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CBIO hosting GWAS workshop, 22 - 24 Feb

11 Feb 2016 - 11:15

CBIO will be hosting Associate Prof Matthew McQueen, Director of the Public Health Program at the Dept of Integrative Physiology at Colorado University, Boulder, USA for a 3-day workshop on Genome Wide Association Studies, Quality Control & Family-based analysis. The workshop will cover quality control & quality assurance steps of genome-wide data, basic GWAS analysis, construction of genetic risk scores, estimation of genome-wide SNP heritability, family-based association approaches & meta-analytic techniques. Prof McQueen will be hosted by CBIO for 2 weeks; he will be available for interaction with other researchers.