Dates announced for the 2016 International Workshop on Statistical Genetic Methods for Human Complex Traits

The 2016 International Workshop on Statistical Genetic Methods for Human Complex Traits (formerly the `Methodology of Twin and Family Studies Introductory Workshop’) will be held March 7 - March 11 2016 in Boulder Colorado.


For more information including programming and registration please see:

IBG and ICS to collaborate on landmark national study of adolescent brain development

IBG and the Institute of Cognitive Science have been selected as one of 20 sites nationwide to participate in the National Institute of Health's Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study.

Read more about this landmark study!

Richard Olson honored as a 2015 Professor of Distinction

Faculty Fellow Richard Olson was recently named a University of Colorado College of Arts and Sciences Professor of Distinction. A reception and lecture will be held on September 9th. For more information, please see the link below.

Jason Boardman featured for his work on the relationship between genetics and education

Faculty Fellow Jason Boardman was recently interviewed about his article on the genetics of educational outcomes. The researchers used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) to examine the relationship between genes and educational attainment. They found they were able to predict educational attainment within families based on a polygenic score, while controlling for environmental factors such as neighborhoods and parental education.

IBG Poster Day Friday August 21 3-5pm

We'd like to invite you to join us in celebrating the start of the academic year, and to welcome new graduate students, by participating in our Annual IBG Orientation and Poster Day Event. As in past years, this will be an opportunity for IBGers to get together for an afternoon of stimulating conversation and to introduce our newest members to the breadth of research conducted at IBG.