This course is designed to provide researchers in biomedical sciences with experience in the application of basic statistical analysis techniques to a variety of biological problems.
The course will combine lectures on statistics and practical exercises, during which the participants will learn how to work with the widely used "R" language and environment for statistical computing and graphics.
Topics covered during the course include: reminders about numerical and graphical summaries, and hypothesis testing; multiple testing, linear models, correlation and regression, and other topics. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions about the analysis of their own data.
This typical profile is a biologist needing to perform statistical analyses using R.
At the end of the course, the participants are expected to:
Registration fees for academics are 300 CHF and 1500 CHF for for-profit companies.
While participants are registered on a first come, first served basis, exceptions may be made to ensure diversity and equity, which may increase the time before your registration is confirmed.
Deadline for free-of-charge cancellation is set to 08/01/2024. Cancellation after this date will not be reimbursed. Please note that participation to SIB courses is subject to our general conditions.
You will be informed by email of your registration confirmation. Upon reception of the confirmation email, participants will be asked to confirm attendance by paying the fees within 5 days.
The course will take place at the University of Lausanne.
It will start at 9:00 and end around 17:00 every day.
Please note that a social apéritif will be organised on the first day after the course.
Precise information will be provided to the participants on due time.
Coordination: Valeria Di Cola
We will recommend 0.75 ECTS credits for this course (given a passed exam at the end of the course).
You are welcome to register to the SIB courses mailing list to be informed of all future courses and workshops, as well as all important deadlines using the form here.
Please note that participation in SIB courses is subject to our general conditions.
SIB abides by the ELIXIR Code of Conduct. Participants of SIB courses are also required to abide by the same code.
For more information, please contact email@example.com.