Biostatistics

BIOL-UA 42

Provides an introduction to the use of statistical methods for analyzing biological data. Introduces methods for describing and displaying data, the role and use of probability in describing and understanding living systems, hypothesis testing, and how to design experiments. Biological data and R—a free, open-source statistical software package—are used to gain proficiency with these tools.

Format: Lecture, Recitation

Prerequisites: PoB2 (BIOL-UA 12 or 9012)

Corequisites: None

Location: New York

Equivalent(s): None

Syllabus

Term(s) offered:

Requirements satisfied:
  • Major: Biology Standard Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Quantitative Skills
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: Ecology Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Quantitative Skills
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: GPH/Biology
      • Required
  • Minor: Environmental Biology
      • Elective