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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)

   3- Probability

   4- Estimation

   5- Hypothesis testing

   6- t-Test

   7- ANOVA

   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 scushing@uci.edu.  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!