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LSA Course Guide Search Results: UG, GR, Winter 2007, Dept = BIOSTAT
 
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Title
Section
Instructor
Term
Credits
Requirements
BIOSTAT 449 — Topics in Biostatistics
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Venable Jr,Thomas Calvin

WN 2007
Credits: 3
Reqs: BS

An introduction to biostatistical topics: clinical trials, cohort and case-control studies; experimental versus observational data; issues of causation, randomization, placebos; case control studies; survival analysis; diagnostic testing; image analysis of PET and MRI scans; statistical genetics; longitudinal studies; and missing data. The course stresses both the development of theory and methods and the applications to real case studies and examples in the biomedical sciences.

Advisory Prerequisite: STATS 401 or permission of instructor.

BIOSTAT 646 — Data Analysis in Molecular Biology
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Ghosh,Debashis

WN 2007
Credits: 3
Reqs: BS

This course will cover statistical methods used to analyze data in experimental molecular biology, with an emphasis on gene and protein expression array data. Topics: data acquisition, databases, low level processing, normalization, quality control, statistical inference (group comparisons, cyclicity, survival), multiple comparisons, statistical learning algorithms, clustering visualization, and case studies.

Advisory Prerequisite: STATS,Graduate standing and STATS 400 (or equivalent)/permission of instructor. Students should have a strong preparation in either biology or some branch of quantitative analysis (mathematics, statistics, or computer science).

 
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