Advanced Methods for Statistical Genetics and Genomics
Master or PhD level statistical theory classes equivalent to the 140.646-649 series or higher. Similar level statistical theory classes in other department with a quantitative focus are acceptable, but require instructor approval.
- use advanced methods for data analysis with an in depth understanding of strength and weakness of different methods
- identify gaps in current literature and conduct PhD level research to develop new methods
- 50% Two homework assignments
- 50% Group presentations of papers of students’ choice
There are no required textbooks. A compiled list of recent publications will be made through CoursePlus (https://courseplus.jhsph.edu/core/index.cfm/go/home/). Students can access the web supplement for this course through the CoursePlus system (https://courseplus.jhsph.edu/core/index.cfm/go/home/). You must create an eLearning account to access this CoursePlus website. The “online library” of the course website contains printable handouts for each lecture. Course schedules, announcements, relevant links, and other organizational information are posted regularly on the course website. Lecture handouts will be available via CoursePlus https://courseplus.jhsph.edu/core/index.cfm/go/home/).