Course Details


May 28 – June 1, 2012


790 Bay Street, Toronto, ON


This course will cover many current topics that arise in current GWA efforts through lecture-based seminars and practical exercises. At the end of the course, students will have familiarity with rare variant analysis, 1,000 Genomes imputation, parent-of-origin effects, Mendelian randomization, copy number variation (CNV), epigenetic measures, and GWA analysis of repeated measures data.


Dr. Lyle Palmer, Dr. Suzanne Leal, Dr. Bryan Howie, Dr. Andrew Morris, Dr. Nuala Sheehan, Dr. Dexter Hadley, Dr. Jo Knight, Dr. Heather Cordell, Dr. M. Daniele Fallin, Dr. Kelly Benke, Dr. Tom Hudson


Students should have basic knowledge of genetics and statistics. Familiarity with R and LINUX is also required.

Course Fees:

Students: $650 + HST

Non-students: $750 + HST

**Note: Course fees include dinner with the Course Lecturers at the University of Toronto Faculty Club on Wednesday, May 30.  Course fees do not include hotel accommodation.

A group hotel rate has been arranged at The Sutton Hotel (955 Bay Street). After you have registered, you will receive an email from the course coordinator with the group rate code.


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On-line registration is open until May 1st
**Note: Course enrolment is limited to 30 participants.