Aerial photo of the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus from Lake Mendota
Lauren Schmitz presents at the 2023 The Advances in Social Genomics Conference in the Memorial Union.

Join us June 5-7, 2024 for the next conference!

The Advances in Social Genomics Conference

Social genomics researchers from across the world convene at the University of Wisconsin–Madison each year to discuss advances in the field.

Support is provided by the National Institute of Aging, La Follette School for Public Affairs, Center of Demography of Health and Aging, and Initiative in Social Genomics.

Watch presentations from the June 2023 conference.

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2024 conference

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June 5 – 7
Pyle Center, Madison, WI

The goal of this conference is to showcase scholarship that considers biodemographic factors across the life course that shape health and aging processes. The conference will include a training workshop focused on the Midlife in the United States (MIDUS) data and applications, two keynote presentations, and a set of paper presentations from biological and social science researchers.

Sponsors and support

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This event and the Initiative in Social Genomics are hosted by the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Funding for this conference was made possible, in part, by 5R13 AG066268-03 from the National Institute on Aging. The views expressed in written conference materials, publications, and presentations do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


Mindy Walker