltenberg; University of Nebraska
Christa Christ; University of Nebraska
Krista Highland; University of Nebraska
 

Monoamine Oxidase A Gene (MAOA) is associated with free-riding in public goods experiments in females
By Vanessa Mertins; University of Trier
Andrea Schote; Department of Neurobehavioral Genetics, Institute of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Germany
Jobst Meyer; Department of Neurobehavioral Genetics, Institute of Psychobiology, University of Trier, Germ
 

Are childhood verbal and motor development associated with cognitive performance in young adulthood: A co-twin control analysis among twins discordant for their development as reported by parents
By Antti Latvala; University of Helsinki
Richard Rose; Indiana University
Eero Vuoksimaa; University of Helsinki
Annamari Tuulio-Henriksson; Social Insurance Institution
Danielle Dick; Virginia Inst for Psychiatric Genetics
Lea Pulkkinen; University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Jaakko Kaprio; University of Helsinki
 

Phenotypic and genetic structure of anxiety sensitivity in adolescence and early adulthood
By Hannah Brown; Institute of Psychiatry
Maciej Trzaskowski; Institute of Psychiatry
Helena Zavos; Institute of Psychiatry
Fruhling Rijsdijk; Institute of Psychiatry
Alice Gregory; Goldsmiths
Thalia Eley; Institute of Psychiatry
 

Comparing the Effects of Three Measures of Marital Conflict on the Etiology of Conduct Problems
By Mikhila Humbad; Michigan State University
Kelly Klump; Michigan State University
S. Alexandra Burt; Michigan State University
 

Genetic and cultural transmission of political attitude: A study of Japanese adolescents and their parents
By Shinji Yamagata; National Center for University Entrance Examinations
Chizuru Shikishima; Keio University
Juko Ando; Keio University
 

Cumulative Genetic and Environmental Predictors of Youth Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Dependence
By Jennifer Carrano; Boston College
 

Nonshared environments associated with adolescents' autistic traits and internalising traits and their co-occurrence
By Aline Scherff; Birkbeck, University of London
Tony Charman; Institute of Education
Angelica Ronald; Birkbeck/Institute of Psychiatry
 

Parental schizophrenia and increased offspring suicide risk: Exploring the causal hypothesis using cousin comparisons
By Therese Ljung; Karolinska Institutet
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
Sven Sandin; Karolinska Institutet
Brian D'Onofrio; Indiana University
Bo Runeson; Karolinska Institutet
Niklas Långström; Karolinska institutet
Henrik Larsson; Karolinska Institutet
 

Genetic and Environmental Influences on Relationship between Anxiety Sensitivity and Anxiety Subtypes in Children
By Monika Waszczuk; Institute of Psychiatry
Helena Zavos; Institute of Psychiatry
Thalia Eley; Institute of Psychiatry
 

Genetic and Environmental Influences on Gender Specific Income Differences
By Camilla Nexøe; VIPBG Virginia Commonwealth University
Brad Verhulst; Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Association between Androgen Receptor Gene (AR) CAG Repeat Length and Externalizing Behavior
By Adriana Miu; Emory University
Irwin Waldman; Emory University
 

Early maternal age at childbearing and risk for ADHD in offspring
By Zheng Chang; Karolinska Institutet
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
Brian D'Onofrio; Indiana University
Niklas Långström; Karolinska institutet
Henrik Larsson; Karolinska Institutet
 

Genetic Influences on Victimization During Preschool Play with Unfamiliar Peers
By Sufna Gheyara; Southern Illinois University
Lisabeth DiLalla; Southern Illinois University Sch of Med
 

Genetic influences on sleep duration and overlap with personality
By Ana Butkovic; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Tena Vukasovic; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Denis Bratko; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
 

Croatian twin study of body mass index and physical activity
By Tena Vukasovic; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Ana Butkovic; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Denis Bratko; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
 

An Assessment of Gene-by-Environment Interaction Effects on Neuropsychological Phenotypes Related to Developmental Dyslexia: the Role of the DYX1C1, DCDC2, KIAA0319 and ROBO1 Genes and of Specified Putatively Hazardous Factors.
By Sara Mascheretti; Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
Alexandre Bureau; Centre de Recherche de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec
Marco Battaglia; San Raffaele University/San Raffaele Hospital
Daniela Simone; Scientific Institute Eugenio Medea
Ermanno Quadrelli; Scientific Institute Eugenio Medea
Jordie Croteau; Centre de Recherche de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec
Maria Cellino; Centro Regionale di Riferimento per i Disturbi dell’Apprendimento – CRRDA
Roberto Giorda; Scientific Institute Eugenio Medea
Silvana Beri; Scientific Institute Eugenio Medea
Michel Maziade; Centre de Recherche de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec
Cecilia Marino; Scientific Institute Eugenio Medea
 

The Role of Conduct Disorder in Explaining the Common Genetic Influences on Initial Sensitivity to Alcohol and Tobacco
By Rohan Palmer; Division of Behavioral Genetics, Rhode Island Hospital & Brown University
Cinnamon Bidwell; Brown University
Andrew Heath; Washington University School of Medicine
Pamela Madden; Washington University
Kathy Bucholz; Washington University School of Medicine
John McGeary; Providence VAMC/Brown University
Valerie Knopik; Division of Behavior Genetics, RI Hospital/Brown University
 

