Advanced-level topics in biostatistics offered by regular and visiting faculty. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with BIOST 578; AWSpS.
The goal of this class is to practice the entire process of addressing a scientific problem by analyzing a data set, interpreting the results and writing a well-structured concise report.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Class discussions supplemented by weekly assignments.
Class assignments and grading
Students will work on two consecutive projects based on a real data set. The assignments will lead them through the process.