UF researchers to host third annual Phenotypic Prediction Workshop

University of Florida faculty and researchers will host the third-annual Phenotypic Prediction Workshop Aug. 25.

The event, which takes place at the Cancer and Genetics Research Complex, will feature presentations and discussions surrounding recent results and theoretical developments of statistical models used to predict the phenotype of complex traits using genomic data.

The workshop will include opening remarks from UF Genetics Institute director Patrick Concannon, Ph.D., and a presentation by Mattia Prosperi, Ph.D., an associate professor of epidemiology in the UF College of Medicine and College of Public Health and Health Professions, whose research covers big data mining, biomedical modeling and translational science.

Registration for the event is free and open to faculty, students, researchers and breeders who work with plant, animal or human genomic data. For more information or to register for the workshop, visit the UF Genetics Institute website.