Events

Biostatistics short course: Incorporating Functional Data into Statistical Models

In this short course, Todd Ogden, PhD, Columbia University, will discuss incorporating functional data into statistical models. Functional data is all around us. Vast quantities of data are routinely gathered from accelerometers and other wearable devices, smartphones, imaging modalities, and many other sources. The term “functional data” refers to any data that can be thought […]

Bulk RNA-seq with R/Bioconductor

This single-session workshop will provide biologists with practical statistical analysis skills to perform rigorous analysis of high-throughput genomic data, specifically in the context of bulk RNA-seq analyses. This workshop focuses on differential analysis; data collection, experimental design, read mapping, and count computation will NOT be covered deeply.  Participants will learn how to: Work with genomic […]

Basics of Python

Python is a powerful open-source programming language. In this 3 hour, hands-on workshop, we will teach basic concepts and bioinformatics applications in Python. We will learn the Python syntax, data […]

R Basics

R Basics: R is a simple programming environment that enables the effective handling of data, while providing excellent graphical support. RStudio is a tool that provides a user-friendly environment for […]

R Intermediate

Intermediate R: This workshop will build on the content of the Introduction to R online resource, or R Basics and will provide practical exercises to practice your newly developed R skills. Hands-on exercises will review learned R syntax, including variables, functions and arguments as well as data structures in R and the basics of data inspection and […]