BIOL 706 (01) - Data Science with R for the Life Sciences

Data Science for Life Sciences

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Biology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 13889
Introduces students to the basic data analysis and programming tools commonly used throughout the life sciences. Students will become proficient in R programming, data wrangling and cleaning, the principles of open and reproducible science, SQL database management, version control via Git/Github, building maps, and Bash command lines. Data sets and case studies from across the life sciences will be used throughout the course. The class culminates with an small group project.
Cross listed with : BIOL 806.01
Instructors: Easton White

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm NESM 226
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 W 12:10pm - 1:30pm SLS G47
Additional Course Details: 

The course is best for students with interest in conducting research at UNH. Students without any data science skills or coding background should also consider BIOL 633 (which is also offered in the Fall semester).