Upcoming Application Deadline for 2021 Summer Institute
In Summer 2021, RSF will sponsor a Summer Institute for doctoral students and early-career scholars in Social Science Genomics.
Applications are due April 9, 2021.
We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and depending on various factors including vaccination rates, CDC recommendations, and state/local policies, we may modify the institute to include online instruction or postpone in-person instruction to the following year. We apologize for the ambiguity and uncertainty, but we want to make sure that the summer institute is both high quality and safe experiences. We expect that a final decision on the institute will be made in late May or early June.
The Russell Sage Foundation, in conjunction with the JPB Foundation, will sponsor the fourth Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics from August 8 – August 20, 2021 at the Stoweflake Mountain Hotel in Stowe, Vermont, unless circumstances require us to change it to an online event. The purpose of this two-week workshop is to introduce graduate students and beginning faculty in economics, sociology, psychology, statistics, genetics, and other disciplines to the methods of social-science genomics—the analysis of genomic data in social science research. The program will include the interpretation and estimation of different concepts of heritability; the biology of genetic inheritance, gene expression, and epigenetics; design and analysis of genetic-association studies; analysis of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions; estimation and use of polygenic scores; as well as applications of genomic data in the social sciences.
Visit the Russell Sage Foundation website for more information.