Biomedical and Translational Informatics Laboratory

EDGE conference

January 31st – February 1st, 2013

 Welcome to the first edition of the Epistasis Discovery in Genetic Epidemiology (EDGE) conference!  Below you will find the current Agenda, the hotel information and a listing of local restaurants.

We are in Salon B! Go to the main building (where you checked in) and up to the second floor.

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Hotel Information

Local Resturants



Wednesday, January 30th

Arrival at the Marriott Key West Beachside Hotel (3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd)

Thursday, January 31st

7:00 am           Breakfast

8:00 am           30 Minute Presentations: (in no particular order)

Dr. Jason Moore

Dr. Chris Amos

Dr. Marylyn Ritchie

Ruowang Li – Ritchie Lab

Claire Reynolds – Selleck Lab

Ryan Urbanowicz – Moore Lab

Ting Hu – Moore Lab

12:00 pm        Lunch and Discussion

1:00 pm          Definition and refinement of questions for discussion

3:00 pm          Break

3:15 pm          Discussion

5:00 pm          Break

6:00 pm          Dinner Out

Friday, February 1st                                                                                 

7:00 am           Breakfast

8:00 am           Discussion of questions

10:00 am         Outline two papers to write in 2013

11:00 am         Discussion

12:00 pm        Lunch and Wrap up

1:00 pm          Free time

6:00 pm          Dinner out

Saturday, February 2nd


Hotel Information:

Marriott Key West Beachside Hotel

3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL

(305) 296-8100

** Please refer to the email that was sent previously for your confirmation number, If you cannot find this information, the front desk should be able to locate your reservation by name. **


Local Favorite Restaurants

Tavern and Town – Key West Marriott Beachside Resort –Key West’s premiere restaurant, delicious, imaginative dishes, perfect steaks and seafood.  Tapas specials on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Ambrosia Japanese Restaurant –1401 Simonton St. Outstanding sushi and innovative dishes served in their new home in the brand new Santa Maria Suites.  Lunch and Dinner daily.

Mangia Mangia – 900 Southard – Mouthwatering pasta made fresh every day.  Nestled in an old town neighborhood.

Michael’s – 532 Margaret –  famous for it’s steaks, but everything on the menu is wonderful.  The locals favorite steak house.

Square One – 1075 Duval in Duval Square – Fine Dining Elegant American

Alfonso  –700 Front St. – Beautiful harbor view, great steaks and seafood,Maine lobster.

La Trattoria/Virgilio’s  524 Duval– Northern Italian, another local favorite with a great nightclub, Virgilio’s Martini Bar – that has music, dancing.

Antonia’s 615 Duval St – Southern Italian Excellent homemade pasta and fine wines an excellent choice.

El Meson De Pepe’s  410 Wall Street- Real Cuban- Conch Cuisine with Latin Music Nightly located just offMallory Square

Grand Café 314 Duval St American Cuisine with Global Influences Fresh seafood and Steak

Commodores white table cloths fine dinning excellent, one second floor on boardwalk

Nine One Five 915 Duval St Tapas style dinning

CASUAL Dinning

Half Shell Raw Bar Lands endMarina end ofMargaret St, sandwiches, fresh seafood, on the water

BO’s Fish Wagon Carolyn andWilliam St small but very good and very casual

Conch Republic Seafood Restaurant 631 Green St Causal open air on the docks

Boathouse on the boardwalk under Commodores Restaurant, great happy hour and food.