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Statistical Analysis in Bioinformatics

University System of Maryland (USMx), United States
Language course is: English
Focus: Bioinformatics
Target audience education / assumed knowledge: Undergraduate degree - biology, Undergraduate degree - computing/math
Educational certification/accreditation status: Micromasters can be used to transfer in 12 credits to the UM
Professional certification/accreditation status: None
Degree Offered: One-third of the edX Micromasters in Bioinformatics (1-3 mths)

Key characteristics of program:
This course is taught online via the edX platform. In this course, part of the Bioinformatics MicroMasters program, you will learn about the R language and environment and how to use it to perform statistical analyses on biological big datasets.
Program Goals:
Basic R Programming.
Applying packages in the R environment to determine changes in gene expression.
Applying packages in the R environment to locate genes in a full genomic sequence.

Additional Information
Year Program Established: 2017
Course/tuition costs: $249 if verified, otherwise free
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes

Average number of applicants per year: 4000
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 4000
Average number of incoming students per year: 4000
Average number of graduates per year: 70

Program URL: http://www.edx.org/course/statistical-analysis-bioinformatics-usmx-umuc-bif003x
Contact Person: Dr. James Coker ( [javascript protected email address])

Last updated: Mar 07, 2018

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