Home Basic Research Skills Seminars

Basic Research Skills Seminar (7 Mar 2017)


Basic Research Skills Seminar

Centre for Genomic Sciences

Analysis of Rare Variants

Mr Robert Porsch

7 March 2017 (Mon) 2:30 – 3:30 pm

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


Rare variants have long been suspected to play a major role in the etiology of a number of diseases. Within this workshop, we are going to give an overview about the analysis of rare variant association studies. We are going to cover data processing and management, quality control and a number of different statistical tests.

Other seminars in the series:


Beginner's Guide to R by Ms Yiming Li
15 Mar 2017 (Wed) 2:00-3:00pm

Analysis of Human Whole Exome Sequencing by Mr Jacob Hsu
29 Mar 2017 (Wed) 1:30-2:30pm

Cancer Genetics - The Case of Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Dr Daniel Ho
5 Apr 2017 (Wed) 4:00-5:00pm

Functional Annotation and Prioritization of Whole Exome and Whole Genome Sequencing Variants by Dr Mulin Li
19 Apr 2017 (Wed) 2:00-3:00pm

Analysis of ChIPseq Data by Ms Yiming Qin
17 May 2017 (Wed) 3:00-4:00pm

Pharmacogenetics by Dr Ching Lung Cheung
31 May 2017 (Wed) 3:00-4:00pm

Introduction to Python: The Multi-Purpose Programming Language by Mr Robert Porsch
14 Jun 2017 (Wed) 3:00-4:00pm


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