A Short Course for UCI Faculty, Staff, & Students
INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS FOR MEDICAL RESEARCHERS
Monday, March 24, 2014 to Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The UCI Institute for Clinical & Translational Science (ICTS) is offering this three-day course on Monday, March 24, Tuesday March 25 & Wednesday, March 26. The course will meet from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 2011 Donald Bren Hall.
Course Description: This course provides an overview of introductory-level statistics.
Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will have learned more about:
1- The uses and limitations of statistical methods
2- Issues related to designing and analysis of scientific studies
3- Data exploration techniques
4- Some common statistical analysis methods such as t-test, chi-squared test & ANOVA
Topics: The course will address the following topics:
1- A brief overview of design and analysis of scientific studies
2- Exploring data (summary statistics and data visualization techniques)
5- Hypothesis testing
8- Categorical data analysis
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills
Textbook: Biostatistics with R, An Introduction to Statistics Through Biological Data, Babak
Shahbaba, Springer, 2012. We will provide supplementary lecture notes.
Instructor: Babak Shahbaba, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UC Irvine Department of Statistics
Registration Fee: The registration fee for UCI faculty, clinicians, and staff is $100.00; for UCI students it is $50.00. If space is available, non-UCI parties may register for a fee of $150.00.
To Register: Click on the following link to register for this course: http://www1.icts.uci.edu/ccgateway/biostats.cfm
If you have any questions about registration, please contact Sarah Cushing at 714-456-2313 or email@example.com. Additional and more detailed course information will be sent with your registration confirmation notice.
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2014 or when the course reaches capacity, whichever comes first!