Data Analysis for Genomics

  • April 13, 2014 · 3:30 PM
  • Ahnon's

This Sunday we'll be discussing the class material from Week 1 - so please be sure to finish the first 4 core lectures before Sunday's meetup.  If you have any specific questions you would like discussed, please post them to the meetup comments below so I can prepare accordingly.

Since most of the first week is an introduction to tools and statistical concepts in R, please also bring a laptop to follow along as we explore the concepts discussed.

NOTE: Out of respect for the Honor code any students taking this course for a certificate, we will not answer any of the homework/"Knowledge Check" questions, but we will gladly help with any of the underlying concepts that might not be clear.

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Mailing list for this on-going class: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/data-analysis-genomics

Data Analysis for Genomics is a free HarvardX course that begins on April 7. This group is forming to prepare for the course, study together during the course and to create hands-on genomic analysis projects during and after the course. 

This group will be led by Brett Bowman, a bioinformatician at Pacific Biosciences and has led similar courses at BioCurious.  

 

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  • Rena

    Posted some notes on the google group, in case anyone is interested

    April 15

  • Ken O.

    had questions and got them answered - can't ask for more!

    April 13

  • Naomi F.

    I won't be able to make it either because there's a car blocking my driveway. Next two Sundays won't work for me, but I will come in May. See some of you on Tuesday for Craig's molecular cloning class.

    April 13

  • Vic

    I'm doing well on the background and R programming, but have to skip due to other issues.. Plan to stay tuned in via .grps and come next Sunday

    April 13

  • Jing

    Lol, I just finished watching the lectures and it doesn't seem too bad. I'll be there next time as well =]

    April 13

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey study buddies, only got up to the EDA intro for week 1. Thinking I should stay at home and finish up the lectures myself, but I'll see you guys next Sunday!

    April 13

  • Ahnon

    We should probably post any future questions to https://groups.google.com/d/forum/data-analysis-genomics

    April 9

  • Ken O.

    How do I access an "R" library that is not in the collection already? I am trying to use 'purl' in the library 'knitr' but get the msg "there is no package called 'knitr" when I enter >library(knitr) into the R console.

    1 · April 9

    • A former member
      A former member

      local({
      r <- getOption("repos"­)
      r["CRAN"] <- "http://cran.cnr.berke...
      options(repos = r)
      })

      1 · April 9

    • Ken O.

      Thank you!!

      April 9

  • Ken O.

    OK, I finally figured out how access 'knitr' [it must be installed first: >install.packages("knitr")]. But there is a problem using 'purl' to access the file "Exploratory_Data_Analysis.Rmd" used in the PH525 course presentation: EDA Introduction. Anyone with ideas on this?

    April 9

  • Rena

    BTW, for those who don't have much experience with R and who like the MOOC medium, there's a Coursera course which just opened today which covers it: https://class.coursera.org/rprog-002

    1 · April 7

  • Ahnon

    Google group for this class: [masked]

    April 6

    • Ahnon

      Hi Vic - I can't bc I don't have your email address. Try this link instead: https://groups.google....­

      April 6

    • Vic

      Hi Ahnon, Here is my email: [masked] Thnx!

      April 7

  • A former member
    A former member

    I planned to come today, but now I'm behind on lab stuff and should do that instead.

    1 · April 6

    • Ahnon

      [masked]

      April 6

    • Vic

      Can I get on the google group? Thanks. You can email (temp username & pw) and let me know here to look at email there...

      April 6

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm stuck in traffic Armageddon.

    April 6

  • Franziska

    I can't make it this time. I'll be out of town.
    See you next week.

    1 · April 3

    • Ahnon

      NP! We'll post the notes to the list. See you next time!

      April 3

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