Gender Differences in Preschool Temperament: A Multi-method Twin Study Approach
By Jeffrey Gagne; The University of Texas at Arlington
 

Gene-Environment Interplay in Adult Depression Symptomatology: Initial Findings from iGEMS
By iGEMS Consortium; Karolinska Institutet
Nancy Pedersen; Karolinska Institute
Kaare Christensen; University of Southern Denmark
Deborah Finkel; Indiana University Southeast
Margaret Gatz; University of Southern California
Boo Johansson; University of Gothenberg
Wendy Johnson; University of Edinburgh
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
Chandra Reynolds; University of California Riverside
Chris Hahn; University of Southern California
Catalina Zavala; UC Riverside
Yan Zhou; University of Southern California
 

ADRB2, white matter integrity and cognitive ageing in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936.
By Donald Lyall; University of Edinburgh
Lorna Lopez; University of Edinburgh
Mark Bastin; University of Edinburgh
Susana Munoz Maniega; University of Edinburgh
Lars Penke; University of Edinburgh
Maria del Valdez Hernandes; University of Edinburgh
Natalie Royle; University of Edinburgh
John Starr; University of Edinburgh
David Porteous; University of Edinburgh
Joanna Wardlaw; University of Edinburgh
Ian Deary; University of Edinburgh
 

Genetic And Environmental Contributions To Separation Anxiety: A Meta-Analytic Approach To Twin Data.
By Simona Scaini; ‘Vita-Salute’ San Raffaele University
Anna Ogliari; Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
Thalia Eley; Institute of Psychiatry
Helena Zavos; Institute of Psychiatry
Marco Battaglia; San Raffaele University/San Raffaele Hospital
 

Common and specific genetic effects on ADHD and Initial Sensitivity to Cigarettes in Female Adolescent Twins
By Cinnamon Bidwell; Brown University
Rohan Palmer; Division of Behavioral Genetics, Rhode Island Hospital & Brown University
Andrew Heath; Washington University School of Medicine
Pamela Madden; Washington University
Kathy Bucholz; Washington University School of Medicine
John McGeary; Providence VAMC/Brown University
Valerie Knopik; Division of Behavior Genetics, RI Hospital/Brown University
 

Genetics of decision making: A Japanese twin study
By Chizuru Shikishima; Keio University
Kai Hiraishi; Kyoto University
Shinji Yamagata; National Center for University Entrance Examinations
Juko Ando; Keio University
Mitsuhiro Okada; Keio University
 

Models and Procedures for Gene-by-environment Interactions in Behavior Genetic Designs: Computational Procedures and Simulation Results
By Paul Rathouz; University of Wisconsin, Madison
Hao Zheng; University of Wisconsin, Madison
Carol Van Hulle; University of Wisconsin-Madison
Benjamin Lahey; University of Chicago
 

Change in heritability of substance use behavior through development: Exploring the longitudinal role of shared environment.
By Brooke Huibregtse; University of Colorado at Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Sally Wadsworth; University of Colorado
Michael Stallings; University of Colorado
 

Negative Parenting and Externalizing Behavior Across Preschool: A Cross-lagged Analysis
By Gina Raciti; George Washington University
Jody Ganiban; George Washington University
Manjie Wang; Boston University
Kimberly Saudino; Boston University
 

Can Objectively Shared Events Have Effectively Nonshared Effects? Associations between Differential Perceptions of Marital Conflict and Child Externalizing Behavior
By S. Alexandra Burt; Michigan State University
Kelly Klump; Michigan State University
Caitlin Listro; Michigan State University
 

Familial Risk and Cognitive Impairment in Major Depression: A Monozygotic Twin-Pair Study
By Kean Hsu; University of Southern California
Kelly Young-Wolff; University of Southern California
Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Carol Prescott; University of Southern California
 

The association between cognitive abilities and the postsynaptic proteome of central excitatory synapses.
By William Hill; University of Edinburgh
Gail Davies; University of Edinburgh
Mike Croning; University of Edinburgh
Antony Payton; University of Manchester
leone Craig; University of Aberdeen
Michael Horan; University of Manchester
WIlliam Ollier; University of Manchester
John Starr; University of Edinburgh
Neil Pendleton; University of Manchester
Seth Grant; University of Edinburgh
Timothy Bates; University of Edinburgh
Ian Deary; University of Edinburgh
 

Family Involvement and Adolescent Alcohol Use: Potential Sources of Shared Environmental Influence
By Di Samek
Martha Rueter; University of Minnesota
Margaret Keyes; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
 

The influence of personality disorders on longitudinal stability of anxiety
By Gun Peggy Knudsen; Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Kristian Tambs; Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Jack Hettema; Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
Ragnhild Ørstavik; Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Espen Røysamb; University of Oslo
Nikolai Czajkowski
Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud; Norwegian Institute of Public Health
 

HERITABILITY OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN THE NEURAL CORRELATES OF PREDICTION ERROR
By Andrey Anokhin; Washington University School of Medicine
 

