Education - Introduction to R and Data Visualization for Bioinformatics Workshop

Introduction to R and Data Visualization for Bioinformatics

This workshop provides a basic introduction to the R language and visualizing data. No prior experience with R or any other programming language is expected or required. This workshop is designed to give biologists fundamental skills for manipulating data and creating visualizations in an R environment with a focus on bioinformatic data.

Included topics

  • Introduction to the R language
  • Data structures and conditional programming (for loops, functions, etc)
  • Multiple techniques for plotting in R
  • Building statistical models and visualizing outputs
  • Use of common bioinformatic packages
  • Analysis and interpretation of sequencing datasets

Dates and Registration

The registration fee for this workshop is $375 for general registrations and $175 for students.

Currently, we are not accepting registrations at this time, check back for more information.

Location and Times

This virtual workshop will be held from 11 am to 5 pm (Eastern time, Washington DC, USA). Recordings will be made available following each session and accessible for one year from the end of the workshop.


Please send any questions to Joe Receveur (Jreceveur AT