Session 21
Genetic Risk and Family, Environment and the Life Course

Thursday, April 30
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Sapphire Ballroom A
Level 4

Chair: Morgan Levine, University of Southern California
Discussant: Daniel W. Belsky, Duke University

1. The Genome-Wide Influence on Human BMI Depends on Physical Activity, Life-Course, and Historical PeriodGuang Guo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Hexuan Liu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ling Wang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Haipeng Shen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Wen Hu, Beijing University.

2. Neighborhood and Family Environment of Expectant Mothers May Influence Prenatal Programming of Adult Cancer RiskKatherine King, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Duke University; Jennifer Buher Kane, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Peter Scarbrough, Duke University; Cathrine Hoyo, Duke University; Susan Murphy, Duke University.

3. Biodemographic Specifics of the Effects of Body-Mass-Index Risk Alleles Identified in Genome-Wide Association StudiesAlexander Kulminski, Duke University; Irina V. Culminskaya, Duke University; Konstantin G. Arbeev, Duke University; Liubov Arbeeva, Duke University; Svetlana V. Ukraintseva, Duke University; Eric Stallard, Duke University; Deqing Wu, Duke University; Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital; Michael Province, Washington University in St. Louis; Ingrid Borecki, Washington University in St. Louis; Ryan Minster, University of Pittsburgh; Anatoliy I. Yashin, Duke University.

4. Sensitivity Genotype Moderates the Link between Objective Weight and Perceived Weight Status among Young Women in the U.S.Robbee L. Wedow, University of Colorado, Boulder; Jason D. Boardman, University of Colorado, Boulder.

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