Professor Naomi Wray
University of Queensland, Australia

Naomi Wray is Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and an Australian National Health & Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellow. She directs the Program in Complex Trait Genomics at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Her research intersects quantitative genetics, statistical methodology and disorders of the brain.

She has played leading roles in analyses for International Psychiatric Genomics Consortia (PGC) working groups for major depression, schizophrenia and cross-disorders.  She co-leads the Ice Bucket Challenge Grant awarded by the Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia which established the sporadic ALS Australia Systems Genomics Consortium.

Talk title
"Future directions in ALS genomics"