Universität Wien FIND

300217 PUE Exercises in Population Genetics (2016W)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine

This practical course is taking place with 5ESBO2 UE Population Genetics - Kofler R., Schlötterer C. (University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna)

Thursdays 13:30-16:00
Location :
-- VetMed: Computer room, Institut für Populationsgenetik, Building HA (4th floor), University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinärpl. 1, Vienna
-- Faculty of Mathematics: Computer room, Faculty of Mathematics, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz, Vienna

6. Oct.: VetMed
13. Oct.: Faculty of Mathematics (PC-room 7, 3rd floor)
20. Oct.: Faculty of Mathematics (PC-room 3, basement)
27. Oct.: Faculty of Mathematics (PC-room 3, basement)
3. Nov.: VetMed
10. Nov.: Faculty of Mathematics (PC-room 3, basement)
17. Nov.: VetMed
24. Nov.: VetMed
1. Dec.: VetMed
15. Dec.: VetMed
12. Jan.: Faculty of Mathematics (PC-room 3, basement)
19. Jan.: VetMed
26. Jan.: Faculty of Mathematics (PC-room 3, basement)


Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Content:
Introduction to R and R graphics (ggplot2), Wright Fisher simulations, Coalescent simulations, application of neutrality tests, basic handling of NGS data, simulations of quantitative traits

Pre-requisites: basic knowledge of R and of the UNIX command line

Goals:
Students are familiar with the R programming language and commonly used tools in population genetics (MS, PAML, alignment tools). The students are able to simulate neutral and selective processes in populations. They can apply widely used neutrality tests to genome scale data.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Prüfungsstoff

Literatur

Suggested reading:
Hedrick, Genetics of Populations, Jones and Bartlett
Crawley, Statistics: An Introduction Using R, Wiley
Barrett, Linux Pocket Guide: Essential Commands, Reilly
Paradis, R for beginners (available online from CRAN)

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

MES 1

Letzte Änderung: Fr 31.08.2018 08:56