Introduction to Biostatistics and GWAS

Overview (Content and Syllabus etc): 
The "Introduction to Biostatistics for Genome Wide Association testing" workshop provides an introduction to the basic concepts in biostatistics required for genome wide association studies, e.g. data types, experimental design, statistical tests, probabilities, R, etc. During the second week, basic statistical concepts relevant to population genetics and genome wide association tests will be introduced to build foundational knowledge for genome wide association studies. The workshop will consist of a series of theory and lectures during the morning sessions and “hands on” practical lab sessions during the afternoon periods.
Targeted Learning Outcomes: 

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Coordinator's email address: 
vnembaware@gmail.com
Coordinator's name: 
Victoria Nembaware
Event Theme/Subject Category: 
Data handling
Host H3Africa Project/Organizations/H3Africa Working Group: 
H3ABioNet: A Sustainable African Bioinformatics Network for H3Africa
Type of Training/Opportunity: 
Workshop
Dates of Event: 
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 08:30 to Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 16:00
City of Venue: 
Tunisia
Country of Venue: 
Tunisia
Trainers/Speakers : 
Jean-Baka Domelevo Entfellner, Ahmed Rebai, Najla Kharrat, Amel Ghoulia, Kais Ghedira, Alia Benkahla, Mohamed Alibi
Eligibility & Application Instructions: 
Basic Linux/Unix command line skills and basic R skills
Organisers/Organizing Body: 
H3ABioNet, Institut Pasteur de Tunis
Sponsors/Funders: 
NIH