Rapporteur summaries of plenary, symposia, and oral sessions from the XXIIIrd World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics Meeting in Toronto, Canada, 16-20 October 2015

Gwyneth Zai, Bonnie Alberry, Janine Arloth, Zsófia Bánlaki, Cristina Bares, Erik Boot, Caroline Camilo, Kartikay Chadha, Qi Chen, Christopher B. Cole, Katherine T. Cost, Megan Crow, Ibene Ekpor, Sascha B. Fischer, Laura Flatau, Sarah Gagliano, Umut Kirli, Prachi Kukshal, Viviane Labrie, Maren LangTristram A. Lett, Elisabetta Maffioletti, Robert Maier, Marina Mihaljevic, Kirti Mittal, Eric T. Monson, Niamh L. O'brien, Søren D. Østergaard, Ellen Ovenden, Sejal Patel, Roseann E. Peterson, Jennie G. Pouget, Diego L. Rovaris, Lauren Seaman, Bhagya Shankarappa, Fotis Tsetsos, Andrea Vereczkei, Chenyao Wang, Khethelo Xulu, Ryan K C Yuen, Jingjing Zhao, Clement C. Zai, James L. Kennedy

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Abstract

The XXIIIrd World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics meeting, sponsored by the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, was held in Toronto, ON, Canada, on 16-20 October 2015. Approximately 700 participants attended to discuss the latest state-of-the-art findings in this rapidly advancing and evolving field. The following report was written by trainee travel awardees. Each was assigned one session as a rapporteur. This manuscript represents the highlights and topics that were covered in the plenary sessions, symposia, and oral sessions during the conference, and contains major notable and new findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-257
Number of pages29
JournalPsychiatric Genetics
Volume26
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2016

Keywords

  • DNA
  • genome-wide association study
  • International Society of Psychiatric Genetics
  • mood disorders
  • psychiatric genetics
  • schizophrenia
  • World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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    Zai, G., Alberry, B., Arloth, J., Bánlaki, Z., Bares, C., Boot, E., Camilo, C., Chadha, K., Chen, Q., Cole, C. B., Cost, K. T., Crow, M., Ekpor, I., Fischer, S. B., Flatau, L., Gagliano, S., Kirli, U., Kukshal, P., Labrie, V., ... Kennedy, J. L. (2016). Rapporteur summaries of plenary, symposia, and oral sessions from the XXIIIrd World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics Meeting in Toronto, Canada, 16-20 October 2015. Psychiatric Genetics, 26(6), 229-257. https://doi.org/10.1097/YPG.0000000000000148