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.

Targeted Learning Outcomes


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
Mon, Apr 20 to Wed, Apr 22 2015
City of Venue
South Africa
Name of Venue, Institute
South Africa
Eligibility & Application Instructions
Basic Linux/Unix command line skills
Organisers/Organizing Body
H3ABioNet, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and CPGR