Basic statistics theory

Basic statistics theory

Target Audience:

Clemenspoort, Ghent

17 March 2020

General context

This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data. 
This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad Prism'. If you want to follow one of these trainings, you have to follow this introduction. Ít will give you all the theoretical background that you need. 
Those that already have a strong statistical background may register directly for the 'Basic statistics in R, part II' training. 

Objectives

After this basic statistics theory session, you should be able to:

  • Understand basic statistical concepts and methods for statistical analysis of life sciences data
  • Choose the correct statistical test for analyzing your data
  • Interpret and critically assess the results of basic statistical analyses
Required skills

No skills required.

Course materials

Trainers

Janick Mathys

VIB Bioinformatics Core training coordinator

Contact Janick Mathys :

Program

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Which statistical test should you choose ?

How to describe your data ?

How to visualize your data ?

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The do's and don'ts of reporting statistics 

Tips and tricks to improve the power of your tests 

Examples

Practical info

17 March 2020

Clemenspoort Gent

Overwale 3
9000 Ghent
Belgium

17 March 2020

Clemenspoort Gent
Public transport

The train station Ghent St-Pieters is only 250 m away. We have 40 bike lots.

17 March 2020

Clemenspoort Gent
Parking

We offer parking lots (1.20 € per hour). GPS address: Sint-Denijslaan 251.
Please take the neem the exit SPORTHAL HoGent (not Campus HoGent) and drive all the way to the end, so past the parking slots of HoGent.

17 March 2020

Clemenspoort Gent
Location contact

+32 476 46 10 40

info@clemenspoort.be

Contact

VIB training
Tel: +32 9 244 66 11
Mail: training@vib.be