Human Genetics: Linkage analysis and disease genetics
Short Course, 31 July - 4 August 2017
Organized by Profs. Liping Wei, Peking University, Beijing, and Jurg Ott, Rockefeller University, New York, a short course on Genetic Linkage and Association Analysis will be held at Peking University. Instructors will be Profs. Marcella Devoto (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA), Dawei Li (University of Vermont, Burlington USA), Yaning Yang (University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui), and Jurg Ott (Rockefeller University, New York USA). Supported by the School of Life Sciences at Peking University and an NSFC grant, project number 31470070 (JO). This course is restricted to members and affiliates of Peking University. Note that presentations by Yaning Yang will be given in Chinese.
Detailed information and application instructions may be obtained from Xiaoxu Yang (firstname.lastname@example.org, Peking U, Beijing). Updated 16 May 2017.
Monday 31 July 2017
Lecture: Introduction to Linkage and Association Analysis (J.
Lecture: SNP genotyping array and genome-wide association study
Tuesday 1 August 2017
Lecture: Imputing unobserved variants (M. Devoto)
Copy number variation and detection methods (D. Li)
Wednesday 2 August 2017
Lecture: Polygenic risk scores (M. Devoto)
Lecture: Meta-analysis in genetic association studies (D. Li)
Thursday 3 August 2017
Lecture: Quantitative trait analysis (J. Ott)
Lecture: An introduction to Principal Component Analysis (Y. Yang; in Chinese)
Friday 4 August 2017
Lecture: Correcting for biases of marginal association tests by PCA and LD Score Regression method (Y. Yang; in Chinese)
19 Lecture: Visualization of human genetic data by the stochastic neighbor embedding method (Y. Yang; in Chinese)