University of Michigan Center for Statistical Genetics

Monday, May 18 - Friday, May 22, 2015

Next generation sequencing technologies are changing human genetic studies - enabling more complete assessment of genetic variation across increasingly large sample sets. This workshop will provide participants with theoretical and practical experience with a variety of sequence analysis tools, including the opportunity to meet and discuss with tool developers. A basic understanding of the UNIX operating system and command-line tools is required.

Workshop participants who register early will be given the option to analyze their own whole genome sequence data.


Topics include:

  • Design of Human Genetic Studies
  • Variant Calling and Filtering for SNPs and Indels
  • Estimates of Genetic Ancestry
  • Sequence Mapping and Assembly
  • Analysis of Structural Variation
  • Genetic Association Analyses



Gonçalo Abecasis - University of Michigan Erik Garrison - Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Hyun Min Kang - University of Michigan Clement Ma - University of Michigan
Alistair Ward - University of Utah Mary Kate Wing - University of Michigan
Xiaowei Zhan - UT Southwestern Medical Center Sebastian Zöllner - University of Michigan


 Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis, so early registration is recommended.

(780) 370-0215