27th Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG)

About

For more than two decades, the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) has introduced geneticists to modern methods of statistical analysis and statisticians to the challenges posed by modern genetic data. Bruce Weir serves as the Director of SISG. The goal of SISG is to strengthen the statistical and genetic proficiency and career preparation of scholars from all backgrounds, especially those from groups historically underrepresented in STEM such as racial and ethnic minority groups, low income, first generation college students, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ groups.

Funding support for scholarships

Thank you to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals for their generous support in funding scholarships for U.S. graduate students to attend SISG in 2022.

 

Sessions will be held in person July 10-28, 2023

  • Format: All courses will be held in person except Module 17: Forensic Genetics, which will be held online only.           
  • Module length:  Each module runs two and a half days
  • Course descriptions: 2023 course descriptions will be posted in January 2023.
  • Rates: Registration fees for 2023 will be published in February 2023.
  • Funding available: Scholarship information will be published in January 2023.

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Rates for 2022 

(2023 rates will be posted in February 2023)

Group Early-Bird Fee per Module (Through June 3) Regular Fee per Module (After June 3) Payment with UW Budget Number
Academic, Government, Non-Profit
$300
$400
~13% discount
Corporate, For-Profit Organizations
$450
$550
NA

SISG op-ed talks

2021 archives

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