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Introductory Course

External students from Austrian universities are also welcome to attend: for registration and details about time and place, 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.

Tentative course dates:

Dates: Sept 02 - Oct 08, 2019
Location: Institut für Populationsgenetik, Vetmeduni Vienna
Library/computer room, 4th floor of building HA

A more detailed schedule is available here

Schedule summary:

Week 1
Biology in a nutshell - Kirsten Senti
Sequencing technology - Christian Schlötterer
Statistical concepts - Andreas Futschik
Statistical practice in R - Sheng-Kai Hsu & tba
Probability - Claus Vogl

Week 2
Drosophila genetics - Kirsten Senti
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer
PopGen problems - Claus Vogl & Benjamin Wölfl

Week 3
Population genetics - Christian Schlötterer
PopGen problems - Claus Vogl & Benjamin Wölfl
Alignments, UNIX - Robert Kofler
Python & NGS analysis - Robert Kofler

Week 4
Python & NGS analysis - Robert Kofler
RNAseq - Ovidiu Paun
Phylogenetics - Ovidiu Paun
Introduction to the Coalescent - Joachim Hermisson
Neutrality Tests - Joachim Hermisson
Speciation / Hybrid zones / Clines - Christian Lexer

Week 5
Population Structure, Clines - Reinhard Bürger
Evolution of sex chromosomes - Barbara Wallner
Quantitative Genetics I - Marlies Dolezal

Week 6
Quantitative Genetics II - Kelly Swarts
Quantitative Genetics III - Magnus Nordborg & tba

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vetmed uni vienna
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Universität Wien