Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Disease and the Exposome
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.epidemiology, exposome, chronic disease, epigenetics, transcriptomics, metabolomics
Dr Jelle Vlaanderen & Dr Roel Vermeulen
Scientific staff of IRAS (Utrecht University, Netherlands), Imperial College London (UK), International Agency for Research on Cancer (France) and others.
(PhD) students and (postdoctoral) researchers from epidemiology, biology, medicine, statistics, and related fields, non-academics interested in understanding molecular epidemiological studies.
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
The course consists of lectures, assignments, computer tutorials and case studies
• € 1000 - Course + course materials + lunch
Housing is not provided for this course.
Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.
Deadline for registration: 01 June 2017