Past videos of the Primer on Medical and Population Genetics series are freely available for viewing by clicking one of the links below. The talks are geared toward a wide audience, including research technicians, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and established investigators just entering the field.

The most recent sessions for each topic can be found on the Primer landing page.

2016-2017
9/29/16 Genetics in Mendelian Human Disease
[ video ]
James Gusella
Broad Institute, Mass General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
10/6/16 GWAS design and interpretation
[ video ]
Gina Peloso
Department of Biostatistics
BU School of Public Health
10/13/16 High-throughput sequencing and variant calling pipelines
[ video ]
Geraldine Van der Auwera
Data Sciences & Data Engineering
Broad Institute
10/27/16 Natural selection and human genetic variation
[ video ]
Steven Schaffner
Computational Biologist
Broad Institute
11/3/16 Human Structural Variation
[ video ]
Bob Handsaker
Software Engineer
Broad Institute
11/10/16 Analysis of rare variants from sequencing studies
[ video ]
Ben Neale
Institute Member
Broad Institute
11/17/16 ExAC and gnomAD: Using large genomic data sets to interpret human genetic variation
[ video ]
Daniel MacArthur
Institute Member
Broad Institute
12/1/16 ExAC: mutational constraint and de novo mutations
[ video ]
Kaitlin Samocha
Broad Institute
1/5/17 Clinical interpretation of sequence variants
[ video ]
Heidi Rehm
Institute Member
Broad Institute
1/19/17 Regulatory sequence variation in the human genome
[ video ]
Manolis Kellis
Institute Member
Broad Institute
1/26/17 Mitochondrial Genomics
[ video ]
Sarah Calvo
Broad Institute
2/2/17 Genome Editing
[ video ]
Neena Pyzocha
Broad Institute
2/16/17 Clinical interpretation of genes for disease causality
[ video ]
Heidi Rehm
Broad Institute
3/02/17 Analyzing Cancer Genomes
[ video ]
Gad Getz
Broad Institute
2015-2016
2/12/15 The microbiome
[ video ]
Ramnik Xavier
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute  
   9/10/15 Introduction to complex trait genetics Mark Daly,
Co-director, Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute
  09/24/15 Genome-wide association studies: past and present Alisa Manning
Altshuler Lab, Broad Institute
  10/1/15 Mendelian traits focusing on methods, modifiers and implications for complex traits James Gusella,
Associate Member, Broad Institute
10/15/15 High-throughput sequencing and variant calling pipelines Geraldine Van der Auwera
Data Sciences & Data Engineering, Broad Institute
  10/22/15 Analysis of rare variants from sequencing studies Kaitlin Samocha
Graduate Student, Broad Institute
10/29/15 Natural selection and human genetic variation Stephen Schaffner
Computational Biologist, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute
  11/05/15 Annotating gene sequence variation
[ video ]
Shamil Sunyaev
Associate Member, Broad Institute
  11/12/15 Translating non-coding variants to therapeutics in GWAS and cancer
[ video ]
Manolis Kellis
Associated Researcher, Broad Institute
  12/3/15 Mitochondrial genomics Sarah Calvo
Computational Biologist, Broad Institute
12/10/15 Pharmacogenetics
[ video ]
Christopher Newton-Cheh
Associate Member, Broad Institute
 
