Ken Rice and Thomas Lumley will give a course on advanced R programming in two locations this summer. 1. In Edinburgh, June 13-15 (the week before the International Conference in Quantitative Genetics). See http://www.eisg2012.org.uk/ 2. In Seattle, July 23-25, as part of the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics. See http://www.biostat.washington.
The course is about 60% lecture and 40% lab session (BYO R), covering
graphics, the S3 and S4 object systems, SQL and netCDF for large
datasets, reading and writing XML, and calling C code. It is designed
for people who are already familiar either with R or with programming
in other languages.
They will also give an introductory R course aimed at genetic analyses
in Seattle, July 9-11.