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Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC) 10-Year Symposium

November 12-13, 2019 - Inn at Penn, Philadelphia, PA

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HIPPIE2 Published in NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics

PNGC is pleased to announce the release of “HIPPIE2: a method for fine-scale identification of physically interacting chromatin regions”. Because most regulatory chromatin interactions are mediated by numerous transcription factors (TFs) and involve physically interacting regions (PIRs), HIPPIE2 was developed to map these elements and interactions at a much finer scale (sub-1Kb resolution). HIPPIE2 is […]

Working from home? Check out new genetics data for Alzheimer’s disease research!

The NIA is excited to announce the release of the latest genomics data set from the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP). The NIA Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS) is a vital tool as we seek to better understand genes that increase risk for — or protection from — AD/ADRD. Researchers can now access […]

SparkINFERNO Accepted in Bioinformatics

PNGC is pleased to announce the release of SparkINFERNO, a next-generation of INFERNO (INFERring the molecular mechanisms of NOn-coding genetic variants) bioinformatics pipeline. While genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have identified over 70,000 disease-associated genetic variants, most hits are in the non-coding region, which makes their interpretation difficult. SparkINFERNO, a scalable, high-throughput bioinformatics pipeline characterizing noncoding […]

Event Recap: The Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC) 10-Year Symposium

Last month, on November 12 and 13, the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC) 10-Year Symposium took place at the Inn at Penn in Philadelphia, PA. The event was sponsored by the Perelman School of Medicine and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and it was organized by ADGC, Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center (PNGC) and […]

PNGC at AAIC – 2019 Recap

PNGC members had a great experience at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) this year. AAIC took place in Los Angeles from July 12-17. We presented four posters during the conference and the National Institute on Aging Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS) exhibited for the first time. In addition, Dr. Adam Naj […]

PNGC Congratulates Dr. Leung on BAND3 Award

PNGC is pleased to announce that Dr. Fanny Leung, Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and PNGC faculty member, recently had an application funded under the 2019 Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases (BAND 3) Program. This award is sponsored by The Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK), The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), and the Weston Brain […]

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