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Imputation and use in GWAS - Lecture 6 H3ABioNet 2018 GWAS Lecture series

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posted on 11.09.2018, 08:55 authored by Dhriti Sengupta

Imputation and its importance in GWAS

The sixth of a series of seven H3ABioNet online lectures for Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) will introduce the fundamentals of genotype imputation and its importance in GWAS. This lecture will cover the reference panels, file formats, algorithms and tools commonly used for imputation. It will discuss the assessment of the quality of imputation as well as the evaluation of reference panel and imputation methods. The lecture will also explain how imputation enhances the scope a GWAS and describe some of the additional analyses that become possible due to the use of imputed data.


Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U24HG006941. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.