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Introduction in Genome-Wide Data Analysis


July 6-10, 2020 in Amsterdam, Zuidas

This interdisciplinary summer course bridges knowledge gaps that participants from different backgrounds may have. Specifically, social scientists will get a short, formal introduction to genetics, while students from medicine and genetics will benefit from the formal treatment of statistical methods as well as the discussion of how investigating the genetics of social-scientific outcomes may lead to medically relevant insights.

Level

The summer course welcomes (research) master students, PhD students, post-docs, and professionals from various disciplines (e.g. behavioral genetics, economics, medicine, sociology, political sciences, and psychology) who are interested in learning state-of-the-art methods for genome-wide data analysis.

Programme information

For preliminary information about the programme, please find last year’s syllabus here.

Admission requirements

A formal background in statistics or econometrics is required from students (at the level of a first-year course, in a graduate school or PhD program, in economics, psychology, or epidemiology) but, no formal training in genetics will be assumed. The course is taught in English and will be accessible to students from both in- and outside the Netherlands.

Academic director Prof. Philipp Koellinger
Degree programme Certificate
Credits Participants who joined at least 80% of all sessions will receive a certificate of participation stating that the summer school is equivalent to a work load of 3 ECTS. Note that it is the student’s own responsibility to get these credits registered at their university.
Mode Short-term
Language English
Venue Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, Gustav Mahlerplein 117, 1082 MS Amsterdam
Capacity 30 participants
Application deadline June 15, 2020
Apply here Registration will open in December

 

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