Examing the reciprocal relationship between maternal negativity and child negative emotionality during adolescence
By Tova Jacobs; The George Washington University
Jody Ganiban; George Washington University
David Reiss; Yale
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
 

Language Impairment from 4 to 12 years: an etiological perspective
By Philip Dale; University of New Mexico
Marianna Hayiou-Thomas; University of York
Robert Plomin; King's College London
 

The genetics and behaviours of high- and low-risk sport enthusiasts.
By Cynthia Thomson; University of British Columbia
Amelia Rajala; University of British Columbia
Rebecca Power; University of British Columbia
Scott Carlson; University Minnesota Duluth
Gregory Michel; University of Bordeaux II
Jim Rupert; University of British Columbia
 

Investigation of genetic association between cerebellar volume and attention problems in children
By Suzanne Swagerman; VU University Amsterdam
Inge van Soelen; VU University Amsterdam
Marieke van Leeuwen; The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Jiska Peper; Leiden University
Marinka Koenis; University Medical Center Utrecht
Rachel Brouwer; University Medical Center Utrecht
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Eco de Geus; VU University Amsterdam
Hilleke Hulshoff Pol; University Medical Center Utrecht
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

A Genetically Informed Study of Disordered Eating Pathology in Adolescent Twins
By Lauren Cohen; University of Virginia
Christopher Beam; University of Virginia
Robert Emery; University of Virginia
Eric Turkheimer; University of Virginia
S. Alexandra Burt; Michigan State University
Pamela Keel; Florida State University
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
Cheryl Sisk; Michigan State University
Kelly Klump; Michigan State University
 

Impact of Early Parental Warmth and Concurrent Punitive Discipline on the Heritability of Young Children’s Problem Behaviors
By Gregory Swann; Arizona State University
Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant; Arizona State University
Carlos Valiente; Arizona State University
Karen Kao; Arizona State University
T. Caitlin O'Brien; Arizona State University
 

Genetic stability and change of personality traits in adulthood: A 7-year longitudinal study.
By Juko Ando; Keio University
 

School performance but not neighborhood deprivation and social capital predicts serious adolescent criminality and substance use disorders
By Amir Sariaslan; Karolinska Insitutet
Brian D'Onofrio; Indiana University
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
 

Early-Age Childbearing, Marriage, and Mental Health in Women: A Genetically-Informed Study.
By Yishan Xu; university of virginia
Erin Horn; University of Virginia
Eric Turkheimer; University of Virginia
Robert Emery; University of Virginia
 

Childhood Temperament: Passive Gene-Environment Correlation, Gene-Environment Interaction, and the Hidden Importance of the Family Environment
By Karen Kao; Arizona State University
Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant; Arizona State University
Gregory Swann; Arizona State University
Hill Goldsmith; University of Wisconsin
 

Is age of alcohol use initiation a risk indicator or risk mediator for alcohol use disorders in young adulthood?
By Eivind Ystrom; Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud; Norwegian Institute of Public Health
 

Inhibitory Control in Childhood Mediates the Association Between the mu-Opioid Receptor Gene and Adolescent Oppositional Defiant Disorder
By Erick Araica; Arizona State University
Sierra Clifford; Arizona State University
Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant; Arizona State University
Hill Goldsmith; University of Wisconsin
 

Longitudinal Analysis of Marriage and Desistence from Antisocial Behavior in a Sample of Young Adult Twin and Sibling Pairs
By Erin Horn; University of Virginia
Yishan Xu; university of virginia
Eric Turkheimer; University of Virginia
Robert Emery; University of Virginia
 

Reexamining the association between fertility and lifespan: Testing the Disposable Soma Theory in a Modern Human Sample of Twins
By Elizabeth Chereji; University of Southern California
Margaret Gatz; University of Southern California
Nancy Pedersen; Karolinska Institutet
Carol Prescott; University of Southern California
 

Examining Associations between Acetylcholine Receptor Genotype and Personality
By Rachael Grazioplene; University of Minnesota
 

Cross-cultural study of academic achievement of twins.
By Yulia Chertkova; Moscow Lomonosov State University
Marina Egorova; Moscow Lomonosov State University
Oxana Parshikova; Moscow Lomonosov State University
Leila Geidarova; Moscow Lomonosov State University (branch in Baku)
 

The heritability and genetic correlates of mobile phone use: A twin study of consumer behavior
By Geoffrey Miller; University of New Mexico
 

Estimating heritability of personality from family research: Biometrical analyses and the collective influence of SNPs
By Lindsay Matteson; University of Minnesota
Michael Miller; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota
 

Genome-Wide Association Analysis of Relational Complexity: A Novel Measure of Processing Capacity
By Eric Turkheimer; University of Virginia

Session : The 2012 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Kinship Links: Conducting Behavior Genetic Research Using the NLSY 79 and NLSY-Children Data

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
 

Validity Studies of the 2012 NLSY Kinship Links Using Height and Weight
By Joseph Rodgers; University of Oklahoma
Kelly Meredith; University of Oklahoma
William Beasley; Howard Live Oak
David Bard; University of Oklahoma
 

