Statistical methods for analyzing rare variants in next generation sequencing association studies
Learning Areas:Biostatistics, economics
Environmental health sciences
Public health biology
Describe statistical methods for analyzing rare variant effects in next generation sequencing case-control, cohort family association studies. Discuss meta-analysis of multiple sequencing association studies. Compare different methods using simulation studies and illustrate them using data examples.
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