Online Workshop

Quantitative and population genetics theory

Biometrical Model & Basic Statistics

This lecture introducts the biometrical model and other basic statistics. Read more

Introduction to Population Genetics

This lecture will intruduce the basic mathematics underlying population genetics. Read more

Whole-genome data (array, imputed, whole exome, and sequence)

Introduction to GWAS

These lectures will introduce genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Read more
Discuss this topic on the ISGW forum.

Association tests using whole-genome data (array, imputed, whole exome, and sequence)

Introduction to GWAS

These lectures will introduce genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Read more
Discuss this topic on the ISGW forum.

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)

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The Direct Symmetric Matrix Approach to Fitting Twin Models

A lecture describing the direct symmetric matrix approach to fitting twin models. Slides for this... Read more
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SEM Practicals

These are practical exercises related to structural equation modeling. An interactive tutorial is available to... Read more
SEM is a modeling technique often used in behavioral genetics

These pages are lectures, examples, practicals, and walk throughs designed to teach behavioral genetics methods. These materials can be used at any time to learn or teach these topics.

Modeling latent variables using whole genome data


Decomposing sources of variation using SEM on twin/family datasets


Programming (R, Unix, etc.)