BICF R for Beginners 1

Do you want to be to do simple statistical analyses yourself? Do you find yourself spending time and effort generating the same plots and statistics for each project? R is a freely available language and programming environment for statistical computing and graphics which provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques: linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, etc.

Download R Studio

If you already have R studio, please update your R here

Here are datasets that you will need for this course:

Statistical Test Dataset


Time Topic Instructor
July 12th 2018 Room NB2.100A
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Introduction to R
Data Files
Brandi Cantarel
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Introduction to R Workshop
11:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. Introduction to Statistics Rong Lu
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Statistics Workshop Dataset
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Introduction to Looping Functions Jeon Lee
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Loop Workshop
Looping Data
July 19th 2018 Room NB2.100A
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Introduction to Plotting Jeon Lee
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Plotting Workshop
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Introduction to RNASeq Analysis with BioHPC Astrocyte Gervaise Henry
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Student Project Presentations
Student Project Ideas

Student Presentations

Creation of Cumulative Distribution Function Plots

Bioconductor Function Tutorial