PHG 518 / EPI 518
Computer Applications in Genetic Epidemiology
This course will provide an overview of genetic epidemiologic analyses and demonstrate the use of specialized software used for these analyses. In particular, analyses will include heritability estimation in segregation and linkage analyses in family-based studies, haplotype estimation and analysis in association studies with unrelated individuals, and power of genetic association studies. This course will incorporate examples from the literature, in-class demonstrating as well as computer lab exercises of analyses. Students will have the opportunity to perform analyses using data sets supplied by the instructor and will present their results in class.
Four credit option
Two credit option
Khoury MJ, Beaty TH, Cohen BH. Fundamentals of Genetic Epidemiology. Oxford University Press, Inc., 1993.
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