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CRI Seminar Series: Introduction to Reproducible Research via R Markdown

February 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Introduction to Reproducible Research via R Markdown
Speaker: Lei Huang, PhD
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 1:30-1:30pm
Location: KCBD 1103

Join the CRI Seminar Series for an overview of using R Markdown to make your research more robust and reproducible.

Senior Bioinformatician Lei Huang, PhD, will discuss best practices and tools to facilitate reproducible research in data analysis with a focus on the R programming language and software environment. The following topics will be discussed:

  • What is reproducible research?
  • What changes you can make to your research to make it more robust and reproducible?
  • What is R Markdown?
  • Learn the basic R Markdown syntax
  • Learn to create an R Markdown document
  • How to use Git through the RStudio interface (if time permits)

Please note:

To participate in this workshop, you will need to bring your own laptop computer. Please prepare the following:

This session will assume that participants already have basic R programming knowledge, including data structure (list, vector, data frame, etc.), read and write files, simple statistical tests, and basic plots.

Please register to reserve your seat.



February 7
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery
900 E. 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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