Aug 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PUBH 8445 - Genetic Epidemiology

(3) This course will serve as a basic introduction to genetic epidemiology and its application in research. Basic concepts of human genetics will be introduced, and the research methods used to study the genetic basis of disease will be presented. Research methods discussed will include family based studies such as twin studies and affected sib pair linkage analyses, and candidate gene methods such as case-control, cohort and transmission/disequilibrium test. Gene-environment and gene-gene interaction will also be discussed. The course will conclude with a discussion of ethical issues around genetic epidemiology, current research and future directions. PRE-REQUISITES: PUBH 7150 AND PUBH 7170, OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR. PREREQUISITE(S): SPRT 7321 ; and SPRT 7331  or permission of instructor.



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