Apr 27, 2018  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG/PREVIOUS EDITION]

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STA 6178: Genetic Data Analysis


Credits: 3                    Grading Scheme: Letter

Prerequisite: STA 6327 .      

Biological and molecular basis. Likelihood ratio test, multinomial distribution and Bailey’s theorem. Linkage analysis of qualitative traits. Twin and sibling studies. Computing the kinship coefficient by the matrix method. Mapping quantitative trait loci by EM algorithm. Heritability. Breeding value prediction using flanking markers with variance component analysis. Linkage disequilibrium analysis for gene mapping. Forensic genetics using Bayes’ formula. Genetic counseling. Gene pattern matching and constructing evolutionary trees by cluster analysis.



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