GWAS for Complex Diseases

Overview (Content and Syllabus etc): 
This workshop provides an overview on medical population genetics, PLINK and basic statistics and practicals in order to build a foundational knowledgebase for genome wide association testing. The workshop will consist of a series of theory lectures and a “hands on” practical lab session at the end.
Targeted Learning Outcomes: 

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Coordinator's email address: 
vnembaware@gmail.com
Coordinator's name: 
Victoria Nembaware
Event Theme/Subject Category: 
Genetics
Genomics
Host H3Africa Project/Organizations/H3Africa Working Group: 
H3ABioNet: A Sustainable African Bioinformatics Network for H3Africa
Type of Training/Opportunity: 
Workshop
Dates of Event: 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 08:30 to Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 16:00
City of Venue: 
Nigeria
Country of Venue: 
Nigeria
Trainers/Speakers : 
Segun Fatumo, Shaun Aron, Scott Hazelhurst, Victor Osamor
Eligibility & Application Instructions: 
Basic Linux/Unix command line skills and basic R skils
Organisers/Organizing Body: 
Covenant University Bioinformatics Research Unit
Sponsors/Funders: 
NIH