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Population genetics and genome analysis

Short description of the working group:

This working group aims at advancing the development and application of biostatistical approaches to analyse (epi-) genetic data. To bring together researchers from different disciplines working with this kind of data, we organise the biennial workshop "Biometrical Aspects of Genome Analysis" in cooperation with the working group Human Genetics from the GMDS and the working group Genetic Epidemiology from the DGEpi. The aim of this workshop is two-fold. On the one hand, educational talks and tutorials are given to present state-of-the-art statistical methods/approaches and to demonstrate their practical application. On the other hand, participants can present their own research and discuss open questions related to their work.



Dr. Silke Szymczak

Institut für Medizinische Informatik und Statistik
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Brunswiker Str. 10
24105 Kiel

Tel: +49 (0)431 500 30720
Fax: +49 (0)431 500 30704
E-Mail: szymczak(at)

Deputy speaker:

Dr. Miriam Kesselmeier

AG Klinische Epidemiologie
Integriertes Forschungs- und Behandlungszentrum Sepsis und Sepsisfolgen
Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC)
Universitätsklinikum Jena
Salvador-Allende-Platz 27
07747 Jena

Tel: +49 (0)3641 9396627
Fax: +49 (0)3641 9366669
E-Mail: miriam.kesselmeier(at)

Upcoming events

Invited Session "Genetic Epidemiology - Think outside the box" on the joint conference of GMDS & CEN-IBS
Datum: 6-11 September 2020
Location: Berlin, Germany
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Annual Meeting of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES)
Date: 1-4 July 2020
Location: Seoul, South Korea
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European Mathematical Genetics Meeting (EMGM)
Date: 16-17 April 2020
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
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