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340.733.81 PRINCPLES OF GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY 3

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Terri Beaty
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning and 140.621-622 or 140.651-652; 340.664

Description:

Brings together the principles of linkage, association and sequence analysis introduced in the first two terms and builds up the students’ skills in applying and interpreting methods for such studies. Introduces advanced analytical methods in genetic epidemiology and illustrates their application using current software tools. Adds depth to the students’ understanding by critiquing example papers from the recent literature, and students develop and design a research project incorporating these methods. Some material is offered as recorded lectures to free up class time for interactive discussion of analytical issues and examples from the literature.

Methods of Assessment:

Computer-based homework assignments and written critiques of relevant articles from the scientific literature.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Assessment of prior knowledge conducted by instructor

For consent, contact:

tbeaty@jhsph.edu