HarvardX Biomedical Data Science Open Online Training - Data Analysis for the Life Sciences Series

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HarvardX Biomedical Data Science Open Online Training

In 2014 funding was received from the NIH BD2K initiative to develop MOOCs for biomedical data science. The courses are divided into the Data Analysis for the Life Sciences series, the Genomics Data Analysis series, and the Using Python for Research course.

This page includes links to the course material for the three courses:

Data Analysis for the Life Sciences:  Genomics Data Analysis Using Python for Research

Video lectures are included with, when available, an R markdown document to follow along, and the course itself. Note that you must be logged in to EdX to access the course. Registration is free. Links to the course pages are also included.

This site inclues a link to two other course sets: Genomics Data Analysis, and Using Python for Research.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Rafael Irizarry
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Harvard Medical School
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License - CC BY-SA 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data analysis
Programming
R software environment
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Engineering
Life Sciences: Genetics and Genomics
Medicine and Health Sciences
Medicine and Health Sciences: Biomedical Science
Published / Broadcast: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Harvard Medical School
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Collection - a group or set of items that comprise a single learning resource, e.g., a PDF version of a slide presentation, an audio file of the presentation and a textual representation of the oral transcription of the presentation.
Contributor Name: 
Name: 
JP Onnela
Type: 
Collaborator
Name: 
Vince Carey
Type: 
Collaborator
Name: 
Mike Love
Type: 
Collaborator
Name: 
Shirley Liu
Name: 
Heather Sternshein
Type: 
Collaborator
Name: 
Karl Broman
Type: 
Collaborator
Name: 
Idan Ginsburg
Type: 
Collaborator
Name: 
David Nunes
Type: 
Collaborator
Contact Person(s): 
Rafael Irizarry
Contact Organization(s): 
Harvard Medical School
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Research faculty
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)