BMI206: Statistical Methods


Reading List

These papers provide examples of the topics in the course from the recent literature. They will be discussed in class on Wednesdays. Papers marked (*) will form the basis of the final project.

Date Paper PMID Questions
Oct 27 * ebGSEA: an improved Gene Set Enrichment Analysis method for Epigenome-Wide-Association Studies PMID: 30715212 Discussion questions
Nov 3 * ATAC-Seq analysis reveals a widespread decrease of chromatin accessibility in age-related macular degeneration PMID: 29636475 Discussion questions
Nov 10 Empowering statistical methods for cellular and molecular biologists PMID: 31145670 Discussion questions
Nov 17 * Identification of critical connectors in the directed reaction-centric graphs of microbial metabolic networks PMID: 31195955 Discussion questions
Dec 1 The art of using t-SNE
The specious art of single-cell genomics
PMID: 31780648 Discussion questions