Dr. David Curtis
dcurtis at crc.ac.uk
Mon Jul 20 08:29:17 EST 1992
In article <9207021812.AA25691 at genbank.bio.net> OTT at NYSPI.bitnet (Jurg Ott) writes:
>Advanced Linkage Course Jurg Ott
>October 19-23, 1992 University of Zurich, Switzerland (Ir-
> chel Campus Computer Center, 12 IBM
> PS/2's), Proff. Eric Kubli (Zurich) and
> Jurg Ott (New York).
> Maximum number of participants is 12.
> Application deadline: August 25, 1992.
>TOPICS include: Theory of linkage programs. Practical exercises
>using the LINKAGE and other programs. Handling of inbreeding
>loops, age-dependent penetrance, and sex-specific recombination
>fractions. Problems of interference in multipoint mapping.
>Models of genetic heterogeneity. Calculation of genetic risks,
>also under allelic and nonallelic association. Linkage analysis
>with quantitative trait loci, biological covariates, and pseudo-
>autosomal loci. Computer simulation methods. Gene mapping in
>CEPH reference families.
>Participants must be familiar with IBM PCs or compatible micro-
>computers. Extensive 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 +1-212-960-2507 Fax +1-212-568-2750 E-mail: OTT at NYSPI.BITNET
Academic Department of Psychiatry, Janet: dcurtis at UK.AC.CRC
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