Medical Population Genetics and GWAS

Overview (Content and Syllabus etc): 
This workshop aims to introduce an interdisciplinary audience to the potential of GWAS and to key strategic considerations in designing and performing Genome-wide Association studies, as well as to bring all participants up to speed on the basic principles of human genetic variation, genotyping and disease scoring statistics.
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Coordinator's name: 
Victoria Nembaware
Coordinator's email address: 
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: 
Dates of Event: 
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 08:30 to Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 16:00
City of Venue: 
South Africa
Country of Venue: 
South Africa
Trainers/Speakers : 
Scott Hazelhurst, Noah Zaitlen, Bogdan Pasaniuc, Bjarni Vilhjalmsson, Shaun Aron
Eligibility & Application Instructions: 
Basic Linux/Unix command line skills
Organisers/Organizing Body: 
H3ABioNet, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and CPGR