Summer 2019 Courses



Introduction to R Programming for Scientific Research (3 credits)

Science is increasingly inter-disciplinary, and programming has become a valuable skill in many investigations. This course is designed to empower you with the ability solve scientific problems through writing computer programs. Emphasis is placed on using the R language to solve biology problems.

Instructor: Erik Wright, Ph.D.

Term:  Summer (Summer 6-week-2)

Days/Times: Tuesdays/Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Location: Room 430, Bridgeside Point 2 (450 Technology Drive by Hot Metal Bridge)

Expected class size: 10-15



Internship in Global Health Informatics (3 credits)

The Summer Internship in Global Health Informatics will be expanded to accommodate 5 students from the US. Students will travel to Malawi to study Global Health Informatics in low-resource settings alongside Malawian health and technology professionals. Students will have an opportunity to propose, design and develop a product or intervention relevant to solving a particular problem the group has identified.

Instructor:  Gerald Douglas, Ph.D.

Term:  Summer

Days/Times:  TBA

Location:  Malawi, Africa

Prerequisites:  BIOINF 2124 and permission from instructor

Expected class size:  4-5