Topic outline

  • First Steps with R in Life Sciences

    27-28 October 2020

    From Lausanne

    This page is addressed to registered participants. To access course description and application form, please click here.

    For any assistance, please contact training@sib.swiss.


  • Schedule

    Day 1 (9h-17h):

    • Getting familiar with R and RStudio environments
    • Getting started with R syntax and objects
    • Formatting your data
    • Importing and exporting data with R

    Day 2 (9h-17h):

    • Building graphics with base R
    • ( Practicing statistics hypothesis testing and simple linear regression in R ) if time allows

    Examples and exercises are integrated in the chapters.

    • Software install

      Technical prerequisites:  

      • A computer with a reliable connection to the internet that is equipped for video conferencing (headset or microphone/speakers, webcam). Recommended browsers: Firefox or Chrome. 
      • The latest versions of R (version 4.0.3)  and RStudio need to be pre-installed.