Day 1: June 13, 2012
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome & Agenda Overview LDACC
8:15 a.m.

GTEx Status Update
Review of GTEx status

Jeff Struewing


Donor Enrollment


8:45 a.m.

Donor Enrollment Update
Donor Enrollment rates, projections and data summaries

Jim Vaught
9:15 a.m.

Pathology Resource Center Update
New collections: additional tissues, deleted tissues, surgical cases Leslie Sobin
Autolysis versus RIN
Proposed new tissue sampling scheme

Leslie Sobin
Scott Jewell
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. GTEx donor consent sub-study Laura Siminoff
10:45 a.m. Biospecimen Methodological Study (BMS) Update

Chana Rabiner
or Anna Smith


Molecular Quality, Data QC, and Statistical Analysis


11:15 a.m.

Molecular Quality and Data Generation
Sample RIN & yield update; Data generation update

Kristin Ardlie
11:45 a.m. QC of Gene Expression Data David DeLuca & Andrey Shabalin
12:15 p.m.

Lunch on own

1:30 p.m.

Genotype and eQTL Analyses
Updates from the analysis Jamboree; status of analyses with GTEx data

Wendy Winckler
2:00 p.m.

GTEx Data Release Updates
dbGAP QC procedures
Data release update, GTEx data access, portal, and searching

Nataliya Sharopova
Taylor Young
2:30 p.m. Overview of the Single Cell Common Fund Project Andrea Beckel-Mitchener
2:45 p.m. Discussion and Q&A session
3:00 p.m.

High Level/Executive Steering committee (PI’s only from PI/PO, NIH, and Analysis PI’s)
A. Scale-up needs
B. Consortium paper discussion
C. Publications, GTEx presentations and meetings

4:00 p.m. - 6:00p.m.

GTEx Investigator Poster Session
Cash Bar.

Day 2: June 14, 2012
8:00 a.m.                   Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.

Group Discussions

  • Data Analyses - Wilson Room
    (Gad Getz, Fred Wright)
    Main focus is planning for scale up

  • Biospecimen Collection and Logistics - Regency Room
    (Robin Burges, Dan Rohrer, Leslie Sobin, Jeff Thomas)

    Address issues and suggest items for improvement related to the physical acquisition, subdivision, preservation, sampling and logistics of biospecimen collection.

  • caHUB Biospecimen Data Entry and Data Collection - Truman Room
    (Charles Shive, Taylor Young, Karna Robinson, Nicole Lockhart)

    Address issues and suggest scale-up improvements for data entry and management related to data forms, fields, vocabulary, ease of use, utility, and data transfer and sharing.
11:00 a.m.

Working Group Summaries and Wrap-up

12:00 p.m.


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