Learning Activity: Bioinfomatics-Biostatistics Journal Club


Learning Activity: Bioinfomatics-Biostatistics Journal Club

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October 04, 2018 - 14:00 - 15:00
Team: Events, Training & News
Posted on September 14, 2018

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Learning Activity: Bioinfomatics-Biostatistics Journal Club

Team: Events, Training & News

October 04, 2018 - 14:00 - 15:00

Description


Bioinformatics-Biostatistics Journal Club (BBJC) is hosted by the Data Science platform at the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation. The BBJC aims to stimulate discussion of bioinformatical and statistical methods development and applications for complex health data in translation and personalized medicine. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join this monthly event. We are looking for faculty members and trainees to lead future discussions. 

For more information, contact Dr. Pingzhao Hu at pingzhao.hu@umanitoba.ca or Dr. Robert Balshaw at Robert.Balshaw@umanitoba.ca

Transcriptome Imputation Methods

October 4, 2018 • 2-3 pm
Klaus Wrogemann Seminar Room
341 Basic Medical Sciences

Discussion Lead

Dr. Michelle Xiao-Qing Liu, Assistant Professor 
Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Biochemistry and Medical Genetics 

Reading

Comparison of methods for transcriptome imputation through application to two common complex diseases. James Fryett, Jamie Inshaw, Andrew Morris and Heather Cordell, European Journal of Human Genetics (2018) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41431-018-0176-5 

Objectives 

Understanding the approaches for imputing transcriptome by integrating genotype data to investigate the potentially causal role of genes in complex traits.