BIOL 5081 3.0 - INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS

Term: Fall 2019
Course Director: Chris Lortie & Sapna Sharma
Day and Location: Wednesdays from 8:30 to 11:30 am in DB 2114
Course ID.:  A42B01
Course Outline:

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.  SPSS and 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.