Dr. Christopher Lortie
Telephone: 416-736-2100 ext. 20588
Dr. Roberto Quinlan
Telephone: 416-736-2100 ext. 40076
Date and Time: Thursdays: 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: LSB 101
Course Session: FALL 2018 - Start date: September 6, 2018.
Course ID.: F62E01
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.