News:Training in Statistical Analysis using R @NIH, February 5-7,2020
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Hands-on Training in Statistical Analysis using R

February 5-7,2020


National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Building 60, Room 162
Bethesda, MD 20892, USA


This Hands-on training will help participants to learn to perform basic statistical analysis using the R platform. First, participants will learn to use the R and RStudio software platforms. Then, with a short introduction to basic statistical concepts, participants will do hands-on exercises to perform basic statistical analysis using the R platform.


Data is everywhere. Every biologist has some kind of data. Data can be modelled, managed, transformed, analyzed, mined, explored and visualized using several different methods and tools. But, statistical methods are the most popular way to analyze data. And, R is the popular platform to perform statistical analysis.

Hands-on Skills/Tools Taught

  1. Introduction to R, RStudio

    • a. Data Types in R
    • b. Data import
    • c. Variables
    • d. Operators
    • e. Looping
    • f. Functions
    • g. Scripts
    • h. Basic plots
    1. Statistical analysis using R
    • a. Distributions
    • b. Measures of central tendency
    • c. Measures of variability
    • d. Correlation
    • e. Regression
    • f. Statistical inference


  • Cloud-based, high performance computing platform
  • Training provided by active NIH researchers
  • Cookbook style bound manual for all exercises
  • Continuing Education Credits

For more information and registration, please visit the following page: Information and Registration

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