C.C. Li Memorial Lectures

16th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Identifying genes for type 2 diabetes and related traits using array- and sequence-based GWAS

Michael Boehnke, PhD, Richard G. Cornell Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics
Director, Center for Statistical Genetics and Genome Science Training Program
University of Michigan
Friday, April 5, 2019, noon-1 p.m., Public Health Auditorium (G23)

15TH ANNUAL C.C. Li Memorial Lecture 
Omnigenic architecture of human complex traits

Jonathan Pritchard, PhD, professor in the Departments of Genetics and Biology, HHMI Investigator
Stanford University
Friday, April 20, 2018, 12-1pm G23 Public Health Auditorium 

14TH ANNUAL C.C. Li Memorial Lecture 
Evolution and Adaptation in Africa: Implications for Health and Disease

Dr. Sarah A. Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor in Genetics and Biology
School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
Friday, April 28, 2017, 12-1pm G23 Public Health Auditorium

13TH ANNUAL C.C. Li Memorial Lecture 
Genetic Epidemiology Research Based in Electronic Health Records

Dr. Neil Risch, PhD, professor and director,
Institute for Human Genetics, UCSF
Friday, April 8, 2016, 12:00 p.m. -  Public Health Auditorium (G23)
Reception to follow, 109 Public Health - View Photos

12th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Novel Approaches for Integrating Data to Identify and Characterize the Genetic Component to Common Diseases

Nancy J. Cox, PhD, Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, Vanderbilt University - View Photos

11th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Consequences of Recent Explosive Human Population Growth on the Genetic Architecture of Complex Disease

April 18, 2014 -  Watch Presentation

10th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Genomic changes, mutation-driven evolution, and complex characters

April 19, 2013 -  Watch Presentation

9th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
C.C. Li: Human Genetics Visionary History and Personal Perspective

April 20, 2012

8th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Lymphatics: The Other Vascular System

April 22, 2011

7th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Genetic Variants and Personalized Medicine

April 23, 2010 - Watch Presentation  |  View Program

6th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Genome Wide Association Studies for Pharmacogenomics Role of Population Genetics

April 24, 2009 - Watch Presentation  |  View Program

5th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Predictive Genetic Tests for Complex Diseases

April 4, 2008 - Watch Presentation  |  View Program

4th Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
The Two Faces of Population Genetics

April 27, 2007 - Watch Presentation  |  View Program

3rd Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
A Tale of I's, T's, and O's

April 28, 2006 - Watch Presentation

2nd Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Our Footprints in the Sands of Time: A Statistical Traceback

April 29, 2005 - View Program

1st Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture
Genes for Common Diseases Association Studies

April 26, 2004 - Watch Presentation  |  View Program  |  View Photos

About the C.C. Li Memorial Lectures

Each year since 2004, the Department of Human Genetics has held a guest lecture in honor of former faculty member Ching Chun "C.C." Li.