The European Society
of Human Genetics

Introduction to the statistical analysis of genome-wide association studies

Introduction to the statistical analysis of genome-wide association studies

Date:July 5-July 9, 2021
Venue: Online live/Distance Learning
Audience:Geneticists facing the need to analyse large-scale human genotyping data in relation to their effect on common human traits and diseases. Scientists aiming to undertake genome-wide association studies and their meta-analyses. Researchers willing to understand better the statistical approaches and analytical procedures for the genetic association studies.
Course Lectuers:

Prof Krista Fischer (Estonia), Prof Andrew Morris (UK), Prof Inga Prokopenko (UK), Prof Reedik Mägi (Estonia), Dr Marika Kaakinen (UK), Dr Ayse Demirkan (UK), Dr Anna Ulrich (UK)

Attendance Fee:(pound sterling) £500 academic /£700 non-academic rate covering the course registration fee for full-time 5-day teaching and access to the course materials/registration after the course.
Deadline for applications:11 June 2021. Deadline for late applications Monday 28 June 2021. Late applications will be considered with £200 increase in fees.

A limited number of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) -funded scholarships are available for young scientists in training from European countries. Preference will be given to ESHG members and researchers from countries which are disadvantaged economically, although scholarships are not limited to these groups. Scholarships will cover the full attendance fee only.
Deadline for applications for Fellowships: 11 January 2021.
Application Information
Applications and all accompanying documentation should be submitted to the Course Administrator using email: kr0024(at)

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Contact:Email: kr0024(at)

Dr. Inga Prokopenko
e-mail: i.prokopenko(at)