Understanding biostatistics is paramount for cancer research.
Biostatistics 101 for Cancer Researchers (BIOS 101), offered by the University of Florida Health Cancer Center (UFHCC), is a free, eight-part online lecture series introducing the basic principles of biostatistics for those new to biostatistical applications or in need of a refresher.
The goal of this class is to introduce the basic statistical concepts and methods for cancer research and promote rigors and reproducible statistical approach for research.
Course Overview and Registration
Biostatistics 101 will cover types of data, descriptive statistics, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation/regression, survival analysis, and sample size calculation/power analysis over eight lectures. Some classes will introduce basic theory and application of computing as a tool, using Excel or free software. Reproducibility and replicability of scientific research will be emphasized considerably.
Every Tuesday, September 8 – October 27, 2020 | 2 – 3 p.m.
Clinician, fellows, cancer researchers and students looking for and introduction to or refresher on basic biostatistical principles.
Registration is now closed.
Registrants may have registered for as many or few of the lectures as desired, however, certificates will only be awarded to those who pass the class and attend 7 or more of the 8 lectures.
Syllabus Overview and Registration Links
|September 8, 2020||Introduction||Registration Closed|
|September 15, 2020||Estimation/Hypothesis Testing and Statistical Inferences||Registration Closed|
|September 22, 2020||Common Statistical Tests I||Registration Closed|
|September 29, 2020||Common Statistical Tests II||Registration Closed|
|October 6, 2020||Introduction to Clinical Trials||Registration Closed|
|October 13, 2020||Survival Analysis||Registration Closed|
|October 20, 2020||Sample Size Calculation I||Registration Closed|
|October 27, 2020||Sample Size Calculation II||Registration Closed|