Familial testing: Autosomal and X chromosomal markers
Date and venue: March 28 − April 1 2016, Rio de Janeiro
Main teachers: Thore Egeland NMBU , NIPH, Leonor Gusmão
and Nádia Pinto IPATIMUP
Leonor Gusmão, firstname.lastname@example.org
and Elizeu F. Carvalho
Updated: April 8 2016 (final version)
Purpose and audience:
The course introduces statistical methods in forensic genetics with applications to
relationship inference. The hands on exercises are based
on freely available software. The course is aimed both for case workers in forensic labs and scientists.
Preparations for the course: Participants should bring a laptop
with Familias 3, FamLinkX and R installed (see below).
Assistance for installation will be provided at the workshop, if needed. Note that installation is typically only possible if you are administrator on your laptop.
Details on the time schedule for the course including handouts are
available . Here's the participant list as
The below book is not required but contains useful material and is available
you should get a discount with the code ATR30.
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