October 16-17, 2017

Monday - Tuesday

Germantown, MD

The Bioscience Education Center

9:00am-5:00pm

1 Hour Lunch Break

'R' is a popular statistics software program used widely in various research fields.  This two day lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is designed to introduce bench scientists to R programming, utilizing the different tools available for scientific data analysis.  Hands-on topics will include Data Types; Import/Export Data; "Manipulation of Tabular Data", "Basic Statistics", and "Visualization using R".  

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Lecture and Hands-on Interactive Training
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Team taught by active researchers
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Comprehensive binder containing workshop material
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Space limited to 24 participants
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Registration Fee: $695

Course Director

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Sijung Jun, PhD,
C.E.O. of Yotta Biomed, LLC

Laptops are available on site but you are also welcome to bring your own (please make sure you have administrator rights). Assistance will be given to those who need help installing 'R' and 'R Studio'.  By using your personal laptop, you will be able to continue using R and R Studio, utilizing the examples given during the program after the workshop has ended.

Dr. Yun obtained his Ph.D. in computational biology from Boston University, with his research focusing on the aggregation of amyloid beta protein in Alzheimer's disease.  Sijung took a postdoc position at the NIH, with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) studying structural bioinformatics and proteomics. Later, he worked at the genomics core in National Institute of Diabetes Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Currently, he is an independent contract bioinformatician primarily working for National Institutes of Health (NIH), C.E.O. of Yotta Biomed, LLC and is a lead instructor in numerous bioinformatics next generation sequencing (NGS) training activities. Dr. Yun had directed our Bio-Trac NGS related workshops since 2009 and has provide NGS instruction to over 700 Bio-Trac participants. 

The Bioscience Education Center

Montgomery College
20200 Observation Drive
Germantown, MD 20876