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Susan Service service at STAT.BERKELEY.EDU
Fri Feb 28 18:08:14 EST 1997


***SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT***

The Genetics Program at UCSF will be sponsoring a genetic analysis class
to be held at the University of California, San Francisco the week of June
2-6 1997.  The program for the class, and the
fee schedule is presented below.  Also included in this mailing is an 
application form.  Please return the application form by email 
(service at ngl.ucsf.edu), FAX (415 476 7389, attn: Sue Service), or regular
mail (Sue Service, Box 0984-NGL, UCSF, San Francisco CA, 94143).

****Please note that the DEADLINE for application is MARCH 10 1997.  

Class size is limited to 30 students.

 
Advances in Genetic Association Studies.

Lodewijk Sandkuijl, M.D., Cornelia van Duijn, Ph.D., and Susan Service, M.A.

June 2-6, 1997

University of California at San Francisco, Medical Center at Parnassus Avenue

Program:
Monday:
- Genome screening, fine mapping and candidate genes: study design and target
  populations. Lecture.
- Simple analysis of association: chi-square and exact tests. Lecture, 
  exercises.
- Epidemiology and genetics: estimating the effect and population impact of
  genes. Lecture, exercises.

Tuesday:
- The HTG story. Introduction, exercises.
- General introduction into likelihoods methods. Lecture, exercises.
- Association analysis via loglinear models. Lecture, exercises.

Wednesday:
- Haplotypes: more power, more ambiguitiy. Lecture, exercises.
- The Melanoma case. Introduction, exercises.
- Selection of cases and controls; selection bias and stratification.
  Lecture, exercises.

Thursday:
- Use of parental controls; haplotype relative risk and transmission
  disequilibrium test. Lecture, exercises.
- Founders and fecundity, drift and diversity. Lecture, exercises,
  computer simulation.
- Power calculation for association studies. Lecture, exercises.

Friday:
- Shared segments: the ultimate target. Introduction.
- Ancestral worship: finding the most likely location. Lecture, 
  exercises.
- Exact and simulation based tests. Lecture, exercises.
- Comparison of various approaches. Discussion and evaluation.


FEE SCHEDULE:

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA STUDENTS		$100
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA POST-DOCS		$200
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA FACULTY		$400
OTHER UNIVERSITY AFFILIATIONS			$600
INDUSTRY/BIOTECH				$800

This fee covers all course materials, lunch each day, and
an evening social/mixer.


______________________________________________________________________
			      APPLICATION FORM
	           ADVANCES IN GENETIC ASSOCIATION STUDIES


NAME:

ADDRESS:




EMAIL:




PHONE:



(INDICATE ONE) I AM A:

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA STUDENT               $100

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA POST-DOC              $200

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA FACULTY               $400

OTHER UNIVERSITY AFFILIATION                   $600

INDUSTRY/BIOTECH                               $800


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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 10 1997!!!!
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Susan Service
Box 0984-NGL
UCSF
San Francisco CA 94143
phone: 415 476 7865
FAX:   415 476 7389
EMAIL: service at ngl.ucsf.edu





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