BIOL 5081 3.0 - INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS

Course Director
Dr.  Joel  Shore
Lumbers 204
Telephone: 416-736-2100 ext.  33492
e-mail:  shore@yorku.ca

Date and Time:  Mondays:   11:30 - 2:30
Location:  211  McLaughlin College
Course Session: FALL 2017 - Start date:  September 11,  2017
Course ID.:  K76G01

 COURSE SYLLABUS:  T.B.A.


Course
Description:

This course examines common statistical methods used in biology. Data science and statistical workflows are developed. Descriptive statistics, generalized linear models, regression, nonparametric tests, bootstrapping, randomization tests, tree-based analysis, multivariate statistics, and time-series analysis are considered.  The R programming and software environment will be used for data analysis.

Prerequisite: BIOL 2060, previously numbered BIOL 3090 or an undergraduate course in Statistics. Students who have not taken a statistics course within the last three years are required to audit BIOL 2060 lectures.