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2017
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Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Disease and the Exposome

Organizing institution
Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (UU), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UU)
Course code
M1
Course fee
€ 1000
Level
Master level

This course introduces the concepts, principles, and use of molecular methods in epidemiologic research.

This course introduces the concepts, principles, and use of molecular methods in epidemiologic research. Topics that will be covered include: introduction into platforms (epigenetics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics), implementation of molecular markers in epidemiology, the role of molecular epidemiology in the analysis of the exposome, and practical examples of molecular epidemiological studies. In addition, the course will feature a specific module on the challenges of statistical analysis of molecular epidemiological studies consisting of lectures and practical work.

Tags: epidemiology, exposome, chronic disease, epigenetics, transcriptomics, metabolomics

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COURSE LEADER

Dr Jelle Vlaanderen & Dr Roel Vermeulen

LECTURERS

Scientific staff of IRAS (Utrecht University, Netherlands), Imperial College London (UK), International Agency for Research on Cancer (France) and others.

TARGET GROUP

(PhD) students and (postdoctoral) researchers from epidemiology, biology, medicine, statistics, and related fields, non-academics interested in understanding molecular epidemiological studies.

COURSE AIM

Master and PhD Level

The objective of the course is to provide the student with insight in the concepts, principles, and use of molecular methods in epidemiologic research

STUDY LOAD

The course consists of lectures, assignments, computer tutorials and case studies

FEE

• € 1000 - Course + course materials + lunch
• € 1200 - Course + course materials + lunch + housing

DISCOUNTS AND COMBINATIONS
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

MORE INFORMATION

dr Jelle Vlaanderen
j.j.vlaanderen@uu.nl
+31 30 2539494

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REGISTRATION

Deadline for registration: 01 June 2017