Statistical Genetics Journal Club

We meet on friday afternoon once a month to discuss current research topics in Statistical Genetics, throught the means of a Journal Club. Meeting time is Friday at 3:00 in HRP T116

Past Meetings
  1. January 27, 2012: A probabilistic disease-gene finder for personal genomes
  2. February 24, 2012: Detecting novel associations in large data sets.
  3. March 30, 2012: The mystery of missing heritability: Genetic interactions create phantom heritability
  4. May 4, 2012: Lasso approaches for GWAS
  5. June 8, 2012: Rare and common variants: twenty arguments
  6. October 19, 2012: Bayesian method to predict individual SNP genotypes from gene expression data and Propensity score-based nonparametric test revealing genetic variants underlying bipolar disorder
  7. December 7, 2012: Polygenic Modeling with Bayesian Sparse Linear Mixed Models and Integrated analysis of variants and pathways in genome-wide association studies using polygenic models of disease
  8. February 22, 2013: The predictive capacity of personal genome sequencing.
  9. March 22, 2013
  10. April 26, 2013: Projecting the performance of risk prediction based on polygenic analyses of genome-wide association studies
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