NlsyLinks: An R Package Facilitating BG Research with the NLSY
By William Beasley; Howard Live Oak
Joseph Rodgers; University of Oklahoma
David Bard; University of Oklahoma
Kelly Meredith; University of Oklahoma
 

Biometric Analysis of Complex NLSY Pedigrees: Introducing a Conditional Autoregressive Biometric (CARB) Mixed Model
By David Bard; University of Oklahoma
William Beasley; Howard Live Oak
Kelly Meredith; University of Oklahoma
Joseph Rodgers; University of Oklahoma
 

Multivariate Models of BMI, Intelligence, and Fertility Using the NLSY-Children Kinship Links
By Kelly Meredith; University of Oklahoma
Joseph Rodgers; University of Oklahoma
William Beasley; Howard Live Oak
David Bard; University of Oklahoma

Session : Families, Marriage and Parenting

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
 

Exploring the Intergenerational Transmission of Parenting Behavior: A Meta-analysis of the Etiology of Parenting
By Ashlea Klahr; Michigan State University
S. Alexandra Burt; Michigan State University
 

Behavioural genetic analyses of mate preferences and preferred traits - testing models of mate choice and sexual selection
By Karin Verweij; QIMR
Andrea Burri; Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London
Brendan Zietsch; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
 

Different Understandings of the Same Marriage: A Genetically Informed Study of Spouses’ Marital Functioning
By Christopher Beam; University of Virginia
Eric Turkheimer; University of Virginia
Robert Emery; University of Virginia
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet
David Reiss; Yale
Erica Spotts; George Washington University
Jody Ganiban; George Washington University
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
 

Longitudinal Exploration of the Relationship between Antisocial Behavior and Marriage
By Sarah Ward; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota
 

Marital Satisfaction and Personality: Using Gene-Environment Interplay to Understand Mechanisms
By Susan South; Purdue University
Bob Krueger; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota

Session : Neuro-Endophenotypes

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
 

Correlates of Processing Speed Difficulty in Patients with Mitochondrial Disease
By Heather Moore; Newcastle University
Mike Allerhand; University of Edinburgh
Michael Trenell; Newcastle University
Ian Deary; University of Edinburgh
Doug Turnbull; Newcastle University
Grainne Gorman; Newcastle University
 

Heritability of the Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive Control
By Christine Macare; LMU Munich
Ulrich Ettinger; LMU Munich
 

The Role of Executive Functioning in the Progression from Substance Use to Dependence
By Joanna Vandever; University of Colorado Boulder
Naomi Friedman; University of Colorado Boulder
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Akira Miyake; University of Colorado Boulder
Susan Young; University of Colorado Denver
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Michael Stallings; University of Colorado
 

Dissociable Genetic Influences on Continuous Performance Task Indices
By Yunsoo Park; Emory University
Irwin Waldman; Emory University
 

Etiology of Stability and Change in Executive Functions from Late Adolescence to Adulthood
By Naomi Friedman; University of Colorado Boulder
Lee Altamirano; University of Colorado Boulder
Akira Miyake; University of Colorado Boulder
Susan Young; University of Colorado Denver
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
 

The Heritability of the Startle Blink Reflex: A Twin Study
By Uma Vaidyanathan; University of Minnesota
Steve Malone; University of Minnesota
Scott Vrieze; University of Minnesota
Michael Miller; University of Minnesota
Scott Burwell; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota

Session : Genetic and Environmental Influences on Cognition Across Time and Context

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
 

Continuity of Genetic and Environmental Influences on Cognition across the Life Span: A Meta-Analysis of Longitudinal Twin-Family Studies
By Daniel Briley; University of Texas at Austin
Elliot Tucker-Drob; University of Texas at Austin
 

“Bad friends” moderate the nonshared environmental influences on reading performance: Florida Twin Project on Reading
By Sara Hart; Florida State University
Christopher Schatschneider; Florida State University
Jeanette Taylor; Florida State University
 

Is higher IQ associated with a longer sensitive period in cognitive development? : Evidence from biometrical and clinical studies.
By Angela Brant; University of Colorado Boulder
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Yuko Munakata; University of Colorado at Boulder
Robert Plomin; Kings College London
 

Developmental Changes in Moderating Effects of Parental Education on Individual Differences in Vocabulary IQ from Adolescence to Young Adulthood
By Kristen Jacobson; The University of Chicago
Terrie Vasilopoulos; University of Chicago
 

Present socioeconomic status moderates non-shared environmental influences on general cognitive ability in late middle age
By Terrie Vasilopoulos; University of Chicago
Carol Franz; University of California San Diego
Matthew Panizzon; University of California San Diego
Hong Xian; Washington University School of Medicine
Rosemary Toomey; Boston University
Michael Grant; Boston University
Michael Lyons; Boston University
William Kremen; University of California San Diego and VA SD Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health
Kristen Jacobson; The University of Chicago
 

Childhood socioeconomic status magnifies genetic individual differences in adult cognition
By Timothy Bates; University of Edinburgh
Gary Lewis; Edinburgh University
Alex Weiss; University of Ediburgh

