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#21 Linear mixed models, GWAS, and lme4qtl with Andrey Ziyatdinov

May 31, 2018

Linear mixed models are used to analyze GWAS data and detect QTLs. Andrey Ziyatdinov recently released an R package, lme4qtl, that can be used to formulate and fit these models. In this episode Andrey and I discuss linear mixed models, genome-wide association studies, and strengths and weaknesses of lme4qtl.

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Music: Eric Skiff — Come and Find Me (modified, licensed under CC BY 4.0).

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