Genome-wide Association Studies, fall 2013
Department of Maths & Stats, University of Helsinki
Lectures and practicals 3.12 and 10.12 by Matti Pirinen (matti.pirinen'at'helsinki.fi).
This course gives a short overview of the current state of genome-wide association studies.
Lectures & practicals 3.12.
Lectures & practicals 10.12.
- Gibson. (2012) Rare and common variants: twenty arguments. (PDF)
- Lawlor et al. (2008) Mendelian randomization: Using genes as instruments for making causal inferences in epidemiology. (PDF)
Exam is based on the lectures, practicals and the above given articles. The extra material below is NOT required for the exam.
The questions for the exam are sent out on 12-Dec and are to be returned by 17-Dec. This course alone in worth 2 cr, but can also be taken as part of Biometry and bioinformatics III.
Extra material (not required for the exam)