# Presentation on Statistical Genetics at Vancouver SAS User Group – Wednesday, May 28, 2014

May 26, 2014 Leave a comment

I am excited and delighted to be invited to present at the Vancouver SAS User Group‘s next meeting. I will provide an introduction to **statistical genetics**; specifically, I will

- define basic terminology in
**genetics** - explain the
**Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium**in detail - illustrate how
**Pearson’s chi-squared goodness-of-fit test**can be used in**PROC FREQ**in SAS to check the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium - illustrate how the
**Newton-Raphson algorithm**can be used for**maximum likelihood estimation**in**PROC IML**in SAS

You can register for this meeting here. The meeting’s coordinates are

9:00am – 3:00pm

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

BC Cancer Agency Research Centre

675 West 10th Avenue.

Vancouver, BC

If you will attend this meeting, please feel free to come up and say “Hello!”. I look forward to meeting you!

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