Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

BIOS 338 901 (CRN: 24379)

BIO DATA ANALYSIS

Long Title: ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION OF BIOLOGICAL DATA
Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Fricke, Evan C.
Meeting: 3:10PM - 4:30PM TR FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: EBIO 213 OR BIOS 213 OR BIOC 211 OR BIOS 211 OR BIOC 212 OR BIOS 212
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 12
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 25
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 20
Enrollment data as of: 7-DEC-2021 9:09AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
6-MAY-2021  
2:00PM - 5:00PM R TBA TBA
 
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. Cross-list: BIOS 538. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOS 338 if student has credit for BIOS 538.