Topic outline

  • Advanced Statistics: Statistical Modeling

    20-23 August 2018

    University of Lausanne

    This page is addressed to registered participants. To access course description and application form, please click here.

    For any assistance, please contact training@sib.swiss.

  • Schedule

    The cours will run every day from 9:00 to 17:00 with two coffee breaks and a lunch.


    Monday 20 August:

    • Advanced linear models
    • Non-linear models

    Tuesday 21 August:

    • Generalized linear models

    Wednesday 22 August:

    • Linear mixed models
    • Longitudinal data analysis

    Thursday 23 August:

    • Longitudinal data analysis
    • Generalized additive models



    • Software installation prior to the course

      You are required to bring your own laptop with at least 4 Gb of RAM, a working Wifi connection and the "R" and "RStudio" software installed.

      Please also install from the CRAN repository (if not yet done), the following packages: lme4, nlme, mgcv, and gam.

      • Material

        The course material will be available to download before or during the course.