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Title

An Introduction to R

Dates

14, 15 & 24 September 2020

Organizer(s)

Pauline Fritsch, Dr., Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Organismal Biology of Neuchâtel (DP-Biol), UNINE

Speakers

Jan Wunder, Dr., Wunder Consulting Wald, CH

Tina Cornioley, Dr., ETH Zürich (Course assistant)

Description

The open source software R (http://www.r-project.org) has revolutionized the statistical data analysis for most bioscience disciplines.The required time to learn the R software is well invested, since the R environment covers an unmatched spectrum of statistical tools including an efficient programming language for automating time-consuming analysis routines. Due to its popularity, R is continuously updated and extended with the latest analysis tools that are available in the different research fields. The R environment is completely free and runs on all common operating systems.

 

This course provides an elementary-level introduction into the R environment covering the following topics:

(1) Object-oriented programming & command line interface
(2) Work environment & data import/export
(3) Data structures
(4) Data exploration
(5) Data visualisation
(6) Basic hypothesis testing
(7) R programming

 

The attendees will practice their newly learned skills using exercises on the computer. Participants could also bring their own data sets for a first exploratory round.

 

Please bring your laptop to the course with the last version of the R software (https://www.r-project.org/) and R Studio (rstudio.com) installed.

Program

Provisional Schedule:

9h00-12h00
13h30-17h00

 

MORE INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW

Location

University of Lausanne, Génopode, room 2016

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Information

The course is organized in collaboration with the CUSO doctoral programs in StarOmics (CUSO StarOmics), Microbiology (CUSO Microbiology) and the Doctoral Program in Organismal Biology of Neuchâtel (DP-Biol).

Expenses

Reimbursements:

Reimbursements for CUSO MPS Students: Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.
NO reimbursement for your meal expenses.



Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the MPS coordinator Zoia Debora at University of Lausanne, Department of Molecular Plant Biology, Biophore - quartier UNIL-Sorge, 1015 Lausanne.
For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO MPS coordinator Debora Zoia.

Registration

4 places available for CUSO MPS students.
Priority is given to MPS PhD Students until 16 August 2020.

Please Register Through the CUSO Microbial Sciences website.
Deadline for Registration: 30 August 2020

Places

16

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