2016 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 1 - Oct 5, 2016
Location: Institut für Populationsgenetik, Vetmeduni Vienna
Library/computer room, 4th floor of building HA

detailed schedule here

Schedule summary:

Week 1
Statistical concepts - Andreas Futschik
Statistical practice in R - Francois Mallard & Daniel Gomez-Sanchez

Week 2
Probability - Claus Vogl
Statistical practice in R - Francois Mallard & Daniel Gomez-Sanchez
Biology for dummies- Andrea Betancourt
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer
PopGen problems - Andrea Betancourt

Week 3
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer
PopGen problems - Andrea Betancourt
Sequencing technology - Christian Schlötterer

Week 4
Drosophila genetics - Kirsten Senti
Alignments - Carolin Kosiol
UNIX - Carolin Kosiol
Python & NGS analysis - Robert Kofler

Week 5
RNAseq - Ovidiu Paun
Phylogenetics - Carolin Kosiol
Introduction to the Coalescent - Dominik Schrempf & Thomas Taus
Neutrality Tests - Angela Hancock

Week 6
Quant. Genetics - Marlies Dolezal
Population Structure Theory - Reinhard Bürger
Population Structure - Magnus Nordborg

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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