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2018.12.06 |

Better estimation of SNP heritability from summary statistics

AIAS Fellow Doug Speed, together with David Balding, University of Melbourne, have created SumHer, a new software for analyzing results from genetic association studies. The results are published this week in ‘Nature Genetics’.

2018.12.04 |

Two Horizon 2020 grants to AIAS Former Fellow Anja Bechmann

What will the internet of the future look like in an increasingly digital everyday life? What impact does fake news have on democracy? Two Horizon 2020 projects will be addressing some of the digital societal challenges facing Europe.

2018.12.03 |

Cannabidiol induces a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect in rodent model of depression

Interview with AIAS Fellow Samia Joca in ‘PsyPost’ about her research in the drug cannabidiol (CBD) that may have the potential as a faster-acting antidepressant than conventional medications.

EVENTS

Mon 04 Feb
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Andrew Faulkner
Transforming the Canon. Early Christian Poetry and the Graeco-Roman Literary Tradition
Wed 06 Feb
10:30-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Joint Research Presentations: Extended Fellows' Seminar
Short 6-minute research presentations by all AIAS Fellows.
Mon 18 Feb
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Dennis Konnerup
Plants under water: Surviving submergence and salinity
Mon 04 Mar
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Borbala Kovacs
The Making of Formal Insecurity. Similarities of welfare state transformation in Eastern Europe
Mon 25 Mar
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Sâmia Joca
Cannabinoids and depression. Towards a new age of antidepressant research with cannabidiol

FELLOWS' ACTIVITIES


Doug Speed
 is first-author of the article 'SumHer better estimates the SNP heritability of complex traits from summary statistics' in: Nature Genetics 3 December 2018. Read an abstract here.  


Darin N. Stephanov is author of the book Ruler Visibility and Popular Belonging in the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1908, Edinburgh University Press, 2018. Read an abstract here. 


Shubiao Wu is co-author of the article 'Innovative operation of microbial fuel cell-based biosensor for selective monitoring of acetate during anaerobic digestion' in: Science of the Total Environment, Vol 655, 23 November 2018. Read an abstrct here.

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