Topic outline

  • First steps in statistics for life sciences

    streamed from Basel, 9-10 September 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.

  • Technical

    Please ensure that the following software is installed on your machine PRIOR to the course:

    - latest python3 distribution, preferably bundled using conda
    - jupyter
    - the scipy library (NB: if you installed conda, then this library is already installed)
    • Schedule

      Wednesday 9:

          09:00 : beginning of the day - greetings

          Morning (10’ break around 10:30):

      • getting to know each other

      • small python warm-up 

      • Manipulating and plotting your data

      12:30 - 13:30 : lunch break

          Afternoon (10’ break around 15:30):

      • Introduction to statistical inference and testing (confidence intervals, statistical errors)

          17:30 : end of the day - discussion

      Thursday 10:

      09:00 : beginning of the day - greetings

          Morning (10’ break around 10:30):

      • statistical testing

      12:30 - 13:30 : lunch break

          Afternoon (10’ break around 15:30):

      • Introduction to (linear) regression

          17:30 : end of the day - discussion


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