Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics

Sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation and Co-sponsored with the JPB Foundation

Aug 8- 20, 2021 


The two-week Summer Institute in Social Science Genomics introduces graduate students and beginning faculty in economics, sociology, psychology, statistics, genetics, and other disciplines to the methods of social-science genomics—the analysis of genomic data in social science research. The program will include interpretation and estimation of twin and family studies; the biology of genetics, gene expression, and epigenetics; design and analysis of genetic-association studies; analysis of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions; genetic estimation and use of polygenic scores; environmental pathways for genetic associations; ethical issues in social-science genomics; as well as applications of genomic data in the social sciences.

Application Deadline: April 9, 2021


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