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Intro to R for Bioinformatics

Intro to R for Bioinformatics In-Person

Registration Required* and In Person


This is an introduction to R designed for participants with no programming experience. We will start with some basic information about R syntax, the RStudio interface (download from here before the workshop), and move through basic data types and format, how and why create R objects, deal with functions, arguments, packages, and finally the structure of data frames, manipulate rows and columns, how to import .csv files.

Note: This is a good introductory class before attending the workshop on how to run a differential gene expression analysis using the package “DESeq2”, Jan. 25th. 

This workshop is designed for: biomedical researchers with none to minimal knowledge of command language or R programming.

You will learn how to:

  • Basic data format and type in R
  • Base R functions
  • Basic data manipulation and inspection
  • Install R package such as Readr
  • Import .csv files using function read.csv()


Target audience: These classes are meant to novices in coding with R command language.

Seating – in person classes are limited to 16 places.

Registrations - open to all interested. However, seating will be on “first come, first served” basis.


Friday, February 23, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
SHM L 115, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar St
Medical School
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Sofia Fertuzinhos