Topic outline

  • First Steps with R in Life Sciences

    Lausanne, 28-29 January 2020

    University of Lausanne, Amphipole classroom 210

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

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  • 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
    • Practicing statistics hypothesis testing and simple linear regression in R

    Examples and exercises are integrated in the chapters.

  • Software install

    Technical A Wi-Fi enabled laptop with latest R and RStudio versions installed. There will be access to the eduroam and guest-unil networks.
  • Material


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