Session 48:
Genetic Influences on Health and Mortality

Thursday, April 17
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Napoleon A1
3rd floor

Chair: Jason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder
Discussant: Michael J. Shanahan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. Genetics and the Social Science Explanation of Individual OutcomesJeremy Freese, Northwestern University

  2. DNA Collection in a Social Science Study: A Pilot Study of Peer Impacts on Attitudes and Drinking BehaviorAmy Lucas, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Jonathan Daw, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Hedwig Lee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Craig Owen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Emily McKendry-Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  3. The Origins of Sex Imbalance in Early Age MortalityRoland Pongou, Brown University

  4. Effects of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations on Fertility and Later-Life SurvivalKen R. Smith, University of Utah; Heidi Hanson, Huntsman Cancer Institute; Geraldine P. Mineau, University of Utah; Saundra Buys, Huntsman Cancer Institute

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