GWAS of Educational Attainment - Phase 3: Main results

Abstract

Genetic factors are estimated to account for at least 20% of the variation across individuals for educational attainment (Rietveld et al., 2013). The results of the latest GWAS for educational attainment identified 74... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Aysu Okbay (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  2. Robbee Wedow (University of Colorado - Boulder)
  3. Edward Kong (Harvard University, NBER)
  4. Patrick Turley (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)
  5. James Lee (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities)
  6. Meghan Zacher (Harvard University)
  7. Kevin Thom (New York University)
  8. Anh Tuan Nguyen Viet (University of Southern California)
  9. Omeed Maghzian (Harvard University, NBER)
  10. Richard Karlsson Linnér (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  11. Matthew Robinson (The University of Queensland)
  12. Social Science Genetic Association Consortium (NA)
  13. Peter Visscher (The University of Queensland)
  14. Daniel Benjamin (University of Southern California)
  15. David Cesarini (New York University)

Topic Areas

Gene Finding Strategies , Statistical Methods , Developmental Disorders (e.g. ADHD) , Cognition: Education, Intelligence, Memory, Attention

Session

1C-OS » Educational Attainment (10:30 - Thursday, 29th June, Forum)

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