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Introductory Course

External students from Austrian universities are also welcome to attend: for registration and details, please send us an . International students: please inquire by and find out about registration, university paper work etc.

Prerequisites: We strongly recommend basic knowledge of programming skills.

Course dates:

Dates: Aug. 31 - Sept 30, 2021.
Location: online course

Institut für Populationsgenetik, Vetmeduni Vienna
Library/computer room, 4th floor of building HA

Campus map here

Schedule details: tentative schedule here

Schedule summary:

Week 1
Sequencing technology - Christian Schlötterer
Alignments, UNIX - Robert Kofler
Experimental evolution - Neda Barghi
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer
Python & NGS analysis - Robert Kofler

Week 2
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer
Statistical practice in R - Manolis Lirakis & tba
Python & NGS analysis - Robert Kofler
Statistical concepts - Andreas Futschik
Probability - Claus Vogl

Week 3
Probability - Claus Vogl
Statistical practice in R - Manolis Lirakis & tba
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer
PopGen problems - Claus Vogl & tba
RNAseq - Ovidiu Paun

Week 4
PopGen problems - Claus Vogl & tba
Evolution of sex chromosomes - Barbara Wallner
Phylogenetics - Rui Borges
Introduction to the Coalescent - Joachim Hermisson
Neutrality Tests - Joachim Hermisson

Week 5
Population Structure, Clines - Reinhard Bürger
Speciation  - Barbara Wallner
Quantitative Genetics I - Marlies Dolezal
Quantitative Genetics II - Magnus Nordborg & tba
Quantitative Genetics III - Kelly Swarts & tba

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Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Universität Wien