A.L. Rae Centre Workshop on Genomic Prediction and Genome-Wide Association Studies

November 9-13, 2015

Coachman Hotel, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Course Instructors:

  • Dorian Garrick
  • Rohan Fernando

Topics Covered:

  • Statistical, quantitative genetic, and computational aspects of genomic prediction.
  • Genome-wide association studies using genomic prediction methods
  • Julia scripts for genomic prediction and GWAS


  • Graduate-level course in quantitative genetics.
  • Graduate-level course in statistics.
  • Basic understanding of concepts in QTL mapping, linkage, linkage disequilibrium and computer programming.