25th Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG)

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. Bruce Weir serves as the Director of SISG.


Tentative dates: July 13-31, 2020

  • Sign up for the Summer Institutes email list
  • An update on the 2020 module schedule and fees will be posted by January 1, 2020.
  • As reference, 2019 SISG registration rates were: General registration - $775 per 2.5-day module ($675 before June 10); Academic/government/non-profit registration - $675 per module ($575 before June 10). Please note that fees do not include meals. Participants are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and meals.

SISG participants may design a program relevant to their interests by choosing from among the many modules being offered (most participants take 3-6).  Each module is two-and-a-half days (all day Monday/Tuesday and Wednesday morning OR Wednesday afternoon and all day Thursday/Friday). 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.