Session : Personality

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
 

Genetic influences on flow proneness and its relationship to behavioral inhibition and locus of control
By Miriam Mosing; Karolinska Institute
Magnus Johannesson; Stockholm School of Economics
Guy Madison; Umeå University
Patrik Magnusson; Karolinska Institutet
David Cesarini; New York University
Jeanne Nakamura; Claremont Graduate University
Nancy Pedersen; Karolinska Institute
Fredrik Ullén; Karolinska Institute
 

Self-assessed intelligence, personality and measured IQ: phenotypic and genetic associations
By Denis Bratko; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Ana Butkovic; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Tena Vukasovic; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Tomas Chamorro Premuzic; Goldsmiths, University of London
Sophie von Stumm; University of Edinburgh
 

Sensation Seeking and Child Responsiveness: Examining Evocative Genotype-Environment Correlations with Parental Warmth and Hostility
By Kit Elam; University of Leicester
Gordon Harold; University of Leicester
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
Misaki Natsuaki; University of California, Riverside
David Reiss; Yale
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center
 

EARLY PROFILES OF TEMPERAMENT: CHARACTERIZATION AND INFLUENCES OF GENES AND ENVIRONMENT
By Charles Beekman; The Pennsylvania State University
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
Kristin Buss; The Pennsylvania State University
Jody Ganiban; George Washington University
Laura Scaramella; University of New Orleans
Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
David Reiss; Yale
 

Maintenance of genetic variation in human personality: Testing evolutionary models by estimating heritability due to common causal variants and investigating the effect of distant inbreeding
By Brendan Zietsch; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Karin Verweij; QIMR
 

Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Association between Temperament and Self-Restraint in Toddlerhood
By Ashley Smith; University of Colorado
Soo Rhee; University of Colorado
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Naomi Friedman; University of Colorado Boulder
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Laura Hink; University of Colorado
JoAnn Robinson; University of Connecticut
 

Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Association between Temperament in Toddlerhood and Personality in Adolescence
By Laura Hink; University of Colorado
Soo Rhee; University of Colorado
Ashley Smith; University of Colorado
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Naomi Friedman; University of Colorado Boulder
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
JoAnn Robinson; University of Connecticut

Session : Tobacco and Cannabis

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
 

A Genetically Informative Parallel Process Growth Model of Externalizing Personality Traits and Smoking Behavior in Adolescent Twins
By Brad Verhulst; Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics
Shaunna Clark; Virginia Commonwealth University
Nathan Gillespie; VIPBG
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
Hermine Maes; Virginia Commonwealth University
Judy Silberg; VIPBG
Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
 

The genetic factor structure of cannabis use and symptoms of abuse and dependence
By Nathan Gillespie; VIPBG
Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Michael Neale; Virginia Commonwealth University
 

The Genetics of Cannabis Withdrawal
By Arpana Agrawal; Washington University in St. Louis
Alan Budney; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Nick G. Martin; Queensland Institute of Medical research
Michael Lynskey; Washington University School of Medicine
 

Peers and Cigarette Smoking: Catalyst to Initiation or Precursor of Regular Use?
By Amanda Wills; University of Colorado
Greg Carey; University of Colorado
 

Maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring conduct problems: the evidence for the association using genetically-sensitive designs
By Darya Gaysina; University of Leicester
David Fergusson; University of Otago
Leslie Leve; Oregon Social Learning Center
John Horwood; University of Otago
Jenae Neiderhiser; The Pennsylvania State University
David Reiss; Yale
Daniel Shaw; University of Pittsburgh
Misaki Natsuaki; University of California, Riverside
Kit Elam; University of Leicester
Anita Thapar; Cardiff University
Kate Langley; Cardiff University
Gordon Harold; University of Leicester

Session : Monday Morning Break

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 10:30 - 11:00

Session : Monday Lunch

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 13:30

Session : Genetic Research of Autism & ADHD: Commonalities, Achievements, & Challenges

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
 

Genetic overlap between autistic traits and Theory of Mind impairments
By Rosa Hoekstra; The Open University
Francesca Happé; Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College
Angelica Ronald; Birkbeck/Institute of Psychiatry
 

The separation of ADHD inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity symptoms: pathways from genetic effects to cognitive impairments and symptoms
By Jonna Kuntsi; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Rebecca Pinto; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Thomas Price; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Ja van der Meere; University of Groningen
Alexis Wood; University of Alabama at Birmingham
Philip Asherson; Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
 

Phenotypic and genetic association between Attention Problems and Autistic Traits in adults is mainly mediated by Attentional Switching Ability
By Tinca Polderman; VU University Amsterdam
Rosa Hoekstra; The Open University
Anna Vinkhuyzen; Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland
Sophie van der Sluis; VU University Amsterdam
D Posthuma; VU University Amsterdam
 

Does the lowering of heritability coefficients of ADHD inattention symptoms during adolescence reflect real genetic or environmental changes?
By Kees-Jan Kan; VU University Amsterdam
conor dolan; university of amsterdam
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
 

Family income in early childhood as a causal risk factor for offspring Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
By Henrik Larsson; Karolinska Institutet
Amir Sariaslan; Karolinska Insitutet
Niklas Långström; Karolinska institutet
Brian D'Onofrio; Indiana University
Paul Lichtenstein; Karolinska Institutet

