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Linkage Courses

Jurg Ott jo7 at bonjour.cc.columbia.edu
Tue Jul 5 09:37:40 EST 1994

Jurg Ott, Columbia University, New York


Our next advanced linkage courses will be held on the following
dates (each is from Monday through Friday):

October 3-7, 1994   University of Zurich, Irchel Campus computer
                    center (held jointly with Prof. E. Kubli). 
                    Maximum number of participants: 14

January 9-13, 1995  Columbia University, New York, microcomputer
                    classroom of Hammer Health Sciences Center. 
                    This course is supported by the U.S. National
                    Center for Human Genome Research and can
                    admit only a limited number of participants
                    outside of a U.S. institution.
                    Maximum number of participants:  20

TOPICS include (the same in each of the two courses):  The
LINKAGE and other computer programs, theory and practice. 
Handling of inbreeding loops.  Age-dependent penetrance and age
at disease onset.  Sex-specific recombination fractions.  Models
of genetic heterogeneity.  Analysis of complex diseases.  Allelic
association (disequilibrium).  Nonparametric linkage analysis. 
Two-locus models of inheritance.  Computer simulation.

Participants must be familiar with IBM PCs or compatible micro-
computers.  Good experience with a linkage program and/or a good
background in statistical genetics and linkage analysis are
additional criteria for admission.

To obtain further information and an application form, contact:

Katherine Montague, Course coordinator
Columbia University, Unit 58
722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032
Tel. (212) 960-2507      Fax: (212) 568-2750
E-mail:  jurg.ott at columbia.edu

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