UAB's 1st Annual NIGMS-Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics [travel founds for US Citizens/Permanent Residents]

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham's Section on Statistical Genetics is pleased to announce the 1st Annual NIGMS-funded Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics in Birmingham AL on July 18- 22, 2011.  Focusing on the analysis of complex traits characterized by quantitative variation, this five-day course will offer an interactive program to enhance researchers' ability to understand & use statistical genetic methods, as well as implement & interpret sophisticated genetic analyses.  Travel fellowships available, see
website for details! 110718 ApplicationForm_1stNIGMSStatGenCourse2011v003.pdf


Topics to include:


Intro (Genetics & Genomics; Biostatistics); GWAS


Design/Analysis/Interpretation; Structural Variation & Human Diseases; Epigenomics methods; Microarray Processing, Design & Inference; Rare Variants & Exome Sequencing; Pharmacogenetics/Pharmacogenomics; Next Gen Sequencing; Integrating different data domains; GWAS Pathway based approaches.

Software demos:


Intro R & Bioconductor; PLINK, PENNCNV, Epigenetic Analysis; RMANOVA, HDBSTAT, POWER ATLAS; Sequence & Pharmacogenetics data analyses; Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA) - and others!

For more details & registration please see  http://www.soph.uab.edu/ssg/nigmsstatgen/first.
Funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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