Event Organized by HEC : Biostatistics Online Courses for Biological and Health Sciences

Event Description

This is for the information that International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) in collaboration with Virtual Education Project Pakistan (VEPP) organizing on-line Ph.D. level course (1 credit-hour) entitled “Biostatistics for Biological and Health Sciences” will be delivered by Prof. Dr H. Anwar Ahmad (Professor, Jackson State University, Mississippi, USA) as per the following schedule:

Date:   August 20 to October 22, 2019

Days:  Every Tuesday

Time:  9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Venue: Lecture Hall ‘A’, LEJNSIC, ICCBS, University of Karachi

Introduction of the Speaker:

Dr Ahmad is a tenured Professor and Faculty Manager of the Biostatistical and Bioinformatics Core, an NIH funded consulting facility at Jackson State University, Mississippi, USA. Dr Ahmad is actively involved in multidisciplinary and multifunctional collaborative research nationally and internationally with organizations, such as US Department of Agriculture (Quantitative Risk Assessment Studies of Foodborne Illnesses), Department of State (Establishing a Biostatistical Consulting Center in Pakistan), etc.

Dr Ahmad has extensive publication record with more than 125 research papers, abstracts and conference proceedings.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the basic concepts of biostatistical methodologies
  • To apply these concepts in biomedical research
  • To familiarize with the SAS environment and be able to use SAS-procedures in various experimental designs and data analysis- depending upon the availability of the software package.

Schedule Time: 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Every Tuesday)

Weeks Topics
   1st Lecture  August 20, 2019 General Introduction to Biostatistics
   2nd Lecture August 27, 2019 Types of Studies; Frequency Distributions
   3rd Lecture  September 3, 2019 Summary Statistics
   4th Lecture  September 17, 2019 Probability Concepts; Some Important Distributions.
   5th Lecture  September 24, 2019 Statistical Inference
   6th Lecture  October 01, 2019 Hypothesis Testing
   7th Lecture October 8, 2019 Confidence Interval; Inference about Mean
   8th Lecture October 15, 2019 Analysis of Variance
October 22, 2019 Comprehensive Final Exam

When & Where

  •  From:Aug 20, 2019,9:00 am
  •  To:Aug 20, 2019,11:00 am
  • Lecture Delivered Venue:

International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi

Registration End Date

  •  Aug 28, 2019, 5:00 pm

Speaker/Presenter Name

Prof. Dr H. Anwar Ahmad

Speaker/Presenter Organization

Professor, Jackson State University, Mississippi, USA

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