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Intro to R Data Analysis

Krishna Choudhary, Bioinformatics Core
  • Gladstone Data Science Training Program
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
UCSF Mission Hall, 550-16th Street, Room 1400, San Francisco, CA 94158

The high-level language of R is considered one of the most powerful languages for quantitative analysis, statistics, and graphics. This workshop will help you get started with analyzing your datasets and creating graphs for visualization. No background in statistics or computing necessary. Bring your laptop with RStudio and R installed.

Topics covered in this workshop include:
•    RStudio interface
•    Addition, subtraction, basic math operations
•    Assigning values to variables
•    Commenting in a script
•    Logical operators
•    Intro to functions and libraries
•    Reading data
•    Troubleshooting error messages
•    Exploring data (basic summaries, such as mean, median, etc.)
•    Selecting subsets of data
•    Plotting data
•    Data structures available in R

For the full workshop details and a link to register, please refer to the full event listing.


The Gladstone Data Science Training Program was started in 2018 to provide trainees with learning opportunities and hands-on workshops to improve their skills in bioinformatics and computational analysis. This program offers a series of workshops through the year to enable trainees to gain new skills and get support with their questions and data.

Upcoming Events

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