Session : Genetics and Intervention

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
 

Therapygenetics: Predicting response to CBT in child anxiety from specific genetic markers
By Thalia Eley; Institute of Psychiatry
Jennifer Hudson; Macquarie University
Cathy Creswell; University of Reading
Maria Tropeano; Institute of Psychiatry
Kathryn Lester; Institute of Psychiatry
Peter Cooper; University of Reading
Anne Farmer; Institute of Psychiatry
Cathryn Lewis; Institute of Psychiatry
Heidi Lyneham; Macquarie University
Ronald Rapee; Macquarie University
Rudolf Uher; Institute of Psychiatry
Helena Zavos; Institute of Psychiatry
David Collier; Institute of Psychiatry
 

Genetic predictors of antidepressant side effects
By Karen Hodgson; Institute of Psychiatry
Oliver Davis; King's College London
Katherine Aitchison; Institute of Psychiatry
Rudolf Uher; Institute of Psychiatry
Anne Farmer; Institute of Psychiatry
Peter McGuffin; Institute of Psychiatry
 

Effects of genetic variation in the dopaminergic system on leisure time exercise behavior
By Eco de Geus; VU University Amsterdam
Meike Bartels; VU University
Charlotte Huppertz; VU University
Marleen de Moor; VU University Amsterdam
Niels van der Aa; VU University
Abdel Abdellaoui; VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherland
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Maria Groen-Blokhuis; VU University
Erik Ehli; Avera Mckennan Hospital
Jouke Jan Hottenga; VU University Amsterdam
Gonneke Willemsen; VU University Amsterdam
Xiangjun Xiao; MD Anderson cancer Centre
Paul Scheet; University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gareth Davies; Avera Institute for Human Behavioral Gen
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
Jim Hudziak; UVM
 

The Twins Wellbeing Intervention Study (TWIST): A genetically sensitive online intervention
By Claire Haworth; Institute of Psychiatry
Kristin Layous; University of California, Riverside
Sonja Lyubomirsky; University of California, Riverside
S Nelson; University of California, Riverside
Claire Palmer; King's College London
Robert Plomin; King's College London

Session : Epigenetics and GWAS

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
 

Methylation of 11-Beta Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 2 in the Human Placenta is Associated with Newborn Neurobehavioral Outcomes
By Matthew Maccani; Rhode Island Hospital; Brown University
James Padbury; Women and Infants Hospital of RI
Barry Lester; Women and Infants Hospital of RI; Brown Medical School
Valerie Knopik; Division of Behavior Genetics, RI Hospital/Brown University
John McGeary; Providence VAMC/Brown University
Carmen Marsit; Dartmouth Medical School
 

Using next generation sequencing to investigate methylation patterns associated with alcohol use and addiction
By Shaunna Clark; Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Increased Chromosomal Damage in Adults with a History of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Moving Toward a Model of Biological Mechanism
By Timothy York; Virginia Commonwealth University
Jenni Brumelle; Virginia Commonwealth University
Jane Juusola; Virginia Commonwealth University
Kenneth Kendler; VCU-VIPBG
Lindon Eaves; VIPBG, Virginia Commonwealth University
Ananda Amstadter; VA Inst for Psychiatric & Behav Genetics
Steven Aggen; Virginia Commonwealth University
Kimberly Jones; Neodiagnostix, Inc.
Andrea Fereira-Gonzalez; Virginia Commonwealth University
Colleen Jackson-Cook; Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Additive Genetic Variation in Risk to Schizophrenia across African American and European American Populations
By Teresa de Candia; University of Colorado at Boulder
Hong Lee; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Jian Yang; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Brian Browning; University of Washington
Pablo Gejman; Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute
Douglas Levinson; Stanford University
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Peter Visscher; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Naomi Wray; Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Matthew Keller; University of Colorado at Boulder

Session : Beyond the back cross: Recent research on the genetics of nonhuman animal behavior

Session Chairs:
1. Alex Weiss, University of Ediburgh
2. Miho Inoue-Murayama, Kyoto University
Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

The genomics of personality in a small passerine bird, the great tit Parus major
By Kees van Oers; Netherlands Institute of Ecology
 

The majority of genetic variation in orang-utan personality and subjective-well being is nonadditive
By Mark Adams; University of Sheffield
 

The association between copy number variants in chicken chromosome 1 and tonic immobility
By Hideaki Abe; Kyoto University
Kenji Nagao; Aichi Agricultural Research Center
Akihiro Nakamura; Aichi Agricultural Research Center
Miho Inoue-Murayama; Kyoto University
 

Intra-species differences in tolerance and genetic polymorphisms in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
By Kazunori YAMADA; Osaka University
Miho Inoue-Murayama; Kyoto University
 

Oxytocin and vasopressin receptor gene polymorphisms and personality in bonobos (Pan paniscus) - Preliminary results
By Nicky Staes; Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp - University of Antwerp
Jeroen Stevens; Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp
Alexander Weiss; University of Edinburgh
Marcel Eens; University of Antwerp

Session : Challenging the latent trait perspective: a phenotypic network view and its consequences for gene-finding studies

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

Gene-trait interactions: What they mean and why they matter
By Colin DeYoung; University of Minnesota
 

A network perspective on modeling the relationship between genes and psychopathology
By Angelique Cramer; University of Amsterdam
 

