Statistics in Biosciences

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 316–329 | Cite as

Interpreting Whole-Genome Marker Data

  • Bruce S. WeirEmail author


The challenges of whole-genome data, when genotypes are available from hundreds of thousands of genetic markers, are explored for four topics in statistical genetics: Hardy–Weinberg testing, estimating linkage disequilibrium from unphased genotypic data, association mapping and characterizing population structure.


Hardy–Weinberg Linkage disequilibrium Association mapping Population structure SNPs 



This work was supported in part by NIH Grant GM 07591.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiostatisticsUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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