News:Introduction to genome-wide association studies (GWAS)
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carlopecoraro2 ★ 2.5k

Dear all,

We still have a few places left on the course "Introduction to genome-wide association studies (GWAS)"at the Free University (FU) Berlin (Germany) from the 2nd to the 6th of March.


  1. Dr. Filippo Biscarini (CNR, Italy)
  2. Dr. Oscar González-Recio (INIA, Spain)
  3. Dr. Christian Werner (University of Edinburgh, UK)


This course will introduce students, researchers and professionals to the steps needed to build an analysis pipeline for Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS). The course will describe all the necessary steps involved in a typical GWAS study, which will then be used to build a reusable and reproducible bioinformatics pipeline.


The course is aimed at students, researchers and professionals interested in learning the different steps involved in a GWAS study using them to build a structured pipeline for semi-automated and reproducibile GWAS analyses. It will include information useful for both beginners and more advanced users. We will start by introducing general concepts of GWAS and bioinformatics pipeline building, progressively describing all steps and putting there seamlessy together in a general workflow. Attendees should have a background in biology, specifically genetics; previous exposure to GWAS experiments would also be beneficial. There will be a mix of lectures and hands-on practical exercises using R, Linux command line and custom software. Some basic understanding of R programming and Unix will be advantageous. Attendees should also have some basic familiarity with genomic data such as those arising from NGS experiments.


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