Statistical Methods for Genetics & Genomics – Research Seminar and Journal Club


Course Number
CHL5228H
Series
5200 (Biostatistics)
Format
Seminar
Course Instructor(s)
, Shelley Bull, Andrew Paterson

Course Description

One hour Journal Club/Research Seminar session, held Fridays at 10am 2-3 times per month, September through April, with faculty participation. http://www.stage.utoronto.ca/home/smg

Each seminar session is followed by one hour small-group discussion for the registered students and participating trainees, with faculty discussion leaders. http://www.stage.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/CHL5228H_Sept2016_v1.pdf

Co-ordinated with the monthly International Speaker Seminar Series (ISSS) organized as part of the STAGE Training Program in Advanced Genetic  Epidemiology. STAGE guest speaker talks are held Friday at 12 noon.  http://www.stage.utoronto.ca/home/isss

Course Objectives

Goals and Objectives:

  • To obtain basic understanding of current developments in statistical genetic/genomic methods and current analytic issues in genetic epidemiology;
  • To become cognizant of sources of methodology literature for the design and analysis of investigations in statistical genetics, statistical genomics, and genetic epidemiology;
  • To develop critical evaluation skills for underlying theory and/or applications of current study designs and statistical analysis methods; and
  • To develop skills in communication and presentation in an inter-disciplinary setting.

General Requirements

Audience: Graduate students in Biostatistics, Epidemiology or Statistics

Prerequisites: Biostatistics/Statistics coursework at the graduate level.

Pre/Co-Requisite Courses