Lecturer(s): Dr Jere Koskela
Prerequisite(s): ST115 Introduction to Probability, ST218 Mathematical Statistics A, ST219 Mathematical Statistics B
Important: If you have taken ST341 you cannot then take ST418.
Commitment: 3 hours of lectures per week. This module will run in Term 2.
Content: The module will introduce students to probabilistic models and statistical methods used in the analysis of genetic data.
Aims: Students will gain a basic understanding of the rapidly growing field of genome-wide association studies, and be exposed to practical applications of common statistical tests.
Objectives: By the end of the course students should be able to
Students will be given selected advanced material for further study and examination.
Assessment: 80% by a 2-hour exam. 20% by coursework. Coursework will consist of two written assignments worth 10% each.
Examination period: Summer
Deadlines: Assignment 1: week 7 of Term 2, Assignment 2: week 10 of Term 2.
Feedback: Feedback on both assignment 1 and 2 will be returned after 2 weeks, following submission.