Detailed information about the course

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Title

GWAS and Beyond

Dates

26-27 March 2020

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

Prof. Sven Bergmann, UNIL
Prof. Olivier Delaneau, UNIL

Speakers

Prof. Sven Bergmann, UNIL
Prof. Olivier Delaneau, UNIL
Prof. Jacques Fellay, EPFL
Prof. Zoltán Kutalik, UNIL

Description

We will start with a quick introduction to Genome-wide association studies (GWAS), including data generation (genotyping/sequencing/imputation) and study design. After this we'd focus on more advanced topics, including fine-mapping of GWAS signals, Mendelian randomisation, GWAS with molecular traits, such as gene expression, epigenetics and metabolomics data, the mapping of association signal onto genes or pathways, and how association signal at different levels can be integrated.

Participants are expected to have some coding experience (preferably in R and bash) and basic knowledge in statistics.

The course will include both interactive presentations and hands-on sessions where real data will be analysed under our supervision.

Location

Eurotel Victoria, Les Diablerets

Information
Expenses
Fees:

Free for PhD students of StarOmics. Please note that a guarantee of 100 CHF will be asked to PhD students of StarOmics. This guarantee will be given back after the workshop.

All other participants: please contact us before to have the conditions

 

Reimbursement:

PhD students of StarOmics are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general pass) with the reimbursement form to:

Corinne Dentan
Centre Intégratif de Génomique
University of Lausanne
Le Génopode
1015 Lausanne

Registration

CUSO PhD students: through your MyCUSO account.

External participants (non-CUSO PhD students, post-docs, etc...): use the icon "registration" at top of page and the last gray box "non-CUSO student" ("personne hors myCUSO").

Places

20

Deadline for registration 29.02.2020
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