General concept and statistical models for gene mapping , imputation of genotypes, reconstruction of haplotype phases, identity by descent, models and methods for population-based association mapping. Methods to control false discovery in association studies – multiple testing and population structure. Gene mapping methods include single-marker regression, mixed linear model, affected sib-pair, transmission disequilibrium test and methods that include pedigree information and population structure. Meta-analysis in GWAS. Polygenic prediction of phenotype.
Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.
To be eligible for the course applicants should have passed Quantitative Genetics, Biostatistics and General Molecular Biology or an equivalent course.
Exchange Students: nomination from your home university
Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency
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