Association Studies & Linkage Disequilibrium

   Lesson 1: Review of Linkage and Association
   Lesson 2: Causes of Association
   Lesson 3: Testing for Association

This course covers the concepts of association and linkage disequilibrium. After completing it, you will have a basic understanding of:

  • What is allelic association
  • The causes of allelic association
  • How to test for association

Instructions to Users
Links to supplemental clinical information are included in some lessons and are indicated by the underlined words. Words appearing in bold are keywords you may enter in the Search field. Use the arrow buttons on each lesson page to scroll for additional text.

Developed by the Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center and maintained by the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, University of Miami, with support from National Human Genome Research Institute (HG00026), and the Bureau of Health Professions in the Department of Health and Human Services (1D49HP100000)