NORBIS course Jan 610 2020: Statistical methods in relatedness and pedigree analysis
Teachers: Magnus Dehli Vigeland and Thore Egeland
Practicalities
The course is arranged by NORBIS,
a Norwegian research school in bioinformatics, biostatistics and systems biology.
Information and registration, free of charge, is available. Regarding preparations, you can have a look at the
introductory talk
of the 2018 edition of the course. Note that for the 2020 edition we will use the pedsuite of R libraries available from
github. A laptop with R
installed is required.
Monday

0911 Introduction to pedigree genetics and R

1112 Exercises
1213 Lunch

1315 Likelihoods on pedigrees. HardyWeinberg equilibrium

1516:30 Exercises
Tuesday

0911 Relatedness I: IBD and coefficients of relatedness and R

1112 Exercises
1213 Lunch

1315 Relatedness II: Why some siblings are more equal than others

1516:30 Exercises
Wednesday

0911 Recombination and genetic linkage

1112 Exercises
1213 Lunch

1315 Linkage analysis in medical genetics

1516:30 Exercises
Thursday

0911 Inference of relatedness and pedigree reconstruction and R

1112 Exercises
1213 Lunch

1315 Forensics I: Paternity cases, complex identifcation cases

1516:30 Exercises
Friday

0911 Forensics II: Family reunions

1112 Exercises
1213 Lunch

1315 Case studies. Wrapup

1516:30 Exercises
Updated Nov 22 2020. You may send comments to
thore.egeland@gmail.com