BIOL 597 (Winter - 2 credits)

Advanced Biostatistics

Seminar: T R 9:30-11:00
Feb. 3 - Mar. 26, 2015
*Note: There is a possibility that BIOL 596 and 597 will be taught as a single 3-credit course (598) next winter


Instructor(s):
J. Sakata
N4/8
(514) 398-3636
jon.sakata@mcgill.ca
Prerequisite(s):
BIOL 373 or equivalent, and permission of instructor; BIOL 596 recommended
Content:
This course will be oriented to help graduates and upper division undergraduates with data analysis challenges they are facing in their own research. It is designed to be an extension of BIOL 596, Advanced Experimental Design. ANOVA, regression, mixed models, information theory, etc.
       
Readings:
   
Selected readings from textbooks, journal articles
 
   
Method:      
It will consist of formal lectures, discussions of scientific papers and model experiments, student discussions of analytical techniques, and student presentations of the application of statistical approaches to their own data.
       
Evaluation:
   
Based on written assignments, class presentations and participation.  

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Last update: April 7, 2014