Statistics for Experimental Biologists


Topic index

Key books

External links

Experimental Design

  1. What is "n" in cell culture experiments?
  2. Randomisation I: spatial arrangement of samples
  3. Randomisation II: order of sample collection and processing
  4. Are litter effects something you need to consider?

Graphics and Visualisation

  1. Graphing repeated measures data


  1. Don't hack up biology to fit a statistical test
  2. Pseudoreplication and how to avoid it
  3. Combining results across experiments

Basic Statistics

  1. What exactly is a p-value?


  1. Putting the methods you use into context
  2. Which statistics software to use?
  3. Useful software for biologists
  4. Scientific fraud and misconduct