Basic statistics theory, Leuven

Basic statistics theory, Leuven

Target Audience:

Park Inn, Leuven

13 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

13 March 2020

Park Inn by Radisson Leuven

Martelarenlaan 36
3010 Leuven
Belgium

13 March 2020

Park Inn by Radisson Leuven
Public transport

The hotel is located 300m from Leuven Central Station. The hotel connects to Leuven Central Station by a pedestrian bridge.

13 March 2020

Park Inn by Radisson Leuven
Parking

Park Inn hotel has no own parking. It is possible to park underground in P1-Parking Station Leuven, Martelarenlaan 4, 3010 Leuven.

13 March 2020

Park Inn by Radisson Leuven
Location contact

+32 16 61 66 02

sales.leuven@parkinn.com

Contact

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