25th Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG)

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 posted by modern genetic data. Bruce Weir serves as the Director of SISG.


Registration will close three business days prior to the start of a course.

Session Dates: July 13-31, 2020

2020 Modules  |  Register  | Subscribe to Mailing List

  • Design a program relevant to your interest by choosing from module offerings.

  • Most participants take a maximum of 3.

  • Each module is two-and-a-half days.

  • Participants receive a certificate of completion.

  • Module format for 2020 will include some or all of the following:

    • Pre-recorded lectures

    • Interactive live sessions

    • Online discussion

    • Downloadable data and software.

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, and differently abled and 2SLGBTQ groups.


Cost Savings for 2020

The online format reduces our expenses and we are pleased to pass those savings along to you via lower registration fees for SISG modules.
Group Early-Bird Fee per Module (Through June 22) Regular Fee per Module (After June 22) Payment with UW Budget Number
Academic, Government, Non-Profit
Regular: $575
Now: $300
Regular: $675
Now: $400
13% discount
Corporate, For-Profit Organizations
Regular: $675
Now: $450
Regular: $775
Now: $550

More about scholarships available and registration and fees

Participant Comments

  • "I made connections with people who are also interested in cutting-edge genetic approaches and who could be important resources and collaborators in the future."
  • "I valued the overview of different aspects of this field. It gave me a lot of ideas for what I could do in my own research."
  • "I am new to genetics, so this was an excellent blast of information for me to enhance my exposure. The instructors were informative, professional, approachable, and friendly!"