Here is the course announcement,
Prerequisites: STAT512-513 or equiv., STAT/BIOST550, and knowledge of Markov chains and Poisson processes.
There will be no homework for this class.
There will be some sort of project and/or presentation by each student.
Students are encouraged to try some of the genetic analysis software available in Statistics and/or avaiable in Biostatistics . (Downloading the software is strongly discouraged: installed versions of most things are available in Stat and/or Biostat.)
Here is a tentative schedule -- still needs a lot of editing.
List of useful papers
People who have suggested/decided on presentation topics.