A Short Course for UCI Faculty, Staff, & Students
INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS FOR MEDICAL RESEARCHERS
Monday, April 29, 2013 through Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The UCI Institute for Clinical & Translational Science (ICTS) is offering this three-day course on Monday, April 29, Tuesday April 30 & Wednesday, May 1. The course will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Room CS 432 of the Computer Science Building (302).
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; available for download (free-of-charge) through the UCI library.
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 obtain a registration request form for this course:
If you have any questions about registration, please contact Erika Whitton at (714) 456-2313 or email@example.com. Additional and more detailed course information will be sent with your registration confirmation notice.
Registration Deadline: April 19, 2013 or when the course reaches capacity, whichever comes first!