Dear colleagues,


There are some scholarships available for Transmitting Science course "From 
Phenotype to Genotype: The Genetic Basis of Shape"




Application: http://www.transmittingscience.org/funding/scholarships/




Deadline for applications: Oct 31st, 2017.




Instructors: Dr. Neus Martínez-Abadías (Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain) 
and Dr. Nicolas Navarro (École Pratique des Hautes Études, France).




Dates: Jan 23-26, Barcelona (Spain).


Site:  Premises of Sabadell of the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel 
Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain).






Course Webpage: 
http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/genetics-and-genomics/phenotype-genotype-genetic-basis-shape/




Program:




Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018.

Overview of Quantitative Genetics.

Resemblance between relatives.

Fishers variance decomposition: Phenotypic, genetic and environmental variation.

Methods to estimate heritability: From correlation to REML.

Practical.

Heritability of simple univariate shape traits.

Programs: SOLAR, VCE, Wombat.

 

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018.

Quantitative genetics of shape on a multivariate framework.

Geometric Morphometrics analysis of shape.

Mixed Models for estimating heritability.

G and P: Genetic and phenotypic variance-covariance matrices.

Practical.

Estimation and comparison between G and P components of shape.

Programs: VCE, Wombat, MorphoJ.

 

Thursday, January 25th, 2018.

Shape and selection.

Response to selection.

Estimation of natural selection.

Practical.

Estimation of hypothetical response to selection: Breeder's equation.

Multiple regression of fitness on shape.

Programs: MorphoJ.

 

Friday, January 26th, 2018.

QTL mapping of multivariate traits.

Crosses for QTL mapping.

Recombination model.

Interval mapping and Haley-Knott regression.

Practical.

Compute genotype probabilities.

Multivariate regression of shape on genotype probabilities.

 

Programs: MorphoJ, R / qtl.

 

Best wishes


Sole 


Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno
Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP)

Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona). Spain

www.icp.cat
  
 

-- 
MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http://www.morphometrics.org
--- 
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups 
"MORPHMET" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email 
to morphmet+unsubscr...@morphometrics.org.

Reply via email to