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Advanced Courses

  • Biostatistical Analysis of Genotype Data (organized within the EU-funded research project EULAT Eradicate GBC)
  • Statistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, and Study Designs in Biometry and Epidemiology (MSc in Medical Informatics, University of Heidelberg)
  • Biostatistics, Genetic Epidemiology and Advanced Statistical Methods (MSc in Medical Informatics organized by University of Heidelberg and University of Chile)
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics, Introduction to Bayesian Statistics and Genetic Epidemiology (MSc in Medical Biometry/Biostatistics, University of Heidelberg)
  • Epidemiology, Major in Cancer Biology organized by the Faculty of Biosciences, University of Heidelberg in collaboration with the German Cancer Research Center
  • Descriptive Exploratory and Confirmatory Statistical Analysis (Training in Clinical Research organized by the Bolivian National Health Fund)
  • Genetic Epidemiology and Introduction to Bayesian Statistics (MSc in Epidemiology, Medical Biometry/Biostatistics, University of Mainz)

Journal Club

The Statistical Genetics Journal Club aims at discussing relevant articles, software and databases in the field of statistical for molecular medicine.

The Journal Club meets on a regular basis every two weeks. If you wish to be notified of upcoming Journal Clubs, please email us at the following address: lorenzo@imbi.uni-heidelberg.de. If you are interested in details about former Journal Clubs, please contact directly the speaker.

Recent Topics:

  • Identification and validation of circulating µRNAs associated with gallbladder cancer risk in Europeans
    A. Blandino
  • Risk of Cancer after Cholecystectomy in Sweden
    E. Kharazmi
  • Genetic-genomic characterization of Chilean patients with gallbladder cancer
    V. Gárate
  • Genetically determined gene expression levels and survival of colorectal cancer patients
    H. Deutelmoser
  • UK Biobank data and data retrieval
    J. Lorenzo Bermejo, F. Boekstegers
  • Power calculations in Mendelian Randomization Studies
    J. Lorenzo Bermejo, C. Barahona Ponce, L. Zollner
  • Aspirin, gallbladder cancer and colorectal adenomas – Mendelian Randomization Studies D. Scherer
  • Introduction to the article:
    McGregor et al. "An evaluation of methods correcting for cell-type heterogeneity in DNA methylation studies"
    J. Brägelmann
  • Introduction to linkage analysis
    C. Fischer
  • Introduction to the article:
    Ghani et al. "Evidence of Recessive Alzheimer Disease Loci in a Caribbean Hispanic Data Set Genome-wide Survey of Runs of Homozygosity" 
    C. Fischer