IBSTATB15
Introductory Biostatistics for BiologistsTimetable (provisional) 
Mon, Jun 15th 
Day #1

09:30  10:00 
Introduction to the course and self presentation of the participants 
10:00  11:00 
The importance of Statistics. Quantitative observations. Accuracy and Precision. Observations with error. Chance. Probabilities. Causation. 
11:00  11:30  Coffee Break 
11:30  12:30 
Descriptive Statistics I Basic concepts. Describing and summarizing data. Summary statistics and plots for univariate and bivariate data. 
12:30  14:00  Lunch Break 
14:00  16:00 
Descriptive Statistics Exercises I 
16:00  16:30  Tea Break 
16:30  18:00 
Descriptive Statistics Exercises II 
Tue, Jun 16th 
Day #2

09:30  11:00 
Review of probability theory I Probability, random variables and their properties. Independence and conditional probability. 
11:00  11:30  Coffee Break 
11:30  12:30 
Review of probability theory II Distributions: discrete random variables and continuous random variables. 
12:30  14:00  Lunch Break 
14:00  16:00 
Review of probability theory Exercises III 
16:00  16:30  Tea Break 
16:30  18:00 
Review of probability theory Exercises IV 
Wed, Jun 17th 
Day #3

09:30  11:00 
Statistical inference I Sampling distributions. Confidence Intervals. 
11:00  11:30  Coffee Break 
11:30  12:30 
Statistical inference II Hypothesis Testing (Introduction). 
12:30  14:00  Lunch Break 
14:00  16:00  Satistical inference III Hypothesis testing (parametric tests). 
16:00  16:30  Tea Break 
16:30  18:00 
Statistical inference Exercises V 
Thu, Jun 18th 
Day #4

09:30  11:00 
Statistical inference Hypothesis testing (nonparametric tests). Contingency tables. 
11:00  11:30  Coffee Break 
11:30  12:30 
Statistical inference Exercises VI 
12:30  14:00  Lunch Break 
14:00  16:00 
Statistical inference Exercises VII 
16:00  16:30  Tea Break 
16:30  18:00 
Survival analysis Basic concepts. Exercises VIII 
Fri, Jun 19th 
Day #5

09:30  11:00 
Design of experiments I ANOVA: oneway, twoway, repeated measures. 
11:00  11:30  Coffee Break 
11:30  12:30 
Design of experiments I Exercises IX 
12:30  14:00  Lunch Break 
14:00  16:00 
Design of experiments II Factorial design. Latin Squares. Exercises X 
16:00  16:30  Tea Break 
16:30  18:00 
Final wrapup session 
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