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Become a UseR: A brief tour of R presentation

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The TN-CTSI invites you to attend the following presentation: Become a UseR: A brief tour of R presented by Dr. Saunak Sen and Gregory Farage, PhD . This webinar series is sponsored by the NIDA Center of Excellence in Omics, Systems Genetics, and the Addictome (P30 DA044223). 

The NIDA Center of Excellence in Omics, Systems Genetics, and the Addictome has put together a webinar series, Quantitative Genetics Tools for Mapping Trait Variation to Mechanisms, Therapeutics, and Interventions. The goal of this series is to transverse the path from trait variance to QTL to gene variant to molecular networks to mechanisms to therapeutic and interventions. Our webpage (https://opar.io/training/osga-webinar-series-2020.html) for the series includes links related to our first twelve webinars including their recordings.

Webinar #13 – Become a UseR: A brief tour of R
Friday, March 12th at  12pm CST

1-hour presentation followed by 30 minutes of discussion

We will introduce R programming language and outline the benefits of learning R.  We will give a brief tour of basic concepts and tasks: variables, objects, functions, basic statistics, visualization, and data import/export. We will showcase a practical example demonstrating statistical analysis.

Goals of this webinar: 

– Why should one use/learn R?
– How to install R/Rstudio
– Learn about R basics: variables, programming, functions
– Learn about the R package ecosystem that extends its capabilities
– See a basic statistical analysis example
– Learn about additional resources

There is no fee associated with this webinar, but users are asked to register to receive the Zoom link and password.
Registration: http://bit.ly/osga_2021-03-12

After the presentation, the recording will be made available at: https://opar.io/training/osga-webinar-series-2020.html