Coursebooks

Statistical genetics

MATH-438

Lecturer(s) :

Goldstein Darlene

Language:

English

Summary

This course will cover the major topics in statistical genetics.

Content

Topics will include (as time permits):

Keywords

genetics, genetic epidemiology, pedigree analysis, gene mapping, pedigree analysis, HMM, linkage disequilibrium, GWAS

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

A previous statistics course would be useful.

Recommended courses

A previous statistics course would be useful.

Important concepts to start the course

A good understanding of likelihood would be useful, although we can cover this in the course if necessary.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures plus handwritten as well as computer exercises.

Expected student activities

Class and exercises attendance and participation as well as report writing. Some group work will also be assigned.

Assessment methods

Assignments based on group exercises and an individual report on a genetic study.

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Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

To be provided during the course.

In the programs

  • Mathematics - master program, 2019-2020, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Statistical genetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Applied Mathematics, 2019-2020, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Statistical genetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Applied Mathematics, 2019-2020, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Statistical genetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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9-10
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16-17
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19-20
20-21
21-22
Under construction
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German