22nd Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics

Module 4: Regression and Analysis of Variance

Week 1, Session 2, Wednesday 1:30 PM - Friday 5:00 PM: Wed Jul 12 to Fri Jul 14

This module assumes the material in Module 1: Probability and Statistical Inference and will cover the basic commands in R.

It is designed as a foundation for the quantitative genetics and QTL modules as well as for the association mapping modules. This module focuses on linear regression and analysis of variance and includes an introduction to logistic regression. It includes both lectures and interactive data analysis using R. Specific topics discussed are: simple linear regression; multiple linear regression; residual analysis; transformations; one-way ANOVA; two-way ANOVA; analysis of covariance; multiple comparisons; logistic regression.