Carnegie Mellon University

Data Analysis for Biological Sciences

Course Number: 03702

In this course, first-year Ph.D. students in the biological sciences will apply knowledge of statistics and programming in R to real biological problems and data analysis project. The course will be organized into four modules, each focusing on a different biological problem domain and type of data to be analyzed. Each of these modules will have a co-lecturer who is an expert in the problem domain and whose data the class will be examining. This course is appropriate for all incoming biological sciences Ph.D. students who want to apply their knowledge of statistics to their research design and gain a breadth of experience with problems in different domains in biology.

Academic Year: 2019-2020
Units: 6