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Basic Research Skills Seminar (20 Feb 2017)


Basic Research Skills Seminar

Centre for Genomic Sciences

We are pleased to announce this new series of seminars aimed at equipping researchers who are doing genetics-related research with appropriate skills in statistics, computing, and bioinformatics.

Regression and correlation

Dr Timothy Mak

20 Feb 2017 (Mon) 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Seminar Room 2, G/F
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research
 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong


In this seminar, I will introduce some basic theory and practice for doing regression and correlation analysis. Topics include the use of dummy variables, interactions, significance testing, assessment of model fit, logistic regression, and generalized linear models. The application of regression analysis in Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) will also be discussed.

Other seminars in the series:

Analysis of Rare Variants Association by Mr Robert Porsch
7 Mar 2017 (Tue) 2:30-3:30pm


For enquiries, please call 2831-5096 or write to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it