For more than two decades, the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) has introduced geneticists to modern methods of statistical analysis and statisticians to the challenges posted by modern genetic data.
Dates: July 10-28, 2017
SISG participants may design a program relevant to their interests by choosing from among the 20 modules being offered (most participants take two or three). Each module is two-and-a-half days and prerequisites are minimal. Individuals attending the institute receive certificates of course completion in recognition of their participation.
SISG is supported by the NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) under award number 5R25GM059733.
A limited number of registration-fee and travel scholarships are available for students and postdocs.
New for 2017
New modules, such as Cancer Genetic Counseling;& Interpretation have been added for 2017 while popular courses, such as Quantitative Genetics remain part of the program as well. Other new modules include: