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BIOE 824 - Genetic Epidemiology: Methods and Applications


Cr Hrs: 3 (48-0)

This course provides the concepts and methods of genetic epidemiology that are relevant to studying the causes of complex human diseases and the impact of human genetic variation on disease prevention and treatment. The course includes methods of population- and family-based studies of genotype-phenotype associations; statistical techniques related to segregation analysis; linkage analysis and transmission disequilibrium test (TDT); approaches for assessing gene-gene and/or gene-environment interaction; and procedures for evaluating ethical, legal, and social issues, and public health implications of research and interventions. Emphasis is placed on distinguishing the appropriate applications, underlying assumptions, and reasonable interpretations of the methods presented.
Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture-based
Term offered: Spring

Instructor of Record, Spring: Khyobeni Mozhui



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