Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

EBIO 338 - BIO DATA ANALYSIS

Long Title: ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION OF BIOLOGICAL DATA
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): EBIO 213 OR BIOC 211 OR BIOC 212
Description: This course addresses how to analyze, visualize and draw conclusions from biological data. It introduces basic concepts in statistics interwoven with training in data analysis using the R computing environment. Students will learn to identify underlying data structures and wrangle data. Students will also learn to effectively convey results using statistical graphics. Topics include basic R programming, data exploration, statistical modeling, parameter estimation and interpretation, and model comparison. This class particularly focuses on biological data. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EBIO 538.