Phenotypic complexity as genetic dark matter: A network explanation of missing heritability Phenotypic complexity as genetic dark matter: A network explanation of missing heritability.
By Michel Nivard; VU
Sophie van der Sluis; VU University Amsterdam
Sanja Franic; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Angelique Cramer; University of Amsterdam
Ingmar Visser; UvA
Christel Middeldorp; VU University
Gitta Lubke; University of Notre Dame, VU University Amsterdam
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam
Denny Borsboom; University of Amsterdam
 

Network Phenotypes and Missing Heritability
By Gitta Lubke; University of Notre Dame, VU University Amsterdam
Michel Nivard; VU
Denny Borsboom; University of Amsterdam
 

Charting SNP effects in depression: abandoning the latent trait perspective
By sophie van der sluis; VU University Amsterdam

Session : Externalizing: Psychometric Approaches

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
 

Multivariate, Multi-Method Model of P300 Amplitude and Externalizing Psychopathology: Evidence for a Highly Heritable Combination
By Greg Perlman; University of Minnesota
Lindsey Nelson; Florida State University
Scott Vrieze; University of Minnesota
Steve Malone; University of Minnesota
William Iacono; University of Minnesota
Matthew McGue; University of Minnesota
 

Locating Drunk Driving on the Externalizing Spectrum: A Multidimensional Scaling Approach
By Patrick Quinn; The University of Texas at Austin
Kathryn Harden; University of Texas at Austin
 

Does parental emotional support moderate genetic influences on early externalizing behaviors?
By Amanda Cheung; The University of Texas at Austin
Kathryn Harden; University of Texas at Austin
Elliot Tucker-Drob; University of Texas at Austin
 

The Role of Evaluation in the Genetic Structure of Externalizing and Internalizing Spectra
By Erik Pettersson; University of Virginia
Eric Turkheimer; University of Virginia
 

Testing a developmental propensity model of conduct problems
By Soo Rhee; University of Colorado
Robin Corley; University of Colorado Boulder
Naomi Friedman; University of Colorado Boulder
John Hewitt; University of Colorado Boulder
Laura Hink; University of Colorado
Daniel Johnson; University of Colorado Boulder
Benjamin Lahey; University of Chicago
JoAnn Robinson; University of Connecticut
Ashley Smith; University of Colorado
Irwin Waldman; Emory University
Susan Young; University of Colorado Denver
Carolyn Zahn-Waxler; University of Wisconsin
 

Short and long-term effects of nonparental child care on internalizing and externalizing problems: a behavior genetic study in Dutch twins
By Diane Lamb; VU University
Christel Middeldorp; VU University
Jacqueline Vink; Vrije Universiteit
Toos van Beijsterveldt; VU University Amsterdam
Ramon Lindauer; Amsterdam Medical Centre, De Bascule
Dorret Boomsma; VU University, Amsterdam