  12/17/15 Structural variation
[ video ]
Bob Handsaker
Broad Institute, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research
Harvard Medical School, Department of Genetics
1/7/16 Challenges in Cancer Genomics
[ video ]
Gad Getz
Director, Cancer Genome Computational Analysis Group, Broad Institute  
1/14/16 The Importance of phenotype definition
[ video ]
Jordan Smoller
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute
2014-2015
9/11/14 Introduction to complex trait genetics
[ video ]
David Altshuler,
Deputy Director, Broad Institute
10/2/14 Human Genetic Variation
[ video ]
Mark Daly,
Co-Director, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute
10/30/14 Genome-wide association studies: past and present
[ video ]
Alisa Manning
Altshuler Lab, Broad Institute
11/6/14 Mendelian traits focusing on methods, modifiers and implications for complex traits
[ video ]
James Gusella,
Associate Member, Broad Institute
11/13/14 Sequencing and rare variant analysis
[ video ]
Ben Neale
Associated Researcher, Broad Institute
12/4/14 High-throughput sequencing and calling pipelines
[ video ]
Eric Banks
Group Leader, Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program, Broad Institute
12/11/14 Regulatory Genomics and Epigenomics of Complex Traits
[ video ]
Manolis Kellis
Associated Researcher, Broad Institute
1/8/15 Population Genetics
[ video ]
Stephen Schaffner
Computational Biologist, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute
1/8/15 Pharmacogenetics Christopher Newton-Cheh
Associate Member, Broad Institute
1/22/15 Annotating gene sequence variation
[ video ]
Shamil Sunyaev
Associate Member, Broad Institute
1/29/15 Structural variation
[ video ]
Bob Handsaker
Broad Institute, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research
Harvard Medical School, Department of Genetics
2/5/15 The Importance of phenotype definition
[ video ]
Jordan Smoller
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute
2/12/15 The microbiome
[ video ]
Ramnik Xavier
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
2/26/15 Analyzing Cancer Genetics
[ video ]
Gad Getz
Director, Cancer Genome Computational Analysis Group, Broad Institute
3/5/15 Pharmacogenetics Christopher Newton-Cheh
Associate Member, Broad Institute
2012-2013
9/6/12 Introduction to complex trait genetics
[ video ]
David Altshuler,
Director, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute
9/20/12 Genetics in Mendelian human disease
[ video ]
James Gusella,
Associate Member, Broad Institute
9/27/12 Statistical common sense and common pitfalls
[ video ]
Joel Hirschhorn
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
10/4/12 Genetic variation, LD, HapMap and beyond
[ video ]
Mark Daly
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
10/18/12 Data processing and analysis of genetic variation using next-generation sequencing
[ video ]
Mark DePristo
Manager, Medical and Population Genetics Analysis, Broad Institute
10/25/12 Phenotype definition (with tales from psychiatry)
[ video ]
Jordan Smoller
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute
11/01/12 Mouse Genetics
[ video ]
David Beier
Associate Member, Broad Institute
11/15/12 Genome wide association studies: QC, analysis and interpretation
[ video ]
Alisa Knodle Manning
Altshuler Lab, Broad Institute
12/13/12 Analytic Issues Associated with Rare Variant Testing
[ video ]
Ben Neale
Associated Researcher, Broad Institute
01/10/13 Genome structural variation
[ video ]
Steve McCarroll
Director, Stanley Center Genetics Program
01/17/13 Annotating gene sequence variation
[ video ]
Shamil Sunyaev
Associate Member, Broad Institute
2010-2011
9/16/10 Introduction to complex trait genetics
[ video ]
David Altshuler,
Director, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute
9/23/10 Genetics in Mendelian human disease
[ video ]
James Gusella,
Associate Member, Broad Institute
10/14/10 Primer on genetic variation, LD, HapMap and beyond
[ video ]
Mark Daly
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
10/21/10 Understanding and Interpreting GWAS Data
[ video ]
Paul de Bakker
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute
10/28/10 Phenotype Definition (with tales from psychiatry)
[ video ]
Jordan Smoller
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute
11/18/10 Genetics of Gene Expression
[ video ]
Barbara Stranger
Associate Member, Broad Institute

Chris Cotsapas
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute

12/2/10 Next Generation Resequencing
[ video ]
Mark DePristo
Manager, Medical and Population Genetics Analysis, Broad Institute
1/20/11 Mouse Genetics
[ video ]
David R. Beier
Associate Member, Broad Institute
 
2009-2010
9/17/09 Introduction to complex trait genetics
[ video ]
David Altshuler,
Director, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute
9/24/09 A primer on human genetic variation
[ video ]
Mark Daly,
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
10/1/09 Genetics in Mendelian human disease
[ video ]
James Gusella,
Associate Member, Broad Institute
1008/09 Analysis of genome-wide SNP datasets
[ video ]
Shaun Purcell,
Associate Member, Broad Institute
10/15/09 Gene-environment and gene-gene interactions
[video]
Peter Kraft,
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
10/29/09 Understanding and Interpreting GWAS Data
[ video ]
Paul de Bakker,
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute
11/5/09 The Genetic Basis of Gene Expression
[ video - Barbara Stranger ]
[ video - Chris Cotsapas ]
Barbara Stranger,
Associate Member, Broad Institute
Chris Cotsapas,
Research Affiliate, Broad Institute
11/12/09 Copy number variation in the human genome
[ video ]
Josh Korn,
Graduate Student, Broad Institute
11/19/09 The Human Haplotype Map and Beyond
[ video ]
Mark Daly
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
12/3/09 Population stratification in disease association studies
[ video ]

Alkes Price
Assistant Professor of
Statistical Genetics,
Harvard School of Public Health

12/10/09 Phenotype Definition (With Tales From Psychiatry)
[ video ]
Jordan Smoller
Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
Harvard Medical School
1/14/10 Natural Selection and Human Genetic Variation
[ video ]
Steve Schaffner
Computational Biologist,
Broad Institute
2/25/10 Mouse Genetics
[ video ]
David Beier
Professor, Department of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School