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[Molecular-evolution] Course An Introduction to Statistical Methods in Epidemiology Using R, June 20-22, Barcelona.

Soledad De Esteban Trivigno via mol-evol%40net.bio.net (by soledad.esteban from transmittingscience.org)
Thu Dec 3 03:28:33 EST 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Registration is open for the course “An Introduction to Statistical Methods in
Epidemiology Using R”, June 20-22, 2016.

Instructor: Dr. Klaus Langohr (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain).

The course aims to give an introduction to basic statistical methods for
epidemiology. The topics treated in the course will be the following:

1. Design of epidemiological studies: cohort studies, case-control studies, and
cross-sectional studies.
2. Epidemiological measures of disease frequency and exposure-disease
3. Sources of bias in epidemiological studies: information, selection, and
confounding bias.
4. Bias control: stratification and matching.
5. Logistic regression.

After the completion of the course, the participants should have acquired basic
knowledge on these topics and should be able to apply the corresponding methods
to real data. For this purpose, theory sessions will be accompanied by practical
exercises with the statistical software R.

This course will be held in the Sabadell facilities of the Institut Català de
Paleontologia (Barcelona, Spain) and is organized by Transmitting Science and
the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia M. Crusafont. Place are limited and will be
covered by strict registration order.

More information: http://www.transmittingscience.org/courses/stats/epidemiology/

Please feel free to distribute this information between your colleagues if you
consider it appropriate.

With best regards

Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno, PhD.
Scientific Director
Transmitting Science
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