2017 Population Genetics Introductory Course

The introductory course program for PhD students is now defined. External students from Austrian universities are also welcome to attend: for registration and details about time and place, please send us an email. International students: please inquire by email, too.

Dates: Sept 7 - Oct 10, 2017
Location: Institut für Populationsgenetik, Vetmeduni Vienna
Library/computer room, 4th floor of building HA

detailed schedule here

Schedule summary:

Week 1
Probability - Claus Vogl
Biology for dummies - Kirsten Senti

Week 2
Statistical concepts - Andreas Futschik
Statistical practice in R - Daniel Gomez-Sanchez & Thomas Taus
Drosophila genetics - Kirsten Senti

Week 3
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer

Week 4
Sequencing technology - Christian Schlötterer
PopGen problems - Claus Vogl
Alignments, UNIX - Robert Kofler
Python & NGS analysis - Robert Kofler
RNAseq - Ovidiu Paun

Week 5
Phylogenetics - Ovidiu Paun
Population Structure Theory - Reinhard Bürger
Introduction to the Coalescent - Joachim Hermisson
Neutrality Tests - Joachim Hermisson

Week 6
Population Structure - Magnus Nordborg & Ümit Seren
Quant. Genetics - Marlies Dolezal

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Vetmed Uni Vienna Partner: Vetmed Uni Vienna
Max F. Perutz Laboratories Partner: Max D. Perutz Laboratories
Gregor Mendel Institut Partner: Gregor Mendel Institute
Uniwien Partner: Uniwien