24th 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.


Dates: July 8-26, 2019

  • Sign up for the Summer Institutes email list
  • The scholarship application for Statistical Genetics modules can be accessed via the left-hand menu. Please note SISG is the only institute offering scholarships for 2019.
  • Regisration is now open for SISG 2019. The general registration rate for is $775 per 2.5-day module ($675 before May 31). The academic/government/non-profit is $675 per module ($575 before May 31). Please note that these 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.