Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences (Division of Epidemiology), UC Davis Health

Biography
Dr. Popejoys Public Health Genomics lab at UC Davis Health operates at the intersections of computational genomics, human population genetics, clinical genetics, biomedical data science, and bioethics. Her current research is focused on investigating diversity measures such as race, ethnicity, and ancestry in genomics and medicine, with the goal of developing standards, recommendations, and novel computational approaches to modeling human population diversity.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley


Track 3, January 27

Track Chairs:
Sharon Terry, Genetic Alliance & Alice Rathjen

  • Learnings and Advancements of Population Studies
    Chair: Gonçalo Abecasis, Regeneron
    - Slavé Petrovski, AstraZeneca
  • Precision Medicine in Understudied Populations
    Building Future Precision Care in Qatar
    Chair: Khalid Fakhro, Sidra Medicine
    - Ziyad M. Hijazi, Sidra Medicine
    - Edison T. Liu, The Jackson Labs
  • Challenges and Opportunities for National Precision Medicine Initiatives
    Chair: Alessandro Ricommbeni, Microsoft UK
    - Catalina Lopez-Correa, Genome Canada
    - Khalid Fakhro, Sidra Medicine
  • Framework to Improve the Translation of Genomics into the Clinic
    Chair: Kathleen Barnes, Tempus Labs
    - Carlos Bustamante, Galatea Bio
  • Standardization And Harmonization Of REA Data Collection And Use In Clinical Genetics And Precision Health Research
    - Alice Popejoy, UC Davis Health
  • Identifying Relationships Between Disparate Data Sets to Monitor and Control Pathogen Outbreak
    Chair: Charles Chiu, UCSF
    - Amy Kirby, CDC
  • Increasing Diversity in Population Studies
    - Manual Rivas - Global Biobank Engine, Stanford Rivas Lab