OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES

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The Section on Statistical Genetics (SSG) in the Biostatistics Department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham invites the scientific community to make use of our wide-ranging electronic resources including data analysis tools and educational videos. We also invite applicants for Post-doctoral Positions and for our Certificate Program in Statistical Genetics.


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LINKAGE & LINKAGE DISEQUILIBRIUM DATA ANALYSIS TOOLS
More than 80 user-friendly, cutting-edge computer programs to perform fast and efficient analyses. Details at www.ssg.uab.edu, "Linkage and Association Projects."
QTL ANALYSIS SOFTWARE
QTLBIM. -- An R Package for the Bayesian Interval Mapping of QTL. Details at http://www.ssg.uab.edu/qtlbim/
MICROARRAY DATA ANALYSIS TOOLS
HDBStat!—HDBStat!, designed for the statistical analysis of microarray data, takes non-normal data and small sample sizes into account and makes use of mixture models. Details at www.ssg.uab.edu/hdbstat.
Power Atlas—a web-based resource that helps investigators plan and design microarray and expression based experiments. This software estimates the power and sample size for a two group comparison based upon pilot data. Details at www.poweratlas.org.
EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS
Free streaming videos of many short courses, seminars, lectures and grant-writing workshops. For a list of available videos, see www.ssg.uab.edu, “Events on Video.”
POST-DOC POSITIONS & TRAINING
We are accepting applications for several anticipated post-docs funded through NIH T32 grant (T32HL072757-02). In addition, we are accepting applications for post-doc positions in Statistical Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, and/or Microarray Analysis. Chiefly designed for US citizens/permanent residents, these will be two-year appointments with flexible starting dates and competitive salaries commensurate with qualifications.
We also offer a Certificate in Statistical Genetics (CSG) which provides official recognition for graduate students who have completed specific requirements that demonstrate expertise in statistical genetics. Details at www.ssg.uab.edu/, "Opportunities."

UAB is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply