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Events

Disciplinary Perspectives on Gene-Environment Interactions: Economics, Sociology, and Political Science

May 09, 2012
8:30am-1:00pm

Location: 

Room C05, School of Social Work 1255 Amsterdam Avenue (at 122nd St) New York, NY 10027

Event Type: 

8:30 Light Breakfast

9:00 Welcome

9:10 Overview and Opportunities in Gene-Environment Research

Christopher Chabris, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Program, Union College and Assistant Professor of Neurology, Albany Medical College

9:50 Session I – Economics

Moderator: Irwin Garfinkel, Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems, Columbia University

Daniel Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Economics, Cornell University

Jason Fletcher, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Yale University &

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar, Columbia University

Discussant: Matthew Neidell, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University

10:50-11:10 Break

11:10 Session II – Political Science

Moderator: Jane Waldfogel, Compton Foundation Centennial Professor of Social Work for the Prevention of Children's and Youth Problems, Columbia University

Christopher Dawes, Assistant Professor of Politics, New York University

Discussant: Andrew Gelman, Professor of Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University

11:40-12:00 Break and Get Lunch

12:00 Session III – Sociology

Moderators: Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and Education, Columbia University

Dalton Conley, Professor of Sociology, NYU

Jason Boardman, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado-Boulder

Discussant: Bruce Link, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Epidemiology, Columbia University

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