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The Advances in Social Genomics Conference 2024

The Midlife in the US (MIDUS) workshop

Workshop: Friday, June 7 — 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

This workshop will focus on the Midlife in the US (MIDUS) study and genomic data from MIDUS. We will describe some recent projects working with MIDUS data, as well as ways to access the MIDUS data to further research in social genomics.

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Portrait of Robert Krueger

Robert Krueger

University of Minnesota

Dr. Robert F. Krueger is Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He completed his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his clinical internship at Brown University. He has been named a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher, and ranks him in the top 100 most impactful psychologists in the world.

Portrait of Colin Freilich

Colin Freilich

University of Minnesota

Colin Freilich is a graduate student in clinical psychology at the University of Minnesota pursuing research on the genetic and epigenetic architecture linking personality, psychosocial experiences like loneliness, and physical health.

Portrait of Kristian Markon

Kristian Markon

University of Minnesota

Kristian Markon is a research scientist in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota. Prior to this position he was an associate professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa. His research interests are in the areas of behavioral population sciences, genetics, and statistical methodology, with a particular focus on psychopathology and lifespan development.