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Sequence and gene expression analysis

   
 

Population and statistical genetics

   
 

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Post-Genome Knowledge Discovery
(January – June 2002)

Sub-theme 2. Population and statistical genetics (Mar - Apr 2002)

 

Tutorial schedule · Workshop schedule

 

 Tutorial on population and statistical genetics (19 - 22 March 2002)

 

Tutorial schedule

 

Tuesday, 19 March 2002

 

Venue:  Auditorium
Laboratories for Information Technology (formerly KRDL)
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119613
 

9:00 - 9:30am Registration (1st day)
9:30 - 9:35am Welcome by Louis Chen, Director, Institute for Mathematical Sciences
9:35 - 10:35am Using mathematics in genetics: historical aspects
Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania, USA
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10:35 - 11:00am    -- Coffee Break --
11:00 - 12:00am Using mathematics in genetics: recent developments
Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania, USA
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12:00 - 2:00pm    -- Lunch Break --
2:00 - 3:00pm Modeling genetic variation using the coalescent
Magnus Nordborg, University of Southern California, USA
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3:00 - 3:30pm    -- Coffee Break --
3:30 - 4:30pm Basic concepts of quantitative trait genetics
Laura Almasy, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, USA
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Wednesday, 20 March 2002

 

Venue:  Auditorium
Laboratories for Information Technology (formerly KRDL)
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119613
 
9:00 - 9:30am Registration (2nd day)
9:30 - 10:30am Population structure and demographic history
Magnus Nordborg, University of Southern California, USA
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10:30 - 11:00am    -- Coffee Break --
11:00 - 12:00am Simulation under the standard coalescent; summary statistics; hypothesis testing; exact Bayesian inference
David Balding, University of London, UK
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12:00 - 2:00pm    -- Lunch Break --
2:00 - 3:00pm Quantitative trait linkage analysis and identity by descent 
Laura Almasy, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, USA
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3:00 - 3:30pm    -- Coffee Break --
3:30 - 4:30pm Mathematics and statistics in human genetics
Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania, USA
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Thursday, 21 March 2002

 

Venue:  Auditorium
Laboratories for Information Technology (formerly KRDL)
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119613
 

9:00 - 9:30am Registration (3rd day)
9:30 - 10:30am Linkage disequilibrium and the genealogy of chromosomes
Magnus Nordborg, University of Southern California, USA
Abstract...    Paper...
10:30 - 11:00am    -- Coffee Break --
11:00 - 12:00am Quantitative trait association analysis
Laura Almasy, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, USA
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12:00 - 2:00pm    -- Lunch Break --
2:00 - 3:00pm Simulation via accept/reject methods; approximate Bayesian inference
David Balding, University of London, UK
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3:00 - 3:30pm    -- Coffee Break --
3:30 - 4:30pm Linkage analysis and the TDT
Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania, USA
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Friday, 22 March 2002

 

Venue:  Auditorium
Laboratories for Information Technology (formerly KRDL)
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119613
 

9:00 - 9:30am Registration (4th day)
9:30 - 10:30am Methods based on importance sampling; introduction to Markov-Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC)
David Balding, University of London, UK
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10:30 - 11:00am    -- Coffee Break --                                                                      
11:00 - 12:00am Advanced topics: multivariate analysis and interaction effects
Laura Almasy, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, USA
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12:00 - 2:00pm    -- Lunch Break --
2:00 - 3:00pm Selection and molecular evolution
Magnus Nordborg, University of Southern California, USA
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3:00 - 3:30pm    -- Coffee Break --
3:30 - 4:30pm More advanced MCMC methods; convergence diagnostics; Metropolis-coupled MCMC. Description and illustration of the BATWING software
David Balding, University of London, UK
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