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Module 1: PCA

learning-objectives.png     Learning Objectives

  • 1.1 Understand motivation, intuition, and methods of using PCA
  • 1.2 Learn how to determine ancestry and correct population stratification in GWAS
  • 1.3 Understand matrix algebra as well as vocabulary used in PCA
  • 1.4 How to clean data before running it, how to run PCA with PLINK, and describe output files

lecture-video.png  Lecture Videos and Learning Checks

Below is an overview of this module. Using the “Next” button below, please watch the required videos and complete the corresponding learning checks to self-assess your comprehension of the key concepts covered. You may also download the videos directly by clicking on the titles. After you have completed the videos and learning checks, please complete the corresponding assignment.