Spring 2019 Course Information
Introduction to Marker Association Analysis and QTL Detection
||Iowa State University
||AN S 590A
||1 credit hours - $580 per credit
||February 11, 2019 - March 22, 2019
This course will introduce the basic concepts of using genetic markers to identify QTL and estimate marker-trait associations and to expose students to applications of these methodologies. Materials will cover the basics of linkage and linkage disequilibrium, alternate designs or population structures for QTL mapping, and statistical methods for QTL detection, including QTL interval mapping and genome-wide association analyses. Properties, advantages, disadvantages, and requirements of alternate designs and analysis strategies will be discussed.
Prerequisite: Marker-Assisted and Gene-Assisted Selection
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Students will receive course information and a welcome letter about 3 weeks prior to the start of class. Then approximately one week before the first day of class at Iowa State University, the ISU campus coordinators (Katie Mott
and Casey Smith
) will email course access instructions to students for courses taught by Iowa State.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.