Training Course Details


Course Level: Foundation

This is a five-day intensive course on R and Bioconductor. The course will be a mixture of lectures and computer practicals. The final day provide participants an opportunity to analyse their own data.


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Course Details

Course Structure

This course will be structured as follows:

  • Day 1: Introduction to R
    • Standard R data types, base graphics, Manipulating data*
  • Day 2: Bioconductor input/output
    • What is Bioconductor
    • Installing packages
    • Loading Affymetrix and Illumina data into R
    • Data quality checks
  • Day 3:
    • Object-oriented programming in R
    • Microarray data analysis including Limma, RankProd
  • Day 4: Clustering, ArrayExpress, GO stats
  • Day 5: RNAseq and Analysis of participants’ data

Prior Knowledge

Prior knowledge: No prior programming knowledge of any kind is assumed.