Session : Executive Committee Meeting II

Session type: invited
Date: June 25, 2012
Time: 17:00 - 19:30
 

46 sessions, 224 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Disscussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
2Abe, HideakiP43
3Adams, MarkP43
4Agrawal, ArpanaP37
5Alsabban, ShazaP17
6Amstadter, AnandaP31
7Ando, JukoP31
8Anokhin, AndreyP31
9Araica, ErickP31
10Arden, RosalindP11
11Bard, DavidP32
12Bartels, MeikeP24, P24
13Bates, TimothyP35
14Beam, ChristopherP33
15Beasley, WilliamP32
16Beekman, CharlesP36
17Bell, EdwardP14
18Bergin, JocilynP15
19Bidwell, CinnamonP31
20Boker, SteveP13
21Brant, AngelaP35
22Bratko, DenisP36
23Breen, GeromeP17
24Briley, DanielP35
25Brown, HannahP31
26Burt, S. AlexandraP22
27Butkovic, AnaP31
28Carey, GregP22
29Carlson, MarieP25
30Carrano, JenniferP31
31Chang, ZhengP31
32Chereji, ElizabethP31
33Cheung, AmandaP45
34Cheung, CelesteP8
35Clark, ShaunnaP42
36Cohen, LaurenP31
37Consortium, iGEMSP31
38Coventry, WilliamP11
39Coyne, ClaireP25
40Cramer, AngeliqueP44
41D'Onofrio, BrianP11
42Dahl, AnnaP18
43Davies, GailP21
44Davis, OliverP22
45Dawes, chrisP14
46de Candia, TeresaP42
47de Geus, EcoP41
48de Moor, MarleenP18
49Derringer, JaimeP29
50DeYoung, ColinP44
51Dick, DanielleP28
52Eaves, LindonP26
53Ebejer, JaneP8
54Edwards, AlexisP26
55Egorova, MarinaP31
56Elam, KitP36
57Eley, ThaliaP41
58Ficks, CourtneyP29
59Finkel, DeborahP16
60Fisch, GeneP16
61Franic, SanjaP21
62Franz, CarolP24
63Friedman, NaomiP34
64Gagne, JeffreyP31
65Ganiban, JodyP11
66Gaysina, DaryaP37
67Gheyara, SufnaP31
68Gillespie, NathanP37
69Grazioplene, RachaelP31
70Groen-Blokhuis, MariaP8
71Hahn, ElisabethP24
72Hanscombe, KenP16
73Hart, SaraP35
74Hatemi, PeteP30
75Haworth, ClaireP24
76Hayiou-Thomas, MariannaP31
77Hill, WilliamP31
78Hink, LauraP36
79Hodgson, KarenP41
80Hoekstra, RosaP40
81Horn, ErinP31
82Horwitz, BrianaP26
83hsu, stephenP7
84Hsu, KeanP31
85Huibregtse, BrookeP31
86Humbad, MikhilaP31
87Inoue-Murayama, MihoC43
88Jacobs, TovaP31
89Jacobson, KristenP35
90Johnson, DanielP26
91Johnson, WendyP18
92Kan, Kees-JanP40
93Kandler, ChristianP14
94Kao, KarenP31
95Kaprio, JaakkoP10
96Keller, MatthewP7
97Kendler, KennethP15
98Kirkpatrick, RobertP21
99Klahr, AshleaP33
100Knopik, ValerieP10
101Knudsen, Gun PeggyP31
102Koellinger, PhilippP14
103Kremen, WilliamP10
104Kretsch, NatalieP25
105Kuja-Halkola, RalfP20
106Kuntsi, JonnaP40
107Lamb, DianeP45
108Larsson, HenrikP40
109Latendresse, ShawnP29
110Latvala, AnttiP31
111Lessem, JeffreyP15
112Leve, LeslieP11
113Lewis, GaryP14
114Ligthart, LannieP17
115Listro, CaitlinP31
116Ljung, ThereseP31
117LoParo, DevonP29
118Lubke, GittaP44
119Lyall, DonaldP31
120Lynch, CarolP22
121Macare, ChristineP34
122Maccani, MatthewP42
123Maes, HermineP13
124Marceau, KristineP20
125MARTIN, NicholasP7
126Mascheretti, SaraP31
127Matteson, LindsayP31
128McAdams, TomP20
129Medland, SarahP13
130Mendle, JaneD25
131Meredith, KellyP32
132Merjonen, PäiviP11
133Mertins, VanessaP31
134Meyers, JacquelynP15
135Middeldorp, ChristelP17
136Miller, MichaelP7
137Miller, GeoffreyP31
138Minica, CameliaP22
139Miu, AdrianaP31
140Molenaar, DylanP28
141Moore, SarahP25
142Moore, HeatherP34
143Mosing, MiriamP36
144Neale, MichaelP13
145Neiderhiser, JenaeP11
146Neijts, MelanieP18
147Newbury, DianneP31
148Nexøe, CamillaP31
149Nivard, MichelP17, P44
150Ordonana, JuanP10
151Palmer, RohanP31
152Panizzon, MatthewP10
153Paracchini, SilviaP8
154Park, YunsooP34
155Perlman, GregP45
156Peterson, RoseannP18
157Pettersson, ErikP45
158Pinto, RebeccaP8
159Plomin, RobertP20, P21
160Polderman, TincaP40
161Prescott, CarolP16
162Prom-Wormley, ElizabethP26
163Quinn, PatrickP45
164Raciti, GinaP31
165Rathouz, PaulP28
166Reynolds, ChandraP16
167Rhee, SooP45
168Rhoades, KimberlyP11
169Rietveld, NielsP30
170Roberson-Nay, RoxannP10
171Rodgers, JosephP32
172Ronald, AngelicaP10
173Rose, RichardP10
174Sadler, MichaelP10
175Salvatore, JessicaP29
176Samek, DiP31
177Sariaslan, AmirP31
178Scaini, SimonaP31
179Scherff, AlineP31
180Segal, NancyP10
181Shikishima, ChizuruP31
182Smith, AshleyP36
183South, SusanP33
184Staes, NickyP43
185Stoltenberg, ScottP31
186Swagerman, SuzanneP31
187Swann, GregoryP31
188Tal, OmriP7
189Taylor, JeanetteP11
190Taylor, MarkP8
191Thomson, CynthiaP31
192Tick, BeataP30
193Tosto, Maria GraziaP30
194Trentacosta, ChristopherP11
195Trzaskowski, MaciejP21
196Tucker-Drob, ElliotP16
197Turkheimer, EricC3, C6, P11, P31, P41
198Vaidyanathan, UmaP34
199van Beek, JennyP15
200van Beijsterveldt, ToosP31
201van der Sluis, SophieP28, P44
202Van Hulle, CarolP31
203van Oers, KeesP43
204Vandever, JoannaP34
205Vasilopoulos, TerrieP35
206Verhulst, BradP37
207Verweij, KarinP33
208Vrieze, ScottP15
209Vukasovic, TenaP31
210Waldman, IrwinP29
211Ward, SarahP33
212Waszczuk, MonikaP31
213Weiss, AlexC43
214Willemsen, GonnekeP30
215Wills, AmandaP37
216Wu, HaoP28
217Xu, YishanP31
218YAMADA, KazunoriP43
219Yamagata, ShinjiP31
220York, TimothyP42
221Ystrom, EivindP31
222Zietsch, BrendanP36

 

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