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CBB Jamboree - Intro to R

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Course Description

This course is designed for the Yale University Computational Biology & Bioinformatics (CBB) program's Jamboree. It provides a quick introduction to basic R commands while assuming familiarity with programming concepts. The majority of the course focuses on tidy data analysis using tidyr/dplyr and visualization using ggplot2

  1. 1

    Intro to basics

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    In this chapter, based on DataCamp's Intro To R course, you will take your first steps with R. You will learn how to use the console as a calculator and how to assign variables. You will also get to know the basic data types in R. Let's get started!

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    How it works
    100 xp
    Variable assignment
    100 xp
    Basic data types in R
    100 xp
    What's a data frame?
    100 xp
    Quick, have a look at your data
    100 xp
    A second look, data structure
    100 xp
    Slicing data frames
    100 xp
  2. 2

    Data the Tidy Way

    Free

    In this chapter, you will learn some of the fundamentals of taking raw data and cleaning it to form tidy data, the fundamental currency of data science and visualization tools such as ggplot2.

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  3. 4

    Application to Expression Data

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    In this chapter, you will combine what you learned in the first three chapters to read in, tidy, and visualize gene expression data. Let's get started!

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  4. 5

    Extra Credit - Summarising Data

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    Now at the end of our course, use what you know to take your data science investigations to the next level!

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Stefan Avey

Bioinformatics PhD Candidate at Yale University passionate about data science and data visualization in HealthTech and EdTech
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Robert Amezquita

PhD Candidate at Yale University Dept. of Immunobiology, with a fondness for (epi)genomics, cooking, dogs, biking, and Rocket League.
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