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3 days Experimental design and statistical data analysis for qPCR

19 Mar 2014 - 21 Mar 2014 - Prague, Czech Republic

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Target audience: Medium to Advanced qPCR users

Entrance qualifications: Hands-on qPCR module or similar knowledge

Description: This is a comprehensive course teaching the basics of statistics including the most common methods to analyze univariate as well as multivariate qPCR. The course includes extensive computer based exercises. The course contains:

Day 1- Real-time PCR experimental design and basic data processing

Basic principles of statistics
Experimental design, selecting reference genes
Absolute quantification

Day 2- Statistical analysis of real-time PCR data

Advanced principles of statistics
Statistical tests
Ability to detect a difference
Separate variance contributions
Relative quantification, Comparison of groups

Day 3- Gene expression profiling with real-time PCR

Multiplate measurements
Introduction to Expression Profiling
Data preprocessing
Classification methods

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