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Held On: June 13 - 14, 2005

Location:  Inn Wisconsin Room (2nd floor of the Memorial Union)
Wisconsin Union
University of Wisconsin-Madison
800 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706

This meeting is held in conjunction with the 16th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research. 

Lodging Options:  Best Western InnTowner and The Highland Club
Dahlmann Campus Inn
Doubletree Hotel Madison


"Design and Analysis of Plant Microarray Experimentation", a Short Course funded by NSF, will be held in Madison, WI during June 13-14, 2005, in conjunction with the 16th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research.

This course is designed to help investigators studying the genetics of plant traits to better understand and use statistical genetics methods, and thereby further their ability to meet their scientific objectives. It is aimed at established investigators, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students.

The course is two full days in length, and offers a vigorous interactive educational program designed to enhance researcher's ability to implement and, importantly, interpret the results of sophisticated microarray analysis in plant research.

The cost of the short course is $100 and include the cost of the text book (provided) as instruction. This cost not include the cost of food, travel or lodging.

Registration will be limited to 50, so register early.

A limited number of travel scholarships are available, with preference given to students and post-doctoral fellows.

Women, members of underrepresented minority groups and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Schedule of Events:

**NOTE: You will need RealPlayer to view videos.

June 13, 2005 8:00 - 8:15 am Introduction
8:15 - 9:45 am Naomi Altman Intro to Statistics  
9:45 - 10:30 am Ann Loraine Survey of Arabidopsis (and plant) arrays  
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
10:45 - 12:15 pm Naomi Altman Designing the Experiment,including loops,replication and sample size. Biological replication  
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 - 2:15 pm Xiangqin Cui Image processing,analysis,QC and normalization -Two color Video is not available
2:15 - 2:45 pm Grier Page Image Processing - Affymetrix  
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 3:45 pm Xiangqin Cui Inferential Statistical Procedures - Linear Models  
3:45 - 4:15 pm David Allison Inferential Statistical Procedures - Affymetrix  
4:15 - 5:00 pm Grier Page FDR and Multiple testing  
5:30 - 5:45 pm All Q & A
June 14, 2005 8:00 - 8:15 am Introduction
8:15 - 9:15 am Dan Nettleton Cluster and Classification  
9:15 - 10:15 am Margartita Garcia Hernandez (TAIR) Bioinformatic tools and web sites and software  
10:15 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 11:15 am Brian Yandell Bayesian Methods  
11:15 - 12:00 pm Paul Pavlidis GO terms and Class level analysis  
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 pm Justin Borevitz Using expression arrays for genotyping  
2:00 - 2:45 pm Grier Page Co-expression analysis, promoter analysis  
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 3:45 pm Stephanie Monks QTL analysis of Expression  
3:45 - 5:15 pm David Finkelstein Data Analysis Walk-through  
5:15 - 5:30 pm All Questions and Wrap up  

External Faculty:

UAB Faculty:

Contact Information:

Logistics: Richard Sarver
Department of Biostatistics
Ryals Public Health Bldg 317
1665 University Blvd
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294-0022
Phone: (205) 975-9169/9170
Scientific: Grier Page, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics
Ryals Public Health Bldg 317D
1665 University Blvd
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294-0022
Phone: (205) 934-4930

Funded by: National Science Foundation


Section on Statistical Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham

NSF Disclaimer:
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. (NSF 0217651). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.