Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 on the Stanford Campus
Hosted by the Stanford Center for Computational, Evolutionary, and Human Genomics (CEHG)
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Participants may attend either the short course, or the programming workshop, or both.
|2014 Course at UCLA|
Hands-on Statistical Genetics Course
Monday, August 22 - Wednesday, August 24
The statistical genetics course will cover state-of-the-art statistical methods for detection of genetic loci influencing complex traits. Each day will include discussions of analysis theory and hands-on computer exercises, focusing on the Mendel statistical genetics package. We will stress interpretation of results and emphasize the practical aspects needed to give the best chances of success. The course is designed for people who are actively studying the genetics of complex traits. No prior experience with these methods is necessary.
Topics will include:
Thursday, August 25 - Friday, August 26
This workshop will introduce OpenMendel, the new open source Julia language version of the Mendel statistical genetics package. The workshop will cover methods for extending and customizing the Julia code. The workshop is designed for bioinformaticians and statisticians who are actively studying the genetics of complex traits. Participants should have prior programming experience.
Topics will include:
Course instructors for both the Statistical Genetics Course and the Programming Workshop are senior faculty in the Statistical Genetics Group at UCLA
Stanford University, Stanford CA
Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshments on each of the event days. Participants are invited to attend the welcome reception with bar service on the evening of August 22, 2016.
A limited number of double-occupancy rooms are available at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel at the subsidized rate of $120 per night. They will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
Programming Workshop Fees
The Programming Workshop is free to qualified applicants.
Hands-on Statistical Genetics Course Fees
|For students and postdocs from non-profit institutions:||$250|
|For staff and faculty from non-profit institutions:||$350|
|For individuals from for-profit institutions:||$700|
Diversity Fellowships are available: click here for information about applying for a diversity fellowship.
Registration closes on June 15, 2016.
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Enrollment is strictly limited to 40 participants. Applications will be reviewed by an admissions committee, and qualified applicants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.
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