Newcastle Short Course 11-15 June 2012

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Day 1-3:

Epigenetics as a mediator of environmental influences on disease risk (PDF, 1.31 MB)

Dr Caroline Relton

Epigenetics and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (PDF, 1.20 MB)

 Dr Caroline Relton

Epigenetics in life course and longitudinal cohort studies (PDF, 1.11 MB)

Dr Laura Barrett

The Epigenome (PDF, 1.76 MB)

 Dr Caroline Relton

Designing epigenetic epidemiology studies (PDF, 1.44 MB)

Dr Caroline Relton

Error, bias, problems and pitfalls in epigenetic epidemiology (PDF, 9.89 MB)

Dr Jonathan  Mill

Genetic epidemiology - principles relevant to epigenetics (PDF, 3.07 MB)

Dr Nic Timpson

Power and Sample Size - In epigenetic epidemiology studies (PDF, 1.80 MB)

Dr Kate Potter

Sample sources for epigenetic studies (PDF, 335 KB)

Caroline Relton

How to measure chromatin modifications (PDF, 1.81 MB)

Dr Jelena Mann

How to measure DNA methylation (PDF, 712 KB)

Dr Alix Groom

How to measure miRNA expression (PDF, 1.22 MB)

Dr Matt Barter

Assay Designs and Protocols: Illumina 450k array (PDF, 710 KB)

Dr Hannah Elliott

Illumina VeraCode (PDF, 1.04 MB)

Dr Alix Groom

Next Generation Sequencing-based approaches (PDF, 1.36 MB)

Dr Jonathan Coxhead

Pyrosequencing (PDF, 1.95 MB)

Dr Alix Groom

Assay Designs and Protocols: Sequenom and EpiTYPER (PDF, 1.19 MB)

Dr Hannah Elliott

The importance of genetic architecture (PDF, 1.94 MB)

Dr Hannah Elliott

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Day 4-5:

Bioinformatics Tools for Epigenetics Studies (PDF, 885 KB)

Dr Simon Cockell

Genetic and epigenetic epidemiology: convergences and divergences (PDF, 837 KB)

Professor George Davey Smith

Functional characterisation (PDF, 1.71 MB)

Professor Dianne Ford

Mendelian randomisation (PDF, 2.57 MB)

Dr Nic Timpson

Can we edge closer to causal understanding using observational data? (PDF, 5.43 MB)

Professor George Davey Smith

Two step epigenetic Mendelian randomisation: a strategy for establishing the causal role of epigenetic processes in pathways to disease (PDF, 592 KB)

Professor George Davey Smith

Data Processing and Quality Control (QC) (PDF, 759 KB)

Dr Kate Potter

Statistics for epigenetic epidemiology (PDF, 1.06 MB)

Dr Kate Potter

Validation and Replication (PDF, 902 KB)

Dr Hannah Elliott

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