BIOS 221/STATS 366: Modern Statistics for Modern Biology
Summer Quarter 2015
Manhattan Plot from the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Nature 2007.
This type of plot is used to show which genomic loci are significantly associated with
a phenotype such as Type 2 Diabetes.
In preparation for the course, please follow the download instructions.
For those taking the course for a letter grade, the final 10 page paper showing and interpreting your results (from your proposal) is due August 7th.
Schedule and Location
Lecture: 06/22/2014 - 07/10/2015 MTWThF, 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Labs: Week 1: TWThF, Week2: MTWTh, Week 3: MTWTh
Instructors & TAs
Lan Huong Nguyen
Course Overview and Prerequisites
Introductory Examples: Poisson, Multinomial, Probability Statistics
High Graphics (real examples of Biological Data)
Sequence Data, Variants, Mixture Simulation
Clustering and Distances
Seven Labs to Complete (6 Best Used): 20%
Participation in Class: 20%
Lecture scribing : 10% (Due July 11th)
Project Proposal (Due July 10th; Required for Letter Grade): 15%
Final Project (Due August 6th; Required for Letter Grade) 35%