Wednesday afternoon, 19 June 2019.
Prof. Dr. Henkjan Honing - University of Amsterdam, NL
Prof. Dr. Simon E. Fisher – MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL
Dr. Reyna L. Gordon – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, US
Dr. Bruno Gingras – University of Innsbruck, AU
Ca. 30 young researchers.
Participation in the Master Class is free.
Young researchers, PhD-students, and master students in the fields of music cognition, psychology, genetics and related fields.
Registration [N.B. Registration is now closed]
N.B. An invitation to the Master Class is not an invitation to the Colloquium (the latter is an expert meeting; See KNAW website).
Abstract submission [N.B. Abstract submission is now closed]
12:30 [REGISTRATION AND COFFEE]
12:50 Welcome (Honing/Fisher)
13:00 Henkjan Honing - Introduction to musicality
13:45 Bruno Gingras - Quantifying the musical phenotype: an overview
14:30 Student talk 1: Kirsty Hawkins: Dispositional, cognitive and attentional
characteristics, of gifted musical students
15:00 Simon Fisher - Genetic and genomic strategies for studying musicality
15:45 Student talk 2: Damian Liu: Musicality and genetics: phenotyping,
implicated genes, and comparison to genes involved in language
16:00 Reyna Gordon - Connecting musicality with other traits
16:45 Student talk 3: Celeste Figaroa: Exploring genetic relationships between
musicality and language, social abilities and behaviour
17:00 [CLOSING AND DRINKS]
Deciphering the biology of human musicality through state-of-the-art genomics
KNAW Master Class on Musicality and Genomics
19 June 2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands