Topics for Spring 2010 Session

Website: OpenMx
Text: Methodology for Genetic Studies of Twins and Families by Neale & Cardon, 1992 revision PDF of Neale & Maes book.
Classic Mx Manual: Mx: Statistical Modeling by Neale, Boker, Xie & Maes, 2006 PDF of Mx manual.

Date Lecture Topic Presentation/Media Notes and Examples
Mar 24 & 31 Comorbidity Michael Neale Comorbidity Twin Analysis
Alternate Forms
Direction of Causation
Bivariate Binary
Random Multiformity
Three Disorders
Apr 21 Likelihood Models Michael Neale / Hermine Maes Likelihood Models
Apr 28 GxE interaction & rGE Marieke Wichers GxE Interaction Models
Corrected GxE Interaction Models
Reference Materials Helper Functions Genetic Epidemiology Helper Functions
Gen Epi Helper Functions
Path analysis
Matrix algebra
Introduction to Mx
Biometrical Genetics
Hermine Maes Path Analysis PPT
Matrix Algebra PPT
Mx input
Mx output
Intro to Mx PPT
Biometrical Genetics PPT