GS14 1612 Biostatistics for Life Scientists
Ribelayga, Christophe. Two semester hours. Spring, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.
This is an entry-to-intermediate level course of biostatistics aimed at scientists in the life sciences. During the first half of the semester, the course will introduce students to the basic concepts and statistical tests that are routinely encountered in analyzing scientific data in designed experiments, as opposed to the analysis of clinical or epidemiological type data. Following an introduction to probability, students will learn what statistical tests are appropriate and how to run them. Emphasis is on intelligent usage rather than mathematical formality. Standard tests such as t, z,