Topic outline

  • First Steps with R in Life Sciences

    Lausanne, 6-7 Nov 2018

    University of Lausanne, Genopode building, room 2020

    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

    Day 1 (9h-17h30):

    • Formatting your data
    • What is R ? Advantages and drawbacks
    • Getting familiar with R and RStudio environments
    • Getting started with R syntax and objetcs
    • Importing and exporting data with R

    Day 2 (9h-17h30):

    • Building graphics with base R (and ggplot2 package if time allows)
    • Practicing statistics hypothesis testing and simple linear regression in R

    Examples and exercises are integrated in the chapters.

    • Material

      Slides and datasets will be put online before the course. Solutions to execises will be put online after the course.