Competencies describe activities or behaviors you should be able to demonstrate after completing your program.

  • Communicate statistics and bioinformatics results effectively to an identified audience in writing and orally
  • Work with probability and random variables in practice and in theory
  • Use and explain basic theories of statistical inference as applied to problems in genetics and bioinformatics
  • Use and explain linear (simple and multiple) and logistic regression
  • Apply prediction models and machine learning to bioinformatics or informatics data
  • Use one or more statistical packages including Bioconductor to perform standard bioinformatic analyses