GWAS, Quality Control and Family-based Analysis

Overview (Content and Syllabus etc): 
Participants will learn about quality control and quality assurance steps of genome-wide data, basic GWAS analysis, construction of genetic risk scores, estimation of genome-wide SNP heritability, an introduction to family-based association approaches and an overview of meta-analytic techniques.
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, February 22, 2016 - 08:30 to Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 16:00
City of Venue: 
South Africa
Country of Venue: 
South Africa
Trainers/Speakers : 
Matthew McQueen
Eligibility & Application Instructions: 
Basic Linux/Unix command line skills and basic R skils
Organisers/Organizing Body: 
UCT, CBIO
Sponsors/Funders: 
NIH